Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 172 125
Rank change year-on-year -1 -47 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 195 231 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 1.76% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.82% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 165 185 240
North West median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,350 £21,950
90th Percentile £52,750 £57,500 £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 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 10,898 12,719 12,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.68% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,840 10,208 10,163
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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
Manchester -9 103 £45,000 +27.66% 33
Cheshire +29 43 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Merseyside +10 32 £40,349 +2.80% 5
Lancashire -10 15 £37,500 +2.04% 5
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 North West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 90 (46.15%) SQL
2 80 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 79 (40.51%) SQL Server
4 58 (29.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 51 (26.15%) Windows
7 37 (18.97%) VMware
8 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (17.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (17.44%) Performance Tuning
10 33 (16.92%) NoSQL
11 32 (16.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (15.90%) Degree
13 29 (14.87%) PowerShell
13 29 (14.87%) Linux
13 29 (14.87%) Active Directory
13 29 (14.87%) Relational Database
14 28 (14.36%) Windows Server
15 27 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (13.33%) Finance
16 26 (13.33%) MongoDB
17 25 (12.82%) High Availability
17 25 (12.82%) ITIL
18 24 (12.31%) SQL Server 2014
18 24 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
21 21 (10.77%) OLTP
21 21 (10.77%) Oracle
21 21 (10.77%) IT Strategy

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 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.64%) Confluence
3 10 (5.13%) IIS
4 7 (3.59%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.56%) CMS
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.03%) nginx
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.54%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.54%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.51%) Magento
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.67%) Office 365
3 10 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.08%) Force.com
6 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
7 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.69%) SAN
2 14 (7.18%) DNS
3 12 (6.15%) Firewall
4 9 (4.62%) VLAN
5 8 (4.10%) MPLS
6 7 (3.59%) Skype
7 6 (3.08%) iSCSI
7 6 (3.08%) NetScaler
7 6 (3.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.56%) VPN
9 4 (2.05%) SSH
9 4 (2.05%) VSAN
10 3 (1.54%) Extranet
10 3 (1.54%) FTP
10 3 (1.54%) Intranet
10 3 (1.54%) SMTP
11 2 (1.03%) ADSL
11 2 (1.03%) DHCP
11 2 (1.03%) Network Security
11 2 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (40.51%) SQL Server
2 58 (29.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (17.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (16.92%) NoSQL
5 32 (16.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (14.87%) Relational Database
7 27 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (13.33%) MongoDB
9 24 (12.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (10.77%) OLTP
11 20 (10.26%) MySQL
12 16 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (3.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (3.59%) MariaDB
15 6 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (2.56%) OLAP
16 5 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (5.64%) Jenkins
1 11 (5.64%) JIRA
2 7 (3.59%) Gradle
2 7 (3.59%) Maven
3 3 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.54%) Hudson
3 3 (1.54%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (13.33%) Finance
2 15 (7.69%) Retail
3 11 (5.64%) Law
4 5 (2.56%) Games
4 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.54%) Electronics
6 2 (1.03%) Automotive
6 2 (1.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.10%) Visualforce
2 7 (3.59%) Middleware
3 5 (2.56%) CSS
3 5 (2.56%) HTML
4 4 (2.05%) LDAP
5 3 (1.54%) React
6 2 (1.03%) .NET
6 2 (1.03%) MDX
6 2 (1.03%) Web Services
7 1 (0.51%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.59%) Replication
4 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.56%) Clustering
6 3 (1.54%) 3D Printing
6 3 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.54%) Robotics
6 3 (1.54%) SCADA
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) Fintech
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.15%) Windows
2 29 (14.87%) Linux
3 28 (14.36%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (6.67%) Unix
7 11 (5.64%) Solaris
8 8 (4.10%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.03%) CentOS
11 2 (1.03%) Debian
11 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.51%) AIX
12 1 (0.51%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) HPUX
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.44%) Performance Tuning
3 25 (12.82%) High Availability
3 25 (12.82%) ITIL
4 24 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (10.77%) IT Strategy
5 21 (10.77%) Server Building
6 20 (10.26%) CRM
7 16 (8.21%) DevOps
8 15 (7.69%) Migration
9 13 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.67%) Data Management
9 13 (6.67%) SDLC
10 12 (6.15%) Analytical Thinking
10 12 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (6.15%) Workflow
11 11 (5.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (5.64%) Data Security
11 11 (5.64%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 90 (46.15%) SQL
2 52 (26.67%) T-SQL
3 29 (14.87%) PowerShell
4 15 (7.69%) C#
5 13 (6.67%) VBScript
6 9 (4.62%) Apex Code
7 7 (3.59%) Python
8 6 (3.08%) SOQL
9 5 (2.56%) C
9 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.56%) Perl
9 5 (2.56%) Ruby
9 5 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.56%) VB
10 4 (2.05%) PHP
11 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.54%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.54%) Java
11 3 (1.54%) Korn
11 3 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (15.90%) Degree
2 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.03%) MCSA
4 2 (1.03%) OCA
4 2 (1.03%) OCP
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) AAT
5 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.51%) MCP
5 1 (0.51%) MCSE
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.15%) QA
2 5 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (14.87%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.13%) Docker
4 6 (3.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.56%) Firmware
6 4 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.05%) VMware NSX
6 4 (2.05%) vSphere
7 3 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.51%) Corosync
8 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.15%) Puppet
2 9 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.08%) Ansible
3 6 (3.08%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.08%) SCCM
3 6 (3.08%) SCOM
3 6 (3.08%) vCenter Server
4 4 (2.05%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.05%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.54%) Terraform
6 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.03%) Nagios
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.97%) VMware
3 21 (10.77%) Oracle
4 15 (7.69%) Cisco
5 14 (7.18%) EMC
6 13 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (5.64%) Citrix
8 8 (4.10%) HP
8 8 (4.10%) Veeam
9 7 (3.59%) Atlassian
9 7 (3.59%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.59%) RedGate
10 6 (3.08%) Avaya
10 6 (3.08%) Dell
10 6 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (3.08%) Nortel
11 5 (2.56%) NetApp
12 4 (2.05%) SAP
12 4 (2.05%) Veritas
13 3 (1.54%) Nintex