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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 114 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2791 3277 3764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 2.83% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.99% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2721 3127
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
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 £27,450 £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 1 April 2015 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 1 April 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
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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 -20 2652 £42,500 +6.25% 417
London -11 1213 £48,000 +6.66% 176
South East -14 569 £40,000 - 72
City of London +12 325 £50,000 +11.11% 72
East of England -21 227 £39,250 -1.87% 35
Yorkshire -37 177 £35,000 - 29
South West +24 143 £37,500 +14.50% 37
Hampshire -8 140 £40,000 +11.11% 11
North West -24 137 £40,000 +14.28% 25
West Midlands -14 127 £33,750 -10.00% 23
West Yorkshire -36 125 £32,500 -7.14% 17
Berkshire -19 112 £50,000 +40.84% 8
Surrey -21 111 £40,000 -6.97% 13
Hertfordshire +3 98 £40,000 - 6
Leeds -40 82 £33,139 -5.31% 13
Cheshire +1 62 £40,000 +22.13% 3
Cambridgeshire -17 62 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Manchester -34 59 £40,000 - 16
Cambridge +2 58 £37,500 -6.25% 14
East Midlands +20 57 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Scotland +2 54 £34,000 -9.33% 14
Reading -24 54 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bristol +19 50 £37,000 +17.46% 13
Wales +18 50 £39,600 +32.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -4 48 £41,250 +3.12% 8
Wiltshire +31 46 £32,500 -13.33% 7
East Sussex -5 46 £40,000 - 8
South Wales +15 43 £39,600 +32.00% 6
Brighton -3 43 £40,000 - 7
West Sussex +28 40 £40,000 +33.33% 6

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2420 (42.44%) Linux
2 1946 (34.13%) Windows
3 1717 (30.11%) SQL
4 1530 (26.83%) SQL Server
5 1527 (26.78%) Microsoft
6 1317 (23.10%) VMware
7 994 (17.43%) Red Hat
8 990 (17.36%) Finance
9 967 (16.96%) UNIX
10 958 (16.80%) Active Directory
11 955 (16.75%) MySQL
12 822 (14.42%) MS Excel
13 755 (13.24%) Oracle
14 739 (12.96%) Puppet
15 737 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 726 (12.73%) Perl
17 704 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 682 (11.96%) ITIL
19 672 (11.79%) DNS
20 665 (11.66%) Performance Tuning
21 663 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
22 659 (11.56%) Bash Shell
23 658 (11.54%) Python
24 609 (10.68%) Apache
25 590 (10.35%) Firewall
26 587 (10.29%) SAN
27 552 (9.68%) Cisco
28 542 (9.51%) CentOS
29 524 (9.19%) DevOps
30 477 (8.37%) TCP/IP

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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
1 609 (10.68%) Apache
2 428 (7.51%) MS Exchange
3 396 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 385 (6.75%) Tomcat
5 361 (6.33%) IIS
6 230 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 193 (3.38%) nginx
8 138 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 107 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 93 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 89 (1.56%) JBoss
12 73 (1.28%) WebLogic
13 72 (1.26%) CMS
14 68 (1.19%) WebSphere
15 59 (1.03%) OpenStack
16 56 (0.98%) Apache Solr
17 55 (0.96%) Lync
18 53 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
19 41 (0.72%) Confluence
20 40 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 822 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 440 (7.72%) MS Office
3 84 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 52 (0.91%) InfoPath
5 42 (0.74%) MS Project
6 39 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.070%) Windchill
10 3 (0.053%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.053%) FastStats
11 2 (0.035%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.035%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.035%) Maya
Business Applications
1 74 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 70 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 29 (0.51%) Agresso
5 23 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.25%) Magento
6 14 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 13 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.14%) HFM
10 8 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
11 6 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
12 5 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
13 4 (0.070%) Hyperion Enterprise
13 4 (0.070%) Academy Housing
13 4 (0.070%) assyst
13 4 (0.070%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 345 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 105 (1.84%) SaaS
