Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 163 142
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 211 196 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.03% 1.90% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.95% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 188 153 201
South West median annual salary £35,000 £34,712 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +2.09% -2.86%
10th Percentile £23,725 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,875 £48,750 £50,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,042 10,048 10,574
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.41% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,353 8,394 8,916
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,675 £62,500
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 West

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in the South West.

Salary trend for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the South West over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the South West

Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bristol +24 72 £40,000 +19.40% 10
Dorset +2 39 £31,250 +6.84% 4
Wiltshire -12 35 £45,000 +51.26% 6
Somerset +11 27 £35,000 - 6
Gloucestershire +16 24 £42,750 +14.00% 6
Devon +7 10 £40,000 +10.34%
Cornwall -3 3 £35,000 -14.11%
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 66 (31.28%) Linux
2 65 (30.81%) Microsoft
3 58 (27.49%) Windows
4 48 (22.75%) SQL
5 47 (22.27%) Active Directory
5 47 (22.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 46 (21.80%) Amazon AWS
7 45 (21.33%) SQL Server
8 44 (20.85%) ITIL
9 38 (18.01%) VMware
10 33 (15.64%) Finance
11 29 (13.74%) PowerShell
12 28 (13.27%) SharePoint
12 28 (13.27%) Hyper-V
12 28 (13.27%) Windows Server
13 26 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (11.85%) Cisco
15 23 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (9.95%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (9.95%) Puppet
17 19 (9.00%) Oracle
17 19 (9.00%) MS Exchange
17 19 (9.00%) Firewall
18 18 (8.53%) Citrix
18 18 (8.53%) E-Commerce
18 18 (8.53%) Web Services
18 18 (8.53%) Network Security
18 18 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (8.53%) Office 365
19 17 (8.06%) Agile Software Development

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 28 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.21%) IIS
4 10 (4.74%) Apache
5 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.84%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.42%) nginx
10 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.95%) JBoss
11 1 (0.47%) Confluence
11 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.47%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (22.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (21.80%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (8.53%) Office 365
4 13 (6.16%) SaaS
5 11 (5.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (4.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (4.27%) IaaS
8 7 (3.32%) PaaS
9 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.42%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.00%) Firewall
2 18 (8.53%) Network Security
3 12 (5.69%) Internet
4 11 (5.21%) SSL
5 8 (3.79%) SAN
6 6 (2.84%) VoIP
7 5 (2.37%) Intranet
7 5 (2.37%) LAN
8 4 (1.90%) DNS
8 4 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.90%) VPN
8 4 (1.90%) WAN
9 3 (1.42%) DHCP
9 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.95%) HTTP
10 2 (0.95%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.95%) VLAN
11 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.47%) SMS
11 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (8.06%) MySQL
4 13 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.84%) OLAP
8 6 (2.84%) OLTP
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.42%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.37%) JIRA
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.42%) Trac
5 2 (0.95%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.95%) Buildbot
5 2 (0.95%) Chocolatey
5 2 (0.95%) Subversion
5 2 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (15.64%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Billing
3 10 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Advertising
5 4 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.42%) Electronics
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.53%) Web Services
2 9 (4.27%) .NET
3 6 (2.84%) HTML
4 5 (2.37%) LAMP
5 3 (1.42%) MDX
5 3 (1.42%) XML
6 2 (0.95%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.95%) CSS
6 2 (0.95%) LDAP
6 2 (0.95%) Mason
6 2 (0.95%) Node.js
6 2 (0.95%) WebSockets
6 2 (0.95%) WSGI
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.47%) Catalyst
7 1 (0.47%) DBIx::Class
7 1 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.47%) OpenLayers
7 1 (0.47%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.16%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.32%) Robotics
5 6 (2.84%) Clustering
5 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.37%) PKI
6 5 (2.37%) Replication
7 4 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.42%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.47%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (31.28%) Linux
2 58 (27.49%) Windows
3 28 (13.27%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.74%) Unix
5 10 (4.74%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.32%) CentOS
7 7 (3.32%) Solaris
8 6 (2.84%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.84%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.42%) Fedora
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.47%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Debian
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.85%) ITIL
2 26 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (8.53%) E-Commerce
4 17 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.58%) Project Management
6 15 (7.11%) Change Management
6 15 (7.11%) DevOps
6 15 (7.11%) Information Security
7 11 (5.21%) Asset Management
7 11 (5.21%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.21%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.21%) Risk Management
8 10 (4.74%) CRM
8 10 (4.74%) ETL
8 10 (4.74%) Patch Management
8 10 (4.74%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.74%) Process Improvement
8 10 (4.74%) Software Licensing
8 10 (4.74%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.75%) SQL
2 29 (13.74%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.06%) Python
4 9 (4.27%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.84%) Java
6 6 (2.84%) Perl
6 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.37%) C
8 3 (1.42%) C++
8 3 (1.42%) PHP
8 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.95%) Ruby
9 2 (0.95%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.47%) C#
10 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.74%) AWS Certification
3 7 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.84%) Degree
5 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) MCITP
5 3 (1.42%) MCSE
5 3 (1.42%) RHCE
5 3 (1.42%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.95%) MCSA
6 2 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.47%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.84%) QA
3 5 (2.37%) PMO
4 4 (1.90%) GDPR
4 4 (1.90%) SLA
5 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 47 (22.27%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.27%) Hyper-V
3 23 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.11%) Docker
5 6 (2.84%) vSphere
6 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.42%) KVM
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.42%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.95%) HDFS
9 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.47%) Ceph
10 1 (0.47%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.47%) Postfix
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (9.95%) Puppet
2 8 (3.79%) Ansible
3 7 (3.32%) Nagios
3 7 (3.32%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.37%) SCCM
4 5 (2.37%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.37%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (2.37%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.42%) Galera Cluster
6 3 (1.42%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (1.42%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.42%) SCOM
6 3 (1.42%) WSUS
7 2 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 65 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.01%) VMware
3 25 (11.85%) Cisco
4 19 (9.00%) Oracle
5 18 (8.53%) Citrix
6 11 (5.21%) Google
7 10 (4.74%) Capita
7 10 (4.74%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.27%) Juniper
8 9 (4.27%) SAP
9 8 (3.79%) McAfee
10 6 (2.84%) Mitel
10 6 (2.84%) Remedy
11 5 (2.37%) EMC
11 5 (2.37%) NetApp
11 5 (2.37%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.90%) Dell
12 4 (1.90%) Epicor
12 4 (1.90%) HP
12 4 (1.90%) Sage