Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Administrator
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 133 104
Rank change year-on-year -5 -29 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 91 87 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.63% 1.68% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.75% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 111
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,931 £22,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +3.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Scotland

Administrator
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Administrator in Scotland

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Scotland

Administrator
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh -19 40 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Glasgow -11 26 £40,500 +8.00% 7
South Lanarkshire -1 9 £43,000 +43.33%
Fife - 6 £40,000 -
Dundee -3 3 £26,250 +19.32% 1
Argyll and Bute - 2 £29,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 - 2
Highlands - 1 £34,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £30,000 -
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 35 (38.46%) Linux
2 28 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 26 (28.57%) Windows
4 24 (26.37%) SQL
5 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
6 22 (24.18%) VMware
7 19 (20.88%) SharePoint
8 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
9 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
9 16 (17.58%) Finance
10 15 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (15.38%) Ansible
11 14 (15.38%) Office 365
11 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 13 (14.29%) Python
13 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
13 12 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (13.19%) Bash Shell
13 12 (13.19%) Puppet
13 12 (13.19%) Windows Server
14 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
15 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (9.89%) LAN
15 9 (9.89%) ITIL
15 9 (9.89%) IIS
15 9 (9.89%) Oracle
15 9 (9.89%) Firewall
15 9 (9.89%) DevOps

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 19 (20.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.89%) IIS
3 7 (7.69%) Apache
4 5 (5.49%) JBoss
4 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.10%) CICS
7 1 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.10%) nginx
7 1 (1.10%) SAS
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) FastStats
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Office 365
2 6 (6.59%) SaaS
3 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.10%) Force.com
5 1 (1.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Firewall
1 9 (9.89%) LAN
2 7 (7.69%) SAN
2 7 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.40%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.20%) S/MIME
4 2 (2.20%) Skype
4 2 (2.20%) SSL
4 2 (2.20%) WLAN
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) GPRS
5 1 (1.10%) NAS
5 1 (1.10%) Network Security
5 1 (1.10%) SMS
5 1 (1.10%) SNMP
5 1 (1.10%) SSH
5 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.69%) DB2
4 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.30%) Power BI
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.20%) Big Data
8 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.20%) HBase
8 2 (2.20%) MySQL
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.10%) Impala
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Maven
2 4 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.20%) GCC
3 2 (2.20%) MSI
3 2 (2.20%) NuGet
3 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.10%) Codeship
4 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Banking
2 2 (2.20%) Billing
2 2 (2.20%) Law
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Games
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Web Services
2 5 (5.49%) LAMP
3 2 (2.20%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) ISPF
4 1 (1.10%) JSON
4 1 (1.10%) Kafka
4 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Replication
3 3 (3.30%) PKI
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) AS400
4 2 (2.20%) iSeries
5 1 (1.10%) Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Linux
2 26 (28.57%) Windows
3 12 (13.19%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.79%) Unix
5 6 (6.59%) CentOS
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) AIX
8 2 (2.20%) MVS
8 2 (2.20%) Tru64
8 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) Debian
9 1 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.89%) DevOps
3 9 (9.89%) ITIL
4 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.79%) High Availability
5 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.69%) Open Source
6 6 (6.59%) Data Management
7 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.49%) Identity Management
7 5 (5.49%) Information Management
7 5 (5.49%) Migration
8 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 24 (26.37%) SQL
3 13 (14.29%) Python
4 12 (13.19%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.79%) Ruby
6 6 (6.59%) Perl
7 5 (5.49%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.20%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.20%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) Korn
9 2 (2.20%) RPG
9 2 (2.20%) VBScript
10 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.10%) JCL
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.49%) MCDBA
4 5 (5.49%) MCITP
5 4 (4.40%) MCP
5 4 (4.40%) MCSE
6 3 (3.30%) CCNA
6 3 (3.30%) CCNP
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.20%) ECDL
8 1 (1.10%) CCSA
8 1 (1.10%) CCSE
8 1 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) Docker
4 5 (5.49%) Xen
5 3 (3.30%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.10%) HDFS
7 1 (1.10%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Ansible
2 12 (13.19%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (13.19%) Puppet
3 5 (5.49%) Capistrano
4 4 (4.40%) yum
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) Nagios
6 2 (2.20%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.20%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.10%) Cacti
7 1 (1.10%) Control-M
7 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Graphite
7 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.10%) Oozie
7 1 (1.10%) WMI
7 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) VMware
2 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.89%) Oracle
5 6 (6.59%) IBM
6 5 (5.49%) Citrix
7 4 (4.40%) F5
7 4 (4.40%) Perforce
8 3 (3.30%) Netezza
8 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco
9 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.10%) Cognos
9 1 (1.10%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.10%) EMC
9 1 (1.10%) McAfee
9 1 (1.10%) Remedy
9 1 (1.10%) Tableau