Period
to 10 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

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

Administrator
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 153 136
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 188 225 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.90% 2.09% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.18% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 161 204 197
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £35,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.03% +2.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,424 10,303 9,772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 95.68% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8,174 9,254 8,822
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the City of London

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 City of London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 81 (43.09%) Windows
2 71 (37.77%) SQL
3 63 (33.51%) Windows Server
4 54 (28.72%) Microsoft
5 51 (27.13%) Azure
6 50 (26.60%) AWS
7 49 (26.06%) Finance
8 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 46 (24.47%) ITIL
10 39 (20.74%) PowerShell
10 39 (20.74%) Degree
11 36 (19.15%) Office 365
12 34 (18.09%) Salesforce.com
12 34 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (15.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (13.83%) Change Management
15 25 (13.30%) Computer Science
15 25 (13.30%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
16 24 (12.77%) VMware
16 24 (12.77%) CRM
17 23 (12.23%) Puppet
17 23 (12.23%) Power Platform
17 23 (12.23%) Terraform
17 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (11.70%) Hyper-V
19 21 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
20 20 (10.64%) Active Directory

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 14 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.13%) IIS
4 2 (1.06%) CMS
4 2 (1.06%) Confluence
4 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.13%) InfoPath
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.06%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.53%) Shopify
4 1 (0.53%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.13%) Azure
2 50 (26.60%) AWS
3 36 (19.15%) Office 365
4 23 (12.23%) Power Platform
5 11 (5.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 7 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.72%) PowerApps
6 7 (3.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 4 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.60%) GCP
8 3 (1.60%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.06%) Boomi
9 2 (1.06%) Datadog
9 2 (1.06%) Heroku
9 2 (1.06%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.53%) SaaS
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.51%) BGP
3 13 (6.91%) DNS
4 11 (5.85%) SAN
5 9 (4.79%) NAS
6 7 (3.72%) Firewall
7 6 (3.19%) VLAN
7 6 (3.19%) VoIP
8 5 (2.66%) LAN
9 3 (1.60%) DHCP
9 3 (1.60%) Skype
9 3 (1.60%) WAN
10 2 (1.06%) HTTP
10 2 (1.06%) Intranet
10 2 (1.06%) VPN
11 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.53%) Internet
11 1 (0.53%) Network Security
11 1 (0.53%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 19 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 17 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (8.51%) Power BI
6 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.26%) DB2
8 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.60%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.60%) MySQL
10 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.06%) DBAmp
11 2 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (2.13%) JIRA
2 3 (1.60%) GitLab
3 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (26.06%) Finance
2 16 (8.51%) Marketing
3 10 (5.32%) Law
4 9 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.19%) Banking
6 5 (2.66%) Legal
7 4 (2.13%) Publishing
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Front Office
8 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.53%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) .NET
1 8 (4.26%) XML
2 2 (1.06%) CSS
2 2 (1.06%) HTML
2 2 (1.06%) libvirt
2 2 (1.06%) Visualforce
2 2 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) Laravel
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) React
3 1 (0.53%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.53%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.79%) Replication
4 8 (4.26%) AS400
4 8 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.26%) iSeries
4 8 (4.26%) Reinsurance
5 4 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.09%) Windows
2 63 (33.51%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.57%) Linux
4 9 (4.79%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.72%) Unix
6 5 (2.66%) CentOS
6 5 (2.66%) Mac OS
6 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.06%) Debian
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.47%) ITIL
2 34 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
2 34 (18.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (13.83%) Change Management
4 25 (13.30%) Computer Science
5 24 (12.77%) CRM
6 21 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (9.57%) DevOps
7 18 (9.57%) Project Management
8 16 (8.51%) API Integration
8 16 (8.51%) Migration
8 16 (8.51%) Proactive Monitoring
9 14 (7.45%) Database Theory
9 14 (7.45%) Relational Database Theory
9 14 (7.45%) Release Management
10 12 (6.38%) Service Management
11 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.85%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.85%) Time Management
11 11 (5.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 71 (37.77%) SQL
2 39 (20.74%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.51%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.79%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.79%) Python
5 8 (4.26%) RPG
6 7 (3.72%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.60%) C
7 3 (1.60%) Perl
8 2 (1.06%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.06%) C#
8 2 (1.06%) SOQL
8 2 (1.06%) SOSL
8 2 (1.06%) VBA
9 1 (0.53%) Groovy
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (20.74%) Degree
2 24 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.19%) MCSA
6 4 (2.13%) MCSE
7 3 (1.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.53%) AAT
8 1 (0.53%) ACCA
8 1 (0.53%) CIMA
8 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.06%) PMO
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (11.70%) Hyper-V
2 21 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.64%) Active Directory
4 16 (8.51%) VirtualBox
5 8 (4.26%) Docker
6 2 (1.06%) KVM
6 2 (1.06%) oVirt
6 2 (1.06%) QEMU
6 2 (1.06%) vSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.53%) UAG
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (12.23%) Puppet
1 23 (12.23%) Terraform
2 7 (3.72%) Ansible
2 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (3.72%) SCCM
3 6 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.06%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (1.06%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.06%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) Automic
6 1 (0.53%) Foglight
6 1 (0.53%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.53%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.09%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (12.77%) VMware
4 16 (8.51%) LogicMonitor
5 11 (5.85%) ServiceNow
6 8 (4.26%) IFS
7 7 (3.72%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.13%) Cisco
8 4 (2.13%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.60%) SAP
10 2 (1.06%) Apple
10 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.06%) Dell
10 2 (1.06%) HP
10 2 (1.06%) Pardot
10 2 (1.06%) Percona
10 2 (1.06%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.06%) Sophos
10 2 (1.06%) Sybase
11 1 (0.53%) Asigra