Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 145 158
Rank change year-on-year -43 +13 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 184 315 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.53% 2.09% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.16% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 140 247 262
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,500 £50,250
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 11,508 14,599 16,157
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.95% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,710 11,859 12,847
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,783 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -8 112 £43,000 +22.86% 38
East Midlands -32 72 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 82 (44.57%) SQL
2 68 (36.96%) Windows
3 60 (32.61%) SQL Server
4 58 (31.52%) Microsoft
5 57 (30.98%) Linux
6 38 (20.65%) Windows Server
7 33 (17.93%) Unix
8 31 (16.85%) Oracle
9 28 (15.22%) T-SQL
10 27 (14.67%) High Availability
11 26 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (13.04%) Computer Science
12 24 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (12.50%) Degree
13 23 (12.50%) Finance
14 22 (11.96%) ITIL
15 21 (11.41%) SharePoint
15 21 (11.41%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (11.41%) Oracle Database
16 20 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (10.87%) DB2
16 20 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (9.78%) Active Directory
17 18 (9.78%) Oracle Database 12c
18 17 (9.24%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (9.24%) MySQL
18 17 (9.24%) VMware
19 16 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
19 16 (8.70%) SAP

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 21 (11.41%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.52%) WebLogic
3 11 (5.98%) IIS
4 10 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (5.43%) Oracle UPK
5 6 (3.26%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.09%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.54%) Captiva
8 1 (0.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) Documentum
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.54%) SAS
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (6.52%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.72%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.09%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.54%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.52%) IaaS
3 11 (5.98%) Office 365
4 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.09%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.07%) Firewall
1 13 (7.07%) SAN
2 8 (4.35%) DNS
3 7 (3.80%) DHCP
4 5 (2.72%) LTE
4 5 (2.72%) Network Security
4 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.17%) Intranet
5 4 (2.17%) VPN
6 3 (1.63%) LAN
6 3 (1.63%) VLAN
6 3 (1.63%) VoIP
7 2 (1.09%) Internet
7 2 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.09%) WAN
7 2 (1.09%) Wireless
8 1 (0.54%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.41%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.87%) DB2
3 20 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (9.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 17 (9.24%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (9.24%) MySQL
6 16 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 16 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 16 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (2.72%) SSDT
13 4 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.09%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 23 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Manufacturing
2 10 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.26%) Retail
4 5 (2.72%) Advertising
4 5 (2.72%) Back Office
4 5 (2.72%) Law
5 3 (1.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.61%) Middleware
2 9 (4.89%) REST
3 7 (3.80%) Web Services
4 6 (3.26%) jQuery
4 6 (3.26%) JSON
4 6 (3.26%) SAP Basis
4 6 (3.26%) XML
5 5 (2.72%) .NET
5 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.72%) HTML
6 4 (2.17%) CAML
6 4 (2.17%) CSS
7 3 (1.63%) SOAP
7 3 (1.63%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.09%) Swagger
8 2 (1.09%) WSDL
9 1 (0.54%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.41%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.35%) Replication
5 7 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.80%) Clustering
5 7 (3.80%) iSeries
6 6 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.17%) AS400
7 4 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.54%) CCTV
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (36.96%) Windows
2 57 (30.98%) Linux
3 38 (20.65%) Windows Server
4 33 (17.93%) Unix
5 9 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.17%) AIX
9 3 (1.63%) CentOS
9 3 (1.63%) Solaris
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.54%) SUSE
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.67%) High Availability
2 24 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 22 (11.96%) ITIL
4 20 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
6 15 (8.15%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (7.61%) Trend Analysis
8 13 (7.07%) Mathematics
9 12 (6.52%) Capacity Management
9 12 (6.52%) Migration
10 10 (5.43%) Availability Management
10 10 (5.43%) Presales
10 10 (5.43%) Proactive Management
10 10 (5.43%) SOA
11 9 (4.89%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.35%) DevOps
12 8 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.57%) SQL
2 28 (15.22%) T-SQL
3 10 (5.43%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.72%) ABAP
5 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.17%) Java
6 4 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.63%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.63%) RPG
8 2 (1.09%) C
8 2 (1.09%) R
9 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.54%) C#
9 1 (0.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.09%) MCP
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (0.54%) OCA
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) VCP4
6 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) SLA
2 9 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.80%) GDPR
4 3 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.09%) PMO
5 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.15%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.26%) NFS
5 6 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.63%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.09%) Docker
7 2 (1.09%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.09%) vSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Squid
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (7.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (3.80%) Ansible
3 5 (2.72%) Netcool
3 5 (2.72%) OpenView
3 5 (2.72%) SCCM
4 4 (2.17%) SCOM
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.85%) Oracle
3 17 (9.24%) VMware
4 16 (8.70%) Citrix
4 16 (8.70%) SAP
5 14 (7.61%) Cisco
6 10 (5.43%) HP
7 9 (4.89%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.35%) NetApp
9 7 (3.80%) IBM
10 6 (3.26%) Nintex
10 6 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.72%) Cerillion
11 5 (2.72%) Comptel
11 5 (2.72%) Remedy
11 5 (2.72%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.17%) Dell
13 3 (1.63%) Alteryx
13 3 (1.63%) Apple
13 3 (1.63%) Cognos