The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Server Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 801 899 898
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 64 70 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.065% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.068% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 58 63 73
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,459 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,189 £40,000 £31,243
% change year-on-year
-22.02% +28.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Server Administrator in the job title.

Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Server Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Server Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Administrator over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Server Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Administrator
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 Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +67 62 £37,500 -6.25% 4
London +63 42 £39,000 -2.50% 2
South East +74 8 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Sheffield - 6 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
Croydon - 5 £33,000 -
City of London +31 4 £38,750 -1.89% 1
North West -16 4 £30,877 -22.80%
Manchester - 4 £30,877 -
Berkshire +45 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,500 -
Kent - 2 £27,500 -
Newbury - 2 £42,500 -
West Malling - 2 £27,500 -
East of England +18 1 £43,000 +32.30%
Surrey +15 1 - -
South West +10 1 £35,000 -25.53%
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £43,000 +53.57%
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £39,000 -
Port Talbot - 1 £39,000 -
Witney - 1 £45,000 -
Bath - 1 £35,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £39,000 -
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £39,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £30,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £35,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £43,000 -

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Server Administrator 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 Administrator in the job title.

1 98 (89.91%) Windows
2 86 (78.90%) Windows Server
3 72 (66.06%) Active Directory
4 63 (57.80%) VMware
5 53 (48.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
7 43 (39.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (37.61%) Firewall
9 36 (33.03%) MS Exchange
10 34 (31.19%) DNS
10 34 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (30.28%) Linux
12 31 (28.44%) PowerShell
13 29 (26.61%) DHCP
14 28 (25.69%) Citrix
15 24 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (20.18%) SCCM
16 22 (20.18%) IIS
17 21 (19.27%) SQL
18 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
18 20 (18.35%) TCP/IP
18 20 (18.35%) SAN
18 20 (18.35%) Load Balancing
19 19 (17.43%) Degree
20 18 (16.51%) Red Hat
20 18 (16.51%) Finance
21 17 (15.60%) ITIL
21 17 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 16 (14.68%) Veeam

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 36 (33.03%) MS Exchange
2 24 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 24 (22.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (20.18%) IIS
4 20 (18.35%) SharePoint
5 15 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.34%) Apache
7 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (6.42%) Skype for Business
8 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.92%) JBoss
10 1 (0.92%) nginx
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (12.84%) MS Office
2 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) Office 365
2 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.92%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.61%) Firewall
2 34 (31.19%) DNS
3 29 (26.61%) DHCP
4 20 (18.35%) SAN
4 20 (18.35%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.93%) LAN
5 13 (11.93%) VPN
5 13 (11.93%) WAN
6 8 (7.34%) Wireless
7 7 (6.42%) Skype
7 7 (6.42%) SSL
8 6 (5.50%) Internet
9 5 (4.59%) SMTP
9 5 (4.59%) VLAN
10 4 (3.67%) HTTP
11 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.75%) X.509
12 2 (1.83%) Intranet
12 2 (1.83%) SNMP
12 2 (1.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 18 (16.51%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Back Office
4 2 (1.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) LAMP
1 3 (2.75%) Web Services
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.92%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.92%) Middleware
3 1 (0.92%) Servlets
3 1 (0.92%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.09%) Fat Client
3 11 (10.09%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.34%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 98 (89.91%) Windows
2 86 (78.90%) Windows Server
3 53 (48.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (39.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (30.28%) Linux
6 17 (15.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (12.84%) Windows 10
7 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
9 8 (7.34%) Windows 8
9 8 (7.34%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.67%) Unix
11 3 (2.75%) CentOS
11 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.92%) AIX
13 1 (0.92%) HPUX
13 1 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Load Balancing
2 17 (15.60%) ITIL
3 9 (8.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (7.34%) High Availability
4 8 (7.34%) Patch Management
4 8 (7.34%) Security Patching
5 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (4.59%) DevOps
6 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.59%) Migration
7 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.67%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.75%) Content Management
8 3 (2.75%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.75%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.75%) Workflow
9 2 (1.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) PowerShell
2 21 (19.27%) SQL
3 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.59%) Python
5 4 (3.67%) Perl
5 4 (3.67%) PHP
6 3 (2.75%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) C#
8 1 (0.92%) AWK
8 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.92%) sed
8 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Degree
2 12 (11.01%) CCNA
2 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) MCSE
6 3 (2.75%) CCNP
6 3 (2.75%) MCSA
6 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.83%) NCDA
7 2 (1.83%) NCIE
7 2 (1.83%) PhD
8 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 72 (66.06%) Active Directory
2 34 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (6.42%) Firmware
6 6 (5.50%) vSphere
7 4 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.75%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.75%) Xen
8 3 (2.75%) XenApp
9 2 (1.83%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.83%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.83%) XenServer
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.92%) NFS
10 1 (0.92%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) SCCM
2 9 (8.26%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.59%) Puppet
4 4 (3.67%) Nagios
4 4 (3.67%) SCOM
5 2 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.92%) Ansible
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.92%) SELinux
6 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (57.80%) VMware
2 47 (43.12%) Microsoft
3 28 (25.69%) Citrix
4 18 (16.51%) Red Hat
5 16 (14.68%) Veeam
6 10 (9.17%) Cisco
7 8 (7.34%) Apple
7 8 (7.34%) Avaya
8 7 (6.42%) Dell
8 7 (6.42%) Symantec
9 5 (4.59%) IBM
10 4 (3.67%) EMC
10 4 (3.67%) HP
10 4 (3.67%) Oracle
11 3 (2.75%) NetApp
11 3 (2.75%) Nintex
11 3 (2.75%) Spiceworks
11 3 (2.75%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.83%) Altiris
12 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
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