The median annual salary for a Server Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 694 623 580
Rank change year-on-year -71 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 189 307 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 168 276 386
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 £45,000 £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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in the UK

Server Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Server Support in the UK

Server Support
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Server Support in the UK

Server Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the UK 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
England -64 180 £32,500 -7.14% 22
London +6 91 £35,000 -18.60% 4
South East -20 39 £26,000 -18.75% 2
Surrey +37 16 £26,500 +10.41%
East of England +5 14 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +4 13 £37,500 +20.00% 2
Northampton +12 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northamptonshire +4 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +1 12 £27,500 - 2
South West +8 8 £32,750 +9.16% 5
East Yorkshire -9 8 £27,500 -
Hull -12 8 £27,500 -
Hampshire +22 6 £27,500 -26.66% 1
City of London +17 6 £29,000 -17.73% 1
Kent +12 6 £22,500 -47.05%
Hertfordshire -1 6 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Essex +6 5 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Brighton +15 4 £25,000 -37.50%
East Sussex +9 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Sevenoaks - 4 £22,500 -
Reigate - 4 £24,000 -
Woking - 4 £32,500 -
Leeds +8 3 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Wiltshire +7 3 £37,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Berkshire -17 3 £43,750 +16.66%
Hayes - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £40,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,500 -
Wimbledon - 3 £26,000 -

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 337 (90.35%) Windows
2 294 (78.82%) Windows Server
3 218 (58.45%) Microsoft
4 216 (57.91%) Active Directory
5 195 (52.28%) VMware
6 162 (43.43%) MS Exchange
7 156 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 147 (39.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 145 (38.87%) Firewall
10 143 (38.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 138 (37.00%) Office 365
12 124 (33.24%) Hyper-V
13 105 (28.15%) DNS
14 93 (24.93%) DHCP
15 90 (24.13%) Cisco
16 88 (23.59%) Windows 7
17 85 (22.79%) VPN
18 80 (21.45%) Degree
19 76 (20.38%) Linux
20 72 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
21 71 (19.03%) TCP/IP
22 70 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
23 69 (18.50%) SharePoint
24 67 (17.96%) PowerShell
25 63 (16.89%) LAN
25 63 (16.89%) SQL Server
26 61 (16.35%) Citrix
27 60 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
27 60 (16.09%) ITIL
28 56 (15.01%) WAN

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 162 (43.43%) MS Exchange
2 69 (18.50%) SharePoint
3 56 (15.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (9.38%) Skype for Business
6 20 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (4.83%) Tomcat
8 16 (4.29%) IIS
9 15 (4.02%) Apache
10 14 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.07%) JBoss
12 4 (1.07%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.54%) Confluence
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Exstream
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 138 (37.00%) Office 365
2 27 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.34%) Mimecast
5 5 (1.34%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 145 (38.87%) Firewall
2 105 (28.15%) DNS
3 93 (24.93%) DHCP
4 85 (22.79%) VPN
5 71 (19.03%) TCP/IP
6 63 (16.89%) LAN
7 56 (15.01%) WAN
8 54 (14.48%) VLAN
9 39 (10.46%) SAN
10 35 (9.38%) MPLS
11 34 (9.12%) Wireless
12 31 (8.31%) VoIP
13 22 (5.90%) Internet
13 22 (5.90%) Skype
14 14 (3.75%) WebEx
15 9 (2.41%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.88%) IPsec
17 6 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (1.61%) PBX
18 5 (1.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (4.83%) MySQL
3 18 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.27%) Selenium
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (12.60%) Finance
2 17 (4.56%) Banking
3 11 (2.95%) Retail
3 11 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
7 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.09%) Software Packaging
2 9 (2.41%) .NET
3 7 (1.88%) Web Services
4 5 (1.34%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.34%) Middleware
5 3 (0.80%) LAMP
6 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.54%) Flash
7 1 (0.27%) ADSI
7 1 (0.27%) COM
7 1 (0.27%) HTML
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.97%) Blackberry
2 25 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 19 (5.09%) Hedge funds
6 13 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.49%) Replication
7 5 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.07%) Fintech
9 3 (0.80%) Clustering
9 3 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.54%) CCTV
10 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.54%) Fedwire
10 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 337 (90.35%) Windows
2 294 (78.82%) Windows Server
3 147 (39.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 143 (38.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (23.59%) Windows 7
6 76 (20.38%) Linux
7 72 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (12.33%) Windows 10
9 42 (11.26%) Windows XP
10 30 (8.04%) Windows 8
11 19 (5.09%) Windows Vista
12 15 (4.02%) Mac OS
13 10 (2.68%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (2.14%) Android
15 6 (1.61%) CentOS
16 4 (1.07%) Unix
17 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.09%) ITIL
2 43 (11.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (6.97%) Service Management
4 20 (5.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 19 (5.09%) Task Automation
6 16 (4.29%) Mentoring
6 16 (4.29%) Migration
6 16 (4.29%) Server Virtualisation
7 14 (3.75%) Change Management
8 13 (3.49%) E-Commerce
8 13 (3.49%) Information Security
9 12 (3.22%) Incident Management
10 11 (2.95%) Customer Requirements
11 10 (2.68%) Server Building
12 9 (2.41%) Project Management
12 9 (2.41%) Time Management
13 8 (2.14%) Change Control
13 8 (2.14%) Service Delivery
14 7 (1.88%) DevOps
14 7 (1.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (17.96%) PowerShell
2 45 (12.06%) SQL
3 4 (1.07%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.07%) C#
4 3 (0.80%) C
4 3 (0.80%) Java
4 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.80%) Perl
4 3 (0.80%) VB
5 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.27%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (21.45%) Degree
2 70 (18.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (11.26%) MCSE
4 36 (9.65%) MCSA
5 35 (9.38%) MCP
6 22 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (5.09%) Master's Degree
9 14 (3.75%) CCNA
10 13 (3.49%) GNVQ
10 13 (3.49%) HND
11 11 (2.95%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.95%) Security Cleared
11 11 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.68%) MCITP
13 6 (1.61%) CCNP
13 6 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.54%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.54%) LPIC
14 2 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.17%) SLA
2 13 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 216 (57.91%) Active Directory
2 156 (41.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (33.24%) Hyper-V
4 44 (11.80%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (10.46%) vSphere
6 25 (6.70%) VMware Workstation
7 14 (3.75%) XenApp
8 9 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.88%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.88%) XenServer
10 4 (1.07%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (11.80%) Backup Exec
2 31 (8.31%) SCCM
3 27 (7.24%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (3.49%) DameWare
4 13 (3.49%) Perfmon
5 12 (3.22%) Ansible
6 9 (2.41%) Puppet
6 9 (2.41%) SCOM
7 5 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.80%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.54%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.54%) SCSM
11 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 218 (58.45%) Microsoft
2 195 (52.28%) VMware
3 90 (24.13%) Cisco
4 61 (16.35%) Citrix
5 40 (10.72%) HP
6 34 (9.12%) Veeam
7 31 (8.31%) Symantec
8 30 (8.04%) Meraki
9 25 (6.70%) Dell
10 21 (5.63%) Draytek
10 21 (5.63%) Red Hat
11 19 (5.09%) WatchGuard
12 17 (4.56%) SonicWALL
13 15 (4.02%) NetApp
14 14 (3.75%) 3Com
14 14 (3.75%) D-Link
14 14 (3.75%) Linksys
14 14 (3.75%) NETGEAR
15 12 (3.22%) CheckPoint
16 11 (2.95%) Veritas
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