Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Support was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Server Support
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 452 443
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 97 146 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 91 146 203
South East median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -13.04% +9.52%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £41,750 £61,250 £42,350
England median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29566 34125 41527
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28612 34601
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Server Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in the South East

Server Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Server Support in the South East

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Support in the South East

Server Support
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +22 35 £32,500 +30.00% 1
West Sussex +10 26 £26,000 -38.82%
Hampshire +8 13 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Thames Valley -51 13 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -20 8 £37,500 +20.97%
Kent +15 4 £32,500 +35.42%
Middlesex - 4 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £37,500 +19.05%
East Sussex -6 2 £50,000 +57.48%
Oxfordshire -16 2 £27,750 -0.89% 1
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 93 (95.88%) Windows
2 72 (74.23%) Active Directory
2 72 (74.23%) Windows Server
3 63 (64.95%) VMware
4 59 (60.82%) Microsoft
5 50 (51.55%) Office 365
6 44 (45.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (42.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
8 40 (41.24%) Hyper-V
9 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (37.11%) ITIL
9 36 (37.11%) Firewall
10 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (32.99%) Windows 10
12 27 (27.84%) Windows 7
13 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Office
13 26 (26.80%) DNS
14 23 (23.71%) Problem Management
14 23 (23.71%) Citrix
15 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
15 22 (22.68%) SharePoint
16 19 (19.59%) Dell
17 18 (18.56%) Cisco
17 18 (18.56%) Management Information System
18 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (17.53%) NetApp
18 17 (17.53%) EqualLogic
18 17 (17.53%) Enterprise Storage
19 15 (15.46%) DHCP

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.34%) Skype for Business
4 8 (8.25%) IIS
5 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.06%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.06%) nginx
7 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (51.55%) Office 365
2 41 (42.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.34%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (11.34%) IaaS
3 11 (11.34%) PaaS
4 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) Firewall
2 26 (26.80%) DNS
3 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
4 15 (15.46%) DHCP
5 12 (12.37%) VPN
6 11 (11.34%) VoIP
7 10 (10.31%) Skype
8 9 (9.28%) LAN
9 8 (8.25%) SAN
10 5 (5.15%) Wireless
11 4 (4.12%) WAN
12 3 (3.09%) PBX
13 2 (2.06%) VLAN
14 1 (1.03%) ADSL
14 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (1.03%) Internet
14 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
14 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
14 1 (1.03%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Automotive
4 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) EJB
1 2 (2.06%) J2EE
1 2 (2.06%) Middleware
1 2 (2.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Management Information System
2 17 (17.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 93 (95.88%) Windows
2 72 (74.23%) Windows Server
3 36 (37.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (32.99%) Windows 10
6 27 (27.84%) Windows 7
7 15 (15.46%) Linux
8 7 (7.22%) CentOS
9 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
10 5 (5.15%) Unix
11 3 (3.09%) Android
11 3 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.06%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) ITIL
2 23 (23.71%) Problem Management
3 12 (12.37%) Process Improvement
4 9 (9.28%) Line Management
5 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.19%) Change Management
6 6 (6.19%) CRM
6 6 (6.19%) Customer-Centricity
6 6 (6.19%) High Availability
6 6 (6.19%) Release Management
6 6 (6.19%) Time Management
7 4 (4.12%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.12%) Migration
8 3 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.06%) DevOps
9 2 (2.06%) Information Security
9 2 (2.06%) Kanban
9 2 (2.06%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) Java
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.37%) MCSE
3 11 (11.34%) MCP
4 6 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (6.19%) MCSA
5 4 (4.12%) Degree
5 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.03%) MCDST
7 1 (1.03%) MCITP
7 1 (1.03%) MOS
7 1 (1.03%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (74.23%) Active Directory
2 44 (45.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (41.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) vSphere
5 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) WSUS
3 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.06%) Puppet
4 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.03%) cPanel
5 1 (1.03%) Nagios
5 1 (1.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.03%) Simpana
5 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (64.95%) VMware
2 59 (60.82%) Microsoft
3 23 (23.71%) Citrix
4 19 (19.59%) Dell
5 18 (18.56%) Cisco
6 17 (17.53%) EqualLogic
6 17 (17.53%) NetApp
7 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.15%) Apple
9 3 (3.09%) Juniper
10 2 (2.06%) Altiris
10 2 (2.06%) Dynatrace
10 2 (2.06%) F5
10 2 (2.06%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle
10 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.06%) Symantec
10 2 (2.06%) Veritas
11 1 (1.03%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu