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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 112 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2819 3047 3124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.57% 2.66% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.81% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2312 2563 2633
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 2626 £41,500 -1.19% 373
London -15 1131 £47,500 +1.06% 161
South East +12 662 £40,000 - 70
City of London -8 216 £50,000 +5.26% 33
East of England -18 215 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Berkshire +35 208 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Yorkshire +9 196 £36,500 -2.66% 30
North West +19 163 £32,500 -7.14% 23
Reading +36 129 £42,500 +21.42% 8
West Yorkshire +5 124 £40,000 - 22
Surrey +4 120 £37,750 -11.17% 14
West Midlands -22 111 £40,000 +9.58% 12
Hampshire -15 108 £40,000 +11.11% 16
South West -40 94 £35,000 -6.66% 26
Leeds +1 81 £40,000 - 13
Wales +25 77 £39,000 +4.00% 4
South Wales +19 71 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 69 £42,500 +1.19% 18
Hertfordshire -7 63 £45,000 +2.85% 12
East Midlands -34 62 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Manchester +1 61 £39,750 +22.30% 12
Scotland -7 61 £42,500 +21.42% 13
Cardiff +12 60 £39,000 +7.58% 4
Oxfordshire +13 59 £38,361 -4.09% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 52 £34,000 -8.10% 8
Bedfordshire +17 47 £45,000 +28.57% 2
West Sussex +14 47 £40,000 +16.78% 3
Cambridge -12 47 £40,000 -4.76% 13
Milton Keynes +4 40 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Cheshire -5 36 £38,000 +8.57% 4

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2281 (40.79%) Linux
2 2022 (36.16%) Windows
3 1683 (30.10%) SQL
4 1548 (27.68%) SQL Server
5 1534 (27.43%) Microsoft
6 1381 (24.70%) VMware
7 991 (17.72%) Finance
8 970 (17.35%) Active Directory
9 906 (16.20%) Oracle
10 836 (14.95%) UNIX
11 833 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 824 (14.74%) Red Hat
13 819 (14.65%) MS Excel
14 776 (13.88%) MySQL
15 768 (13.73%) DNS
16 753 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 706 (12.63%) ITIL
18 705 (12.61%) Firewall
19 669 (11.96%) Cisco
20 656 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
21 639 (11.43%) Bash Shell
22 622 (11.12%) Python
23 613 (10.96%) Puppet
24 612 (10.94%) Apache
25 594 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 586 (10.48%) Perl
27 554 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
28 540 (9.66%) Degree
29 538 (9.62%) SAN
30 496 (8.87%) DevOps

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 612 (10.94%) Apache
2 490 (8.76%) MS Exchange
3 395 (7.06%) SharePoint
4 361 (6.46%) IIS
5 349 (6.24%) Tomcat
6 268 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 174 (3.11%) nginx
8 145 (2.59%) WebLogic
9 121 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 114 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 109 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 108 (1.93%) Lync
13 102 (1.82%) OpenStack
14 94 (1.68%) JBoss
15 88 (1.57%) WebSphere
16 85 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
17 72 (1.29%) CMS
18 65 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
19 60 (1.07%) Oracle Application Server
20 56 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 819 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 321 (5.74%) MS Office
3 69 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 68 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (0.70%) InfoPath
6 23 (0.41%) MS Project
7 18 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.25%) InDesign
9 12 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.054%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.054%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.036%) FastStats
12 2 (0.036%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.036%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.018%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.018%) Maya
13 1 (0.018%) SPSS
13 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 66 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 58 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 29 (0.52%) Magento
6 19 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 12 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
9 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
10 11 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
10 11 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (0.18%) Agresso
12 9 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 7 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
14 6 (0.11%) assyst
14 6 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
14 6 (0.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 452 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (2.41%) Office 365
3 98 (1.75%) SaaS
4 92 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 67 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (1.00%) PaaS
7 54 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (0.70%) IaaS
9 19 (0.34%) Taleo
10 15 (0.27%) Route 53
10 15 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.23%) Responsys
13 12 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (0.21%) Joyent
13 12 (0.21%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.16%) GitHub
15 9 (0.16%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 768 (13.73%) DNS
2 705 (12.61%) Firewall
3 538 (9.62%) SAN
4 489 (8.74%) TCP/IP
5 386 (6.90%) DHCP
6 323 (5.78%) WAN
7 306 (5.47%) LAN
8 302 (5.40%) VPN
9 218 (3.90%) Internet
10 157 (2.81%) LDAP
11 156 (2.79%) VLAN
12 141 (2.52%) VoIP
13 137 (2.45%) NAS
14 129 (2.31%) HTTP
15 123 (2.20%) Network Security
15 123 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
16 116 (2.07%) iSCSI
17 114 (2.04%) SSL
18 98 (1.75%) Intranet
19 95 (1.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1548 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 776 (13.88%) MySQL
3 469 (8.39%) Oracle Database
4 458 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 456 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 416 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 335 (5.99%) Relational Database
8 332 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 252 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 244 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 221 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 205 (3.67%) RDBMS
13 197 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
14 190 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
15 123 (2.20%) MongoDB
16 109 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
17 101 (1.81%) Big Data
18 91 (1.63%) DB2
19 88 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
20 76 (1.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 242 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 217 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 151 (2.70%) Subversion
4 96 (1.72%) JIRA
5 72 (1.29%) TeamCity
6 46 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 41 (0.73%) Hudson
8 34 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (0.61%) Selenium
9 33 (0.59%) Gerrit
10 22 (0.39%) Toad
11 21 (0.38%) Maven
12 20 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (0.27%) Emacs
14 14 (0.25%) ProC
15 13 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (0.18%) Mercurial
16 10 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 7 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 991 (17.72%) Finance
2 352 (6.29%) Banking
3 208 (3.72%) Retail
4 207 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 148 (2.65%) Marketing
6 92 (1.65%) Games
7 83 (1.48%) Law
8 78 (1.39%) Legal
9 53 (0.95%) Advertising
10 50 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 41 (0.73%) Back Office
12 33 (0.59%) Billing
13 30 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 22 (0.39%) Publishing
16 18 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.29%) Electronics
18 14 (0.25%) Online Betting
19 11 (0.20%) International Banking
20 10 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (4.65%) .NET
2 233 (4.17%) Web Services
3 200 (3.58%) LAMP
4 159 (2.84%) HTML
5 108 (1.93%) Middleware
6 84 (1.50%) CSS
7 68 (1.22%) XML
8 48 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 46 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 37 (0.66%) ASP.NET
11 34 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
12 33 (0.59%) Visualforce
12 33 (0.59%) Memcached
12 33 (0.59%) Akka
13 31 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (0.52%) J2EE
15 27 (0.48%) 802.1X
16 26 (0.46%) COM
17 23 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
18 21 (0.38%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 430 (7.69%) Clustering
2 406 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 369 (6.60%) Replication
4 322 (5.76%) Data Centre
5 253 (4.52%) Computer Science
6 218 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 80 (1.43%) Statistics
8 64 (1.14%) EqualLogic
9 52 (0.93%) Online Banking
9 52 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 49 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 46 (0.82%) Hedge funds
12 44 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 40 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 35 (0.63%) Private Cloud
14 35 (0.63%) Digital Media
15 33 (0.59%) CMDB
16 30 (0.54%) HACMP
16 30 (0.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2281 (40.79%) Linux
2 2022 (36.16%) Windows
3 836 (14.95%) UNIX
4 753 (13.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 594 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 554 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 440 (7.87%) CentOS
8 361 (6.46%) Solaris
9 349 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 295 (5.28%) Ubuntu
11 263 (4.70%) Debian
12 238 (4.26%) Windows 7
13 113 (2.02%) AIX
14 89 (1.59%) Windows 8
15 71 (1.27%) Windows XP
16 66 (1.18%) Mac OS X
17 57 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
18 55 (0.98%) Fedora
19 48 (0.86%) HPUX
20 45 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (12.63%) ITIL
2 656 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
3 496 (8.87%) DevOps
4 391 (6.99%) Configuration Management
5 350 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 298 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (5.01%) Migration
8 277 (4.95%) Project Management
9 251 (4.49%) E-Commerce
10 238 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
11 234 (4.18%) Capacity Planning
12 217 (3.88%) Change Management
13 210 (3.76%) Open Source
14 203 (3.63%) Load Balancing
15 202 (3.61%) CRM
16 201 (3.59%) Performance Monitoring
17 192 (3.43%) Service Delivery
18 151 (2.70%) Problem Management
19 138 (2.47%) Time Management
20 130 (2.32%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1683 (30.10%) SQL
2 639 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 622 (11.12%) Python
4 586 (10.48%) Perl
5 483 (8.64%) T-SQL
6 468 (8.37%) PowerShell
7 390 (6.97%) Shell Script
8 330 (5.90%) Java
9 316 (5.65%) Ruby
10 240 (4.29%) PHP
11 120 (2.15%) PL/SQL
12 113 (2.02%) JavaScript
13 100 (1.79%) C#
14 84 (1.50%) C
15 65 (1.16%) Korn
16 62 (1.11%) VBScript
17 56 (1.00%) AWK
18 53 (0.95%) VB
19 41 (0.73%) C++
20 34 (0.61%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 540 (9.66%) Degree
2 387 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 243 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 208 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
5 183 (3.27%) CCNA
6 181 (3.24%) MCSE
7 167 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 136 (2.43%) MCSA
9 129 (2.31%) MCITP
10 104 (1.86%) MCP
11 94 (1.68%) CCNP
12 87 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 71 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
14 66 (1.18%) RHCE
15 58 (1.04%) DV Cleared
16 54 (0.97%) MCTS
17 52 (0.93%) CCSA
17 52 (0.93%) CCSE
18 48 (0.86%) OCP
19 28 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (5.40%) SLA
2 102 (1.82%) QA
3 73 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 44 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.14%) COBIT
8 7 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.036%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.018%) BS7799
System Software
1 970 (17.35%) Active Directory
2 833 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 270 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 227 (4.06%) Oracle RAC
5 203 (3.63%) vSphere
6 147 (2.63%) KVM
7 141 (2.52%) VMware ESX
8 130 (2.32%) Xen
9 105 (1.88%) NFS
10 98 (1.75%) XenApp
11 87 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
12 73 (1.31%) iptables
13 67 (1.20%) Varnish
14 66 (1.18%) XenServer
15 49 (0.88%) Docker
16 47 (0.84%) Postfix
17 45 (0.80%) Samba
18 37 (0.66%) Firmware
19 31 (0.55%) VirtualBox
20 26 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 613 (10.96%) Puppet
2 308 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
3 264 (4.72%) Nagios
4 169 (3.02%) Data Guard
5 161 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 157 (2.81%) SCCM
7 119 (2.13%) SCOM
8 113 (2.02%) Backup Exec
9 107 (1.91%) Ansible
10 90 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 83 (1.48%) NetBackup
12 76 (1.36%) WSUS
13 73 (1.31%) ZABBIX
14 72 (1.29%) Cacti
15 57 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
16 47 (0.84%) Graphite
17 43 (0.77%) Vagrant
18 34 (0.61%) Tivoli
19 32 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
20 31 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1534 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 1381 (24.70%) VMware
3 906 (16.20%) Oracle
4 824 (14.74%) Red Hat
5 669 (11.96%) Cisco
6 302 (5.40%) Citrix
7 277 (4.95%) HP
8 214 (3.83%) IBM
9 146 (2.61%) Symantec
10 143 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
11 122 (2.18%) Sun
12 111 (1.98%) NetApp
13 97 (1.73%) Dell
14 86 (1.54%) CheckPoint
15 82 (1.47%) SAP
16 81 (1.45%) Google
17 78 (1.39%) Juniper
18 68 (1.22%) F5
19 64 (1.14%) EMC
20 62 (1.11%) Rackspace
Hertfordshire
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis IT
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: £45K - £55K + Car Allowance + Shift Allowance (£15k) + Bonus, Excellen
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable 20% plus full benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable 20% plus full benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bens - bonus, gym, pens+
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago