Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 136 130
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 116 91 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.15% 1.65% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.72% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 63
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,200 £28,750 £27,800
90th Percentile £53,250 £49,750 £54,500
UK 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 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 5,157 5,296 5,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.77% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,406 3,378 3,090
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,563 £65,000 £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 16 October 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 16 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
Edinburgh +18 59 £37,750 -1.95% 9
Glasgow -11 24 £35,000 -13.58% 5
West Lothian - 21 £42,500 - 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £25,000 -
Stirling - 3 £38,000 - 2
Aberdeen +1 2 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Highlands 0 1 - -
South Lanarkshire -5 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 Scotland region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 48 (41.38%) Linux
2 44 (37.93%) Oracle
3 39 (33.62%) SQL
4 32 (27.59%) Windows
5 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
7 25 (21.55%) Finance
8 23 (19.83%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (17.24%) Oracle Database
9 20 (17.24%) Unix
9 20 (17.24%) ERP
9 20 (17.24%) Windows Server
10 19 (16.38%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (15.52%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (12.93%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (12.93%) VMware
13 15 (12.93%) Firewall
13 15 (12.93%) Shell Script
13 15 (12.93%) DNS
13 15 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
14 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
15 13 (11.21%) SLA
15 13 (11.21%) Apache
15 13 (11.21%) ITIL
16 12 (10.34%) JIRA
16 12 (10.34%) Data Guard
16 12 (10.34%) LAN

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 13 (11.21%) Apache
2 11 (9.48%) Confluence
3 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.31%) JBoss
6 3 (2.59%) IIS
6 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.59%) WordPress
7 2 (1.72%) nginx
7 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.86%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.90%) IaaS
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.03%) Office 365
4 2 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) DNS
1 15 (12.93%) Firewall
2 12 (10.34%) LAN
2 12 (10.34%) WAN
3 10 (8.62%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.76%) SSH
5 8 (6.90%) DHCP
6 5 (4.31%) Internet
6 5 (4.31%) SAN
6 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.59%) Network Security
7 3 (2.59%) SMTP
8 2 (1.72%) HTTP
8 2 (1.72%) SSL
8 2 (1.72%) VLAN
9 1 (0.86%) BGP
9 1 (0.86%) NAS
9 1 (0.86%) VoIP
9 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 19 (16.38%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.62%) MySQL
8 8 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (5.17%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.72%) Big Data
12 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.86%) Power BI
13 1 (0.86%) QlikView
13 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.72%) GCC
3 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Maven
4 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.86%) GitLab
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) LDAP
2 10 (8.62%) LAMP
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (5.17%) Middleware
5 2 (1.72%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.72%) Node.js
6 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.86%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.86%) Kafka
6 1 (0.86%) WAP
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Replication
2 9 (7.76%) Clustering
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.45%) CMDB
5 4 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) Fintech
7 2 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.38%) Linux
2 32 (27.59%) Windows
3 20 (17.24%) Unix
3 20 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.59%) AIX
6 3 (2.59%) CentOS
6 3 (2.59%) Solaris
7 2 (1.72%) Debian
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.86%) HPUX
8 1 (0.86%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (17.24%) ERP
3 15 (12.93%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (11.21%) ITIL
5 12 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.34%) Storage Management
6 11 (9.48%) Data Entry
7 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.76%) Migration
8 8 (6.90%) High Availability
9 7 (6.03%) Change Control
9 7 (6.03%) DevOps
9 7 (6.03%) Proactive Management
9 7 (6.03%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.03%) Task Automation
10 6 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.17%) CRM
10 6 (5.17%) Decision-Making
10 6 (5.17%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.76%) PL/SQL
3 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.76%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.17%) PHP
5 5 (4.31%) Python
6 4 (3.45%) Java
6 4 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.86%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.86%) C-shell
9 1 (0.86%) Korn
9 1 (0.86%) R
9 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) OCP
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.59%) MCP
6 2 (1.72%) CCNA
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.86%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) MCSD
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.86%) GAAP
3 1 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (15.52%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.17%) Firmware
5 5 (4.31%) Docker
5 5 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.31%) NFS
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (3.45%) Samba
7 1 (0.86%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.86%) iptables
7 1 (0.86%) Postfix
7 1 (0.86%) RACF
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Data Guard
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.17%) Puppet
3 6 (5.17%) SCCM
4 5 (4.31%) Ansible
5 2 (1.72%) Cacti
5 2 (1.72%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) Terraform
6 1 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Oracle
2 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.93%) VMware
4 11 (9.48%) Atlassian
4 11 (9.48%) Cadence
5 9 (7.76%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.17%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.59%) Cisco
7 3 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.59%) Splunk
7 3 (2.59%) Veritas
8 2 (1.72%) F5
8 2 (1.72%) IBM
8 2 (1.72%) Perforce
8 2 (1.72%) Symantec
9 1 (0.86%) Apple
9 1 (0.86%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.86%) Pardot
9 1 (0.86%) Talend
9 1 (0.86%) Veeam