Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 110 88
Rank change year-on-year -17 -22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 796 987 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.58% 2.82% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.91% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 714 858 1259
South East median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,518
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £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 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -8 299 £42,500 -5.56% 33
Surrey -2 193 £41,000 -11.83% 7
Berkshire -1 166 £42,500 -19.05% 18
Hampshire -42 126 £40,000 +3.90% 11
East Sussex +7 98 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Oxfordshire -22 67 £38,212 -0.10% 10
Buckinghamshire +16 66 £41,750 +22.79% 5
West Sussex -17 40 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Kent +15 33 £40,000 +17.65%
Middlesex -2 3 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Sussex - 2 £34,500 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 280 (35.18%) Linux
2 261 (32.79%) Windows
3 224 (28.14%) SQL
4 205 (25.75%) SQL Server
5 190 (23.87%) Microsoft
6 153 (19.22%) Windows Server
7 147 (18.47%) VMware
8 137 (17.21%) Active Directory
9 120 (15.08%) Oracle
10 117 (14.70%) Firewall
11 108 (13.57%) Finance
12 101 (12.69%) MySQL
13 96 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 96 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
13 96 (12.06%) DevOps
14 94 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
15 92 (11.56%) DNS
16 91 (11.43%) Unix
17 90 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
18 88 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 87 (10.93%) PowerShell
20 84 (10.55%) Degree
21 83 (10.43%) ITIL
22 79 (9.92%) Oracle Database
23 75 (9.42%) Apache
23 75 (9.42%) TCP/IP
24 73 (9.17%) VPN
25 72 (9.05%) Python
26 70 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
27 68 (8.54%) Ansible

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 75 (9.42%) Apache
2 66 (8.29%) MS Exchange
3 53 (6.66%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.89%) IIS
4 23 (2.89%) nginx
5 22 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.88%) OpenStack
6 15 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (1.38%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.88%) Confluence
13 5 (0.63%) CMS
13 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.50%) JBoss
15 3 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 5 (0.63%) PTC Creo
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.38%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (7.66%) Office 365
4 21 (2.64%) PaaS
5 19 (2.39%) IaaS
5 19 (2.39%) SaaS
6 13 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 9 (1.13%) Force.com
9 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.01%) FinancialForce
9 8 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.88%) GitHub
10 7 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.50%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.25%) Route 53
13 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 117 (14.70%) Firewall
2 92 (11.56%) DNS
3 75 (9.42%) TCP/IP
4 73 (9.17%) VPN
5 46 (5.78%) WAN
6 45 (5.65%) LAN
7 41 (5.15%) Network Security
8 39 (4.90%) DHCP
9 34 (4.27%) VLAN
10 32 (4.02%) SAN
11 28 (3.52%) Internet
12 23 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
13 17 (2.14%) VoIP
14 16 (2.01%) MPLS
15 14 (1.76%) SMS
16 13 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (1.51%) HTTP
17 12 (1.51%) Intranet
17 12 (1.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 101 (12.69%) MySQL
3 79 (9.92%) Oracle Database
4 64 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 63 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (5.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 41 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (3.27%) MongoDB
11 25 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
12 24 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
16 16 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
18 13 (1.63%) NoSQL
18 13 (1.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (3.64%) JIRA
2 27 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.26%) Subversion
4 10 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.13%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.13%) Ant
8 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.13%) GitLab
8 1 (0.13%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (13.57%) Finance
2 38 (4.77%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.52%) Marketing
4 19 (2.39%) Advertising
4 19 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.01%) Electronics
6 15 (1.88%) Banking
7 12 (1.51%) Back Office
8 9 (1.13%) Games
9 6 (0.75%) Retail
10 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.02%) .NET
2 24 (3.02%) LAMP
3 22 (2.76%) HTML
3 22 (2.76%) Middleware
4 19 (2.39%) Web Services
5 16 (2.01%) CSS
6 14 (1.76%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.63%) Visualforce
8 8 (1.01%) Mason
9 7 (0.88%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
9 7 (0.88%) XML
10 6 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
10 6 (0.75%) SOAP
10 6 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.63%) POSIX
11 5 (0.63%) REST
11 5 (0.63%) XSLT
12 4 (0.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 46 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 41 (5.15%) Clustering
5 27 (3.39%) Replication
6 14 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.13%) Public Cloud
9 7 (0.88%) Fintech
10 6 (0.75%) 3D Printing
10 6 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.63%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.63%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.50%) CMDB
13 3 (0.38%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.38%) DataPower
13 3 (0.38%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 280 (35.18%) Linux
2 261 (32.79%) Windows
3 153 (19.22%) Windows Server
4 91 (11.43%) Unix
5 90 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (5.78%) CentOS
9 30 (3.77%) Ubuntu
10 26 (3.27%) Windows 7
11 23 (2.89%) Solaris
11 23 (2.89%) Windows 10
12 20 (2.51%) Debian
13 19 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.01%) AIX
15 7 (0.88%) VxWorks
15 7 (0.88%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.75%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.38%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (12.06%) DevOps
1 96 (12.06%) Performance Tuning
2 83 (10.43%) ITIL
3 70 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 67 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (7.91%) CRM
6 60 (7.54%) Migration
7 49 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (5.28%) Configuration Management
9 39 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
9 39 (4.90%) High Availability
10 32 (4.02%) Open Source
11 27 (3.39%) Performance Management
12 23 (2.89%) ETL
13 22 (2.76%) Data Protection
14 20 (2.51%) ERP
15 19 (2.39%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (2.39%) Software Engineering
15 19 (2.39%) Workflow
16 18 (2.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 224 (28.14%) SQL
2 87 (10.93%) PowerShell
3 72 (9.05%) Python
4 62 (7.79%) Bash Shell
5 60 (7.54%) Shell Script
6 52 (6.53%) T-SQL
7 46 (5.78%) Perl
8 39 (4.90%) Java
8 39 (4.90%) PHP
9 26 (3.27%) Apex Code
10 25 (3.14%) JavaScript
11 19 (2.39%) C
12 15 (1.88%) C#
13 13 (1.63%) Ruby
14 9 (1.13%) C++
15 8 (1.01%) Groovy
16 7 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.88%) VB
17 6 (0.75%) Korn
18 4 (0.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 84 (10.55%) Degree
2 58 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.03%) MCSA
4 34 (4.27%) MCSE
5 24 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (2.76%) CCNA
7 18 (2.26%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.63%) MCP
10 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.51%) OCP
10 12 (1.51%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (1.13%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.13%) RHCE
11 9 (1.13%) RHCSA
12 6 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.75%) Server+ Certification
13 5 (0.63%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.63%) Novell Certification
14 3 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.39%) SLA
2 15 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.01%) QA
5 6 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.50%) GCP
6 4 (0.50%) PMO
7 2 (0.25%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 137 (17.21%) Active Directory
2 88 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (6.66%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.27%) Docker
5 23 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (2.14%) KVM
7 17 (2.14%) vSphere
8 16 (2.01%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.38%) GlusterFS
11 10 (1.26%) XenApp
11 10 (1.26%) XenServer
12 9 (1.13%) NFS
12 9 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.88%) LXC
14 6 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.75%) Xen
15 5 (0.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 68 (8.54%) Ansible
2 67 (8.42%) Puppet
3 40 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.39%) Data Guard
5 18 (2.26%) Nagios
6 17 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
6 17 (2.14%) WSUS
7 15 (1.88%) SCCM
7 15 (1.88%) SCOM
8 14 (1.76%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 11 (1.38%) HAProxy
10 11 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
11 10 (1.26%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.26%) vCenter Server
12 9 (1.13%) ZABBIX
13 8 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 190 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 147 (18.47%) VMware
3 120 (15.08%) Oracle
4 62 (7.79%) Cisco
5 61 (7.66%) Red Hat
6 59 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (3.89%) Citrix
8 27 (3.39%) SAP
9 23 (2.89%) HP
10 19 (2.39%) F5
10 19 (2.39%) IBM
10 19 (2.39%) Sun
11 18 (2.26%) Atlassian
12 16 (2.01%) Juniper
12 16 (2.01%) SolarWinds
13 14 (1.76%) Dell
13 14 (1.76%) EMC
13 14 (1.76%) MuleSoft
13 14 (1.76%) Veritas
14 10 (1.26%) Symantec