4 98 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 73 (1.28%) Office 365
6 67 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 65 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 39 (0.68%) PaaS
10 37 (0.65%) Route 53
11 36 (0.63%) IaaS
12 27 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
15 15 (0.26%) Joyent
16 12 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (0.19%) GitHub
18 10 (0.18%) SoftLayer
19 9 (0.16%) Datadog
19 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 672 (11.79%) DNS
2 590 (10.35%) Firewall
3 587 (10.29%) SAN
4 477 (8.37%) TCP/IP
5 323 (5.66%) DHCP
6 263 (4.61%) LAN
7 249 (4.37%) VPN
8 230 (4.03%) WAN
9 192 (3.37%) HTTP
9 192 (3.37%) Internet
10 163 (2.86%) NAS
11 161 (2.82%) LDAP
12 138 (2.42%) SMTP
13 113 (1.98%) VLAN
14 111 (1.95%) Network Security
15 105 (1.84%) VoIP
16 84 (1.47%) FTP
17 82 (1.44%) SSL
18 79 (1.39%) iSCSI
19 78 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1530 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 955 (16.75%) MySQL
3 447 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 434 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 394 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 344 (6.03%) Oracle Database
7 301 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 300 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 253 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 231 (4.05%) Relational Database
11 196 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
12 176 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
13 148 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 148 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 147 (2.58%) NoSQL
15 146 (2.56%) MongoDB
16 119 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
17 114 (2.00%) Big Data
18 99 (1.74%) Hadoop
19 88 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 197 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 146 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 132 (2.31%) Subversion
4 65 (1.14%) JIRA
5 56 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 44 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (0.63%) Hudson
9 33 (0.58%) Maven
10 26 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 23 (0.40%) Ant
12 17 (0.30%) Toad
13 13 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (0.23%) Mercurial
14 10 (0.18%) TeamCity
14 10 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.16%) Selenium
16 7 (0.12%) FishEye
16 7 (0.12%) CruiseControl
17 6 (0.11%) Artifactory
General
1 990 (17.36%) Finance
2 221 (3.88%) Banking
3 196 (3.44%) Retail
4 195 (3.42%) Marketing
5 171 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 133 (2.33%) Games
7 122 (2.14%) Law
8 121 (2.12%) Legal
9 107 (1.88%) Advertising
10 102 (1.79%) Back Office
11 55 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 49 (0.86%) Publishing
13 42 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 41 (0.72%) Investment Banking
15 36 (0.63%) French Language
16 29 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.49%) Automotive
17 28 (0.49%) Billing
18 15 (0.26%) Electronics
19 14 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (4.82%) Web Services
2 242 (4.24%) .NET
3 223 (3.91%) LAMP
4 124 (2.17%) HTML
5 82 (1.44%) XML
6 75 (1.32%) Middleware
7 72 (1.26%) CSS
8 57 (1.00%) ASP.NET
9 48 (0.84%) Memcached
10 30 (0.53%) jQuery
11 28 (0.49%) COM
12 27 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
13 26 (0.46%) REST
14 25 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (0.42%) J2EE
16 22 (0.39%) .NET Framework
17 20 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
17 20 (0.35%) Visualforce
17 20 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
18 17 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 424 (7.44%) Replication
2 410 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 344 (6.03%) Clustering
4 231 (4.05%) Open Source
5 189 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 151 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 78 (1.37%) Blackberry
8 65 (1.14%) Statistics
9 53 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 37 (0.65%) Public Cloud
10 37 (0.65%) Mathematics
11 36 (0.63%) Mobile App
12 35 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
13 32 (0.56%) LPAR
14 31 (0.54%) Visualisation
14 31 (0.54%) CMDB
15 30 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (0.51%) iPhone
16 29 (0.51%) Derivative
17 28 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2420 (42.44%) Linux
2 1946 (34.13%) Windows
3 967 (16.96%) UNIX
4 704 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 663 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 542 (9.51%) CentOS
7 449 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 391 (6.86%) Solaris
9 382 (6.70%) Ubuntu
10 300 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 285 (5.00%) Debian
12 240 (4.21%) Windows 7
13 144 (2.53%) AIX
14 78 (1.37%) Windows XP
15 77 (1.35%) SUSE
16 72 (1.26%) Windows 8
17 69 (1.21%) Mac OS X
18 61 (1.07%) Android
19 58 (1.02%) HPUX
20 54 (0.95%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (11.96%) ITIL
2 665 (11.66%) Performance Tuning
3 524 (9.19%) DevOps
4 416 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 371 (6.51%) Configuration Management
6 332 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
7 326 (5.72%) E-Commerce
8 269 (4.72%) Migration
9 242 (4.24%) Project Management
10 236 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
11 210 (3.68%) CRM
12 207 (3.63%) Change Management
13 202 (3.54%) Load Balancing
14 199 (3.49%) Service Delivery
15 194 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
16 186 (3.26%) Time Management
17 146 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
18 145 (2.54%) Service Management
19 136 (2.39%) Workflow
20 133 (2.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1717 (30.11%) SQL
2 726 (12.73%) Perl
3 659 (11.56%) Bash Shell
4 658 (11.54%) Python
5 461 (8.08%) T-SQL
6 438 (7.68%) Shell Script
7 386 (6.77%) PHP
8 371 (6.51%) Java
9 334 (5.86%) PowerShell
10 319 (5.59%) Ruby
11 187 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 107 (1.88%) C
13 101 (1.77%) JavaScript
14 95 (1.67%) C#
15 83 (1.46%) VBScript
16 59 (1.03%) VB
17 51 (0.89%) C++
18 28 (0.49%) AWK
19 25 (0.44%) Apex Code
20 22 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 475 (8.33%) Degree
2 350 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 217 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 142 (2.49%) MCSE
5 139 (2.44%) MCITP
6 135 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 130 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 101 (1.77%) MCSA
8 101 (1.77%) CCNA
9 81 (1.42%) RHCE
10 76 (1.33%) DV Cleared
11 75 (1.32%) MCTS
12 71 (1.25%) MCP
13 60 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 59 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
15 48 (0.84%) OCP
16 42 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
17 39 (0.68%) RHCSA
18 37 (0.65%) CCNP
19 25 (0.44%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (4.84%) SLA
2 104 (1.82%) QA
3 92 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 65 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.053%) BS7799
9 2 (0.035%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.035%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.018%) COBIT
10 1 (0.018%) GMP
10 1 (0.018%) GLP
10 1 (0.018%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 958 (16.80%) Active Directory
2 737 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (3.98%) vSphere
4 174 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 143 (2.51%) NFS
6 118 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
7 113 (1.98%) VMware ESX
8 98 (1.72%) XenApp
9 97 (1.70%) Xen
10 93 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
10 93 (1.63%) KVM
11 69 (1.21%) Varnish
11 69 (1.21%) Samba
12 54 (0.95%) Docker
13 46 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 45 (0.79%) iptables
15 43 (0.75%) XenServer
16 41 (0.72%) Terminal Services
17 33 (0.58%) VMware Server
18 29 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 739 (12.96%) Puppet
2 391 (6.86%) Nagios
3 365 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (2.65%) SCCM
5 114 (2.00%) SCOM
6 112 (1.96%) Ansible
7 91 (1.60%) NetBackup
8 90 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 90 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 82 (1.44%) Cacti
10 80 (1.40%) Data Guard
11 60 (1.05%) Vagrant
12 52 (0.91%) WSUS
13 50 (0.88%) Tivoli
13 50 (0.88%) Salt
14 49 (0.86%) HAProxy
15 41 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 40 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 39 (0.68%) Backup Exec
18 38 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1527 (26.78%) Microsoft
2 1317 (23.10%) VMware
3 994 (17.43%) Red Hat
4 755 (13.24%) Oracle
5 552 (9.68%) Cisco
6 357 (6.26%) HP
7 296 (5.19%) Citrix
8 223 (3.91%) IBM
9 165 (2.89%) NetApp
10 160 (2.81%) EMC
11 139 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
12 119 (2.09%) Symantec
13 104 (1.82%) SAP
14 99 (1.74%) Veritas
15 89 (1.56%) Dell
16 88 (1.54%) Sun
17 74 (1.30%) Juniper
18 65 (1.14%) F5
19 62 (1.09%) Rackspace
20 59 (1.03%) Google
Matlock, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package & Discounts
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 1 hour ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
GCS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Thetford, Norfolk
Wainwright Shaw
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Skillbase Consulting
Salary: Negotiable Salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 18 hours ago