Period
to 24 April 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 174 143
Rank change year-on-year -23 -31 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2,411 3,316 3,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.75% 2.00% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.07% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,084 2,762 3,188
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% -2.35%

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 131,864 160,097 154,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.47% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 105,793 131,902 129,417
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in England

Administrator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in England.

Salary trend for Administrator in England

Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in England over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 -11 1,063 £47,500 - 175
South East -14 552 £40,000 -1.22% 109
North of England +3 357 £40,000 - 123
Yorkshire +39 183 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Midlands -58 181 £40,000 -4.19% 79
North West +3 151 £40,750 +1.88% 65
South West -9 143 £42,000 +20.00% 62
East of England -46 112 £39,000 -8.24% 64
West Midlands -47 102 £37,500 -3.85% 38
East Midlands -19 79 £40,000 -11.11% 41
North East +21 23 £40,000 -9.60% 11
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 896 (37.16%) Linux
2 800 (33.18%) Windows
3 651 (27.00%) Microsoft
4 622 (25.80%) SQL
5 538 (22.31%) SQL Server
6 475 (19.70%) VMware
7 416 (17.25%) Windows Server
8 409 (16.96%) Active Directory
9 369 (15.30%) Finance
10 353 (14.64%) Amazon AWS
11 319 (13.23%) DevOps
12 314 (13.02%) Python
13 298 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 294 (12.19%) Oracle
15 288 (11.95%) Unix
16 274 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
17 270 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 267 (11.07%) PowerShell
19 266 (11.03%) Office 365
20 263 (10.91%) Firewall
21 258 (10.70%) ITIL
22 245 (10.16%) MySQL
23 241 (10.00%) Bash Shell
24 236 (9.79%) Degree
25 230 (9.54%) Red Hat
26 229 (9.50%) Salesforce.com
27 220 (9.12%) CRM
28 213 (8.83%) Puppet
29 206 (8.54%) DNS
30 204 (8.46%) CentOS

