The median annual salary for a Server Support was £34,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 682 647 576
Rank change year-on-year -35 -71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 186 299 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 162 262 389
Median salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.71% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £47,600
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -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 82227 94730 104443
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.13% 96.47% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67796 79678 85639
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,092 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% +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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -49 179 £35,000 - 22
London +51 100 £37,500 -11.76% 7
South East -15 28 £26,875 -14.68% 5
East Midlands -7 16 £37,500 +19.04% 1
East of England +15 15 £35,000 -1.40% 3
Northampton -6 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Northamptonshire -9 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +12 10 £27,500 +14.58% 3
Hull -6 9 £27,500 - 1
East Yorkshire -10 9 £27,500 - 1
City of London +25 7 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Kent +21 7 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Surrey +35 6 £32,500 +35.41% 3
Hertfordshire +11 6 £35,000 -1.40% 2
Essex +1 5 £35,000 -30.00% 1
South West +1 5 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Hampshire - 5 £27,500 -
Brighton +17 4 £25,000 -37.50%
East Sussex +7 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Reading +1 4 £45,000 -21.73%
Berkshire -18 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Sevenoaks - 4 £22,500 -
Derbyshire +13 3 £30,000 +3.44%
North West -28 3 £27,000 -3.57% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £40,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £26,500 -
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £33,250 +44.56%
Gloucestershire +3 2 £27,500 -19.11%
West Midlands -5 2 £26,500 -23.18%

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 326 (90.56%) Windows
2 281 (78.06%) Windows Server
3 213 (59.17%) Microsoft
4 201 (55.83%) Active Directory
5 190 (52.78%) VMware
6 158 (43.89%) MS Exchange
7 156 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 144 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 138 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 131 (36.39%) Firewall
11 127 (35.28%) Office 365
12 119 (33.06%) Hyper-V
13 92 (25.56%) DNS
14 83 (23.06%) Windows 7
14 83 (23.06%) Cisco
15 82 (22.78%) DHCP
15 82 (22.78%) Degree
16 77 (21.39%) VPN
17 75 (20.83%) Linux
18 72 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 70 (19.44%) PowerShell
20 68 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
21 65 (18.06%) TCP/IP
21 65 (18.06%) SharePoint
22 63 (17.50%) SQL Server
23 62 (17.22%) ITIL
24 57 (15.83%) Microsoft Office
24 57 (15.83%) Citrix
25 56 (15.56%) LAN
26 52 (14.44%) VLAN

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
1 158 (43.89%) MS Exchange
2 65 (18.06%) SharePoint
3 48 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (10.56%) Skype for Business
6 29 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 17 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (4.17%) Apache
10 14 (3.89%) IIS
11 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
13 4 (1.11%) Confluence
13 4 (1.11%) JBoss
13 4 (1.11%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (15.83%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Exstream
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 127 (35.28%) Office 365
2 23 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.94%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.39%) PaaS
7 4 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) SaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 131 (36.39%) Firewall
2 92 (25.56%) DNS
3 82 (22.78%) DHCP
4 77 (21.39%) VPN
5 65 (18.06%) TCP/IP
6 56 (15.56%) LAN
7 52 (14.44%) VLAN
7 52 (14.44%) WAN
8 41 (11.39%) SAN
9 33 (9.17%) MPLS
9 33 (9.17%) VoIP
10 28 (7.78%) Wireless
11 23 (6.39%) Internet
12 22 (6.11%) Skype
13 13 (3.61%) WebEx
14 9 (2.50%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.22%) PBX
16 7 (1.94%) IPsec
17 6 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
18 5 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (5.00%) MySQL
3 18 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.94%) JIRA
2 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Selenium
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (11.94%) Finance
2 15 (4.17%) Banking
2 15 (4.17%) Retail
3 11 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.83%) Electronics
5 3 (0.83%) Law
6 2 (0.56%) Back Office
6 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.39%) Software Packaging
2 10 (2.78%) .NET
3 7 (1.94%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.94%) Middleware
3 7 (1.94%) Web Services
4 3 (0.83%) Flash
4 3 (0.83%) LAMP
5 2 (0.56%) COM
6 1 (0.28%) ADSI
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.39%) Blackberry
2 23 (6.39%) Hedge funds
3 22 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.33%) Replication
6 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.83%) CCTV
9 2 (0.56%) Clustering
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.56%) Fedwire
9 2 (0.56%) Fintech
9 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 326 (90.56%) Windows
2 281 (78.06%) Windows Server
3 144 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 138 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (23.06%) Windows 7
6 75 (20.83%) Linux
7 72 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (10.83%) Windows 10
8 39 (10.83%) Windows XP
9 31 (8.61%) Windows 8
10 16 (4.44%) Windows Vista
11 15 (4.17%) Mac OS
12 12 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (2.22%) Android
15 7 (1.94%) CentOS
16 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.83%) Unix
17 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.22%) ITIL
2 45 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (9.44%) Service Management
4 24 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 23 (6.39%) Task Automation
6 19 (5.28%) Mentoring
7 18 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 16 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 14 (3.89%) Incident Management
9 14 (3.89%) Migration
10 12 (3.33%) Information Security
11 11 (3.06%) Change Management
11 11 (3.06%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (2.78%) Change Control
12 10 (2.78%) Project Management
12 10 (2.78%) Server Building
13 9 (2.50%) Time Management
14 8 (2.22%) CRM
14 8 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 46 (12.78%) SQL
3 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.39%) C
3 5 (1.39%) Java
4 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.83%) Perl
5 2 (0.56%) C#
5 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 82 (22.78%) Degree
2 68 (18.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (11.39%) MCSE
4 37 (10.28%) MCSA
5 33 (9.17%) MCP
6 23 (6.39%) Master's Degree
7 21 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (4.44%) CCNA
10 13 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (3.33%) GNVQ
11 12 (3.33%) HND
12 11 (3.06%) MCITP
13 9 (2.50%) SC Cleared
13 9 (2.50%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.67%) CCNP
14 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.39%) A+ Certification
16 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.56%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.06%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 201 (55.83%) Active Directory
2 156 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (33.06%) Hyper-V
4 48 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (10.56%) vSphere
6 30 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
7 15 (4.17%) XenApp
8 9 (2.50%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.22%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.94%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.94%) XenServer
11 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (11.39%) Backup Exec
2 28 (7.78%) SCCM
3 24 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (3.33%) DameWare
4 12 (3.33%) Perfmon
5 11 (3.06%) Ansible
6 9 (2.50%) SCOM
7 7 (1.94%) Puppet
8 5 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.83%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.56%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.56%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.56%) SCSM
10 2 (0.56%) WSUS
11 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 213 (59.17%) Microsoft
2 190 (52.78%) VMware
3 83 (23.06%) Cisco
4 57 (15.83%) Citrix
5 42 (11.67%) HP
6 31 (8.61%) Veeam
7 27 (7.50%) Meraki
7 27 (7.50%) Symantec
8 22 (6.11%) Dell
8 22 (6.11%) Red Hat
9 21 (5.83%) Draytek
10 20 (5.56%) SonicWALL
11 19 (5.28%) WatchGuard
12 14 (3.89%) NetApp
13 12 (3.33%) CheckPoint
14 11 (3.06%) 3Com
14 11 (3.06%) D-Link
14 11 (3.06%) Linksys
14 11 (3.06%) NETGEAR
15 10 (2.78%) McAfee
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Romford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 25% annual bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits including over time
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
KPRS Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Northampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago