Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Administrator
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 178 124
Rank change year-on-year +27 -54 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 49 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.27% 0.90% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.93% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 57
Birmingham median annual salary £40,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £49,250
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3700 4515 3845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.37% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3377 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Birmingham

Administrator
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Administrator in Birmingham

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Birmingham

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) MySQL
4 14 (28.57%) PHP
4 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 13 (26.53%) Windows
6 12 (24.49%) Oracle
7 11 (22.45%) Ubuntu
8 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
8 10 (20.41%) MariaDB
8 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
9 9 (18.37%) ITIL
10 8 (16.33%) Apache
10 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
10 8 (16.33%) VPN
11 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.29%) nginx
11 7 (14.29%) Puppet
11 7 (14.29%) VirtualBox
11 7 (14.29%) DNS
11 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 7 (14.29%) SAN
11 7 (14.29%) SOA
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (14.29%) Docker
11 7 (14.29%) DevOps
11 7 (14.29%) KVM
12 6 (12.24%) Ansible

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) nginx
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.16%) IIS
5 3 (6.12%) CMS
6 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) SAP AFS
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) VPN
2 7 (14.29%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 6 (12.24%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (12.24%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.41%) MariaDB
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
4 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.12%) Big Data
7 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.12%) Power BI
7 3 (6.12%) Redis
8 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.04%) DB2
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Vagrant
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (12.24%) Games
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
2 6 (12.24%) LAMP
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 13 (26.53%) Windows
3 11 (22.45%) Ubuntu
4 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.24%) AIX
5 6 (12.24%) Debian
6 5 (10.20%) Unix
7 4 (8.16%) CentOS
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (14.29%) DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) SOA
4 6 (12.24%) Analytics
4 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.24%) Web Development
5 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.16%) Network Management
6 4 (8.16%) Open Source
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) PHP
3 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
6 4 (8.16%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Docker
1 7 (14.29%) KVM
1 7 (14.29%) VirtualBox
2 6 (12.24%) pfSense
2 6 (12.24%) Samba
2 6 (12.24%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (12.24%) Ansible
2 6 (12.24%) Salt
3 5 (10.20%) Nagios
4 4 (8.16%) Cacti
4 4 (8.16%) Icinga
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (8.16%) SCCM
4 4 (8.16%) WSUS
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.12%) NetApp
5 3 (6.12%) Tableau
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Informatica
7 1 (2.04%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds