The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 231 215 207
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 9 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 10
Average salary £29,023 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
Server Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5924 5066 5325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.24% 95.37% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 4418 4702
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Server Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Server Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Server Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Server Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Server Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 4 £29,023 -
Devon - 4 - -
Wiltshire -12 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Server Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Administrator in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (33.33%) CentOS
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) CouchDB
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 4 (33.33%) Puppet
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
5 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (33.33%) Statistics
5 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (33.33%) Lua

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Server Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) tcpdump
1 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) CouchDB
4 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Statistics
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 4 (33.33%) Lua
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle