The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 711 777 672
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -105
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 179 144 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 155 121 189
Average salary £46,377 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.05% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 7 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
England +56 168 £45,688 +1.52% 7
London +30 56 £50,000 - 3
South East +28 53 £44,000 +10.00% 4
South West +8 20 £38,324 -4.19%
East of England +15 18 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex - 18 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +17 14 £44,000 +13.54% 1
Wiltshire - 13 £38,648 -
Horsham - 13 - -
Swindon - 13 £38,648 -
Yorkshire +14 9 £40,000 +6.66%
West Yorkshire +8 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Scotland +13 8 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Berkshire 0 8 £27,500 -6.77% 2
Hampshire -9 8 £39,000 -2.50%
Hertfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Southampton +1 7 £39,000 -2.50%
Gloucestershire - 7 £31,000 -
Cheltenham - 7 £31,000 -
Essex +7 6 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £50,000 -
Basildon - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands -15 5 £40,000 +26.98%
Wokingham - 5 £27,500 - 1
City of London +38 4 £55,000 +7.31% 1
North West +9 4 £45,750 +1.66%
Oxfordshire +3 4 £45,000 -
Bradford - 4 £40,000 -
Manchester +12 3 £47,500 +75.92%
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £45,000 -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 290 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 239 (70.92%) SQL
3 174 (51.63%) Windows
4 139 (41.25%) Performance Tuning
5 132 (39.17%) T-SQL
6 126 (37.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 124 (36.80%) Microsoft
8 120 (35.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 112 (33.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 109 (32.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 102 (30.27%) Replication
12 101 (29.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 98 (29.08%) Clustering
14 95 (28.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 77 (22.85%) MS Excel
16 69 (20.47%) Database Mirroring
17 65 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 64 (18.99%) Finance
19 60 (17.80%) Relational Database
20 59 (17.51%) ITIL
21 57 (16.91%) Disaster Recovery
22 55 (16.32%) RDBMS
23 52 (15.43%) VMware
23 52 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
24 48 (14.24%) Performance Monitoring
24 48 (14.24%) PowerShell
25 41 (12.17%) Database Security
25 41 (12.17%) Migration
25 41 (12.17%) Active Directory
26 38 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 34 (10.09%) IIS
2 21 (6.23%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.37%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.48%) Apache
6 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.89%) Lync
8 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 77 (22.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (4.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.19%) SaaS
3 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.68%) SAN
2 25 (7.42%) DNS
3 18 (5.34%) Firewall
4 17 (5.04%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.86%) DHCP
6 7 (2.08%) VPN
7 5 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.19%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.19%) LAN
8 4 (1.19%) WAN
9 3 (0.89%) LDAP
9 3 (0.89%) VoIP
9 3 (0.89%) Internet
9 3 (0.89%) HTTP
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.30%) NAS
10 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.30%) IPv4
10 1 (0.30%) IPv6
10 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 126 (37.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (35.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (33.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 109 (32.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 101 (29.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 95 (28.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (17.80%) Relational Database
9 55 (16.32%) RDBMS
10 32 (9.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 29 (8.61%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (5.64%) Oracle Database
13 15 (4.45%) DTS
14 14 (4.15%) MySQL
14 14 (4.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (3.26%) OLAP
16 9 (2.67%) Oracle OLAP
17 8 (2.37%) NoSQL
18 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.89%) Subversion
3 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) ERwin
4 1 (0.30%) MSTest
4 1 (0.30%) Yeoman
General
1 64 (18.99%) Finance
2 16 (4.75%) Banking
3 9 (2.67%) Retail
3 9 (2.67%) Marketing
4 7 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.19%) Games
6 3 (0.89%) French Language
6 3 (0.89%) German Language
6 3 (0.89%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.89%) Back Office
6 3 (0.89%) Electronics
6 3 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.45%) .NET
1 15 (4.45%) Web Services
2 7 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.19%) J2EE
4 4 (1.19%) XML
4 4 (1.19%) Ajax
5 2 (0.59%) LAMP
6 1 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 102 (30.27%) Replication
2 98 (29.08%) Clustering
3 18 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.08%) Kindle
5 6 (1.78%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.48%) PKI
6 5 (1.48%) Statistics
7 4 (1.19%) EFT
8 3 (0.89%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.89%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.30%) DTV
10 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.30%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 174 (51.63%) Windows
2 65 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (15.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (10.98%) Linux
6 23 (6.82%) UNIX
7 16 (4.75%) Solaris
8 5 (1.48%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.89%) SUSE
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) Android
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (41.25%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (20.47%) Database Mirroring
3 59 (17.51%) ITIL
4 57 (16.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 48 (14.24%) Performance Monitoring
6 41 (12.17%) Database Security
6 41 (12.17%) Migration
7 34 (10.09%) Capacity Planning
8 29 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (7.72%) High Availability
10 25 (7.42%) ETL
11 21 (6.23%) Data Migration
12 17 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 17 (5.04%) Scrum
13 16 (4.75%) Change Management
14 15 (4.45%) Time Management
15 14 (4.15%) Software Deployment
16 13 (3.86%) Line Management
17 12 (3.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 239 (70.92%) SQL
2 132 (39.17%) T-SQL
3 48 (14.24%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.45%) PL/SQL
5 11 (3.26%) VBScript
6 9 (2.67%) C#
7 8 (2.37%) Perl
8 7 (2.08%) C
9 4 (1.19%) Java
10 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.89%) Python
11 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) Lua
12 1 (0.30%) VBA
12 1 (0.30%) C++
12 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.04%) Degree
3 14 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.86%) MCSE
5 12 (3.56%) MCITP
6 10 (2.97%) MCSA
7 7 (2.08%) OCP
7 7 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (2.08%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.89%) MCTS
8 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.89%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.89%) CCNA
8 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.86%) SLA
2 8 (2.37%) QA
3 7 (2.08%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (12.17%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (2.08%) vSphere
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.59%) XenApp
7 2 (0.59%) Firmware
7 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.30%) SRDF
8 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (5.34%) SCOM
2 7 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.19%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.89%) Puppet
4 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.89%) SCCM
5 2 (0.59%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Control-M
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.30%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
6 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 124 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 52 (15.43%) VMware
3 31 (9.20%) Oracle
4 17 (5.04%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.86%) Cisco
5 13 (3.86%) IBM
6 11 (3.26%) HP
6 11 (3.26%) Red Gate
7 8 (2.37%) Citrix
8 6 (1.78%) Symantec
9 5 (1.48%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.19%) Veeam
10 4 (1.19%) Dell
10 4 (1.19%) EMC
11 3 (0.89%) NetIQ
11 3 (0.89%) Sun
11 3 (0.89%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.89%) Remedy
11 3 (0.89%) Vertica
12 2 (0.59%) NetApp
Scotland
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £85000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36600 per annum + IT training, pension & healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £8K if on call and great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago