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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Administrator
Rank 839 771 765
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 96 166 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 93 152 133
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 -47 95 £50,000 +11.11% 18
London +28 66 £52,500 -4.54% 6
City of London +61 20 £53,500 -14.40% 4
South East -18 12 £36,000 -20.00% 7
Berkshire -12 6 £33,500 -29.47%
Slough - 6 £33,500 -
South West -13 5 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -33 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire +1 3 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +1 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Staffordshire 0 3 £55,000 +57.14%
West Yorkshire -10 3 £42,500 +18.05%
Hampshire +17 2 £45,000 +23.28% 2
North West +17 2 £46,500 +20.77% 3
Surrey +5 2 £38,250 +12.50%
Devon +2 2 £42,500 -
Leeds 0 2 £36,750 +7.29%
Birmingham -2 2 £36,500 -
Exeter -4 2 £42,500 -
East of England -14 2 £47,500 -2.56%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 - 1
Lancashire +15 1 £50,000 -
Manchester +15 1 £43,000 +4.24% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Southampton +1 1 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Swindon 0 1 - -
Wiltshire -1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -5 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Somerset - 1 - - 1

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 179 (77.49%) SQL Server
2 128 (55.41%) SQL
3 107 (46.32%) Windows
4 93 (40.26%) Microsoft
5 88 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 84 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 81 (35.06%) T-SQL
8 74 (32.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 69 (29.87%) Clustering
10 68 (29.44%) MS Excel
11 67 (29.00%) High Availability
12 65 (28.14%) Replication
13 63 (27.27%) Active Directory
13 63 (27.27%) Windows Server
14 56 (24.24%) Finance
15 53 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 52 (22.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 46 (19.91%) VMware
17 46 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 44 (19.05%) Oracle
19 43 (18.61%) Citrix
20 40 (17.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 40 (17.32%) SQL Server 2005
21 36 (15.58%) ITIL
22 30 (12.99%) Database Security
23 29 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
24 27 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
25 26 (11.26%) MySQL
26 25 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
26 25 (10.82%) SCCM

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (4.76%) IIS
3 4 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.87%) Apache
5 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.87%) JBoss
5 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (29.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (3.46%) MS Office
4 6 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.46%) Office 365
2 4 (1.73%) IaaS
3 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.79%) SAN
2 17 (7.36%) DNS
3 14 (6.06%) DHCP
4 13 (5.63%) Firewall
5 7 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.03%) VPN
6 6 (2.60%) VoIP
7 5 (2.16%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.73%) Internet
8 4 (1.73%) LAN
8 4 (1.73%) SMTP
9 3 (1.30%) WAN
10 2 (0.87%) FTP
10 2 (0.87%) HTTP
10 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.87%) Intranet
10 2 (0.87%) MPLS
10 2 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.87%) VLAN
11 1 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (77.49%) SQL Server
2 88 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (32.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (22.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (22.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (17.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (17.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (11.26%) MySQL
8 23 (9.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 21 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (6.06%) Oracle Database
11 13 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (3.90%) MS Access
13 9 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (2.60%) OLTP
14 6 (2.60%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 56 (24.24%) Finance
2 22 (9.52%) Banking
3 11 (4.76%) Law
4 6 (2.60%) Advertising
4 6 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.73%) Electronics
5 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (1.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.43%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) FFmpeg
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (29.87%) Clustering
2 65 (28.14%) Replication
3 16 (6.93%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.49%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.60%) Handset
5 6 (2.60%) iPhone
6 4 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.87%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.43%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.43%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 107 (46.32%) Windows
2 63 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 46 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (3.90%) Linux
7 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.03%) Android
9 6 (2.60%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.73%) Unix
12 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) CentOS
14 1 (0.43%) Debian
14 1 (0.43%) Solaris
14 1 (0.43%) SUSE
14 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 67 (29.00%) High Availability
3 36 (15.58%) ITIL
4 30 (12.99%) Database Security
5 27 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (8.23%) Database Mirroring
9 18 (7.79%) Process Improvement
10 17 (7.36%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.06%) Business Continuity
11 14 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (6.06%) Database Theory
11 14 (6.06%) Relational Database Theory
12 13 (5.63%) Scrum
13 12 (5.19%) Change Control
13 12 (5.19%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.19%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
14 11 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (55.41%) SQL
2 81 (35.06%) T-SQL
3 24 (10.39%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.06%) Java
5 9 (3.90%) VBA
6 8 (3.46%) VB
7 5 (2.16%) VBScript
8 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.43%) C#
9 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.93%) MCITP
2 16 (6.93%) MCTS
3 15 (6.49%) MCDBA
3 15 (6.49%) MCSE
4 14 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (6.06%) MCSA
5 7 (3.03%) Degree
6 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.87%) CCNA
8 2 (0.87%) CCNP
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.19%) Solvency II
2 5 (2.16%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.09%) XenApp
4 14 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.60%) vSphere
6 5 (2.16%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (10.82%) SCCM
2 21 (9.09%) SCOM
2 21 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.16%) EdgeSight
4 5 (2.16%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.87%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.43%) Foglight
6 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (40.26%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.91%) VMware
3 44 (19.05%) Oracle
4 43 (18.61%) Citrix
5 21 (9.09%) AppSense
5 21 (9.09%) Sophos
6 16 (6.93%) Lumension
7 12 (5.19%) HP
8 9 (3.90%) NetApp
8 9 (3.90%) Red Gate
9 8 (3.46%) Veeam
10 7 (3.03%) Symantec
11 6 (2.60%) Adobe
11 6 (2.60%) Apple
12 5 (2.16%) Cisco
12 5 (2.16%) EMC
13 4 (1.73%) SAP
14 3 (1.30%) Dell
14 3 (1.30%) Vertica
15 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
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