Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 161 116
Rank change year-on-year -20 -45 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 201 250 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.72% 1.96% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.03% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 170 197 242
North West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £21,025
90th Percentile £53,875 £57,500 £53,750
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 11,300 12,343 11,844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.69% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,131 9,883 9,988
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 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -19 97 £45,000 +28.57% 33
Cheshire +33 57 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Merseyside +10 35 £40,349 +13.66% 7
Lancashire -4 9 £32,500 -
Cumbria - 2 - - 3
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 86 (42.79%) Microsoft
2 84 (41.79%) SQL
3 75 (37.31%) SQL Server
4 54 (26.87%) Windows
5 53 (26.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (23.38%) T-SQL
7 42 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
8 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (17.91%) Linux
10 35 (17.41%) VMware
10 35 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (16.92%) Degree
12 33 (16.42%) Active Directory
13 31 (15.42%) NoSQL
14 30 (14.93%) Oracle
15 29 (14.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 29 (14.43%) Relational Database
16 27 (13.43%) High Availability
16 27 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (13.43%) Windows Server
16 27 (13.43%) ITIL
17 26 (12.94%) Finance
18 25 (12.44%) DevOps
18 25 (12.44%) MongoDB
19 24 (11.94%) SQL Server 2014
20 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
22 21 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 21 (10.45%) Server Building

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 (6.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.48%) IIS
2 7 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.49%) CMS
5 4 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.49%) Apache
6 3 (1.49%) Confluence
6 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.00%) nginx
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.98%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.99%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (1.49%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.96%) Dynamics 365
2 16 (7.96%) Office 365
3 15 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.49%) Force.com
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) GitHub
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.96%) DNS
1 16 (7.96%) Firewall
1 16 (7.96%) SAN
2 11 (5.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.48%) VLAN
4 8 (3.98%) VPN
5 7 (3.48%) DHCP
5 7 (3.48%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.48%) MPLS
6 6 (2.99%) Skype
7 5 (2.49%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.49%) Network Security
8 4 (1.99%) Internet
8 4 (1.99%) LAN
8 4 (1.99%) VSAN
8 4 (1.99%) WAN
8 4 (1.99%) Wireless
9 3 (1.49%) Extranet
9 3 (1.49%) Intranet
9 3 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 53 (26.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (15.42%) NoSQL
5 29 (14.43%) Relational Database
5 29 (14.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (12.44%) MongoDB
7 24 (11.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (10.45%) OLTP
10 17 (8.46%) MySQL
11 12 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
14 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (2.49%) MariaDB
16 5 (2.49%) OLAP
16 5 (2.49%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (5.47%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.49%) Gradle
2 5 (2.49%) Maven
3 4 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.99%) Hudson
3 4 (1.99%) JIRA
3 4 (1.99%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.99%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) GitLab
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.94%) Finance
2 15 (7.46%) Retail
3 12 (5.97%) Law
4 6 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.49%) Games
6 4 (1.99%) Electronics
7 3 (1.49%) Automotive
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) CSS
1 5 (2.49%) HTML
1 5 (2.49%) Web Services
2 4 (1.99%) JAAS
2 4 (1.99%) Middleware
2 4 (1.99%) React
3 3 (1.49%) EDI
3 3 (1.49%) J2EE
3 3 (1.49%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.00%) .NET
4 2 (1.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.00%) MDX
4 2 (1.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.50%) COM
5 1 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.50%) JSON
5 1 (0.50%) RESTful
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.98%) Clustering
5 7 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.49%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.49%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.49%) Replication
7 4 (1.99%) 3D Printing
7 4 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.99%) Robotics
8 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.49%) SCADA
9 2 (1.00%) Social Media
10 1 (0.50%) iPad
10 1 (0.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.87%) Windows
2 36 (17.91%) Linux
3 27 (13.43%) Windows Server
4 22 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (10.45%) Unix
5 21 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.97%) Windows 10
7 10 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.98%) Solaris
8 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.00%) CentOS
10 2 (1.00%) Debian
11 1 (0.50%) AIX
11 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) HPUX
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.90%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.43%) High Availability
3 27 (13.43%) ITIL
4 25 (12.44%) DevOps
5 21 (10.45%) IT Strategy
5 21 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (10.45%) Server Building
6 16 (7.96%) CRM
7 15 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (7.46%) Migration
8 14 (6.97%) ERP
9 13 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.97%) Analytical Thinking
10 12 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.47%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.47%) Validation
12 10 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.98%) Storage Management
13 9 (4.48%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 84 (41.79%) SQL
2 47 (23.38%) T-SQL
3 19 (9.45%) PowerShell
4 11 (5.47%) C#
5 7 (3.48%) Python
6 6 (2.99%) Apex Code
6 6 (2.99%) Java
6 6 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.99%) Ruby
6 6 (2.99%) VBScript
7 5 (2.49%) Perl
7 5 (2.49%) SOQL
8 4 (1.99%) Bourne shell
8 4 (1.99%) Korn
8 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.49%) PHP
9 3 (1.49%) VB
10 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 34 (16.92%) Degree
2 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.50%) AAT
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MCSA
7 1 (0.50%) OCA
7 1 (0.50%) OCP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) QA
2 5 (2.49%) SLA
3 3 (1.49%) GDPR
4 2 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.50%) GPG13
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.98%) Docker
4 7 (3.48%) vSphere
5 5 (2.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (2.49%) Firmware
5 5 (2.49%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.99%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.00%) ACF2
8 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.00%) RACF
9 1 (0.50%) Corosync
9 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) Puppet
2 8 (3.98%) vCenter Server
3 7 (3.48%) Ansible
3 7 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.48%) SCCM
4 5 (2.49%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.49%) SCOM
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Sentry
5 4 (1.99%) Terraform
6 3 (1.49%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.49%) WSUS
7 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.00%) Kibana
7 2 (1.00%) Nagios
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Icinga
8 1 (0.50%) logstash
8 1 (0.50%) Opsview
8 1 (0.50%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 86 (42.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.41%) VMware
3 30 (14.93%) Oracle
4 15 (7.46%) Cisco
4 15 (7.46%) EMC
5 12 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.98%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.98%) Veeam
7 9 (4.48%) Citrix
8 8 (3.98%) NetApp
9 6 (2.99%) IBM
9 6 (2.99%) RedGate
10 5 (2.49%) Avaya
10 5 (2.49%) Dell
10 5 (2.49%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (2.49%) Nortel
10 5 (2.49%) SAP
11 4 (1.99%) Blue Prism
11 4 (1.99%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.49%) Nintex