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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Administrator
Rank 111 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2709 3065 3637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.90% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.07% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2299 2584 3047
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -19 2570 £42,500 +6.25% 493
London -15 1130 £50,000 +11.11% 205
South East -7 560 £40,000 - 93
City of London +2 301 £50,000 +11.11% 82
East of England -19 210 £40,000 - 40
Yorkshire -28 189 £36,800 +3.66% 33
South West +7 140 £37,500 +10.29% 43
North West -24 139 £40,000 +6.66% 34
West Midlands -13 138 £36,500 -8.75% 19
Hampshire -17 137 £39,000 +4.00% 14
West Yorkshire -33 118 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Berkshire -13 115 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Surrey -24 111 £40,000 - 17
Hertfordshire -9 89 £40,000 - 13
Leeds -48 70 £40,000 +7.38% 18
Cheshire -4 64 £39,000 +19.99% 9
Cambridgeshire -17 60 £39,250 -1.87% 16
Manchester -45 58 £40,000 - 15
East Midlands +30 57 £34,000 -15.00% 16
Wiltshire +21 56 £36,500 -3.31% 10
North Yorkshire +31 55 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cambridge -1 55 £40,000 - 15
Reading -14 55 £37,500 +5.63% 8
Wales +14 50 £38,000 +16.92% 4
Scotland -11 50 £34,000 -4.22% 7
Buckinghamshire +10 45 £40,000 - 10
South Wales +8 45 £38,250 +17.69% 3
Oxfordshire -9 42 £38,750 +3.33% 16
Cardiff +13 36 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bristol +3 35 £36,000 +10.76% 20

Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2464 (42.31%) Linux
2 1975 (33.92%) Windows
3 1740 (29.88%) SQL
4 1545 (26.53%) SQL Server
5 1523 (26.15%) Microsoft
6 1314 (22.57%) VMware
7 1004 (17.24%) UNIX
8 988 (16.97%) Finance
9 976 (16.76%) Red Hat
10 973 (16.71%) MySQL
11 934 (16.04%) Active Directory
12 813 (13.96%) MS Excel
13 775 (13.31%) Oracle
14 762 (13.09%) Puppet
15 728 (12.50%) Perl
16 727 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 702 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
18 698 (11.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 694 (11.92%) ITIL
20 662 (11.37%) DNS
21 656 (11.27%) Python
22 649 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
23 638 (10.96%) Bash Shell
24 613 (10.53%) Apache
25 607 (10.42%) SAN
26 591 (10.15%) Firewall
27 529 (9.08%) DevOps
28 528 (9.07%) Cisco
29 527 (9.05%) CentOS
30 508 (8.72%) Degree

Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 613 (10.53%) Apache
2 429 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 406 (6.97%) MS Exchange
4 387 (6.65%) Tomcat
5 369 (6.34%) IIS
6 215 (3.69%) nginx
7 211 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 156 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 103 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 98 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 94 (1.61%) WebLogic
12 85 (1.46%) JBoss
13 73 (1.25%) WebSphere
14 63 (1.08%) CMS
15 60 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
16 59 (1.01%) OpenStack
17 55 (0.94%) Lync
18 53 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
19 49 (0.84%) Apache Solr
20 42 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 813 (13.96%) MS Excel
2 437 (7.50%) MS Office
3 95 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (0.94%) InfoPath
5 40 (0.69%) MS Project
6 30 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.069%) Windchill
11 3 (0.052%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.052%) Maya
12 2 (0.034%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.017%) FastStats
13 1 (0.017%) SPSS
13 1 (0.017%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.017%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 78 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 66 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 42 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.52%) Agresso
5 27 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.15%) HFM
10 8 (0.14%) Magento
11 5 (0.086%) MFGPRO
12 4 (0.069%) Summit
12 4 (0.069%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 4 (0.069%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.069%) assyst
12 4 (0.069%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 375 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
3 120 (2.06%) Amazon S3
4 109 (1.87%) SaaS
5 75 (1.29%) Office 365
6 72 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 41 (0.70%) PaaS
9 36 (0.62%) IaaS
10 33 (0.57%) Route 53
11 22 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
12 20 (0.34%) GitHub
12 20 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.27%) Joyent
13 16 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (0.22%) SoftLayer
15 8 (0.14%) Force.com
15 8 (0.14%) Google Apps
16 7 (0.12%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 662 (11.37%) DNS
2 607 (10.42%) SAN
3 591 (10.15%) Firewall
4 469 (8.05%) TCP/IP
5 327 (5.62%) DHCP
6 281 (4.83%) LAN
7 248 (4.26%) WAN
8 227 (3.90%) VPN
9 196 (3.37%) Internet
10 181 (3.11%) HTTP
11 170 (2.92%) LDAP
12 169 (2.90%) NAS
13 136 (2.34%) SMTP
14 120 (2.06%) VoIP
15 113 (1.94%) Network Security
16 100 (1.72%) VLAN
17 91 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
18 82 (1.41%) FTP
19 78 (1.34%) SSL
20 75 (1.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1545 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 973 (16.71%) MySQL
3 423 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 416 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 377 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 363 (6.23%) Oracle Database
7 297 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 292 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 245 (4.21%) Relational Database
10 240 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 192 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
12 190 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
13 171 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 170 (2.92%) RDBMS
15 167 (2.87%) MongoDB
16 161 (2.76%) NoSQL
17 129 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
18 127 (2.18%) Big Data
19 122 (2.10%) Hadoop
20 103 (1.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 206 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 146 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 132 (2.27%) Subversion
4 61 (1.05%) JIRA
5 53 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 44 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 38 (0.65%) Hudson
9 30 (0.52%) Maven
9 30 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
10 23 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (0.39%) Ant
11 20 (0.34%) Toad
12 14 (0.24%) Mercurial
13 8 (0.14%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.12%) Selenium
15 6 (0.10%) Artifactory
15 6 (0.10%) FishEye
15 6 (0.10%) MSBuild
General
1 988 (16.97%) Finance
2 213 (3.66%) Marketing
3 212 (3.64%) Banking
4 202 (3.47%) Retail
5 160 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 132 (2.27%) Law
7 131 (2.25%) Games
8 130 (2.23%) Legal
9 118 (2.03%) Advertising
10 108 (1.85%) Back Office
11 55 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 50 (0.86%) Publishing
13 48 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 44 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.65%) French Language
16 30 (0.52%) Billing
17 28 (0.48%) Automotive
18 27 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.24%) Electronics
20 13 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (4.81%) Web Services
2 246 (4.22%) LAMP
3 237 (4.07%) .NET
4 109 (1.87%) HTML
5 89 (1.53%) Middleware
5 89 (1.53%) XML
6 66 (1.13%) CSS
7 65 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 52 (0.89%) Memcached
9 48 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
10 28 (0.48%) jQuery
11 27 (0.46%) COM
12 26 (0.45%) J2EE
13 24 (0.41%) REST
14 23 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (0.38%) .NET Framework
16 20 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
17 19 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
18 17 (0.29%) Visualforce
19 16 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 428 (7.35%) Replication
2 422 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 342 (5.87%) Clustering
4 255 (4.38%) Open Source
5 192 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 143 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 83 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 65 (1.12%) Statistics
9 47 (0.81%) Hedge funds
10 44 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 42 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
12 37 (0.64%) Visualisation
13 32 (0.55%) Mobile App
14 31 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (0.52%) LPAR
16 29 (0.50%) iPhone
16 29 (0.50%) HACMP
17 27 (0.46%) Social Media
17 27 (0.46%) Mainframe
17 27 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2464 (42.31%) Linux
2 1975 (33.92%) Windows
3 1004 (17.24%) UNIX
4 698 (11.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 649 (11.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 527 (9.05%) CentOS
7 425 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 404 (6.94%) Solaris
9 386 (6.63%) Ubuntu
10 294 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 267 (4.59%) Debian
12 245 (4.21%) Windows 7
13 157 (2.70%) AIX
14 83 (1.43%) SUSE
15 75 (1.29%) Windows XP
16 71 (1.22%) Windows 8
17 69 (1.18%) Mac OS X
18 66 (1.13%) HPUX
18 66 (1.13%) Android
19 49 (0.84%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
2 694 (11.92%) ITIL
3 529 (9.08%) DevOps
4 427 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 363 (6.23%) Configuration Management
6 356 (6.11%) E-Commerce
7 328 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
8 267 (4.59%) Migration
9 238 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
10 234 (4.02%) Project Management
11 228 (3.92%) Change Management
12 210 (3.61%) CRM
13 200 (3.43%) Service Delivery
14 197 (3.38%) Load Balancing
15 191 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
16 188 (3.23%) Time Management
17 159 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
18 151 (2.59%) Service Management
19 148 (2.54%) ETL
20 147 (2.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1740 (29.88%) SQL
2 728 (12.50%) Perl
3 656 (11.27%) Python
4 638 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 464 (7.97%) T-SQL
6 439 (7.54%) Shell Script
7 422 (7.25%) PHP
8 402 (6.90%) Java
9 332 (5.70%) Ruby
10 331 (5.68%) PowerShell
11 188 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 109 (1.87%) C
13 97 (1.67%) C#
14 96 (1.65%) JavaScript
15 76 (1.31%) VBScript
16 59 (1.01%) VB
17 46 (0.79%) C++
18 29 (0.50%) AWK
19 24 (0.41%) Apex Code
20 22 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 508 (8.72%) Degree
2 361 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 212 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 158 (2.71%) VCP4
5 150 (2.58%) MCSE
6 136 (2.34%) MCITP
7 130 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
8 127 (2.18%) SC Cleared
9 105 (1.80%) CCNA
10 103 (1.77%) MCSA
11 81 (1.39%) MCTS
12 80 (1.37%) RHCE
13 67 (1.15%) DV Cleared
14 65 (1.12%) MCP
15 59 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
16 54 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 47 (0.81%) OCP
18 39 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
19 38 (0.65%) CCNP
19 38 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (4.71%) SLA
2 102 (1.75%) QA
3 95 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 67 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 21 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.069%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.052%) BS7799
10 2 (0.034%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.017%) GMP
11 1 (0.017%) GLP
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 934 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 727 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (3.90%) vSphere
4 170 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 155 (2.66%) NFS
6 126 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
7 111 (1.91%) VMware ESX
8 101 (1.73%) KVM
9 99 (1.70%) XenApp
10 96 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
11 93 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
12 90 (1.55%) Xen
13 80 (1.37%) Samba
14 70 (1.20%) Varnish
15 51 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 48 (0.82%) Docker
17 43 (0.74%) XenServer
18 37 (0.64%) Terminal Services
19 31 (0.53%) Postfix
20 29 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 762 (13.09%) Puppet
2 396 (6.80%) Nagios
3 373 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (2.59%) SCCM
5 115 (1.97%) SCOM
5 115 (1.97%) Ansible
6 102 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 92 (1.58%) Data Guard
8 91 (1.56%) Cacti
9 85 (1.46%) ZABBIX
10 65 (1.12%) Vagrant
11 59 (1.01%) HAProxy
12 53 (0.91%) WSUS
13 51 (0.88%) Salt
14 48 (0.82%) Tivoli
15 44 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 43 (0.74%) Backup Exec
17 38 (0.65%) logstash
17 38 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 36 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1523 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 1314 (22.57%) VMware
3 976 (16.76%) Red Hat
4 775 (13.31%) Oracle
5 528 (9.07%) Cisco
6 343 (5.89%) HP
7 289 (4.96%) Citrix
8 236 (4.05%) IBM
9 182 (3.13%) NetApp
10 176 (3.02%) EMC
11 155 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
12 132 (2.27%) Symantec
13 112 (1.92%) SAP
14 107 (1.84%) Veritas
15 94 (1.61%) Sun
16 92 (1.58%) Dell
17 66 (1.13%) F5
18 64 (1.10%) Rackspace
19 62 (1.06%) Juniper
20 54 (0.93%) Sybase
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 32 minutes ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k per year + benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ Excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Sports Interactive Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 5 hours ago