Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 139 123
Rank change year-on-year -40 -16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 430 667 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 2.29% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.38% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 376 538 718
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +1.20%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,155 £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 24,356 28,077 28,036
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 96.44% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19,876 23,334 23,390
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,225
90th Percentile £74,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -54 165 £43,000 +7.50% 86
Surrey +59 91 £42,500 -2.86% 26
Hampshire -49 76 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Buckinghamshire -6 67 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Berkshire -57 61 £42,500 +9.68% 39
West Sussex -8 47 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Oxfordshire -10 37 £42,447 +13.19% 26
East Sussex +16 29 £40,000 - 8
Kent -18 19 £37,000 -1.33% 15
Middlesex -8 1 £43,000 -9.47%
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 178 (41.40%) Linux
2 161 (37.44%) Windows
3 119 (27.67%) Microsoft
4 104 (24.19%) SQL
5 91 (21.16%) SQL Server
6 90 (20.93%) Windows Server
7 80 (18.60%) Azure
8 79 (18.37%) VMware
8 79 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
9 76 (17.67%) Active Directory
10 64 (14.88%) DevOps
11 60 (13.95%) AWS
12 59 (13.72%) Python
13 57 (13.26%) Unix
13 57 (13.26%) MySQL
13 57 (13.26%) Office 365
14 56 (13.02%) Finance
15 55 (12.79%) Oracle
16 53 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (11.86%) Bash Shell
18 48 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
19 46 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (10.70%) Security Cleared
20 44 (10.23%) DNS
21 43 (10.00%) High Availability
22 42 (9.77%) PowerShell
22 42 (9.77%) VPN
23 40 (9.30%) Degree
24 39 (9.07%) DHCP
24 39 (9.07%) 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 30 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.12%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.79%) Confluence
3 12 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.86%) Apache
5 7 (1.63%) IIS
5 7 (1.63%) nginx
6 5 (1.16%) WordPress
7 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) CMS
9 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.47%) JBoss
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 48 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.70%) Magento
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.47%) Workfront
5 1 (0.23%) BPCS
5 1 (0.23%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 80 (18.60%) Azure
2 60 (13.95%) AWS
3 57 (13.26%) Office 365
4 38 (8.84%) SaaS
5 13 (3.02%) Power Platform
5 13 (3.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 11 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (2.33%) OneDrive
8 9 (2.09%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.63%) GCP
10 7 (1.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.16%) IaaS
11 5 (1.16%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.93%) PaaS
13 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.23%) DNS
2 42 (9.77%) VPN
3 39 (9.07%) DHCP
3 39 (9.07%) Firewall
4 26 (6.05%) SAN
5 24 (5.58%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (3.02%) WAN
8 10 (2.33%) LAN
8 10 (2.33%) RTMP
8 10 (2.33%) RTSP
9 9 (2.09%) VLAN
10 7 (1.63%) Internet
11 6 (1.40%) VoIP
12 5 (1.16%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.16%) Network Security
13 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.70%) NAS
13 3 (0.70%) SMTP
13 3 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 57 (13.26%) MySQL
3 38 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.51%) RDBMS
5 23 (5.35%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (4.19%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 17 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.02%) Big Data
10 12 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.56%) Power BI
11 11 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.33%) SQL Server 2017
13 9 (2.09%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.63%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.63%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.65%) JIRA
3 10 (2.33%) Mercurial
4 7 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.47%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.23%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.23%) GitLab
7 1 (0.23%) ScriptRunner
7 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (13.02%) Finance
2 20 (4.65%) Legal
3 14 (3.26%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.02%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.02%) Marketing
5 12 (2.79%) Games
6 8 (1.86%) Retail
7 7 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.63%) Law
8 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.93%) Advertising
9 4 (0.93%) Automotive
10 3 (0.70%) German Language
10 3 (0.70%) Military
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.79%) LAMP
2 11 (2.56%) LDAP
2 11 (2.56%) Web Services
3 10 (2.33%) HTML
3 10 (2.33%) Visualforce
4 9 (2.09%) .NET
5 7 (1.63%) EDI
6 5 (1.16%) jQuery
7 4 (0.93%) CSS
8 2 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.47%) Java EE
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.47%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.47%) XML
9 1 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.60%) Replication
2 34 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.42%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.19%) Clustering
6 10 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.33%) Online Games
6 10 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
7 9 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.40%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.93%) User Experience
10 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.70%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.47%) CMDB
11 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.47%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 178 (41.40%) Linux
2 161 (37.44%) Windows
3 90 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 57 (13.26%) Unix
5 33 (7.67%) CentOS
6 30 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.05%) Ubuntu
8 21 (4.88%) Debian
8 21 (4.88%) Solaris
9 20 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (3.49%) Windows 10
11 13 (3.02%) AIX
12 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.40%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.93%) VMS
15 3 (0.70%) HPUX
15 3 (0.70%) IRIX
16 2 (0.47%) Fedora
16 2 (0.47%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
2 64 (14.88%) DevOps
3 46 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (10.00%) High Availability
5 35 (8.14%) ITIL
6 31 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (7.21%) Migration
7 27 (6.28%) Information Security
8 25 (5.81%) CRM
9 23 (5.35%) Patch Management
9 23 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
10 22 (5.12%) ERP
10 22 (5.12%) Software Engineering
11 21 (4.88%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.88%) Data Modelling
12 20 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (4.42%) Computer Science
13 19 (4.42%) Data Security
14 18 (4.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (24.19%) SQL
2 59 (13.72%) Python
3 51 (11.86%) Bash Shell
4 42 (9.77%) PowerShell
5 37 (8.60%) Shell Script
6 25 (5.81%) Perl
6 25 (5.81%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.58%) Korn
8 15 (3.49%) Java
8 15 (3.49%) Ruby
9 14 (3.26%) AWK
9 14 (3.26%) Bourne shell
10 11 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 10 (2.33%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.86%) SOQL
12 8 (1.86%) SOSL
13 6 (1.40%) C
14 3 (0.70%) C#
14 3 (0.70%) PHP
14 3 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.30%) Degree
3 28 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.95%) MCSE
6 15 (3.49%) MCSA
6 15 (3.49%) OCP
6 15 (3.49%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.09%) CCNA
8 9 (2.09%) OCA
8 9 (2.09%) RHCE
8 9 (2.09%) RHCSA
9 6 (1.40%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.40%) MCP
10 2 (0.47%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.47%) MCITP
11 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.12%) SLA
2 13 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.86%) GDPR
4 8 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.63%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 76 (17.67%) Active Directory
2 53 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.42%) Docker
4 19 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (2.09%) KVM
7 9 (2.09%) vSphere
8 8 (1.86%) iptables
9 7 (1.63%) GlusterFS
9 7 (1.63%) Xen
10 4 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.70%) Firmware
11 3 (0.70%) Postfix
12 2 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (6.51%) Ansible
2 23 (5.35%) Red Hat Satellite
3 22 (5.12%) Puppet
4 16 (3.72%) NetBackup
5 15 (3.49%) Terraform
6 14 (3.26%) Oracle ZFS
6 14 (3.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 13 (3.02%) Kubernetes
8 11 (2.56%) Nagios
9 9 (2.09%) SCCM
9 9 (2.09%) SCOM
10 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 7 (1.63%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (1.16%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.16%) WSUS
13 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.70%) Grafana
14 3 (0.70%) Graylog
Vendors
1 119 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 79 (18.37%) VMware
3 55 (12.79%) Oracle
4 37 (8.60%) Red Hat
5 36 (8.37%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (5.81%) Cisco
7 18 (4.19%) HP
8 17 (3.95%) Citrix
8 17 (3.95%) Sun
9 14 (3.26%) Brocade
9 14 (3.26%) Centrify
9 14 (3.26%) EMC
9 14 (3.26%) Veritas
10 11 (2.56%) Tableau
11 10 (2.33%) Atlassian
11 10 (2.33%) SAP
12 9 (2.09%) Google
13 8 (1.86%) HubSpot
14 7 (1.63%) Pardot
14 7 (1.63%) Veeam