Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 170 151
Rank change year-on-year +27 -19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 262 345 556
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 1.70% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.78% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 128 281 471
10th Percentile £28,925 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
75th Percentile £47,813 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
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 11,882 19,432 25,762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.62% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,414 16,005 21,505
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,960 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,063 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Administrator in the South East.

Salary trend for Administrator in the South East

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Administrator in the South East over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +45 109 £42,500 -10.83% 19
Hampshire +47 72 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Berkshire +58 66 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Surrey +30 47 £41,250 +26.92% 7
Buckinghamshire +29 30 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +7 13 £50,000 +20.64% 9
West Sussex +14 9 £45,000 - 4
East Sussex -9 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kent +1 8 £32,500 -27.78% 3
Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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.

1 118 (45.04%) Manufacturing
2 116 (44.27%) Law
2 116 (44.27%) Information Security
2 116 (44.27%) Project Management
3 114 (43.51%) Management Information System
3 114 (43.51%) Legal
4 113 (43.13%) Data Protection
5 112 (42.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 112 (42.75%) GDPR
6 111 (42.37%) Matrix Organization
7 62 (23.66%) Windows
8 53 (20.23%) Linux
9 52 (19.85%) Microsoft
10 43 (16.41%) Windows Server
11 41 (15.65%) Azure
12 37 (14.12%) Active Directory
12 37 (14.12%) Microsoft 365
13 34 (12.98%) VMware
14 31 (11.83%) DNS
15 29 (11.07%) ITIL
16 26 (9.92%) Data Privacy
17 25 (9.54%) PowerShell
18 24 (9.16%) DHCP
19 23 (8.78%) SharePoint
20 22 (8.40%) SQL Server
20 22 (8.40%) Data Security
20 22 (8.40%) DevOps
21 21 (8.02%) SQL
22 20 (7.63%) Python
22 20 (7.63%) Firewall

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 23 (8.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.05%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.91%) IIS
5 3 (1.15%) Apache
6 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.76%) WordPress
7 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.38%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.65%) Azure
2 37 (14.12%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (7.63%) AWS
4 18 (6.87%) SaaS
5 13 (4.96%) Power Platform
6 9 (3.44%) PowerApps
7 5 (1.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 5 (1.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (1.91%) Serverless
8 3 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.15%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.76%) Route 53
9 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.83%) DNS
2 24 (9.16%) DHCP
3 20 (7.63%) Firewall
4 8 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.67%) LAN
5 7 (2.67%) NAS
5 7 (2.67%) VPN
6 6 (2.29%) SAN
7 5 (1.91%) SSL
8 4 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.53%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.53%) WAN
8 4 (1.53%) Wireless
9 2 (0.76%) Internet
9 2 (0.76%) Intranet
9 2 (0.76%) IPsec
9 2 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.76%) SNMP
9 2 (0.76%) VLAN
9 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.67%) MySQL
3 7 (2.67%) Power BI
4 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.38%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.91%) GitLab
2 3 (1.15%) JIRA
3 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 118 (45.04%) Manufacturing
2 116 (44.27%) Law
3 114 (43.51%) Legal
4 112 (42.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (4.96%) Marketing
6 10 (3.82%) Finance
7 7 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.76%) Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.91%) .NET
1 5 (1.91%) Web Services
2 4 (1.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.15%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.76%) LAMP
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) EDI
5 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (43.51%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.29%) PKI
4 6 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.53%) Clustering
7 3 (1.15%) LIMS
7 3 (1.15%) Replication
8 2 (0.76%) CMDB
8 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) FMCG
9 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.66%) Windows
2 53 (20.23%) Linux
3 43 (16.41%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (4.20%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.44%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (3.05%) Unix
9 6 (2.29%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.53%) CentOS
11 3 (1.15%) AIX
11 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.76%) Debian
12 2 (0.76%) FreeNAS
12 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.27%) Information Security
1 116 (44.27%) Project Management
2 113 (43.13%) Data Protection
3 111 (42.37%) Matrix Organization
4 29 (11.07%) ITIL
5 26 (9.92%) Data Privacy
6 22 (8.40%) Data Security
6 22 (8.40%) DevOps
7 17 (6.49%) Migration
8 15 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.20%) Tech Ops
10 11 (4.20%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (3.44%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (3.05%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.67%) Change Management
13 7 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.54%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.02%) SQL
3 20 (7.63%) Python
4 14 (5.34%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.67%) Ruby
6 6 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.53%) C#
7 4 (1.53%) Perl
8 3 (1.15%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.15%) Java
8 3 (1.15%) PHP
8 3 (1.15%) VB
8 3 (1.15%) VBScript
9 2 (0.76%) Tcl
9 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) ABAP
10 1 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (3.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.05%) Degree
3 4 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.53%) MCP
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) CCNA
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.38%) CISSP
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) GSEC
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.38%) OCP
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (42.75%) GDPR
2 13 (4.96%) SLA
3 7 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.91%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 37 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.87%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.29%) Docker
6 4 (1.53%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.76%) KVM
8 2 (0.76%) NFS
8 2 (0.76%) Samba
8 2 (0.76%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.76%) vSphere
9 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.34%) Ansible
2 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (3.44%) Puppet
3 6 (2.29%) SCOrch
3 6 (2.29%) SCVMM
3 6 (2.29%) vCenter Server
3 6 (2.29%) WSUS
4 5 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.76%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) Grafana
7 1 (0.38%) logstash
7 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.98%) VMware
3 17 (6.49%) Cisco
4 11 (4.20%) Citrix
4 11 (4.20%) Dell
4 11 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.82%) HP
6 9 (3.44%) Meraki
7 8 (3.05%) EMC
8 6 (2.29%) SAP
9 5 (1.91%) Google
9 5 (1.91%) IBM
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle
10 4 (1.53%) Proofpoint
11 3 (1.15%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 3 (1.15%) Sun
11 3 (1.15%) Veeam
11 3 (1.15%) Veritas