The Future of IT Skills: Server Administration

The nature of work is changing. New trends in technology are creating new possibilities for automation and artificial intelligence. While the impact to overall job numbers is unclear, one thing is certain: technical skills will be in high demand.

As part of a series on job roles, this research brief examines the role of server administrator in companies going through digital transformation. Cloud computing has driven more focus on optimization, monitoring, and automation; but traditional skills such as hardware or networking are still needed for computing that remains on-premises.