Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 113 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 53 39 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.12% 1.47% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.52% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 25
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,000 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% -14.12% +1.49%
10th Percentile £27,875 £23,500 £28,850
90th Percentile £50,625 £52,500 £58,750
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +1.27% -3.66%

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 2,357 2,559 2,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 96.49% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,457 1,593 1,467
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Linux
4 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
4 13 (24.53%) VMware
5 11 (20.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
5 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (18.87%) Technical Leadership
6 10 (18.87%) Oracle
6 10 (18.87%) Finance
7 9 (16.98%) Middleware
7 9 (16.98%) SLA
7 9 (16.98%) Unix
7 9 (16.98%) LDAP
7 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
7 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
7 9 (16.98%) DevOps
8 8 (15.09%) LAN
8 8 (15.09%) WAN
8 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
8 8 (15.09%) DNS
8 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (13.21%) Degree
9 7 (13.21%) Firmware
9 7 (13.21%) Migration
9 7 (13.21%) Storage Management

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 5 (9.43%) Apache
1 5 (9.43%) JBoss
1 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 3 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) DNS
1 8 (15.09%) LAN
1 8 (15.09%) WAN
2 5 (9.43%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) SMTP
5 1 (1.89%) SSH
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.89%) Informix
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) GCC
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) LDAP
1 9 (16.98%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) LAMP
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
1 6 (11.32%) Replication
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) CMDB
4 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.77%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Unix
3 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) AIX
8 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.89%) CentOS
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (20.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (18.87%) Technical Leadership
3 9 (16.98%) DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) Decision-Making
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) Storage Management
5 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Statistics
7 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.55%) BPR
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Change Control
7 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.66%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) VBScript
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.89%) C-shell
7 1 (1.89%) Java
7 1 (1.89%) Korn
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) MCP
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) OCP
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.21%) Firmware
4 5 (9.43%) NFS
5 4 (7.55%) Docker
5 4 (7.55%) Samba
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Ansible
2 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.66%) Puppet
3 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.89%) Cacti
4 1 (1.89%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.89%) Terraform
4 1 (1.89%) vMotion
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.55%) Veritas
6 3 (5.66%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Adobe
8 1 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco
8 1 (1.89%) Cognos
8 1 (1.89%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Perforce
8 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.89%) Splunk
8 1 (1.89%) Sun
8 1 (1.89%) Talend