Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 239 218 208
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1,664 897 1,975
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.54% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.62% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,163 651 1,633
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,736 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £43,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.75% +5.45% -2.94%

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 103,929 55,368 110,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.20% 95.04% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71,385 45,937 89,979
10th Percentile £31,625 £32,000 £28,946
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -52 595 £52,500 +0.96% 147
North of England -11 331 £40,000 +6.67% 89
South East -45 299 £41,250 -1.79% 72
North West +16 221 £40,979 +9.28% 47
South West +30 163 £50,000 +14.94% 34
Midlands -50 139 £40,000 +14.29% 80
West Midlands -23 85 £36,250 -6.45% 48
East of England -55 84 £40,000 - 35
Yorkshire -66 81 £50,000 +29.87% 22
East Midlands -60 51 £45,000 +28.57% 32
North East -19 29 £31,250 -5.30% 20
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 463 (27.82%) SQL
2 453 (27.22%) Microsoft
3 408 (24.52%) Social Skills
4 394 (23.68%) Azure
5 384 (23.08%) Windows
6 375 (22.54%) Linux
7 369 (22.18%) SQL Server
7 369 (22.18%) Finance
8 297 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
9 242 (14.54%) Salesforce.com
10 231 (13.88%) Oracle
11 227 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
12 226 (13.58%) ITIL
13 219 (13.16%) Active Directory
14 217 (13.04%) PowerShell
15 206 (12.38%) AWS
15 206 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
16 200 (12.02%) Python
17 187 (11.24%) Microsoft 365
18 170 (10.22%) Windows Server
19 161 (9.68%) DevOps
20 156 (9.38%) Degree
21 154 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
21 154 (9.25%) Analytics
22 152 (9.13%) VMware
23 149 (8.95%) ERP
24 140 (8.41%) MySQL
25 136 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
26 135 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 133 (7.99%) Microsoft Excel

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 84 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 67 (4.03%) IIS
3 48 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 46 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 40 (2.40%) JBoss
6 22 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (0.84%) Apache
9 12 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
11 10 (0.60%) Confluence
12 9 (0.54%) CMS
13 8 (0.48%) nginx
14 7 (0.42%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.24%) SugarCRM
15 4 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.18%) SAS
16 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 133 (7.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.42%) InVision
7 5 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Smart View
9 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 110 (6.61%) NetSuite
2 33 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 28 (1.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 27 (1.62%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.60%) Maximo
7 10 (0.60%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.30%) JDE OneWorld
8 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.24%) Shopify
10 3 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.18%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.18%) Sage 1000
11 2 (0.12%) HFM
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.12%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 394 (23.68%) Azure
2 206 (12.38%) AWS
3 187 (11.24%) Microsoft 365
4 114 (6.85%) Power Platform
5 87 (5.23%) SaaS
6 63 (3.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 47 (2.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 45 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
9 36 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 29 (1.74%) GitHub
11 26 (1.56%) GCP
12 25 (1.50%) IaaS
13 22 (1.32%) PaaS
14 21 (1.26%) OneDrive
15 18 (1.08%) Power Automate
16 17 (1.02%) PowerApps
17 16 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
18 15 (0.90%) Amazon S3
19 13 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
20 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.77%) Firewall
2 95 (5.71%) DNS
3 50 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 49 (2.94%) DHCP
5 44 (2.64%) SAN
6 37 (2.22%) VPN
7 36 (2.16%) LAN
8 31 (1.86%) HTTP
8 31 (1.86%) WAN
9 26 (1.56%) VoIP
10 24 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (1.14%) Internet
12 18 (1.08%) VLAN
13 17 (1.02%) Wireless
14 16 (0.96%) Network Security
15 11 (0.66%) NAS
16 10 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (0.60%) SSL
17 9 (0.54%) SSH
18 7 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (22.18%) SQL Server
2 140 (8.41%) MySQL
3 135 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (7.87%) Oracle Database
5 121 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
6 103 (6.19%) Power BI
7 100 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (4.63%) MongoDB
9 56 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 54 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
11 52 (3.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 43 (2.58%) Relational Database
13 34 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
14 33 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.96%) DB2
17 16 (0.96%) Tableau
18 14 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
19 13 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 80 (4.81%) Git (software)
2 74 (4.45%) Jenkins
3 46 (2.76%) JIRA
4 30 (1.80%) Subversion
5 21 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.66%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.42%) Axure RP
10 6 (0.36%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.24%) GitLab
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.12%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.12%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.12%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (0.12%) Redmine
