Period
to 25 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 201 185
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 290 91 429
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 1.13% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.18% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 212 64 368
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,225 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £42,447
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.54% +6.12%
75th Percentile £53,750 £43,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £52,925 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 16,795 7,741 24,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 96.46% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11,765 6,433 20,129
10th Percentile £31,026 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,475 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,325 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.65% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 +6 121 £45,000 +28.57% 30
Surrey -25 69 £35,000 +1.45% 13
Berkshire -21 60 £52,500 +31.25% 13
Hampshire -87 45 £41,500 +3.75% 11
Buckinghamshire -31 32 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Oxfordshire -6 29 £41,957 +25.24% 9
Kent -31 18 £33,500 +21.82% 12
East Sussex -34 18 £32,500 -
West Sussex -11 13 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 - 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 90 (31.03%) Linux
1 90 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 88 (30.34%) Windows
3 86 (29.66%) SQL
4 70 (24.14%) Social Skills
5 64 (22.07%) Azure
6 60 (20.69%) Windows Server
7 56 (19.31%) Finance
8 54 (18.62%) Active Directory
8 54 (18.62%) PowerShell
9 52 (17.93%) DNS
10 45 (15.52%) SQL Server
11 42 (14.48%) Firewall
11 42 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (14.14%) Migration
13 39 (13.45%) Self-Motivation
14 36 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (12.07%) Degree
15 35 (12.07%) DHCP
16 32 (11.03%) Cisco
16 32 (11.03%) Computer Science
17 31 (10.69%) VPN
17 31 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
18 29 (10.00%) Ubuntu
19 28 (9.66%) Project Management
19 28 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
19 28 (9.66%) Public Sector
20 27 (9.31%) Windows Server 2016
20 27 (9.31%) Windows Server 2019
20 27 (9.31%) Microsoft 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 25 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (6.21%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.45%) IIS
5 8 (2.76%) CMS
5 8 (2.76%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
6 2 (0.69%) JBoss
6 2 (0.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 18 (6.21%) Spreadsheet
2 15 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.76%) InVision
4 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.03%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.17%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.38%) Maximo
3 3 (1.03%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.69%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.34%) iTrent
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 64 (22.07%) Azure
2 27 (9.31%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (8.97%) AWS
4 25 (8.62%) SaaS
5 6 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.07%) PaaS
5 6 (2.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 5 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 4 (1.38%) GCP
7 4 (1.38%) IaaS
7 4 (1.38%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.03%) Power Automate
8 3 (1.03%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.03%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.69%) Boomi
9 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.93%) DNS
2 42 (14.48%) Firewall
3 35 (12.07%) DHCP
4 31 (10.69%) VPN
5 12 (4.14%) HTTP
6 10 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.76%) Internet
8 7 (2.41%) SAN
9 3 (1.03%) FTP
9 3 (1.03%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.03%) NAS
9 3 (1.03%) RTP
9 3 (1.03%) Wireless
10 2 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.69%) SSL
10 2 (0.69%) VLAN
10 2 (0.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.48%) MySQL
6 10 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (3.10%) PowerCenter
7 9 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2019
10 6 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.38%) Metadata
11 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.03%) Power BI
12 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.76%) Axure RP
2 7 (2.41%) JIRA
3 5 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.69%) Browser DevTools
6 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.34%) Redmine
6 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 70 (24.14%) Social Skills
2 56 (19.31%) Finance
3 28 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.66%) Public Sector
4 24 (8.28%) Telecoms
5 23 (7.93%) Legal
6 22 (7.59%) Retail
7 20 (6.90%) Marketing
8 19 (6.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (3.79%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (2.76%) Manufacturing
11 6 (2.07%) Automotive
12 5 (1.72%) Billing
13 4 (1.38%) Electronics
13 4 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (1.38%) Local Government
14 3 (1.03%) Advertising
14 3 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
16 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.52%) HTML
2 14 (4.83%) CSS
3 9 (3.10%) .NET
4 8 (2.76%) CSS3
4 8 (2.76%) HTML5
4 8 (2.76%) REST
5 4 (1.38%) JSON
5 4 (1.38%) Middleware
5 4 (1.38%) XML
6 3 (1.03%) JSP
6 3 (1.03%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.03%) Web Services
7 1 (0.34%) EDI
7 1 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.34%) Handlebars
7 1 (0.34%) jQuery
7 1 (0.34%) LAMP
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.45%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (8.62%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (5.17%) LIMS
4 11 (3.79%) User Experience
5 8 (2.76%) Clustering
6 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.41%) Replication
7 6 (2.07%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.07%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.38%) CMDB
8 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.38%) Life Science
8 4 (1.38%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.03%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.03%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 90 (31.03%) Linux
2 88 (30.34%) Windows
3 60 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 31 (10.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 27 (9.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 27 (9.31%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (5.17%) Unix
8 14 (4.83%) CentOS
8 14 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (3.45%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.69%) Debian
11 2 (0.69%) SUSE
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.14%) Migration
3 36 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (11.03%) Computer Science
5 28 (9.66%) Project Management
6 26 (8.97%) ITIL
7 21 (7.24%) Data Migration
8 18 (6.21%) CRM
8 18 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (5.52%) Data Entry
9 16 (5.52%) DevOps
10 15 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.17%) QMS
10 15 (5.17%) Quality Management
10 15 (5.17%) System Testing
10 15 (5.17%) Test Planning
11 14 (4.83%) ERP
12 13 (4.48%) Change Management
12 13 (4.48%) Time Management
13 11 (3.79%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (29.66%) SQL
2 54 (18.62%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.93%) JavaScript
3 23 (7.93%) Python
4 16 (5.52%) Perl
5 15 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 15 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.83%) PHP
7 8 (2.76%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.72%) Java
9 4 (1.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.38%) VBA
10 3 (1.03%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.03%) C#
10 3 (1.03%) VBScript
11 2 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.34%) IronPython
12 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (12.07%) Degree
2 25 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.03%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) AAT
5 2 (0.69%) CIMA
5 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.34%) CCNA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) MCSA
6 1 (0.34%) MCSE
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.93%) SLA
2 17 (5.86%) QA
3 14 (4.83%) Accessibility
4 13 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (4.14%) GDPR
5 12 (4.14%) Good Clinical Practice
6 6 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.72%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.38%) PMO
9 3 (1.03%) IFRS
9 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (18.62%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.10%) vSphere
4 7 (2.41%) Docker
4 7 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.34%) iptables
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.34%) pfSense
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.14%) SCCM
2 7 (2.41%) Ansible
3 6 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.72%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.03%) Opsview
6 3 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.03%) Terraform
7 2 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.69%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.69%) Puppet
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.34%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 90 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.03%) Cisco
3 25 (8.62%) VMware
4 21 (7.24%) Oracle
5 15 (5.17%) LabWare
5 15 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.10%) Informatica
6 9 (3.10%) SAP
7 8 (2.76%) Veeam
8 7 (2.41%) Ivanti
9 5 (1.72%) Remedy
10 4 (1.38%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.38%) Google
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.03%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.03%) EMC
11 3 (1.03%) OneLogin
12 2 (0.69%) BMC
12 2 (0.69%) HP