Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 96 50
Rank change year-on-year -22 -46 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 35 36 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.35% 1.65% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.71% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 83
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,500 £39,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.72% -3.66% +20.59%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,725 £30,650
90th Percentile £45,000 £58,625 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -7.41% +19.12%

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 2,496 2,104 2,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.25% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 1,416 1,694
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £28,285
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.00%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (14.29%) MCITP
6 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 5 (14.29%) Data Management
6 5 (14.29%) CentOS
6 5 (14.29%) MCDBA
7 4 (11.43%) Apache
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 4 (11.43%) JBoss
7 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
7 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 4 (11.43%) Puppet
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server

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 4 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) JBoss
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Force.com
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) SMTP
1 2 (5.71%) SNMP
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) GPRS
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.57%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) GCC
2 2 (5.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) MSI
3 1 (2.86%) NuGet
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) CentOS
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) MVS
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 5 (14.29%) Data Management
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps
3 3 (8.57%) Release Management
4 2 (5.71%) CRM
4 2 (5.71%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (5.71%) High Availability
4 2 (5.71%) Line Management
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Control
5 1 (2.86%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.86%) Web Operations
5 1 (2.86%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.57%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VBA
8 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCDBA
2 5 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) CCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.86%) PMO
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) NFS
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Ansible
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Capistrano
3 2 (5.71%) yum
4 1 (2.86%) Cacti
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) F5
3 3 (8.57%) Perforce
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Capita
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Workday