Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 131 110
Rank change year-on-year -5 -21 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 650 792 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.31% 2.53% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.62% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 528 700 870
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +2.47%
10th Percentile £24,425 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
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 27,055 30,254 33,013
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.68% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22,368 25,206 27,614
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,325 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +6 274 £40,000 -5.88% 58
Hampshire +57 175 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Berkshire -42 114 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Buckinghamshire +38 83 £40,000 -2.44% 12
Oxfordshire +28 77 £37,500 -1.86% 20
Surrey -65 71 £43,500 +8.75% 19
West Sussex +1 53 £48,750 +21.88% 5
East Sussex -55 38 £40,000 -9.09% 8
Kent +33 35 £37,500 -14.77% 5
Middlesex +1 2 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 251 (38.62%) Linux
2 250 (38.46%) Windows
3 206 (31.69%) Microsoft
4 165 (25.38%) SQL
5 139 (21.38%) SQL Server
6 138 (21.23%) VMware
7 135 (20.77%) Active Directory
8 129 (19.85%) Windows Server
9 95 (14.62%) Finance
10 90 (13.85%) Firewall
10 90 (13.85%) Python
11 89 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 83 (12.77%) Bash Shell
13 78 (12.00%) MySQL
14 76 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
14 76 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
15 72 (11.08%) DevOps
16 69 (10.62%) Office 365
16 69 (10.62%) Salesforce.com
17 65 (10.00%) Degree
17 65 (10.00%) Replication
17 65 (10.00%) Oracle
18 64 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
18 64 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
19 58 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
19 58 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 57 (8.77%) CRM
20 57 (8.77%) Red Hat
21 53 (8.15%) Unix
21 53 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification

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 46 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.69%) IIS
2 37 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.77%) Apache
4 16 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.54%) nginx
5 10 (1.54%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.08%) SAS
7 7 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.77%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.62%) Confluence
10 4 (0.62%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.46%) CMS
12 2 (0.31%) Liferay
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 11 (1.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.08%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.31%) HFM
4 2 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 76 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (10.62%) Office 365
3 64 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 17 (2.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 9 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.38%) Silverpop
7 8 (1.23%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.92%) Slack
9 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.77%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.46%) SaaS
10 3 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.31%) FinancialForce
11 2 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (13.85%) Firewall
2 53 (8.15%) TCP/IP
3 51 (7.85%) DNS
4 42 (6.46%) VPN
5 38 (5.85%) DHCP
6 32 (4.92%) LAN
7 31 (4.77%) WAN
8 26 (4.00%) RTMP
8 26 (4.00%) RTSP
9 24 (3.69%) SAN
10 21 (3.23%) VLAN
11 15 (2.31%) Internet
12 14 (2.15%) SSL
13 13 (2.00%) VoIP
14 11 (1.69%) Skype
15 10 (1.54%) HTTP
16 9 (1.38%) Network Security
17 8 (1.23%) Intranet
17 8 (1.23%) Wireshark
18 6 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 78 (12.00%) MySQL
3 50 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (5.23%) Oracle Database
7 30 (4.62%) DB2
8 24 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 20 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (2.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 18 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (2.62%) Redis
15 16 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (2.31%) Power BI
16 15 (2.31%) Relational Database
17 14 (2.15%) Couchbase
17 14 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 26 (4.00%) Mercurial
3 12 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.54%) JIRA
5 5 (0.77%) Introscope
6 4 (0.62%) Gerrit
6 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.15%) GitLab
9 1 (0.15%) Selenium
9 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 95 (14.62%) Finance
2 44 (6.77%) Marketing
3 22 (3.38%) Retail
4 20 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.85%) Legal
7 11 (1.69%) Billing
7 11 (1.69%) Games
8 10 (1.54%) Banking
8 10 (1.54%) Electronics
9 9 (1.38%) Publishing
10 7 (1.08%) Automotive
11 6 (0.92%) Back Office
12 4 (0.62%) Advertising
13 3 (0.46%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.62%) LAMP
2 27 (4.15%) .NET
3 24 (3.69%) Visualforce