13 2 (0.12%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 408 (24.52%) Social Skills
2 369 (22.18%) Finance
3 206 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (6.07%) Organisational Skills
5 95 (5.71%) Marketing
6 61 (3.67%) Retail
7 59 (3.55%) Publishing
8 54 (3.25%) Telecoms
9 46 (2.76%) Banking
10 39 (2.34%) Manufacturing
11 37 (2.22%) Law
12 29 (1.74%) Public Sector
13 26 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 22 (1.32%) Legal
15 17 (1.02%) Advertising
16 16 (0.96%) Front Office
17 11 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 11 (0.66%) Social Housing
18 10 (0.60%) Billing
18 10 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.82%) Middleware
2 31 (1.86%) HTML
3 28 (1.68%) EDI
4 25 (1.50%) REST
4 25 (1.50%) Visualforce
5 24 (1.44%) .NET
5 24 (1.44%) XML
6 21 (1.26%) Web Services
7 19 (1.14%) CSS
8 15 (0.90%) COM
9 11 (0.66%) JSON
10 9 (0.54%) Java EE
10 9 (0.54%) Node.js
11 8 (0.48%) EJB
11 8 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (0.48%) Hibernate
11 8 (0.48%) React
11 8 (0.48%) Spring
12 7 (0.42%) CSS3
12 7 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 88 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
2 70 (4.21%) User Experience
3 63 (3.79%) NHS
4 59 (3.55%) Clustering
5 57 (3.43%) Analytical Mindset
6 55 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 54 (3.25%) Driving Licence
8 42 (2.52%) Public Cloud
9 36 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
10 35 (2.10%) Replication
11 32 (1.92%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.08%) CMDB
14 14 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
16 12 (0.72%) LIMS
17 10 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Licensing
18 9 (0.54%) FMCG
18 9 (0.54%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 384 (23.08%) Windows
2 375 (22.54%) Linux
3 170 (10.22%) Windows Server
4 133 (7.99%) Unix
5 106 (6.37%) CentOS
6 83 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 72 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (4.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 63 (3.79%) Windows Server 2016
10 38 (2.28%) Windows 10
11 33 (1.98%) Ubuntu
12 28 (1.68%) Solaris
12 28 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (1.02%) Debian
14 12 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.42%) AIX
16 6 (0.36%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
2 227 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 226 (13.58%) ITIL
4 161 (9.68%) DevOps
5 154 (9.25%) Analytics
5 154 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 149 (8.95%) ERP
7 136 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
8 130 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
9 121 (7.27%) Project Management
10 114 (6.85%) Migration
11 112 (6.73%) High Availability
12 107 (6.43%) Capacity Management
12 107 (6.43%) CRM
13 93 (5.59%) Data Entry
14 91 (5.47%) Change Management
15 86 (5.17%) Computer Science
16 85 (5.11%) Configuration Management
17 84 (5.05%) Data Modelling
18 76 (4.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 463 (27.82%) SQL
2 217 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 200 (12.02%) Python
4 133 (7.99%) Bash
5 93 (5.59%) Shell Script
6 84 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 73 (4.39%) C#
8 61 (3.67%) Perl
9 59 (3.55%) VB
10 51 (3.06%) JavaScript
11 47 (2.82%) Java
12 44 (2.64%) PHP
13 40 (2.40%) Apex Code
14 20 (1.20%) C
14 20 (1.20%) SOQL
15 18 (1.08%) C++
16 10 (0.60%) AWK
16 10 (0.60%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.60%) Korn
16 10 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 156 (9.38%) Degree
2 92 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 54 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 22 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 22 (1.32%) MCSA
6 22 (1.32%) MCSE
7 18 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.84%) RHCE
10 13 (0.78%) OCA
11 12 (0.72%) OCP
11 12 (0.72%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.60%) HNC
13 9 (0.54%) CCNA
13 9 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.54%) HND
14 7 (0.42%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.73%) SLA
2 61 (3.67%) GDPR
3 40 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 34 (2.04%) QA
5 27 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (1.08%) PMO
7 17 (1.02%) Accessibility
8 11 (0.66%) Good Clinical Practice
8 11 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.18%) GLP
11 3 (0.18%) GRC
11 3 (0.18%) IFRS
12 1 (0.060%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 219 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 106 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.82%) Docker
4 43 (2.58%) Hyper-V
5 39 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
6 37 (2.22%) vSphere
7 25 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.78%) XenApp
10 12 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.42%) Firmware
13 7 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.18%) iptables
14 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.12%) Kamailio
15 2 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 83 (4.99%) Ansible
2 65 (3.91%) Puppet
3 45 (2.70%) Terraform
4 40 (2.40%) Data Guard
4 40 (2.40%) SCCM
5 39 (2.34%) Kubernetes
5 39 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 21 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 17 (1.02%) FortiGate
9 16 (0.96%) WSUS
10 15 (0.90%) SCOM
11 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
12 11 (0.66%) Nagios
12 11 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 10 (0.60%) Grafana
13 10 (0.60%) Oracle ZFS
14 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 453 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 242 (14.54%) Salesforce.com
3 231 (13.88%) Oracle
4 152 (9.13%) VMware
5 100 (6.01%) Red Hat
6 59 (3.55%) ServiceNow
7 42 (2.52%) Cisco
8 32 (1.92%) Citrix
9 29 (1.74%) NetApp
10 27 (1.62%) Veritas
11 26 (1.56%) Conga
12 23 (1.38%) IBM
13 22 (1.32%) SAP
14 19 (1.14%) Pardot
15 18 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 17 (1.02%) Brocade
16 17 (1.02%) EMC
17 16 (0.96%) HP
17 16 (0.96%) Veeam
18 15 (0.90%) Adobe