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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Administrator
UK
Rank 798 880 872
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 54 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.067% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.070% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 57
Median salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +23.07%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 within the UK.

Server Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Administrator
Top 24 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 26 February 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 +79 52 £43,750 +7.36% 8
London +83 28 £55,000 +32.53% 2
South East +49 15 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Surrey +60 9 £37,500 -5.06%
East of England +37 6 £41,500 -7.77% 5
Kent - 4 £27,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bedford - 3 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire +16 2 £32,500 -23.52% 1
East Midlands +9 2 £42,500 +37.09%
Hertfordshire - 2 £41,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £42,500 -
Kings Langley - 2 £41,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £38,750 - 1
West Midlands +30 1 £28,500 -3.38%
Birmingham +13 1 £28,500 -6.55%
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Winchester - 1 £30,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £54,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £37,500 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 104 (85.25%) Windows
2 96 (78.69%) Windows Server
3 79 (64.75%) Active Directory
4 69 (56.56%) VMware
5 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
6 60 (49.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (49.18%) Linux
7 51 (41.80%) MS Exchange
8 44 (36.07%) PowerShell
9 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 39 (31.97%) Office 365
12 38 (31.15%) DNS
13 36 (29.51%) SCCM
14 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (28.69%) Red Hat
15 34 (27.87%) Citrix
16 32 (26.23%) Firewall
16 32 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2013
18 29 (23.77%) Finance
19 28 (22.95%) DHCP
20 24 (19.67%) Banking
21 23 (18.85%) IIS
21 23 (18.85%) Data Centre
22 22 (18.03%) SQL
22 22 (18.03%) Thin Client
22 22 (18.03%) Fat Client
23 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
23 21 (17.21%) ITIL

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 51 (41.80%) MS Exchange
2 40 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (18.85%) IIS
5 21 (17.21%) SharePoint
6 13 (10.66%) Apache
7 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (9.02%) Tomcat
8 9 (7.38%) Skype for Business
9 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (3.28%) Confluence
11 3 (2.46%) CMS
12 1 (0.82%) Moodle
12 1 (0.82%) nginx
12 1 (0.82%) Site Server
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (31.97%) Office 365
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (3.28%) SaaS
6 3 (2.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.15%) DNS
2 32 (26.23%) Firewall
3 28 (22.95%) DHCP
4 19 (15.57%) SAN
4 19 (15.57%) TCP/IP
5 17 (13.93%) LAN
6 16 (13.11%) WAN
7 11 (9.02%) Internet
8 10 (8.20%) VPN
9 7 (5.74%) HTTP
9 7 (5.74%) Skype
10 6 (4.92%) VLAN
11 5 (4.10%) Intranet
11 5 (4.10%) Wireless
12 3 (2.46%) SSL
12 3 (2.46%) X.509
13 2 (1.64%) SMTP
13 2 (1.64%) SNMP
13 2 (1.64%) Spanning Tree
13 2 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.92%) MySQL
4 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (23.77%) Finance
2 24 (19.67%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 3 (2.46%) Law
5 3 (2.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) Web Services
2 5 (4.10%) .NET
2 5 (4.10%) LAMP
3 4 (3.28%) Middleware
4 2 (1.64%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.82%) HTML
5 1 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.03%) Fat Client
2 22 (18.03%) Thin Client
3 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.46%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.46%) iPad
6 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 104 (85.25%) Windows
2 96 (78.69%) Windows Server
3 60 (49.18%) Linux
3 60 (49.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (35.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (26.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.20%) Windows 10
8 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.10%) CentOS
9 5 (4.10%) Unix
9 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.46%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.82%) Debian
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) ITIL
2 15 (12.30%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.38%) High Availability
4 7 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.92%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (4.10%) DevOps
6 5 (4.10%) MVC
6 5 (4.10%) Open Source
6 5 (4.10%) Service Management
7 4 (3.28%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.28%) Patch Management
7 4 (3.28%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (3.28%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (3.28%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.28%) Server Building
7 4 (3.28%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (3.28%) Web Filtering
8 3 (2.46%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.07%) PowerShell
2 22 (18.03%) SQL
3 11 (9.02%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.92%) Python
5 5 (4.10%) C#
5 5 (4.10%) PHP
6 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.46%) Java
7 3 (2.46%) Perl
7 3 (2.46%) VBScript
8 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.82%) AWK
9 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.82%) sed
9 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.02%) CCNA
2 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.02%) Degree
3 10 (8.20%) MCSE
4 7 (5.74%) MCSA
5 5 (4.10%) MCP
5 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.46%) CCNP
7 2 (1.64%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) PhD
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (64.75%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.20%) Firmware
5 5 (4.10%) Xen
6 4 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (3.28%) vSphere
7 3 (2.46%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.46%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.46%) XenServer
8 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.64%) XenApp
8 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.82%) NFS
9 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (29.51%) SCCM
2 6 (4.92%) Puppet
3 5 (4.10%) Ansible
3 5 (4.10%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.46%) Nagios
4 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.64%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.64%) SCOM
5 2 (1.64%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.82%) Nessus
6 1 (0.82%) SELinux
6 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 69 (56.56%) VMware
2 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 35 (28.69%) Red Hat
4 34 (27.87%) Citrix
5 12 (9.84%) Cisco
6 10 (8.20%) Veeam
7 7 (5.74%) Dell
7 7 (5.74%) HP
8 5 (4.10%) Symantec
9 4 (3.28%) Apple
9 4 (3.28%) Avaya
10 2 (1.64%) CA
10 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle
11 1 (0.82%) AppSense
11 1 (0.82%) CommVault
11 1 (0.82%) EMC
11 1 (0.82%) Juniper
11 1 (0.82%) NetApp
11 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds
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