Period
to 15 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 219 180 194
Rank change year-on-year -39 +14 -73
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 870 1,359 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.59% 2.02% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.12% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 743 1,159 1,333
London median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,100 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £67,500
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 51,837 64,089 71,693
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 95.34% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42,209 52,613 56,343
London median annual salary £64,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,024 £33,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,085 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -19 235 £50,000 +4.17% 55
West London +18 79 £45,000 -12.20% 48
South London -16 43 £57,500 +51.32% 10
East London +26 21 £47,500 +5.56% 16
North London -9 9 £43,279 +10.97% 6
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 337 (38.74%) Windows
2 250 (28.74%) Microsoft
3 242 (27.82%) Linux
4 215 (24.71%) Finance
5 213 (24.48%) SQL
6 195 (22.41%) SQL Server
7 189 (21.72%) Windows Server
8 160 (18.39%) Active Directory
9 144 (16.55%) Azure
10 137 (15.75%) AWS
10 137 (15.75%) Office 365
11 134 (15.40%) VMware
11 134 (15.40%) Salesforce.com
12 112 (12.87%) PowerShell
13 110 (12.64%) ITIL
14 93 (10.69%) CRM
15 88 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
16 87 (10.00%) Red Hat
16 87 (10.00%) Firewall
17 86 (9.89%) DNS
18 80 (9.20%) Migration
19 77 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
19 77 (8.85%) High Availability
20 74 (8.51%) SharePoint
21 72 (8.28%) TCP/IP
21 72 (8.28%) Degree
21 72 (8.28%) Bash Shell
22 71 (8.16%) Puppet
23 67 (7.70%) Cisco
24 66 (7.59%) Replication

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 74 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 46 (5.29%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.30%) Apache
4 19 (2.18%) IIS
5 16 (1.84%) nginx
6 14 (1.61%) CMS
7 11 (1.26%) Confluence
8 10 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.80%) WordPress
12 6 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.46%) JBoss
13 4 (0.46%) Zimbra
14 3 (0.34%) SAS
14 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 60 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 30 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 26 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.72%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.57%) Shopify
5 4 (0.46%) HFM
5 4 (0.46%) Workfront
6 3 (0.34%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.23%) Magento
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 144 (16.55%) Azure
2 137 (15.75%) AWS
2 137 (15.75%) Office 365
3 38 (4.37%) Power Platform
3 38 (4.37%) SaaS
4 30 (3.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 23 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (2.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 19 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (1.61%) OneDrive
10 12 (1.38%) GCP
11 11 (1.26%) PowerApps
12 9 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.80%) GitHub
13 7 (0.80%) IaaS
13 7 (0.80%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (10.00%) Firewall
2 86 (9.89%) DNS
3 72 (8.28%) TCP/IP
4 56 (6.44%) LAN
5 54 (6.21%) SAN
6 50 (5.75%) WAN
7 49 (5.63%) HTTP
8 42 (4.83%) DHCP
9 33 (3.79%) SNMP
9 33 (3.79%) VPN
10 28 (3.22%) Wireless
11 26 (2.99%) BGP
12 25 (2.87%) Multicast
12 25 (2.87%) SMTP
12 25 (2.87%) WLAN
13 24 (2.76%) IGMP
13 24 (2.76%) Structured Cabling
14 20 (2.30%) VoIP
15 18 (2.07%) VLAN
16 17 (1.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (5.75%) MySQL
4 41 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 41 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (3.56%) Power BI
6 31 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 23 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (2.41%) OLAP
11 20 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 19 (2.18%) DB2
12 19 (2.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 17 (1.95%) Big Data
14 14 (1.61%) Redis
15 13 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.02%) Subversion
3 25 (2.87%) JIRA
4 23 (2.64%) GitLab
5 21 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.23%) Ant
9 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 215 (24.71%) Finance
2 52 (5.98%) Banking
3 41 (4.71%) Marketing
4 38 (4.37%) Retail
5 24 (2.76%) Law
6 13 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.38%) Advertising
8 11 (1.26%) Legal
8 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.69%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.69%) Publishing
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.34%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.75%) LAMP
2 34 (3.91%) LDAP
3 29 (3.33%) .NET
4 23 (2.64%) HTML
5 21 (2.41%) Web Services
6 20 (2.30%) CSS
7 15 (1.72%) REST
8 14 (1.61%) 802.1X
9 11 (1.26%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.03%) Regular Expression
