The median annual salary for an Administrator was £41,650 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 128 107
Rank change year-on-year -34 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1902 2407 2856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.27% 2.60% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.70% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1628 1994 2369
Median salary £41,650 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,325
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 756 £45,000 -10.00% 88
South East +11 443 £42,500 +6.25% 56
Yorkshire -10 142 £41,000 +13.88% 24
North West -31 139 £37,500 +7.14% 17
East of England -38 133 £35,750 -8.33% 22
South West +14 117 £34,500 +1.46% 12
West Midlands -10 113 £40,000 +14.28% 21
East Midlands -51 49 £35,571 -5.14% 7
North East 0 9 £40,000 -4.76% 4
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 1446 (39.40%) Linux
2 1314 (35.80%) Windows
3 1029 (28.04%) SQL
4 965 (26.29%) SQL Server
5 904 (24.63%) Microsoft
6 761 (20.74%) VMware
7 715 (19.48%) Finance
8 647 (17.63%) Windows Server
9 638 (17.38%) Active Directory
10 496 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
11 490 (13.35%) Red Hat
12 485 (13.22%) Oracle
13 467 (12.72%) DevOps
14 463 (12.62%) Unix
15 460 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 440 (11.99%) Puppet
17 425 (11.58%) Firewall
18 404 (11.01%) Python
19 379 (10.33%) PowerShell
20 373 (10.16%) ITIL
21 369 (10.05%) MySQL
22 368 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
23 362 (9.86%) DNS
24 357 (9.73%) High Availability
25 347 (9.46%) Bash Shell
26 339 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 331 (9.02%) Ansible
28 329 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
29 321 (8.75%) Degree
30 308 (8.39%) Amazon AWS

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
1 288 (7.85%) Apache
2 282 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 223 (6.08%) IIS
4 221 (6.02%) MS Exchange
5 116 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 103 (2.81%) nginx
7 99 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 92 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 55 (1.50%) OpenStack
10 54 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 52 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 49 (1.34%) CMS
13 41 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 40 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
15 37 (1.01%) Skype for Business
16 29 (0.79%) WebLogic
17 25 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
18 24 (0.65%) JBoss
19 22 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 223 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.14%) EngageOne
8 5 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.11%) Abaqus
9 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.082%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.082%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.054%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 63 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 22 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.57%) NetSuite
6 19 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
7 16 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 15 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
9 13 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
10 11 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
11 10 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
11 10 (0.27%) HFM
12 9 (0.25%) SAP Business One
13 8 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
14 7 (0.19%) Magento
15 6 (0.16%) Cognos Controller
16 5 (0.14%) iTrent
17 4 (0.11%) Maximo
18 3 (0.082%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 308 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 254 (6.92%) Office 365
3 242 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 100 (2.72%) SaaS
5 56 (1.53%) PaaS
6 38 (1.04%) IaaS
7 29 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 22 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.57%) GitHub
11 19 (0.52%) Force.com
12 15 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 10 (0.27%) G Suite
15 10 (0.27%) OpenShift
15 10 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 9 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 425 (11.58%) Firewall
2 362 (9.86%) DNS
3 291 (7.93%) SAN
4 250 (6.81%) TCP/IP
5 220 (5.99%) LAN
6 203 (5.53%) WAN
7 174 (4.74%) DHCP
8 165 (4.50%) Internet
9 161 (4.39%) VPN
10 102 (2.78%) LDAP
10 102 (2.78%) VLAN
11 93 (2.53%) Network Security
12 82 (2.23%) NAS
13 81 (2.21%) HTTP
14 76 (2.07%) Intranet
15 70 (1.91%) VoIP
16 60 (1.63%) iSCSI
17 54 (1.47%) SSL
18 48 (1.31%) SMTP
18 48 (1.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 965 (26.29%) SQL Server
2 369 (10.05%) MySQL
3 280 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 278 (7.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 207 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 183 (4.99%) Oracle Database
7 173 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 160 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 159 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
10 127 (3.46%) NoSQL
11 119 (3.24%) MongoDB
12 109 (2.97%) Relational Database
13 108 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 103 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
15 98 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
16 96 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
17 80 (2.18%) MariaDB
18 76 (2.07%) Hadoop
18 76 (2.07%) RDBMS
19 52 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 128 (3.49%) Jenkins
2 116 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 78 (2.13%) JIRA
4 38 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 34 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 32 (0.87%) Subversion
6 32 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (0.82%) Visual Studio
9 27 (0.74%) Vagrant
10 15 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (0.38%) Bitbucket
11 14 (0.38%) Maven
12 11 (0.30%) Gerrit
13 6 (0.16%) Hudson
13 6 (0.16%) tSQLt
14 5 (0.14%) Gitweb
15 4 (0.11%) Firebug
15 4 (0.11%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 715 (19.48%) Finance
2 214 (5.83%) Banking
3 184 (5.01%) Marketing
4 126 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 72 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 68 (1.85%) Legal
7 62 (1.69%) Retail
8 55 (1.50%) Advertising
9 54 (1.47%) Back Office
10 48 (1.31%) Electronics
11 44 (1.20%) Games
12 35 (0.95%) Law
13 26 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.71%) Publishing
14 16 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.22%) Front Office
17 7 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.19%) German Language
17 7 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (4.99%) LAMP
2 142 (3.87%) XML
3 135 (3.68%) .NET
4 109 (2.97%) CSS
5 106 (2.89%) HTML
6 75 (2.04%) Web Services
7 56 (1.53%) ASP.NET
8 55 (1.50%) Mason
9 51 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
10 37 (1.01%) SOAP
11 34 (0.93%) XSLT
12 32 (0.87%) Middleware
13 24 (0.65%) Kafka
13 24 (0.65%) Visualforce
14 20 (0.54%) SAP Basis
15 18 (0.49%) Node.js
16 17 (0.46%) .NET Framework
16 17 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
17 16 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
18 15 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 275 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (5.23%) Data Centre
3 175 (4.77%) Clustering
4 153 (4.17%) Replication
5 151 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 148 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 70 (1.91%) Public Cloud
8 52 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 45 (1.23%) Fintech
10 44 (1.20%) CMDB
11 43 (1.17%) iSeries
12 35 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
13 31 (0.84%) Fat Client
13 31 (0.84%) Thin Client
14 26 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
14 26 (0.71%) Private Cloud
15 25 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (0.63%) Blackberry
17 21 (0.57%) Data Structures
17 21 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1446 (39.40%) Linux
2 1314 (35.80%) Windows
3 647 (17.63%) Windows Server
4 463 (12.62%) Unix
5 368 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 339 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 329 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 275 (7.49%) CentOS
9 179 (4.88%) Ubuntu
10 164 (4.47%) Debian
11 136 (3.71%) Solaris
12 108 (2.94%) Windows 7
13 75 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 72 (1.96%) Windows 10
15 50 (1.36%) AIX
16 45 (1.23%) Mac OS X
17 35 (0.95%) HPUX
18 28 (0.76%) Windows 8
19 25 (0.68%) VxWorks
20 19 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
2 467 (12.72%) DevOps
3 373 (10.16%) ITIL
4 357 (9.73%) High Availability
5 274 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
6 271 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 233 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 217 (5.91%) Configuration Management
9 210 (5.72%) Migration
10 178 (4.85%) CRM
11 135 (3.68%) Performance Monitoring
11 135 (3.68%) Service Management
12 115 (3.13%) E-Commerce
13 112 (3.05%) Project Management
14 111 (3.02%) ETL
15 108 (2.94%) Workflow
16 107 (2.92%) Service Delivery
17 103 (2.81%) Open Source
18 100 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
19 98 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1029 (28.04%) SQL
2 404 (11.01%) Python
3 379 (10.33%) PowerShell
4 347 (9.46%) Bash Shell
5 281 (7.66%) Perl
6 275 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 237 (6.46%) Shell Script
8 223 (6.08%) Java
9 171 (4.66%) PHP
10 158 (4.31%) Ruby
11 149 (4.06%) JavaScript
12 103 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 69 (1.88%) C
14 66 (1.80%) C#
15 42 (1.14%) Apex Code
16 37 (1.01%) C++
17 29 (0.79%) VB
18 27 (0.74%) Korn
19 16 (0.44%) AWK
20 15 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 321 (8.75%) Degree
2 192 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 148 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 108 (2.94%) MCSE
5 91 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (2.43%) CCNA
6 89 (2.43%) MCSA
7 67 (1.83%) SC Cleared
8 59 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
9 54 (1.47%) OCP
10 51 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 44 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
12 36 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 35 (0.95%) MCP
14 32 (0.87%) RHCE
15 31 (0.84%) CCNP
15 31 (0.84%) OCA
16 19 (0.52%) RHCSA
17 18 (0.49%) MCITP
18 16 (0.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (2.53%) SLA
2 67 (1.83%) QA
3 46 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.84%) PMO
5 28 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 16 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.11%) GDPR
10 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.082%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.054%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.054%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.027%) GPG13
13 1 (0.027%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 1 (0.027%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 638 (17.38%) Active Directory
2 460 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (6.24%) Hyper-V
4 139 (3.79%) Docker
5 104 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
6 97 (2.64%) vSphere
7 81 (2.21%) KVM
8 75 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 61 (1.66%) NFS
9 61 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
10 52 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
11 46 (1.25%) iptables
12 41 (1.12%) XenServer
13 35 (0.95%) XenApp
14 29 (0.79%) Terminal Services
15 23 (0.63%) Varnish
16 22 (0.60%) Samba
16 22 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
17 21 (0.57%) Xen
18 19 (0.52%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 440 (11.99%) Puppet
2 331 (9.02%) Ansible
3 247 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
4 140 (3.81%) Nagios
5 102 (2.78%) SCCM
6 81 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 76 (2.07%) SCOM
8 63 (1.72%) Data Guard
9 50 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
10 48 (1.31%) Salt
11 41 (1.12%) NetBackup
11 41 (1.12%) WSUS
11 41 (1.12%) ZABBIX
12 40 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 36 (0.98%) Kubernetes
14 33 (0.90%) CFEngine
15 31 (0.84%) Opsview
16 28 (0.76%) HAProxy
17 26 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
18 24 (0.65%) Icinga
Vendors
1 904 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 761 (20.74%) VMware
3 490 (13.35%) Red Hat
4 485 (13.22%) Oracle
5 253 (6.89%) Cisco
6 202 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
7 150 (4.09%) HP
8 134 (3.65%) Citrix
9 133 (3.62%) SAP
10 83 (2.26%) EMC
11 71 (1.93%) IBM
12 63 (1.72%) NetApp
13 57 (1.55%) Dell
14 55 (1.50%) Sybase
15 54 (1.47%) Sun
16 53 (1.44%) Juniper
17 52 (1.42%) SolarWinds
18 47 (1.28%) Veritas
19 39 (1.06%) Avaya
19 39 (1.06%) Remedy
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: £27500 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago