The median annual salary for an Administrator was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 23 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.89% 1.94% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.02% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 21
Median salary £38,500 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1139 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.88% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 713 653 843
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Edinburgh

Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Administrator in Edinburgh

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Puppet
2 15 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
3 13 (36.11%) Python
4 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 11 (30.56%) Ansible
5 11 (30.56%) DevOps
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 8 (22.22%) JBoss
7 8 (22.22%) Apache
7 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
8 7 (19.44%) Perl
8 7 (19.44%) Perforce
8 7 (19.44%) F5
8 7 (19.44%) Capistrano
9 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (16.67%) High Availability
9 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) CentOS

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (22.22%) Apache
1 8 (22.22%) JBoss
1 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) SAS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) NAS
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) FTP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.78%) Skype
5 1 (2.78%) SMTP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.78%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
2 5 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 4 (11.11%) GCC
3 4 (11.11%) MSI
3 4 (11.11%) NuGet
3 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.67%) CentOS
5 5 (13.89%) Unix
6 3 (8.33%) Debian
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) DevOps
2 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.67%) High Availability
4 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Line Management
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Open Source
7 2 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) API Development
8 1 (2.78%) API Integration
8 1 (2.78%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
1 13 (36.11%) Python
2 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) VBScript
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CCNP
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Docker
4 2 (5.56%) KVM
4 2 (5.56%) Xen
5 1 (2.78%) Gluster
5 1 (2.78%) HDFS
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (41.67%) Puppet
2 11 (30.56%) Ansible
3 7 (19.44%) Capistrano
4 5 (13.89%) yum
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (11.11%) Nagios
5 4 (11.11%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.78%) Cacti
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (2.78%) Icinga
6 1 (2.78%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (2.78%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 7 (19.44%) F5
3 7 (19.44%) Perforce
4 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk
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