The median annual salary for a Server Support was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 228 189
Rank change year-on-year -8 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 8 8 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.15% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 48
Median salary £32,750 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.16% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £28,700 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,100 £42,500
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
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 the South West

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

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
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 3 months to 26 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
Wiltshire +2 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Gloucestershire -5 2 £27,500 -6.77%
Somerset -4 1 £27,000 -9.24%
Bristol - 1 £39,000 - 6
Dorset - 1 £28,000 - 1
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
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