Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 92 98
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 770 978 1,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.45% 3.15% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 3.25% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 663 867 1,228
South East median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £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 30,465 30,088 40,033
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.90% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25,505 24,957 34,053
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -22 305 £37,500 -11.76% 45
Berkshire -19 191 £37,500 -21.05% 19
Surrey -9 181 £41,500 -2.35% 21
Hampshire -82 110 £42,250 +12.67% 33
East Sussex -19 104 £42,500 - 6
Buckinghamshire +13 64 £37,500 +3.45% 12
West Sussex -1 51 £40,000 +15.94% 7
Oxfordshire -44 50 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Kent +3 15 £44,000 +22.22% 10
Middlesex +1 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 281 (36.49%) Linux
2 229 (29.74%) SQL
3 208 (27.01%) Windows
4 181 (23.51%) Microsoft
5 167 (21.69%) SQL Server
6 121 (15.71%) MySQL
7 118 (15.32%) Windows Server
8 113 (14.68%) Oracle
8 113 (14.68%) VMware
9 105 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
10 101 (13.12%) Amazon AWS
11 100 (12.99%) Firewall
11 100 (12.99%) DevOps
12 94 (12.21%) Finance
13 90 (11.69%) ITIL
14 87 (11.30%) Active Directory
15 85 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 76 (9.87%) Bash Shell
16 76 (9.87%) Python
17 74 (9.61%) Apache
17 74 (9.61%) Computer Science
18 72 (9.35%) CRM
18 72 (9.35%) Migration
19 71 (9.22%) Salesforce.com
19 71 (9.22%) Unix
19 71 (9.22%) DNS
20 70 (9.09%) TCP/IP
21 65 (8.44%) Degree
22 64 (8.31%) Cisco
22 64 (8.31%) 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 74 (9.61%) Apache
2 42 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 37 (4.81%) MS Exchange
4 24 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.69%) nginx
8 12 (1.56%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.04%) IIS
9 8 (1.04%) JBoss
10 7 (0.91%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.52%) Confluence
13 3 (0.39%) lighttpd
13 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 30 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.43%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.17%) NetSuite
3 8 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (13.12%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (5.84%) Office 365
4 20 (2.60%) SaaS
5 17 (2.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 14 (1.82%) PaaS
7 12 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (1.56%) IaaS
8 10 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.04%) FinancialForce
9 8 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 7 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.65%) Silverpop
13 4 (0.52%) Akamai
13 4 (0.52%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 100 (12.99%) Firewall
2 71 (9.22%) DNS
3 70 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 57 (7.40%) VPN
5 33 (4.29%) DHCP
6 32 (4.16%) Network Security
7 31 (4.03%) WAN
8 28 (3.64%) Internet
9 25 (3.25%) SAN
10 21 (2.73%) LAN
11 20 (2.60%) HTTP
12 17 (2.21%) MPLS
13 16 (2.08%) VoIP
14 15 (1.95%) FTP
15 13 (1.69%) NAS
15 13 (1.69%) SMS
15 13 (1.69%) VLAN
16 12 (1.56%) SSH
17 11 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 121 (15.71%) MySQL
3 56 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 47 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 26 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.99%) MongoDB
10 21 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.82%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.43%) Power BI
16 10 (1.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 29 (3.77%) JIRA
3 19 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.30%) Selenium
5 7 (0.91%) Subversion
6 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.39%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 94 (12.21%) Finance
2 45 (5.84%) Marketing
3 34 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.34%) Retail
5 17 (2.21%) Advertising
6 13 (1.69%) Banking
7 8 (1.04%) Games
7 8 (1.04%) Legal
7 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.78%) Electronics
9 5 (0.65%) Back Office
9 5 (0.65%) Law
9 5 (0.65%) Publishing
10 3 (0.39%) Automotive
10 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.29%) LAMP
2 24 (3.12%) Web Services
3 22 (2.86%) .NET
4 19 (2.47%) Middleware
5 18 (2.34%) Visualforce
6 15 (1.95%) Mason
7 13 (1.69%) CSS
8 12 (1.56%) HTML
9 10 (1.30%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.17%) LDAP
11 8 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
12 7 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
12 7 (0.91%) XSLT
13 6 (0.78%) POSIX
14 5 (0.65%) Castor
14 5 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
14 5 (0.65%) XML
15 4 (0.52%) Flash
15 4 (0.52%) REST
15 4 (0.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.61%) Computer Science
2 43 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.58%) Clustering
3 30 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 26 (3.38%) Replication
5 17 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 7 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (0.91%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.52%) CMDB
10 4 (0.52%) Social Media
11 3 (0.39%) AS400
11 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.39%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.39%) Machine to Machine
11 3 (0.39%) NHS
11 3 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 281 (36.49%) Linux
2 208 (27.01%) Windows
3 118 (15.32%) Windows Server
4 71 (9.22%) Unix
5 54 (7.01%) CentOS
6 49 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (3.25%) Ubuntu
10 19 (2.47%) Windows 7
11 17 (2.21%) Windows 10
12 16 (2.08%) Solaris
13 15 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (1.56%) Debian
15 7 (0.91%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.78%) AIX
16 6 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.39%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.39%) SUSE
17 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
2 100 (12.99%) DevOps
3 90 (11.69%) ITIL
4 72 (9.35%) CRM
4 72 (9.35%) Migration
5 60 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (6.62%) Configuration Management
8 43 (5.58%) Capacity Planning
9 38 (4.94%) High Availability
10 30 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (3.25%) Project Management
13 24 (3.12%) Data Migration
13 24 (3.12%) Service Delivery
14 23 (2.99%) Statistics
14 23 (2.99%) Workflow
15 22 (2.86%) ERP
16 21 (2.73%) E-Commerce
16 21 (2.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 229 (29.74%) SQL
2 76 (9.87%) Bash Shell
2 76 (9.87%) Python
3 56 (7.27%) Perl
3 56 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 43 (5.58%) Java
5 38 (4.94%) Shell Script
6 34 (4.42%) T-SQL
7 31 (4.03%) PHP
8 29 (3.77%) Apex Code
9 27 (3.51%) Ruby
10 25 (3.25%) JavaScript
11 13 (1.69%) C
12 11 (1.43%) C#
13 8 (1.04%) C++
13 8 (1.04%) Groovy
14 7 (0.91%) VB
15 6 (0.78%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.65%) Korn
17 4 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (8.44%) Degree
2 41 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.51%) MCSA
4 20 (2.60%) MCSE
5 18 (2.34%) OCP
5 18 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.95%) RHCE
7 12 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.30%) Server+ Certification
9 7 (0.91%) RHCSA
9 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
10 6 (0.78%) CCNA
10 6 (0.78%) MCP
11 4 (0.52%) CCNP
11 4 (0.52%) MCTS
11 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.39%) CISSP
13 2 (0.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.86%) SLA
2 19 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.17%) QA
5 8 (1.04%) PMO
6 6 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.52%) GCP
7 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.13%) DICOM
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 87 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 60 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.51%) Docker
5 15 (1.95%) NFS
6 9 (1.17%) vSphere
7 7 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.65%) KVM
8 5 (0.65%) Postfix
8 5 (0.65%) Samba
9 4 (0.52%) LXC
9 4 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.39%) Firmware
10 3 (0.39%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.39%) iptables
10 3 (0.39%) Varnish
10 3 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (8.31%) Puppet
2 59 (7.66%) Ansible
3 45 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.95%) Nagios
4 15 (1.95%) SCCM
5 13 (1.69%) Data Guard
6 10 (1.30%) CFEngine
6 10 (1.30%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 10 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (1.17%) Cacti
8 7 (0.91%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.91%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (0.78%) SCOM
10 5 (0.65%) Icinga
10 5 (0.65%) Netcool
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.65%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 181 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 113 (14.68%) Oracle
2 113 (14.68%) VMware
3 71 (9.22%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (8.31%) Cisco
5 58 (7.53%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.38%) Citrix
7 24 (3.12%) Juniper
8 20 (2.60%) HP
9 15 (1.95%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.82%) Sun
11 13 (1.69%) F5
11 13 (1.69%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.56%) SAP
13 11 (1.43%) IBM
13 11 (1.43%) Meraki
13 11 (1.43%) MuleSoft
13 11 (1.43%) ZyXEL
14 10 (1.30%) Dell
15 8 (1.04%) CA