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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Administrator
UK
Rank 797 859 867
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 54 59 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.060% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.062% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 54
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Server Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Server Administrator
Top 27 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 23 January 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 +71 52 £42,000 +16.66% 5
London +58 30 £55,000 +57.14% 2
South East +57 13 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Surrey - 7 £39,500 -
Yorkshire +23 4 £27,500 -11.29%
Kent - 4 £27,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £27,500 -
North West -11 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
East of England +21 1 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Milton Keynes +17 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £30,000 -14.28%
South West +14 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire +9 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
West Midlands -3 1 £28,500 +1.78% 1
Birmingham -5 1 £28,500 +1.78% 1
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
City of London - 1 £35,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £32,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £43,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £54,000 -
Bath - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £43,000 -

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 94 (84.68%) Windows
2 88 (79.28%) Windows Server
3 70 (63.06%) Active Directory
4 63 (56.76%) VMware
5 54 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 52 (46.85%) Linux
7 41 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
9 37 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 36 (32.43%) DNS
11 35 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (30.63%) Firewall
13 31 (27.93%) Red Hat
14 30 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
15 29 (26.13%) SCCM
16 28 (25.23%) Citrix
17 27 (24.32%) Office 365
17 27 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2013
18 26 (23.42%) DHCP
19 23 (20.72%) Finance
20 21 (18.92%) IIS
21 20 (18.02%) ITIL
21 20 (18.02%) TCP/IP
22 19 (17.12%) SAN
22 19 (17.12%) SharePoint
22 19 (17.12%) Banking
22 19 (17.12%) Data Centre
23 18 (16.22%) Load Balancing

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 40 (36.04%) MS Exchange
2 30 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (18.92%) IIS
5 19 (17.12%) SharePoint
6 13 (11.71%) Apache
6 13 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (9.91%) Tomcat
8 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business
9 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (3.60%) Confluence
11 3 (2.70%) CMS
12 1 (0.90%) Moodle
12 1 (0.90%) nginx
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.90%) Site Server
12 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Office 365
2 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (32.43%) DNS
2 34 (30.63%) Firewall
3 26 (23.42%) DHCP
4 20 (18.02%) TCP/IP
5 19 (17.12%) SAN
6 13 (11.71%) LAN
7 12 (10.81%) VPN
7 12 (10.81%) WAN
8 11 (9.91%) Internet
9 7 (6.31%) HTTP
9 7 (6.31%) Skype
10 6 (5.41%) Wireless
11 5 (4.50%) Intranet
11 5 (4.50%) VLAN
12 4 (3.60%) SSL
13 3 (2.70%) SMTP
13 3 (2.70%) X.509
14 2 (1.80%) LDAP
14 2 (1.80%) SNMP
14 2 (1.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) MySQL
3 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) JIRA
2 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Web Services
2 5 (4.50%) .NET
2 5 (4.50%) LAMP
3 4 (3.60%) Middleware
4 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.80%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.90%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 17 (15.32%) Fat Client
2 17 (15.32%) Thin Client
3 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 94 (84.68%) Windows
2 88 (79.28%) Windows Server
3 54 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (46.85%) Linux
5 41 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (9.91%) Windows 10
9 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
10 7 (6.31%) Windows 8
11 6 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (4.50%) CentOS
13 4 (3.60%) Unix
14 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
14 3 (2.70%) Windows Vista
14 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.90%) Debian
15 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) ITIL
2 18 (16.22%) Load Balancing
3 8 (7.21%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (6.31%) High Availability
5 6 (5.41%) DevOps
5 6 (5.41%) Patch Management
5 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.41%) Security Patching
6 5 (4.50%) MVC
6 5 (4.50%) Open Source
6 5 (4.50%) Service Management
7 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.60%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (3.60%) Server Building
7 4 (3.60%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (3.60%) Web Filtering
8 3 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.70%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (16.22%) SQL
3 12 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.31%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) C#
6 4 (3.60%) PHP
6 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.70%) Java
7 3 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.90%) AWK
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) sed
8 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) CCNA
2 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (1.80%) PhD
7 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) MCITP
7 1 (0.90%) MCSA
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (63.06%) Active Directory
2 35 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.61%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.01%) Firmware
5 6 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (4.50%) Xen
7 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.60%) vSphere
8 3 (2.70%) VirtualBox
8 3 (2.70%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.70%) XenServer
9 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.90%) NFS
10 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (26.13%) SCCM
2 7 (6.31%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.31%) Puppet
3 5 (4.50%) Ansible
4 3 (2.70%) Nagios
4 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.80%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.90%) SELinux
6 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (56.76%) VMware
2 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 31 (27.93%) Red Hat
4 28 (25.23%) Citrix
5 12 (10.81%) Veeam
6 10 (9.01%) Cisco
7 7 (6.31%) Dell
7 7 (6.31%) HP
8 6 (5.41%) Apple
8 6 (5.41%) Avaya
9 5 (4.50%) Symantec
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle
11 1 (0.90%) AppSense
11 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.90%) CommVault
11 1 (0.90%) EMC
11 1 (0.90%) IBM
11 1 (0.90%) Juniper
11 1 (0.90%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.90%) Spiceworks
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