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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 721 780 638
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -142
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 171 166 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 147 131 191
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,213
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +13.59%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
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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 +49 166 £50,000 +11.11% 14
London +37 59 £53,750 +6.43% 3
South East +12 47 £44,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +14 23 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South West +3 19 £38,648 +28.82% 3
West Sussex - 16 £55,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 13 £38,648 - 1
Swindon - 13 £38,648 - 1
Hertfordshire +15 12 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Hampshire -4 11 £39,000 -2.50%
Horsham - 11 - - 1
Surrey +14 10 £40,750 +8.66% 2
Welwyn Garden City -6 10 £50,000 -
City of London +42 9 £50,000 -
Southampton -4 8 £39,000 -2.50%
West Yorkshire +5 7 £32,500 +6.55%
Yorkshire -8 7 £32,500 -9.72%
Berkshire -1 6 £55,000 +86.44%
West Drayton - 6 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 6 £46,000 -
North West +4 5 £44,000 +8.64%
Essex -1 5 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £32,000 - 1
Huddersfield - 5 £32,500 -
Basildon - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester +3 4 £45,250 +11.72%
Cheltenham - 4 £32,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands +15 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £45,000 -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 272 (83.95%) SQL Server
2 228 (70.37%) SQL
3 177 (54.63%) Windows
4 141 (43.52%) Performance Tuning
5 123 (37.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 120 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 118 (36.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 118 (36.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 113 (34.88%) T-SQL
9 105 (32.41%) Replication
9 105 (32.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 89 (27.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 88 (27.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 84 (25.93%) MS Excel
13 82 (25.31%) Clustering
14 72 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 59 (18.21%) Relational Database
16 57 (17.59%) Database Mirroring
16 57 (17.59%) Finance
16 57 (17.59%) ITIL
17 55 (16.98%) VMware
18 54 (16.67%) RDBMS
19 53 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
20 51 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
21 50 (15.43%) Linux
22 45 (13.89%) Active Directory
23 44 (13.58%) PowerShell
24 41 (12.65%) Database Security
24 41 (12.65%) Performance Monitoring
25 38 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (11.73%) IIS
2 21 (6.48%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.23%) Apache
6 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.62%) Lync
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 84 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.80%) SAN
2 23 (7.10%) DNS
3 20 (6.17%) Firewall
4 12 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.40%) DHCP
6 10 (3.09%) VPN
7 5 (1.54%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.54%) Internet
8 4 (1.23%) tcpdump
8 4 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.23%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.23%) LAN
8 4 (1.23%) VoIP
8 4 (1.23%) WAN
9 3 (0.93%) LDAP
9 3 (0.93%) HTTP
10 2 (0.62%) Network Security
11 1 (0.31%) WebEx
11 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (83.95%) SQL Server
2 123 (37.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 118 (36.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (36.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 105 (32.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 89 (27.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 88 (27.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (18.21%) Relational Database
8 54 (16.67%) RDBMS
9 31 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (9.26%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (6.17%) MySQL
12 18 (5.56%) DTS
13 17 (5.25%) Oracle Database
14 15 (4.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (3.09%) NoSQL
16 9 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (2.47%) OLAP
17 8 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
18 7 (2.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.62%) Subversion
5 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.31%) ERwin
5 1 (0.31%) MSTest
5 1 (0.31%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 57 (17.59%) Finance
2 22 (6.79%) Banking
3 13 (4.01%) Marketing
4 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.23%) Games
6 3 (0.93%) French Language
6 3 (0.93%) German Language
6 3 (0.93%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.93%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.93%) Back Office
6 3 (0.93%) Law
6 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Retail
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.63%) .NET
2 13 (4.01%) Web Services
3 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.23%) Ajax
5 4 (1.23%) J2EE
5 4 (1.23%) XML
6 3 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.62%) LAMP
7 2 (0.62%) MDX
8 1 (0.31%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.31%) Lucene
8 1 (0.31%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 105 (32.41%) Replication
2 82 (25.31%) Clustering
3 19 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.78%) Kindle
5 7 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.23%) BYOD
6 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.93%) PKI
7 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) EFT
7 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.62%) Statistics
9 1 (0.31%) iPad
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.31%) iPhone
9 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 177 (54.63%) Windows
2 72 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (15.43%) Linux
5 38 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (8.95%) UNIX
7 25 (7.72%) Solaris
8 5 (1.54%) Android
8 5 (1.54%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.23%) CentOS
9 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.23%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.62%) SUSE
11 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (43.52%) Performance Tuning
2 57 (17.59%) ITIL
2 57 (17.59%) Database Mirroring
3 51 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (12.65%) Database Security
4 41 (12.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 34 (10.49%) Capacity Planning
6 31 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (8.33%) Migration
8 25 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.41%) Time Management
10 20 (6.17%) High Availability
10 20 (6.17%) ETL
10 20 (6.17%) Scrum
11 17 (5.25%) Data Migration
12 16 (4.94%) Change Management
13 14 (4.32%) Line Management
14 12 (3.70%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.70%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 228 (70.37%) SQL
2 113 (34.88%) T-SQL
3 44 (13.58%) PowerShell
4 24 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 12 (3.70%) VBScript
6 11 (3.40%) Perl
7 9 (2.78%) C
8 7 (2.16%) C#
9 6 (1.85%) Python
10 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.23%) Lua
11 4 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.23%) C++
11 4 (1.23%) Java
12 1 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.25%) Degree
3 15 (4.63%) MCITP
4 11 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.40%) MCSA
5 10 (3.09%) MCSE
6 9 (2.78%) IBM Certification
6 9 (2.78%) OCP
6 9 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.85%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.23%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.93%) MCTS
10 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) CCNA
10 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.01%) SLA
2 9 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.47%) QA
4 6 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (3.09%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.16%) vSphere
6 4 (1.23%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.62%) Firmware
8 2 (0.62%) XenApp
9 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) SRDF
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.09%) SCOM
2 8 (2.47%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.85%) Puppet
3 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.93%) SCCM
4 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Control-M
6 1 (0.31%) Nagios
6 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.31%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
Vendors
1 120 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 55 (16.98%) VMware
3 28 (8.64%) Oracle
3 28 (8.64%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.63%) Cisco
4 15 (4.63%) IBM
5 12 (3.70%) HP
6 8 (2.47%) Citrix
6 8 (2.47%) Red Gate
7 6 (1.85%) Symantec
7 6 (1.85%) Veeam
7 6 (1.85%) Apple
8 5 (1.54%) Dell
9 4 (1.23%) EMC
10 3 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.93%) NetIQ
10 3 (0.93%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.93%) Sun
10 3 (0.93%) Remedy
10 3 (0.93%) Fortinet
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Great bens package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 22 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago