Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 110 84
Rank change year-on-year +19 -26 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 58 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.30% 1.52% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.58% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,750 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.95% -14.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,136 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,250 £61,375
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

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 2,383 2,588 2,228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 96.14% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,483 1,559 1,433
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,200
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.59%) Linux
3 16 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (25.86%) Oracle
5 13 (22.41%) Windows
5 13 (22.41%) SLA
5 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
6 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
7 11 (18.97%) Finance
7 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
7 11 (18.97%) LAN
7 11 (18.97%) WAN
7 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
8 10 (17.24%) Unix
8 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (17.24%) VMware
9 9 (15.52%) ITIL
9 9 (15.52%) LDAP
9 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
10 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (13.79%) Apache
10 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
10 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
10 8 (13.79%) DNS
10 8 (13.79%) Degree
10 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (12.07%) Migration
11 7 (12.07%) LAMP

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 (13.79%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.62%) JBoss
4 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Office 365
4 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) LAN
1 11 (18.97%) WAN
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) SMTP
5 1 (1.72%) SSH
5 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.17%) MySQL
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.72%) Informix
9 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) GCC
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) LDAP
2 7 (12.07%) LAMP
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (8.62%) Middleware
5 2 (3.45%) Node.js
6 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Replication
2 4 (6.90%) Clustering
2 4 (6.90%) CMDB
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Fintech
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Unix
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) Solaris
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.52%) ITIL
5 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.07%) Decision-Making
5 7 (12.07%) Migration
5 7 (12.07%) Storage Management
6 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.62%) CRM
6 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.62%) DevOps
6 5 (8.62%) Statistics
7 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.90%) BPR
7 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
2 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.17%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.72%) C-shell
6 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) OCP
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.17%) MCP
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Firmware
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (8.62%) NFS
5 4 (6.90%) Docker
5 4 (6.90%) Samba
6 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Data Guard
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.62%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) Ansible
3 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) Cacti
4 2 (3.45%) Capistrano
4 2 (3.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle
3 10 (17.24%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.17%) Veritas
6 2 (3.45%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) Perforce
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.45%) Splunk
7 1 (1.72%) Apple
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) Cognos
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) Pardot
7 1 (1.72%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) Talend