Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 94 73
Rank change year-on-year -19 -21 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 40 49 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.49% 2.13% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.23% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 70
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,413 £29,300 £30,450
90th Percentile £53,000 £61,625 £57,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2579 2193 2919
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.35% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1437 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,950 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Edinburgh

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

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 Edinburgh region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Puppet
3 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (22.50%) Ansible
4 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (20.00%) Windows
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (17.50%) VMware
6 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) Python
7 6 (15.00%) Apache
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (15.00%) DevOps
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (15.00%) High Availability
8 5 (12.50%) Office 365
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (12.50%) SaaS
8 5 (12.50%) Capistrano
8 5 (12.50%) MCITP
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 5 (12.50%) JBoss

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) LAN
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
1 2 (5.00%) WLAN
2 1 (2.50%) GPRS
2 1 (2.50%) NAS
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) HBase
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.00%) Maven
1 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.00%) GCC
2 2 (5.00%) MSI
2 2 (5.00%) NuGet
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LAMP
2 2 (5.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.50%) MVS
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps
2 6 (15.00%) High Availability
2 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.00%) Data Management
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (5.00%) Line Management
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 4 (10.00%) Java
6 4 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Apex Code
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) VBScript
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCDBA
2 5 (12.50%) MCITP
3 3 (7.50%) CCNA
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCP
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) CCSA
4 1 (2.50%) CCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (25.00%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) Ansible
3 5 (12.50%) Capistrano
4 4 (10.00%) yum
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Nagios
5 2 (5.00%) PowerCLI
5 2 (5.00%) Rundeck
6 1 (2.50%) Cacti
6 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) F5
3 4 (10.00%) Perforce
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy