The median annual salary for a Server Administrator was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Server Administrator
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 623 630
Rank change year-on-year +61 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 26 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.073% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.076% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 29
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +18.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Server Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Administrator in London

Server Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Server Administrator in London

Server Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Server Administrator in London

Server Administrator
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
City of London +45 1 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Chiswick - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £42,500 - 1
Server Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 London region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 57 (89.06%) Windows
2 55 (85.94%) Windows Server
3 48 (75.00%) VMware
4 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
4 47 (73.44%) Active Directory
5 45 (70.31%) Linux
6 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (56.25%) PowerShell
8 34 (53.13%) Office 365
8 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
9 32 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (48.44%) MS Exchange
11 29 (45.31%) Finance
11 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 28 (43.75%) SCCM
13 27 (42.19%) Citrix
14 26 (40.63%) Banking
14 26 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
15 24 (37.50%) Fat Client
15 24 (37.50%) Data Centre
15 24 (37.50%) Thin Client
16 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (23.44%) Firewall
18 14 (21.88%) DNS
18 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
19 13 (20.31%) SQL
20 11 (17.19%) ITIL
21 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
21 9 (14.06%) Internet

Server Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 31 (48.44%) MS Exchange
2 29 (45.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (12.50%) Apache
4 8 (12.50%) IIS
4 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.25%) Confluence
5 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (53.13%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) Firewall
2 14 (21.88%) DNS
3 9 (14.06%) Internet
4 8 (12.50%) DHCP
5 7 (10.94%) LAN
5 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.94%) WAN
6 6 (9.38%) HTTP
7 5 (7.81%) Intranet
8 4 (6.25%) SAN
8 4 (6.25%) VLAN
8 4 (6.25%) VPN
9 2 (3.13%) Skype
9 2 (3.13%) Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.56%) SMTP
10 1 (1.56%) SNMP
10 1 (1.56%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (1.56%) SSH
10 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 26 (40.63%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
1 5 (7.81%) Web Services
2 4 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 24 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 24 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.69%) iPad
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (89.06%) Windows
2 55 (85.94%) Windows Server
3 45 (70.31%) Linux
4 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.81%) Unix
8 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.69%) CentOS
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Migration
3 5 (7.81%) MVC
3 5 (7.81%) Open Source
3 5 (7.81%) Service Management
4 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (6.25%) Web Filtering
5 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.69%) DevOps
5 3 (4.69%) Server Building
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.13%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.81%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) Python
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.69%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) AWK
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) sed
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) MCSE
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCITP
2 2 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (73.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.81%) Xen
4 3 (4.69%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.13%) Firmware
5 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.13%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (43.75%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.56%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 48 (75.00%) VMware
2 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.13%) Red Hat
4 27 (42.19%) Citrix
5 8 (12.50%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
8 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.56%) AppSense
9 1 (1.56%) Brocade
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chiswick
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago