Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Server Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 578 629
Rank change year-on-year +64 +51 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Administrator 23 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.043% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.044% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 16
South East median annual salary £32,500 £30,500 £36,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% -16.67% +24.07%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,100 £26,500
90th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £36,600
% change year-on-year -12.00% +2.46% -4.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Server Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Surrey - 21 £32,500 -
Thames Valley +25 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
East Sussex -7 1 £33,000 +8.25% 1
Server Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
5 13 (56.52%) Office 365
5 13 (56.52%) DNS
6 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
6 12 (52.17%) VPN
6 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
6 12 (52.17%) PaaS
6 12 (52.17%) IaaS
6 12 (52.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (52.17%) Windows 10
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
8 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
9 8 (34.78%) VMware
10 7 (30.43%) Firewall
10 7 (30.43%) MCSA
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (26.09%) Meraki
11 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (26.09%) MCSE
11 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange

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 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (56.52%) Office 365
3 12 (52.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) IaaS
3 12 (52.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) VPN
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Broadband
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
4 12 (52.17%) Windows 10
4 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Server Patching
4 1 (4.35%) Task Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCSA
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 6 (26.09%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Meraki
3 6 (26.09%) ZyXEL
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat