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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 109 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2888 3274 3600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.62% 2.74% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.90% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 2734 2975
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,375 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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
England -12 2743 £42,500 +6.25% 380
London +6 1256 £47,500 +5.55% 150
South East -4 585 £40,000 +6.66% 88
City of London +23 325 £47,500 -2.06% 55
East of England -11 254 £38,500 -3.75% 32
Yorkshire -25 167 £34,000 -2.85% 27
South West +18 154 £35,000 -6.66% 30
Hampshire +11 147 £40,000 - 19
North West -13 137 £40,000 +14.28% 26
West Midlands -11 119 £32,500 -7.14% 13
West Yorkshire -19 119 £32,739 -9.05% 21
Hertfordshire +22 108 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Berkshire -19 104 £45,000 +28.57% 23
Surrey -25 95 £40,000 -3.03% 17
Leeds -13 86 £32,700 -9.16% 14
Cambridgeshire -14 73 £37,750 -5.62% 15
Scotland +18 71 £40,500 +8.00% 13
East Midlands +5 69 £32,500 -14.47% 10
Cambridge -8 66 £40,000 - 12
West Sussex +36 62 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Manchester -13 60 £40,000 +3.89% 16
Reading -23 57 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Bristol +8 56 £34,500 -1.42% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 56 £41,250 +37.50% 4
Cheshire +1 51 £40,000 +15.94% 4
East Sussex -10 50 £40,000 - 7
Brighton -16 47 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Oxfordshire +14 46 £37,500 -25.00% 9
Wales +25 41 £37,250 +24.16% 5
Edinburgh +21 40 £40,250 +23.84% 8

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2324 (41.06%) Linux
2 1931 (34.12%) Windows
3 1748 (30.88%) SQL
4 1559 (27.54%) SQL Server
5 1550 (27.39%) Microsoft
6 1336 (23.60%) VMware
7 1021 (18.04%) Finance
8 972 (17.17%) Red Hat
9 961 (16.98%) Active Directory
10 936 (16.54%) MySQL
11 925 (16.34%) UNIX
12 875 (15.46%) MS Excel
13 753 (13.30%) Oracle
14 743 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 710 (12.54%) DNS
16 709 (12.53%) ITIL
17 699 (12.35%) Puppet
18 695 (12.28%) Perl
19 689 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 687 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 654 (11.55%) Bash Shell
22 644 (11.38%) Python
23 641 (11.33%) Performance Tuning
24 614 (10.85%) Firewall
25 606 (10.71%) Apache
26 594 (10.49%) Cisco
27 565 (9.98%) SAN
28 522 (9.22%) DevOps
28 522 (9.22%) CentOS
29 510 (9.01%) Amazon AWS

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 606 (10.71%) Apache
2 462 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 396 (7.00%) Tomcat
4 375 (6.63%) SharePoint
5 369 (6.52%) IIS
6 238 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 187 (3.30%) nginx
8 128 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 111 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 95 (1.68%) JBoss
11 86 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 81 (1.43%) CMS
13 76 (1.34%) WebLogic
14 69 (1.22%) OpenStack
15 66 (1.17%) WebSphere
16 55 (0.97%) Lync
17 54 (0.95%) Apache Solr
18 52 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
19 51 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
20 38 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 875 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 423 (7.47%) MS Office
3 76 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.80%) InfoPath
6 42 (0.74%) MS Project
7 18 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.071%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.071%) Windchill
9 4 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.053%) FastStats
10 3 (0.053%) InDesign
10 3 (0.053%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.035%) Maya
11 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.035%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.018%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 73 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 72 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (0.41%) Agresso
6 18 (0.32%) Magento
7 14 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.18%) HFM
11 9 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
12 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
13 7 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
14 5 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
15 4 (0.071%) Hyperion Enterprise
15 4 (0.071%) Visualfiles
15 4 (0.071%) assyst
15 4 (0.071%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 510 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 98 (1.73%) SaaS
4 82 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 75 (1.33%) Amazon S3
6 68 (1.20%) Office 365
7 66 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (0.76%) PaaS
9 40 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 39 (0.69%) IaaS
11 35 (0.62%) Route 53
12 28 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.34%) Joyent
15 15 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
16 12 (0.21%) GitHub
17 9 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
18 8 (0.14%) SoftLayer
18 8 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 710 (12.54%) DNS
2 614 (10.85%) Firewall
3 565 (9.98%) SAN
4 468 (8.27%) TCP/IP
5 337 (5.95%) DHCP
6 262 (4.63%) VPN
7 247 (4.36%) LAN
8 226 (3.99%) WAN
9 193 (3.41%) HTTP
10 188 (3.32%) Internet
11 153 (2.70%) LDAP
12 150 (2.65%) NAS
13 134 (2.37%) SMTP
14 116 (2.05%) Network Security
15 110 (1.94%) VLAN
16 109 (1.93%) VoIP
17 85 (1.50%) iSCSI
18 84 (1.48%) FTP
19 78 (1.38%) SSL
20 71 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1559 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 936 (16.54%) MySQL
3 468 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 448 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 411 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 349 (6.17%) Oracle Database
7 316 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 286 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 249 (4.40%) Relational Database
10 246 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 180 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
12 168 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
13 158 (2.79%) RDBMS
14 156 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 127 (2.24%) MongoDB
16 116 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
17 113 (2.00%) NoSQL
18 98 (1.73%) DB2
19 94 (1.66%) Big Data
20 73 (1.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 196 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 150 (2.65%) Jenkins
3 121 (2.14%) Subversion
4 57 (1.01%) JIRA
5 50 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 37 (0.65%) Maven
7 32 (0.57%) Hudson
8 31 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 22 (0.39%) Ant
11 22 (0.39%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.32%) Selenium
13 17 (0.30%) Toad
14 14 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (0.18%) Emacs
16 10 (0.18%) Gerrit
17 9 (0.16%) Mercurial
18 8 (0.14%) FishEye
General
1 1021 (18.04%) Finance
2 283 (5.00%) Banking
3 220 (3.89%) Retail
4 188 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 178 (3.14%) Marketing
6 146 (2.58%) Games
7 125 (2.21%) Law
8 110 (1.94%) Legal
9 86 (1.52%) Back Office
10 76 (1.34%) Advertising
11 43 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 43 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 42 (0.74%) Publishing
13 36 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.62%) Billing
15 31 (0.55%) French Language
16 27 (0.48%) Automotive
17 24 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.34%) Electronics
19 17 (0.30%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (4.75%) Web Services
2 250 (4.42%) .NET
3 219 (3.87%) LAMP
4 142 (2.51%) HTML
5 77 (1.36%) Middleware
6 76 (1.34%) XML
7 74 (1.31%) CSS
8 58 (1.02%) ASP.NET
9 47 (0.83%) Memcached
10 31 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
11 30 (0.53%) COM
12 25 (0.44%) jQuery
13 24 (0.42%) J2EE
14 23 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
15 22 (0.39%) Visualforce
15 22 (0.39%) REST
16 20 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
17 18 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
17 18 (0.32%) .NET Framework
18 17 (0.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 407 (7.19%) Replication
2 406 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 350 (6.18%) Clustering
4 211 (3.73%) Open Source
5 170 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 158 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 73 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 66 (1.17%) Statistics
9 57 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 50 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 45 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 40 (0.71%) Online Banking
13 35 (0.62%) Mobile App
14 33 (0.58%) CMDB
14 33 (0.58%) Digital Media
15 32 (0.57%) EqualLogic
15 32 (0.57%) LPAR
15 32 (0.57%) Derivative
16 30 (0.53%) Client/Server
17 28 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2324 (41.06%) Linux
2 1931 (34.12%) Windows
3 925 (16.34%) UNIX
4 689 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 687 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 522 (9.22%) CentOS
7 472 (8.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 387 (6.84%) Ubuntu
9 370 (6.54%) Solaris
10 296 (5.23%) Debian
10 296 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 235 (4.15%) Windows 7
12 137 (2.42%) AIX
13 87 (1.54%) Windows XP
14 75 (1.33%) Windows 8
15 62 (1.10%) SUSE
15 62 (1.10%) Mac OS X
16 59 (1.04%) Fedora
17 53 (0.94%) Android
18 51 (0.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (12.53%) ITIL
2 641 (11.33%) Performance Tuning
3 522 (9.22%) DevOps
4 384 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 359 (6.34%) Configuration Management
6 326 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
7 309 (5.46%) E-Commerce
8 259 (4.58%) Migration
9 258 (4.56%) Project Management
10 228 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
11 219 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
12 217 (3.83%) CRM
13 212 (3.75%) Change Management
14 201 (3.55%) Load Balancing
15 186 (3.29%) Service Delivery
16 182 (3.22%) Time Management
17 149 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
18 137 (2.42%) Database Security
19 134 (2.37%) Workflow
20 128 (2.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1748 (30.88%) SQL
2 695 (12.28%) Perl
3 654 (11.55%) Bash Shell
4 644 (11.38%) Python
5 453 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 406 (7.17%) Shell Script
7 387 (6.84%) PowerShell
8 377 (6.66%) Java
9 348 (6.15%) PHP
10 316 (5.58%) Ruby
11 192 (3.39%) PL/SQL
12 108 (1.91%) C
13 102 (1.80%) JavaScript
14 89 (1.57%) C#
15 86 (1.52%) VBScript
16 58 (1.02%) VB
17 51 (0.90%) C++
18 28 (0.49%) Apex Code
19 25 (0.44%) Korn
20 23 (0.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 454 (8.02%) Degree
2 357 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 222 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 152 (2.69%) MCSE
5 144 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 139 (2.46%) MCITP
7 135 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
8 111 (1.96%) MCSA
9 105 (1.86%) CCNA
10 79 (1.40%) RHCE
11 76 (1.34%) MCTS
12 75 (1.33%) MCP
13 72 (1.27%) DV Cleared
14 65 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 61 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
16 49 (0.87%) OCP
17 47 (0.83%) CCNP
18 43 (0.76%) CCSA
18 43 (0.76%) CCSE
19 42 (0.74%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (4.77%) SLA
2 100 (1.77%) QA
3 83 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 59 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.035%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.035%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.018%) BS7799
9 1 (0.018%) GMP
9 1 (0.018%) GLP
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
System Software
1 961 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 743 (13.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (3.99%) vSphere
4 180 (3.18%) Hyper-V
5 144 (2.54%) NFS
6 137 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
7 125 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 112 (1.98%) XenApp
9 99 (1.75%) Xen
10 85 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 85 (1.50%) KVM
11 73 (1.29%) Varnish
12 56 (0.99%) Samba
12 56 (0.99%) Docker
13 49 (0.87%) XenServer
14 41 (0.72%) iptables
14 41 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 35 (0.62%) Terminal Services
16 33 (0.58%) VMware Server
17 28 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 699 (12.35%) Puppet
2 365 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 351 (6.20%) Nagios
4 155 (2.74%) SCCM
5 115 (2.03%) SCOM
6 107 (1.89%) Ansible
7 105 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 94 (1.66%) Data Guard
9 83 (1.47%) NetBackup
10 79 (1.40%) Cacti
11 74 (1.31%) ZABBIX
12 59 (1.04%) Tivoli
13 58 (1.02%) Vagrant
14 54 (0.95%) WSUS
15 48 (0.85%) Salt
16 47 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 40 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
18 39 (0.69%) HAProxy
18 39 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 37 (0.65%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1550 (27.39%) Microsoft
2 1336 (23.60%) VMware
3 972 (17.17%) Red Hat
4 753 (13.30%) Oracle
5 594 (10.49%) Cisco
6 321 (5.67%) Citrix
6 321 (5.67%) HP
7 247 (4.36%) IBM
8 159 (2.81%) NetApp
9 150 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 124 (2.19%) EMC
11 118 (2.08%) Symantec
12 87 (1.54%) SAP
12 87 (1.54%) Juniper
13 85 (1.50%) Veritas
14 84 (1.48%) Sun
15 82 (1.45%) Google
16 78 (1.38%) Dell
17 66 (1.17%) CheckPoint
18 61 (1.08%) Rackspace
London
Imperative People
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: shift allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stott and May
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + market leading benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Pillbox 38 (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits, Training & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
SLS Services Limited
Salary: Bonus, 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday