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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Administrator
Rank 731 780 668
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -112
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 161 149 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 139 129 179
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +31 151 £45,000 - 9
London +16 54 £50,000 - 4
South East +13 48 £38,250 -10.00% 4
South West +5 21 £38,000 -5.00%
West Sussex - 15 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +24 14 £36,600 +0.96% 1
Wiltshire - 13 £38,648 -
Swindon - 13 £38,648 -
Horsham - 13 - -
East of England +9 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Berkshire +8 9 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Yorkshire +7 9 £40,000 -13.97%
West Yorkshire +15 8 £40,000 +31.14%
Cheltenham - 8 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £31,000 -
Scotland +14 7 £55,000 +57.14%
City of London +23 6 £71,250 +29.54%
Wokingham - 6 £27,500 -
Hampshire -7 5 £39,000 -15.67% 1
Southampton +8 4 £44,500 +11.25% 1
Oxfordshire +6 4 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -9 4 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Hertfordshire -10 4 £50,000 -9.09%
Bradford - 4 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 3 £45,000 -
Reading +7 3 £52,500 +77.96% 1
East Midlands +3 3 £35,000 -
Essex 0 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Wales 0 3 £35,000 -12.50%
South Wales -6 3 £35,000 -12.50%

Server Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 269 (85.40%) SQL Server
2 215 (68.25%) SQL
3 160 (50.79%) Windows
4 132 (41.90%) T-SQL
5 129 (40.95%) Performance Tuning
6 117 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 110 (34.92%) Microsoft
8 108 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 103 (32.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 98 (31.11%) Clustering
11 95 (30.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 91 (28.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 91 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 89 (28.25%) Replication
14 62 (19.68%) MS Excel
14 62 (19.68%) Database Mirroring
15 61 (19.37%) Finance
16 56 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
17 53 (16.83%) Performance Monitoring
17 53 (16.83%) ITIL
18 52 (16.51%) Disaster Recovery
19 51 (16.19%) VMware
19 51 (16.19%) PowerShell
20 46 (14.60%) Relational Database
21 45 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
22 43 (13.65%) Migration
23 41 (13.02%) RDBMS
24 40 (12.70%) Active Directory
25 37 (11.75%) Database Security
26 36 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure

Server Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (10.16%) IIS
2 19 (6.03%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.54%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.95%) Apache
7 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.95%) Lync
8 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (19.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.25%) SAN
2 24 (7.62%) DNS
3 18 (5.71%) Firewall
4 17 (5.40%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.13%) DHCP
6 6 (1.90%) VPN
7 5 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.27%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.27%) LAN
8 4 (1.27%) WAN
8 4 (1.27%) Internet
9 3 (0.95%) LDAP
9 3 (0.95%) HTTP
10 2 (0.63%) VoIP
11 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.32%) FTP
11 1 (0.32%) Network Security
11 1 (0.32%) SSL
11 1 (0.32%) IPv4
11 1 (0.32%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (85.40%) SQL Server
2 117 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (34.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (32.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 95 (30.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 91 (28.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 91 (28.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (14.60%) Relational Database
8 41 (13.02%) RDBMS
9 33 (10.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 29 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (5.40%) Oracle Database
12 15 (4.76%) DTS
13 13 (4.13%) OLAP
14 12 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (3.49%) Oracle OLAP
16 9 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (2.54%) MySQL
17 8 (2.54%) OLTP
17 8 (2.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.95%) Subversion
3 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.32%) ERwin
4 1 (0.32%) MSTest
4 1 (0.32%) Yeoman
General
1 61 (19.37%) Finance
2 12 (3.81%) Banking
3 9 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.54%) Retail
5 7 (2.22%) Marketing
6 5 (1.59%) Electronics
7 4 (1.27%) Law
7 4 (1.27%) Games
8 3 (0.95%) French Language
8 3 (0.95%) German Language
8 3 (0.95%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.95%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.76%) .NET
1 15 (4.76%) Web Services
2 6 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.95%) J2EE
5 3 (0.95%) Ajax
5 3 (0.95%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 98 (31.11%) Clustering
2 89 (28.25%) Replication
3 17 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.59%) PKI
6 5 (1.59%) Statistics
7 4 (1.27%) EFT
8 3 (0.95%) DTV
8 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.95%) Kindle
9 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.32%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.32%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 160 (50.79%) Windows
2 56 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (6.03%) Linux
6 12 (3.81%) UNIX
7 5 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.27%) Solaris
9 3 (0.95%) SUSE
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (40.95%) Performance Tuning
2 62 (19.68%) Database Mirroring
3 53 (16.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 53 (16.83%) ITIL
4 52 (16.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (13.65%) Migration
6 37 (11.75%) Database Security
7 34 (10.79%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (8.25%) ETL
10 25 (7.94%) High Availability
11 22 (6.98%) Data Migration
11 22 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (6.35%) E-Commerce
13 14 (4.44%) Scrum
13 14 (4.44%) Database Tuning
14 13 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (4.13%) Change Management
14 13 (4.13%) Software Deployment
15 12 (3.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 215 (68.25%) SQL
2 132 (41.90%) T-SQL
3 51 (16.19%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.86%) VBScript
5 8 (2.54%) C#
6 5 (1.59%) Java
7 4 (1.27%) Perl
7 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.95%) C
9 2 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) Python
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby
10 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.76%) MCSE
2 15 (4.76%) Degree
3 12 (3.81%) MCSA
4 9 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.54%) MCITP
6 6 (1.90%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.27%) MCTS
8 3 (0.95%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.95%) CCNA
8 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.95%) OCP
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.13%) SLA
2 6 (1.90%) QA
3 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.22%) vSphere
5 5 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) Firmware
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) SRDF
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (5.71%) SCOM
2 7 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.27%) SCCM
4 2 (0.63%) Puppet
4 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 110 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.19%) VMware
3 29 (9.21%) Oracle
4 13 (4.13%) Cisco
5 12 (3.81%) HP
6 11 (3.49%) Red Gate
7 9 (2.86%) IBM
7 9 (2.86%) Citrix
8 6 (1.90%) Symantec
9 5 (1.59%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.27%) Vertica
10 4 (1.27%) Veeam
10 4 (1.27%) Dell
10 4 (1.27%) EMC
11 3 (0.95%) Sun
11 3 (0.95%) Remedy
11 3 (0.95%) SAP
11 3 (0.95%) NetIQ
12 2 (0.63%) NetApp
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