Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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

Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 231 206
Rank change year-on-year -38 -25 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1,399 703 2,227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.56% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.65% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 573 1,858
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £76,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 98,184 42,590 124,558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.29% 94.74% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 69,325 35,692 101,241
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,854 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,500 £55,000 £51,644
Median % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.50% +3.29%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in England

Administrator
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Administrator in England.

Salary trend for Administrator in England

Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Administrator in England over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Administrator in England

Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -141 477 £55,000 - 163
South East -21 264 £40,000 +9.38% 74
North of England -17 234 £40,000 - 65
Midlands -16 158 £41,250 -13.16% 50
South West +7 150 £46,500 +3.33% 34
North West -18 144 £42,500 -15.00% 42
West Midlands -33 94 £40,000 -20.00% 29
Yorkshire -66 74 £39,949 +6.53% 16
East of England -81 71 £40,000 -5.88% 46
East Midlands -30 64 £42,500 +13.33% 21
North East -28 16 £39,250 +11.35% 7
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 477 (34.10%) Microsoft
2 406 (29.02%) SQL
3 387 (27.66%) Social Skills
4 376 (26.88%) Windows
5 324 (23.16%) Linux
6 295 (21.09%) Finance
7 282 (20.16%) Azure
8 279 (19.94%) SQL Server
9 222 (15.87%) Active Directory
10 208 (14.87%) PowerShell
11 206 (14.72%) Windows Server
11 206 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
12 184 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
13 180 (12.87%) Salesforce.com
14 173 (12.37%) Microsoft 365
15 171 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
16 163 (11.65%) AWS
17 149 (10.65%) Oracle
18 142 (10.15%) ITIL
19 141 (10.08%) Firewall
20 138 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
21 129 (9.22%) VMware
22 128 (9.15%) DNS
23 126 (9.01%) MySQL
24 116 (8.29%) Python
25 114 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 113 (8.08%) Degree
26 113 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
27 107 (7.65%) ERP
28 105 (7.51%) Performance Tuning

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 95 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 52 (3.72%) MS Exchange
3 41 (2.93%) IIS
4 33 (2.36%) Apache
4 33 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (1.64%) Confluence
6 21 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.22%) nginx
8 15 (1.07%) CMS
9 12 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.57%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.50%) SugarCRM
13 6 (0.43%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.43%) WordPress
14 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.29%) JBoss
15 3 (0.21%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 96 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 96 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.71%) Siemens NX
5 9 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.57%) InVision
6 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.21%) Maya
7 3 (0.21%) NUKE
8 2 (0.14%) Houdini
8 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Smart View
8 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.071%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 65 (4.65%) NetSuite
2 20 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 15 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.71%) Teamcenter
6 8 (0.57%) Maximo
7 7 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
7 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.43%) Sage 1000
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.29%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.21%) Magento
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.21%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.21%) Sage 50
10 3 (0.21%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.21%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 282 (20.16%) Azure
2 173 (12.37%) Microsoft 365
3 163 (11.65%) AWS
4 83 (5.93%) Power Platform
5 62 (4.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 59 (4.22%) SaaS
7 52 (3.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 46 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 44 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
10 29 (2.07%) IaaS
11 28 (2.00%) GitHub
12 26 (1.86%) PaaS
13 25 (1.79%) Force.com
14 22 (1.57%) GCP
15 20 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (1.29%) OneDrive
17 17 (1.22%) Azure Storage
18 16 (1.14%) Power Automate
19 15 (1.07%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 141 (10.08%) Firewall
2 128 (9.15%) DNS
3 88 (6.29%) DHCP
4 68 (4.86%) VPN
5 61 (4.36%) LAN
6 59 (4.22%) WAN
7 55 (3.93%) SAN
8 48 (3.43%) TCP/IP
9 27 (1.93%) Internet
10 24 (1.72%) VoIP
11 21 (1.50%) SSL
12 17 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (1.07%) NAS
14 13 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (0.93%) Wireless
15 12 (0.86%) Network Security
16 10 (0.71%) HTTP
16 10 (0.71%) MPLS
16 10 (0.71%) VLAN
17 9 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 126 (9.01%) MySQL
3 114 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 104 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
5 92 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (5.43%) Power BI
7 60 (4.29%) Oracle Database
7 60 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 47 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 47 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 34 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 33 (2.36%) SQL Server 2016
12 32 (2.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.72%) NoSQL
15 20 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (1.07%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (4.50%) JIRA
2 47 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 24 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.29%) Bitbucket
8 12 (0.86%) Subversion
9 8 (0.57%) Axure RP
9 8 (0.57%) ERwin
10 7 (0.50%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.50%) ClearCase
10 7 (0.50%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.50%) Redmine
10 7 (0.50%) SonarQube
10 7 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.21%) GitLab
13 2 (0.14%) Browser DevTools
13 2 (0.14%) Bundler
General
1 387 (27.66%) Social Skills
2 295 (21.09%) Finance
3 171 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (5.29%) Marketing
5 66 (4.72%) Retail
6 57 (4.07%) Public Sector
7 52 (3.72%) Telecoms
8 50 (3.57%) Manufacturing
9 46 (3.29%) Legal
10 41 (2.93%) Organisational Skills
11 35 (2.50%) Publishing
12 32 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 28 (2.00%) Banking
14 27 (1.93%) Law
15 25 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
16 13 (0.93%) Advertising
16 13 (0.93%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.86%) Front Office
17 12 (0.86%) Games
18 11 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.86%) Web Services
2 31 (2.22%) .NET
2 31 (2.22%) HTML
3 27 (1.93%) XML
4 24 (1.72%) REST
5 21 (1.50%) EDI
6 20 (1.43%) CSS
7 15 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
7 15 (1.07%) JSON
7 15 (1.07%) Visualforce
8 14 (1.00%) LAMP
8 14 (1.00%) Middleware
9 8 (0.57%) CSS3
9 8 (0.57%) HTML5
10 7 (0.50%) Kafka
10 7 (0.50%) SAML
11 5 (0.36%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.21%) JSP
12 3 (0.21%) LDAP
12 3 (0.21%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
2 66 (4.72%) Clustering
3 51 (3.65%) User Experience
4 50 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 42 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 39 (2.79%) Replication
7 37 (2.64%) Analytical Mindset
8 33 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
9 29 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.86%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.00%) LIMS
12 13 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.93%) FMCG
13 11 (0.79%) Tandem
14 10 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.64%) CMDB
15 9 (0.64%) Public Cloud
16 8 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
16 8 (0.57%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 376 (26.88%) Windows
2 324 (23.16%) Linux
3 206 (14.72%) Windows Server
4 100 (7.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (6.29%) Unix
6 87 (6.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 84 (6.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 57 (4.07%) CentOS
9 46 (3.29%) Ubuntu
10 39 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (2.22%) Windows 10
12 22 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (1.00%) Solaris
14 12 (0.86%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.50%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.36%) Android
18 5 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
2 184 (13.15%) Business Intelligence
3 142 (10.15%) ITIL
4 138 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 107 (7.65%) ERP
7 105 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
8 103 (7.36%) CRM
9 96 (6.86%) Analytics
10 94 (6.72%) Migration
11 89 (6.36%) DevOps
12 85 (6.08%) High Availability
13 82 (5.86%) Project Management
14 79 (5.65%) ETL
15 71 (5.08%) Computer Science
15 71 (5.08%) Data Analysis
16 69 (4.93%) Service Delivery
17 65 (4.65%) Data Modelling
18 64 (4.57%) Mentoring
19 62 (4.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 406 (29.02%) SQL
2 208 (14.87%) PowerShell
3 116 (8.29%) Python
4 89 (6.36%) Bash Shell
4 89 (6.36%) T-SQL
5 48 (3.43%) C#
6 43 (3.07%) Apex Code
7 40 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 39 (2.79%) VB
9 38 (2.72%) Java
9 38 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 30 (2.14%) Perl
11 25 (1.79%) PHP
12 18 (1.29%) C
13 13 (0.93%) Go
14 9 (0.64%) VBScript
15 8 (0.57%) PHP 7
15 8 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 7 (0.50%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 113 (8.08%) Degree
2 90 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.93%) MCSA
4 27 (1.93%) MCSE
5 23 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.79%) CCNA
11 10 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.57%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.57%) RHCSA
13 7 (0.50%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (0.50%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.36%) CCA
14 5 (0.36%) CCNP
14 5 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.57%) SLA
2 48 (3.43%) QA
3 37 (2.64%) GDPR
4 33 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.86%) Accessibility
6 22 (1.57%) Data Quality
7 18 (1.29%) PMO
8 16 (1.14%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.71%) Good Clinical Practice
10 7 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.21%) IFRS
14 2 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.14%) GxP
15 1 (0.071%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 222 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 90 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (5.50%) Hyper-V
4 41 (2.93%) Docker
5 29 (2.07%) vSphere
6 19 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.00%) XenApp
8 8 (0.57%) Firmware
8 8 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.50%) iptables
9 7 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.29%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.21%) NFS
14 2 (0.14%) KVM
14 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 50 (3.57%) Ansible
2 37 (2.64%) Puppet
3 36 (2.57%) Kubernetes
4 33 (2.36%) Terraform
5 31 (2.22%) SCCM
6 24 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (1.50%) Nagios
8 19 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (1.07%) Grafana
10 14 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.64%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.64%) Icinga
12 9 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (0.57%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.57%) SCOM
14 7 (0.50%) WSUS
15 6 (0.43%) Galera Cluster
16 5 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 477 (34.10%) Microsoft
2 180 (12.87%) Salesforce.com
3 149 (10.65%) Oracle
4 129 (9.22%) VMware
5 83 (5.93%) Cisco
6 71 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 46 (3.29%) SAP
8 31 (2.22%) Citrix
9 30 (2.14%) ServiceNow
10 29 (2.07%) Conga
11 28 (2.00%) Adobe
12 27 (1.93%) Google
13 26 (1.86%) SonicWALL
14 25 (1.79%) Veeam
15 24 (1.72%) Sage
16 23 (1.64%) Atlassian
16 23 (1.64%) Palo Alto
17 22 (1.57%) Aruba
18 21 (1.50%) NetApp
19 20 (1.43%) Dell