Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Administrator
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 104 89
Rank change year-on-year -25 -15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 43 44 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.42% 1.95% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.01% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 74
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,400 £15,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,150 £40,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2896 2192 3167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.29% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2222 1885 2689
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,550 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Cheshire

Administrator
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Knutsford -31 10 £56,500 -
Crewe - 7 £32,500 -
Warrington +6 6 £32,500 - 1
Chester -2 6 £42,500 +21.43%
Runcorn - 2 £37,500 - 1
Nantwich -4 1 £42,500 +39.34%
Administrator
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cheshire region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (44.19%) Unix
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 17 (39.53%) Solaris
4 16 (37.21%) AIX
5 15 (34.88%) Ethernet
5 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
5 15 (34.88%) SSH
6 14 (32.56%) Clustering
6 14 (32.56%) SAN
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
9 8 (18.60%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
9 8 (18.60%) Resource Allocation
10 7 (16.28%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (16.28%) Driving Licence
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
10 7 (16.28%) Network Security
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (16.28%) Firewall
10 7 (16.28%) Veritas
10 7 (16.28%) VPN
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco
10 7 (16.28%) CCNA
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
12 5 (11.63%) Change Management
12 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.63%) ITIL
12 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Ethernet
1 15 (34.88%) SSH
1 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
2 14 (32.56%) SAN
3 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 7 (16.28%) Network Security
3 7 (16.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) OLAP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) NuGet
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.65%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Life Science
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Unix
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 17 (39.53%) Solaris
4 16 (37.21%) AIX
5 11 (25.58%) Windows
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
1 8 (18.60%) Resource Allocation
2 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Test Management
5 3 (6.98%) Document Management
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.98%) Wealth Management
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Process Management
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Design
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) CCNA
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) VMware
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
2 7 (16.28%) Veritas
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Cognos
5 2 (4.65%) Teradata
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy