Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

Administrator
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 157 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 -34 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 308 283 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.21% 2.07% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.17% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 275 256 325
Central London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,600 £32,500 £30,200
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £67,000
London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 13,338 13,046 13,889
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 95.23% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11,927 11,630 12,609
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Central London

Administrator
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Administrator in Central London

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Central London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Central London

Administrator
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 241 £48,000 -4.00% 57
West End of London -6 16 £45,000 +23.29% 7
City of Westminster +8 13 £35,000 -26.32%
Southwark +75 10 £50,000 -
Camden +7 6 £40,000 +9.59%
Kensington and Chelsea -3 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Administrator
London

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Central London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 131 (42.53%) Linux
2 103 (33.44%) Windows
3 76 (24.68%) Microsoft
4 70 (22.73%) DevOps
5 69 (22.40%) Finance
6 66 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 62 (20.13%) Windows Server
8 60 (19.48%) Python
9 59 (19.16%) PowerShell
9 59 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 52 (16.88%) VMware
11 50 (16.23%) Unix
11 50 (16.23%) Red Hat
12 47 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (15.26%) Puppet
13 44 (14.29%) Ansible
13 44 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
14 43 (13.96%) Office 365
15 42 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 41 (13.31%) Bash Shell
17 39 (12.66%) SQL
17 39 (12.66%) Configuration Management
18 38 (12.34%) Degree
19 37 (12.01%) CentOS
20 36 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (11.69%) DNS
21 35 (11.36%) TCP/IP
22 34 (11.04%) Cisco
23 33 (10.71%) Perl
23 33 (10.71%) Opscode Chef

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 30 (9.74%) Apache
2 23 (7.47%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.84%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.22%) IIS
5 12 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.27%) nginx
8 6 (1.95%) Confluence
8 6 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.30%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.97%) Drupal
11 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.65%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Maya
4 1 (0.32%) NUKE
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.32%) HFM
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.32%) iTrent
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (15.26%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (13.96%) Office 365
4 17 (5.52%) SaaS
5 8 (2.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 4 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.97%) G Suite
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.65%) GitHub
9 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.32%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.32%) IaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Route 53
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (11.69%) DNS
2 35 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 30 (9.74%) DHCP
4 27 (8.77%) Firewall
5 22 (7.14%) SAN
6 17 (5.52%) Internet
6 17 (5.52%) WAN
6 17 (5.52%) Wireless
7 15 (4.87%) LAN
8 12 (3.90%) SSH
8 12 (3.90%) VLAN
8 12 (3.90%) VPN
9 11 (3.57%) HTTP
10 10 (3.25%) SMTP
11 8 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (2.60%) Network Security
12 5 (1.62%) BIG-IP
12 5 (1.62%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.62%) NAS
13 4 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.87%) MySQL
3 11 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.25%) Big Data
5 6 (1.95%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.30%) Redis
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.97%) Power BI
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.27%) JIRA
2 7 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.30%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.97%) GitLab
6 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.65%) Emacs
6 2 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.32%) GoCD
7 1 (0.32%) Hudson
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.32%) Subversion
7 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (22.40%) Finance
2 22 (7.14%) Advertising
2 22 (7.14%) Law
3 16 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.87%) Legal
5 12 (3.90%) Retail
6 9 (2.92%) Banking
6 9 (2.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.87%) LAMP
1 15 (4.87%) LDAP
1 15 (4.87%) Web Services
2 8 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.62%) Visualforce
4 4 (1.30%) CSS
4 4 (1.30%) HTML
5 3 (0.97%) .NET
5 3 (0.97%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.65%) CSS3
6 2 (0.65%) HTML5
6 2 (0.65%) jQuery
6 2 (0.65%) Kafka
6 2 (0.65%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.65%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) Node.js
7 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) SOAP
7 1 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.52%) Hedge funds
2 13 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.25%) Fintech
4 10 (3.25%) Replication
5 7 (2.27%) Clustering
5 7 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.62%) New Media
7 4 (1.30%) PKI
7 4 (1.30%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.65%) Equities
8 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (42.53%) Linux
2 103 (33.44%) Windows
3 62 (20.13%) Windows Server
4 50 (16.23%) Unix
5 37 (12.01%) CentOS
6 36 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (6.49%) Solaris
9 17 (5.52%) Windows 10
10 14 (4.55%) Ubuntu
11 13 (4.22%) Windows 7
12 10 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.27%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.62%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.97%) Android
15 3 (0.97%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.97%) Debian
16 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.73%) DevOps
2 39 (12.66%) Configuration Management
3 27 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (8.44%) Open Source
5 25 (8.12%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (8.12%) Migration
6 23 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (6.49%) ITIL
8 19 (6.17%) High Availability
9 16 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (5.19%) Project Management
10 15 (4.87%) Mathematics
11 14 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.55%) Systematic Trading
12 13 (4.22%) Algorithmic Trading
12 13 (4.22%) Change Control
12 13 (4.22%) CRM
12 13 (4.22%) Data Protection
12 13 (4.22%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.48%) Python
2 59 (19.16%) PowerShell
3 41 (13.31%) Bash Shell
4 39 (12.66%) SQL
5 33 (10.71%) Perl
6 22 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.22%) C
8 11 (3.57%) VB
9 8 (2.60%) Ruby
9 8 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.27%) Apex Code
10 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.27%) Korn
10 7 (2.27%) PHP
11 6 (1.95%) Bourne shell
11 6 (1.95%) Java
12 4 (1.30%) C#
13 2 (0.65%) Go
13 2 (0.65%) Scala
14 1 (0.32%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 38 (12.34%) Degree
2 13 (4.22%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.92%) MCSE
5 7 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.95%) MCSA
7 5 (1.62%) CCNA
8 4 (1.30%) CCA
8 4 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.30%) PMP
8 4 (1.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.97%) CCNP
10 2 (0.65%) CCEA
10 2 (0.65%) OCP
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.65%) RHCA
10 2 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.60%) PMO
2 4 (1.30%) GDPR
3 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.14%) Docker
4 8 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.62%) iptables
7 5 (1.62%) LXC
7 5 (1.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.30%) Firmware
8 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.97%) vSphere
9 3 (0.97%) XenApp
10 2 (0.65%) HDFS
10 2 (0.65%) KVM
10 2 (0.65%) NFS
10 2 (0.65%) RHEV
10 2 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (15.26%) Puppet
2 44 (14.29%) Ansible
3 33 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.52%) Kubernetes
5 15 (4.87%) Terraform
6 11 (3.57%) Nagios
7 7 (2.27%) WSUS
8 5 (1.62%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.62%) Kibana
8 5 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.30%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.30%) logstash
9 4 (1.30%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.30%) SCCM
10 3 (0.97%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.97%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.97%) Salt
10 3 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.88%) VMware
3 50 (16.23%) Red Hat
4 44 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (11.04%) Cisco
6 16 (5.19%) Citrix
6 16 (5.19%) HP
7 12 (3.90%) NetApp
7 12 (3.90%) Oracle
8 11 (3.57%) Veritas
9 10 (3.25%) Apple
10 9 (2.92%) Google
10 9 (2.92%) SaltStack
11 8 (2.60%) Avaya
11 8 (2.60%) Dell
12 6 (1.95%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.95%) F5
13 5 (1.62%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.30%) NETGEAR
14 4 (1.30%) Sophos