Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 139 107
Rank change year-on-year -19 -32 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 84 66 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 1.41% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.47% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 95
Scotland median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% -

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 5,575 4,496 5,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 96.17% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,817 2,834 3,656
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +1.76%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £64,750
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -1 39 £32,500 - 13
Glasgow -20 39 £38,500 +6.94% 8
West Lothian +4 2 £37,250 +24.17%
Aberdeen -11 1 £62,500 +212.50%
North Lanarkshire -11 1 £30,000 -7.69%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £45,500 -
Stirling - 1 £38,000 - 1
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 33 (39.29%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) Windows
3 24 (28.57%) ITIL
4 22 (26.19%) Python
4 22 (26.19%) Ansible
5 21 (25.00%) SQL
5 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (23.81%) Bash Shell
6 20 (23.81%) Puppet
7 19 (22.62%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 18 (21.43%) Perl
9 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
10 16 (19.05%) SMTP
10 16 (19.05%) DNS
10 16 (19.05%) Change Management
10 16 (19.05%) Firewall
11 15 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (17.86%) Public Cloud
11 15 (17.86%) Data Centre
12 14 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
12 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture
12 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 14 (16.67%) Information Management
12 14 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 14 (16.67%) IPsec
12 14 (16.67%) HTTP

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 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.14%) Office 365
5 4 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.57%) PaaS
7 2 (2.38%) IaaS
7 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.38%) SaaS
8 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) DNS
1 16 (19.05%) Firewall
1 16 (19.05%) SMTP
2 14 (16.67%) HTTP
2 14 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (16.67%) IPsec
2 14 (16.67%) SSL
2 14 (16.67%) VPN
3 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.38%) DHCP
5 2 (2.38%) SAN
5 2 (2.38%) Skype
5 2 (2.38%) SNMP
6 1 (1.19%) LAN
6 1 (1.19%) WAN
6 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.57%) DB2
7 3 (3.57%) MySQL
7 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) Codeship
2 1 (1.19%) GCC
2 1 (1.19%) Maven
2 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Publishing
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) LAMP
2 3 (3.57%) Middleware
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) JSON
3 2 (2.38%) REST
3 2 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Data Centre
1 15 (17.86%) Public Cloud
2 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Replication
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.19%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) Windows
3 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Unix
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.14%) CentOS
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.95%) AIX
7 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.57%) Solaris
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.38%) HPUX
8 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.19%) Debian
9 1 (1.19%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 16 (19.05%) Change Management
5 15 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (16.67%) Information Management
6 14 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 14 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
7 13 (15.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 13 (15.48%) Password Management
7 13 (15.48%) Technical Analysis
8 11 (13.10%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (10.71%) Migration
10 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.14%) Release Management
11 5 (5.95%) Data Management
11 5 (5.95%) High Availability
12 4 (4.76%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) Python
2 21 (25.00%) SQL
3 20 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 18 (21.43%) Perl
5 11 (13.10%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.95%) Java
9 4 (4.76%) Ruby
10 2 (2.38%) AWK
10 2 (2.38%) Korn
10 2 (2.38%) sed
11 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.57%) OCP
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.38%) CISM
4 2 (2.38%) CISSP
4 2 (2.38%) ECDL
4 2 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) CCSA
5 1 (1.19%) CCSE
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) HNC
5 1 (1.19%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.19%) MCITP
5 1 (1.19%) MCSA
5 1 (1.19%) MCSE
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (1.19%) Postfix
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (26.19%) Ansible
2 20 (23.81%) Puppet
3 19 (22.62%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.14%) Data Guard
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (4.76%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.38%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.38%) WMI
7 1 (1.19%) AppManager
7 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.19%) Cacti
7 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.19%) SCCM
7 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle
3 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.71%) VMware
4 4 (4.76%) Veeam
5 3 (3.57%) CA
5 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) Netezza
6 2 (2.38%) Perforce
7 1 (1.19%) BMC
7 1 (1.19%) Capita
7 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee
7 1 (1.19%) NetApp