Period
to 25 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Administrator
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 209 182 175
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 138 203 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.34% 1.64% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.69% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 120 175 170
North West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £26,975
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
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 North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 9,876 12,019 12,501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.92% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,434 9,785 10,310
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the North West over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the North West

Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +15 91 £45,000 +20.00% 30
Cheshire +1 20 £36,000 -10.00% 8
Lancashire -16 14 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Merseyside -11 10 £35,000 -16.67% 6
Cumbria 0 3 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 58 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 57 (41.30%) Windows
3 43 (31.16%) Active Directory
3 43 (31.16%) SQL Server
4 39 (28.26%) Windows Server
5 34 (24.64%) SQL
5 34 (24.64%) VMware
6 33 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (21.74%) Linux
8 26 (18.84%) Office 365
9 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Office
9 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (16.67%) Internet
11 22 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (14.49%) Windows 10
13 19 (13.77%) WSUS
13 19 (13.77%) Firewall
13 19 (13.77%) DNS
14 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.32%) WAN
14 17 (12.32%) LAN
14 17 (12.32%) High Availability
15 16 (11.59%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (11.59%) SMTP
15 16 (11.59%) VPN
15 16 (11.59%) Replication
15 16 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (10.87%) HTTP
16 15 (10.87%) CRM
16 15 (10.87%) Salesforce.com

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) nginx
3 5 (3.62%) Apache
3 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.90%) Confluence
5 3 (2.17%) IIS
5 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.84%) Office 365
2 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.62%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 3 (2.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Force.com
7 2 (1.45%) Google Play
8 1 (0.72%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.72%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.67%) Internet
2 19 (13.77%) DNS
2 19 (13.77%) Firewall
3 17 (12.32%) LAN
3 17 (12.32%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.32%) WAN
4 16 (11.59%) SMTP
4 16 (11.59%) VPN
5 15 (10.87%) HTTP
6 14 (10.14%) VLAN
7 6 (4.35%) SAN
8 4 (2.90%) Network Security
9 3 (2.17%) Broadband
9 3 (2.17%) DHCP
9 3 (2.17%) FTP
9 3 (2.17%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.17%) Modbus
9 3 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.35%) OLTP
5 5 (3.62%) Power BI
5 5 (3.62%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) Redis
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) JIRA
2 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.45%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.45%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.72%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 14 (10.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Legal
3 10 (7.25%) Law
4 5 (3.62%) Back Office
4 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.90%) Marketing
6 3 (2.17%) Games
6 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.45%) Banking
7 2 (1.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) SAML
2 3 (2.17%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) Visualforce
2 3 (2.17%) WAP
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.45%) LAMP
3 2 (1.45%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.45%) REST
3 2 (1.45%) SOAP
3 2 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) COM
4 1 (0.72%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) HTML5
4 1 (0.72%) jQuery
4 1 (0.72%) JSON
4 1 (0.72%) LDAP
4 1 (0.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.72%) Node.js
4 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Replication
2 14 (10.14%) Clustering
3 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.35%) FMCG
5 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.90%) Tandem
7 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.45%) iSeries
7 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.30%) Windows
2 39 (28.26%) Windows Server
3 30 (21.74%) Linux
4 20 (14.49%) Windows 10
5 12 (8.70%) Unix
6 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.90%) CentOS
8 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.17%) AIX
9 3 (2.17%) Debian
9 3 (2.17%) SUSE
10 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (12.32%) High Availability
3 16 (11.59%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (10.87%) CRM
5 13 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (9.42%) Network Architecture
5 13 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (9.42%) Project Planning
6 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.25%) Data Management
7 10 (7.25%) DevOps
7 10 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.52%) Business Continuity
9 8 (5.80%) ITIL
9 8 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (5.80%) Workflow
10 6 (4.35%) ETL
10 6 (4.35%) IT Strategy
10 6 (4.35%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.64%) SQL
2 11 (7.97%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.25%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.35%) Python
5 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.62%) PHP
6 4 (2.90%) Apex Code
6 4 (2.90%) Ruby
7 3 (2.17%) C
7 3 (2.17%) Java
7 3 (2.17%) R
7 3 (2.17%) SOQL
7 3 (2.17%) VBScript
8 2 (1.45%) C#
8 2 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) ABAP
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.52%) Degree
3 3 (2.17%) CCNA
3 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.72%) CCAB
5 1 (0.72%) HND
5 1 (0.72%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.72%) MCP
5 1 (0.72%) MCSA
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) GDPR
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (31.16%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.59%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (7.25%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.17%) Docker
7 2 (1.45%) NDS
7 2 (1.45%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.72%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) WSUS
2 9 (6.52%) SCCM
3 4 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.17%) Ansible
4 3 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.45%) cPanel
5 2 (1.45%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.45%) Nessus
5 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.45%) Plesk
5 2 (1.45%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) Graylog
6 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 58 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.64%) VMware
3 15 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (7.97%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.52%) CyberArk
6 7 (5.07%) Cisco
7 6 (4.35%) Veeam
8 5 (3.62%) NetIQ
9 4 (2.90%) HP
9 4 (2.90%) iManage
9 4 (2.90%) Interwoven
9 4 (2.90%) Oracle
10 3 (2.17%) Actifio
10 3 (2.17%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.17%) Google
10 3 (2.17%) Sage
10 3 (2.17%) Tableau
11 2 (1.45%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.45%) Novell
11 2 (1.45%) SAP