The median annual salary for a Administrator was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Administrator
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 115 113
Rank change year-on-year -33 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1857 2847 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.17% 2.72% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.82% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 2398 2411
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,754 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the UK

Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Administrator in the UK

Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the UK

Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 1782 £42,500 - 299
London -56 719 £45,000 -5.26% 125
South East +8 441 £42,500 +4.93% 66
East of England +19 181 £41,750 +3.08% 27
City of London -10 124 £45,000 -5.26% 33
South West -8 119 £36,500 -8.75% 22
Hampshire +7 92 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Yorkshire -49 90 £41,000 +8.55% 19
Berkshire +6 88 £47,500 +11.76% 19
Surrey +23 82 £40,000 -10.11% 9
North West -50 80 £37,500 - 16
East Midlands +28 76 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Midlands -33 73 £34,000 -15.52% 18
Hertfordshire +4 64 £32,500 -35.00% 7
West Yorkshire -37 58 £45,000 +18.42% 11
East Sussex +33 56 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Brighton +34 54 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Oxfordshire 0 50 £36,000 -18.18% 8
Manchester -30 47 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Leeds -7 42 £45,000 +15.38% 9
Cambridgeshire -10 41 £37,500 -7.40% 12
Reading +28 36 £45,000 - 13
Buckinghamshire -17 34 £38,750 -6.62% 2
Northamptonshire +45 33 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Wiltshire +34 33 £39,000 -1.06% 5
Scotland -12 33 £32,500 -12.16% 9
Guildford +36 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Nottingham +20 29 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 29 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Norfolk +15 29 £45,000 +76.47% 4

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 1640 (40.24%) Linux
2 1439 (35.30%) Windows
3 1114 (27.33%) SQL
4 1035 (25.39%) Microsoft
5 989 (24.26%) SQL Server
6 797 (19.55%) Finance
7 773 (18.96%) VMware
8 760 (18.65%) Windows Server
9 721 (17.69%) Active Directory
10 566 (13.89%) Red Hat
11 503 (12.34%) Puppet
12 490 (12.02%) Oracle
13 488 (11.97%) DevOps
14 485 (11.90%) MS Excel
15 481 (11.80%) Performance Tuning
16 464 (11.38%) Firewall
16 464 (11.38%) Unix
17 456 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 439 (10.77%) ITIL
19 436 (10.70%) Python
20 432 (10.60%) Bash Shell
21 422 (10.35%) MySQL
22 415 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
23 404 (9.91%) PowerShell
24 402 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
25 394 (9.67%) DNS
26 388 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 381 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
28 371 (9.10%) Degree
29 346 (8.49%) High Availability

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 336 (8.24%) Apache
2 315 (7.73%) IIS
3 265 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 247 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 164 (4.02%) Tomcat
6 106 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 94 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 81 (1.99%) nginx
9 77 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 73 (1.79%) WebSphere
11 57 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
12 51 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 42 (1.03%) OpenStack
14 39 (0.96%) CMS
14 39 (0.96%) JBoss
14 39 (0.96%) Skype for Business
15 38 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 34 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
17 30 (0.74%) Apache Pig
17 30 (0.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 485 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 273 (6.70%) MS Office
3 47 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.32%) MS Project
4 13 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.074%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.049%) Abaqus
9 2 (0.049%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.049%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.049%) HipChat
10 1 (0.025%) Houdini
10 1 (0.025%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) Maya
10 1 (0.025%) NUKE
10 1 (0.025%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 66 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (0.59%) HFM
5 23 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
6 20 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 20 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
7 19 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 18 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
10 15 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
11 14 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 13 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
13 9 (0.22%) Magento
14 7 (0.17%) SAP Business One
14 7 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
15 6 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
16 5 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
17 3 (0.074%) Infor SunSystems
17 3 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 415 (10.18%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (6.01%) Office 365
3 226 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 148 (3.63%) SaaS
5 42 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (0.88%) PaaS
7 33 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (0.81%) Force.com
8 29 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 27 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (0.61%) IaaS
11 23 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 17 (0.42%) GitHub
13 14 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
14 12 (0.29%) G Suite
15 10 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.25%) Slack
16 7 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
16 7 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 464 (11.38%) Firewall
2 394 (9.67%) DNS
3 291 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 281 (6.89%) SAN
5 238 (5.84%) LAN
6 224 (5.50%) WAN
7 188 (4.61%) DHCP
8 186 (4.56%) Internet
9 170 (4.17%) VPN
10 116 (2.85%) VoIP
11 109 (2.67%) LDAP
12 105 (2.58%) HTTP
13 95 (2.33%) NAS
13 95 (2.33%) Network Security
14 82 (2.01%) VLAN
15 78 (1.91%) SSL
16 68 (1.67%) Intranet
17 65 (1.59%) SMTP
18 59 (1.45%) Wireless
19 50 (1.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 989 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 422 (10.35%) MySQL
3 319 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 284 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 235 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 193 (4.74%) Oracle Database
7 191 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 145 (3.56%) Relational Database
8 145 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 140 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
10 137 (3.36%) MongoDB
11 136 (3.34%) SQL Server 2014
12 127 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
13 124 (3.04%) NoSQL
14 99 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 95 (2.33%) Hadoop
16 93 (2.28%) RDBMS
17 78 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
18 63 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
19 58 (1.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 155 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 117 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 101 (2.48%) JIRA
4 55 (1.35%) Subversion
5 45 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 31 (0.76%) Maven
9 25 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (0.56%) Visual Studio
11 14 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.29%) MSBuild
13 11 (0.27%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.22%) Bundler
14 9 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (0.20%) Travis CI
16 7 (0.17%) Hudson
17 6 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (0.15%) Redmine
17 6 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 797 (19.55%) Finance
2 204 (5.00%) Banking
3 177 (4.34%) Marketing
4 142 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 82 (2.01%) Legal
6 71 (1.74%) Retail
7 65 (1.59%) Advertising
8 61 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 47 (1.15%) Games
9 47 (1.15%) Publishing
10 43 (1.05%) Law
11 35 (0.86%) Back Office
12 30 (0.74%) Electronics
13 27 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.25%) Front Office
15 10 (0.25%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.22%) Automotive
16 9 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (4.78%) LAMP
2 159 (3.90%) XML
3 150 (3.68%) Web Services
4 135 (3.31%) .NET
5 116 (2.85%) HTML
6 81 (1.99%) CSS
7 62 (1.52%) Mason
