Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 183 119
Rank change year-on-year +4 -64 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1,300 1,443 1,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.97% 1.95% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.06% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,301 1,713
London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 62,901 70,132 71,208
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.79% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 51,539 55,654 61,251
London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 15 December 2018.

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 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
Central London +6 283 £48,000 -2.04% 65
West London +5 88 £52,500 +31.25% 40
South London +44 67 £38,000 -5.00% 10
North London +21 17 £41,500 +3.11% 3
East London 0 13 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Administrator
England

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

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 London region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 526 (40.46%) Linux
2 413 (31.77%) Windows
3 324 (24.92%) Microsoft
4 289 (22.23%) SQL
5 288 (22.15%) SQL Server
6 250 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 246 (18.92%) Finance
8 244 (18.77%) VMware
9 219 (16.85%) DevOps
10 218 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
11 213 (16.38%) Windows Server
12 211 (16.23%) Python
13 201 (15.46%) PowerShell
14 187 (14.38%) Red Hat
15 180 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
16 179 (13.77%) Ansible
17 177 (13.62%) Puppet
18 168 (12.92%) Salesforce.com
19 161 (12.38%) Bash Shell
20 157 (12.08%) ITIL
21 147 (11.31%) Unix
22 143 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
23 130 (10.00%) DNS
24 128 (9.85%) Oracle
25 124 (9.54%) Office 365
25 124 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
26 122 (9.38%) Configuration Management
27 121 (9.31%) Firewall
28 113 (8.69%) Perl
29 112 (8.62%) CRM

