Period
to 24 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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

Administrator
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 194 163
Rank change year-on-year -4 -31 -58
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 999 1,293 1,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.70% 1.87% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.95% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1,074 1,331
London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 56,023 66,325 65,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 95.69% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45,734 54,301 54,854
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in London.

Salary trend for Administrator in London

Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Administrator in London

Administrator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the London region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Central London -7 259 £50,000 - 75
South London +37 56 £45,000 +12.50% 13
West London +12 55 £52,500 +16.67% 45
East London +6 10 £52,500 +16.67% 10
North London +5 4 £43,000 -2.82%
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 399 (39.94%) Linux
2 339 (33.93%) Windows
3 240 (24.02%) SQL
4 228 (22.82%) VMware
5 226 (22.62%) Microsoft
6 196 (19.62%) SQL Server
7 193 (19.32%) Finance
8 191 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
9 171 (17.12%) Active Directory
10 160 (16.02%) Salesforce.com
11 152 (15.22%) Windows Server
12 145 (14.51%) Python
13 141 (14.11%) DevOps
14 135 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 135 (13.51%) CRM
15 131 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 128 (12.81%) MySQL
17 126 (12.61%) Docker
18 122 (12.21%) ITIL
19 121 (12.11%) Office 365
20 119 (11.91%) CentOS
21 117 (11.71%) Ansible
22 115 (11.51%) PowerShell
23 114 (11.41%) Bash Shell
24 107 (10.71%) Puppet
25 103 (10.31%) Unix
25 103 (10.31%) Shell Script
26 100 (10.01%) High Availability
27 98 (9.81%) Firewall
28 97 (9.71%) Red Hat

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 91 (9.11%) SharePoint
2 76 (7.61%) Apache
3 53 (5.31%) nginx
4 33 (3.30%) IIS
5 27 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 23 (2.30%) MS Exchange
7 22 (2.20%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.30%) Confluence
9 11 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.40%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.40%) SugarCRM
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Autodesk Smoke
5 1 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 46 (4.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 20 (2.00%) NetSuite
3 17 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.60%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.40%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.20%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.10%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 191 (19.12%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (12.11%) Office 365
4 45 (4.50%) SaaS
5 42 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (4.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 25 (2.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 20 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (1.50%) Power Platform
11 12 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (1.10%) PaaS
13 10 (1.00%) FinancialForce
13 10 (1.00%) G Suite
13 10 (1.00%) Slack
14 8 (0.80%) IaaS
14 8 (0.80%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 98 (9.81%) Firewall
2 91 (9.11%) DNS
3 68 (6.81%) TCP/IP
4 45 (4.50%) VPN
5 41 (4.10%) SAN
6 37 (3.70%) DHCP
7 29 (2.90%) LAN
7 29 (2.90%) WAN
8 22 (2.20%) VLAN
9 16 (1.60%) Network Security
10 15 (1.50%) Internet
11 14 (1.40%) NAS
12 13 (1.30%) SSL
13 11 (1.10%) VoIP
14 10 (1.00%) NetScaler
14 10 (1.00%) Skype
15 9 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (0.90%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (19.62%) SQL Server
2 128 (12.81%) MySQL
3 74 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 46 (4.60%) MongoDB
7 45 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 37 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (3.60%) Big Data
9 36 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 36 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 35 (3.50%) NoSQL
10 35 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 31 (3.10%) MariaDB
12 28 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
12 28 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 25 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 44 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.90%) JIRA
4 16 (1.60%) Artifactory
5 12 (1.20%) Travis CI
6 11 (1.10%) Subversion
7 10 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.80%) GitLab
8 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.60%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.30%) Hudson
11 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.20%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (0.20%) GoCD
13 1 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.10%) CMake
13 1 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 193 (19.32%) Finance
2 61 (6.11%) Banking
3 56 (5.61%) Marketing
4 45 (4.50%) Retail
5 29 (2.90%) Law
6 21 (2.10%) Games
7 18 (1.80%) Advertising
7 18 (1.80%) Legal
8 15 (1.50%) Publishing
9 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.50%) Back Office
10 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Billing
12 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Front Office
13 1 (0.10%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.71%) LAMP
2 62 (6.21%) Web Services
3 28 (2.80%) Kafka
4 23 (2.30%) LEMP Stack
5 20 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
6 18 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (1.70%) HTML
8 16 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (1.50%) XML
10 13 (1.30%) .NET
10 13 (1.30%) LDAP
11 10 (1.00%) YAML
12 8 (0.80%) REST
12 8 (0.80%) Visualforce
13 6 (0.60%) CSS
13 6 (0.60%) JSON
14 5 (0.50%) HTML5
14 5 (0.50%) Middleware
15 4 (0.40%) EDI
15 4 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.91%) Clustering
3 67 (6.71%) Replication
4 48 (4.80%) Fintech
5 47 (4.70%) Data Centre
6 37 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (2.20%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.80%) PKI
11 15 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.40%) NHS
13 10 (1.00%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.70%) User Experience
15 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.70%) Wiki
16 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 399 (39.94%) Linux
2 339 (33.93%) Windows
3 152 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 119 (11.91%) CentOS
5 103 (10.31%) Unix
6 91 (9.11%) Ubuntu
7 70 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (3.60%) Debian
11 24 (2.40%) Windows 10
12 18 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (1.70%) Windows 7
14 15 (1.50%) Mac OS
15 14 (1.40%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.20%) Solaris
17 9 (0.90%) Android
17 9 (0.90%) OpenBSD
17 9 (0.90%) VyOS
18 4 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (14.11%) DevOps
2 135 (13.51%) CRM
3 122 (12.21%) ITIL
4 100 (10.01%) High Availability
5 94 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
6 80 (8.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 73 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (7.21%) Migration
9 62 (6.21%) Workflow
10 59 (5.91%) Performance Tuning
11 48 (4.80%) Business Continuity
11 48 (4.80%) Open Source
12 46 (4.60%) Configuration Management
13 44 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 41 (4.10%) Computer Science
14 41 (4.10%) Project Management
14 41 (4.10%) Server Management
15 39 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
15 39 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (3.90%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 240 (24.02%) SQL
2 145 (14.51%) Python
3 115 (11.51%) PowerShell
4 114 (11.41%) Bash Shell
5 103 (10.31%) Shell Script
6 72 (7.21%) T-SQL
7 54 (5.41%) Ruby
8 44 (4.40%) Perl
9 30 (3.00%) Java
10 28 (2.80%) Apex Code
10 28 (2.80%) JavaScript
11 18 (1.80%) Clojure
12 12 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.90%) C#
14 8 (0.80%) C
14 8 (0.80%) PHP
14 8 (0.80%) VBScript
15 6 (0.60%) Groovy
15 6 (0.60%) VBA
16 3 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 89 (8.91%) Degree
2 69 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (3.70%) MCSA
4 32 (3.20%) MCSE
5 24 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.40%) CCNA
9 11 (1.10%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.80%) MCDBA
11 8 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.80%) RHCE
12 7 (0.70%) CISSP
13 6 (0.60%) CISA
14 4 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (0.40%) CCSP
14 4 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (0.40%) OCA
14 4 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.70%) Data Quality
1 17 (1.70%) Solvency II
2 14 (1.40%) SLA
3 12 (1.20%) HL7
3 12 (1.20%) ISO 22301
3 12 (1.20%) ISO 9000
4 9 (0.90%) QA
5 6 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.50%) GDPR
6 5 (0.50%) MiFID
7 4 (0.40%) COBIT
8 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) PMO
9 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 171 (17.12%) Active Directory
2 131 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (12.61%) Docker
4 57 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 39 (3.90%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (2.70%) vSphere
7 24 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (2.30%) KVM
9 21 (2.10%) XenApp
10 16 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (1.50%) Postfix
12 10 (1.00%) iptables
13 7 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.70%) Firmware
14 6 (0.60%) NFS
14 6 (0.60%) pfSense
15 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.40%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 117 (11.71%) Ansible
2 107 (10.71%) Puppet
3 57 (5.71%) Kubernetes
4 41 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (3.60%) SCCM
6 33 (3.30%) Nagios
6 33 (3.30%) Terraform
7 31 (3.10%) Failover Clustering
8 21 (2.10%) Perfmon
8 21 (2.10%) Prometheus
9 18 (1.80%) ZABBIX
10 15 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
11 13 (1.30%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.10%) Ambari
12 11 (1.10%) Data Guard
13 10 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (0.90%) Backup Exec
14 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 9 (0.90%) vCenter Server
15 8 (0.80%) logstash
Vendors
1 228 (22.82%) VMware
2 226 (22.62%) Microsoft
3 160 (16.02%) Salesforce.com
4 97 (9.71%) Red Hat
5 82 (8.21%) Oracle
6 71 (7.11%) Cisco
7 39 (3.90%) Citrix
8 32 (3.20%) SolarWinds
9 31 (3.10%) Veeam
10 30 (3.00%) HP
11 26 (2.60%) RedGate
12 24 (2.40%) Hortonworks
13 19 (1.90%) Sage
14 17 (1.70%) EMC
15 16 (1.60%) Pardot
16 13 (1.30%) Google
16 13 (1.30%) IBM
17 12 (1.20%) Sybase
18 11 (1.10%) JD Edwards
18 11 (1.10%) SAP