10 9 (1.03%) XML
11 8 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (0.80%) HTML5
13 6 (0.69%) Kafka
13 6 (0.69%) Visualforce
14 5 (0.57%) Laravel
14 5 (0.57%) Middleware
14 5 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (0.57%) React
14 5 (0.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.59%) Replication
2 51 (5.86%) Clustering
3 48 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.99%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.87%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.76%) IPTV
8 24 (2.76%) MPEG
8 24 (2.76%) Video\Live Streaming
9 19 (2.18%) PKI
10 14 (1.61%) User Experience
10 14 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.49%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.38%) CMDB
13 10 (1.15%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (0.80%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 337 (38.74%) Windows
2 242 (27.82%) Linux
3 189 (21.72%) Windows Server
4 60 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 58 (6.67%) CentOS
6 53 (6.09%) Unix
7 46 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (4.60%) Ubuntu
9 39 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 19 (2.18%) Mac OS
11 19 (2.18%) Solaris
11 19 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.92%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.57%) Android
13 5 (0.57%) Debian
13 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (12.64%) ITIL
2 93 (10.69%) CRM
3 88 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (9.20%) Migration
5 77 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 77 (8.85%) High Availability
6 63 (7.24%) DevOps
7 57 (6.55%) Project Management
8 54 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
8 54 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (5.98%) Change Management
10 50 (5.75%) Workflow
11 47 (5.40%) Fintech
12 43 (4.94%) Configuration Management
13 40 (4.60%) Time Management
14 39 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (4.37%) Service Management
16 37 (4.25%) Root Cause Analysis
17 35 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 213 (24.48%) SQL
2 112 (12.87%) PowerShell
3 72 (8.28%) Bash Shell
4 50 (5.75%) Python
5 49 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 39 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 21 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 21 (2.41%) PHP
8 19 (2.18%) Perl
9 15 (1.72%) C
9 15 (1.72%) C#
9 15 (1.72%) Java
9 15 (1.72%) VBA
10 8 (0.92%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.80%) Korn
11 7 (0.80%) Ruby
12 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.46%) Groovy
13 4 (0.46%) RPG
13 4 (0.46%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 72 (8.28%) Degree
2 58 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (5.40%) MCSE
4 26 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 21 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.30%) MCSA
8 14 (1.61%) Security Cleared
9 12 (1.38%) CCNP
9 12 (1.38%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.15%) CCDP
11 9 (1.03%) CCNA
12 8 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.92%) RHCE
12 8 (0.92%) Sun Certification
13 6 (0.69%) AWS Certification
14 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.57%) MCITP
14 5 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.07%) QA
2 15 (1.72%) SLA
3 10 (1.15%) GDPR
3 10 (1.15%) PMO
4 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 160 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 65 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 38 (4.37%) Docker
5 29 (3.33%) vSphere
6 22 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (2.53%) XenApp
7 14 (1.61%) Varnish
8 12 (1.38%) VirtualBox
9 10 (1.15%) DRBD
9 10 (1.15%) Firmware
9 10 (1.15%) GlusterFS
10 8 (0.92%) Cronacle
10 8 (0.92%) Veritas File System
10 8 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (0.80%) iptables
12 5 (0.57%) Xen
13 4 (0.46%) oVirt
13 4 (0.46%) QEMU
13 4 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 71 (8.16%) Puppet
2 61 (7.01%) Ansible
3 57 (6.55%) SCCM
4 43 (4.94%) Nagios
5 37 (4.25%) ZABBIX
6 31 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (2.76%) Kubernetes
8 21 (2.41%) Terraform
9 14 (1.61%) Consul
9 14 (1.61%) HAProxy
10 13 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
11 12 (1.38%) Galera Cluster
12 11 (1.26%) SCOM
12 11 (1.26%) WSUS
13 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (0.92%) Backup Exec
14 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.80%) Icinga
15 7 (0.80%) Munin
16 6 (0.69%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 250 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 134 (15.40%) Salesforce.com
2 134 (15.40%) VMware
3 87 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 67 (7.70%) Cisco
5 50 (5.75%) Oracle
6 41 (4.71%) ServiceNow
7 39 (4.48%) Citrix
8 19 (2.18%) HP
9 17 (1.95%) Veeam
10 16 (1.84%) LogicMonitor
10 16 (1.84%) Sophos
11 15 (1.72%) Dell
11 15 (1.72%) Splunk
12 14 (1.61%) IBM
12 14 (1.61%) Percona
12 14 (1.61%) SAP
12 14 (1.61%) Veritas
13 12 (1.38%) Nintex
14 10 (1.15%) Meraki