Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 171 132
Rank change year-on-year +2 -39 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2,984 3,540 4,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.03% 2.11% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.19% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,456 3,059 3,730
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -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 140,942 161,317 168,994
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,066 130,898 142,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,486
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 +4 1,300 £49,000 +3.16% 182
South East -10 644 £40,000 - 121
North of England -14 445 £37,500 - 104
Yorkshire -4 232 £35,500 -11.25% 41
Midlands -10 204 £40,000 +7.38% 54
East of England -17 196 £36,250 +0.69% 52
North West -1 195 £40,500 +10.20% 50
South West +30 193 £40,000 +14.29% 56
West Midlands +10 120 £42,500 +25.00% 21
East Midlands -14 84 £40,000 - 33
North East -13 18 £35,500 +6.77% 13
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 1,130 (37.87%) Linux
2 960 (32.17%) Windows
3 837 (28.05%) Microsoft
4 798 (26.74%) SQL
5 719 (24.10%) SQL Server
6 561 (18.80%) Active Directory
7 533 (17.86%) VMware
8 510 (17.09%) Windows Server
9 495 (16.59%) Finance
10 407 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
11 403 (13.51%) Python
12 392 (13.14%) DevOps
13 359 (12.03%) PowerShell
14 356 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 353 (11.83%) Oracle
16 352 (11.80%) ITIL
17 317 (10.62%) Unix
17 317 (10.62%) Red Hat
18 315 (10.56%) Bash Shell
19 301 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 294 (9.85%) Puppet
21 288 (9.65%) Firewall
22 281 (9.42%) Degree
23 279 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
24 274 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
25 272 (9.12%) Ansible
26 271 (9.08%) Salesforce.com
27 265 (8.88%) MySQL
28 262 (8.78%) High Availability
29 260 (8.71%) Office 365

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
1 224 (7.51%) SharePoint
2 183 (6.13%) MS Exchange
3 131 (4.39%) IIS
4 129 (4.32%) Apache
5 73 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 51 (1.71%) Skype for Business
7 43 (1.44%) Confluence
8 40 (1.34%) nginx
9 36 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 36 (1.21%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (0.84%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.67%) JBoss
14 18 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
15 17 (0.57%) CMS
15 17 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.57%) WordPress
16 16 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
16 16 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 226 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
2 153 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.034%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.034%) InDesign
8 1 (0.034%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.034%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.034%) Revit
Business Applications
1 75 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 37 (1.24%) NetSuite
4 21 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.23%) HFM
9 7 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
9 7 (0.23%) iTrent
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.13%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.13%) SystmOne
13 3 (0.10%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 407 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 260 (8.71%) Office 365
4 76 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 59 (1.98%) SaaS
6 45 (1.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 43 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
8 30 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 27 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 19 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (0.64%) IaaS
11 18 (0.60%) Force.com
12 15 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.47%) Mimecast
13 14 (0.47%) OpenShift
14 13 (0.44%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.34%) OneDrive
15 10 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.30%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 288 (9.65%) Firewall
2 253 (8.48%) DNS
3 193 (6.47%) SAN
4 189 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 131 (4.39%) DHCP
6 120 (4.02%) Internet
7 111 (3.72%) VPN
8 102 (3.42%) LAN
9 93 (3.12%) WAN
10 84 (2.82%) VLAN
11 62 (2.08%) NAS
12 54 (1.81%) Network Security
13 53 (1.78%) Skype
14 51 (1.71%) HTTP
15 45 (1.51%) Wireless
16 42 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (1.14%) SSH
18 30 (1.01%) VoIP
19 28 (0.94%) SSL
20 26 (0.87%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 265 (8.88%) MySQL
3 251 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 218 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 191 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 189 (6.33%) Oracle Database
7 137 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 135 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
9 108 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 96 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 94 (3.15%) NoSQL
12 92 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
13 90 (3.02%) MongoDB
14 89 (2.98%) Oracle Database 12c
15 83 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
16 74 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 72 (2.41%) DB2
17 72 (2.41%) RDBMS
18 71 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
19 48 (1.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 135 (4.52%) Jenkins
2 128 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 73 (2.45%) JIRA
4 41 (1.37%) TeamCity
5 38 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (1.11%) Subversion
7 27 (0.90%) Mercurial
8 24 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (0.57%) Vagrant
11 16 (0.54%) Hudson
11 16 (0.54%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
14 12 (0.40%) Bitbucket
15 10 (0.34%) MSBuild
15 10 (0.34%) Toad
16 9 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (0.27%) Gradle
17 8 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 495 (16.59%) Finance
2 134 (4.49%) Retail
3 132 (4.42%) Banking
4 127 (4.26%) Marketing
5 96 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.85%) Advertising
