Period
to 15 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 168 168
Rank change year-on-year -36 0 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2,210 3,237 3,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.71% 2.08% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.16% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 2,651 3,139
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,125 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -0.64%

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 123,926 149,607 159,914
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.15% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99,528 121,425 129,068
England median annual salary £51,138 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.28% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -24 912 £50,000 +4.17% 137
South East -40 444 £42,500 +6.25% 137
North of England -47 296 £35,500 -11.25% 113
Midlands -17 214 £37,500 -6.25% 73
South West -23 179 £42,500 +13.33% 76
East of England +23 162 £36,500 -6.41% 57
North West -30 136 £35,000 -17.65% 48
West Midlands -4 123 £37,500 -6.25% 48
Yorkshire -70 121 £37,500 - 57
East Midlands -22 90 £36,970 -9.28% 25
North East +32 39 £37,000 +9.63% 8
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 760 (34.39%) Windows
2 726 (32.85%) Linux
3 630 (28.51%) Microsoft
4 553 (25.02%) SQL
5 513 (23.21%) SQL Server
6 418 (18.91%) Active Directory
7 409 (18.51%) Windows Server
8 375 (16.97%) Finance
9 371 (16.79%) VMware
10 338 (15.29%) Azure
11 297 (13.44%) AWS
12 291 (13.17%) Office 365
13 253 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
14 236 (10.68%) Salesforce.com
15 231 (10.45%) High Availability
16 230 (10.41%) DNS
17 228 (10.32%) ITIL
18 225 (10.18%) Unix
19 223 (10.09%) PowerShell
20 219 (9.91%) DevOps
20 219 (9.91%) Python
21 218 (9.86%) Firewall
22 207 (9.37%) Oracle
23 204 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
24 201 (9.10%) Red Hat
25 199 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
26 197 (8.91%) Microsoft Office
27 187 (8.46%) Bash Shell
28 182 (8.24%) CRM
29 175 (7.92%) Hyper-V

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
1 139 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 133 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 74 (3.35%) Apache
4 50 (2.26%) IIS
5 46 (2.08%) nginx
6 33 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 27 (1.22%) Confluence
9 26 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.13%) Skype for Business
11 17 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (0.72%) Apache Spark
12 16 (0.72%) CMS
13 14 (0.63%) ArcGIS
13 14 (0.63%) JBoss
14 13 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.50%) WordPress
16 9 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 9 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 197 (8.91%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.090%) Windchill
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.045%) Autodesk Smoke
9 1 (0.045%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 48 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 45 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (1.27%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.36%) Workfront
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.27%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.27%) Shopify
7 6 (0.27%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.18%) HFM
9 4 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
9 4 (0.18%) Magento
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.14%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 338 (15.29%) Azure
2 297 (13.44%) AWS
3 291 (13.17%) Office 365
4 84 (3.80%) SaaS
5 55 (2.49%) Power Platform
5 55 (2.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 54 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 49 (2.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 36 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
9 32 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.22%) GCP
11 26 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (0.90%) FinancialForce
13 17 (0.77%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.72%) OneDrive
14 16 (0.72%) PaaS
15 14 (0.63%) IaaS
16 11 (0.50%) Mimecast
17 10 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 230 (10.41%) DNS
2 218 (9.86%) Firewall
3 160 (7.24%) SAN
4 145 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 138 (6.24%) DHCP
6 133 (6.02%) VPN
7 122 (5.52%) LAN
8 118 (5.34%) WAN
9 70 (3.17%) HTTP
10 58 (2.62%) Internet
11 49 (2.22%) VoIP
12 47 (2.13%) NAS
13 43 (1.95%) Wireless
14 42 (1.90%) VLAN
15 41 (1.86%) SMTP
16 32 (1.45%) Intranet
16 32 (1.45%) SSL
17 28 (1.27%) SNMP
18 27 (1.22%) Skype
19 26 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 154 (6.97%) MySQL
3 107 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 99 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
6 83 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 76 (3.44%) Oracle Database
10 70 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 68 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 67 (3.03%) RDBMS
13 51 (2.31%) MongoDB
14 49 (2.22%) Power BI
14 49 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 47 (2.13%) Big Data
16 39 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
17 36 (1.63%) NoSQL
18 32 (1.45%) OLAP
19 25 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (3.35%) Git (software)
1 74 (3.35%) JIRA
2 57 (2.58%) Jenkins
3 31 (1.40%) Subversion
4 23 (1.04%) GitLab
5 15 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.50%) Artifactory
8 11 (0.50%) Mercurial
8 11 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (0.23%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.18%) Hudson
13 3 (0.14%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.14%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.090%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 375 (16.97%) Finance
2 98 (4.43%) Marketing
3 81 (3.67%) Retail
4 68 (3.08%) Banking
5 54 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 47 (2.13%) Legal
7 45 (2.04%) Law
8 43 (1.95%) Public Sector
