Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 182 125
Rank change year-on-year +1 -57 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1,393 1,475 2,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.02% 1.97% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.08% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,167 1,312 1,786
London median annual salary £48,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.78% -7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,650 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 65,740 70,879 75,473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,523 55,467 65,588
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -16 312 £48,000 +1.05% 63
West London -1 77 £50,000 +29.03% 34
South London +22 49 £38,000 -5.00% 6
East London -7 21 £47,500 +11.76% 8
North London +3 19 £40,750 +10.14% 4
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 529 (37.98%) Linux
2 390 (28.00%) Windows
3 333 (23.91%) Finance
4 314 (22.54%) Microsoft
5 312 (22.40%) SQL
6 294 (21.11%) SQL Server
7 247 (17.73%) Active Directory
8 242 (17.37%) VMware
9 218 (15.65%) Red Hat
10 217 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
11 215 (15.43%) Ansible
12 214 (15.36%) Python
13 211 (15.15%) PowerShell
14 208 (14.93%) DevOps
15 200 (14.36%) Salesforce.com
16 192 (13.78%) Bash Shell
17 190 (13.64%) Windows Server
18 187 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 184 (13.21%) Puppet
20 168 (12.06%) ITIL
21 153 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 151 (10.84%) High Availability
23 146 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
24 141 (10.12%) Opscode Chef
25 139 (9.98%) Oracle
26 137 (9.83%) Perl
27 128 (9.19%) Disaster Recovery
27 128 (9.19%) Firewall
28 127 (9.12%) Unix
29 126 (9.05%) Configuration Management

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
1 104 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 58 (4.16%) Apache
2 58 (4.16%) Tomcat
3 54 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 51 (3.66%) IIS
5 26 (1.87%) Skype for Business
6 22 (1.58%) Confluence
7 21 (1.51%) OpenStack
8 16 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.01%) nginx
11 13 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.79%) CMS
12 11 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.50%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.43%) Drupal
15 3 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 89 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.072%) Maya
9 1 (0.072%) NUKE
9 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (3.95%) NetSuite
2 45 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (1.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.65%) Magento
7 7 (0.50%) iTrent
7 7 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.43%) HFM
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.22%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 1 (0.072%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 217 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 187 (13.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (8.54%) Office 365
4 42 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (1.94%) SaaS
6 25 (1.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 19 (1.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 13 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.50%) Force.com
10 7 (0.50%) G Suite
11 6 (0.43%) FinancialForce
11 6 (0.43%) IaaS
11 6 (0.43%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.43%) PaaS
12 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.29%) Heroku
13 4 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 128 (9.19%) Firewall
2 123 (8.83%) DNS
3 98 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 85 (6.10%) SAN
5 82 (5.89%) Internet
6 56 (4.02%) DHCP
7 53 (3.80%) VPN
8 46 (3.30%) LAN
9 45 (3.23%) NAS
10 42 (3.02%) SSH
11 32 (2.30%) WAN
12 28 (2.01%) Wireless
13 27 (1.94%) Skype
14 26 (1.87%) HTTP
14 26 (1.87%) Network Security
15 21 (1.51%) BGP
16 19 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (1.36%) OSPF
16 19 (1.36%) SMTP
16 19 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 93 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (6.17%) MySQL
3 86 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 83 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (3.23%) RDBMS
10 39 (2.80%) MongoDB
11 29 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.51%) Big Data
14 21 (1.51%) NoSQL
15 19 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
16 18 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 84 (6.03%) Jenkins
2 67 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 50 (3.59%) TeamCity
4 38 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 37 (2.66%) JIRA
6 33 (2.37%) Subversion
7 21 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.93%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.72%) Hudson
9 10 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (0.65%) MSBuild
10 9 (0.65%) Toad
11 7 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.43%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
13 4 (0.29%) Selenium
14 3 (0.22%) Emacs
14 3 (0.22%) Mercurial
General
1 333 (23.91%) Finance
2 95 (6.82%) Retail
3 94 (6.75%) Advertising
4 86 (6.17%) Banking
5 65 (4.67%) Marketing
6 45 (3.23%) Law
7 37 (2.66%) Legal
8 36 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 29 (2.08%) Games
10 15 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.57%) International Banking
13 7 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.50%) Publishing
14 6 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.29%) Automotive
15 4 (0.29%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.75%) Mason
2 60 (4.31%) Web Services
3 45 (3.23%) .NET
3 45 (3.23%) LAMP
3 45 (3.23%) LDAP
4 44 (3.16%) HTML
5 40 (2.87%) CSS
6 38 (2.73%) Visualforce
7 29 (2.08%) jQuery
8 21 (1.51%) .NET Framework
9 19 (1.36%) XML
10 15 (1.08%) REST
11 13 (0.93%) Kafka
12 12 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (0.79%) Flash
13 11 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 11 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (0.72%) Middleware
15 9 (0.65%) React
16 8 (0.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.11%) Clustering
2 71 (5.10%) Replication
3 59 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 39 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.15%) Fintech
8 27 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 26 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (1.72%) CMDB
11 23 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
12 17 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 14 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.86%) User Experience
15 11 (0.79%) New Media
16 10 (0.72%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.57%) Robotics
18 7 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
18 7 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 529 (37.98%) Linux
2 390 (28.00%) Windows
3 190 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 153 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 127 (9.12%) Unix
6 108 (7.75%) CentOS
7 84 (6.03%) Ubuntu
8 72 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (4.02%) Windows 10
11 54 (3.88%) Windows 7
12 39 (2.80%) Debian
13 38 (2.73%) Solaris
14 17 (1.22%) Mac OS
14 17 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 17 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.79%) VMS
16 10 (0.72%) FreeBSD
16 10 (0.72%) FreeNAS
17 6 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (14.93%) DevOps
2 168 (12.06%) ITIL
3 151 (10.84%) High Availability
4 128 (9.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 126 (9.05%) Configuration Management
6 122 (8.76%) CRM
7 110 (7.90%) Performance Tuning
8 106 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
9 99 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (5.53%) Service Delivery
12 75 (5.38%) Project Management
13 71 (5.10%) Change Control
14 69 (4.95%) ERP
15 68 (4.88%) Migration
16 65 (4.67%) Proactive Monitoring
16 65 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 61 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 52 (3.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 312 (22.40%) SQL
2 214 (15.36%) Python
3 211 (15.15%) PowerShell
4 192 (13.78%) Bash Shell
5 137 (9.83%) Perl
6 91 (6.53%) JavaScript
7 83 (5.96%) Shell Script
8 63 (4.52%) Java
9 61 (4.38%) T-SQL
10 54 (3.88%) C#
10 54 (3.88%) Ruby
11 53 (3.80%) PHP
12 50 (3.59%) Apex Code
13 42 (3.02%) Korn
14 34 (2.44%) Bourne shell
15 30 (2.15%) C
16 28 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.36%) VB
18 9 (0.65%) VBScript
19 5 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (5.89%) Degree
2 57 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.51%) MCSE
4 20 (1.44%) MCSA
5 19 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (1.15%) CCNA
7 16 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.72%) OCP
9 9 (0.65%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.57%) CISSP
10 8 (0.57%) MCP
10 8 (0.57%) RHCE
10 8 (0.57%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.50%) CISA
11 7 (0.50%) CISM
11 7 (0.50%) PMP
12 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.15%) SLA
2 23 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.15%) GDPR
5 15 (1.08%) GCP
5 15 (1.08%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.08%) PMO
6 11 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.79%) QA
7 9 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
System Software
1 247 (17.73%) Active Directory
2 146 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (8.11%) Docker
4 41 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (2.51%) iptables
7 32 (2.30%) KVM
8 31 (2.23%) NFS
9 26 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (1.58%) Firmware
11 17 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (1.08%) vSphere
13 14 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
14 13 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 10 (0.72%) QEMU
16 10 (0.72%) XenApp
17 9 (0.65%) pfSense
17 9 (0.65%) Samba
18 6 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 215 (15.43%) Ansible
2 184 (13.21%) Puppet
3 141 (10.12%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (6.10%) Terraform
5 69 (4.95%) Kubernetes
6 47 (3.37%) Nagios
7 43 (3.09%) SCCM
8 31 (2.23%) Data Guard
9 25 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 25 (1.79%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.29%) SCOM
11 17 (1.22%) Grafana
11 17 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 16 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
13 15 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
14 14 (1.01%) NetBackup
15 13 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 12 (0.86%) Control-M
17 11 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
18 10 (0.72%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 314 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 242 (17.37%) VMware
3 218 (15.65%) Red Hat
4 200 (14.36%) Salesforce.com
5 139 (9.98%) Oracle
6 69 (4.95%) Cisco
7 56 (4.02%) Citrix
8 49 (3.52%) Google
9 48 (3.45%) SAP
10 31 (2.23%) HP
11 27 (1.94%) SaltStack
12 25 (1.79%) EMC
13 22 (1.58%) ServiceNow
14 21 (1.51%) Sybase
15 18 (1.29%) Atlassian
15 18 (1.29%) Dell
15 18 (1.29%) Nintex
15 18 (1.29%) SolarWinds
16 17 (1.22%) NetApp
16 17 (1.22%) Splunk