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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 720 698 589
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -109
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 156 180 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 143 142 245
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -18 151 £45,000 - 22
London +35 45 £55,000 +4.76% 9
South East -21 38 £45,000 +7.78% 8
East of England 0 18 £52,500 +16.66%
West Midlands -40 17 £45,000 -
City of London +14 14 £62,500 +16.27% 4
Hertfordshire +3 13 £55,000 +103.70%
North West +5 12 £43,000 +38.70% 3
Hampshire -5 10 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Berkshire -6 10 £50,000 +18.34%
South West -21 10 £45,000 +23.28%
Yorkshire -36 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 9 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 9 £50,000 -
Manchester +12 8 £43,000 -1.14% 3
Surrey -9 8 £34,000 -25.27% 1
West Yorkshire -27 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cobham - 7 £34,000 - 1
Kent +10 6 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Wiltshire +5 5 £45,000 +23.28%
Swindon -7 5 £45,000 +23.28%
Southampton -10 5 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £47,500 - 1
Leeds -19 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
Essex -8 3 £40,000 -11.11%
St Albans -16 3 £31,500 +16.66%
Uxbridge - 3 £49,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -7 2 - -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 253 (86.35%) SQL Server
2 213 (72.70%) SQL
3 143 (48.81%) Windows
4 128 (43.69%) Performance Tuning
5 122 (41.64%) Microsoft
6 119 (40.61%) Replication
7 117 (39.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 97 (33.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 89 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (29.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 87 (29.69%) T-SQL
11 81 (27.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 80 (27.30%) MS Excel
13 76 (25.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 61 (20.82%) Linux
15 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
16 52 (17.75%) Clustering
17 47 (16.04%) RDBMS
18 45 (15.36%) Finance
19 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 44 (15.02%) Disaster Recovery
20 43 (14.68%) MySQL
21 41 (13.99%) Active Directory
22 38 (12.97%) Data Warehouse
23 37 (12.63%) VMware
24 36 (12.29%) ITIL
24 36 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
25 35 (11.95%) Red Hat
25 35 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
26 34 (11.60%) Migration

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 27 (9.22%) IIS
2 16 (5.46%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.39%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.02%) Apache
7 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) Lync
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (27.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 34 (11.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.39%) SaaS
2 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.92%) SAN
2 14 (4.78%) Firewall
3 10 (3.41%) DNS
4 8 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (2.73%) Wireshark
4 8 (2.73%) tcpdump
5 5 (1.71%) LAN
5 5 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.71%) VPN
5 5 (1.71%) WAN
6 4 (1.37%) VoIP
6 4 (1.37%) Internet
6 4 (1.37%) NAS
7 3 (1.02%) Network Security
8 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.68%) DHCP
9 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.34%) FTP
9 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (86.35%) SQL Server
2 117 (39.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (33.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (30.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (29.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 81 (27.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 76 (25.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 55 (18.77%) Relational Database
9 47 (16.04%) RDBMS
10 43 (14.68%) MySQL
11 38 (12.97%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (8.53%) DTS
13 20 (6.83%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (6.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (4.78%) Oracle Database
16 9 (3.07%) OLTP
17 8 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (2.73%) CouchDB
17 8 (2.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 9 (3.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.02%) Hudson
2 3 (1.02%) Selenium
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (15.36%) Finance
2 23 (7.85%) Banking
3 22 (7.51%) Marketing
4 7 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.71%) Games
6 3 (1.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Electronics
6 3 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Military
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.83%) .NET
2 6 (2.05%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.05%) Web Services
3 5 (1.71%) XML
4 4 (1.37%) Ajax
4 4 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.02%) HTML
5 3 (1.02%) MDX
6 2 (0.68%) LAMP
6 2 (0.68%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.34%) WCF
7 1 (0.34%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 119 (40.61%) Replication
2 52 (17.75%) Clustering
3 27 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.73%) Statistics
4 8 (2.73%) Open Source
4 8 (2.73%) Kindle
5 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.68%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.68%) Social Network
8 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.68%) New Media
8 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) iPad
9 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 143 (48.81%) Windows
2 61 (20.82%) Linux
3 44 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (10.92%) Solaris
5 31 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (9.22%) UNIX
7 23 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.07%) Android
9 8 (2.73%) CentOS
9 8 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.73%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.73%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.73%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.05%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.71%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (43.69%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (15.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 36 (12.29%) ITIL
4 35 (11.95%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (11.60%) Migration
6 33 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (10.92%) Database Security
8 30 (10.24%) Time Management
9 24 (8.19%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (7.51%) ETL
11 21 (7.17%) Performance Monitoring
12 18 (6.14%) Scrum
13 17 (5.80%) Data Modelling
14 15 (5.12%) Service Delivery
14 15 (5.12%) Change Management
15 14 (4.78%) Data Management
16 13 (4.44%) Unit Testing
17 11 (3.75%) Performance Management
18 10 (3.41%) Data Migration
18 10 (3.41%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 213 (72.70%) SQL
2 87 (29.69%) T-SQL
3 27 (9.22%) PL/SQL
4 22 (7.51%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.75%) C
5 11 (3.75%) C++
6 10 (3.41%) VBScript
6 10 (3.41%) Python
7 9 (3.07%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.07%) Perl
8 8 (2.73%) Objective-C
8 8 (2.73%) Lua
8 8 (2.73%) C#
9 6 (2.05%) VB
9 6 (2.05%) Java
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (6.83%) Degree
3 16 (5.46%) MCITP
4 9 (3.07%) VCP4
5 8 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.73%) IBM Certification
5 8 (2.73%) OCP
5 8 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (2.73%) MCDBA
5 8 (2.73%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.71%) MCSE
7 4 (1.37%) MCTS
7 4 (1.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCT
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.07%) QA
2 8 (2.73%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.73%) Terminal Server
5 6 (2.05%) vSphere
6 5 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.37%) Docker
8 3 (1.02%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.68%) XenApp
9 2 (0.68%) vCloud
10 1 (0.34%) XenServer
10 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.41%) Puppet
1 10 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.37%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.02%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.68%) SCCM
4 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.34%) Ansible
5 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 122 (41.64%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.63%) VMware
3 35 (11.95%) Red Hat
4 25 (8.53%) Oracle
5 14 (4.78%) Cisco
6 13 (4.44%) IBM
7 11 (3.75%) HP
8 8 (2.73%) Symantec
8 8 (2.73%) NetApp
9 7 (2.39%) Citrix
10 6 (2.05%) Apple
11 4 (1.37%) Sybase
12 3 (1.02%) Red Gate
12 3 (1.02%) Veeam
12 3 (1.02%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.02%) Sony
12 3 (1.02%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.02%) WatchGuard
13 2 (0.68%) EMC
13 2 (0.68%) BMC
Uxbridge
CPS Group
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Proteus Europe
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Insurance, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Vanquis Bank
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Buxton, Derbyshire
Vardells Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago