The median annual salary for a Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Administrator
UK / Scotland
Rank 109 102 105
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 32 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.39% 2.15% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.26% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 32
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £56,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +29 14 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Edinburgh -21 14 £40,000 -3.03% 5
West Lothian -8 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £20,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
4 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
5 16 (25.40%) SQL
6 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.81%) VMware
7 14 (22.22%) ITIL
7 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
9 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
9 11 (17.46%) ETL
10 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (14.29%) Degree
11 9 (14.29%) Puppet
11 9 (14.29%) High Availability
11 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (14.29%) Python
11 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.70%) LAN
12 8 (12.70%) WAN
12 8 (12.70%) Cisco
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (12.70%) DevOps

Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.11%) SAS
2 5 (7.94%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Houdini
3 1 (1.59%) Maya
3 1 (1.59%) NUKE
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) LAN
1 8 (12.70%) WAN
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) NAS
3 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) WLAN
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.59%) OpenVPN
5 1 (1.59%) SMTP
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) VoIP
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (7.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (4.76%) DB2
6 3 (4.76%) DTS
6 3 (4.76%) MySQL
7 2 (3.17%) Big Data
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.59%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (1.59%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.17%) GCC
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) MSI
2 2 (3.17%) NuGet
2 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) LAMP
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) CCTV
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.59%) Animation
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.11%) CentOS
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.94%) Unix
8 4 (6.35%) Windows 2000
8 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.17%) AIX
10 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.59%) Debian
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) ETL
3 9 (14.29%) High Availability
3 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.70%) DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 6 (9.52%) Analytics
6 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.94%) Data Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Demand Management
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.35%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (4.76%) ERP
9 3 (4.76%) Information Management
9 3 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 9 (14.29%) Python
4 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.94%) Perl
5 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.76%) VBScript
8 2 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (3.17%) VBA
9 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.52%) MCITP
3 6 (9.52%) MCSE
4 5 (7.94%) MCSA
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.17%) CCNA
8 1 (1.59%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) NFS
3 5 (7.94%) Samba
4 4 (6.35%) Firmware
5 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.76%) vSphere
6 2 (3.17%) ISA Server
6 2 (3.17%) KVM
6 2 (3.17%) Xen
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.59%) Gluster
7 1 (1.59%) HDFS
7 1 (1.59%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (11.11%) Ansible
3 3 (4.76%) Capistrano
3 3 (4.76%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.17%) yum
5 1 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.59%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.59%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 15 (23.81%) VMware
2 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle
5 5 (7.94%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) F5
6 3 (4.76%) Juniper
6 3 (4.76%) Netezza
6 3 (4.76%) Perforce
7 1 (1.59%) Altiris
7 1 (1.59%) CommVault
7 1 (1.59%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) Infor
7 1 (1.59%) Mitel
7 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.59%) Sun
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