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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 750 674 669
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 136 232 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 120 192 196
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £31,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -4.45%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 2014 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 26 November 2014. 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 -82 133 £42,500 -5.55% 8
South East -18 39 £42,500 +9.67% 3
London -53 37 £47,500 -17.39% 1
West Midlands -5 13 £37,000 -10.30% 2
North West -7 13 £38,500 -14.44%
Yorkshire -48 12 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire -36 10 £35,000 -
East Sussex - 10 £45,000 -
Brighton - 10 £45,000 -
Leeds -18 9 £35,000 -
East Midlands +8 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Berkshire +7 7 £47,500 +15.15%
Manchester -7 7 £38,500 +35.08%
East of England -35 7 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Maidenhead - 7 £47,500 -
West Sussex +12 6 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Hampshire -12 6 £33,500 -17.28%
City of London +20 5 £62,500 +8.69%
Warwickshire +3 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Cheshire +2 5 £25,000 -34.64%
South West -18 5 £31,500 -30.00%
Oxfordshire +13 4 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Kent 0 4 £45,000 +1.69%
Horsham -7 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Runcorn - 4 £25,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 £41,000 -
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
Essex - 4 £37,500 - 2
Nottingham +19 3 £42,500 +15.64%

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 220 (78.01%) SQL Server
2 166 (58.87%) SQL
3 108 (38.30%) Performance Tuning
4 102 (36.17%) Microsoft
5 98 (34.75%) Replication
6 96 (34.04%) Windows
7 89 (31.56%) T-SQL
8 85 (30.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 77 (27.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 72 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 64 (22.70%) MS Excel
12 60 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 52 (18.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 51 (18.09%) MySQL
15 49 (17.38%) Clustering
16 48 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 47 (16.67%) Finance
18 44 (15.60%) .NET
19 41 (14.54%) VMware
20 37 (13.12%) Active Directory
21 36 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (10.99%) Java
22 31 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (10.64%) Oracle
24 27 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
24 27 (9.57%) Linux
24 27 (9.57%) Unit Testing
25 26 (9.22%) Web Services
26 25 (8.87%) DTS
27 24 (8.51%) ETL

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 18 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.96%) IIS
3 13 (4.61%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.55%) MS Project Server
5 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.77%) Lync
7 5 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.71%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (22.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.26%) MS Office
3 10 (3.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.80%) SAN
2 12 (4.26%) DNS
3 6 (2.13%) NAS
3 6 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.13%) LAN
3 6 (2.13%) DHCP
4 5 (1.77%) WAN
4 5 (1.77%) Firewall
5 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.42%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.42%) tcpdump
5 4 (1.42%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.06%) Network Security
7 2 (0.71%) HTTP
7 2 (0.71%) SMS
8 1 (0.35%) SNMP
8 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (78.01%) SQL Server
2 85 (30.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (27.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (21.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (18.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (18.09%) MySQL
8 48 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (8.87%) DTS
11 23 (8.16%) Relational Database
12 18 (6.38%) RDBMS
12 18 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (3.90%) Oracle Database
13 11 (3.90%) Big Data
14 10 (3.55%) MS Access
14 10 (3.55%) OLTP
15 6 (2.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 20 (7.09%) Selenium
1 20 (7.09%) Hudson
2 13 (4.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (16.67%) Finance
2 21 (7.45%) Marketing
3 15 (5.32%) Banking
4 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.42%) Games
6 2 (0.71%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Military
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.60%) .NET
2 26 (9.22%) Web Services
3 20 (7.09%) HTML
4 8 (2.84%) XML
5 5 (1.77%) WCF
6 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.42%) Ajax
7 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.06%) Java EE
8 1 (0.35%) MDX
8 1 (0.35%) J2EE
8 1 (0.35%) jQuery
8 1 (0.35%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 98 (34.75%) Replication
2 49 (17.38%) Clustering
3 31 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.19%) Statistics
5 7 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.48%) Open Source
6 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.71%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.71%) Social Network
9 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) New Media
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.35%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 96 (34.04%) Windows
2 27 (9.57%) Linux
3 22 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.19%) Solaris
7 8 (2.84%) UNIX
7 8 (2.84%) Windows XP
8 7 (2.48%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.42%) CentOS
10 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.42%) Android
10 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.71%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (38.30%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (9.57%) Unit Testing
4 24 (8.51%) ETL
5 23 (8.16%) Migration
6 22 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (7.45%) SOA
7 21 (7.45%) ITIL
8 20 (7.09%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (5.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.90%) Change Management
13 10 (3.55%) B2B
13 10 (3.55%) Database Security
14 8 (2.84%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.84%) Scrum
15 7 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (2.48%) Data Transformation
15 7 (2.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (58.87%) SQL
2 89 (31.56%) T-SQL
3 31 (10.99%) Java
4 24 (8.51%) C++
4 24 (8.51%) PowerShell
5 23 (8.16%) VB
6 11 (3.90%) C#
7 6 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.42%) Python
8 4 (1.42%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.42%) Lua
9 3 (1.06%) Jython
9 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.06%) C
9 3 (1.06%) Perl
10 2 (0.71%) VBScript
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.19%) Degree
3 7 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (2.48%) MCTS
4 6 (2.13%) MCITP
4 6 (2.13%) MCSA
5 4 (1.42%) MCSE
5 4 (1.42%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.06%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCT
7 1 (0.35%) CCA
7 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (13.12%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.84%) XenApp
4 7 (2.48%) vSphere
5 4 (1.42%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.42%) Docker
5 4 (1.42%) Terminal Server
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.71%) vCloud
8 1 (0.35%) XenServer
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.55%) SCOM
2 5 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (1.42%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.42%) Puppet
3 4 (1.42%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.06%) EdgeSight
4 3 (1.06%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.06%) SCCM
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.71%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 102 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 41 (14.54%) VMware
3 30 (10.64%) Oracle
4 16 (5.67%) Citrix
5 13 (4.61%) NetApp
6 11 (3.90%) HP
7 10 (3.55%) IBM
8 8 (2.84%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.48%) Sybase
10 5 (1.77%) Cisco
11 4 (1.42%) Symantec
11 4 (1.42%) AppSense
12 3 (1.06%) Sophos
13 2 (0.71%) BMC
13 2 (0.71%) EMC
14 1 (0.35%) Red Gate
14 1 (0.35%) Lumesse
14 1 (0.35%) Hyperion
14 1 (0.35%) Lotus
14 1 (0.35%) Sony
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago