Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 123 116
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 652 767 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.25% 2.66% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.75% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 526 706 831
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,060 £58,750 £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 27,889 27,876 34,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.70% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,167 23,247 28,917
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +27 308 £40,000 -4.76% 59
Hampshire -7 155 £37,500 - 25
Berkshire -14 141 £37,500 -11.76% 27
Oxfordshire +8 85 £37,500 +2.44% 21
Buckinghamshire +50 82 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Surrey -58 69 £43,500 +2.35% 11
West Sussex +19 54 £42,500 - 5
East Sussex -60 31 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Kent +10 29 £37,500 -1.32% 11
Middlesex +9 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
Home Counties - 1 £42,500 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 259 (39.72%) Linux
2 241 (36.96%) Windows
3 187 (28.68%) Microsoft
4 139 (21.32%) SQL
5 133 (20.40%) Active Directory
6 130 (19.94%) Windows Server
7 120 (18.40%) SQL Server
7 120 (18.40%) VMware
8 92 (14.11%) Bash Shell
9 90 (13.80%) Finance
10 87 (13.34%) Python
11 86 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
12 81 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 72 (11.04%) MySQL
14 69 (10.58%) Performance Tuning
15 68 (10.43%) Salesforce.com
16 67 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 67 (10.28%) DevOps
17 63 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
18 62 (9.51%) Red Hat
18 62 (9.51%) Degree
19 61 (9.36%) Firewall
20 60 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
21 54 (8.28%) Replication
22 53 (8.13%) Oracle
23 51 (7.82%) CRM
23 51 (7.82%) Office 365
24 50 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
25 49 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
26 48 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure

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 40 (6.13%) IIS
2 35 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.06%) MS Exchange
4 22 (3.37%) Apache
5 15 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.69%) nginx
8 8 (1.23%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.61%) JBoss
11 4 (0.61%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.15%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 14 (2.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.31%) HFM
6 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.31%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (7.82%) Office 365
3 48 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.99%) Google Analytics
5 11 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (1.07%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.92%) Silverpop
9 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.46%) SaaS
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.31%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.15%) GitHub
12 1 (0.15%) Route 53
12 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.36%) Firewall
2 45 (6.90%) DNS
3 36 (5.52%) TCP/IP
4 34 (5.21%) DHCP
5 32 (4.91%) VPN
6 24 (3.68%) LAN
7 22 (3.37%) WAN
8 19 (2.91%) RTMP
8 19 (2.91%) RTSP
9 18 (2.76%) SAN
10 14 (2.15%) Internet
11 13 (1.99%) VLAN
12 12 (1.84%) SSL
13 11 (1.69%) Intranet
13 11 (1.69%) Network Security
14 9 (1.38%) HTTP
15 8 (1.23%) Skype
15 8 (1.23%) Wireshark
16 7 (1.07%) VoIP
17 6 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.04%) MySQL
3 40 (6.13%) Oracle Database
4 33 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (3.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.37%) Oracle Database 12c
9 21 (3.22%) DB2
10 19 (2.91%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (2.30%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.84%) Redis
14 12 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (4.45%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.76%) JIRA
2 18 (2.76%) Mercurial
3 12 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.77%) Introscope
5 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.46%) Gerrit
6 3 (0.46%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.31%) Selenium
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.15%) Maven
8 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 90 (13.80%) Finance
2 42 (6.44%) Marketing
3 23 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.37%) Legal
5 18 (2.76%) Retail
6 12 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.53%) Games
7 10 (1.53%) Publishing
8 9 (1.38%) Billing
8 9 (1.38%) Electronics
9 8 (1.23%) Banking
10 7 (1.07%) Advertising
10 7 (1.07%) Automotive
11 4 (0.61%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.45%) .NET
2 27 (4.14%) LAMP
2 27 (4.14%) Web Services
3 16 (2.45%) .NET Framework
3 16 (2.45%) Middleware
4 13 (1.99%) Visualforce
5 11 (1.69%) LDAP
6 10 (1.53%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.38%) HTML
8 8 (1.23%) CSS
9 6 (0.92%) MDX
10 5 (0.77%) YAML
11 4 (0.61%) HTML5
11 4 (0.61%) JDBC
11 4 (0.61%) JNDI
11 4 (0.61%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.61%) SAP Basis
11 4 (0.61%) SOAP
11 4 (0.61%) Spring
11 4 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.28%) Replication
2 38 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 34 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.45%) Private Cloud
5 28 (4.29%) Clustering
6 23 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (2.91%) Video\Live Streaming
9 14 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.99%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.53%) HACMP
11 10 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.07%) CMDB
12 7 (1.07%) Online Games
13 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.61%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.46%) Life Science
16 3 (0.46%) Taxonomies
16 3 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 259 (39.72%) Linux
2 241 (36.96%) Windows
3 130 (19.94%) Windows Server
4 67 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (7.36%) Unix
7 38 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (5.67%) Windows 7
9 34 (5.21%) Debian
10 29 (4.45%) CentOS
11 25 (3.83%) Windows 10
12 21 (3.22%) AIX
13 17 (2.61%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.07%) Solaris
15 6 (0.92%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.92%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.61%) Android
16 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.61%) VMS
17 3 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
2 69 (10.58%) Performance Tuning
3 67 (10.28%) DevOps
4 51 (7.82%) CRM
5 47 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (7.06%) Configuration Management
7 45 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 42 (6.44%) Logistics
8 42 (6.44%) Problem Management
9 38 (5.83%) High Availability
10 36 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 35 (5.37%) Information Security
11 35 (5.37%) ITIL
11 35 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 32 (4.91%) Migration
12 32 (4.91%) Service Management
13 29 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 28 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (3.22%) Mentoring
15 21 (3.22%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 139 (21.32%) SQL
2 92 (14.11%) Bash Shell
3 87 (13.34%) Python
4 47 (7.21%) PowerShell
5 46 (7.06%) Perl
5 46 (7.06%) Shell Script
6 28 (4.29%) Korn
7 25 (3.83%) JavaScript
8 22 (3.37%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.22%) Ruby
10 20 (3.07%) Java
11 17 (2.61%) C#
12 14 (2.15%) Apex Code
13 10 (1.53%) C
14 8 (1.23%) SOQL
14 8 (1.23%) SOSL
15 6 (0.92%) Go
15 6 (0.92%) PHP
16 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 62 (9.51%) Degree
2 38 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (4.14%) MCSA
4 23 (3.53%) MCSE
5 20 (3.07%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.15%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.84%) CCNA
9 11 (1.69%) MCP
10 8 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.07%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.07%) MCITP
11 7 (1.07%) OCP
11 7 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.92%) OCA
12 6 (0.92%) RHCE
13 5 (0.77%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.61%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.61%) MCDBA
15 3 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (1.84%) PMO
3 11 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.07%) GDPR
6 6 (0.92%) SLA
7 4 (0.61%) PSD2
8 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 133 (20.40%) Active Directory
2 81 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (6.44%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (2.45%) vSphere
7 15 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (1.38%) KVM
8 9 (1.38%) Xen
9 7 (1.07%) Firmware
10 6 (0.92%) pfSense
10 6 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.77%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.61%) Docker
12 4 (0.61%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.61%) GPFS
12 4 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.46%) Varnish
13 3 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (4.60%) Ansible
2 29 (4.45%) Puppet
3 22 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.15%) Nagios
4 14 (2.15%) Tivoli
4 14 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (1.84%) HAProxy
6 10 (1.53%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.23%) Salt
8 8 (1.23%) SCCM
8 8 (1.23%) SCOM
9 7 (1.07%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.92%) Icinga
10 6 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
11 5 (0.77%) CA Wily
11 5 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 187 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 120 (18.40%) VMware
3 68 (10.43%) Salesforce.com
4 62 (9.51%) Red Hat
5 53 (8.13%) Oracle
6 37 (5.67%) IBM
7 35 (5.37%) SAP
7 35 (5.37%) ServiceNow
8 33 (5.06%) BMC
9 24 (3.68%) Cisco
10 18 (2.76%) Citrix
10 18 (2.76%) Google
11 15 (2.30%) Veritas
12 13 (1.99%) HP
12 13 (1.99%) LexisNexis
12 13 (1.99%) New Relic
13 11 (1.69%) Juniper
14 10 (1.53%) Pardot
14 10 (1.53%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.23%) EMC