Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Server Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Server Administrator
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 386 359 395
Rank change year-on-year -27 +36 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.049% 0.032% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.034% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 10
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £33,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.79% -8.97% -5.23%
10th Percentile £34,950 £28,275 £21,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,525 £50,500
London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -9.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 13,583 11,764 14,348
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.28% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12,158 10,640 13,025
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Server Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Server Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Server Administrator in Central London

Server Administrator
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Administrator in Central London.

Salary trend for Server Administrator in Central London

Server Administrator
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Administrator in Central London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Server Administrator in Central London

Server Administrator
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 6 £42,500 +18.06%
Server Administrator
London

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Server Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) SAN

Server Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Runbook
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) New Relic