Period
to 1 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 191 171
Rank change year-on-year -11 -20 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1,791 2,484 3,342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.65% 1.81% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.89% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 2,206 2,855
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £41,947 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.30% - -

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 103,361 131,754 159,062
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 95.98% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 83,491 106,301 131,593
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 -29 732 £50,000 +5.26% 97
South East -18 366 £40,000 - 104
North of England -7 242 £37,500 -6.25% 55
Midlands +64 197 £38,500 -3.75% 39
East of England +58 127 £37,500 -5.06% 38
West Midlands +68 126 £42,500 +10.39% 31
South West +7 121 £37,500 -8.54% 28
North West +12 116 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Yorkshire -46 78 £40,000 +6.67% 24
East Midlands +25 71 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North East +34 48 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 598 (33.39%) Windows
2 594 (33.17%) Microsoft
3 535 (29.87%) SQL
4 437 (24.40%) SQL Server
5 423 (23.62%) Linux
6 387 (21.61%) Active Directory
7 364 (20.32%) Azure
8 360 (20.10%) VMware
9 295 (16.47%) Windows Server
10 279 (15.58%) Finance
11 268 (14.96%) Office 365
12 243 (13.57%) ITIL
13 237 (13.23%) AWS
14 236 (13.18%) PowerShell
15 227 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
16 222 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 193 (10.78%) Degree
18 187 (10.44%) DevOps
19 169 (9.44%) DNS
20 161 (8.99%) Oracle
21 157 (8.77%) Firewall
22 155 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
23 154 (8.60%) Python
24 151 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
25 149 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
26 145 (8.10%) Salesforce.com
27 144 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
28 135 (7.54%) CRM
29 127 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
29 127 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

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
1 111 (6.20%) MS Exchange
2 108 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.07%) Confluence
4 30 (1.68%) OpenStack
5 29 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.45%) IIS
7 22 (1.23%) Apache
8 18 (1.01%) Skype for Business
9 17 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.67%) CMS
11 12 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.56%) WordPress
14 9 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.50%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.50%) nginx
15 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 113 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.45%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.056%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.056%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.056%) SPSS
6 1 (0.056%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 36 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.84%) NetSuite
3 29 (1.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.22%) Magento
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.17%) Shopify
6 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.056%) HFM
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.056%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.056%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.056%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 364 (20.32%) Azure
2 268 (14.96%) Office 365
3 237 (13.23%) AWS
4 89 (4.97%) Power Platform
5 60 (3.35%) SaaS
6 55 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
7 45 (2.51%) GCP
8 42 (2.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 41 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 34 (1.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 32 (1.79%) IaaS
12 26 (1.45%) OneDrive
12 26 (1.45%) PaaS
13 25 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (1.12%) PowerApps
15 19 (1.06%) G Suite
16 18 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (0.61%) GitHub
18 8 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
19 7 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 169 (9.44%) DNS
2 157 (8.77%) Firewall
3 102 (5.70%) DHCP
4 85 (4.75%) LAN
5 78 (4.36%) TCP/IP
6 76 (4.24%) WAN
7 66 (3.69%) SAN
8 47 (2.62%) VPN
9 40 (2.23%) VoIP
10 35 (1.95%) VLAN
11 32 (1.79%) Wireless
12 27 (1.51%) Internet
13 26 (1.45%) Skype
14 24 (1.34%) BGP
14 24 (1.34%) HTTP
15 22 (1.23%) Intranet
16 17 (0.95%) Network Security
17 16 (0.89%) NAS
17 16 (0.89%) SNMP
18 15 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 127 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 111 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 96 (5.36%) MySQL
5 90 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 85 (4.75%) Oracle Database
7 67 (3.74%) Power BI
8 66 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (3.46%) Relational Database
9 62 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
11 45 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 38 (2.12%) RDBMS
13 36 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 34 (1.90%) MongoDB
15 31 (1.73%) OLAP
16 28 (1.56%) Big Data
16 28 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 71 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 67 (3.74%) JIRA
3 31 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.17%) Subversion
5 20 (1.12%) Bitbucket
6 14 (0.78%) GitLab
7 10 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.28%) PeopleTools
8 5 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.17%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.17%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.17%) Selenium
9 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.11%) Postman
10 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.056%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 279 (15.58%) Finance
2 83 (4.63%) Retail
