Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 111 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 767 987 1373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 2.79% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.88% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 706 830 1223
South East median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,350 £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 27857 34291 41086
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.95% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23227 28806 34109
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 -3 279 £42,000 -11.58% 14
Surrey -2 173 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Berkshire +9 156 £42,500 -19.05% 9
Hampshire -13 147 £37,500 -5.36% 6
East Sussex +9 85 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Oxfordshire -6 67 £36,606 -8.49% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 56 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Kent +12 39 £38,000 +11.76%
West Sussex -2 37 £42,500 +39.34% 4
Middlesex -9 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Sussex - 2 £34,500 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 299 (38.98%) Linux
2 268 (34.94%) Windows
3 209 (27.25%) SQL
4 195 (25.42%) SQL Server
5 171 (22.29%) Microsoft
6 168 (21.90%) VMware
7 149 (19.43%) Windows Server
8 138 (17.99%) Active Directory
9 117 (15.25%) Firewall
10 113 (14.73%) Oracle
11 105 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 104 (13.56%) Unix
13 100 (13.04%) DevOps
14 99 (12.91%) MySQL
15 98 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 98 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
16 92 (11.99%) DNS
17 91 (11.86%) Finance
18 90 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
19 87 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
19 87 (11.34%) Degree
20 85 (11.08%) ITIL
21 83 (10.82%) PowerShell
22 77 (10.04%) Ansible
22 77 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
23 76 (9.91%) Python
24 72 (9.39%) VPN
25 71 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
25 71 (9.26%) Apache
26 70 (9.13%) 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 71 (9.26%) Apache
2 68 (8.87%) MS Exchange
3 52 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.78%) IIS
5 24 (3.13%) nginx
6 21 (2.74%) OpenStack
6 21 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (1.69%) Skype for Business
12 11 (1.43%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.78%) CMS
15 6 (0.78%) Confluence
16 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.52%) SAS
17 2 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.30%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.65%) AutoCAD
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.65%) PTC Creo
5 4 (0.52%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (7.82%) Office 365
4 20 (2.61%) PaaS
5 18 (2.35%) IaaS
5 18 (2.35%) SaaS
6 13 (1.69%) Force.com
7 8 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.91%) GitHub
8 7 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.39%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.26%) G Suite
12 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 117 (15.25%) Firewall
2 92 (11.99%) DNS
3 72 (9.39%) VPN
4 66 (8.60%) TCP/IP
5 55 (7.17%) LAN
6 51 (6.65%) WAN
7 45 (5.87%) DHCP
8 42 (5.48%) VLAN
9 34 (4.43%) Network Security
10 32 (4.17%) SAN
11 26 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
12 25 (3.26%) Internet
13 23 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (1.96%) VoIP
15 14 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (1.69%) Skype
16 13 (1.69%) SMS
17 12 (1.56%) Cisco PIX
17 12 (1.56%) MPLS
18 10 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 99 (12.91%) MySQL
3 71 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 69 (9.00%) Oracle Database
5 52 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 35 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (3.78%) MongoDB
12 26 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (2.22%) DB2
16 17 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
17 15 (1.96%) Relational Database
18 14 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
19 13 (1.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 25 (3.26%) JIRA
3 24 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.96%) Vagrant
5 10 (1.30%) Subversion
6 9 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.39%) Maven
9 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.26%) GitLab
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.13%) Ant
10 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 91 (11.86%) Finance
2 43 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.52%) Marketing
4 19 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.09%) Electronics
6 14 (1.83%) Back Office
7 12 (1.56%) Banking
8 10 (1.30%) Advertising
9 7 (0.91%) Games
9 7 (0.91%) Retail
10 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.39%) Law
11 3 (0.39%) Publishing
12 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.30%) .NET
2 26 (3.39%) HTML
3 25 (3.26%) LAMP
4 17 (2.22%) Middleware
5 16 (2.09%) CSS
6 15 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.69%) Web Services
8 10 (1.30%) XML
9 8 (1.04%) Visualforce
