Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 153 117
Rank change year-on-year +19 -36 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 302 308 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.23% 2.04% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.10% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 244 246 363
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +8.82%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,625 £52,500 £57,500
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 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 13,067 14,635 17,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.75% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10,346 12,210 14,248
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 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
West Midlands -2 152 £40,000 +14.29% 28
East Midlands +30 150 £41,500 +27.69% 20
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 117 (38.74%) SQL
2 89 (29.47%) SQL Server
3 87 (28.81%) Microsoft
4 83 (27.48%) Finance
5 70 (23.18%) Windows
6 63 (20.86%) Linux
7 61 (20.20%) Active Directory
8 54 (17.88%) Oracle
9 43 (14.24%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (13.58%) ITIL
10 41 (13.58%) Windows Server
11 35 (11.59%) T-SQL
12 33 (10.93%) Hyper-V
13 32 (10.60%) CRM
14 31 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (10.26%) VMware
14 31 (10.26%) DNS
15 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
16 29 (9.60%) SAN
16 29 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
17 27 (8.94%) SCCM
18 26 (8.61%) High Availability
18 26 (8.61%) DHCP
18 26 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 25 (8.28%) SharePoint
20 24 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (7.62%) Unix
21 23 (7.62%) MySQL

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 25 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.30%) IIS
3 13 (4.30%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.97%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.99%) Apache
6 3 (0.99%) CloudStack
6 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.99%) SAS
6 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.66%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.66%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (5.30%) NetSuite
3 15 (4.97%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (1.66%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.99%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.63%) Office 365
4 14 (4.64%) SaaS
5 12 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (3.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (1.32%) IaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) Force.com
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.26%) DNS
2 29 (9.60%) SAN
3 26 (8.61%) DHCP
4 17 (5.63%) Firewall
5 15 (4.97%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.98%) LAN
6 9 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (2.32%) Internet
8 6 (1.99%) NAS
8 6 (1.99%) VLAN
9 5 (1.66%) WAN
10 3 (0.99%) Intranet
10 3 (0.99%) SSL
10 3 (0.99%) WLAN
11 2 (0.66%) HTTP
11 2 (0.66%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.66%) Network Security
11 2 (0.66%) VPN
12 1 (0.33%) AMQP
12 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (29.47%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (7.62%) MySQL
5 22 (7.28%) Oracle Database
6 19 (6.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (5.96%) DB2
7 18 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (5.63%) MongoDB
8 17 (5.63%) NoSQL
9 14 (4.64%) Relational Database
10 12 (3.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.98%) DTS
12 9 (2.98%) Essbase
12 9 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (2.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.99%) Mercurial
3 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.33%) GitLab
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.33%) Toad
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (27.48%) Finance
2 22 (7.28%) Legal
2 22 (7.28%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.95%) Retail
4 9 (2.98%) Banking
4 9 (2.98%) Billing
4 9 (2.98%) Games
5 6 (1.99%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.32%) Publishing
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 3 (0.99%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.62%) Mason
2 9 (2.98%) Visualforce
3 4 (1.32%) HTML
3 4 (1.32%) Middleware
4 3 (0.99%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (0.99%) REST
5 2 (0.66%) .NET
5 2 (0.66%) SOAP
5 2 (0.66%) Web Services
5 2 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.33%) jQuery
6 1 (0.33%) JSON
6 1 (0.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.33%) WCF
6 1 (0.33%) WSDL
6 1 (0.33%) XML
6 1 (0.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.62%) Clustering
3 12 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.31%) Replication
5 7 (2.32%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.32%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.32%) iSeries
5 7 (2.32%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.32%) AS400
7 4 (1.32%) Fintech
8 3 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.33%) EPoS
10 1 (0.33%) LPAR
10 1 (0.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 70 (23.18%) Windows
2 63 (20.86%) Linux
3 41 (13.58%) Windows Server
4 23 (7.62%) Unix
5 19 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.31%) SUSE
7 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.32%) AIX
9 6 (1.99%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.66%) CentOS
11 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.66%) Debian
13 2 (0.66%) Fedora
13 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.66%) Solaris
13 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (13.58%) ITIL
3 32 (10.60%) CRM
4 26 (8.61%) High Availability
5 24 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (6.95%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (6.62%) Performance Metrics
8 17 (5.63%) ERP
9 14 (4.64%) DevOps
9 14 (4.64%) Mathematics
10 13 (4.30%) Capacity Management
10 13 (4.30%) Data Management
10 13 (4.30%) Proactive Monitoring
11 12 (3.97%) Server Virtualisation
12 11 (3.64%) Performance Management
12 11 (3.64%) Trend Analysis
13 10 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (3.31%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (38.74%) SQL
2 35 (11.59%) T-SQL
3 21 (6.95%) Bash Shell
4 20 (6.62%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.64%) Python
6 10 (3.31%) Apex Code
6 10 (3.31%) Ruby
7 7 (2.32%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.32%) Korn
7 7 (2.32%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.32%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.66%) Java
9 4 (1.32%) C
9 4 (1.32%) Perl
9 4 (1.32%) VB
10 3 (0.99%) Go
10 3 (0.99%) PHP
10 3 (0.99%) RPG
11 2 (0.66%) C#
12 1 (0.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (6.62%) Degree
2 14 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.66%) MCSE
6 4 (1.32%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.99%) ECDL
7 3 (0.99%) MCSA
8 2 (0.66%) MCP
8 2 (0.66%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.33%) HNC
9 1 (0.33%) HND
9 1 (0.33%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) MCITP
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.30%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (3.97%) SLA
4 7 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.66%) GDPR
5 5 (1.66%) QA
6 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.33%) PMO
8 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 61 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.93%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.63%) Terminal Services
5 9 (2.98%) ISA Server
5 9 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.32%) vSphere
8 3 (0.99%) Docker
9 2 (0.66%) Firmware
9 2 (0.66%) GFS2
10 1 (0.33%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.33%) Snort
10 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (8.94%) SCCM
2 22 (7.28%) SCOM
3 12 (3.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (3.31%) Puppet
5 9 (2.98%) SCOrch
6 8 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.99%) Ansible
7 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.66%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.99%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.99%) Icinga
10 3 (0.99%) Nagios
11 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
12 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.88%) Oracle
3 43 (14.24%) Salesforce.com
4 31 (10.26%) VMware
5 21 (6.95%) Cisco
6 19 (6.29%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.30%) SAP
8 14 (4.64%) HP
8 14 (4.64%) JD Edwards
9 12 (3.97%) NetApp
10 11 (3.64%) Citrix
11 9 (2.98%) Avaya
11 9 (2.98%) iManage
12 7 (2.32%) IBM
13 6 (1.99%) Infor
13 6 (1.99%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.66%) Epicor
14 5 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (1.66%) Sybase
15 4 (1.32%) Aruba