The median annual salary for a Server Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Support
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 677 613 568
Rank change year-on-year -64 -45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 180 303 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 159 272 370
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Server Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in England

Server Support
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Server Support in England

Server Support
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Support in England

Server Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +6 91 £35,000 -18.60% 3
South East -20 39 £26,000 -18.75% 1
East of England +5 14 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +4 13 £37,500 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +1 12 £27,500 - 2
South West +8 8 £32,750 +9.16% 5
North West -48 2 £26,750 -17.69% 3
West Midlands -2 1 £27,000 -18.79% 1
Server Support
UK

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 320 (89.89%) Windows
2 279 (78.37%) Windows Server
3 213 (59.83%) Active Directory
4 205 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 187 (52.53%) VMware
6 156 (43.82%) MS Exchange
7 149 (41.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 145 (40.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 144 (40.45%) Firewall
10 143 (40.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 124 (34.83%) Office 365
12 117 (32.87%) Hyper-V
13 103 (28.93%) DNS
14 92 (25.84%) DHCP
15 88 (24.72%) Windows 7
16 87 (24.44%) Cisco
17 84 (23.60%) VPN
18 79 (22.19%) Degree
19 75 (21.07%) Linux
20 70 (19.66%) TCP/IP
21 69 (19.38%) SharePoint
21 69 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
22 68 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
23 66 (18.54%) PowerShell
24 58 (16.29%) SQL Server
25 57 (16.01%) LAN
26 56 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
27 53 (14.89%) VLAN
27 53 (14.89%) Citrix
28 52 (14.61%) ITIL

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 156 (43.82%) MS Exchange
2 69 (19.38%) SharePoint
3 56 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (9.83%) Skype for Business
6 20 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (5.06%) Tomcat
8 16 (4.49%) IIS
9 15 (4.21%) Apache
10 14 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.12%) JBoss
11 4 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.56%) Confluence
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (3.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Exstream
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 124 (34.83%) Office 365
2 26 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.40%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.40%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (40.45%) Firewall
2 103 (28.93%) DNS
3 92 (25.84%) DHCP
4 84 (23.60%) VPN
5 70 (19.66%) TCP/IP
6 57 (16.01%) LAN
7 53 (14.89%) VLAN
8 50 (14.04%) WAN
9 39 (10.96%) SAN
10 35 (9.83%) MPLS
11 34 (9.55%) Wireless
12 30 (8.43%) VoIP
13 22 (6.18%) Skype
14 17 (4.78%) Internet
15 14 (3.93%) WebEx
16 9 (2.53%) iSCSI
17 7 (1.97%) IPsec
18 6 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
18 6 (1.69%) PBX
19 5 (1.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.65%) MySQL
5 13 (3.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Selenium
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (13.20%) Finance
2 17 (4.78%) Banking
3 11 (3.09%) Retail
3 11 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) Law
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.34%) Software Packaging
2 9 (2.53%) .NET
3 7 (1.97%) Web Services
4 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.12%) Middleware
6 3 (0.84%) LAMP
7 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.56%) Flash
8 1 (0.28%) COM
8 1 (0.28%) HTML
8 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.30%) Blackberry
2 25 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.46%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 19 (5.34%) Hedge funds
6 13 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.65%) Replication
7 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.12%) Fintech
9 3 (0.84%) Clustering
9 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.56%) CCTV
10 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.56%) Fedwire
10 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 320 (89.89%) Windows
2 279 (78.37%) Windows Server
3 145 (40.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 143 (40.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (24.72%) Windows 7
6 75 (21.07%) Linux
7 69 (19.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (12.92%) Windows 10
9 42 (11.80%) Windows XP
10 30 (8.43%) Windows 8
11 19 (5.34%) Windows Vista
12 15 (4.21%) Mac OS
13 10 (2.81%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (2.25%) Android
15 6 (1.69%) CentOS
16 4 (1.12%) Unix
17 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.61%) ITIL
2 38 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (7.30%) Service Management
4 20 (5.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 19 (5.34%) Task Automation
6 16 (4.49%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.49%) Migration
7 14 (3.93%) Change Management
8 13 (3.65%) E-Commerce
8 13 (3.65%) Information Security
9 12 (3.37%) Incident Management
10 11 (3.09%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (3.09%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (2.81%) Server Building
12 9 (2.53%) Time Management
13 8 (2.25%) Change Control
13 8 (2.25%) Project Management
13 8 (2.25%) Service Delivery
14 7 (1.97%) DevOps
14 7 (1.97%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.54%) PowerShell
2 40 (11.24%) SQL
3 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.12%) C#
4 3 (0.84%) C
4 3 (0.84%) Java
4 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.84%) Perl
4 3 (0.84%) VB
5 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.28%) Python
6 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (22.19%) Degree
2 68 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (11.80%) MCSE
4 35 (9.83%) MCP
5 34 (9.55%) MCSA
6 21 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (5.34%) Master's Degree
8 13 (3.65%) GNVQ
8 13 (3.65%) HND
9 11 (3.09%) CCNA
9 11 (3.09%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.09%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.25%) MCITP
12 6 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.40%) CCNP
14 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.56%) LPIC
14 2 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.90%) SLA
2 13 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 213 (59.83%) Active Directory
2 149 (41.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (32.87%) Hyper-V
4 44 (12.36%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (10.96%) vSphere
6 25 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
7 14 (3.93%) XenApp
8 9 (2.53%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.97%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.56%) XenServer
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (12.36%) Backup Exec
2 31 (8.71%) SCCM
3 27 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (3.65%) DameWare
4 13 (3.65%) Perfmon
5 12 (3.37%) Ansible
6 9 (2.53%) Puppet
6 9 (2.53%) SCOM
7 5 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.84%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.56%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.56%) SCSM
11 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 205 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 187 (52.53%) VMware
3 87 (24.44%) Cisco
4 53 (14.89%) Citrix
5 38 (10.67%) HP
6 34 (9.55%) Veeam
7 31 (8.71%) Symantec
8 30 (8.43%) Meraki
9 21 (5.90%) Red Hat
10 20 (5.62%) Dell
11 19 (5.34%) Draytek
11 19 (5.34%) WatchGuard
12 15 (4.21%) NetApp
12 15 (4.21%) SonicWALL
13 14 (3.93%) 3Com
13 14 (3.93%) D-Link
13 14 (3.93%) Linksys
13 14 (3.93%) NETGEAR
14 12 (3.37%) CheckPoint
15 11 (3.09%) Veritas
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