10 7 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (0.91%) Node.js
11 6 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (0.78%) SOAP
11 6 (0.78%) XSLT
12 5 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (0.65%) REST
12 5 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
13 4 (0.52%) OpenVZ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 49 (6.39%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.56%) Replication
5 32 (4.17%) Clustering
6 18 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.17%) Public Cloud
8 7 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.91%) Fintech
9 6 (0.78%) 3D Printing
9 6 (0.78%) Device Driver
10 5 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.65%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.39%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 299 (38.98%) Linux
2 268 (34.94%) Windows
3 149 (19.43%) Windows Server
4 104 (13.56%) Unix
5 98 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (6.13%) CentOS
9 39 (5.08%) Ubuntu
10 34 (4.43%) Debian
11 26 (3.39%) Solaris
12 22 (2.87%) Windows 7
12 22 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (2.35%) Windows 10
14 15 (1.96%) VxWorks
15 13 (1.69%) AIX
16 7 (0.91%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
19 1 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (13.04%) DevOps
2 90 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
3 85 (11.08%) ITIL
4 63 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (8.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 54 (7.04%) Migration
7 47 (6.13%) High Availability
8 45 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (5.22%) CRM
10 38 (4.95%) Configuration Management
11 29 (3.78%) Open Source
12 24 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (3.13%) Performance Management
12 24 (3.13%) Workflow
13 21 (2.74%) ETL
14 20 (2.61%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (2.61%) Data Protection
14 20 (2.61%) Software Engineering
15 19 (2.48%) Change Management
15 19 (2.48%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 209 (27.25%) SQL
2 83 (10.82%) PowerShell
3 76 (9.91%) Python
4 62 (8.08%) Shell Script
5 52 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 50 (6.52%) Perl
6 50 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 42 (5.48%) PHP
8 37 (4.82%) Java
9 29 (3.78%) JavaScript
10 22 (2.87%) C
11 16 (2.09%) Apex Code
11 16 (2.09%) C++
12 15 (1.96%) Ruby
13 11 (1.43%) C#
14 8 (1.04%) Groovy
14 8 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.91%) VB
16 6 (0.78%) Korn
17 5 (0.65%) AWK
Qualifications
1 87 (11.34%) Degree
2 52 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (4.69%) MCSA
4 33 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 28 (3.65%) MCSE
6 25 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (3.00%) CCNA
8 17 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.56%) MCP
10 11 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.30%) OCP
11 10 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.30%) RHCSA
12 9 (1.17%) RHCE
13 6 (0.78%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.65%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.65%) Novell Certification
15 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
16 3 (0.39%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.09%) SLA
2 13 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.78%) QA
5 4 (0.52%) GCP
5 4 (0.52%) GDPR
6 3 (0.39%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 138 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 105 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (6.91%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.78%) Docker
5 27 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (3.00%) KVM
8 20 (2.61%) vSphere
9 19 (2.48%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
11 16 (2.09%) GlusterFS
12 14 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (1.69%) XenApp
13 13 (1.69%) XenServer
14 12 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
15 11 (1.43%) LXC
16 9 (1.17%) iptables
17 8 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 5 (0.65%) Xen
19 3 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (10.04%) Ansible
2 70 (9.13%) Puppet
3 36 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.87%) Data Guard
4 22 (2.87%) WSUS
5 20 (2.61%) NetBackup
5 20 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 18 (2.35%) Nagios
7 16 (2.09%) Oracle ZFS
8 15 (1.96%) SCCM
8 15 (1.96%) SCOM
9 14 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (1.69%) vCenter Server
11 12 (1.56%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.56%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 11 (1.43%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (1.04%) Salt
13 8 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 171 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 168 (21.90%) VMware
3 113 (14.73%) Oracle
4 60 (7.82%) Red Hat
5 58 (7.56%) Cisco
6 46 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (4.04%) HP
8 30 (3.91%) Citrix
9 28 (3.65%) IBM
10 27 (3.52%) SAP
11 23 (3.00%) EMC
12 22 (2.87%) Sun
13 19 (2.48%) Dell
13 19 (2.48%) F5
13 19 (2.48%) Veritas
14 16 (2.09%) McAfee
15 15 (1.96%) SolarWinds
16 13 (1.69%) Atlassian
16 13 (1.69%) Symantec
17 12 (1.56%) Veeam