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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 104 119 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 60 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.90% 1.55% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.63% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 62
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -18.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,861 £22,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
2967 3487 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.71% 94.81% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2276 2048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 July 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 July 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 -6 31 £43,500 +24.28% 11
Glasgow +20 18 £40,000 +5.96% 3
Aberdeen +14 1 £38,500 +38.48%
Fife +3 1 £39,000 -
West Lothian -6 1 - - 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Administrator
UK

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (35.88%) Linux
2 44 (33.59%) Oracle
3 36 (27.48%) Windows
4 33 (25.19%) Finance
4 33 (25.19%) UNIX
5 30 (22.90%) Banking
6 29 (22.14%) SQL
7 25 (19.08%) Oracle Database
8 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
9 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
10 22 (16.79%) Perl
10 22 (16.79%) Relational Database
11 21 (16.03%) VMware
12 20 (15.27%) Solaris
12 20 (15.27%) ITIL
12 20 (15.27%) RDBMS
13 19 (14.50%) Oracle RAC
14 18 (13.74%) Red Hat
15 17 (12.98%) JBoss
15 17 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (12.21%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (11.45%) Retail
18 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (10.69%) Data Guard
18 14 (10.69%) Cisco
18 14 (10.69%) Clustering
18 14 (10.69%) Firewall
19 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (12.98%) JBoss
2 11 (8.40%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.63%) Apache
4 7 (5.34%) SAS
5 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.05%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.76%) nginx
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.69%) Firewall
2 8 (6.11%) DNS
3 6 (4.58%) SSL
4 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.82%) LDAP
5 4 (3.05%) HTTP
6 3 (2.29%) DHCP
6 3 (2.29%) VPN
6 3 (2.29%) SAN
6 3 (2.29%) Wireless
6 3 (2.29%) NAS
7 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.53%) WAN
7 2 (1.53%) SMTP
7 2 (1.53%) PBX
7 2 (1.53%) VoIP
8 1 (0.76%) WLAN
8 1 (0.76%) LAN
8 1 (0.76%) Intranet
8 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.08%) Oracle Database
2 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
3 22 (16.79%) Relational Database
4 20 (15.27%) RDBMS
5 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (6.87%) MySQL
8 8 (6.11%) DB2
9 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.82%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (3.82%) SQLPlus
10 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (3.05%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (3.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (2.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 3 (2.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
13 2 (1.53%) Informix
14 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (25.19%) Finance
2 30 (22.90%) Banking
3 15 (11.45%) Retail
4 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) Middleware
2 6 (4.58%) Application Packaging
3 5 (3.82%) Web Services
4 3 (2.29%) HTML
5 2 (1.53%) .NET
5 2 (1.53%) XML
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Clustering
2 10 (7.63%) Online Banking
3 9 (6.87%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.82%) HACMP
7 4 (3.05%) iPad
7 4 (3.05%) Handset
8 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.29%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.53%) iSeries
9 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) User Experience
10 1 (0.76%) Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.88%) Linux
2 36 (27.48%) Windows
3 33 (25.19%) UNIX
4 20 (15.27%) Solaris
5 17 (12.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.16%) zOS
7 9 (6.87%) AIX
7 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.34%) Windows 2000
8 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.82%) Debian
9 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.27%) ITIL
2 16 (12.21%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (9.92%) Configuration Management
3 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (7.63%) DevOps
5 7 (5.34%) Database Mirroring
5 7 (5.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.34%) Time Management
5 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.58%) Change Management
6 6 (4.58%) Service Management
7 5 (3.82%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.05%) Analytics
8 4 (3.05%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (3.05%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.05%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) SQL
2 22 (16.79%) Perl
3 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
3 9 (6.87%) Python
3 9 (6.87%) Shell Script
3 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.58%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.82%) Java
6 3 (2.29%) VBScript
7 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Degree
2 10 (7.63%) CCSA
2 10 (7.63%) CCSE
3 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.53%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (1.53%) CCNA
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) NCDA
7 1 (0.76%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 19 (14.50%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.34%) MetaFrame
4 7 (5.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.29%) NFS
5 3 (2.29%) Xen
6 2 (1.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.76%) Samba
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.69%) Data Guard
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (6.87%) Puppet
3 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.58%) Ansible
4 6 (4.58%) Capistrano
5 4 (3.05%) logstash
5 4 (3.05%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.05%) Oracle Statspack
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (33.59%) Oracle
2 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.03%) VMware
4 18 (13.74%) Red Hat
5 14 (10.69%) Cisco
6 10 (7.63%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.11%) Sun
7 8 (6.11%) HP
8 7 (5.34%) Citrix
9 6 (4.58%) IBM
10 5 (3.82%) Avaya
10 5 (3.82%) F5
11 3 (2.29%) Rackspace
11 3 (2.29%) Symantec
11 3 (2.29%) EMC
12 2 (1.53%) Remedy
12 2 (1.53%) Perforce
12 2 (1.53%) BMC
12 2 (1.53%) NetApp
12 2 (1.53%) Talend
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