4 18 (2.77%) .NET Framework
5 14 (2.15%) LDAP
5 14 (2.15%) Middleware
5 14 (2.15%) Web Services
6 12 (1.85%) Entity Framework
7 11 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.23%) HTML
10 6 (0.92%) Regular Expression
11 5 (0.77%) SAP Basis
11 5 (0.77%) Spring
11 5 (0.77%) YAML
12 4 (0.62%) CSS
12 4 (0.62%) J2EE
12 4 (0.62%) JDBC
12 4 (0.62%) SOAP
12 4 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.00%) Replication
2 50 (7.69%) Clustering
3 35 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 26 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
6 24 (3.69%) Private Cloud
6 24 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (1.85%) Life Science
9 10 (1.54%) HACMP
10 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.92%) CMDB
11 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.77%) Online Games
13 4 (0.62%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.62%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.62%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.46%) Fintech
14 3 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 251 (38.62%) Linux
2 250 (38.46%) Windows
3 129 (19.85%) Windows Server
4 64 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (8.15%) Unix
7 50 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (6.15%) Debian
9 26 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 24 (3.69%) CentOS
11 23 (3.54%) AIX
11 23 (3.54%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.54%) Solaris
13 8 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (1.23%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.92%) VMS
15 5 (0.77%) SUSE
16 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (11.08%) DevOps
3 58 (8.92%) Performance Tuning
4 57 (8.77%) CRM
5 47 (7.23%) Configuration Management
6 43 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (6.62%) Incident Management
7 42 (6.46%) Problem Management
8 41 (6.31%) High Availability
9 39 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 36 (5.54%) Logistics
11 33 (5.08%) ITIL
11 33 (5.08%) Migration
12 32 (4.92%) ERP
13 30 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
13 30 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 26 (4.00%) Service Management
16 25 (3.85%) Computer Science
17 24 (3.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 165 (25.38%) SQL
2 90 (13.85%) Python
3 83 (12.77%) Bash Shell
4 49 (7.54%) PowerShell
5 38 (5.85%) Perl
6 37 (5.69%) Shell Script
7 36 (5.54%) T-SQL
8 27 (4.15%) Korn
8 27 (4.15%) Ruby
9 25 (3.85%) Apex Code
10 19 (2.92%) C#
11 16 (2.46%) JavaScript
11 16 (2.46%) SOQL
11 16 (2.46%) SOSL
12 12 (1.85%) Java
13 8 (1.23%) Go
13 8 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.92%) C
15 5 (0.77%) AWK
15 5 (0.77%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 65 (10.00%) Degree
2 53 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (4.77%) MCSA
5 29 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 27 (4.15%) MCSE
7 22 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 21 (3.23%) CCNA
9 11 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.54%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (1.38%) MCITP
11 9 (1.38%) OCA
11 9 (1.38%) OCP
11 9 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.92%) RHCE
12 6 (0.92%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.62%) MCTS
14 3 (0.46%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 20 (3.08%) SLA
3 15 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.85%) PMO
5 10 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.38%) GDPR
7 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.31%) PSD2
8 2 (0.31%) QA
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
System Software
1 135 (20.77%) Active Directory
2 89 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (8.15%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (4.46%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 15 (2.31%) vSphere
8 10 (1.54%) Xen
9 9 (1.38%) KVM
10 8 (1.23%) Docker
10 8 (1.23%) Firmware
10 8 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (1.23%) pfSense
11 6 (0.92%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.77%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.77%) iptables
12 5 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.62%) GPFS
13 4 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.46%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (3.85%) Ansible
2 19 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.77%) Nagios
3 18 (2.77%) Puppet
4 16 (2.46%) HAProxy
5 14 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.69%) SCCM
7 11 (1.69%) vCenter Server
8 9 (1.38%) SCOM
9 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
10 7 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.92%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.92%) Icinga
11 6 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (0.92%) Suricata
Vendors
1 206 (31.69%) Microsoft
2 138 (21.23%) VMware
3 69 (10.62%) Salesforce.com
4 65 (10.00%) Oracle
5 57 (8.77%) Red Hat
6 42 (6.46%) Cisco
7 37 (5.69%) IBM
8 36 (5.54%) SAP
9 30 (4.62%) BMC
10 29 (4.46%) ServiceNow
11 16 (2.46%) New Relic
11 16 (2.46%) Pardot
11 16 (2.46%) Veritas
12 15 (2.31%) Juniper
13 14 (2.15%) HP
14 13 (2.00%) SolarWinds
15 10 (1.54%) Sage
16 9 (1.38%) Dell
16 9 (1.38%) Google
17 8 (1.23%) EMC