Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1076 1140 1124
Rank change year-on-year +64 -16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 90 103 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.054% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.056% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 82 82 135
England median annual salary £42,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,800 £54,500
UK median annual salary £42,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.67% +4.17%

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 161292 183214 200397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131939 155738 166083
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Server Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
London +52 61 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South East +61 9 £35,000 -17.65% 1
East of England +21 8 £42,000 -1.18%
North of England -22 5 £28,500 -25.97%
South West - 4 £40,000 -
Midlands +39 3 £42,500 +41.67% 3
East Midlands +22 3 £42,500 +33.86% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £28,500 -5.00%
North West -21 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 28 July 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 80 (88.89%) Windows
2 73 (81.11%) Windows Server
3 67 (74.44%) Active Directory
4 58 (64.44%) VMware
4 58 (64.44%) Microsoft
5 53 (58.89%) Office 365
6 50 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 47 (52.22%) PowerShell
8 44 (48.89%) Finance
9 43 (47.78%) Linux
10 37 (41.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 30 (33.33%) Red Hat
12 28 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (27.78%) SCCM
15 23 (25.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (25.56%) Citrix
16 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
16 22 (24.44%) Data Centre
17 21 (23.33%) Task Automation
17 21 (23.33%) DNS
17 21 (23.33%) ITIL
18 20 (22.22%) Thin Client
18 20 (22.22%) Banking
18 20 (22.22%) Fat Client
19 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (21.11%) Migration
19 19 (21.11%) SQL
20 18 (20.00%) LAN

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 50 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 27 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (13.33%) IIS
4 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (58.89%) Office 365
2 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.11%) PaaS
4 9 (10.00%) SaaS
5 7 (7.78%) IaaS
6 6 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) DNS
2 18 (20.00%) LAN
2 18 (20.00%) WAN
3 12 (13.33%) DHCP
4 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.00%) Internet
6 8 (8.89%) VPN
7 7 (7.78%) SAN
8 6 (6.67%) Wireless
9 4 (4.44%) Firewall
10 2 (2.22%) HTTP
10 2 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.22%) SSL
11 1 (1.11%) Broadband
11 1 (1.11%) IMAP
11 1 (1.11%) POP3
11 1 (1.11%) SMTP
11 1 (1.11%) SSH
11 1 (1.11%) VLAN
11 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) Firebird
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Redis
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (48.89%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Banking
3 7 (7.78%) Marketing
4 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.11%) JMX
2 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.11%) RESTful
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 20 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 20 (22.22%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.78%) Fintech
5 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Replication
7 2 (2.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 80 (88.89%) Windows
2 73 (81.11%) Windows Server
3 43 (47.78%) Linux
4 37 (41.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (25.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (15.56%) Windows 7
8 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 8 (8.89%) CentOS
9 8 (8.89%) Debian
9 8 (8.89%) Ubuntu
9 8 (8.89%) Unix
10 7 (7.78%) Fedora
11 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.11%) Android
12 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) ITIL
1 21 (23.33%) Task Automation
2 19 (21.11%) Migration
3 11 (12.22%) Wealth Management
4 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.78%) Low Latency
5 7 (7.78%) Open Source
6 6 (6.67%) Demand Generation
6 6 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.44%) ERP
7 4 (4.44%) High Availability
7 4 (4.44%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (4.44%) Validation
8 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) PowerShell
2 19 (21.11%) SQL
3 8 (8.89%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.89%) Perl
3 8 (8.89%) Python
3 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.33%) VBScript
6 2 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (1.11%) Java
7 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.44%) MCSE
3 12 (13.33%) MCSA
4 6 (6.67%) MCITP
4 6 (6.67%) MCP
5 4 (4.44%) CCNA
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.11%) RHCE
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (74.44%) Active Directory
2 28 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) Docker
6 1 (1.11%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.11%) Postfix
6 1 (1.11%) qmail
6 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.22%) Nessus
3 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (64.44%) Microsoft
1 58 (64.44%) VMware
2 30 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 23 (25.56%) Citrix
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle
5 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.33%) CA
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco
6 3 (3.33%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Brocade
7 2 (2.22%) NetApp
7 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.22%) Splunk
7 2 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (1.11%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.11%) CommVault
8 1 (1.11%) Google
8 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.11%) Veeam
8 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
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