Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Administrator
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 68 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 26 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.35% 1.62% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.64% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 37
Cardiff median annual salary £42,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.23% -4.41% -12.82%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £50,000 £41,000 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +34.92% -10.00% -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 1,088 856 1,325
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.28% 98.85% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 909 755 1,175
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Cardiff

Administrator
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Administrator in Cardiff

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
6 6 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (23.08%) Ansible
6 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Security Patching
6 6 (23.08%) Database Security
6 6 (23.08%) Maven
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) CMDB
6 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 6 (23.08%) OCA
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) HBase
4 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Maven
2 6 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
1 3 (11.54%) Swagger
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (23.08%) CMDB
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 6 (23.08%) Database Security
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) Security Patching
3 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
1 6 (23.08%) OCA
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Sophos
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 3 (11.54%) Veeam
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.85%) Meraki