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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Administrator
Rank 101 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 3053 3163 3803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 2.95% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.13% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2571 2677 3264
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 2 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 2 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 -12 2882 £42,000 - 358
London -11 1260 £47,000 -1.05% 143
South East -10 650 £40,000 - 71
City of London +13 276 £47,500 - 50
East of England -8 265 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Yorkshire -13 186 £37,500 -6.25% 37
Hampshire -17 147 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Berkshire -3 140 £43,750 +13.63% 14
West Midlands -16 140 £37,000 -7.50% 20
North West -5 138 £35,000 -9.67% 25
South West -38 123 £37,500 +2.73% 16
Surrey -22 122 £42,500 +13.33% 11
West Yorkshire -12 120 £38,000 -5.00% 22
East Midlands +31 100 £37,500 +7.14% 13
East Sussex +13 100 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Leeds -16 93 £39,000 -2.50% 11
Cambridgeshire -14 92 £42,000 -4.54% 13
Brighton +11 82 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Cambridge -17 78 £42,000 -4.54% 12
Scotland -14 68 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Reading -8 62 £35,000 - 5
Manchester -13 61 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Hertfordshire -2 57 £45,000 +53.84% 6
Bristol +26 51 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Cheshire +3 50 £35,000 -4.76% 12
Warwickshire +46 48 £43,000 +14.66% 7
Oxfordshire -21 48 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 45 £35,750 -9.49% 9
Edinburgh +6 42 £34,000 -28.42% 5
Wales +23 40 £37,500 +29.31% 3

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 2772 (44.50%) Linux
2 2169 (34.82%) Windows
3 1725 (27.69%) SQL
4 1643 (26.38%) SQL Server
5 1434 (23.02%) Microsoft
6 1323 (21.24%) VMware
7 1170 (18.78%) UNIX
8 1056 (16.95%) Oracle
9 1025 (16.46%) MySQL
10 1023 (16.42%) Active Directory
11 1001 (16.07%) Finance
12 985 (15.81%) Red Hat
13 901 (14.46%) MS Excel
14 889 (14.27%) Performance Tuning
15 852 (13.68%) Puppet
16 790 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 789 (12.67%) DNS
18 785 (12.60%) Perl
19 740 (11.88%) Apache
20 724 (11.62%) SAN
21 718 (11.53%) Python
22 713 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
23 708 (11.37%) Bash Shell
24 690 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 635 (10.19%) ITIL
26 628 (10.08%) Java
26 628 (10.08%) TCP/IP
27 626 (10.05%) Firewall
28 594 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
29 563 (9.04%) Oracle Database

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 740 (11.88%) Apache
2 494 (7.93%) MS Exchange
3 481 (7.72%) SharePoint
4 414 (6.65%) Tomcat
5 399 (6.41%) IIS
6 243 (3.90%) nginx
7 222 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 183 (2.94%) WebLogic
9 167 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 141 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 129 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
12 119 (1.91%) WebSphere
13 104 (1.67%) Lync
14 93 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 89 (1.43%) CMS
16 82 (1.32%) OpenStack
17 77 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 76 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
19 65 (1.04%) Node.js
20 45 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 901 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 358 (5.75%) MS Office
3 55 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (0.85%) MS Project
5 48 (0.77%) InfoPath
6 32 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.21%) FastStats
10 10 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 6 (0.096%) SPSS
12 5 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 65 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.51%) HFM
4 29 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
6 26 (0.42%) Magento
7 22 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 19 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 18 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
11 16 (0.26%) Agresso
12 15 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
12 15 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
14 9 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
15 8 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 7 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
17 6 (0.096%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
17 6 (0.096%) TIBCO iProcess
17 6 (0.096%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 265 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (2.01%) SaaS
