Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 123 107
Rank change year-on-year -45 -16 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 240 315 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 2.52% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.60% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 190 230 301
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,475 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £51,250
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 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 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -14 130 £34,500 -12.66% 14
Cheshire -31 41 £37,500 +50.00% 5
Merseyside -31 35 £35,500 -7.19% 1
Lancashire +23 29 £35,000 +32.08% 5
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 84 (35.00%) Linux
2 78 (32.50%) Windows
3 61 (25.42%) SQL
4 53 (22.08%) Windows Server
5 52 (21.67%) Unix
6 49 (20.42%) VMware
7 48 (20.00%) Oracle
8 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
9 40 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 35 (14.58%) Red Hat
11 31 (12.92%) ITIL
12 30 (12.50%) Puppet
13 29 (12.08%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (11.67%) DevOps
15 27 (11.25%) TCP/IP
16 26 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (10.42%) SAN
17 25 (10.42%) Configuration Management
17 25 (10.42%) Finance
18 24 (10.00%) Cisco
19 22 (9.17%) MySQL
19 22 (9.17%) AIX
20 21 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
21 20 (8.33%) Oracle Database
21 20 (8.33%) ERP
21 20 (8.33%) Active Directory
21 20 (8.33%) Change Management
21 20 (8.33%) Firewall
21 20 (8.33%) Degree

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 18 (7.50%) Apache
1 18 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.17%) nginx
5 6 (2.50%) IIS
6 5 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.83%) JBoss
9 2 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.67%) Magento
2 4 (1.67%) SAP Business One
3 3 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.25%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.67%) Office 365
4 8 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.08%) SaaS
6 4 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.67%) Serverless
7 2 (0.83%) CodePlex
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.25%) TCP/IP
2 25 (10.42%) SAN
3 20 (8.33%) Firewall
4 16 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 16 (6.67%) SSH
5 15 (6.25%) DNS
6 11 (4.58%) DHCP
6 11 (4.58%) Network Security
7 10 (4.17%) VPN
8 3 (1.25%) LAN
8 3 (1.25%) MPLS
8 3 (1.25%) SSL
8 3 (1.25%) WAN
9 2 (0.83%) ADSL
9 2 (0.83%) FTP
9 2 (0.83%) HTTP
9 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.83%) Intranet
9 2 (0.83%) LDAP
9 2 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.17%) MySQL
3 20 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 16 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (2.92%) Relational Database
12 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.08%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.67%) DTS
14 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.67%) MS Access
14 4 (1.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.67%) Subversion
3 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.25%) NuGet
5 2 (0.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (10.42%) Finance
2 11 (4.58%) Retail
3 10 (4.17%) Banking
4 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.25%) Advertising
5 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.25%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Games
6 2 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.58%) LAMP
1 11 (4.58%) Web Services
2 9 (3.75%) SAP Basis
3 8 (3.33%) .NET
4 7 (2.92%) CSS
4 7 (2.92%) HTML
5 3 (1.25%) DCOM
5 3 (1.25%) Middleware
5 3 (1.25%) XML
6 2 (0.83%) COM
6 2 (0.83%) JMS
6 2 (0.83%) SOAP
6 2 (0.83%) WSDL
6 2 (0.83%) XSD
6 2 (0.83%) XSLT
7 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.42%) JRuby
7 1 (0.42%) Mason
7 1 (0.42%) ODBC
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.92%) Clustering
2 12 (5.00%) Replication
3 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.92%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.92%) iPad
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.83%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.83%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.42%) Online Games
7 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (35.00%) Linux
2 78 (32.50%) Windows
3 53 (22.08%) Windows Server
4 52 (21.67%) Unix
5 22 (9.17%) AIX
6 18 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (7.50%) Solaris
7 16 (6.67%) CentOS
7 16 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.42%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.00%) HPUX
10 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (3.33%) Debian
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (12.92%) ITIL
2 29 (12.08%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (11.67%) DevOps
4 26 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 20 (8.33%) Change Management
6 20 (8.33%) ERP
7 19 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (7.08%) CRM
9 16 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 13 (5.42%) High Availability
11 12 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.17%) ITSM
12 10 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
12 10 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.17%) Project Management
13 9 (3.75%) Data Protection
13 9 (3.75%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.42%) SQL
2 18 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.75%) Java
4 9 (3.75%) PHP
5 8 (3.33%) ABAP
5 8 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.08%) Perl
8 3 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.83%) C
9 2 (0.83%) C#
9 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.83%) XPath
10 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (8.33%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) CCNA
2 12 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.25%) MCSE
5 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.25%) PMP
5 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) HND
6 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.83%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.83%) MCPD
6 2 (0.83%) MCTS
7 1 (0.42%) MCP
7 1 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.08%) QA
2 5 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.67%) SLA
4 3 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.25%) PMO
5 2 (0.83%) GDPR
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.58%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.58%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.08%) Docker
5 4 (1.67%) KVM
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (12.50%) Puppet
2 16 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.17%) Terraform
4 9 (3.75%) Ansible
5 8 (3.33%) Data Guard
6 7 (2.92%) Nagios
7 5 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.67%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.67%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.83%) Cacti
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.42%) SCCM
10 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (20.42%) VMware
2 48 (20.00%) Oracle
3 40 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 35 (14.58%) Red Hat
5 24 (10.00%) Cisco
6 13 (5.42%) Citrix
6 13 (5.42%) SAP
7 11 (4.58%) HP
8 8 (3.33%) Google
9 7 (2.92%) 3PAR
9 7 (2.92%) Veritas
10 5 (2.08%) Capita
10 5 (2.08%) IBM
10 5 (2.08%) Sage
11 4 (1.67%) NetApp
12 3 (1.25%) Rockwell
13 2 (0.83%) Dell
13 2 (0.83%) Nintex
13 2 (0.83%) Remedy
13 2 (0.83%) TIBCO