Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 115 120
Rank change year-on-year -31 +5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 668 827 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 2.82% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.92% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 535 738 862
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,425 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £43,125 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.47% - -

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 28,669 28,330 36,086
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.73% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23,777 23,709 30,562
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +13 339 £42,500 - 36
Berkshire +7 176 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Hampshire -21 138 £38,000 +1.33% 24
Buckinghamshire +20 92 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Surrey -52 75 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Oxfordshire -17 71 £40,000 +14.29% 16
West Sussex +22 58 £40,000 +6.67% 4
East Sussex -61 34 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Kent -6 20 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Isle of Wight - 2 £33,875 - 1
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 16 August 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.

1 255 (38.17%) Linux
2 211 (31.59%) Windows
3 199 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 156 (23.35%) SQL
5 135 (20.21%) SQL Server
6 120 (17.96%) Active Directory
7 118 (17.66%) VMware
8 114 (17.07%) Windows Server
9 95 (14.22%) Performance Tuning
10 87 (13.02%) Bash Shell
11 84 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 78 (11.68%) Python
13 75 (11.23%) Finance
13 75 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
14 72 (10.78%) DevOps
15 68 (10.18%) MySQL
16 67 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 60 (8.98%) Firewall
18 60 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
19 59 (8.83%) ITIL
20 58 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
20 58 (8.68%) Degree
21 57 (8.53%) Oracle
21 57 (8.53%) Salesforce.com
22 53 (7.93%) PowerShell
22 53 (7.93%) Red Hat
23 51 (7.63%) CRM
24 50 (7.49%) Replication
25 49 (7.34%) Configuration Management

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 38 (5.69%) MS Exchange
2 35 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.49%) IIS
4 21 (3.14%) Apache
5 18 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.20%) nginx
10 6 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.45%) CMS
13 3 (0.45%) Confluence
13 3 (0.45%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 58 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 18 (2.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 15 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.65%) NetSuite
4 8 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.30%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.30%) Scribe Insight
9 1 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (8.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.69%) Office 365
4 13 (1.95%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (1.20%) SaaS
8 7 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.75%) FinancialForce
10 5 (0.75%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.30%) GitHub
13 2 (0.30%) IaaS
13 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.30%) PaaS
13 2 (0.30%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.98%) Firewall
2 31 (4.64%) VPN
3 30 (4.49%) TCP/IP
3 30 (4.49%) WAN
4 28 (4.19%) DNS
5 21 (3.14%) SAN
6 20 (2.99%) DHCP
7 18 (2.69%) LAN
8 16 (2.40%) Intranet
9 15 (2.25%) RTMP
9 15 (2.25%) RTSP
9 15 (2.25%) VLAN
10 13 (1.95%) Internet
10 13 (1.95%) VoIP
11 11 (1.65%) HTTP
11 11 (1.65%) Skype
11 11 (1.65%) SMS
12 9 (1.35%) SSL
13 8 (1.20%) Network Security
13 8 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.18%) MySQL
3 46 (6.89%) Oracle Database
4 32 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (2.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 16 (2.40%) Relational Database
11 15 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.80%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.65%) DB2
14 11 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.69%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.54%) JIRA
3 15 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.20%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.60%) Introscope
6 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.45%) Maven
7 3 (0.45%) MSI
8 2 (0.30%) Subversion
8 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.15%) Selenium
9 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 75 (11.23%) Finance
2 32 (4.79%) Marketing
3 28 (4.19%) Retail
4 24 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.44%) Legal
6 22 (3.29%) Advertising
7 11 (1.65%) Publishing
8 7 (1.05%) Back Office
8 7 (1.05%) Banking
8 7 (1.05%) Games
9 6 (0.90%) Law
10 5 (0.75%) Billing
10 5 (0.75%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.60%) Automotive
11 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.64%) Mason
2 28 (4.19%) Web Services
3 26 (3.89%) .NET
4 22 (3.29%) LAMP
5 13 (1.95%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.50%) Visualforce
7 9 (1.35%) Middleware
8 8 (1.20%) LDAP
9 7 (1.05%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.90%) CSS
10 6 (0.90%) HTML
10 6 (0.90%) MDX
11 5 (0.75%) YAML
12 4 (0.60%) HTML5
12 4 (0.60%) J2EE
12 4 (0.60%) JDBC
12 4 (0.60%) JNDI
12 4 (0.60%) SOAP
12 4 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.49%) Replication
2 33 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 31 (4.64%) Data Centre
4 25 (3.74%) Private Cloud
5 24 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.29%) Clustering
7 16 (2.40%) Smartphone
8 15 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.25%) Video\Live Streaming
9 11 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.90%) CMDB
11 6 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.75%) HACMP
12 5 (0.75%) Linked Data
12 5 (0.75%) Online Games
13 4 (0.60%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.60%) Taxonomies
14 3 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 255 (38.17%) Linux
2 211 (31.59%) Windows
3 114 (17.07%) Windows Server
4 63 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (6.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (5.39%) Windows 7
7 35 (5.24%) Unix
8 32 (4.79%) CentOS
9 31 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (4.49%) Debian
11 21 (3.14%) Windows 10
12 20 (2.99%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.65%) AIX
14 7 (1.05%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.90%) Solaris
16 5 (0.75%) Android
16 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.75%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.22%) Performance Tuning
2 75 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
3 72 (10.78%) DevOps
4 59 (8.83%) ITIL
5 51 (7.63%) CRM
6 49 (7.34%) Configuration Management
7 46 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 41 (6.14%) High Availability
8 41 (6.14%) Incident Management
9 35 (5.24%) Migration
10 33 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (4.94%) Problem Management
11 31 (4.64%) Information Security
11 31 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 30 (4.49%) Logistics
13 29 (4.34%) Capacity Planning
14 27 (4.04%) Analytics
15 26 (3.89%) Service Delivery
16 25 (3.74%) Project Management
16 25 (3.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (23.35%) SQL
2 87 (13.02%) Bash Shell
3 78 (11.68%) Python
4 53 (7.93%) PowerShell
5 48 (7.19%) Perl
6 41 (6.14%) Shell Script
7 31 (4.64%) Java
8 26 (3.89%) JavaScript
9 25 (3.74%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.14%) Korn
11 18 (2.69%) Ruby
12 12 (1.80%) Apex Code
12 12 (1.80%) C
13 11 (1.65%) C#
14 9 (1.35%) PHP
15 5 (0.75%) VBScript
16 4 (0.60%) AWK
16 4 (0.60%) Bourne shell
16 4 (0.60%) Jython
17 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (8.68%) Degree
2 41 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (4.34%) MCSA
4 27 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.99%) MCSE
6 16 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.10%) MCP
8 13 (1.95%) MCITP
8 13 (1.95%) OCP
8 13 (1.95%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.35%) CCNA
10 9 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.35%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.05%) MCTS
12 6 (0.90%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.75%) CCNP
13 5 (0.75%) OCA
13 5 (0.75%) RHCE
14 4 (0.60%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.10%) PMO
3 13 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.35%) SLA
5 6 (0.90%) GDPR
6 5 (0.75%) PSD2
7 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.30%) GCP
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 120 (17.96%) Active Directory
2 84 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.40%) vSphere
7 10 (1.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (1.20%) Docker
9 7 (1.05%) XenApp
10 6 (0.90%) Firmware
10 6 (0.90%) KVM
10 6 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.60%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.60%) GPFS
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.60%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.45%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 3 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (4.79%) Puppet
2 31 (4.64%) Ansible
3 22 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.54%) SCCM
5 12 (1.80%) SCOM
6 10 (1.50%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.35%) HAProxy
7 9 (1.35%) Nagios
7 9 (1.35%) Tivoli
7 9 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.05%) Perfmon
8 7 (1.05%) Salt
9 6 (0.90%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.60%) CA Wily
11 4 (0.60%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 199 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 118 (17.66%) VMware
3 57 (8.53%) Oracle
3 57 (8.53%) Salesforce.com
4 53 (7.93%) Red Hat
5 36 (5.39%) Cisco
6 31 (4.64%) SAP
7 25 (3.74%) Citrix
8 23 (3.44%) BMC
9 22 (3.29%) ServiceNow
10 21 (3.14%) Google
11 20 (2.99%) HP
12 17 (2.54%) Juniper
13 16 (2.40%) IBM
14 14 (2.10%) LexisNexis
15 12 (1.80%) EMC
15 12 (1.80%) Veritas
16 11 (1.65%) Capita
17 10 (1.50%) SolarWinds
18 8 (1.20%) Ariba