Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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

Administrator
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 96 112
Rank change year-on-year -47 +16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 702 886 1,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.31% 3.05% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 3.15% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 579 768 1,027
South East median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,625 £57,500
England 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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,397 28,137 36,570
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 96.86% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24,500 23,505 31,170
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in the South East.

Salary trend for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the South East over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Thames Valley -9 328 £40,000 -5.88% 46
Berkshire +1 201 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Surrey -33 114 £50,500 +26.25% 12
Hampshire -70 114 £42,750 +14.00% 17
Buckinghamshire +19 87 £37,500 -11.76% 16
East Sussex -52 63 £41,000 -8.89% 9
West Sussex +24 61 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Oxfordshire -56 40 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Kent -9 17 £38,415 -1.50% 6
Middlesex +9 2 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £32,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 South East region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 267 (38.03%) Linux
2 207 (29.49%) SQL
3 186 (26.50%) Windows
4 181 (25.78%) Microsoft
5 144 (20.51%) SQL Server
6 112 (15.95%) VMware
7 106 (15.10%) Performance Tuning
8 102 (14.53%) MySQL
9 101 (14.39%) Windows Server
10 95 (13.53%) DevOps
11 90 (12.82%) ITIL
12 89 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
13 88 (12.54%) Oracle
14 84 (11.97%) Python
15 82 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
16 81 (11.54%) Finance
17 80 (11.40%) Active Directory
18 78 (11.11%) Bash Shell
19 74 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
20 72 (10.26%) Degree
21 71 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 71 (10.11%) Migration
22 70 (9.97%) Firewall
23 68 (9.69%) Computer Science
24 59 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 59 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
24 59 (8.40%) Perl
25 55 (7.83%) Red Hat
26 54 (7.69%) Cisco
26 54 (7.69%) Puppet

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 44 (6.27%) Apache
2 37 (5.27%) MS Exchange
3 33 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (1.71%) nginx
8 11 (1.57%) IIS
9 10 (1.42%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.85%) JBoss
12 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.43%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (6.55%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.57%) InfoPath
3 11 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.42%) NetSuite
3 11 (1.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.43%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.28%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.28%) Scribe Insight
10 1 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
10 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.14%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 89 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.13%) Office 365
4 20 (2.85%) SaaS
5 16 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 9 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 6 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.71%) FinancialForce
9 5 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.43%) Akamai
11 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.43%) IaaS
11 3 (0.43%) PaaS
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.28%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.97%) Firewall
2 49 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 48 (6.84%) VPN
4 43 (6.13%) DNS
5 35 (4.99%) WAN
6 24 (3.42%) DHCP
7 19 (2.71%) VLAN
8 18 (2.56%) Intranet
8 18 (2.56%) SAN
9 17 (2.42%) LAN
10 14 (1.99%) HTTP
11 13 (1.85%) Internet
11 13 (1.85%) Network Security
12 12 (1.71%) Wireless
13 11 (1.57%) MPLS
14 10 (1.42%) IPsec
14 10 (1.42%) Skype
14 10 (1.42%) SMS
14 10 (1.42%) VoIP
15 9 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 102 (14.53%) MySQL
3 42 (5.98%) Oracle Database
4 41 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 18 (2.56%) MongoDB
12 17 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.99%) NoSQL
15 14 (1.99%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.99%) Relational Database
16 13 (1.85%) MariaDB
17 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.42%) JIRA
3 16 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (1.42%) Selenium
6 5 (0.71%) Subversion
7 3 (0.43%) Maven
7 3 (0.43%) MSI
7 3 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.28%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.14%) Introscope
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 81 (11.54%) Finance
2 41 (5.84%) Marketing
3 38 (5.41%) Retail
4 32 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.56%) Advertising
6 17 (2.42%) Legal
7 8 (1.14%) Back Office
7 8 (1.14%) Law
7 8 (1.14%) Publishing
8 7 (1.00%) Banking
9 5 (0.71%) Digital Economy
9 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.42%) LAMP
2 30 (4.27%) Mason
3 26 (3.70%) Web Services
4 23 (3.28%) .NET
5 19 (2.71%) Visualforce
6 12 (1.71%) ASP.NET
6 12 (1.71%) CSS
7 9 (1.28%) HTML
8 7 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (1.00%) LDAP
8 7 (1.00%) XSLT
9 6 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (0.71%) Castor
10 5 (0.71%) Middleware
11 4 (0.57%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.57%) JSON
11 4 (0.57%) REST
11 4 (0.57%) SOAP
12 3 (0.43%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 37 (5.27%) Replication
3 33 (4.70%) Clustering
4 29 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.42%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.85%) Smartphone
9 11 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.14%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
12 6 (0.85%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.71%) Linked Data
13 5 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
14 4 (0.57%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.57%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.57%) Social Media
14 4 (0.57%) Taxonomies
15 3 (0.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 267 (38.03%) Linux
2 186 (26.50%) Windows
3 101 (14.39%) Windows Server
4 59 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (6.55%) Unix
6 45 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (5.27%) CentOS
8 31 (4.42%) Ubuntu
8 31 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (3.70%) Windows 7
10 22 (3.13%) Debian
11 15 (2.14%) Windows 10
12 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.00%) Solaris
14 6 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.57%) AIX
15 4 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (15.10%) Performance Tuning
2 95 (13.53%) DevOps
3 90 (12.82%) ITIL
4 74 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
5 71 (10.11%) Migration
6 53 (7.55%) CRM
6 53 (7.55%) High Availability
7 51 (7.26%) Configuration Management
8 43 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 37 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (4.99%) Workflow
12 34 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
12 34 (4.84%) Project Management
13 31 (4.42%) Mentoring
14 30 (4.27%) ERP
15 29 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (3.56%) Task Automation
17 24 (3.42%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 207 (29.49%) SQL
2 84 (11.97%) Python
3 78 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 59 (8.40%) Perl
5 53 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 45 (6.41%) Java
7 35 (4.99%) Ruby
8 31 (4.42%) JavaScript
9 29 (4.13%) Shell Script
10 25 (3.56%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.28%) PHP
12 20 (2.85%) Apex Code
13 14 (1.99%) C
14 9 (1.28%) C++
15 6 (0.85%) C#
16 5 (0.71%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.71%) VBScript
17 4 (0.57%) Go
17 4 (0.57%) Korn
17 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (10.26%) Degree
2 47 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (5.27%) MCSA
4 20 (2.85%) OCP
4 20 (2.85%) Oracle Certification
5 17 (2.42%) MCSE
6 16 (2.28%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.85%) MCP
8 12 (1.71%) MCITP
9 11 (1.57%) RHCE
10 8 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.14%) MCTS
10 8 (1.14%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.00%) CCNP
12 6 (0.85%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.57%) CCNA
13 4 (0.57%) CISSP
13 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.57%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.71%) SLA
2 17 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.99%) PMO
5 7 (1.00%) QA
6 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.43%) GDPR
7 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.28%) GCP
8 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.28%) PSD2
9 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 80 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 71 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.56%) Docker
5 11 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.14%) vSphere
7 7 (1.00%) NFS
7 7 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.85%) XenApp
9 5 (0.71%) iptables
9 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.57%) KVM
10 4 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.57%) Samba
10 4 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.43%) NDS
11 3 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.28%) Firmware
12 2 (0.28%) Squid
12 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (7.69%) Puppet
2 47 (6.70%) Ansible
3 32 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.42%) SCCM
5 15 (2.14%) Nagios
6 12 (1.71%) Kubernetes
7 11 (1.57%) HAProxy
7 11 (1.57%) Perfmon
8 10 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (1.14%) Cacti
9 8 (1.14%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.85%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.85%) SCOM
11 5 (0.71%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 5 (0.71%) Icinga
11 5 (0.71%) logstash
11 5 (0.71%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.71%) Netcool
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 181 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 112 (15.95%) VMware
3 88 (12.54%) Oracle
4 59 (8.40%) Salesforce.com
5 55 (7.83%) Red Hat
6 54 (7.69%) Cisco
7 23 (3.28%) Citrix
8 22 (3.13%) SAP
9 20 (2.85%) HP
9 20 (2.85%) Juniper
10 13 (1.85%) Google
11 11 (1.57%) LexisNexis
12 10 (1.42%) Sun
13 9 (1.28%) EMC
13 9 (1.28%) IBM
13 9 (1.28%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.14%) Ariba
14 8 (1.14%) Capita
14 8 (1.14%) Dell
14 8 (1.14%) Splunk