The median annual salary for a Server Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Server Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 877 899
Rank change year-on-year +83 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 48 58 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.060% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.062% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 48
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year +3.89% +14.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78973 93664 100549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.40% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66148 79476 82818
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Server Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Server Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Administrator in England

Server Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Server Administrator in England

Server Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Server Administrator in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Server Administrator in England

Server Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 27 £55,000 +37.50% 7
East of England +17 6 £42,000 -4.00%
South West - 4 £40,000 -
South East +59 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £28,500 -5.00%
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
North West -28 2 £31,000 -19.48%
Server Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Server Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 84 (84.85%) Windows
2 78 (78.79%) Windows Server
3 64 (64.65%) Active Directory
4 59 (59.60%) Microsoft
5 57 (57.58%) VMware
6 56 (56.57%) Linux
7 51 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (45.45%) MS Exchange
9 40 (40.40%) Office 365
10 37 (37.37%) PowerShell
11 35 (35.35%) Red Hat
12 34 (34.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (33.33%) Finance
14 31 (31.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (31.31%) SCCM
15 30 (30.30%) Citrix
16 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
17 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2013
18 24 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (24.24%) Banking
19 23 (23.23%) Thin Client
19 23 (23.23%) Fat Client
19 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
20 22 (22.22%) DNS
21 21 (21.21%) SQL
22 19 (19.19%) IIS
22 19 (19.19%) ITIL
23 17 (17.17%) SAN
24 16 (16.16%) DHCP
24 16 (16.16%) SQL Server

Server Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 45 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 34 (34.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (25.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (19.19%) IIS
5 10 (10.10%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.07%) Apache
6 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.04%) Confluence
9 3 (3.03%) CMS
10 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
11 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.01%) Moodle
11 1 (1.01%) Site Server
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (40.40%) Office 365
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.06%) SaaS
5 4 (4.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.03%) PaaS
7 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) DNS
2 17 (17.17%) SAN
3 16 (16.16%) DHCP
4 15 (15.15%) Firewall
5 13 (13.13%) LAN
6 12 (12.12%) WAN
7 11 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 8 (8.08%) Internet
9 5 (5.05%) HTTP
10 4 (4.04%) VPN
11 3 (3.03%) Intranet
11 3 (3.03%) Wireless
12 2 (2.02%) SSL
12 2 (2.02%) VLAN
13 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.01%) LDAP
13 1 (1.01%) SMTP
13 1 (1.01%) SNMP
13 1 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
13 1 (1.01%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) MySQL
3 3 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.01%) Firebird
5 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Marketing
5 3 (3.03%) Law
5 3 (3.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) LAMP
2 4 (4.04%) Middleware
2 4 (4.04%) Web Services
3 3 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.01%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) JMX
4 1 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Data Centre
1 23 (23.23%) Fat Client
1 23 (23.23%) Thin Client
2 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (2.02%) iPad
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Fintech
5 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (84.85%) Windows
2 78 (78.79%) Windows Server
3 56 (56.57%) Linux
4 51 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (31.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.06%) CentOS
9 5 (5.05%) Unix
10 4 (4.04%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.02%) Debian
13 1 (1.01%) Android
13 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.01%) Fedora
13 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.01%) SUSE
13 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Migration
3 9 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (4.04%) DevOps
6 4 (4.04%) ERP
6 4 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.04%) Open Source
6 4 (4.04%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (4.04%) Service Management
6 4 (4.04%) Web Filtering
7 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.03%) Demand Generation
7 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.03%) MVC
7 3 (3.03%) Validation
7 3 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) PowerShell
2 21 (21.21%) SQL
3 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.05%) Python
6 4 (4.04%) Java
7 3 (3.03%) C#
7 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.01%) Perl
8 1 (1.01%) PHP
8 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.13%) MCSE
3 9 (9.09%) MCSA
4 6 (6.06%) CCNA
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.06%) MCP
5 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.03%) Degree
6 3 (3.03%) MCITP
7 2 (2.02%) CCNP
8 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.01%) RHCE
8 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (64.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.04%) Xen
6 3 (3.03%) Firmware
6 3 (3.03%) vSphere
7 2 (2.02%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.02%) XenApp
8 1 (1.01%) Docker
8 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (31.31%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) Ansible
3 2 (2.02%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.02%) Nessus
3 2 (2.02%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.01%) SELinux
4 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (59.60%) Microsoft
2 57 (57.58%) VMware
3 35 (35.35%) Red Hat
4 30 (30.30%) Citrix
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco
6 8 (8.08%) HP
7 6 (6.06%) Oracle
8 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.03%) CA
10 2 (2.02%) Brocade
10 2 (2.02%) EMC
10 2 (2.02%) NetApp
10 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
10 2 (2.02%) Splunk
10 2 (2.02%) Veeam
11 1 (1.01%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.01%) Baan
11 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.01%) Google
11 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
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