The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 643 548 545
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 297 460 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 257 394 463
Median salary £34,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Server Support in the job title.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support within the UK.

Server Support Salary Trend in the UK

Server Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -74 292 £34,000 -2.85% 36
South East +39 106 £31,500 -4.54% 9
London -16 105 £42,500 +18.05% 5
Berkshire +36 46 £37,500 -9.63% 3
East Midlands +29 37 £32,250 -7.85% 1
Oxfordshire +23 28 £31,000 -22.50% 4
Northamptonshire +27 24 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Northampton +23 23 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Abingdon - 20 £31,500 - 2
West Midlands -16 18 £33,250 -7.63%
Reading +23 16 £57,500 +88.52% 2
Surrey -18 16 £24,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +11 15 £23,000 -23.07% 6
City of London +32 10 £26,500 -24.28% 4
West Yorkshire +16 10 £24,000 -4.00% 5
Coventry +3 8 £40,500 -15.62%
Kent -10 8 £42,500 +41.66%
Windsor - 7 £37,500 -
East Sussex +20 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Slough +7 5 £32,500 -21.68%
North West +4 5 £28,000 -15.15% 10
Lincolnshire +2 5 £27,750 -11.90%
Lincoln +2 5 £27,750 +29.06%
Wokingham -17 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Coulsdon - 5 £25,000 -
Epsom - 5 £24,000 -
Brighton +13 4 £40,000 +60.00%
Leeds +12 4 £23,000 -23.33% 4
Nottingham +8 4 £31,250 -3.84%
Manchester +5 4 £32,500 -13.33% 3

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Server Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 571 (86.25%) Windows
2 454 (68.58%) Windows Server
3 353 (53.32%) Microsoft
4 325 (49.09%) VMware
5 304 (45.92%) Active Directory
6 234 (35.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 222 (33.53%) MS Exchange
8 200 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 195 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 167 (25.23%) Linux
11 151 (22.81%) SQL Server
12 147 (22.21%) SAN
12 147 (22.21%) Firewall
13 142 (21.45%) MS Office
14 138 (20.85%) Hyper-V
15 130 (19.64%) MS Excel
15 130 (19.64%) Office 365
16 127 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 119 (17.98%) DNS
18 115 (17.37%) Citrix
19 114 (17.22%) SQL
20 107 (16.16%) Cisco
21 106 (16.01%) ITIL
22 104 (15.71%) Windows 7
23 102 (15.41%) Windows Server 2003
24 97 (14.65%) HP
25 92 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
26 91 (13.75%) LAN
26 91 (13.75%) MCSE
27 83 (12.54%) WAN

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 222 (33.53%) MS Exchange
2 92 (13.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (9.97%) Tomcat
4 54 (8.16%) Apache
5 52 (7.85%) SharePoint
6 48 (7.25%) IIS
7 45 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 28 (4.23%) JBoss
9 26 (3.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.93%) WebSphere
10 25 (3.78%) Skype for Business
11 22 (3.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 21 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2000
13 20 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (2.72%) WebLogic
15 9 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (1.21%) Site Server
17 7 (1.06%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 142 (21.45%) MS Office
2 130 (19.64%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Cognos Planning
1 6 (0.91%) ResourceLink
1 6 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.45%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 130 (19.64%) Office 365
2 54 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.68%) SaaS
4 20 (3.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 17 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.60%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.45%) Route 53
8 2 (0.30%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 147 (22.21%) Firewall
1 147 (22.21%) SAN
2 119 (17.98%) DNS
3 91 (13.75%) LAN
4 83 (12.54%) DHCP
4 83 (12.54%) WAN
5 80 (12.08%) TCP/IP
6 50 (7.55%) VPN
7 44 (6.65%) HTTP
8 42 (6.34%) NAS
9 31 (4.68%) LDAP
9 31 (4.68%) VLAN
10 29 (4.38%) Internet
11 24 (3.63%) VoIP
12 14 (2.11%) SMTP
12 14 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (2.11%) Wireless
13 9 (1.36%) SSL
14 8 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.76%) MySQL
3 23 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.32%) RDBMS
5 19 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.51%) DB2
8 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.91%) Cognos Impromptu
9 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.60%) GIS
10 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.45%) MS Access
12 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Git (software)
1 6 (0.91%) JIRA
2 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.15%) Ant
5 1 (0.15%) Maven
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (6.65%) Finance
2 32 (4.83%) Retail
3 21 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.51%) Banking
5 8 (1.21%) Advertising
6 7 (1.06%) Law
6 7 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.91%) Back Office
7 6 (0.91%) Legal
8 4 (0.60%) Publishing
9 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.89%) .NET
2 29 (4.38%) LAMP
3 27 (4.08%) Web Services
4 21 (3.17%) Middleware
5 6 (0.91%) 802.1X
5 6 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.76%) CSS
6 5 (0.76%) HTML
7 3 (0.45%) EDI
7 3 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.30%) WSH
9 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.15%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.15%) RESTful
9 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.15%) Spring
9 1 (0.15%) XML
9 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.95%) Data Centre
2 38 (5.74%) Blackberry
3 30 (4.53%) Driving Licence
4 20 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.02%) Clustering
5 13 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.96%) Microsoft Licensing
6 12 (1.81%) Replication
7 10 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.51%) iPhone
8 9 (1.36%) iPad
9 8 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.21%) Handset
10 6 (0.91%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.76%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.60%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 571 (86.25%) Windows
2 454 (68.58%) Windows Server
3 234 (35.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 195 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 167 (25.23%) Linux
6 104 (15.71%) Windows 7
7 102 (15.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (11.63%) Windows 8
9 44 (6.65%) Unix
10 43 (6.50%) Mac OS X
11 35 (5.29%) Windows 10
12 30 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (4.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 25 (3.78%) AIX
14 22 (3.32%) Android
15 19 (2.87%) Windows XP
16 16 (2.42%) HPUX
17 13 (1.96%) CentOS
18 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
19 7 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (16.01%) ITIL
2 47 (7.10%) Mentoring
3 43 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (6.34%) Service Management
5 36 (5.44%) Project Management
6 33 (4.98%) Server Virtualisation
7 26 (3.93%) Time Management
8 24 (3.63%) Problem Management
8 24 (3.63%) Service Delivery
9 23 (3.47%) Web Operations
10 16 (2.42%) Migration
11 15 (2.27%) Coaching
11 15 (2.27%) ITSM
12 14 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (2.11%) Web Filtering
13 13 (1.96%) CRM
13 13 (1.96%) Software Licensing
14 12 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (1.66%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 114 (17.22%) SQL
2 79 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 34 (5.14%) Java
4 22 (3.32%) Perl
5 9 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.21%) C#
7 7 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.91%) C
9 5 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.76%) Python
10 4 (0.60%) VBA
11 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.30%) PHP
12 2 (0.30%) VB
12 2 (0.30%) VBScript
13 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 127 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (13.75%) MCSE
3 77 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (10.12%) CCNA
5 45 (6.80%) MCSA
6 41 (6.19%) Degree
7 37 (5.59%) MCITP
8 17 (2.57%) MCP
9 10 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.36%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.21%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.91%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.45%) CCNP
14 3 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.30%) CCDA
15 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.30%) VCP5
16 1 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.52%) SLA
2 5 (0.76%) QA
3 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 304 (45.92%) Active Directory
2 200 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (20.85%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.14%) vSphere
5 33 (4.98%) Terminal Services
6 24 (3.63%) XenServer
7 22 (3.32%) Oracle RAC
8 19 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (2.87%) XenApp
9 18 (2.72%) VMware ESX
10 16 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 8 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (1.06%) Firmware
12 7 (1.06%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.91%) Xen
14 4 (0.60%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.60%) vCloud
15 3 (0.45%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 59 (8.91%) SCOM
2 42 (6.34%) SCCM
3 35 (5.29%) Backup Exec
4 31 (4.68%) Puppet
5 22 (3.32%) Nagios
6 20 (3.02%) OpenAM
7 18 (2.72%) WSUS
8 17 (2.57%) Tivoli
9 16 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (1.96%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (0.76%) Legato
14 5 (0.76%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 4 (0.60%) AirWatch
15 4 (0.60%) DameWare
15 4 (0.60%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 353 (53.32%) Microsoft
2 325 (49.09%) VMware
3 115 (17.37%) Citrix
4 107 (16.16%) Cisco
5 97 (14.65%) HP
6 70 (10.57%) IBM
7 61 (9.21%) Oracle
8 45 (6.80%) Red Hat
9 40 (6.04%) Apple
10 37 (5.59%) NetApp
11 35 (5.29%) Veeam
12 34 (5.14%) Symantec
13 30 (4.53%) Sun
14 24 (3.63%) Avaya
15 21 (3.17%) Dell
16 17 (2.57%) EMC
17 15 (2.27%) Intel Security
18 14 (2.11%) WatchGuard
19 11 (1.66%) Google
20 9 (1.36%) SolarWinds
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Private Health + 6% pe
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + £3000 annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + On call allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 12 days ago