Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 163 159
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 218 188 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.11% 1.85% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.89% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 195 142 186
South West median annual salary £40,000 £34,856 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.76% +2.52% -2.86%
10th Percentile £24,760 £21,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 9,962 9,922 10,480
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.76% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,198 8,243 8,876
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 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 23 October 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 23 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
Bristol +32 72 £40,000 +19.40% 25
Wiltshire -2 39 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Dorset +1 36 £28,900 -11.08% 2
Somerset +24 32 £37,500 +4.53% 9
Gloucestershire +6 27 £41,500 +10.67% 5
Devon +7 10 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Cornwall -6 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 78 (35.78%) Linux
2 58 (26.61%) Microsoft
3 50 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (22.02%) Windows
5 44 (20.18%) ITIL
5 44 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 42 (19.27%) SQL
7 40 (18.35%) PowerShell
8 39 (17.89%) SQL Server
9 36 (16.51%) Active Directory
10 34 (15.60%) Finance
11 32 (14.68%) Python
12 31 (14.22%) Puppet
13 30 (13.76%) VMware
14 28 (12.84%) MySQL
15 27 (12.39%) SharePoint
15 27 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (11.93%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (11.47%) Configuration Management
18 24 (11.01%) Web Services
18 24 (11.01%) Hyper-V
19 22 (10.09%) E-Commerce
20 21 (9.63%) Bash Shell
20 21 (9.63%) DevOps
20 21 (9.63%) Windows Server
21 20 (9.17%) Google Cloud Platform
21 20 (9.17%) Apache
21 20 (9.17%) Internet
21 20 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (9.17%) Google

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 27 (12.39%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.17%) Apache
3 15 (6.88%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.50%) IIS
5 7 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.38%) JBoss
8 3 (1.38%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.46%) Confluence
10 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (11.93%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.96%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (5.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.83%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.46%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.94%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (5.50%) Office 365
5 10 (4.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.75%) PaaS
6 6 (2.75%) SaaS
7 3 (1.38%) IaaS
8 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.17%) Internet
2 15 (6.88%) Network Security
3 12 (5.50%) Firewall
4 11 (5.05%) SSL
5 6 (2.75%) DNS
6 5 (2.29%) DHCP
7 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.83%) VPN
8 3 (1.38%) Intranet
8 3 (1.38%) LAN
8 3 (1.38%) WAN
9 2 (0.92%) HTTP
9 2 (0.92%) Skype
10 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.46%) SAN
10 1 (0.46%) SMS
10 1 (0.46%) SSH
10 1 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.84%) MySQL
3 16 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.21%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.75%) OLAP
8 6 (2.75%) OLTP
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.83%) Power BI
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.38%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.83%) JIRA
4 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.92%) MSI
5 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.92%) Trac
6 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.46%) Buildbot
6 1 (0.46%) Chocolatey
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (15.60%) Finance
2 13 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.59%) Billing
4 5 (2.29%) Advertising
4 5 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.83%) Electronics
5 4 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.01%) Web Services
2 9 (4.13%) .NET
3 4 (1.83%) LAMP
3 4 (1.83%) Spring
4 3 (1.38%) MDX
4 3 (1.38%) XML
5 2 (0.92%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.92%) CSS
5 2 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.46%) CGI
6 1 (0.46%) jQuery
6 1 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.46%) Node.js
6 1 (0.46%) OpenLayers
6 1 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.46%) Tapestry
6 1 (0.46%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.46%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.59%) Data Centre
1 10 (4.59%) Public Cloud
2 8 (3.67%) Replication
3 7 (3.21%) Robotics
4 6 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.75%) Clustering
5 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.38%) Fintech
6 3 (1.38%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.38%) PKI
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (35.78%) Linux
2 48 (22.02%) Windows
3 21 (9.63%) Windows Server
4 18 (8.26%) Ubuntu
5 13 (5.96%) Windows 7
6 12 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.05%) Unix
8 10 (4.59%) CentOS
8 10 (4.59%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.38%) Fedora
11 3 (1.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.46%) AIX
12 1 (0.46%) Debian
12 1 (0.46%) SUSE
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.18%) ITIL
2 27 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (11.47%) Configuration Management
4 22 (10.09%) E-Commerce
5 21 (9.63%) DevOps
6 20 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.34%) Change Management
7 16 (7.34%) Information Security
8 15 (6.88%) E-business
8 15 (6.88%) Project Management
9 13 (5.96%) Asset Management
9 13 (5.96%) Data Analysis
9 13 (5.96%) Process Improvement
10 12 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (5.50%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.05%) Change Control
11 11 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.59%) Dependency Management
12 10 (4.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.27%) SQL
2 40 (18.35%) PowerShell
3 32 (14.68%) Python
4 21 (9.63%) Bash Shell
5 13 (5.96%) Perl
6 11 (5.05%) Java
7 8 (3.67%) Ruby
8 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.29%) C
10 4 (1.83%) PHP
11 3 (1.38%) C++
11 3 (1.38%) Go
11 3 (1.38%) VB
12 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.92%) VBA
13 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.50%) Degree
3 10 (4.59%) AWS Certification
4 9 (4.13%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.29%) MCSE
8 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.38%) MCITP
9 3 (1.38%) RHCE
9 3 (1.38%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.92%) MCDST
10 2 (0.92%) MCP
10 2 (0.92%) MCSA
10 2 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.46%) CCNA
11 1 (0.46%) CCNP
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.21%) PMO
2 7 (3.21%) QA
3 5 (2.29%) GDPR
4 3 (1.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (16.51%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.01%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.88%) Docker
3 15 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.29%) vSphere
5 4 (1.83%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.38%) KVM
6 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.38%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.46%) XenApp
8 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (14.22%) Puppet
2 15 (6.88%) ZABBIX
3 10 (4.59%) Ansible
4 9 (4.13%) Nagios
5 6 (2.75%) SCCM
6 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.29%) SCVMM
6 5 (2.29%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.38%) PowerCLI
8 3 (1.38%) WSUS
9 2 (0.92%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.92%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.46%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.46%) PaperCut
10 1 (0.46%) Rancher
10 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.76%) VMware
3 20 (9.17%) Google
4 19 (8.72%) Cisco
5 18 (8.26%) Citrix
6 15 (6.88%) Oracle
6 15 (6.88%) Remedy
7 9 (4.13%) Mitel
8 8 (3.67%) Juniper
8 8 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.67%) SAP
9 5 (2.29%) NetApp
10 4 (1.83%) Epicor
10 4 (1.83%) Infor
10 4 (1.83%) Sage
10 4 (1.83%) Xero
11 3 (1.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.38%) Dell KACE
11 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.38%) Veeam