The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 137 134 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 120 111 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.63% 1.62% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.72% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 105 86 174
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6959 6446 7140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 5546 6124
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator across the North West region.

Administrator Salary Trend in the North West

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Administrator across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Administrator Salary Histogram in the North West

Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -25 54 £31,500 -17.10% 17
Cheshire +10 45 £35,000 -4.76% 6
Merseyside +6 9 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Lancashire -4 7 £42,500 +7.59% 4
Cumbria +6 3 £28,000 +1.81%
Administrator
England

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title.

1 104 (35.14%) Linux
2 96 (32.43%) SQL
3 81 (27.36%) UNIX
4 73 (24.66%) Windows
5 72 (24.32%) Finance
6 67 (22.64%) Microsoft
7 54 (18.24%) SQL Server
8 51 (17.23%) Oracle
9 45 (15.20%) VMware
10 41 (13.85%) Active Directory
11 40 (13.51%) Change Management
12 37 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 37 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 36 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (9.12%) Shell Script
15 27 (9.12%) Oracle Database
16 26 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (8.45%) Back Office
18 24 (8.11%) MySQL
18 24 (8.11%) T-SQL
19 23 (7.77%) TCP/IP
19 23 (7.77%) SQL Server 2005
20 22 (7.43%) LAN
21 21 (7.09%) MS Office
21 21 (7.09%) SLA
22 20 (6.76%) WAN
22 20 (6.76%) SharePoint
22 20 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
23 19 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.08%) Apache
3 12 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 11 (3.72%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.03%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (2.03%) MS Project Server
6 6 (2.03%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.35%) IIS
8 4 (1.35%) Node.js
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (1.35%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.01%) CMS
10 2 (0.68%) Site Server
10 2 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.09%) MS Office
3 7 (2.36%) MS Project
4 5 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (2.03%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 6 (2.03%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Line 500
3 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.03%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.43%) LAN
3 20 (6.76%) WAN
4 17 (5.74%) SAN
4 17 (5.74%) Firewall
5 14 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (4.39%) VPN
7 10 (3.38%) DNS
8 9 (3.04%) DHCP
9 5 (1.69%) LDAP
10 4 (1.35%) NAS
10 4 (1.35%) VLAN
11 3 (1.01%) SMTP
11 3 (1.01%) SSL
11 3 (1.01%) HTTP
11 3 (1.01%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.01%) VoIP
12 2 (0.68%) WLAN
12 2 (0.68%) MPLS
12 2 (0.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.12%) Oracle Database
3 24 (8.11%) MySQL
4 23 (7.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (5.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (4.05%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (3.04%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (3.04%) MS Access
13 8 (2.70%) Relational Database
13 8 (2.70%) Hadoop
14 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (2.36%) NoSQL
14 7 (2.36%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) Hudson
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 72 (24.32%) Finance
2 25 (8.45%) Back Office
3 19 (6.42%) Banking
4 7 (2.36%) Retail
4 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.03%) Marketing
6 4 (1.35%) Games
6 4 (1.35%) Billing
7 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.01%) Automotive
8 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.39%) Middleware
2 10 (3.38%) Web Services
3 8 (2.70%) CSS
4 7 (2.36%) HTML
5 6 (2.03%) Rendezvous
5 6 (2.03%) Java SE
5 6 (2.03%) Java EE
6 5 (1.69%) LAMP
7 3 (1.01%) .NET
8 2 (0.68%) Mason
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss Seam
9 1 (0.34%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.34%) COM
9 1 (0.34%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.74%) Replication
3 13 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.05%) Clustering
5 10 (3.38%) Firmware
6 7 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.69%) HACMP
8 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.68%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.68%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.68%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (0.68%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.34%) CCTV
10 1 (0.34%) Open Source
10 1 (0.34%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.34%) Tandem
10 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 104 (35.14%) Linux
2 81 (27.36%) UNIX
3 73 (24.66%) Windows
4 19 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.04%) CentOS
6 9 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.04%) Solaris
7 6 (2.03%) HPUX
8 5 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.69%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.01%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.34%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.51%) Change Management
2 37 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 35 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (6.08%) ITIL
6 13 (4.39%) Capacity Management
7 12 (4.05%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.72%) Database Security
8 11 (3.72%) Business Continuity
9 10 (3.38%) ERP
9 10 (3.38%) Migration
9 10 (3.38%) Performance Management
9 10 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (3.04%) Mentoring
11 8 (2.70%) CRM
11 8 (2.70%) E-Commerce
11 8 (2.70%) Database Tuning
12 7 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (2.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 96 (32.43%) SQL
2 27 (9.12%) Shell Script
3 24 (8.11%) T-SQL
4 18 (6.08%) PHP
5 15 (5.07%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.05%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.05%) Perl
7 9 (3.04%) Java
8 8 (2.70%) Python
9 7 (2.36%) C++
9 7 (2.36%) VBA
10 6 (2.03%) C
11 5 (1.69%) Ruby
11 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.68%) VB
14 1 (0.34%) Groovy
14 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.72%) Degree
2 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.70%) MCP
3 8 (2.70%) MCSE
3 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.03%) CCNA
6 5 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.69%) CCNP
7 2 (0.68%) RHCE
7 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) OCP
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CCA
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.09%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) GMP
3 2 (0.68%) GLP
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 36 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (3.04%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.36%) vSphere
7 6 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.69%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.69%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.35%) Samba
10 3 (1.01%) KVM
10 3 (1.01%) Squid
10 3 (1.01%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.01%) NFS
11 2 (0.68%) XenApp
11 2 (0.68%) vCloud
11 2 (0.68%) GPFS
12 1 (0.34%) Docker
12 1 (0.34%) RHEV
12 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (5.41%) Data Guard
2 13 (4.39%) Puppet
3 12 (4.05%) Nagios
4 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.35%) Cacti
5 4 (1.35%) SCCM
6 3 (1.01%) Foglight
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Kibana
8 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.34%) logstash
8 1 (0.34%) WSUS
8 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.34%) Legato
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 51 (17.23%) Oracle
3 45 (15.20%) VMware
4 19 (6.42%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.39%) Cisco
6 12 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (4.05%) HP
7 10 (3.38%) Citrix
8 8 (2.70%) Teradata
9 7 (2.36%) NetApp
10 6 (2.03%) Sun
10 6 (2.03%) EMC
10 6 (2.03%) IBM
10 6 (2.03%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.69%) Adobe
11 5 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.35%) Juniper
12 4 (1.35%) SAP
12 4 (1.35%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.01%) Imperva
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