Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 176 141
Rank change year-on-year +19 -35 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 172 184 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.75% 1.83% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.88% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 153 148 199
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,875 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.47% +5.36% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,510 £20,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,750 £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 9,479 9,792 9,984
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 97.16% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7,568 8,087 8,393
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +19 66 £40,000 - 12
Wiltshire +8 39 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Gloucestershire +26 34 £41,000 +5.81% 13
Somerset -5 18 £37,500 +2.04% 3
Dorset +2 9 £27,000 -17.56% 13
Devon -7 6 £20,000 -47.37% 4
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 77 (44.77%) Linux
2 50 (29.07%) Microsoft
3 45 (26.16%) Puppet
4 36 (20.93%) ITIL
5 35 (20.35%) Configuration Management
5 35 (20.35%) Finance
6 34 (19.77%) Windows
7 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
7 29 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (16.28%) Security Cleared
9 27 (15.70%) Python
10 26 (15.12%) Apache
11 25 (14.53%) MySQL
12 23 (13.37%) SQL
12 23 (13.37%) Active Directory
12 23 (13.37%) PowerShell
12 23 (13.37%) SC Cleared
12 23 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (13.37%) Bash Shell
13 21 (12.21%) CentOS
13 21 (12.21%) VMware
14 20 (11.63%) Unix
14 20 (11.63%) Web Services
14 20 (11.63%) Ubuntu
14 20 (11.63%) Windows Server
15 19 (11.05%) Hyper-V
15 19 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (10.47%) Oracle
16 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce
17 17 (9.88%) Perl

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 26 (15.12%) Apache
2 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.74%) IIS
5 3 (1.74%) JBoss
6 2 (1.16%) Confluence
6 2 (1.16%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (11.05%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.58%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (8.14%) Office 365
5 4 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.74%) SaaS
7 2 (1.16%) G Suite
7 2 (1.16%) IaaS
7 2 (1.16%) PaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.72%) Internet
2 8 (4.65%) iSCSI
3 7 (4.07%) DNS
4 6 (3.49%) Network Security
5 5 (2.91%) DHCP
5 5 (2.91%) Firewall
5 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.33%) VoIP
7 3 (1.74%) Intranet
7 3 (1.74%) LAN
7 3 (1.74%) SAN
7 3 (1.74%) WAN
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.16%) Skype
8 2 (1.16%) SSH
8 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.53%) MySQL
3 16 (9.30%) RDBMS
3 16 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.91%) Power BI
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.33%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.16%) Big Data
9 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.74%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.74%) JIRA
3 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) MSI
General
1 35 (20.35%) Finance
2 13 (7.56%) Marketing
3 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.23%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.65%) Electronics
5 8 (4.65%) Local Government
6 3 (1.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) Web Services
2 5 (2.91%) Spring
3 3 (1.74%) HTML
3 3 (1.74%) XML
4 2 (1.16%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) CGI
5 1 (0.58%) CSS
5 1 (0.58%) LAMP
5 1 (0.58%) LDAP
5 1 (0.58%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.65%) Replication
2 7 (4.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.74%) Fintech
4 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.16%) Clustering
5 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.58%) CMDB
6 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
6 1 (0.58%) Smart City
6 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (44.77%) Linux
2 34 (19.77%) Windows
3 21 (12.21%) CentOS
4 20 (11.63%) Ubuntu
4 20 (11.63%) Unix
4 20 (11.63%) Windows Server
5 16 (9.30%) Solaris
6 15 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.91%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.93%) ITIL
2 35 (20.35%) Configuration Management
3 18 (10.47%) E-Commerce
4 17 (9.88%) DevOps
5 15 (8.72%) E-business
5 15 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (6.98%) ITIL V3
8 11 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.23%) Critical Thinking
10 9 (5.23%) CRM
10 9 (5.23%) High Availability
10 9 (5.23%) Programme Management
10 9 (5.23%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.65%) Database Mirroring
11 8 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.70%) Python
2 23 (13.37%) Bash Shell
2 23 (13.37%) PowerShell
2 23 (13.37%) SQL
3 17 (9.88%) Perl
4 9 (5.23%) Java
4 9 (5.23%) Ruby
5 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.33%) Go
7 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.16%) PHP
7 2 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.37%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.88%) Degree
4 14 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.74%) CCNA
7 3 (1.74%) CCNP
7 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.16%) CCSP
8 2 (1.16%) MCDST
8 2 (1.16%) MCP
8 2 (1.16%) MCSE
9 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.58%) MCSA
9 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) PMO
3 2 (1.16%) GDPR
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.05%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.81%) Docker
5 5 (2.91%) vSphere
6 4 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) KVM
8 1 (0.58%) XenApp
8 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 45 (26.16%) Puppet
2 15 (8.72%) ZABBIX
3 10 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.65%) Ansible
4 8 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (3.49%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.91%) Nagios
6 5 (2.91%) SCCM
7 4 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (2.33%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.33%) WSUS
8 2 (1.16%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.58%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.58%) Rancher
9 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.21%) VMware
3 18 (10.47%) Oracle
4 17 (9.88%) Google
5 15 (8.72%) Remedy
6 12 (6.98%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.40%) Cisco
8 9 (5.23%) Veeam
9 8 (4.65%) SAP
10 6 (3.49%) Citrix
11 4 (2.33%) McAfee
11 4 (2.33%) Mitel
12 3 (1.74%) F5
12 3 (1.74%) NetApp
13 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.16%) Juniper
13 2 (1.16%) Meraki
13 2 (1.16%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.16%) SaltStack
13 2 (1.16%) Symantec