The median annual salary for a Server Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 670 624 519
Rank change year-on-year -46 -105  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 184 339 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 154 300 424
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +6.55%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -46 178 £32,500 -7.14% 21
London +40 80 £42,500 +3.65% 6
South East +6 37 £30,000 -14.28% 9
East of England +21 19 £32,500 -1.51%
East Midlands -10 19 £33,500 -0.74%
Kent +16 17 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Northamptonshire +8 13 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +17 12 £33,750 +11.57%
Northampton +12 12 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +31 11 £26,000 +8.33% 1
Surrey +32 10 £26,250 -15.32%
City of London +42 6 £32,500 -13.33% 4
West Midlands +16 6 £27,500 -15.38%
Berkshire +16 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Derbyshire +13 6 £30,000 +3.44%
Hull - 6 £26,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 6 £26,000 - 1
Reigate +27 5 £24,000 +41.17%
North Yorkshire +9 5 £25,000 +8.69%
Harrogate +7 5 £25,000 -7.40%
North West -15 5 £27,500 -1.78% 2
West Sussex +10 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Crawley - 4 £40,000 -
Reading +29 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Bedfordshire +21 3 £25,000 -30.06%
Bedford +7 3 £25,000 -24.81%
Wales +6 3 £25,000 -3.84%
Hemel Hempstead +3 3 £36,000 +14.28%
Manchester -28 3 £24,750 -10.00% 2
North Wales - 3 £25,000 -

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 315 (88.48%) Windows
2 253 (71.07%) Windows Server
3 211 (59.27%) Microsoft
4 181 (50.84%) VMware
5 165 (46.35%) Active Directory
6 144 (40.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 136 (38.20%) MS Exchange
8 126 (35.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 117 (32.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 111 (31.18%) MS Excel
11 106 (29.78%) Firewall
12 103 (28.93%) Office 365
13 91 (25.56%) Hyper-V
14 85 (23.88%) Linux
15 79 (22.19%) Cisco
16 68 (19.10%) PowerShell
17 66 (18.54%) SQL Server
18 64 (17.98%) Windows 7
18 64 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
19 60 (16.85%) VPN
19 60 (16.85%) DNS
20 59 (16.57%) DHCP
21 58 (16.29%) Degree
22 57 (16.01%) TCP/IP
23 56 (15.73%) ITIL
23 56 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
24 51 (14.33%) MS Office
25 50 (14.04%) SAN
26 49 (13.76%) Citrix
27 48 (13.48%) SQL

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
1 136 (38.20%) MS Exchange
2 47 (13.20%) SharePoint
3 41 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (9.55%) Skype for Business
5 33 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (6.46%) Tomcat
7 21 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (5.34%) Apache
9 16 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (4.49%) IIS
10 10 (2.81%) JBoss
10 10 (2.81%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.53%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.69%) Confluence
12 6 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (1.12%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.84%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 111 (31.18%) MS Excel
2 51 (14.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (28.93%) Office 365
2 23 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.97%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.69%) SaaS
6 6 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.40%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (29.78%) Firewall
2 60 (16.85%) DNS
2 60 (16.85%) VPN
3 59 (16.57%) DHCP
4 57 (16.01%) TCP/IP
5 50 (14.04%) SAN
6 45 (12.64%) LAN
6 45 (12.64%) WAN
7 42 (11.80%) VLAN
8 30 (8.43%) VoIP
9 29 (8.15%) Internet
10 21 (5.90%) MPLS
10 21 (5.90%) Skype
11 20 (5.62%) Wireless
12 11 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (3.09%) iSCSI
13 10 (2.81%) Broadband
14 9 (2.53%) HTTP
15 8 (2.25%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.25%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.74%) MySQL
3 16 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.84%) GIS
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.25%) JIRA
2 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (9.27%) Finance
2 20 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.78%) Retail
4 14 (3.93%) Banking
5 7 (1.97%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.84%) Back Office
6 3 (0.84%) Electronics
6 3 (0.84%) Games
6 3 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) German Language
7 2 (0.56%) Military
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.06%) Software Packaging
2 15 (4.21%) Web Services
3 13 (3.65%) Middleware
4 8 (2.25%) .NET
5 7 (1.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.97%) LAMP
6 6 (1.69%) Flash
7 2 (0.56%) COM
7 2 (0.56%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.06%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.65%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.53%) Replication
8 7 (1.97%) CCTV
9 6 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.40%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.56%) Clustering
12 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.56%) Fedwire
12 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.28%) iPad
13 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 315 (88.48%) Windows
2 253 (71.07%) Windows Server
3 126 (35.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (32.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (23.88%) Linux
6 64 (17.98%) Windows 7
6 64 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (8.43%) Windows 10
8 26 (7.30%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.06%) Mac OS
9 18 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.37%) Android
12 8 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (1.69%) CentOS
14 4 (1.12%) Solaris
14 4 (1.12%) Unix
15 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.73%) ITIL
2 35 (9.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (9.83%) Service Management
3 22 (6.18%) Server Virtualisation
4 20 (5.62%) Migration
5 18 (5.06%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 17 (4.78%) E-Commerce
7 16 (4.49%) Time Management
8 15 (4.21%) Data Protection
8 15 (4.21%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.21%) Mentoring
9 14 (3.93%) Change Management
9 14 (3.93%) Project Management
10 12 (3.37%) ITSM
10 12 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (3.09%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (2.81%) High Availability
12 10 (2.81%) Server Building
13 9 (2.53%) Change Control
13 9 (2.53%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.10%) PowerShell
2 48 (13.48%) SQL
3 12 (3.37%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.09%) C
4 11 (3.09%) Java
5 7 (1.97%) Perl
6 6 (1.69%) Python
7 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.84%) VB
9 2 (0.56%) C#
9 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 2 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (16.29%) Degree
2 56 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (11.24%) MCSE
4 31 (8.71%) MCP
5 28 (7.87%) MCSA
6 23 (6.46%) MCITP
7 21 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (3.93%) CCNA
10 10 (2.81%) A+ Certification
11 9 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.53%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.97%) HND
12 7 (1.97%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.69%) GNVQ
14 4 (1.12%) CCNP
14 4 (1.12%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.12%) IBM Certification
15 2 (0.56%) CISSP
15 2 (0.56%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 165 (46.35%) Active Directory
2 144 (40.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (25.56%) Hyper-V
4 34 (9.55%) vSphere
5 28 (7.87%) VMware Workstation
6 26 (7.30%) VMware ESX
7 20 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (4.21%) XenApp
9 11 (3.09%) VMware Server
10 9 (2.53%) Terminal Services
11 8 (2.25%) XenDesktop
11 8 (2.25%) XenServer
12 6 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.84%) Xen
14 2 (0.56%) NFS
14 2 (0.56%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (8.43%) SCCM
2 18 (5.06%) Backup Exec
3 16 (4.49%) SCOM
4 13 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (2.81%) Puppet
6 9 (2.53%) Ansible
7 6 (1.69%) DameWare
7 6 (1.69%) OpenAM
7 6 (1.69%) Perfmon
8 4 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.84%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.84%) WSUS
9 3 (0.84%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.28%) Grafana
Vendors
1 211 (59.27%) Microsoft
2 181 (50.84%) VMware
3 79 (22.19%) Cisco
4 49 (13.76%) Citrix
5 27 (7.58%) HP
6 25 (7.02%) Red Hat
7 23 (6.46%) Veeam
8 21 (5.90%) Symantec
9 18 (5.06%) SonicWALL
9 18 (5.06%) WatchGuard
10 16 (4.49%) IBM
11 15 (4.21%) Draytek
11 15 (4.21%) Meraki
12 14 (3.93%) Oracle
13 13 (3.65%) Apple
13 13 (3.65%) Intel Security
13 13 (3.65%) Kaspersky
14 11 (3.09%) Dell
15 10 (2.81%) Juniper
15 10 (2.81%) NetApp
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Salary: From £27,000 to £29,950 per annum + car + fantastic hols & benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits + OnCall
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
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Kent
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
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Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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