The table below looks at the statistics for the Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 104 93 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 3027 3242 4166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.74% 3.01% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 3.18% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2561 2691 3609
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator within the UK.

Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Administrator over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England -11 2900 £42,500 +1.19% 271
London 0 1304 £47,500 - 110
South East -13 681 £40,000 +2.06% 62
City of London +9 302 £46,875 -0.26% 52
Yorkshire -24 226 £37,500 +7.14% 27
East of England -6 193 £40,000 - 19
West Midlands -2 159 £39,000 -2.50% 13
Hampshire -17 158 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Berkshire -12 142 £47,500 +18.75% 16
South West -12 137 £37,500 - 17
West Yorkshire -16 137 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Surrey -17 137 £40,000 +14.28% 10
North West -39 131 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Leeds -35 78 £37,250 -0.66% 11
Cambridgeshire -8 75 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Manchester -14 74 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Oxfordshire +6 70 £35,000 -12.50% 9
North Yorkshire +30 67 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East Midlands +11 58 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Cambridge +1 58 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Scotland -11 54 £34,000 -14.46% 8
Reading -21 54 £45,000 +27.65% 6
Buckinghamshire +22 52 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Hertfordshire -17 51 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Sussex +11 49 £40,000 +23.07%
Wiltshire +2 48 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Basingstoke +7 46 £42,500 +6.25%
Wales +28 43 £30,500 -4.68% 9
South Wales +27 43 £30,500 -1.61% 8
Brighton +12 42 £42,500 +6.25%

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2680 (44.32%) Linux
2 2065 (34.15%) Windows
3 1713 (28.33%) SQL
4 1512 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1486 (24.57%) Microsoft
6 1353 (22.37%) VMware
7 1132 (18.72%) UNIX
8 1046 (17.30%) MySQL
9 993 (16.42%) Red Hat
10 967 (15.99%) Finance
11 936 (15.48%) Active Directory
12 888 (14.68%) Oracle
13 866 (14.32%) Puppet
14 828 (13.69%) Performance Tuning
15 806 (13.33%) Perl
16 790 (13.06%) MS Excel
17 760 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 748 (12.37%) Python
19 716 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 711 (11.76%) Apache
21 684 (11.31%) DNS
22 680 (11.25%) Bash Shell
23 660 (10.91%) ITIL
24 650 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
25 641 (10.60%) SAN
26 611 (10.10%) Firewall
27 583 (9.64%) TCP/IP
28 564 (9.33%) Degree
29 558 (9.23%) Cisco
30 556 (9.19%) CentOS

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 711 (11.76%) Apache
2 471 (7.79%) SharePoint
3 419 (6.93%) Tomcat
4 386 (6.38%) IIS
5 355 (5.87%) MS Exchange
6 274 (4.53%) nginx
7 179 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 170 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 155 (2.56%) WebLogic
10 138 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 133 (2.20%) JBoss
12 93 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 92 (1.52%) WebSphere
14 81 (1.34%) OpenStack
15 73 (1.21%) Lync
16 65 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
17 62 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
18 52 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 51 (0.84%) Apache Solr
20 49 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 790 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 408 (6.75%) MS Office
3 86 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (0.98%) InfoPath
5 40 (0.66%) MS Project
6 22 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.12%) SPSS
10 6 (0.099%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.050%) FastStats
12 2 (0.033%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.017%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.017%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.017%) Maya
13 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 63 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 62 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 33 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (0.43%) Agresso
6 23 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
7 19 (0.31%) HFM
8 18 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 7 (0.12%) Magento
12 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.12%) ResourceLink
13 5 (0.083%) MFGPRO
14 4 (0.066%) Summit
14 4 (0.066%) Academy Housing
14 4 (0.066%) Remedy AR System
14 4 (0.066%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.050%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 339 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (2.05%) SaaS
3 101 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 93 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 93 (1.54%) Office 365
5 79 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 64 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
7 32 (0.53%) IaaS
8 30 (0.50%) PaaS
9 20 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
9 20 (0.33%) GitHub
9 20 (0.33%) SoftLayer
10 17 (0.28%) Route 53
11 15 (0.25%) Google Apps
12 14 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.17%) Basecamp
14 9 (0.15%) Joyent
15 8 (0.13%) Force.com
16 7 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 684 (11.31%) DNS
2 641 (10.60%) SAN
3 611 (10.10%) Firewall
4 583 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 332 (5.49%) LAN
6 331 (5.47%) DHCP
7 296 (4.89%) WAN
8 238 (3.94%) VPN
9 193 (3.19%) Internet
10 189 (3.13%) LDAP
11 177 (2.93%) HTTP
12 150 (2.48%) VoIP
13 133 (2.20%) NAS
14 130 (2.15%) SMTP
15 126 (2.08%) Network Security
16 116 (1.92%) VLAN
17 109 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
18 102 (1.69%) FTP
19 83 (1.37%) SSH
20 80 (1.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1512 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1046 (17.30%) MySQL
3 452 (7.47%) Oracle Database
4 426 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 372 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 337 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 275 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 271 (4.48%) Relational Database
9 262 (4.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 251 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 250 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
12 225 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 199 (3.29%) RDBMS
14 187 (3.09%) MongoDB
15 176 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 169 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
17 164 (2.71%) NoSQL
18 161 (2.66%) Big Data
19 157 (2.60%) Hadoop
20 110 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 246 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 172 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 160 (2.65%) Subversion
4 87 (1.44%) JIRA
5 52 (0.86%) Hudson
6 46 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
7 44 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 42 (0.69%) Visual Studio
9 40 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (0.46%) Mercurial
11 24 (0.40%) Toad
12 23 (0.38%) TeamCity
13 22 (0.36%) Maven
14 21 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 20 (0.33%) Ant
16 19 (0.31%) Selenium
17 8 (0.13%) Artifactory
18 7 (0.12%) Gradle
18 7 (0.12%) Emacs
18 7 (0.12%) ClearCase
General
1 967 (15.99%) Finance
2 208 (3.44%) Marketing
3 196 (3.24%) Banking
4 180 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 172 (2.84%) Retail
6 131 (2.17%) Legal
7 128 (2.12%) Advertising
8 119 (1.97%) Law
9 100 (1.65%) Back Office
10 96 (1.59%) Games
11 75 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 56 (0.93%) Publishing
13 44 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 35 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 34 (0.56%) French Language
16 30 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 28 (0.46%) Billing
18 23 (0.38%) Automotive
19 16 (0.26%) Electronics
20 10 (0.17%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (5.08%) LAMP
2 303 (5.01%) Web Services
3 221 (3.65%) .NET
4 122 (2.02%) XML
5 114 (1.89%) HTML
6 108 (1.79%) Middleware
7 82 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 76 (1.26%) CSS
9 59 (0.98%) ASP.NET
10 56 (0.93%) Memcached
11 31 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
12 26 (0.43%) J2EE
13 25 (0.41%) Django
14 23 (0.38%) jQuery
14 23 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
15 22 (0.36%) JDBC
16 21 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (0.33%) Ajax
17 20 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
17 20 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 434 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (6.91%) Replication
3 388 (6.42%) Clustering
4 336 (5.56%) Open Source
5 207 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 137 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 79 (1.31%) Blackberry
8 58 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 52 (0.86%) Statistics
10 51 (0.84%) Social Media
11 42 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 40 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
13 31 (0.51%) Visualisation
14 29 (0.48%) HACMP
15 28 (0.46%) iPad
15 28 (0.46%) Mobile App
16 27 (0.45%) iPhone
16 27 (0.45%) Mainframe
17 24 (0.40%) Client/Server
17 24 (0.40%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2680 (44.32%) Linux
2 2065 (34.15%) Windows
3 1132 (18.72%) UNIX
4 716 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 650 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 556 (9.19%) CentOS
7 431 (7.13%) Ubuntu
8 417 (6.90%) Solaris
9 352 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 305 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 298 (4.93%) Debian
12 240 (3.97%) Windows 7
13 179 (2.96%) AIX
14 114 (1.89%) SUSE
15 96 (1.59%) Windows 8
16 90 (1.49%) Windows XP
17 84 (1.39%) Mac OS X
18 77 (1.27%) Android
19 70 (1.16%) HPUX
20 37 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (13.69%) Performance Tuning
2 660 (10.91%) ITIL
3 545 (9.01%) DevOps
4 404 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 378 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 360 (5.95%) Configuration Management
7 329 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
8 275 (4.55%) Migration
9 224 (3.70%) Load Balancing
10 217 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
11 209 (3.46%) Change Management
12 187 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
13 176 (2.91%) Project Management
13 176 (2.91%) Time Management
14 174 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
15 172 (2.84%) CRM
16 171 (2.83%) Service Delivery
17 151 (2.50%) Service Management
18 148 (2.45%) Workflow
19 140 (2.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1713 (28.33%) SQL
2 806 (13.33%) Perl
3 748 (12.37%) Python
4 680 (11.25%) Bash Shell
5 534 (8.83%) Java
6 530 (8.76%) Shell Script
7 470 (7.77%) PHP
8 435 (7.19%) T-SQL
9 425 (7.03%) Ruby
10 269 (4.45%) PowerShell
11 186 (3.08%) PL/SQL
12 103 (1.70%) C
13 94 (1.55%) C#
13 94 (1.55%) JavaScript
14 62 (1.03%) VB
15 51 (0.84%) VBScript
16 49 (0.81%) C++
17 46 (0.76%) AWK
18 31 (0.51%) Korn
19 24 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 564 (9.33%) Degree
2 343 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 189 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 177 (2.93%) MCSE
5 131 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 118 (1.95%) CCNA
7 105 (1.74%) MCITP
8 101 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 96 (1.59%) MCSA
10 85 (1.41%) RHCE
10 85 (1.41%) MCTS
11 71 (1.17%) MCP
12 57 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
13 55 (0.91%) DV Cleared
14 54 (0.89%) CCNP
15 47 (0.78%) OCP
16 45 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 44 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
18 26 (0.43%) RHCSA
19 22 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (4.96%) SLA
2 91 (1.50%) QA
3 70 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 54 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.099%) BS7799
9 5 (0.083%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
System Software
1 936 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 760 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (3.42%) vSphere
4 199 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 167 (2.76%) KVM
6 166 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
7 153 (2.53%) NFS
8 149 (2.46%) Xen
9 129 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 117 (1.93%) VMware ESX
11 96 (1.59%) Samba
12 82 (1.36%) XenApp
12 82 (1.36%) Varnish
13 80 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
14 58 (0.96%) Postfix
15 48 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 45 (0.74%) PowerHA
17 44 (0.73%) XenServer
18 39 (0.64%) Firmware
19 36 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 866 (14.32%) Puppet
2 471 (7.79%) Nagios
3 422 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
4 146 (2.41%) Ansible
5 137 (2.27%) Cacti
6 131 (2.17%) Data Guard
7 126 (2.08%) SCCM
8 120 (1.98%) ZABBIX
9 112 (1.85%) NetBackup
10 80 (1.32%) SCOM
11 70 (1.16%) Salt
12 69 (1.14%) HAProxy
13 63 (1.04%) Vagrant
14 57 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 43 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 43 (0.71%) Backup Exec
15 43 (0.71%) CFEngine
16 42 (0.69%) Ganglia
16 42 (0.69%) Graphite
17 41 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 1486 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 1353 (22.37%) VMware
3 993 (16.42%) Red Hat
4 888 (14.68%) Oracle
5 558 (9.23%) Cisco
6 345 (5.71%) HP
7 282 (4.66%) Citrix
8 245 (4.05%) IBM
9 193 (3.19%) NetApp
10 190 (3.14%) EMC
11 166 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
12 143 (2.36%) Symantec
13 123 (2.03%) Veritas
13 123 (2.03%) SAP
14 102 (1.69%) Dell
15 92 (1.52%) Sun
16 80 (1.32%) F5
17 66 (1.09%) Juniper
18 61 (1.01%) Rackspace
19 59 (0.98%) Sybase
Brentford, Middlesex
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Work from home
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Solutions Group - Sovereign Housing
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: Yesterday