Period
to 22 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 180 172
Rank change year-on-year -19 -8 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1,993 2,690 3,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.71% 1.91% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.99% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 2,227 2,950
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,250 £27,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% -1.18% -

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 111,351 135,442 156,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.94% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 89,770 109,378 128,259
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £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 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -23 820 £48,000 +1.05% 157
South East -27 425 £40,000 - 112
North of England -46 231 £37,500 -3.85% 127
Midlands +36 191 £37,500 -11.76% 82
South West +3 166 £37,662 -5.85% 59
East of England +50 157 £37,500 - 61
North West 0 127 £38,750 -3.96% 54
West Midlands +22 105 £35,750 -15.88% 43
East Midlands +30 86 £40,000 - 39
Yorkshire -73 67 £40,000 +6.67% 52
North East +26 37 £36,750 -0.68% 21
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 658 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 648 (32.51%) Windows
3 612 (30.71%) SQL
4 520 (26.09%) Linux
5 510 (25.59%) SQL Server
6 405 (20.32%) Azure
7 381 (19.12%) Active Directory
8 349 (17.51%) VMware
9 331 (16.61%) Windows Server
10 327 (16.41%) Office 365
11 293 (14.70%) Finance
12 288 (14.45%) AWS
13 285 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
14 238 (11.94%) PowerShell
15 232 (11.64%) ITIL
16 217 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 208 (10.44%) Salesforce.com
18 203 (10.19%) Oracle
19 184 (9.23%) Degree
20 181 (9.08%) DNS
21 178 (8.93%) CRM
21 178 (8.93%) Firewall
21 178 (8.93%) DevOps
22 173 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
23 156 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
24 151 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
25 147 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
26 144 (7.23%) Python
26 144 (7.23%) High Availability
27 140 (7.02%) SharePoint

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
1 140 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 122 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.31%) Apache
4 39 (1.96%) IIS
5 32 (1.61%) Confluence
6 25 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (1.05%) CMS
7 21 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (0.95%) nginx
8 19 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.75%) Skype for Business
11 13 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.65%) WordPress
12 11 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.45%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 147 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.050%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.050%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.050%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.050%) SPSS
8 1 (0.050%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 61 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.76%) NetSuite
3 30 (1.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.35%) Shopify
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.20%) Magento
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.15%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) HFM
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 405 (20.32%) Azure
2 327 (16.41%) Office 365
3 288 (14.45%) AWS
4 90 (4.52%) Power Platform
5 80 (4.01%) SaaS
6 55 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
6 55 (2.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 50 (2.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 38 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 30 (1.51%) GCP
10 28 (1.40%) PowerApps
11 26 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (1.30%) OneDrive
12 20 (1.00%) IaaS
13 18 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (0.75%) G Suite
15 14 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (0.65%) FinancialForce
17 12 (0.60%) PaaS
18 11 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 181 (9.08%) DNS
2 178 (8.93%) Firewall
3 122 (6.12%) DHCP
4 110 (5.52%) TCP/IP
5 91 (4.57%) LAN
6 82 (4.11%) WAN
7 65 (3.26%) SAN
8 61 (3.06%) VPN
9 44 (2.21%) VoIP
10 41 (2.06%) HTTP
10 41 (2.06%) VLAN
11 32 (1.61%) BGP
12 31 (1.56%) SNMP
13 29 (1.46%) Wireless
14 28 (1.40%) Intranet
15 25 (1.25%) iSCSI
16 24 (1.20%) Internet
17 22 (1.10%) SMTP
17 22 (1.10%) WLAN
18 21 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (25.59%) SQL Server
2 135 (6.77%) MySQL
3 110 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 109 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 98 (4.92%) Oracle Database
6 93 (4.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 90 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 75 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
10 74 (3.71%) RDBMS
11 73 (3.66%) Power BI
12 69 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 65 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
14 63 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
14 63 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (2.16%) OLAP
16 36 (1.81%) MongoDB
17 34 (1.71%) Big Data
18 28 (1.40%) DB2
19 27 (1.35%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 70 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 65 (3.26%) JIRA
3 43 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 32 (1.61%) Subversion
5 26 (1.30%) GitLab
6 12 (0.60%) Bitbucket
7 10 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.30%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.15%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.15%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.15%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.15%) Selenium
11 2 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.10%) Postman
12 1 (0.050%) ScriptRunner
12 1 (0.050%) Zephyr
General
