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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 99 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 3047 3187 3874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 2.92% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.10% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2560 2672 3347
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +12.85%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 2867 £42,000 +1.20% 347
London -4 1247 £45,000 -4.25% 134
South East -11 642 £38,000 -2.56% 60
City of London +14 282 £47,500 - 43
East of England -2 266 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Yorkshire -6 191 £37,500 -1.31% 42
Hampshire -12 147 £37,250 -4.48% 13
North West +1 145 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Berkshire -1 144 £35,500 +1.42% 13
West Midlands -27 139 £36,500 -8.75% 18
Surrey -18 121 £42,500 +13.33% 11
South West -26 121 £37,500 +1.35% 23
West Yorkshire -19 118 £40,000 - 24
East Sussex +13 98 £39,000 +14.70% 4
East Midlands +25 95 £38,500 +10.00% 16
Cambridgeshire -14 93 £41,500 -5.68% 10
Leeds -17 93 £40,000 - 17
Brighton +11 81 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Reading -2 76 £35,000 - 4
Cambridge -14 76 £42,000 -4.54% 8
Scotland -19 70 £36,000 -20.00% 19
Manchester -5 69 £34,500 -8.00% 8
Hertfordshire +7 59 £45,000 +57.89% 9
Bristol +29 48 £37,500 +33.92% 5
Warwickshire +50 47 £36,500 - 2
Wales +22 46 £37,500 +40.18% 7
Oxfordshire -23 45 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Edinburgh 0 44 £35,000 -26.31% 7
Cheshire -8 44 £35,250 -4.08% 7
Essex +6 43 £40,000 +6.66% 3

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2777 (44.12%) Linux
2 2221 (35.29%) Windows
3 1744 (27.71%) SQL
4 1658 (26.34%) SQL Server
5 1468 (23.32%) Microsoft
6 1353 (21.50%) VMware
7 1169 (18.57%) UNIX
8 1054 (16.75%) Active Directory
9 1052 (16.71%) Oracle
10 1009 (16.03%) Finance
11 1005 (15.97%) MySQL
12 1003 (15.94%) Red Hat
13 912 (14.49%) MS Excel
14 883 (14.03%) Performance Tuning
15 831 (13.20%) Puppet
16 811 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 794 (12.62%) Perl
18 778 (12.36%) DNS
19 748 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
20 741 (11.77%) SAN
21 735 (11.68%) Apache
22 710 (11.28%) Bash Shell
23 706 (11.22%) Python
24 682 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 645 (10.25%) Firewall
26 643 (10.22%) ITIL
27 617 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
28 609 (9.68%) Java
28 609 (9.68%) TCP/IP
29 561 (8.91%) Degree

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 735 (11.68%) Apache
2 506 (8.04%) MS Exchange
3 485 (7.71%) SharePoint
4 410 (6.51%) Tomcat
5 404 (6.42%) IIS
6 231 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 229 (3.64%) nginx
8 175 (2.78%) WebLogic
8 175 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 145 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 126 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 120 (1.91%) WebSphere
12 103 (1.64%) Lync
13 99 (1.57%) CMS
14 97 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
15 81 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
16 80 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 80 (1.27%) OpenStack
17 63 (1.00%) Node.js
18 46 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 912 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 372 (5.91%) MS Office
3 56 (0.89%) MS Project
4 53 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (0.79%) InfoPath
6 35 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.21%) FastStats
9 9 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.064%) SPSS
12 2 (0.032%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 70 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.52%) HFM
4 27 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (0.41%) Magento
6 24 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 24 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 24 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 22 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 21 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 15 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
9 15 (0.24%) Agresso
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
11 7 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 7 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (0.095%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
12 6 (0.095%) TIBCO iProcess
12 6 (0.095%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 271 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (1.99%) SaaS
3 103 (1.64%) Office 365
