The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 207 206 186
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 4 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.13% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 16
Average salary £28,750 £31,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.73% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,500 £28,375
10% offered a salary of more than £35,650 £38,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Server Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5168 5290 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.35% 94.80% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4462 3977
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support across the West Midlands region.

Server Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Server Support
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -7 2 £26,750 -15.07%
Birmingham -1 1 £37,000 +51.02% 2
Staffordshire -11 1 £25,000 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SCOM
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
6 3 (37.50%) CommVault
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (25.00%) PowerShell

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Intranet
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) VCP4
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (12.50%) MOM
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CommVault
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Finjan
6 1 (12.50%) Acronis
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