The median annual salary for a Server Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 437 477
Rank change year-on-year +44 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.021% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.017% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -12.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.48% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Administrator in the South East

Server Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Server Administrator in the South East

Server Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Surrey - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Server Administrator
England

Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region featuring Server Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Firmware
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Law
7 3 (17.65%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) CMS
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) Office 365
8 2 (11.76%) Splunk
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) XenApp
8 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (11.76%) CentOS
8 2 (11.76%) PowerShell

Server Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Site Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Firebird
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Redis
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Law
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) JMX
2 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Online Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Firmware
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Docker
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) NetApp
2 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat