Period
to

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 244 215 198
Rank change year-on-year -29 -17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 290 220 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.40% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.50% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 191 163 161
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £41,447
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.49% -2.48%
75th Percentile £54,000 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.88%

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 21,138 14,679 13,309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 93.71% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12,484 10,738 10,962
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -2 107 £40,000 -4.66% 28
Hampshire -19 68 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire +23 59 £48,000 +1.05% 10
Surrey -64 44 £40,000 +24.03% 4
Kent -44 28 £50,000 +53.85% 8
East Sussex -1 26 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire -17 25 £32,500 -31.58% 13
Buckinghamshire -42 23 £40,000 - 5
West Sussex -3 14 £46,250 +2.78% 3
Home Counties - 2 £39,000 -
Middlesex -25 1 - -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Administrator job roles required the following 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 88 (30.34%) SQL
2 85 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 83 (28.62%) Linux
4 73 (25.17%) Social Skills
5 65 (22.41%) Azure
6 63 (21.72%) Windows
7 62 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (20.34%) Migration
9 54 (18.62%) SQL Server
10 51 (17.59%) Active Directory
11 49 (16.90%) Finance
12 46 (15.86%) Performance Tuning
13 42 (14.48%) Degree
14 39 (13.45%) AWS
15 35 (12.07%) SaaS
15 35 (12.07%) Oracle
16 34 (11.72%) DNS
16 34 (11.72%) Retail
16 34 (11.72%) DevOps
17 33 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
17 33 (11.38%) Python
18 32 (11.03%) Organisational Skills
19 31 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
19 31 (10.69%) Microsoft 365
20 30 (10.34%) CentOS
20 30 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
20 30 (10.34%) VMware
21 29 (10.00%) ITIL
21 29 (10.00%) Oracle Database
21 29 (10.00%) Change Control

