Period
to 13 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 13 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 > Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 169 167
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 204 243 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.78% 1.84% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.91% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 173 187 224
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,750
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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,047 12,712 14,865
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.43% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,121 9,929 12,290
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,463 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% - +5.26%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the Midlands

Administrator
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Administrator in the Midlands

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the Midlands

Administrator
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 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
West Midlands -6 108 £35,000 -17.65% 56
East Midlands +16 95 £37,500 -6.25% 38
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 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 Midlands region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 76 (37.25%) SQL
3 65 (31.86%) SQL Server
4 56 (27.45%) Windows
5 50 (24.51%) Linux
6 41 (20.10%) Active Directory
6 41 (20.10%) Oracle
7 34 (16.67%) ITIL
8 33 (16.18%) Degree
9 31 (15.20%) Hyper-V
9 31 (15.20%) VMware
10 26 (12.75%) Azure
10 26 (12.75%) SCCM
10 26 (12.75%) Windows Server
11 25 (12.25%) Python
11 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Excel
12 24 (11.76%) SAN
12 24 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (11.27%) MS Exchange
14 22 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
14 22 (10.78%) Oracle Database
15 20 (9.80%) High Availability
15 20 (9.80%) PowerShell
15 20 (9.80%) CRM
16 19 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (8.82%) SAP
17 18 (8.82%) Finance
17 18 (8.82%) Computer Science
18 17 (8.33%) DNS
18 17 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 23 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.84%) ArcGIS
3 14 (6.86%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.45%) Apache
6 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.96%) IIS
6 4 (1.96%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.47%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.75%) Azure
2 16 (7.84%) Office 365
3 15 (7.35%) AWS
4 10 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.45%) Force.com
5 5 (2.45%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.96%) IaaS
6 4 (1.96%) PaaS
7 3 (1.47%) GCP
8 2 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.98%) SaaS
8 2 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Trello
9 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.76%) SAN
2 17 (8.33%) DNS
3 15 (7.35%) DHCP
3 15 (7.35%) Firewall
4 14 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.88%) WAN
6 11 (5.39%) LAN
7 10 (4.90%) NAS
8 6 (2.94%) VPN
9 5 (2.45%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.96%) Wireless
11 3 (1.47%) Internet
12 2 (0.98%) Intranet
12 2 (0.98%) Skype
12 2 (0.98%) SMTP
12 2 (0.98%) SSL
12 2 (0.98%) VoIP
13 1 (0.49%) MPLS
13 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.78%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.84%) GIS
3 16 (7.84%) Spatial Data
4 14 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (4.90%) SAP BW
7 10 (4.90%) SAP HANA
8 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.92%) MySQL
10 5 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.45%) Power BI
10 5 (2.45%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.96%) MS Access
11 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) JIRA
1 6 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) GitLab
4 1 (0.49%) MSI
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (8.82%) Finance
2 10 (4.90%) Retail
3 7 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.96%) Marketing
4 4 (1.96%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.47%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.49%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) SAP Basis
2 3 (1.47%) .NET
3 2 (0.98%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
4 1 (0.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.39%) Fat Client
2 11 (5.39%) Replication
2 11 (5.39%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.43%) Clustering
5 6 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.47%) Xbox
8 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.45%) Windows
2 50 (24.51%) Linux
3 26 (12.75%) Windows Server
4 15 (7.35%) Unix
5 14 (6.86%) CentOS
6 12 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 9 (4.41%) Fedora
7 9 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.92%) SUSE
9 7 (3.43%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.45%) Debian
10 5 (2.45%) Solaris
11 3 (1.47%) AIX
12 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.49%) HPUX
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.67%) ITIL
2 24 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (9.80%) CRM
3 20 (9.80%) High Availability
4 19 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (8.82%) Computer Science
6 16 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (7.84%) Spatial Analysis
7 15 (7.35%) DevOps
8 13 (6.37%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.39%) ERP
10 9 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (4.41%) Service Management
11 8 (3.92%) Analytics
11 8 (3.92%) Project Management
12 7 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.25%) SQL
2 25 (12.25%) Python
3 20 (9.80%) PowerShell
4 15 (7.35%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.88%) Java
6 10 (4.90%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.41%) ABAP
8 8 (3.92%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.96%) PHP
9 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.47%) C#
10 3 (1.47%) Perl
11 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.98%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (16.18%) Degree
2 6 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.45%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.96%) OCP
5 3 (1.47%) MCSE
5 3 (1.47%) OCA
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CCNA
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.49%) HNC
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.96%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) GDPR
3 2 (0.98%) PMO
3 2 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (20.10%) Active Directory
2 31 (15.20%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.45%) vSphere
6 4 (1.96%) Postfix
6 4 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.98%) vCloud
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.98%) XenApp
7 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (12.75%) SCCM
2 9 (4.41%) Puppet
3 7 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (2.94%) Nagios
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.96%) Ansible
6 4 (1.96%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.47%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.47%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.49%) Netcool
8 1 (0.49%) OpenView
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.49%) SCOM
8 1 (0.49%) WSUS
8 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.10%) Oracle
3 31 (15.20%) VMware
4 18 (8.82%) SAP
5 15 (7.35%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.45%) Cisco
7 5 (2.45%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.45%) RedGate
8 4 (1.96%) Citrix
8 4 (1.96%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.47%) Concur
9 3 (1.47%) Mitel
9 3 (1.47%) Percona
9 3 (1.47%) Sage
10 2 (0.98%) HP
10 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.49%) Avaya
11 1 (0.49%) BMC
11 1 (0.49%) Dell