The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 102 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 54 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 1.84% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.93% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 36
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2969 3621 2870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.42% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2365 1725
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Administrator Salary Trend in Scotland

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Administrator across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Administrator Salary Histogram in Scotland

Administrator
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh -11 29 £32,500 -17.72% 8
Glasgow +20 16 £40,500 +10.20% 1
West Lothian -2 3 - - 1
Highlands - 2 - - 1
Shetland Islands - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 39 (36.45%) Linux
2 33 (30.84%) UNIX
2 33 (30.84%) Windows
3 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
3 31 (28.97%) VMware
4 28 (26.17%) Finance
5 25 (23.36%) Oracle
6 23 (21.50%) ITIL
6 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (18.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (18.69%) Red Hat
7 20 (18.69%) SLA
8 19 (17.76%) Oracle Database
9 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
10 16 (14.95%) LAN
10 16 (14.95%) WAN
10 16 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (14.02%) SQL
12 14 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (13.08%) Back Office
12 14 (13.08%) Banking
13 13 (12.15%) Service Management
13 13 (12.15%) Perl
13 13 (12.15%) DNS
14 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
14 11 (10.28%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (9.35%) Solaris
15 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
15 10 (9.35%) Degree
16 9 (8.41%) Performance Tuning

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (8.41%) Apache
2 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.80%) nginx
4 3 (2.80%) JBoss
4 3 (2.80%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) CICS
6 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) LAN
1 16 (14.95%) WAN
2 14 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (12.15%) DNS
4 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.54%) SSL
5 7 (6.54%) Firewall
6 4 (3.74%) LDAP
7 3 (2.80%) HTTP
7 3 (2.80%) VPN
7 3 (2.80%) SMTP
8 2 (1.87%) SAN
8 2 (1.87%) VLAN
9 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.93%) Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) Internet
9 1 (0.93%) BGP
9 1 (0.93%) DHCP
9 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.54%) MySQL
5 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.61%) DB2
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Toad
1 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.87%) Subversion
2 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (26.17%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Back Office
2 14 (13.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 2 (1.87%) XML
3 2 (1.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.93%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.74%) iSeries
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Clustering
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.45%) Linux
2 33 (30.84%) UNIX
2 33 (30.84%) Windows
3 16 (14.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.35%) Solaris
5 8 (7.48%) zOS
5 8 (7.48%) Ubuntu
5 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.61%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.67%) Fedora
8 4 (3.74%) Debian
8 4 (3.74%) CentOS
9 3 (2.80%) AIX
10 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) ITIL
2 20 (18.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (12.15%) Service Management
4 9 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.54%) Data Protection
6 6 (5.61%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.74%) Time Management
8 4 (3.74%) CRM
8 4 (3.74%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.80%) Change Control
9 3 (2.80%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) Perl
3 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.61%) Python
6 5 (4.67%) Java
7 4 (3.74%) PHP
8 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.87%) VBScript
10 1 (0.93%) REXX
10 1 (0.93%) COBOL
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) CIPD
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.87%) HNC
4 2 (1.87%) CCSA
4 2 (1.87%) CCSE
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) HND
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (5.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (5.61%) MetaFrame
5 5 (4.67%) NFS
6 2 (1.87%) Xen
6 2 (1.87%) Firmware
6 2 (1.87%) RACF
6 2 (1.87%) Samba
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.80%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.87%) Nagios
5 2 (1.87%) Foglight
5 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.93%) SCCM
6 1 (0.93%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.93%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
1 31 (28.97%) VMware
2 25 (23.36%) Oracle
3 20 (18.69%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.61%) Citrix
5 5 (4.67%) Cisco
5 5 (4.67%) IBM
5 5 (4.67%) EMC
6 4 (3.74%) Sun
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) Veritas
7 2 (1.87%) Sybase
7 2 (1.87%) Avaya
7 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.87%) Symantec
7 2 (1.87%) Imperva
7 2 (1.87%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.93%) Altiris
8 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
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