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 22 (7.59%) IIS
2 14 (4.83%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.14%) JBoss
4 10 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 10 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.10%) SAS
6 6 (2.07%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 31 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 13 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (3.10%) Magento
3 5 (1.72%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.69%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 65 (22.41%) Azure
2 39 (13.45%) AWS
3 35 (12.07%) SaaS
4 31 (10.69%) Microsoft 365
5 17 (5.86%) Azure DevOps
6 15 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (3.45%) Azure Monitor
8 9 (3.10%) Azure Storage
8 9 (3.10%) GCP
9 7 (2.41%) PaaS
9 7 (2.41%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.72%) Azure Service Bus
10 5 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.72%) Google Drive
10 5 (1.72%) Google Workspace
10 5 (1.72%) IaaS
11 3 (1.03%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.69%) Cloud Coach
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.72%) DNS
2 25 (8.62%) Firewall
2 25 (8.62%) HTTP
3 18 (6.21%) WAN
4 13 (4.48%) VLAN
5 10 (3.45%) Wireless
6 9 (3.10%) MPLS
6 9 (3.10%) OpenVPN
7 7 (2.41%) DHCP
7 7 (2.41%) Internet
8 6 (2.07%) BGP
8 6 (2.07%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (2.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.07%) LAN
8 6 (2.07%) Multicast
8 6 (2.07%) OSPF
9 5 (1.72%) SAN
10 4 (1.38%) SSH
10 4 (1.38%) VPN
11 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.45%) DB2
6 10 (3.45%) HBase
6 10 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.41%) Data Lake
8 7 (2.41%) MySQL
8 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (2.41%) Power BI
9 6 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.07%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (5.52%) Git (software)
1 16 (5.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.72%) Toad
3 4 (1.38%) JIRA
3 4 (1.38%) RStudio
4 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) GitLab
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 73 (25.17%) Social Skills
2 49 (16.90%) Finance
3 34 (11.72%) Retail
4 32 (11.03%) Organisational Skills
5 27 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.52%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.52%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.79%) Advertising
7 11 (3.79%) Electronics
8 8 (2.76%) Banking
8 8 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.41%) Law
9 7 (2.41%) Marketing
10 6 (2.07%) Legal
11 5 (1.72%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (1.03%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.69%) Automotive
13 2 (0.69%) Billing
13 2 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.21%) Middleware
2 10 (3.45%) Kafka
2 10 (3.45%) OLE
3 9 (3.10%) ARM Templates
4 5 (1.72%) .NET
4 5 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.38%) Lightning Web Components
6 3 (1.03%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.69%) DCOM
7 2 (0.69%) jQuery
7 2 (0.69%) REST
7 2 (0.69%) SOAP
7 2 (0.69%) Web Services
7 2 (0.69%) XML
8 1 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (4.48%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.14%) Replication
4 9 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.41%) Clustering
5 7 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.72%) Life Science
8 3 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.03%) HACMP
9 2 (0.69%) Legacy Code
9 2 (0.69%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) CMDB
10 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.34%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.62%) Linux
2 63 (21.72%) Windows
3 30 (10.34%) CentOS
4 28 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (8.97%) Unix
6 25 (8.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 22 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (6.55%) Windows Server
9 16 (5.52%) Windows 10
10 15 (5.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (4.48%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.07%) Debian
13 5 (1.72%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.38%) Solaris
15 3 (1.03%) AIX
16 1 (0.34%) Android
16 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
2 59 (20.34%) Migration
3 46 (15.86%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (11.72%) DevOps
5 33 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (10.00%) Change Control
6 29 (10.00%) ITIL
7 27 (9.31%) Root Cause Analysis
8 24 (8.28%) High Availability
8 24 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 21 (7.24%) Service Delivery
10 19 (6.55%) Capacity Management
11 18 (6.21%) Problem Management
12 17 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (5.86%) Computer Science
12 17 (5.86%) ERP
13 15 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (4.83%) Business Development
15 13 (4.48%) CI/CD
16 12 (4.14%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (30.34%) SQL
2 33 (11.38%) Python
3 27 (9.31%) Perl
4 26 (8.97%) PowerShell
5 23 (7.93%) PHP
6 21 (7.24%) Shell Script
7 20 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.14%) Bash
9 11 (3.79%) Go
9 11 (3.79%) Java
10 10 (3.45%) Rust
11 6 (2.07%) C
12 5 (1.72%) C#
12 5 (1.72%) R
13 4 (1.38%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.03%) Korn
15 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.69%) VBA
16 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (14.48%) Degree
2 15 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.48%) HNC
3 13 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.41%) CCNP
6 7 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.07%) CCDP
8 5 (1.72%) MCSE
9 4 (1.38%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.03%) MCSA
11 2 (0.69%) APMP
11 2 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.69%) HND
11 2 (0.69%) OCA
11 2 (0.69%) OCP
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.24%) SLA
2 6 (2.07%) GDPR
2 6 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.38%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.69%) PMO
6 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 51 (17.59%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.86%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (5.86%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.07%) vSphere
6 4 (1.38%) Docker
6 4 (1.38%) Firmware
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.34%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.34%) iptables
8 1 (0.34%) Lustre
8 1 (0.34%) NDS
8 1 (0.34%) NFS
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.21%) Data Guard
2 13 (4.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (4.48%) SCCM
3 12 (4.14%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.38%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.38%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.38%) WSUS
7 3 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Ansible
8 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.69%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.69%) NetCrunch
9 1 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.07%) Oracle
3 30 (10.34%) VMware
4 27 (9.31%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (6.55%) Cognos
6 14 (4.83%) Cisco
7 9 (3.10%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.76%) Palo Alto
9 7 (2.41%) Commvault
9 7 (2.41%) Google
9 7 (2.41%) HP
10 6 (2.07%) Apple
10 6 (2.07%) SAP
11 4 (1.38%) Dell
11 4 (1.38%) IBM
11 4 (1.38%) Veritas
12 3 (1.03%) Citrix
12 3 (1.03%) IDERA
12 3 (1.03%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.03%) NetApp