Period
to 13 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 179 162
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 136 210 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.35% 1.80% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.86% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 100 180 196
North West median annual salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.58% +15.71% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,200 £22,875
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,875 £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 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 9,652 11,298 12,774
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.59% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,662 9,159 10,236
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,495 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,463 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% - +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -5 68 £40,000 -11.11% 39
Cheshire -4 28 £43,000 +14.67% 19
Lancashire +8 21 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Merseyside -14 14 £34,750 -13.88% 7
Cumbria - 5 - - 2
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 57 (41.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (35.29%) SQL
3 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
4 46 (33.82%) Windows
5 32 (23.53%) High Availability
6 27 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (19.85%) Linux
7 23 (16.91%) Active Directory
7 23 (16.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (16.18%) Office 365
8 22 (16.18%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (13.24%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (12.50%) DNS
11 17 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 17 (12.50%) Windows 10
12 16 (11.76%) Azure
13 15 (11.03%) VMware
13 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (11.03%) Oracle
13 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (8.82%) WSUS
15 12 (8.82%) Firewall
15 12 (8.82%) Unix
15 12 (8.82%) CRM

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 6 (4.41%) Confluence
1 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) IIS
3 3 (2.21%) JBoss
3 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.74%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (3.68%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.74%) Magento
4 1 (0.74%) Shopify
4 1 (0.74%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.18%) Office 365
2 16 (11.76%) Azure
3 8 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.41%) AWS
6 3 (2.21%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.74%) SaaS
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.50%) DNS
2 12 (8.82%) Firewall
3 9 (6.62%) LAN
3 9 (6.62%) SMTP
3 9 (6.62%) VPN
4 8 (5.88%) DHCP
4 8 (5.88%) HTTP
4 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.88%) WAN
5 7 (5.15%) Internet
5 7 (5.15%) VLAN
6 2 (1.47%) SAN
6 2 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.74%) Extranet
7 1 (0.74%) FTP
7 1 (0.74%) Intranet
7 1 (0.74%) PBX
7 1 (0.74%) VoIP
7 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (11.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.62%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.41%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
11 5 (3.68%) MySQL
11 5 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.68%) SAP BW
12 4 (2.94%) DB2
12 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.94%) SSDT
13 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) JIRA
2 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (4.41%) Banking
1 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Law
3 4 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Military
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) SailPoint
1 5 (3.68%) SAP Basis
2 4 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.94%) LDAP
3 3 (2.21%) CSS
3 3 (2.21%) HTML
4 2 (1.47%) .NET
4 2 (1.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.74%) HTML5
5 1 (0.74%) jQuery
5 1 (0.74%) Kafka
5 1 (0.74%) LAMP
5 1 (0.74%) REST
5 1 (0.74%) SAML
5 1 (0.74%) SOAP
5 1 (0.74%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.35%) Clustering
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Replication
5 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.94%) NHS
6 4 (2.94%) Social Network
7 2 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) BBC
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) Tandem
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.82%) Windows
2 27 (19.85%) Linux
3 17 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 12 (8.82%) Unix
5 9 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.15%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.21%) Solaris
10 2 (1.47%) CentOS
10 2 (1.47%) VMS
11 1 (0.74%) AIX
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.53%) High Availability
2 27 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (16.18%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (8.82%) CRM
7 11 (8.09%) Data Management
7 11 (8.09%) Mathematics
8 10 (7.35%) DevOps
9 8 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.15%) ITIL
10 7 (5.15%) Network Architecture
10 7 (5.15%) Project Planning
10 7 (5.15%) Server Management
11 6 (4.41%) Business Continuity
11 6 (4.41%) Migration
11 6 (4.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.29%) SQL
2 7 (5.15%) Java
2 7 (5.15%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.68%) ABAP
4 5 (3.68%) PHP
5 4 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.94%) C
6 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.47%) C#
7 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) OpenEdge ABL
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) R
8 1 (0.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.41%) Degree
1 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.47%) HND
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.74%) MCSA
5 1 (0.74%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (16.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.21%) DFS Replication
4 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.21%) vSphere
5 2 (1.47%) Docker
6 1 (0.74%) Ceph
6 1 (0.74%) NDS
6 1 (0.74%) NFS
6 1 (0.74%) Samba
6 1 (0.74%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) WSUS
2 3 (2.21%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.47%) Nagios
3 2 (1.47%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (1.47%) Puppet
3 2 (1.47%) SCCM
3 2 (1.47%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.47%) vMotion
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Cacti
4 1 (0.74%) cPanel
4 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.74%) Nessus
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.74%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 57 (41.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.24%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (11.03%) Oracle
3 15 (11.03%) VMware
4 7 (5.15%) SAP
5 6 (4.41%) CyberArk
6 5 (3.68%) BeyondTrust
6 5 (3.68%) McAfee
6 5 (3.68%) Okta
6 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.94%) Tableau
8 3 (2.21%) IBM
8 3 (2.21%) RedGate
9 2 (1.47%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.47%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.47%) Novell
9 2 (1.47%) Symantec
10 1 (0.74%) Apple
10 1 (0.74%) Sophos