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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Administrator
Rank 756 680 639
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 135 211 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 129 181 222
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -91 127 £42,500 -5.55% 12
London -10 58 £42,500 -26.08% 3
South East -27 23 £42,500 +4.93% 2
Uxbridge - 15 £41,000 -
North West -8 12 £32,750 -22.02% 1
Berkshire +9 9 £47,500 -9.52%
West Midlands -24 9 £31,500 -25.88%
Maidenhead - 9 £47,500 -
Cheshire -8 8 £25,000 -34.64%
South West -15 8 £29,023 -35.50% 1
Hampshire -10 6 £24,500 -39.50% 2
East of England -20 6 £38,750 +19.23% 2
Yorkshire -45 6 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Warwickshire - 6 £30,000 -
Bristol - 6 £29,023 -
Bromley - 6 £40,000 -
City of London +9 5 £48,750 -2.50%
Runcorn - 5 £25,000 -
South Wales +15 4 £37,500 +29.31%
Wales +10 4 £37,500 +29.31%
West Sussex -12 4 £42,500 -5.55%
East Midlands -16 4 £37,250 -17.22%
South Yorkshire - 4 £56,250 -
Sheffield - 4 £56,250 -
Manchester - 4 £38,500 - 1
Cardiff - 4 £37,500 -
Fareham - 4 £24,500 - 1
Essex +3 3 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £42,500 +32.81%
Luton -5 3 £32,500 -

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (77.46%) SQL Server
2 164 (57.75%) SQL
3 118 (41.55%) T-SQL
4 108 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 103 (36.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 91 (32.04%) Performance Tuning
7 86 (30.28%) Windows
8 82 (28.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 72 (25.35%) MS Excel
9 72 (25.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 71 (25.00%) Replication
11 68 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 67 (23.59%) Clustering
13 54 (19.01%) .NET
14 51 (17.96%) SQL Server 2005
15 50 (17.61%) Finance
16 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 40 (14.08%) Oracle
18 39 (13.73%) VMware
19 38 (13.38%) Java
20 36 (12.68%) MySQL
21 34 (11.97%) PowerShell
22 33 (11.62%) Disaster Recovery
22 33 (11.62%) Data Warehouse
23 32 (11.27%) Active Directory
23 32 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
24 30 (10.56%) DTS
25 28 (9.86%) Web Services
25 28 (9.86%) Relational Database
26 26 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.52%) MS Project Server
4 8 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.46%) Lync
6 6 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.11%) IIS
6 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.06%) Apache
10 2 (0.70%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) SAS
11 1 (0.35%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 72 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.93%) MS Office
3 10 (3.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.10%) SAN
2 12 (4.23%) DNS
3 8 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.82%) Firewall
4 6 (2.11%) NAS
5 5 (1.76%) LAN
5 5 (1.76%) DHCP
6 4 (1.41%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.06%) Wireless
7 3 (1.06%) Network Security
7 3 (1.06%) HTTP
7 3 (1.06%) WAN
8 2 (0.70%) SSL
8 2 (0.70%) Internet
8 2 (0.70%) SMS
9 1 (0.35%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.35%) VLAN
9 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (77.46%) SQL Server
2 103 (36.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (28.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (25.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 68 (23.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (17.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 46 (16.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (12.68%) MySQL
9 33 (11.62%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (10.56%) DTS
11 28 (9.86%) Relational Database
12 24 (8.45%) RDBMS
13 16 (5.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (5.28%) Oracle Database
14 15 (5.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (3.52%) MS Access
15 10 (3.52%) OLAP
16 9 (3.17%) OLTP
17 7 (2.46%) Big Data
17 7 (2.46%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (7.04%) Selenium
1 20 (7.04%) Hudson
2 14 (4.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (17.61%) Finance
2 17 (5.99%) Banking
3 13 (4.58%) Marketing
4 5 (1.76%) Games
5 3 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
6 2 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (19.01%) .NET
2 28 (9.86%) Web Services
3 20 (7.04%) HTML
4 10 (3.52%) XML
5 7 (2.46%) WCF
6 4 (1.41%) Middleware
6 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.41%) Ajax
6 4 (1.41%) WebCenter
7 3 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.06%) Java EE
8 1 (0.35%) jQuery
8 1 (0.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.00%) Replication
2 67 (23.59%) Clustering
3 23 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.76%) Statistics
7 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.70%) New Media
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.35%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (30.28%) Windows
2 26 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (7.04%) Linux
4 13 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.82%) UNIX
8 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.76%) Solaris
10 4 (1.41%) HPUX
11 2 (0.70%) Android
11 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.35%) CentOS
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.04%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (11.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (8.45%) SOA
4 24 (8.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 22 (7.75%) Unit Testing
6 17 (5.99%) ITIL
7 16 (5.63%) Data Modelling
7 16 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.63%) Database Security
8 15 (5.28%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.28%) ETL
9 13 (4.58%) Migration
10 10 (3.52%) Scrum
10 10 (3.52%) Kanban
10 10 (3.52%) B2B
11 7 (2.46%) High Availability
11 7 (2.46%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.46%) Change Management
12 6 (2.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (57.75%) SQL
2 118 (41.55%) T-SQL
3 38 (13.38%) Java
4 34 (11.97%) PowerShell
5 23 (8.10%) VB
6 21 (7.39%) C++
7 13 (4.58%) C#
8 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.06%) Jython
9 3 (1.06%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Lua
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.52%) MCSE
3 9 (3.17%) MCSA
4 8 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.82%) Degree
5 7 (2.46%) MCTS
6 6 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CCA
8 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) CCNA
8 2 (0.70%) MCITP
9 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.82%) XenApp
4 7 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.41%) vSphere
7 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.06%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.35%) Docker
9 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.28%) SCOM
2 5 (1.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.41%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.06%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.06%) WSUS
4 3 (1.06%) SCCM
4 3 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 40 (14.08%) Oracle
3 39 (13.73%) VMware
4 14 (4.93%) Citrix
5 10 (3.52%) IBM
6 9 (3.17%) HP
6 9 (3.17%) NetApp
7 5 (1.76%) Red Gate
7 5 (1.76%) Sybase
7 5 (1.76%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.76%) Cisco
8 4 (1.41%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.41%) AppSense
9 3 (1.06%) Sophos
9 3 (1.06%) Dell
10 2 (0.70%) CommVault
10 2 (0.70%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) Veeam
11 1 (0.35%) Lumesse
11 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
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