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
1 178 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 149 (6.18%) Apache
3 103 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 80 (3.32%) IIS
5 77 (3.19%) nginx
6 39 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.33%) Confluence
8 26 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 26 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 24 (1.00%) Apache Spark
10 23 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 22 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (0.87%) WordPress
13 14 (0.58%) CMS
14 13 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.50%) SAS
16 11 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
17 10 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 149 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.041%) Autodesk Smoke
8 1 (0.041%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.041%) InDesign
8 1 (0.041%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.041%) Revit
Business Applications
1 60 (2.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 48 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (1.58%) NetSuite
4 19 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
8 7 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.25%) Infor SunSystems
9 6 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
10 5 (0.21%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (0.17%) SystmOne
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.083%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 353 (14.64%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 266 (11.03%) Office 365
4 67 (2.78%) SaaS
5 52 (2.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 48 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
7 39 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (1.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 32 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 30 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (0.79%) Slack
12 18 (0.75%) Force.com
12 18 (0.75%) IaaS
13 16 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 15 (0.62%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.62%) PaaS
15 14 (0.58%) OneDrive
16 13 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 263 (10.91%) Firewall
2 206 (8.54%) DNS
3 154 (6.39%) TCP/IP
4 134 (5.56%) SAN
5 117 (4.85%) VPN
6 114 (4.73%) LAN
7 107 (4.44%) WAN
8 106 (4.40%) DHCP
9 62 (2.57%) VLAN
10 54 (2.24%) Internet
11 47 (1.95%) Skype
12 44 (1.82%) Network Security
13 43 (1.78%) VoIP
14 40 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (1.49%) iSCSI
16 34 (1.41%) Wireless
17 30 (1.24%) NAS
18 25 (1.04%) HTTP
19 23 (0.95%) SSL
20 19 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 245 (10.16%) MySQL
3 170 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 146 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 133 (5.52%) Oracle Database
7 113 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 93 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 88 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
10 86 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 83 (3.44%) SQL Server 2016
12 79 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 78 (3.24%) MongoDB
14 68 (2.82%) NoSQL
15 65 (2.70%) Big Data
16 55 (2.28%) MariaDB
17 51 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
17 51 (2.12%) RDBMS
18 45 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
18 45 (1.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 111 (4.60%) Jenkins
2 99 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 58 (2.41%) JIRA
4 24 (1.00%) Subversion
5 23 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 21 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.79%) Mercurial
7 19 (0.79%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.62%) Artifactory
9 14 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (0.50%) Travis CI
11 11 (0.46%) GitLab
12 10 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.37%) Hudson
13 9 (0.37%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.33%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.25%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.25%) Maven
16 5 (0.21%) Bitbucket
16 5 (0.21%) Gradle
General
1 369 (15.30%) Finance
2 120 (4.98%) Retail
3 92 (3.82%) Marketing
4 78 (3.24%) Banking
5 51 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 48 (1.99%) Law
7 43 (1.78%) Legal
8 40 (1.66%) Games
9 38 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.08%) Advertising
11 21 (0.87%) Billing
12 19 (0.79%) Back Office
12 19 (0.79%) Publishing
13 10 (0.41%) Electronics
13 10 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.37%) Local Government
15 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.12%) Military
16 2 (0.083%) French Language
16 2 (0.083%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (4.60%) Web Services
2 108 (4.48%) LAMP
3 52 (2.16%) .NET
4 44 (1.82%) LDAP
5 42 (1.74%) HTML
6 38 (1.58%) Kafka
7 36 (1.49%) Visualforce
8 32 (1.33%) XML
9 31 (1.29%) CSS
9 31 (1.29%) LAPP Stack
10 28 (1.16%) LEMP Stack
11 27 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
11 27 (1.12%) Middleware
12 23 (0.95%) ASP.NET
13 18 (0.75%) JSON
13 18 (0.75%) REST
14 15 (0.62%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.62%) Node.js
14 15 (0.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 15 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 172 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (6.97%) Replication
3 144 (5.97%) Clustering
4 121 (5.02%) Data Centre
5 80 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 77 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
7 62 (2.57%) Fintech
8 40 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
9 30 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
10 26 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 25 (1.04%) Driving Licence
12 24 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
13 21 (0.87%) PKI
13 21 (0.87%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.83%) NHS
15 19 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
16 18 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
18 16 (0.66%) User Experience
19 15 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 896 (37.16%) Linux
2 800 (33.18%) Windows
3 416 (17.25%) Windows Server
4 288 (11.95%) Unix
5 204 (8.46%) CentOS
6 179 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 165 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 139 (5.77%) Ubuntu
9 138 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 97 (4.02%) Windows 10
11 85 (3.53%) Debian
12 71 (2.94%) Solaris
13 57 (2.36%) Windows 7
14 26 (1.08%) AIX
14 26 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 24 (1.00%) Android
16 23 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (0.58%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (13.23%) DevOps
2 274 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
3 258 (10.70%) ITIL
4 220 (9.12%) CRM
5 199 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
6 196 (8.13%) High Availability
7 190 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 165 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
9 164 (6.80%) Migration
10 137 (5.68%) Configuration Management
11 131 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (4.23%) Open Source
13 91 (3.77%) Workflow
14 89 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 84 (3.48%) Computer Science
16 81 (3.36%) Business Continuity
17 80 (3.32%) Project Management
18 78 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
18 78 (3.24%) Change Management
18 78 (3.24%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 622 (25.80%) SQL
2 314 (13.02%) Python
3 267 (11.07%) PowerShell
4 241 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 186 (7.71%) T-SQL
6 178 (7.38%) Shell Script
7 113 (4.69%) Perl
8 106 (4.40%) Ruby
9 66 (2.74%) Java
10 62 (2.57%) Apex Code
11 55 (2.28%) PHP
12 54 (2.24%) JavaScript
13 44 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.62%) C#
15 26 (1.08%) C
16 22 (0.91%) VBScript
17 21 (0.87%) Go
18 17 (0.71%) Korn
18 17 (0.71%) VB
19 16 (0.66%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 236 (9.79%) Degree
2 166 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 76 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (3.07%) MCSA
6 67 (2.78%) MCSE
7 63 (2.61%) SC Cleared
8 45 (1.87%) CCNA
8 45 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 39 (1.62%) DV Cleared
10 33 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
11 23 (0.95%) OCP
12 21 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.83%) MCP
14 19 (0.79%) MCITP
14 19 (0.79%) OCA
15 16 (0.66%) RHCE
16 15 (0.62%) MCDBA
17 12 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 11 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.86%) SLA
2 59 (2.45%) GDPR
3 51 (2.12%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.91%) PMO
5 20 (0.83%) QA
6 19 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.54%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.50%) HL7
9 12 (0.50%) ISO 22301
9 12 (0.50%) ISO 9000
9 12 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.25%) COBIT
11 5 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.083%) MiFID
15 1 (0.041%) PSD2
System Software
1 409 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 298 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (8.21%) Docker
4 177 (7.34%) Hyper-V
5 99 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
7 66 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
8 52 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
9 51 (2.12%) vSphere
10 45 (1.87%) KVM
11 44 (1.82%) XenApp
12 28 (1.16%) iptables
13 24 (1.00%) NFS
14 17 (0.71%) Postfix
15 13 (0.54%) pfSense
16 12 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.46%) Firmware
17 11 (0.46%) Xen
18 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 213 (8.83%) Puppet
2 196 (8.13%) Ansible
3 93 (3.86%) Kubernetes
4 88 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (2.65%) Nagios
5 64 (2.65%) SCCM
6 57 (2.36%) Terraform
7 54 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 48 (1.99%) Data Guard
9 38 (1.58%) ZABBIX
10 32 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
11 31 (1.29%) HAProxy
12 24 (1.00%) Prometheus
12 24 (1.00%) WSUS
13 23 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 22 (0.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 21 (0.87%) Perfmon
16 19 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
17 17 (0.71%) NetBackup
18 16 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 651 (27.00%) Microsoft
2 475 (19.70%) VMware
3 294 (12.19%) Oracle
4 230 (9.54%) Red Hat
5 229 (9.50%) Salesforce.com
6 173 (7.18%) Cisco
7 89 (3.69%) Citrix
8 88 (3.65%) HP
9 75 (3.11%) SAP
10 59 (2.45%) Veeam
11 43 (1.78%) SolarWinds
12 42 (1.74%) Google
13 33 (1.37%) EMC
13 33 (1.37%) Sage
14 29 (1.20%) NetApp
14 29 (1.20%) Pardot
14 29 (1.20%) Sybase
15 28 (1.16%) ServiceNow
16 27 (1.12%) IBM
16 27 (1.12%) RedGate