Period
to 27 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 151 159
Rank change year-on-year -33 +8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 167 54 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.56% 1.32% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.39% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 115 43 179
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £23,450
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £49,125 £53,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £54,900 £57,500 £54,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

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 10,007 3,881 10,771
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.41% 94.84% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7,398 3,172 8,979
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the Midlands

Administrator
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Administrator in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Administrator in the Midlands

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Administrator in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -27 102 £39,000 -22.00% 38
East Midlands -25 65 £42,500 +18.06% 22
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 71 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 52 (31.14%) Windows
3 45 (26.95%) Social Skills
4 42 (25.15%) SQL
5 40 (23.95%) SQL Server
6 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
7 31 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (16.77%) Microsoft 365
9 27 (16.17%) Azure
10 26 (15.57%) Windows Server
11 25 (14.97%) Linux
12 22 (13.17%) AWS
13 21 (12.57%) ETL
13 21 (12.57%) VMware
14 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (11.38%) Finance
16 18 (10.78%) Retail
16 18 (10.78%) Hyper-V
16 18 (10.78%) SharePoint
17 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (10.18%) SCCM
18 16 (9.58%) Facilities Management
19 15 (8.98%) ERP
19 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
20 14 (8.38%) Unix
20 14 (8.38%) SLA
20 14 (8.38%) ITIL
20 14 (8.38%) MySQL
20 14 (8.38%) Salesforce.com
20 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 18 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.19%) Confluence
3 8 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.40%) IIS
5 3 (1.80%) Apache
5 3 (1.80%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.20%) nginx
7 1 (0.60%) CMS
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Maximo
2 6 (3.59%) NetSuite
3 4 (2.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (1.20%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (1.20%) ResourceLink
5 2 (1.20%) Sage 200
5 2 (1.20%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.77%) Microsoft 365
2 27 (16.17%) Azure
3 22 (13.17%) AWS
4 8 (4.79%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.80%) GCP
6 3 (1.80%) Google Data Studio
6 3 (1.80%) Stackdriver
7 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.60%) SaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Firewall
1 13 (7.78%) WAN
2 12 (7.19%) DHCP
2 12 (7.19%) DNS
2 12 (7.19%) LAN
3 11 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.99%) VPN
5 8 (4.79%) SAN
6 6 (3.59%) VLAN
7 5 (2.99%) Internet
7 5 (2.99%) NAS
7 5 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.80%) Wireless
9 1 (0.60%) 5G
9 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.60%) MPLS
9 1 (0.60%) SSH
9 1 (0.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.60%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.38%) MySQL
2 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.79%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.79%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.79%) Power BI
7 5 (2.99%) OLAP
7 5 (2.99%) OLTP
7 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.80%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.80%) Cloud Spanner
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 14 (8.38%) JIRA
2 10 (5.99%) Bitbucket
3 8 (4.79%) ERwin
4 5 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (26.95%) Social Skills
2 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.38%) Finance
4 18 (10.78%) Retail
5 12 (7.19%) Manufacturing
6 11 (6.59%) Law
7 10 (5.99%) Public Sector
8 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
9 7 (4.19%) Organisational Skills
10 5 (2.99%) Automotive
11 4 (2.40%) Banking
11 4 (2.40%) Billing
11 4 (2.40%) Legal
12 2 (1.20%) Advertising
12 2 (1.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (1.20%) Marketing
13 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) Web Services
2 8 (4.79%) REST
3 5 (2.99%) EDI
4 3 (1.80%) ADO
4 3 (1.80%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.80%) SAP Business Workflow
4 3 (1.80%) SAP Fiori
4 3 (1.80%) SAP TM
4 3 (1.80%) XML
5 2 (1.20%) .NET
5 2 (1.20%) Kafka
6 1 (0.60%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) JDBC
6 1 (0.60%) JSON
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.60%) SOAP
6 1 (0.60%) Velocity
6 1 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Clustering
1 11 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.79%) Algorithms
2 8 (4.79%) Data Structures
2 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.19%) Replication
4 5 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.99%) User Experience
5 2 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.60%) Social Media
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (31.14%) Windows
2 26 (15.57%) Windows Server
3 25 (14.97%) Linux
4 14 (8.38%) Unix
5 9 (5.39%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.79%) Solaris
6 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.60%) VMS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (12.57%) ETL
3 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (9.58%) Facilities Management
5 15 (8.98%) ERP
6 14 (8.38%) Creative Thinking
6 14 (8.38%) ITIL
7 12 (7.19%) CRM
7 12 (7.19%) DevOps
8 11 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.59%) Data Analysis
8 11 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (5.99%) Patch Management
10 9 (5.39%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.39%) Visualisation
11 8 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (4.79%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (4.79%) High Availability
11 8 (4.79%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.15%) SQL
2 12 (7.19%) T-SQL
3 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.79%) PHP
4 8 (4.79%) PHP 7
5 5 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.40%) R
7 3 (1.80%) ABAP
7 3 (1.80%) Python
7 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.20%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.20%) Java
8 2 (1.20%) Korn
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) C#
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.40%) MCSA
5 3 (1.80%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.60%) MCITP
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
7 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) SLA
2 12 (7.19%) Accessibility
3 4 (2.40%) GDPR
4 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (21.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.78%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.39%) vSphere
5 4 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.40%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.20%) Docker
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) SCCM
2 8 (4.79%) SCOM
3 4 (2.40%) Ansible
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.20%) Grafana
5 2 (1.20%) Nagios
5 2 (1.20%) Opsgenie
6 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) Terraform
6 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
6 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.57%) VMware
3 14 (8.38%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (6.59%) Atlassian
5 9 (5.39%) Oracle
6 7 (4.19%) Cisco
6 7 (4.19%) SAP
7 5 (2.99%) RedGate
7 5 (2.99%) Veeam
8 4 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.40%) Siemens
9 3 (1.80%) Apple
9 3 (1.80%) Dell
9 3 (1.80%) Google
9 3 (1.80%) iManage
9 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.80%) Sophos
10 2 (1.20%) IFS
10 2 (1.20%) McAfee
10 2 (1.20%) Meraki