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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 747 743 595
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -148
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 154 201 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 132 160 238
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 £34,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £38,500
% 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +9 152 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London +59 61 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East -8 38 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East of England +23 22 £50,000 +11.11% 3
City of London +33 16 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Hertfordshire +6 14 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Hampshire +1 13 £39,000 -2.50% 2
North West +14 10 £40,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 10 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 9 £50,000 +11.73%
Yorkshire -21 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Manchester +10 8 £42,750 +5.55% 1
West Sussex - 8 £55,000 - 1
Southampton -2 7 £39,000 -2.50%
West Yorkshire -6 7 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands -27 7 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 7 £50,000 -
Horsham - 6 - -
Uxbridge - 6 £49,500 -
South West -20 5 £45,000 +23.28%
Surrey -1 4 £34,500 -18.82%
Portsmouth - 4 £47,500 -
West Drayton - 4 £50,000 -
Huddersfield - 4 £32,500 -
Cobham - 4 £34,500 -
Swindon -1 3 £45,000 +23.28%
Essex -2 3 £38,750 -22.50%
Wiltshire -2 3 £45,000 +23.28%
Leeds -3 3 £32,000 -8.57%
St Albans -7 3 £31,500 +26.00%

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 268 (88.45%) SQL Server
2 225 (74.26%) SQL
3 164 (54.13%) Windows
4 141 (46.53%) Performance Tuning
5 132 (43.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 121 (39.93%) Replication
7 118 (38.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 112 (36.96%) Microsoft
9 109 (35.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 97 (32.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 97 (32.01%) T-SQL
11 89 (29.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 85 (28.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 81 (26.73%) MS Excel
14 60 (19.80%) Clustering
15 59 (19.47%) Linux
16 57 (18.81%) Relational Database
17 56 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 51 (16.83%) RDBMS
19 49 (16.17%) Finance
20 46 (15.18%) VMware
21 45 (14.85%) Database Mirroring
22 44 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
23 43 (14.19%) ITIL
24 39 (12.87%) Active Directory
25 37 (12.21%) SAN
25 37 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
25 37 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
25 37 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
26 36 (11.88%) Database Security

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 30 (9.90%) IIS
2 12 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 81 (26.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
2 2 (0.66%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 33 (10.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.98%) SaaS
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.21%) SAN
2 15 (4.95%) Firewall
3 13 (4.29%) DNS
4 7 (2.31%) VPN
5 5 (1.65%) tcpdump
5 5 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.65%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.32%) Internet
6 4 (1.32%) LAN
6 4 (1.32%) VoIP
6 4 (1.32%) WAN
7 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.66%) DHCP
8 2 (0.66%) Network Security
8 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.33%) WebEx
9 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (88.45%) SQL Server
2 132 (43.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 118 (38.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 109 (35.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 97 (32.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 89 (29.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 85 (28.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 57 (18.81%) Relational Database
9 51 (16.83%) RDBMS
10 37 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (10.89%) MySQL
12 26 (8.58%) SQL Server 2000
13 23 (7.59%) DTS
14 20 (6.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (3.96%) Oracle Database
17 10 (3.30%) Big Data
18 9 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
19 8 (2.64%) NoSQL
20 5 (1.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (2.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.33%) ERwin
4 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 49 (16.17%) Finance
2 21 (6.93%) Banking
3 19 (6.27%) Marketing
4 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.32%) Advertising
4 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.99%) Electronics
5 3 (0.99%) Games
6 2 (0.66%) Law
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.96%) .NET
2 6 (1.98%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.32%) XML
3 4 (1.32%) Ajax
3 4 (1.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.99%) MDX
4 3 (0.99%) Web Services
5 2 (0.66%) LAMP
6 1 (0.33%) Lucene
6 1 (0.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.33%) COM
6 1 (0.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 121 (39.93%) Replication
2 60 (19.80%) Clustering
3 23 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.97%) Kindle
5 8 (2.64%) Open Source
6 5 (1.65%) BYOD
7 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.99%) Statistics
8 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.33%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (54.13%) Windows
2 59 (19.47%) Linux
3 56 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (9.24%) UNIX
6 28 (9.24%) Solaris
7 6 (1.98%) Android
7 6 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.65%) CentOS
8 5 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (46.53%) Performance Tuning
2 45 (14.85%) Database Mirroring
3 44 (14.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (14.19%) ITIL
5 36 (11.88%) Database Security
6 35 (11.55%) Migration
7 31 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (9.90%) Performance Monitoring
9 28 (9.24%) Time Management
10 23 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (6.27%) Scrum
12 18 (5.94%) ETL
13 17 (5.61%) Data Migration
14 15 (4.95%) Service Delivery
14 15 (4.95%) Change Management
14 15 (4.95%) Data Management
15 12 (3.96%) Data Modelling
16 11 (3.63%) High Availability
16 11 (3.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 225 (74.26%) SQL
2 97 (32.01%) T-SQL
3 29 (9.57%) PowerShell
4 27 (8.91%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.62%) VBScript
6 11 (3.63%) C
6 11 (3.63%) Perl
7 7 (2.31%) Python
8 6 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.98%) C#
9 5 (1.65%) C++
9 5 (1.65%) Lua
9 5 (1.65%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.99%) Java
11 1 (0.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.95%) MCITP
2 15 (4.95%) Degree
3 9 (2.97%) IBM Certification
3 9 (2.97%) OCP
3 9 (2.97%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.64%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.98%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.65%) MCSE
6 5 (1.65%) MCSA
6 5 (1.65%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.33%) MCTS
7 1 (0.33%) MCT
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.31%) QA
3 5 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.31%) vSphere
4 7 (2.31%) Terminal Server
5 5 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.66%) XenApp
6 2 (0.66%) vCloud
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.33%) SRDF
7 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.33%) Docker
7 1 (0.33%) XenServer
7 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.31%) Puppet
1 7 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.99%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.66%) SCCM
4 2 (0.66%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.33%) Control-M
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 112 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 46 (15.18%) VMware
3 32 (10.56%) Red Hat
4 22 (7.26%) Oracle
5 14 (4.62%) Cisco
5 14 (4.62%) IBM
6 13 (4.29%) HP
7 9 (2.97%) Citrix
8 8 (2.64%) Symantec
9 6 (1.98%) Apple
10 5 (1.65%) EMC
10 5 (1.65%) NetApp
11 3 (0.99%) Sony
11 3 (0.99%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.99%) WatchGuard
11 3 (0.99%) Veeam
11 3 (0.99%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.66%) NetIQ
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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