3 96 (1.54%) Office 365
4 84 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 71 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 48 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 26 (0.42%) IaaS
9 21 (0.34%) Basecamp
10 20 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 18 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
12 16 (0.26%) GitHub
12 16 (0.26%) Joyent
13 12 (0.19%) PaaS
14 10 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.13%) Route 53
16 5 (0.080%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.080%) Force.com
16 5 (0.080%) ElastiCache
16 5 (0.080%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 789 (12.67%) DNS
2 724 (11.62%) SAN
3 628 (10.08%) TCP/IP
4 626 (10.05%) Firewall
5 344 (5.52%) DHCP
6 321 (5.15%) LAN
7 287 (4.61%) WAN
8 270 (4.33%) VPN
8 270 (4.33%) HTTP
9 227 (3.64%) Internet
10 200 (3.21%) LDAP
11 188 (3.02%) VoIP
12 173 (2.78%) NAS
13 171 (2.75%) SMTP
14 139 (2.23%) SSL
15 129 (2.07%) VLAN
16 116 (1.86%) FTP
17 111 (1.78%) Network Security
18 86 (1.38%) iSCSI
19 78 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1643 (26.38%) SQL Server
2 1025 (16.46%) MySQL
3 594 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 563 (9.04%) Oracle Database
5 428 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 424 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 357 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
8 340 (5.46%) Relational Database
9 331 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 312 (5.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 300 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 247 (3.97%) RDBMS
13 246 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 219 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
15 188 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
16 151 (2.42%) MongoDB
17 134 (2.15%) Big Data
18 133 (2.14%) NoSQL
19 125 (2.01%) DB2
20 112 (1.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 254 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 171 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 155 (2.49%) Subversion
4 95 (1.53%) JIRA
5 53 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 41 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 39 (0.63%) Hudson
8 34 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 32 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 31 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 29 (0.47%) Maven
12 27 (0.43%) Mercurial
12 27 (0.43%) Toad
13 26 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (0.40%) Selenium
15 15 (0.24%) Ant
16 10 (0.16%) CruiseControl
17 9 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
17 9 (0.14%) ClearCase
18 8 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 1001 (16.07%) Finance
2 210 (3.37%) Banking
3 186 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 184 (2.95%) Marketing
5 153 (2.46%) Retail
6 124 (1.99%) Legal
7 121 (1.94%) Law
8 110 (1.77%) Back Office
9 93 (1.49%) Games
10 80 (1.28%) Advertising
11 75 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 66 (1.06%) Publishing
13 36 (0.58%) Billing
14 33 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.39%) French Language
16 22 (0.35%) Aerospace
17 21 (0.34%) Electronics
17 21 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (4.38%) LAMP
2 252 (4.05%) Web Services
3 225 (3.61%) .NET
4 158 (2.54%) XML
5 151 (2.42%) HTML
6 137 (2.20%) Middleware
7 82 (1.32%) CSS
8 71 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 34 (0.55%) Django
9 34 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 33 (0.53%) COM
11 32 (0.51%) ASP.NET
12 30 (0.48%) Memcached
13 26 (0.42%) Ajax
14 24 (0.39%) jQuery
14 24 (0.39%) J2EE
15 23 (0.37%) Java EE
15 23 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
16 21 (0.34%) JSON
16 21 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 441 (7.08%) Clustering
2 415 (6.66%) Replication
3 324 (5.20%) Open Source
4 203 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 148 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 102 (1.64%) Social Media
7 57 (0.92%) Blackberry
8 56 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 52 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 47 (0.75%) Statistics
11 43 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
12 35 (0.56%) Mobile App
13 33 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
13 33 (0.53%) HACMP
14 32 (0.51%) Firmware
15 31 (0.50%) EqualLogic
15 31 (0.50%) LPAR
16 30 (0.48%) Mainframe
17 29 (0.47%) Online Games
18 27 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2772 (44.50%) Linux
2 2169 (34.82%) Windows
3 1170 (18.78%) UNIX
4 713 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 690 (11.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 475 (7.63%) Ubuntu
7 462 (7.42%) CentOS
8 440 (7.06%) Solaris
9 375 (6.02%) Debian
10 347 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 286 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 277 (4.45%) Windows 7
13 218 (3.50%) AIX
14 129 (2.07%) HPUX
15 101 (1.62%) SUSE
16 99 (1.59%) Windows XP
17 90 (1.44%) Windows 8
18 82 (1.32%) Mac OS X
19 63 (1.01%) Android
20 54 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (14.27%) Performance Tuning
2 635 (10.19%) ITIL
3 475 (7.63%) DevOps
4 432 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 403 (6.47%) E-Commerce
6 378 (6.07%) Configuration Management
7 277 (4.45%) Load Balancing
8 264 (4.24%) Migration
9 251 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
10 233 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
11 201 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
12 199 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
13 191 (3.07%) Change Management
14 184 (2.95%) CRM
15 162 (2.60%) Service Delivery
16 160 (2.57%) Project Management
17 148 (2.38%) Problem Management
18 144 (2.31%) Mentoring
19 128 (2.05%) Service Management
20 126 (2.02%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1725 (27.69%) SQL
2 785 (12.60%) Perl
3 718 (11.53%) Python
4 708 (11.37%) Bash Shell
5 628 (10.08%) Java
6 500 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 492 (7.90%) Shell Script
8 439 (7.05%) Ruby
9 395 (6.34%) PHP
10 291 (4.67%) PowerShell
11 166 (2.66%) PL/SQL
12 122 (1.96%) C
13 105 (1.69%) C#
14 91 (1.46%) JavaScript
15 79 (1.27%) Korn
16 65 (1.04%) AWK
17 53 (0.85%) VB
18 49 (0.79%) VBA
19 37 (0.59%) VBScript
20 36 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 555 (8.91%) Degree
2 494 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 296 (4.75%) MCSE
4 195 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 174 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
6 157 (2.52%) MCSA
7 155 (2.49%) CCNA
8 123 (1.97%) MCITP
9 105 (1.69%) MCP
10 93 (1.49%) MCTS
11 90 (1.44%) SC Cleared
12 79 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 79 (1.27%) RHCE
13 68 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 67 (1.08%) CCNP
15 52 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
16 46 (0.74%) OCP
17 40 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
18 26 (0.42%) MCDBA
19 19 (0.31%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (4.30%) SLA
2 136 (2.18%) QA
3 60 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 24 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.048%) BS7799
9 2 (0.032%) GMP
9 2 (0.032%) GLP
10 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.016%) EMIR
10 1 (0.016%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.016%) HL7
System Software
1 1023 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 790 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 229 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
5 201 (3.23%) vSphere
6 198 (3.18%) KVM
7 191 (3.07%) Xen
8 169 (2.71%) NFS
9 156 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 131 (2.10%) VMware ESX
11 92 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
12 86 (1.38%) XenApp
13 74 (1.19%) Samba
14 73 (1.17%) Postfix
15 65 (1.04%) Varnish
16 54 (0.87%) XenServer
17 45 (0.72%) Sendmail
18 36 (0.58%) PowerHA
19 35 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 27 (0.43%) Snort
Systems Management
1 852 (13.68%) Puppet
2 459 (7.37%) Nagios
3 429 (6.89%) Opscode Chef
4 180 (2.89%) Data Guard
5 139 (2.23%) Cacti
6 105 (1.69%) SCOM
6 105 (1.69%) ZABBIX
6 105 (1.69%) Ansible
7 104 (1.67%) SCCM
8 88 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 80 (1.28%) Salt
10 77 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 62 (1.00%) CFEngine
12 58 (0.93%) Backup Exec
13 57 (0.92%) logstash
14 48 (0.77%) WSUS
15 44 (0.71%) Tivoli
16 39 (0.63%) Ganglia
17 37 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 37 (0.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1434 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 1323 (21.24%) VMware
3 1056 (16.95%) Oracle
4 985 (15.81%) Red Hat
5 530 (8.51%) Cisco
6 369 (5.92%) HP
7 333 (5.35%) Citrix
8 243 (3.90%) IBM
9 179 (2.87%) EMC
10 171 (2.75%) JBoss
11 169 (2.71%) NetApp
12 168 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
13 143 (2.30%) Symantec
14 139 (2.23%) SAP
15 126 (2.02%) Dell
15 126 (2.02%) Veritas
16 84 (1.35%) Sun
17 68 (1.09%) Google
18 59 (0.95%) Rackspace
19 54 (0.87%) Hyperion
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicestershire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55k + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + pro-rata
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: 40 - 50K Base 50 - 60K with oncall / O/T
Posted: 19 hours ago