The median annual salary for an Administrator was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 110 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 35 52 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.30% 1.84% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.90% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 38 52
Median salary £38,500 £42,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.87% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £32,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.28% +1.33%  

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 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Edinburgh -5 23 £38,500 -12.00% 3
Glasgow 0 7 £40,500 +8.00% 1
Midlothian - 1 £30,000 -
Highlands - 1 £34,000 -
Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 36 (53.73%) Linux
2 26 (38.81%) Windows
3 18 (26.87%) Puppet
3 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (25.37%) VMware
5 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
6 15 (22.39%) Python
6 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
6 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
6 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
7 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (20.90%) Red Hat
8 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
8 13 (19.40%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (19.40%) Ansible
8 13 (19.40%) DevOps
8 13 (19.40%) Windows Server
9 12 (17.91%) SQL
10 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.93%) Perl
11 10 (14.93%) ITIL
12 9 (13.43%) F5
13 8 (11.94%) High Availability
13 8 (11.94%) CentOS
13 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
13 8 (11.94%) JBoss
13 8 (11.94%) Apache
13 8 (11.94%) Tomcat

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 8 (11.94%) Apache
1 8 (11.94%) JBoss
1 8 (11.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) IIS
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.99%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) SAN
2 5 (7.46%) LAN
2 5 (7.46%) NAS
2 5 (7.46%) WAN
3 4 (5.97%) DNS
4 3 (4.48%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) DHCP
5 2 (2.99%) Network Security
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.49%) FTP
6 1 (1.49%) HTTP
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
6 1 (1.49%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.49%) Skype
6 1 (1.49%) SMTP
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
6 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) DB2
4 3 (4.48%) DTS
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.49%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) Maven
2 5 (7.46%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.97%) GCC
3 4 (5.97%) MSI
3 4 (5.97%) NuGet
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) LAMP
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
1 4 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.48%) Replication
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) CCTV
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.49%) FMCG
4 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) PMI
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Linux
2 26 (38.81%) Windows
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.94%) CentOS
4 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.96%) Unix
6 5 (7.46%) Windows 2000
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.97%) AIX
7 4 (5.97%) Debian
8 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
1 13 (19.40%) DevOps
1 13 (19.40%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (14.93%) ITIL
3 8 (11.94%) High Availability
4 7 (10.45%) Analytics
5 6 (8.96%) ETL
5 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.96%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.97%) CRM
6 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.48%) ERP
7 3 (4.48%) Information Management
7 3 (4.48%) Line Management
7 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.99%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
1 15 (22.39%) Python
2 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.97%) VBScript
8 3 (4.48%) Ruby
9 2 (2.99%) Java
10 1 (1.49%) AWK
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Korn
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) sed
10 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) CCNA
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCSE
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.96%) vSphere
4 3 (4.48%) Docker
5 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.99%) KVM
5 2 (2.99%) NFS
5 2 (2.99%) Samba
5 2 (2.99%) Xen
6 1 (1.49%) Firmware
6 1 (1.49%) Gluster
6 1 (1.49%) HDFS
6 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.49%) RHEV
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (26.87%) Puppet
2 13 (19.40%) Ansible
3 7 (10.45%) Capistrano
4 5 (7.46%) yum
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.97%) Nagios
5 4 (5.97%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.99%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.49%) Cacti
7 1 (1.49%) Control-M
7 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.49%) Icinga
7 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.49%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) VMware
2 14 (20.90%) Red Hat
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.43%) F5
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle
5 7 (10.45%) Perforce
6 6 (8.96%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) Juniper
7 3 (4.48%) Netezza
8 2 (2.99%) Citrix
9 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.49%) Cognos
9 1 (1.49%) Dell
9 1 (1.49%) EMC
9 1 (1.49%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) Mitel
9 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.49%) Splunk
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