1 293 (14.70%) Finance
2 84 (4.21%) Marketing
3 83 (4.16%) Retail
4 61 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 57 (2.86%) Public Sector
6 46 (2.31%) Banking
7 42 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.91%) Legal
9 27 (1.35%) Law
10 25 (1.25%) Advertising
11 18 (0.90%) Electronics
12 13 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.40%) Back Office
13 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.35%) Billing
15 5 (0.25%) Automotive
15 5 (0.25%) Games
15 5 (0.25%) Local Government
15 5 (0.25%) Publishing
16 4 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.46%) Web Services
2 47 (2.36%) LAMP
3 39 (1.96%) HTML
4 35 (1.76%) .NET
4 35 (1.76%) LDAP
5 34 (1.71%) CSS
6 33 (1.66%) XML
7 25 (1.25%) SAP Basis
8 24 (1.20%) Visualforce
9 22 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
10 20 (1.00%) Middleware
11 18 (0.90%) REST
12 10 (0.50%) 802.1X
13 9 (0.45%) JSON
13 9 (0.45%) SailPoint
14 8 (0.40%) EDI
15 7 (0.35%) SOAP
16 6 (0.30%) HTML5
16 6 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
16 6 (0.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.17%) Replication
3 103 (5.17%) Clustering
4 99 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
5 69 (3.46%) Data Centre
5 69 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 32 (1.61%) User Experience
8 31 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (1.00%) CMDB
10 19 (0.95%) Driving Licence
11 17 (0.85%) PKI
11 17 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 15 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
13 14 (0.70%) IPTV
13 14 (0.70%) MPEG
14 13 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.65%) NHS
15 12 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 648 (32.51%) Windows
2 520 (26.09%) Linux
3 331 (16.61%) Windows Server
4 121 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (5.92%) Unix
6 93 (4.67%) Windows 10
7 90 (4.52%) CentOS
8 70 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (3.26%) Ubuntu
10 55 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (2.51%) Solaris
12 46 (2.31%) Windows 7
13 22 (1.10%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.80%) Debian
15 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.55%) Android
17 10 (0.50%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.45%) Fedora
18 9 (0.45%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (14.30%) Problem-Solving
2 232 (11.64%) ITIL
3 178 (8.93%) CRM
3 178 (8.93%) DevOps
4 156 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 151 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
6 144 (7.23%) High Availability
7 130 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 129 (6.47%) Migration
9 120 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 89 (4.47%) Project Management
12 88 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
13 85 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
14 81 (4.06%) Service Management
15 77 (3.86%) Computer Science
16 76 (3.81%) Workflow
17 75 (3.76%) ETL
18 71 (3.56%) Change Management
19 70 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 612 (30.71%) SQL
2 238 (11.94%) PowerShell
3 144 (7.23%) Python
4 114 (5.72%) Bash Shell
5 112 (5.62%) T-SQL
6 103 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 59 (2.96%) Java
8 50 (2.51%) JavaScript
9 48 (2.41%) Perl
10 35 (1.76%) PHP
11 33 (1.66%) C
12 31 (1.56%) Apex Code
12 31 (1.56%) Ruby
13 27 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.20%) ABAP
15 21 (1.05%) C#
16 14 (0.70%) SOQL
17 12 (0.60%) Korn
17 12 (0.60%) RPG
18 10 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 184 (9.23%) Degree
2 120 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 73 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 57 (2.86%) MCSE
6 50 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 49 (2.46%) MCSA
8 30 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.25%) CCNA
9 25 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
9 25 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (0.75%) RHCE
12 14 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.50%) OCP
14 9 (0.45%) CCNP
14 9 (0.45%) MCITP
15 8 (0.40%) Sun Certification
16 7 (0.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.37%) SLA
2 46 (2.31%) QA
3 38 (1.91%) GDPR
4 31 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 20 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.70%) PMO
7 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.10%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.050%) NIST
System Software
1 381 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 217 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 69 (3.46%) Docker
5 64 (3.21%) vSphere
6 45 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (1.56%) XenApp
8 28 (1.40%) VirtualBox
9 25 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.95%) Firmware
11 16 (0.80%) XenDesktop
12 15 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.65%) KVM
14 10 (0.50%) Varnish
15 9 (0.45%) Terminal Server
16 8 (0.40%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
17 7 (0.35%) Postfix
18 6 (0.30%) NFS
18 6 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 107 (5.37%) SCCM
2 103 (5.17%) Puppet
3 89 (4.47%) Ansible
4 54 (2.71%) Terraform
5 46 (2.31%) SCOM
6 41 (2.06%) Kubernetes
7 39 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (1.76%) Nagios
9 29 (1.46%) ZABBIX
10 25 (1.25%) WSUS
11 21 (1.05%) Jamf Pro
11 21 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
11 21 (1.05%) vCenter Server
12 16 (0.80%) Foglight
13 15 (0.75%) HAProxy
13 15 (0.75%) LiteSpeed
14 13 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
16 10 (0.50%) Consul
16 10 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 658 (33.02%) Microsoft
2 349 (17.51%) VMware
3 208 (10.44%) Salesforce.com
4 203 (10.19%) Oracle
5 127 (6.37%) Red Hat
6 114 (5.72%) Cisco
7 68 (3.41%) SAP
8 65 (3.26%) Citrix
9 58 (2.91%) ServiceNow
10 47 (2.36%) HP
11 45 (2.26%) Pardot
12 44 (2.21%) Google
13 41 (2.06%) Dell
14 35 (1.76%) EMC
15 28 (1.40%) LogicMonitor
16 27 (1.35%) NetApp
17 26 (1.30%) Veeam
18 19 (0.95%) Sage
18 19 (0.95%) Tableau
19 17 (0.85%) McAfee