Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Support was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 317 281
Rank change year-on-year 0 -36 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 22 30 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.27% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 67
South West median annual salary £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,550 £19,500
90th Percentile £41,000 £40,500 £43,750
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in the South West

Server Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Server Support in the South West

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Support in the South West

Server Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Dorset +9 7 £28,000 -37.78%
Wiltshire -1 6 £38,250 +27.50%
Bristol -25 6 £33,000 +1.54% 1
Gloucestershire +30 2 £27,500 -6.78%
Somerset -1 1 £27,000 -8.47%
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (31.82%) Change Management
5 7 (31.82%) Line Management
5 7 (31.82%) Driving Licence
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) IIS
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
9 3 (13.64%) Symantec
9 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.64%) MCSE
9 3 (13.64%) VoIP
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
9 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.64%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) Broadband
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 7 (31.82%) Line Management
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.64%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (95.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Server
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Apple