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
1 105 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 90 (6.92%) MS Exchange
3 58 (4.46%) IIS
4 52 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 51 (3.92%) Apache
6 23 (1.77%) Skype for Business
7 22 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (1.54%) Confluence
9 19 (1.46%) nginx
10 15 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.00%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.54%) WordPress
15 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 93 (7.15%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.077%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.077%) Revit
Business Applications
1 37 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 20 (1.54%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.54%) iTrent
7 7 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.38%) HFM
9 5 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.31%) SystmOne
11 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.23%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
13 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
13 1 (0.077%) JDE OneWorld
13 1 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 218 (16.77%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (9.54%) Office 365
4 50 (3.85%) SaaS
5 45 (3.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (1.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 22 (1.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 13 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.85%) Force.com
11 10 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.54%) G Suite
14 5 (0.38%) Datadog
14 5 (0.38%) GitHub
14 5 (0.38%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.31%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 130 (10.00%) DNS
2 121 (9.31%) Firewall
3 105 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 92 (7.08%) SAN
5 77 (5.92%) Internet
6 64 (4.92%) DHCP
7 52 (4.00%) VPN
8 47 (3.62%) LAN
9 45 (3.46%) WAN
10 37 (2.85%) NAS
11 34 (2.62%) Wireless
12 33 (2.54%) VLAN
13 28 (2.15%) HTTP
14 24 (1.85%) SSH
14 24 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (1.69%) Skype
16 14 (1.08%) SMTP
17 13 (1.00%) BGP
17 13 (1.00%) BIG-IP
17 13 (1.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 77 (5.92%) Oracle Database
3 77 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (5.69%) MySQL
5 64 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 58 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 52 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 30 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
12 29 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
13 27 (2.08%) MongoDB
13 27 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 24 (1.85%) NoSQL
16 21 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (1.54%) Big Data
18 19 (1.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 90 (6.92%) Jenkins
2 69 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.92%) TeamCity
4 33 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (2.46%) JIRA
6 26 (2.00%) Subversion
7 14 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (1.08%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.77%) Hudson
8 10 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (0.62%) Toad
10 8 (0.62%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.54%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.31%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.31%) GitLab
13 4 (0.31%) Selenium
14 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 246 (18.92%) Finance
2 103 (7.92%) Banking
3 70 (5.38%) Retail
4 66 (5.08%) Advertising
5 57 (4.38%) Marketing
6 36 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.54%) Law
8 28 (2.15%) Legal
9 22 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.15%) Publishing
11 13 (1.00%) Games
12 8 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.38%) French Language
13 5 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.31%) International Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
17 1 (0.077%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.54%) Web Services
2 54 (4.15%) LAMP
3 31 (2.38%) .NET
3 31 (2.38%) LDAP
4 24 (1.85%) Visualforce
5 19 (1.46%) .NET Framework
6 17 (1.31%) HTML
7 12 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
8 11 (0.85%) Flash
8 11 (0.85%) Node.js
9 10 (0.77%) CSS
9 10 (0.77%) Kafka
10 9 (0.69%) Software Packaging
11 8 (0.62%) COM
11 8 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (0.62%) XML
12 7 (0.54%) React
13 5 (0.38%) EDI
14 4 (0.31%) Middleware
14 4 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.85%) Clustering
2 62 (4.77%) Replication
3 58 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 36 (2.77%) Fintech
6 31 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.62%) PKI
11 18 (1.38%) CMDB
12 11 (0.85%) User Experience
13 10 (0.77%) HP StoreVirtual
14 9 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.69%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (0.62%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.54%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 526 (40.46%) Linux
2 413 (31.77%) Windows
3 213 (16.38%) Windows Server
4 147 (11.31%) Unix
5 111 (8.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 107 (8.23%) CentOS
7 70 (5.38%) Windows 7
8 68 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (4.62%) Solaris
10 60 (4.62%) Windows 10
11 56 (4.31%) Ubuntu
12 24 (1.85%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.62%) Debian
14 17 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.23%) Mac OS
16 13 (1.00%) Android
16 13 (1.00%) FreeBSD
17 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (16.85%) DevOps
2 157 (12.08%) ITIL
3 122 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 112 (8.62%) CRM
4 112 (8.62%) High Availability
5 110 (8.46%) Migration
6 99 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
7 92 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 91 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (4.46%) Proactive Monitoring
12 57 (4.38%) Service Delivery
13 56 (4.31%) Data Management
13 56 (4.31%) Project Management
14 55 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
14 55 (4.23%) Open Source
15 52 (4.00%) Change Control
16 51 (3.92%) Change Management
17 50 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 289 (22.23%) SQL
2 211 (16.23%) Python
3 201 (15.46%) PowerShell
4 161 (12.38%) Bash Shell
5 113 (8.69%) Perl
6 65 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 64 (4.92%) Shell Script
8 62 (4.77%) Ruby
9 52 (4.00%) Java
10 37 (2.85%) PHP
11 34 (2.62%) JavaScript
12 33 (2.54%) C#
13 32 (2.46%) Apex Code
14 29 (2.23%) Korn
15 24 (1.85%) Bourne shell
16 17 (1.31%) C
16 17 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.69%) Go
18 7 (0.54%) SOQL
18 7 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (7.77%) Degree
2 78 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (4.00%) MCSE
4 35 (2.69%) MCSA
5 24 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (1.62%) CCNA
7 21 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
8 15 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (1.15%) RHCE
9 12 (0.92%) MCITP
10 11 (0.85%) MCP
10 11 (0.85%) OCA
11 9 (0.69%) OCP
11 9 (0.69%) RHCSA
12 7 (0.54%) MCDBA
12 7 (0.54%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.46%) CCNP
14 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.31%) SLA
2 27 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.08%) PMO
4 9 (0.69%) GDPR
4 9 (0.69%) QA
5 8 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.31%) COBIT
9 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.077%) HIPAA
System Software
1 250 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 143 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (8.15%) Docker
4 47 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 44 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
6 30 (2.31%) XenApp
7 28 (2.15%) NFS
7 28 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
9 19 (1.46%) KVM
10 13 (1.00%) Firmware
10 13 (1.00%) Samba
10 13 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 13 (1.00%) vSphere
11 12 (0.92%) iptables
11 12 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.85%) pfSense
13 8 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 179 (13.77%) Ansible
2 177 (13.62%) Puppet
3 124 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (6.62%) Terraform
5 70 (5.38%) Kubernetes
6 42 (3.23%) SCCM
7 28 (2.15%) Nagios
8 27 (2.08%) Data Guard
9 20 (1.54%) NetBackup
9 20 (1.54%) SCOM
9 20 (1.54%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
11 18 (1.38%) Salt
12 15 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
12 15 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
12 15 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
13 14 (1.08%) Backup Exec
13 14 (1.08%) HAProxy
14 13 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 12 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 324 (24.92%) Microsoft
2 244 (18.77%) VMware
3 187 (14.38%) Red Hat
4 168 (12.92%) Salesforce.com
5 128 (9.85%) Oracle
6 79 (6.08%) Cisco
7 57 (4.38%) Citrix
8 56 (4.31%) HP
9 40 (3.08%) Google
10 37 (2.85%) NetApp
11 32 (2.46%) EMC
12 29 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 27 (2.08%) Veritas
14 26 (2.00%) Dell
15 19 (1.46%) CommVault
15 19 (1.46%) McAfee
15 19 (1.46%) SaltStack
16 18 (1.38%) Avaya
16 18 (1.38%) Veeam
17 17 (1.31%) Adobe