7 54 (1.81%) Legal
8 53 (1.78%) Law
9 49 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.07%) Games
11 30 (1.01%) Billing
12 26 (0.87%) Electronics
13 25 (0.84%) Publishing
14 23 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 20 (0.67%) Back Office
16 19 (0.64%) Automotive
17 9 (0.30%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.27%) French Language
18 8 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (3.72%) Web Services
2 94 (3.15%) LAMP
3 63 (2.11%) Visualforce
4 62 (2.08%) .NET
4 62 (2.08%) LDAP
5 51 (1.71%) Middleware
6 47 (1.58%) HTML
7 37 (1.24%) .NET Framework
8 32 (1.07%) CSS
9 21 (0.70%) Kafka
10 19 (0.64%) Node.js
11 17 (0.57%) XML
12 14 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (0.44%) ASP.NET
13 13 (0.44%) Spring
14 12 (0.40%) Entity Framework
15 11 (0.37%) Flash
16 10 (0.34%) React
16 10 (0.34%) SOAP
17 9 (0.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 192 (6.43%) Clustering
2 183 (6.13%) Replication
3 156 (5.23%) Data Centre
4 136 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 78 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 45 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
8 44 (1.47%) Fintech
9 39 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
10 36 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 30 (1.01%) Public Cloud
12 27 (0.90%) Hedge funds
13 26 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
14 25 (0.84%) CMDB
15 22 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 22 (0.74%) PKI
16 21 (0.70%) Mainframe
17 19 (0.64%) Driving Licence
18 17 (0.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,130 (37.87%) Linux
2 960 (32.17%) Windows
3 510 (17.09%) Windows Server
4 317 (10.62%) Unix
5 242 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 195 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 178 (5.97%) CentOS
8 175 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 136 (4.56%) Windows 10
10 121 (4.05%) Windows 7
11 107 (3.59%) Solaris
12 105 (3.52%) Ubuntu
13 71 (2.38%) Debian
14 43 (1.44%) AIX
15 31 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
16 25 (0.84%) Mac OS X
17 23 (0.77%) SUSE
18 22 (0.74%) Mac OS
18 22 (0.74%) Windows 8
19 19 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (13.14%) DevOps
2 352 (11.80%) ITIL
3 279 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
4 274 (9.18%) Performance Tuning
5 262 (8.78%) High Availability
6 243 (8.14%) Configuration Management
7 226 (7.57%) CRM
8 221 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 199 (6.67%) Migration
10 173 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
11 172 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
12 109 (3.65%) Service Delivery
13 107 (3.59%) Computer Science
13 107 (3.59%) Project Management
14 101 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
14 101 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 99 (3.32%) Open Source
16 98 (3.28%) ERP
17 94 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
18 89 (2.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 798 (26.74%) SQL
2 403 (13.51%) Python
3 359 (12.03%) PowerShell
4 315 (10.56%) Bash Shell
5 201 (6.74%) T-SQL
6 198 (6.64%) Perl
7 148 (4.96%) Shell Script
8 114 (3.82%) Ruby
9 111 (3.72%) Java
10 85 (2.85%) PHP
11 75 (2.51%) Apex Code
12 73 (2.45%) JavaScript
13 70 (2.35%) C#
14 62 (2.08%) Korn
15 39 (1.31%) PL/SQL
16 36 (1.21%) C
17 32 (1.07%) Bourne shell
18 30 (1.01%) SOQL
19 25 (0.84%) VB
20 21 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 281 (9.42%) Degree
2 185 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (2.92%) MCSE
4 75 (2.51%) MCSA
5 73 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 67 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 51 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 45 (1.51%) CCNA
10 38 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
11 34 (1.14%) RHCE
12 32 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 30 (1.01%) RHCSA
14 26 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.84%) MCP
15 25 (0.84%) OCP
16 23 (0.77%) MCITP
16 23 (0.77%) OCA
17 19 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
18 16 (0.54%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.08%) SLA
2 51 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 43 (1.44%) PMO
4 38 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.04%) GDPR
6 30 (1.01%) QA
7 21 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.13%) COBIT
12 2 (0.067%) PSD2
13 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.034%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 561 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 301 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (5.86%) Docker
4 147 (4.93%) Hyper-V
5 106 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 85 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
7 79 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
8 51 (1.71%) vSphere
9 46 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
10 35 (1.17%) NFS
11 33 (1.11%) XenApp
12 29 (0.97%) Firmware
12 29 (0.97%) KVM
13 28 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 23 (0.77%) pfSense
15 20 (0.67%) iptables
16 18 (0.60%) GlusterFS
17 17 (0.57%) Terminal Services
18 16 (0.54%) Samba
19 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 294 (9.85%) Puppet
2 272 (9.12%) Ansible
3 161 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (3.22%) Kubernetes
4 96 (3.22%) Terraform
5 85 (2.85%) SCCM
6 79 (2.65%) Nagios
7 51 (1.71%) ZABBIX
8 50 (1.68%) Data Guard
9 47 (1.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 46 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 43 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 43 (1.44%) SCOM
12 35 (1.17%) NetBackup
13 33 (1.11%) HAProxy
14 30 (1.01%) vCenter Server
15 25 (0.84%) Salt
15 25 (0.84%) WSUS
16 22 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
17 20 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 837 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 533 (17.86%) VMware
3 353 (11.83%) Oracle
4 317 (10.62%) Red Hat
5 271 (9.08%) Salesforce.com
6 182 (6.10%) Cisco
7 116 (3.89%) Citrix
8 94 (3.15%) HP
9 88 (2.95%) SAP
10 74 (2.48%) Google
11 71 (2.38%) EMC
11 71 (2.38%) ServiceNow
12 63 (2.11%) NetApp
13 61 (2.04%) IBM
14 57 (1.91%) Veritas
15 47 (1.58%) Dell
16 44 (1.47%) BMC
17 43 (1.44%) Veeam
18 38 (1.27%) Remedy
19 33 (1.11%) SolarWinds