Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 132 106
Rank change year-on-year -37 -26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 3574 4522 5773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.12% 2.53% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.62% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3744 5001
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +2.41%

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 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -60 1459 £47,500 -5.00% 89
South East -11 802 £42,000 +1.20% 53
North of England +7 593 £37,500 - 36
Yorkshire +52 326 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Midlands -12 289 £36,250 +2.11% 33
East of England -16 264 £35,000 -5.41% 29
North West -45 241 £35,000 - 22
South West -23 172 £35,000 +0.83% 10
West Midlands -2 171 £35,000 -5.41% 13
East Midlands -20 119 £40,000 +14.29% 20
North East -16 27 £34,000 -17.07% 1
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1261 (35.28%) Linux
2 1119 (31.31%) Windows
3 928 (25.97%) SQL
4 920 (25.74%) Microsoft
5 863 (24.15%) SQL Server
6 691 (19.33%) Finance
7 633 (17.71%) VMware
8 586 (16.40%) Active Directory
9 572 (16.00%) Windows Server
10 478 (13.37%) Firewall
11 443 (12.40%) PowerShell
12 442 (12.37%) ITIL
13 441 (12.34%) DevOps
14 439 (12.28%) Oracle
15 406 (11.36%) MySQL
16 391 (10.94%) Puppet
16 391 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
17 389 (10.88%) DNS
18 384 (10.74%) Unix
18 384 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
19 383 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 373 (10.44%) Red Hat
21 349 (9.76%) Python
22 336 (9.40%) Ansible
23 333 (9.32%) Degree
24 328 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
25 319 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 317 (8.87%) Bash Shell
27 308 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
28 305 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting 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
1 300 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 281 (7.86%) Apache
3 244 (6.83%) MS Exchange
4 153 (4.28%) IIS
5 133 (3.72%) nginx
6 87 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 75 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 64 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 58 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 53 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 48 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
12 43 (1.20%) OpenStack
13 37 (1.04%) Skype for Business
13 37 (1.04%) WebSphere
14 34 (0.95%) CMS
15 27 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 25 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
17 24 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
17 24 (0.67%) IBM Notes
18 20 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 203 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (0.62%) InfoPath
6 13 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.14%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.056%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.028%) Houdini
11 1 (0.028%) Maya
11 1 (0.028%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 87 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.26%) NetSuite
3 28 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 21 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.31%) HFM
7 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 7 (0.20%) Magento
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.20%) Relativity
9 7 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
10 6 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
11 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.11%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 384 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 328 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 286 (8.00%) Office 365
4 79 (2.21%) SaaS
5 53 (1.48%) IaaS
6 45 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (1.15%) PaaS
8 25 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.62%) GitHub
11 21 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 19 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
13 17 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.45%) Force.com
14 16 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 15 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.39%) FinancialForce
17 10 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 478 (13.37%) Firewall
2 389 (10.88%) DNS
3 282 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 265 (7.41%) SAN
5 241 (6.74%) VPN
6 178 (4.98%) WAN
7 177 (4.95%) LAN
8 176 (4.92%) DHCP
9 108 (3.02%) Network Security
10 107 (2.99%) Internet
10 107 (2.99%) VLAN
11 74 (2.07%) HTTP
12 71 (1.99%) Intranet
13 66 (1.85%) LDAP
14 63 (1.76%) NAS
15 57 (1.59%) BGP
16 52 (1.45%) VoIP
17 47 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
17 47 (1.32%) SSL
18 45 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 863 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 406 (11.36%) MySQL
3 319 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 305 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 214 (5.99%) Oracle Database
6 192 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 172 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 156 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 134 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 128 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
11 112 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 110 (3.08%) MongoDB
13 109 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
14 104 (2.91%) Oracle Database 12c
15 94 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
16 90 (2.52%) NoSQL
17 82 (2.29%) Relational Database
18 60 (1.68%) MariaDB
18 60 (1.68%) RDBMS
19 48 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 124 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 113 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 66 (1.85%) JIRA
4 57 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 41 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 32 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (0.78%) Vagrant
9 26 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 25 (0.70%) Subversion
11 24 (0.67%) MSBuild
12 23 (0.64%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.31%) Travis CI
14 7 (0.20%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.20%) tSQLt
15 6 (0.17%) Ant
15 6 (0.17%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (0.11%) GitLab
General
1 691 (19.33%) Finance
2 221 (6.18%) Banking
3 145 (4.06%) Marketing
4 127 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 91 (2.55%) Advertising
6 90 (2.52%) Retail
7 84 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 62 (1.73%) Electronics
9 52 (1.45%) Games
10 48 (1.34%) Law
11 43 (1.20%) Back Office
12 35 (0.98%) Legal
13 30 (0.84%) International Banking
14 22 (0.62%) Investment Banking
15 20 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.50%) Military
17 16 (0.45%) Publishing
18 8 (0.22%) Billing
18 8 (0.22%) French Language
19 6 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (4.50%) LAMP
2 136 (3.81%) .NET
3 95 (2.66%) Web Services
4 91 (2.55%) HTML
5 84 (2.35%) LEMP Stack
6 78 (2.18%) CSS
7 65 (1.82%) Mason
8 42 (1.18%) Middleware
8 42 (1.18%) XML
9 38 (1.06%) Visualforce
10 34 (0.95%) REST
11 26 (0.73%) jQuery
12 25 (0.70%) ASP.NET
13 22 (0.62%) POSIX
14 19 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
15 16 (0.45%) SAP Basis
16 13 (0.36%) SOAP
17 12 (0.34%) COM
18 11 (0.31%) HTML5
18 11 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 217 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (5.76%) Clustering
3 167 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 164 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 153 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 152 (4.25%) Replication
7 67 (1.87%) Fintech
8 59 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 45 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
10 37 (1.04%) User Experience
11 28 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 25 (0.70%) Driving Licence
13 24 (0.67%) Private Cloud
14 21 (0.59%) Digital Media
15 20 (0.56%) CMDB
16 17 (0.48%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (0.42%) iPad
18 15 (0.42%) SWIFT
19 14 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1261 (35.28%) Linux
2 1119 (31.31%) Windows
3 572 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 384 (10.74%) Unix
5 298 (8.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 272 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 253 (7.08%) CentOS
8 235 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 218 (6.10%) Ubuntu
10 119 (3.33%) Debian
11 102 (2.85%) Windows 7
12 90 (2.52%) Windows 10
13 89 (2.49%) Solaris
14 63 (1.76%) AIX
15 47 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (0.81%) HPUX
17 25 (0.70%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.67%) Windows 8
19 17 (0.48%) CoreOS
20 16 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (12.37%) ITIL
2 441 (12.34%) DevOps
3 391 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
4 308 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 299 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
6 278 (7.78%) Configuration Management
7 267 (7.47%) High Availability
8 263 (7.36%) CRM
9 262 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
10 223 (6.24%) Migration
11 152 (4.25%) Service Management
12 137 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
13 131 (3.67%) E-Commerce
14 113 (3.16%) ERP
15 108 (3.02%) Open Source
16 100 (2.80%) Change Management
16 100 (2.80%) ETL
17 96 (2.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 96 (2.69%) Time Management
18 91 (2.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 928 (25.97%) SQL
2 443 (12.40%) PowerShell
3 349 (9.76%) Python
4 317 (8.87%) Bash Shell
5 246 (6.88%) T-SQL
6 200 (5.60%) Shell Script
7 194 (5.43%) Perl
8 171 (4.78%) PHP
9 131 (3.67%) Java
10 116 (3.25%) JavaScript
11 92 (2.57%) Ruby
12 76 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 69 (1.93%) C#
14 66 (1.85%) Apex Code
15 63 (1.76%) C
16 43 (1.20%) VB
17 17 (0.48%) Korn
18 15 (0.42%) C++
19 12 (0.34%) Bourne shell
19 12 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 333 (9.32%) Degree
2 245 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 127 (3.55%) MCSE
4 125 (3.50%) Security Cleared
5 108 (3.02%) MCSA
6 92 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (2.27%) CCNA
8 79 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 63 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 47 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 46 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
12 43 (1.20%) OCP
13 39 (1.09%) RHCE
14 37 (1.04%) MCITP
15 34 (0.95%) MCP
16 32 (0.90%) CCNP
17 27 (0.76%) CISSP
18 25 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
19 24 (0.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.28%) SLA
2 67 (1.87%) QA
3 45 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 42 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 36 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 34 (0.95%) PMO
7 31 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.34%) GDPR
10 9 (0.25%) COBIT
11 7 (0.20%) GCP
12 6 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
13 5 (0.14%) GxP
14 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.084%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.084%) SSAE 16
16 2 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
17 1 (0.028%) HL7
17 1 (0.028%) Solvency II
System Software
1 586 (16.40%) Active Directory
2 383 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (5.82%) Hyper-V
4 194 (5.43%) Docker
5 110 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
6 81 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 77 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
8 71 (1.99%) vSphere
9 57 (1.59%) NFS
10 54 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
11 52 (1.45%) iptables
12 47 (1.32%) KVM
13 38 (1.06%) XenApp
14 26 (0.73%) Terminal Services
15 25 (0.70%) Samba
16 19 (0.53%) GlusterFS
17 18 (0.50%) XenServer
18 15 (0.42%) Varnish
18 15 (0.42%) Xen
19 14 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 391 (10.94%) Puppet
2 336 (9.40%) Ansible
3 222 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (3.75%) Nagios
5 109 (3.05%) SCCM
6 84 (2.35%) Kubernetes
7 67 (1.87%) Data Guard
8 66 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
9 47 (1.32%) Terraform
10 45 (1.26%) Salt
11 44 (1.23%) SCOM
12 43 (1.20%) ZABBIX
13 37 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 36 (1.01%) WSUS
15 30 (0.84%) NetBackup
16 29 (0.81%) HAProxy
17 28 (0.78%) Cacti
18 26 (0.73%) CFEngine
19 23 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
19 23 (0.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 920 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 633 (17.71%) VMware
3 439 (12.28%) Oracle
4 373 (10.44%) Red Hat
5 270 (7.55%) Cisco
6 233 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
7 149 (4.17%) HP
8 128 (3.58%) Citrix
9 124 (3.47%) SAP
10 70 (1.96%) IBM
11 53 (1.48%) EMC
11 53 (1.48%) Google
11 53 (1.48%) SolarWinds
12 52 (1.45%) NetApp
13 45 (1.26%) Veeam
14 44 (1.23%) Sybase
15 41 (1.15%) Juniper
16 40 (1.12%) F5
17 36 (1.01%) Veritas
18 35 (0.98%) RedGate