Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 142 136
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 97 78 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.69% 1.48% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.55% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 66
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,530 £23,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -

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 5,510 5,019 5,581
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.26% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,710 3,148 3,357
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Edinburgh -13 43 £37,750 -5.63% 9
Glasgow -6 32 £38,000 +16.92% 7
West Lothian +13 15 £32,000 +6.67%
Stirling - 4 £38,000 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Highlands +4 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Scotland region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 41 (42.27%) Linux
2 36 (37.11%) Oracle
3 31 (31.96%) SQL
4 25 (25.77%) Windows
5 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
6 20 (20.62%) Oracle Database
7 19 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (16.49%) ITIL
10 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.46%) Finance
10 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
11 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (14.43%) Firewall
11 14 (14.43%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (14.43%) Unix
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (13.40%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (13.40%) ERP
12 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
12 13 (13.40%) Ansible
13 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
13 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
14 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (10.31%) Data Guard
15 10 (10.31%) Puppet
15 10 (10.31%) Python
15 10 (10.31%) DNS
15 10 (10.31%) Oracle EBS

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 7 (7.22%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.19%) Confluence
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.15%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) IIS
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.25%) IaaS
3 7 (7.22%) Office 365
4 5 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.06%) PaaS
7 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) Firewall
2 10 (10.31%) DNS
3 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.19%) LAN
4 6 (6.19%) SSH
4 6 (6.19%) VPN
4 6 (6.19%) WAN
5 5 (5.15%) HTTP
5 5 (5.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.15%) IPsec
5 5 (5.15%) SMTP
5 5 (5.15%) SSL
6 4 (4.12%) DHCP
7 3 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (3.09%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.62%) Oracle Database
3 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
5 14 (14.43%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (8.25%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.19%) MySQL
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.12%) DB2
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.03%) Big Data
11 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.03%) Codeship
4 1 (1.03%) GCC
4 1 (1.03%) Maven
4 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Publishing
3 2 (2.06%) Legal
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (6.19%) Middleware
3 5 (5.15%) LAMP
4 1 (1.03%) Kafka
4 1 (1.03%) Mason
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.22%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) Replication
4 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.06%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.03%) iPad
8 1 (1.03%) iPhone
8 1 (1.03%) PMI
8 1 (1.03%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.27%) Linux
2 25 (25.77%) Windows
3 14 (14.43%) Unix
4 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.19%) AIX
6 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) HPUX
7 3 (3.09%) Solaris
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.06%) CentOS
8 2 (2.06%) OpenVMS
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.03%) Debian
9 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (16.49%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (13.40%) ERP
5 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.25%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (8.25%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Change Management
7 7 (7.22%) Proactive Management
8 6 (6.19%) Data Entry
8 6 (6.19%) Information Management
8 6 (6.19%) Presales
8 6 (6.19%) SDLC
8 6 (6.19%) SOA
9 5 (5.15%) Analytics
9 5 (5.15%) High Availability
9 5 (5.15%) Release Management
9 5 (5.15%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) Shell Script
3 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.31%) Python
5 9 (9.28%) Bash Shell
5 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.25%) Perl
7 5 (5.15%) Java
8 3 (3.09%) PHP
8 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.06%) AWK
9 2 (2.06%) Korn
9 2 (2.06%) Ruby
9 2 (2.06%) sed
10 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) R
10 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) OCP
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.06%) CISM
5 2 (2.06%) CISSP
5 2 (2.06%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.06%) MCP
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) HNC
6 1 (1.03%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) GAAP
3 1 (1.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) Firmware
5 1 (1.03%) Postfix
5 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Ansible
2 10 (10.31%) Data Guard
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (10.31%) Puppet
3 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (4.12%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.06%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.06%) SCCM
7 1 (1.03%) Cacti
7 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.03%) Terraform
7 1 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) Oracle
2 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.28%) VMware
4 8 (8.25%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.19%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.19%) Cadence
6 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.09%) Veeam
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
7 2 (2.06%) Cognos
7 2 (2.06%) IBM
7 2 (2.06%) Netezza
7 2 (2.06%) Perforce
7 2 (2.06%) Splunk
7 2 (2.06%) Symantec
8 1 (1.03%) CA
8 1 (1.03%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.03%) F5
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) NetApp