3 68 (3.80%) Marketing
4 50 (2.79%) Public Sector
5 49 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.95%) Legal
8 33 (1.84%) Law
9 31 (1.73%) Banking
10 22 (1.23%) Advertising
11 13 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.67%) Back Office
12 12 (0.67%) Electronics
12 12 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.39%) Games
14 5 (0.28%) Billing
15 4 (0.22%) Front Office
15 4 (0.22%) Military
16 3 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.35%) .NET
2 38 (2.12%) Middleware
3 33 (1.84%) XML
4 28 (1.56%) LAMP
5 26 (1.45%) HTML
6 24 (1.34%) Visualforce
7 23 (1.28%) CSS
7 23 (1.28%) SAP Basis
7 23 (1.28%) Web Services
8 22 (1.23%) LDAP
9 20 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
10 13 (0.73%) EDI
11 9 (0.50%) SailPoint
12 7 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (0.34%) Ajax
13 6 (0.34%) YAML
14 5 (0.28%) 802.1X
14 5 (0.28%) Node.js
14 5 (0.28%) REST
15 4 (0.22%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 92 (5.14%) Clustering
4 81 (4.52%) Data Centre
5 72 (4.02%) Replication
5 72 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (2.07%) Public Cloud
7 33 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
8 24 (1.34%) User Experience
9 23 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.23%) AS400
10 22 (1.23%) iSeries
10 22 (1.23%) Reinsurance
11 17 (0.95%) EMC VNX
12 14 (0.78%) CMDB
13 13 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (0.73%) NHS
14 12 (0.67%) EPoS
14 12 (0.67%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.61%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 598 (33.39%) Windows
2 423 (23.62%) Linux
3 295 (16.47%) Windows Server
4 105 (5.86%) Unix
4 105 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (4.13%) Windows 10
6 70 (3.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 60 (3.35%) CentOS
8 59 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (3.07%) Ubuntu
10 35 (1.95%) Windows 7
11 34 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (1.45%) Solaris
13 20 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2019
15 13 (0.73%) Android
15 13 (0.73%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.67%) Debian
17 11 (0.61%) AIX
17 11 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (13.57%) ITIL
2 227 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
3 187 (10.44%) DevOps
4 151 (8.43%) Performance Tuning
5 149 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 144 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (7.54%) CRM
8 113 (6.31%) High Availability
9 112 (6.25%) Migration
10 108 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
10 108 (6.03%) Service Management
11 100 (5.58%) Change Management
12 89 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 85 (4.75%) Computer Science
14 81 (4.52%) Data Management
15 80 (4.47%) Project Management
16 75 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
17 69 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 63 (3.52%) ETL
18 63 (3.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 535 (29.87%) SQL
2 236 (13.18%) PowerShell
3 154 (8.60%) Python
4 95 (5.30%) T-SQL
5 94 (5.25%) Bash Shell
6 79 (4.41%) Shell Script
7 71 (3.96%) Java
8 62 (3.46%) JavaScript
9 51 (2.85%) Ruby
10 36 (2.01%) Perl
11 32 (1.79%) Apex Code
11 32 (1.79%) PHP
12 29 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 26 (1.45%) C
14 22 (1.23%) RPG
15 19 (1.06%) ABAP
16 18 (1.01%) Go
16 18 (1.01%) Groovy
16 18 (1.01%) Scala
17 17 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 193 (10.78%) Degree
2 127 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 75 (4.19%) MCSA
5 72 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 59 (3.29%) MCSE
7 56 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 37 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (1.90%) CCNA
11 19 (1.06%) DV Cleared
11 19 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (0.67%) RHCE
15 10 (0.56%) CCA
16 8 (0.45%) MCITP
16 8 (0.45%) RHCSA
17 7 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
17 7 (0.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.41%) SLA
2 36 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.90%) QA
4 27 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.45%) GDPR
6 21 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 21 (1.17%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.95%) PMO
8 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 387 (21.61%) Active Directory
2 222 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (4.91%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.80%) Docker
5 59 (3.29%) vSphere
6 43 (2.40%) XenApp
7 41 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
8 37 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (1.62%) XenDesktop
10 28 (1.56%) Terminal Server
11 22 (1.23%) VirtualBox
12 17 (0.95%) KVM
13 16 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (0.67%) Firmware
15 9 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.45%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.34%) NFS
17 6 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 4 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (5.70%) Ansible
2 99 (5.53%) SCCM
3 71 (3.96%) Puppet
4 67 (3.74%) Terraform
5 58 (3.24%) SCOM
6 42 (2.35%) Kubernetes
7 28 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 19 (1.06%) vCenter Server
10 16 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 15 (0.84%) Nagios
11 15 (0.84%) WSUS
12 12 (0.67%) Avamar
13 10 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
15 8 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (0.34%) Backup Exec
16 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
17 5 (0.28%) Icinga
17 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 594 (33.17%) Microsoft
2 360 (20.10%) VMware
3 161 (8.99%) Oracle
4 145 (8.10%) Salesforce.com
5 102 (5.70%) Red Hat
6 95 (5.30%) Cisco
7 74 (4.13%) ServiceNow
8 73 (4.08%) Citrix
9 56 (3.13%) SAP
10 49 (2.74%) Dell
11 44 (2.46%) HP
12 42 (2.35%) Google
13 41 (2.29%) NetApp
14 39 (2.18%) Pardot
15 36 (2.01%) EMC
16 24 (1.34%) LogicMonitor
17 23 (1.28%) Tableau
18 21 (1.17%) Veeam
19 18 (1.01%) AppDynamics
20 17 (0.95%) CommVault