4 88 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 45 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 26 (0.41%) IaaS
9 21 (0.33%) Basecamp
10 19 (0.30%) Joyent
10 19 (0.30%) Google Apps
11 17 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
12 15 (0.24%) GitHub
13 10 (0.16%) PaaS
14 9 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.13%) Route 53
16 5 (0.079%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.079%) ElastiCache
16 5 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 4 (0.064%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 778 (12.36%) DNS
2 741 (11.77%) SAN
3 645 (10.25%) Firewall
4 609 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 348 (5.53%) DHCP
6 321 (5.10%) LAN
7 286 (4.54%) WAN
8 283 (4.50%) VPN
9 273 (4.34%) HTTP
10 239 (3.80%) Internet
11 198 (3.15%) NAS
12 187 (2.97%) VoIP
13 185 (2.94%) LDAP
14 172 (2.73%) SMTP
15 148 (2.35%) SSL
16 136 (2.16%) VLAN
17 114 (1.81%) FTP
18 108 (1.72%) Network Security
19 84 (1.33%) iSCSI
20 77 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1658 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 1005 (15.97%) MySQL
3 617 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 557 (8.85%) Oracle Database
5 446 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 444 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 347 (5.51%) Relational Database
8 340 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
9 339 (5.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 305 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 304 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 255 (4.05%) RDBMS
13 247 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 228 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
15 171 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
16 139 (2.21%) MongoDB
17 131 (2.08%) NoSQL
18 126 (2.00%) DB2
19 124 (1.97%) Big Data
20 117 (1.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 241 (3.83%) Git (software)
2 166 (2.64%) Jenkins
3 150 (2.38%) Subversion
4 98 (1.56%) JIRA
5 52 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (0.65%) Visual Studio
7 36 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 33 (0.52%) Hudson
8 33 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
9 31 (0.49%) Maven
10 30 (0.48%) TeamCity
11 26 (0.41%) Toad
12 22 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (0.35%) Mercurial
12 22 (0.35%) Selenium
13 17 (0.27%) Ant
14 11 (0.17%) ClearCase
14 11 (0.17%) CruiseControl
15 9 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
16 8 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 1009 (16.03%) Finance
2 211 (3.35%) Banking
3 190 (3.02%) Marketing
4 182 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 149 (2.37%) Retail
6 120 (1.91%) Legal
7 119 (1.89%) Law
8 109 (1.73%) Back Office
9 97 (1.54%) Games
10 82 (1.30%) Advertising
11 74 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 62 (0.99%) Publishing
13 36 (0.57%) Billing
14 33 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.38%) French Language
16 23 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.32%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.32%) Electronics
19 16 (0.25%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (4.19%) LAMP
2 254 (4.04%) Web Services
3 237 (3.77%) .NET
4 156 (2.48%) XML
5 154 (2.45%) HTML
6 127 (2.02%) Middleware
7 87 (1.38%) CSS
8 63 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 36 (0.57%) COM
10 34 (0.54%) Django
11 31 (0.49%) ASP.NET
11 31 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
12 27 (0.43%) jQuery
13 26 (0.41%) Ajax
14 25 (0.40%) Memcached
14 25 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (0.38%) JSON
16 22 (0.35%) SAP Basis
16 22 (0.35%) .NET Framework
17 21 (0.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 453 (7.20%) Clustering
2 445 (7.07%) Replication
3 312 (4.96%) Open Source
4 206 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 147 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 99 (1.57%) Social Media
7 60 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 60 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 53 (0.84%) Statistics
9 48 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 44 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 38 (0.60%) Mobile App
12 37 (0.59%) EqualLogic
13 36 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
14 32 (0.51%) HACMP
14 32 (0.51%) Mainframe
15 30 (0.48%) Derivative
15 30 (0.48%) Online Games
15 30 (0.48%) LPAR
16 29 (0.46%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2777 (44.12%) Linux
2 2221 (35.29%) Windows
3 1169 (18.57%) UNIX
4 748 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 682 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 476 (7.56%) Ubuntu
7 470 (7.47%) CentOS
8 438 (6.96%) Solaris
9 382 (6.07%) Debian
10 368 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 303 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 289 (4.59%) Windows 7
13 224 (3.56%) AIX
14 127 (2.02%) HPUX
15 101 (1.60%) Windows XP
16 100 (1.59%) SUSE
17 88 (1.40%) Windows 8
18 85 (1.35%) Mac OS X
19 60 (0.95%) Android
20 59 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 883 (14.03%) Performance Tuning
2 643 (10.22%) ITIL
3 466 (7.40%) DevOps
4 432 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 394 (6.26%) E-Commerce
6 380 (6.04%) Configuration Management
7 293 (4.66%) Load Balancing
8 267 (4.24%) Migration
9 261 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
10 238 (3.78%) Capacity Planning
11 205 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
12 204 (3.24%) Change Management
13 196 (3.11%) Performance Monitoring
14 190 (3.02%) CRM
15 170 (2.70%) Service Delivery
16 162 (2.57%) Project Management
17 157 (2.49%) Problem Management
18 130 (2.07%) ETL
19 125 (1.99%) Service Management
20 119 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1744 (27.71%) SQL
2 794 (12.62%) Perl
3 710 (11.28%) Bash Shell
4 706 (11.22%) Python
5 609 (9.68%) Java
6 516 (8.20%) T-SQL
7 475 (7.55%) Shell Script
8 425 (6.75%) Ruby
9 378 (6.01%) PHP
10 317 (5.04%) PowerShell
11 160 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 117 (1.86%) C
13 105 (1.67%) C#
14 90 (1.43%) JavaScript
15 79 (1.26%) Korn
16 65 (1.03%) AWK
17 55 (0.87%) VB
18 48 (0.76%) VBA
19 37 (0.59%) VBScript
20 34 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 561 (8.91%) Degree
2 514 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 308 (4.89%) MCSE
4 199 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 185 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 163 (2.59%) CCNA
7 161 (2.56%) MCSA
8 128 (2.03%) MCITP
9 108 (1.72%) MCP
10 94 (1.49%) MCTS
10 94 (1.49%) SC Cleared
11 85 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 77 (1.22%) RHCE
13 73 (1.16%) CCNP
14 71 (1.13%) DV Cleared
15 54 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
16 45 (0.71%) OCP
17 40 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (0.43%) MCDBA
19 16 (0.25%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (4.23%) SLA
2 147 (2.34%) QA
3 69 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 50 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 24 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.048%) BS7799
8 2 (0.032%) GMP
8 2 (0.032%) GLP
9 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.016%) EMIR
9 1 (0.016%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.016%) HL7
System Software
1 1054 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 811 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 285 (4.53%) Hyper-V
4 228 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
5 210 (3.34%) vSphere
6 197 (3.13%) KVM
7 182 (2.89%) Xen
8 172 (2.73%) NFS
9 166 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 134 (2.13%) VMware ESX
11 98 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
12 90 (1.43%) XenApp
13 76 (1.21%) Samba
14 69 (1.10%) Postfix
15 61 (0.97%) Varnish
16 54 (0.86%) XenServer
17 43 (0.68%) Sendmail
18 29 (0.46%) PowerHA
19 26 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 25 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 831 (13.20%) Puppet
2 445 (7.07%) Nagios
3 424 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 191 (3.03%) Data Guard
5 136 (2.16%) Cacti
6 113 (1.80%) SCCM
7 112 (1.78%) SCOM
8 103 (1.64%) ZABBIX
9 97 (1.54%) Ansible
10 83 (1.32%) NetBackup
11 79 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 78 (1.24%) Salt
13 62 (0.99%) Backup Exec
13 62 (0.99%) CFEngine
14 52 (0.83%) logstash
15 48 (0.76%) WSUS
16 46 (0.73%) Tivoli
17 42 (0.67%) Ganglia
18 37 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 36 (0.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1468 (23.32%) Microsoft
2 1353 (21.50%) VMware
3 1052 (16.71%) Oracle
4 1003 (15.94%) Red Hat
5 535 (8.50%) Cisco
6 378 (6.01%) HP
7 345 (5.48%) Citrix
8 238 (3.78%) IBM
9 178 (2.83%) EMC
10 176 (2.80%) JBoss
11 174 (2.76%) NetApp
12 168 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
13 142 (2.26%) SAP
14 137 (2.18%) Symantec
15 124 (1.97%) Dell
16 121 (1.92%) Veritas
17 83 (1.32%) Sun
18 73 (1.16%) Google
19 63 (1.00%) Rackspace
20 55 (0.87%) Brocade
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive+ 20% bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago