The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 91 112
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 23 49 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.17% 2.10% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 2.18% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 26
Median salary £40,500 £36,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.28% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1903 2244 1982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.60% 96.06% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1666 1632
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,948 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) MySQL
4 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.03%) DNS
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
5 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
5 9 (24.32%) MariaDB
5 9 (24.32%) Firewall
5 9 (24.32%) Unix
5 9 (24.32%) PHP
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
7 7 (18.92%) SLA
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) SAN
8 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
8 6 (16.22%) VPN
8 6 (16.22%) AIX
9 5 (13.51%) Web Development
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.51%) nginx
9 5 (13.51%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (13.51%) Puppet
9 5 (13.51%) VirtualBox
9 5 (13.51%) KVM

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 5 (13.51%) Apache
1 5 (13.51%) nginx
1 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.41%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) VPN
5 5 (13.51%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (13.51%) DHCP
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) SSL
7 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.41%) SMTP
7 2 (5.41%) SNMP
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.70%) FTP
8 1 (2.70%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MySQL
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (24.32%) MariaDB
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data
4 4 (10.81%) Power BI
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (13.51%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) LAMP
1 5 (13.51%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Handset
1 2 (5.41%) IVR
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
4 9 (24.32%) Unix
5 6 (16.22%) AIX
6 5 (13.51%) Debian
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) CentOS
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
1 5 (13.51%) DevOps
1 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
1 5 (13.51%) Performance Metrics
1 5 (13.51%) SOA
1 5 (13.51%) Web Development
2 4 (10.81%) Analytics
2 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.81%) Network Management
2 4 (10.81%) OO
2 4 (10.81%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (8.11%) SIEM
4 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) PHP
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.51%) Perl
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) KVM
2 5 (13.51%) pfSense
2 5 (13.51%) Samba
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (13.51%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ansible
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
1 5 (13.51%) Salt
2 4 (10.81%) Cacti
2 4 (10.81%) Icinga
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) NetApp
4 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.81%) Tableau
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Lotus
6 2 (5.41%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) NEC
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
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