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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 101 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 3020 3219 3829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 3.01% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.20% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 2701 3278
Average salary £41,250 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 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
England -13 2853 £42,000 - 415
London -1 1273 £46,250 +0.54% 182
South East -9 645 £40,000 - 67
City of London -3 281 £47,500 - 60
East of England -14 242 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Yorkshire -21 192 £37,500 -6.25% 38
West Midlands -7 161 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Hampshire -7 160 £37,000 -7.50% 25
Berkshire -4 138 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Surrey -9 126 £42,500 +13.33% 13
West Yorkshire -31 125 £37,500 -6.25% 29
South West -54 122 £37,500 - 29
North West -10 116 £35,000 -12.50% 34
Leeds -22 96 £37,500 -10.17% 19
East Midlands -5 91 £35,000 - 10
East Sussex +22 90 £39,000 +4.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -17 82 £42,000 -3.44% 9
Brighton +17 74 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Cambridge -11 73 £42,000 -2.32% 8
Scotland -22 64 £35,000 -26.31% 8
Warwickshire +51 60 £44,000 +35.38% 8
Hertfordshire -6 55 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Reading -18 52 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Manchester -20 51 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Bristol +14 50 £37,500 +30.43% 6
Oxfordshire -15 46 £36,250 -19.44% 7
Cheshire +10 44 £35,000 -4.76% 9
Edinburgh 0 41 £31,250 -37.50% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 41 £37,500 -1.96% 6
Bedfordshire 0 40 £32,500 -26.96% 5

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2784 (44.53%) Linux
2 2168 (34.68%) Windows
3 1705 (27.27%) SQL
4 1619 (25.90%) SQL Server
5 1446 (23.13%) Microsoft
6 1344 (21.50%) VMware
7 1175 (18.79%) UNIX
8 1068 (17.08%) MySQL
9 1061 (16.97%) Oracle
10 1019 (16.30%) Active Directory
11 981 (15.69%) Finance
12 979 (15.66%) Red Hat
13 910 (14.56%) MS Excel
14 890 (14.24%) Performance Tuning
15 867 (13.87%) Puppet
16 809 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 788 (12.60%) Perl
18 781 (12.49%) DNS
19 764 (12.22%) Apache
20 738 (11.80%) Python
21 706 (11.29%) Bash Shell
22 699 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 696 (11.13%) SAN
24 694 (11.10%) Windows Server 2008
25 652 (10.43%) ITIL
26 648 (10.36%) Java
27 631 (10.09%) Firewall
28 630 (10.08%) TCP/IP
29 585 (9.36%) Oracle Database
30 582 (9.31%) Degree

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 764 (12.22%) Apache
2 487 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 472 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 428 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 387 (6.19%) IIS
6 269 (4.30%) nginx
7 216 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 197 (3.15%) WebLogic
9 160 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 140 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 135 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 111 (1.78%) Lync
13 108 (1.73%) WebSphere
14 95 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
15 84 (1.34%) CMS
16 83 (1.33%) OpenStack
16 83 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 66 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
18 65 (1.04%) Node.js
19 48 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 910 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 355 (5.68%) MS Office
3 59 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (0.86%) MS Project
5 49 (0.78%) InfoPath
6 29 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 10 (0.16%) FastStats
10 6 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.096%) SPSS
11 2 (0.032%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.016%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.016%) Maya
12 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 78 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 35 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 30 (0.48%) HFM
5 23 (0.37%) Magento
6 19 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 17 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 17 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 15 (0.24%) Agresso
10 12 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
11 11 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
12 8 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 7 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
14 6 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
14 6 (0.096%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
14 6 (0.096%) TIBCO iProcess
14 6 (0.096%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 270 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (2.02%) SaaS
3 93 (1.49%) Office 365
4 79 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
5 71 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 27 (0.43%) IaaS
9 23 (0.37%) GitHub
10 21 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 21 (0.34%) Basecamp
11 20 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
12 19 (0.30%) PaaS
13 15 (0.24%) Joyent
14 8 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.11%) Force.com
16 6 (0.096%) Route 53
17 5 (0.080%) ElastiCache
17 5 (0.080%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.080%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 781 (12.49%) DNS
2 696 (11.13%) SAN
3 631 (10.09%) Firewall
4 630 (10.08%) TCP/IP
5 340 (5.44%) DHCP
6 330 (5.28%) LAN
7 295 (4.72%) WAN
8 262 (4.19%) HTTP
9 257 (4.11%) VPN
10 216 (3.45%) Internet
11 213 (3.41%) LDAP
12 191 (3.06%) VoIP
13 173 (2.77%) SMTP
14 152 (2.43%) NAS
15 131 (2.10%) SSL
16 124 (1.98%) VLAN
17 123 (1.97%) FTP
18 117 (1.87%) Network Security
19 90 (1.44%) iSCSI
20 87 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1619 (25.90%) SQL Server
2 1068 (17.08%) MySQL
3 585 (9.36%) Oracle Database
4 546 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 403 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 385 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 366 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
8 348 (5.57%) Relational Database
9 329 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 316 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 286 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 257 (4.11%) RDBMS
13 231 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 202 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 199 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
16 167 (2.67%) MongoDB
17 139 (2.22%) Big Data
18 135 (2.16%) NoSQL
19 124 (1.98%) Hadoop
20 120 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 270 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 180 (2.88%) Jenkins
3 158 (2.53%) Subversion
4 95 (1.52%) JIRA
5 53 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
7 40 (0.64%) Visual Studio
7 40 (0.64%) Hudson
8 36 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 31 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 28 (0.45%) Toad
11 27 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (0.43%) Selenium
11 27 (0.43%) Maven
12 26 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.18%) Ant
14 10 (0.16%) CruiseControl
15 9 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
15 9 (0.14%) ClearCase
16 8 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 981 (15.69%) Finance
2 205 (3.28%) Banking
3 195 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 187 (2.99%) Marketing
5 155 (2.48%) Retail
6 129 (2.06%) Legal
7 126 (2.02%) Law
8 106 (1.70%) Back Office
9 90 (1.44%) Games
10 86 (1.38%) Advertising
11 73 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 63 (1.01%) Publishing
13 36 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 33 (0.53%) Billing
15 24 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 24 (0.38%) French Language
16 20 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.29%) Electronics
19 15 (0.24%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (4.78%) LAMP
2 260 (4.16%) Web Services
3 220 (3.52%) .NET
4 154 (2.46%) Middleware
5 151 (2.42%) XML
6 146 (2.34%) HTML
7 90 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
8 74 (1.18%) CSS
9 37 (0.59%) Memcached
9 37 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 36 (0.58%) ASP.NET
11 32 (0.51%) COM
11 32 (0.51%) Django
12 26 (0.42%) Ajax
13 24 (0.38%) J2EE
13 24 (0.38%) Java EE
13 24 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (0.34%) SAP Basis
15 20 (0.32%) jQuery
16 18 (0.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 437 (6.99%) Clustering
2 405 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 391 (6.25%) Replication
4 335 (5.36%) Open Source
5 211 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 147 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 100 (1.60%) Social Media
8 65 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 59 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 49 (0.78%) Statistics
11 45 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
12 41 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 34 (0.54%) Firmware
13 34 (0.54%) Mobile App
14 31 (0.50%) HACMP
15 30 (0.48%) EqualLogic
15 30 (0.48%) LPAR
16 28 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
16 28 (0.45%) Online Games
17 26 (0.42%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2784 (44.53%) Linux
2 2168 (34.68%) Windows
3 1175 (18.79%) UNIX
4 699 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 694 (11.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 478 (7.65%) Ubuntu
7 473 (7.57%) CentOS
8 439 (7.02%) Solaris
9 364 (5.82%) Debian
10 333 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 285 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 277 (4.43%) Windows 7
13 199 (3.18%) AIX
14 127 (2.03%) HPUX
15 102 (1.63%) Windows XP
16 101 (1.62%) SUSE
17 91 (1.46%) Windows 8
18 81 (1.30%) Mac OS X
19 65 (1.04%) Android
20 47 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (14.24%) Performance Tuning
2 652 (10.43%) ITIL
3 498 (7.97%) DevOps
4 424 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 401 (6.41%) E-Commerce
6 385 (6.16%) Configuration Management
7 369 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
8 273 (4.37%) Load Balancing
9 271 (4.33%) Migration
10 228 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
11 227 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
12 198 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
13 195 (3.12%) Change Management
14 186 (2.98%) CRM
15 168 (2.69%) Project Management
16 159 (2.54%) Service Delivery
17 146 (2.34%) Problem Management
18 144 (2.30%) Mentoring
19 129 (2.06%) ETL
20 128 (2.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1705 (27.27%) SQL
2 788 (12.60%) Perl
3 738 (11.80%) Python
4 706 (11.29%) Bash Shell
5 648 (10.36%) Java
6 505 (8.08%) Shell Script
7 485 (7.76%) T-SQL
8 467 (7.47%) Ruby
9 431 (6.89%) PHP
10 268 (4.29%) PowerShell
11 169 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 134 (2.14%) C
13 99 (1.58%) C#
14 91 (1.46%) JavaScript
15 78 (1.25%) Korn
16 63 (1.01%) AWK
17 49 (0.78%) VB
18 40 (0.64%) C++
19 39 (0.62%) VBA
20 35 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 582 (9.31%) Degree
2 479 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 285 (4.56%) MCSE
4 193 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 171 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 155 (2.48%) MCSA
7 154 (2.46%) CCNA
8 118 (1.89%) MCITP
9 109 (1.74%) MCP
10 95 (1.52%) MCTS
11 86 (1.38%) SC Cleared
12 80 (1.28%) RHCE
13 73 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 67 (1.07%) CCNP
15 63 (1.01%) DV Cleared
16 50 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
17 45 (0.72%) OCP
18 40 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (0.38%) MCDBA
20 21 (0.34%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (4.09%) SLA
2 120 (1.92%) QA
3 67 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.096%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.048%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.048%) BS7799
8 2 (0.032%) GMP
8 2 (0.032%) GLP
9 1 (0.016%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.016%) EMIR
9 1 (0.016%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.016%) HL7
System Software
1 1019 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 809 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 236 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
5 201 (3.21%) Xen
6 200 (3.20%) KVM
7 193 (3.09%) vSphere
8 163 (2.61%) NFS
9 146 (2.34%) Oracle RMAN
10 136 (2.18%) VMware ESX
11 87 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
12 84 (1.34%) XenApp
13 81 (1.30%) Postfix
14 79 (1.26%) Samba
15 71 (1.14%) Varnish
16 55 (0.88%) XenServer
17 48 (0.77%) Sendmail
18 45 (0.72%) PowerHA
19 37 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 34 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 867 (13.87%) Puppet
2 469 (7.50%) Nagios
3 443 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
4 181 (2.90%) Data Guard
5 155 (2.48%) Cacti
6 120 (1.92%) Ansible
7 103 (1.65%) ZABBIX
7 103 (1.65%) SCCM
8 102 (1.63%) SCOM
9 89 (1.42%) NetBackup
10 80 (1.28%) Salt
11 79 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 63 (1.01%) CFEngine
13 60 (0.96%) Backup Exec
14 53 (0.85%) logstash
15 49 (0.78%) WSUS
16 44 (0.70%) Tivoli
17 42 (0.67%) Ganglia
18 41 (0.66%) HAProxy
19 40 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1446 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 1344 (21.50%) VMware
3 1061 (16.97%) Oracle
4 979 (15.66%) Red Hat
5 530 (8.48%) Cisco
6 361 (5.77%) HP
7 324 (5.18%) Citrix
8 244 (3.90%) IBM
9 186 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
10 173 (2.77%) EMC
11 166 (2.66%) JBoss
12 158 (2.53%) NetApp
13 155 (2.48%) Symantec
14 143 (2.29%) SAP
15 128 (2.05%) Dell
16 124 (1.98%) Veritas
17 85 (1.36%) Sun
18 61 (0.98%) Google
19 60 (0.96%) Rackspace
20 53 (0.85%) F5
South West London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + negotiable on experience
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £16k - 18k per year + Career Development and Perks
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £49500 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
BrightTALK
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + 10% pension,25 days a/l, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Suffolk
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £200 - £216 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £0 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago