Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 147 99
Rank change year-on-year -22 -48 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 489 681 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.87% 2.27% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.34% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 421 559 772
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,494 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.96% -4.72% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,250 £61,250
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 25,233 29,085 28,318
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.99% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20,592 24,334 23,627
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 June 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 June 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 -40 188 £43,500 +8.75% 43
Surrey +21 97 £44,000 -12.00% 15
Hampshire -25 97 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Berkshire -45 95 £40,000 - 10
Oxfordshire +43 57 £45,000 +12.50% 21
West Sussex -25 51 £52,000 +30.00% 8
East Sussex +16 43 £40,000 -2.44% 4
Buckinghamshire -24 36 £55,000 +46.67% 12
Kent +11 12 £42,500 +13.33% 13
Middlesex +7 1 £43,000 -25.22% 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 197 (40.29%) Linux
2 151 (30.88%) Windows
3 103 (21.06%) Microsoft
4 102 (20.86%) SQL
5 81 (16.56%) SQL Server
6 78 (15.95%) Python
7 77 (15.75%) VMware
8 75 (15.34%) Windows Server
9 74 (15.13%) Unix
10 73 (14.93%) Active Directory
11 69 (14.11%) DevOps
12 68 (13.91%) Oracle
13 67 (13.70%) Red Hat
13 67 (13.70%) Finance
13 67 (13.70%) Bash Shell
14 63 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
15 59 (12.07%) Degree
16 58 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (10.22%) DNS
20 49 (10.02%) Hyper-V
21 48 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 48 (9.82%) Shell Script
22 47 (9.61%) Firewall
23 46 (9.41%) Security Cleared
24 45 (9.20%) MySQL
25 42 (8.59%) VPN
25 42 (8.59%) CentOS
25 42 (8.59%) Office 365

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 28 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.68%) Apache
3 16 (3.27%) nginx
4 14 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.04%) IIS
7 8 (1.64%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.23%) CMS
10 5 (1.02%) Confluence
10 5 (1.02%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.82%) WordPress
12 3 (0.61%) JBoss
12 3 (0.61%) SAS
12 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.23%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.61%) Magento
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.20%) BPCS
6 1 (0.20%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 58 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.59%) Office 365
4 15 (3.07%) SaaS
5 11 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.04%) Power Platform
7 9 (1.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 8 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.43%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.23%) Force.com
11 4 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.82%) PaaS
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.61%) IaaS
12 3 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.41%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.22%) DNS
2 47 (9.61%) Firewall
3 42 (8.59%) VPN
4 35 (7.16%) DHCP
5 30 (6.13%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.70%) SAN
7 15 (3.07%) RTMP
7 15 (3.07%) RTSP
7 15 (3.07%) WAN
8 14 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (2.86%) Skype
9 13 (2.66%) VLAN
10 12 (2.45%) LAN
10 12 (2.45%) VoIP
11 8 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.43%) HTTP
12 7 (1.43%) SSL
13 5 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.61%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.20%) MySQL
3 31 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.48%) Big Data
6 17 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.04%) Power BI
10 10 (2.04%) SAP HANA
10 10 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.84%) DB2
11 9 (1.84%) MariaDB
11 9 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.07%) Mercurial
4 14 (2.86%) JIRA
5 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.41%) Hudson
6 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.20%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 67 (13.70%) Finance
2 15 (3.07%) Games
3 12 (2.45%) Legal
4 10 (2.04%) Retail
5 9 (1.84%) Law
5 9 (1.84%) Marketing
6 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.02%) Advertising
7 5 (1.02%) Billing
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) German Language
8 2 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.29%) .NET
2 20 (4.09%) Web Services
3 19 (3.89%) LAMP
4 18 (3.68%) LDAP
5 11 (2.25%) HTML
6 8 (1.64%) CSS
6 8 (1.64%) XML
7 7 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.23%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.23%) Visualforce
9 4 (0.82%) EDI
9 4 (0.82%) JSON
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (0.82%) REST
9 4 (0.82%) SAML
9 4 (0.82%) SOAP
10 3 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.34%) Replication
2 24 (4.91%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.09%) Video\Live Streaming
5 17 (3.48%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.07%) Online Games
7 8 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.43%) Clustering
8 7 (1.43%) CMDB
8 7 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.23%) NHS
10 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.41%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.41%) Digital Signage
12 2 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 197 (40.29%) Linux
2 151 (30.88%) Windows
3 75 (15.34%) Windows Server
4 74 (15.13%) Unix
5 48 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (8.59%) CentOS
7 32 (6.54%) Debian
8 31 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (4.91%) Ubuntu
10 20 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (3.89%) AIX
12 16 (3.27%) Solaris
12 16 (3.27%) Windows 10
13 15 (3.07%) Mac OS X
14 12 (2.45%) Windows 7
15 9 (1.84%) VMS
16 6 (1.23%) Fedora
16 6 (1.23%) Gentoo
17 5 (1.02%) Android
18 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (14.11%) DevOps
2 63 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (8.18%) ITIL
4 36 (7.36%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (6.95%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (6.34%) Migration
7 30 (6.13%) Configuration Management
8 29 (5.93%) Open Source
9 27 (5.52%) Computer Science
10 26 (5.32%) High Availability
10 26 (5.32%) Service Management
11 25 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (4.91%) CRM
13 21 (4.29%) Analytics
13 21 (4.29%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.89%) Information Security
14 19 (3.89%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.68%) Asset Management
15 18 (3.68%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 102 (20.86%) SQL
2 78 (15.95%) Python
3 67 (13.70%) Bash Shell
4 48 (9.82%) Shell Script
5 41 (8.38%) PowerShell
6 40 (8.18%) Perl
7 34 (6.95%) T-SQL
8 28 (5.73%) Korn
9 23 (4.70%) Ruby
10 13 (2.66%) AWK
10 13 (2.66%) Bourne shell
11 12 (2.45%) Java
12 9 (1.84%) C
13 8 (1.64%) Go
13 8 (1.64%) JavaScript
14 7 (1.43%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.43%) C#
15 5 (1.02%) PHP
15 5 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (12.07%) Degree
2 46 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.09%) MCSA
6 18 (3.68%) MCSE
7 16 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (2.45%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.45%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (2.25%) OCA
9 11 (2.25%) OCP
10 9 (1.84%) MCP
11 7 (1.43%) RHCE
11 7 (1.43%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.02%) CCNA
12 5 (1.02%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.82%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.95%) GDPR
2 15 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.61%) PMO
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 73 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 57 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.02%) Hyper-V
4 40 (8.18%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (5.32%) Docker
6 25 (5.11%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (4.70%) KVM
8 17 (3.48%) iptables
9 15 (3.07%) vSphere
10 13 (2.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 13 (2.66%) Xen
11 9 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (1.64%) VirtualBox
13 7 (1.43%) GlusterFS
14 3 (0.61%) HDFS
14 3 (0.61%) NFS
14 3 (0.61%) oVirt
14 3 (0.61%) pfSense
14 3 (0.61%) QEMU
15 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 40 (8.18%) Ansible
2 36 (7.36%) Puppet
3 23 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 19 (3.89%) Nagios
6 15 (3.07%) Kubernetes
7 14 (2.86%) NetBackup
8 13 (2.66%) Oracle ZFS
8 13 (2.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 13 (2.66%) ZABBIX
9 12 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 10 (2.04%) HAProxy
10 10 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (2.04%) Terraform
11 9 (1.84%) Data Guard
11 9 (1.84%) Kibana
12 8 (1.64%) Graphite
13 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (1.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 5 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 103 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.75%) VMware
3 68 (13.91%) Oracle
4 67 (13.70%) Red Hat
5 32 (6.54%) Cisco
6 21 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (3.48%) Tableau
8 16 (3.27%) SAP
9 14 (2.86%) HP
9 14 (2.86%) Sybase
10 13 (2.66%) Brocade
10 13 (2.66%) Centrify
10 13 (2.66%) Google
10 13 (2.66%) Sun
10 13 (2.66%) Veritas
11 12 (2.45%) EMC
12 9 (1.84%) IBM
12 9 (1.84%) Pardot
13 8 (1.64%) Centreon
13 8 (1.64%) Sage