9 33 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.40%) Games
11 19 (0.86%) Advertising
12 14 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.41%) Billing
14 8 (0.36%) Back Office
14 8 (0.36%) Publishing
15 7 (0.32%) Electronics
15 7 (0.32%) Local Government
16 6 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.18%) Automotive
17 4 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (3.80%) Web Services
2 76 (3.44%) LAMP
3 54 (2.44%) HTML
4 46 (2.08%) .NET
5 44 (1.99%) LDAP
5 44 (1.99%) XML
6 36 (1.63%) CSS
7 26 (1.18%) REST
8 20 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 20 (0.90%) Visualforce
9 18 (0.81%) Middleware
10 16 (0.72%) 802.1X
10 16 (0.72%) JSON
11 15 (0.68%) Kafka
12 12 (0.54%) LEMP Stack
13 11 (0.50%) HTML5
13 11 (0.50%) jQuery
14 10 (0.45%) React
14 10 (0.45%) Regular Expression
15 9 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 160 (7.24%) Replication
2 147 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 98 (4.43%) Clustering
5 93 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 68 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 46 (2.08%) PKI
8 38 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
9 35 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 29 (1.31%) Video\Live Streaming
11 27 (1.22%) Hedge funds
12 16 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 16 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (0.72%) IPTV
12 16 (0.72%) MPEG
13 14 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (0.59%) Fat Client
14 13 (0.59%) Thin Client
15 12 (0.54%) Online Games
15 12 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 760 (34.39%) Windows
2 726 (32.85%) Linux
3 409 (18.51%) Windows Server
4 225 (10.18%) Unix
5 158 (7.15%) CentOS
6 152 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 130 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 119 (5.38%) Windows 10
9 111 (5.02%) Ubuntu
10 92 (4.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (3.30%) Solaris
12 61 (2.76%) Windows 7
13 51 (2.31%) Debian
14 32 (1.45%) AIX
15 29 (1.31%) Mac OS
16 22 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 20 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.68%) Fedora
19 14 (0.63%) Android
20 12 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
2 231 (10.45%) High Availability
3 228 (10.32%) ITIL
4 219 (9.91%) DevOps
5 204 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 182 (8.24%) CRM
7 161 (7.29%) Migration
8 157 (7.10%) Performance Tuning
9 136 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 121 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
11 103 (4.66%) Configuration Management
12 100 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 86 (3.89%) Capacity Planning
14 85 (3.85%) Project Management
15 81 (3.67%) Change Management
15 81 (3.67%) ERP
16 79 (3.57%) Service Management
17 78 (3.53%) Workflow
18 77 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
19 75 (3.39%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 553 (25.02%) SQL
2 223 (10.09%) PowerShell
3 219 (9.91%) Python
4 187 (8.46%) Bash Shell
5 107 (4.84%) Shell Script
6 101 (4.57%) T-SQL
7 70 (3.17%) Perl
8 56 (2.53%) Java
9 50 (2.26%) PHP
10 46 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 46 (2.08%) Ruby
11 34 (1.54%) C
11 34 (1.54%) Korn
12 32 (1.45%) C#
13 25 (1.13%) VBA
14 20 (0.90%) Apex Code
15 16 (0.72%) Bourne shell
16 14 (0.63%) AWK
16 14 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.63%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 174 (7.87%) Degree
2 113 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 102 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (3.39%) MCSE
5 63 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.95%) CCNA
7 43 (1.95%) MCSA
8 42 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (1.40%) DV Cleared
10 28 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
11 19 (0.86%) CCNP
11 19 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 19 (0.86%) OCP
12 17 (0.77%) RHCE
13 14 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.59%) OCA
15 12 (0.54%) RHCSA
16 10 (0.45%) AWS Certification
16 10 (0.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (2.81%) SLA
2 36 (1.63%) GDPR
3 32 (1.45%) QA
4 30 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.50%) PMO
8 7 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.23%) MiFID
10 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.045%) COBIT
12 1 (0.045%) NIST
System Software
1 418 (18.91%) Active Directory
2 199 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 115 (5.20%) Docker
5 87 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
6 70 (3.17%) vSphere
7 39 (1.76%) XenApp
8 34 (1.54%) KVM
9 30 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
11 22 (1.00%) iptables
11 22 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 17 (0.77%) GlusterFS
13 17 (0.77%) Xen
14 15 (0.68%) Firmware
15 14 (0.63%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.54%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.50%) DRBD
18 10 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 155 (7.01%) Ansible
2 144 (6.52%) Puppet
3 117 (5.29%) SCCM
4 80 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (3.26%) Nagios
6 64 (2.90%) Kubernetes
7 55 (2.49%) ZABBIX
8 39 (1.76%) SCOM
9 38 (1.72%) WSUS
10 35 (1.58%) Terraform
11 25 (1.13%) Red Hat Satellite
12 24 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
13 23 (1.04%) NetBackup
14 22 (1.00%) Data Guard
15 20 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 19 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
17 18 (0.81%) Backup Exec
17 18 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 17 (0.77%) Oracle ZFS
19 15 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 630 (28.51%) Microsoft
2 371 (16.79%) VMware
3 236 (10.68%) Salesforce.com
4 207 (9.37%) Oracle
5 201 (9.10%) Red Hat
6 138 (6.24%) Cisco
7 84 (3.80%) Citrix
8 63 (2.85%) SAP
9 51 (2.31%) HP
10 38 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 36 (1.63%) Veeam
12 34 (1.54%) IBM
12 34 (1.54%) Veritas
13 32 (1.45%) EMC
14 30 (1.36%) Google
15 27 (1.22%) Pardot
16 25 (1.13%) Splunk
17 24 (1.09%) NetApp
18 23 (1.04%) Sage
19 22 (1.00%) Tableau