Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 136 118
Rank change year-on-year -10 -18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 309 304 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.20% 2.44% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.56% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 268 280 383
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 £31,250 £31,640 £27,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,500 £65,000
London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +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 13,512 11,862 14,987
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 95.32% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12,047 10,762 13,619
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,350 £90,000 £85,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -29 238 £48,000 -4.00% 58
Southwark +3 16 £50,000 +112.77%
West End of London -13 11 £45,000 +23.29% 8
Camden +7 8 £41,250 +13.01%
City of Westminster +9 7 £33,000 -43.83% 2
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £25,000 -
Administrator
London

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Central London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 110 (35.60%) Linux
2 92 (29.77%) Windows
3 84 (27.18%) Finance
4 70 (22.65%) Microsoft
5 62 (20.06%) Active Directory
6 61 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 61 (19.74%) DevOps
7 56 (18.12%) Windows Server
8 53 (17.15%) PowerShell
9 51 (16.50%) Red Hat
10 48 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
11 47 (15.21%) Ansible
12 43 (13.92%) Mason
12 43 (13.92%) VMware
13 39 (12.62%) SQL
13 39 (12.62%) Bash Shell
13 39 (12.62%) Office 365
14 38 (12.30%) SQL Server
14 38 (12.30%) Python
15 37 (11.97%) Unix
16 35 (11.33%) Cisco
16 35 (11.33%) Puppet
16 35 (11.33%) CentOS
17 34 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (10.68%) Firewall
19 32 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (10.36%) DNS
19 32 (10.36%) TCP/IP
20 30 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 26 (8.41%) Apache
2 24 (7.77%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.12%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.85%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.24%) IIS
6 9 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.62%) Confluence
8 5 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.62%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.29%) nginx
9 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.65%) Drupal
11 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Maya
5 1 (0.32%) NUKE
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.32%) HFM
3 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.32%) iTrent
3 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (12.62%) Office 365
4 10 (3.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 9 (2.91%) SaaS
6 8 (2.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.97%) G Suite
11 2 (0.65%) AdWords
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.65%) Route 53
12 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.32%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.32%) Slack
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.68%) Firewall
2 32 (10.36%) DNS
2 32 (10.36%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.77%) DHCP
4 22 (7.12%) LAN
5 18 (5.83%) Internet
6 16 (5.18%) WAN
7 15 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (4.85%) Network Security
8 14 (4.53%) SAN
9 13 (4.21%) Wireless
10 11 (3.56%) SSH
10 11 (3.56%) VPN
11 10 (3.24%) HTTP
11 10 (3.24%) SMTP
12 7 (2.27%) VLAN
13 5 (1.62%) Skype
14 3 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (0.97%) NAS
14 3 (0.97%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.88%) MySQL
3 7 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.62%) Big Data
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.65%) Redis
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (3.88%) JIRA
2 9 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.62%) Subversion
5 4 (1.29%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.97%) Emacs
7 2 (0.65%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.32%) GitLab
8 1 (0.32%) GoCD
8 1 (0.32%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.32%) RStudio
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 84 (27.18%) Finance
2 22 (7.12%) Law
3 19 (6.15%) Advertising
4 16 (5.18%) Legal
5 15 (4.85%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.24%) Marketing
7 8 (2.59%) Banking
7 8 (2.59%) Retail
8 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.65%) Local Government
8 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.92%) Mason
2 17 (5.50%) Web Services
3 15 (4.85%) LDAP
4 12 (3.88%) LAMP
5 11 (3.56%) HTML
6 10 (3.24%) .NET
6 10 (3.24%) CSS
6 10 (3.24%) REST
6 10 (3.24%) Visualforce
7 9 (2.91%) jQuery
8 8 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.97%) Kafka
10 2 (0.65%) Middleware
10 2 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.65%) Spark Streaming
11 1 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.32%) SOAP
11 1 (0.32%) XML
11 1 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (4.21%) Computer Science
2 12 (3.88%) Fintech
2 12 (3.88%) Replication
3 11 (3.56%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.94%) Clustering
7 6 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.62%) New Media
9 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.65%) Blog
11 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.65%) Equities
11 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (35.60%) Linux
2 92 (29.77%) Windows
3 56 (18.12%) Windows Server
4 37 (11.97%) Unix
5 35 (11.33%) CentOS
6 28 (9.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.80%) Ubuntu
8 19 (6.15%) Windows 10
9 16 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.24%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.94%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.94%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.94%) Solaris
13 4 (1.29%) Debian
14 1 (0.32%) Android
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.32%) VMS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.74%) DevOps
2 32 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (9.06%) Configuration Management
5 23 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (6.80%) Project Management
7 20 (6.47%) ITIL
8 19 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (5.83%) High Availability
10 16 (5.18%) CRM
11 15 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.53%) Data Protection
13 13 (4.21%) Data Management
13 13 (4.21%) Open Source
14 12 (3.88%) Dashboard Development
14 12 (3.88%) Migration
14 12 (3.88%) Workflow
15 11 (3.56%) Patch Management
15 11 (3.56%) Server Virtualisation
15 11 (3.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.15%) PowerShell
2 39 (12.62%) Bash Shell
2 39 (12.62%) SQL
3 38 (12.30%) Python
4 28 (9.06%) Perl
5 22 (7.12%) Shell Script
6 17 (5.50%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.53%) Apex Code
8 13 (4.21%) C
9 11 (3.56%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.56%) VB
10 10 (3.24%) C#
11 9 (2.91%) Java
11 9 (2.91%) Korn
12 8 (2.59%) PHP
13 7 (2.27%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.94%) Ruby
15 3 (0.97%) Go
16 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (6.15%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.94%) CCNA
3 6 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.94%) PMP
4 5 (1.62%) MCSE
5 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.29%) MCSA
5 4 (1.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.97%) CISA
6 3 (0.97%) CISM
6 3 (0.97%) CISSP
6 3 (0.97%) SSCP
7 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.65%) OCP
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.65%) RHCA
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.91%) PMO
2 6 (1.94%) GDPR
2 6 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.29%) SLA
4 3 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 62 (20.06%) Active Directory
2 34 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.85%) Docker
4 10 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.29%) Firmware
6 4 (1.29%) iptables
6 4 (1.29%) LXC
6 4 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.97%) KVM
7 3 (0.97%) NFS
7 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.65%) HDFS
8 2 (0.65%) RHEV
8 2 (0.65%) vSphere
8 2 (0.65%) Xen
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (15.21%) Ansible
2 35 (11.33%) Puppet
3 27 (8.74%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.47%) Terraform
5 14 (4.53%) Kubernetes
6 10 (3.24%) Nagios
7 6 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (1.94%) SCCM
8 5 (1.62%) Kibana
8 5 (1.62%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.29%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.29%) logstash
9 4 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.29%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.97%) Consul
10 3 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.97%) Mesos
10 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
3 51 (16.50%) Red Hat
4 43 (13.92%) VMware
5 35 (11.33%) Cisco
6 11 (3.56%) Nintex
7 10 (3.24%) Apple
7 10 (3.24%) Citrix
8 9 (2.91%) Oracle
9 8 (2.59%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.59%) Google
9 8 (2.59%) SaltStack
10 7 (2.27%) HP
11 6 (1.94%) Avaya
12 5 (1.62%) Dell
12 5 (1.62%) Veritas
13 4 (1.29%) F5
14 3 (0.97%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.97%) MapR
14 3 (0.97%) Pardot