8 45 (1.10%) LEMP Stack
9 40 (0.98%) Visualforce
10 39 (0.96%) SOAP
11 33 (0.81%) Node.js
12 28 (0.69%) XSLT
13 26 (0.64%) .NET Framework
13 26 (0.64%) Kafka
13 26 (0.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 25 (0.61%) ASP.NET
14 25 (0.61%) Middleware
15 20 (0.49%) Ajax
15 20 (0.49%) EDI
16 18 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 291 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 185 (4.54%) Clustering
4 177 (4.34%) Replication
5 153 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 117 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 73 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 67 (1.64%) iSeries
9 53 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 39 (0.96%) Fintech
11 38 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 33 (0.81%) CMDB
12 33 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 33 (0.81%) Thin Client
13 29 (0.71%) Blackberry
14 26 (0.64%) AS400
15 22 (0.54%) Driving Licence
15 22 (0.54%) Private Cloud
16 21 (0.52%) Smartphone
17 19 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1640 (40.24%) Linux
2 1439 (35.30%) Windows
3 760 (18.65%) Windows Server
4 464 (11.38%) Unix
5 402 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 388 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 381 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 330 (8.10%) CentOS
9 250 (6.13%) Ubuntu
10 147 (3.61%) Debian
11 145 (3.56%) Solaris
12 116 (2.85%) Windows 7
13 95 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 74 (1.82%) Windows 10
15 68 (1.67%) Mac OS X
16 54 (1.32%) AIX
17 43 (1.05%) SUSE
18 36 (0.88%) Windows 8
19 34 (0.83%) HPUX
20 24 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (11.97%) DevOps
2 481 (11.80%) Performance Tuning
3 439 (10.77%) ITIL
4 346 (8.49%) High Availability
5 305 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
6 293 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 227 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
8 214 (5.25%) Configuration Management
9 210 (5.15%) Migration
10 199 (4.88%) CRM
11 161 (3.95%) Open Source
12 160 (3.93%) Project Management
13 146 (3.58%) E-Commerce
14 132 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
15 131 (3.21%) Service Management
16 123 (3.02%) Service Delivery
17 120 (2.94%) Change Management
18 115 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
19 107 (2.63%) Data Management
20 104 (2.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1114 (27.33%) SQL
2 436 (10.70%) Python
3 432 (10.60%) Bash Shell
4 404 (9.91%) PowerShell
5 292 (7.16%) Perl
6 288 (7.07%) T-SQL
7 261 (6.40%) Java
8 221 (5.42%) Shell Script
9 170 (4.17%) PHP
10 164 (4.02%) Ruby
11 131 (3.21%) JavaScript
12 122 (2.99%) C#
13 91 (2.23%) PL/SQL
14 79 (1.94%) C
15 52 (1.28%) Apex Code
16 35 (0.86%) VB
17 32 (0.79%) VBScript
18 29 (0.71%) Korn
19 26 (0.64%) AWK
20 23 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 371 (9.10%) Degree
2 245 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 155 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 133 (3.26%) MCSE
5 129 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 125 (3.07%) MCSA
7 117 (2.87%) CCNA
8 77 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
8 77 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 69 (1.69%) OCP
10 51 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 50 (1.23%) MCP
12 42 (1.03%) DV Cleared
13 39 (0.96%) CCNP
14 37 (0.91%) OCA
15 30 (0.74%) MCITP
16 22 (0.54%) RHCE
17 19 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
17 19 (0.47%) Security+ Certification
18 18 (0.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (3.26%) SLA
2 94 (2.31%) QA
3 85 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.86%) PMO
5 29 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.32%) ISO 14001
9 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.074%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.049%) HL7
11 2 (0.049%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.049%) ISO13485
11 2 (0.049%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.049%) WCAG
12 1 (0.025%) DICOM
12 1 (0.025%) GPG13
12 1 (0.025%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 721 (17.69%) Active Directory
2 456 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 236 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 106 (2.60%) Docker
5 96 (2.36%) vSphere
6 82 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
7 76 (1.86%) NFS
8 70 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
9 59 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (1.15%) KVM
10 47 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
11 36 (0.88%) VMware ESX
11 36 (0.88%) Xen
12 35 (0.86%) XenServer
13 34 (0.83%) Varnish
14 32 (0.79%) HDFS
15 31 (0.76%) iptables
16 27 (0.66%) XenApp
17 26 (0.64%) Firmware
18 25 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 503 (12.34%) Puppet
2 291 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 279 (6.84%) Ansible
4 164 (4.02%) Nagios
5 132 (3.24%) SCCM
6 90 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 89 (2.18%) Data Guard
8 85 (2.09%) SCOM
9 63 (1.55%) Salt
10 56 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 43 (1.05%) WSUS
12 36 (0.88%) NetBackup
13 33 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
13 33 (0.81%) ZABBIX
14 32 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 30 (0.74%) Oozie
16 29 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
17 24 (0.59%) CFEngine
17 24 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
18 23 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1035 (25.39%) Microsoft
2 773 (18.96%) VMware
3 566 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 490 (12.02%) Oracle
5 305 (7.48%) Cisco
6 245 (6.01%) Salesforce.com
7 159 (3.90%) Citrix
8 128 (3.14%) HP
9 98 (2.40%) EMC
10 97 (2.38%) SAP
11 77 (1.89%) Sun
12 61 (1.50%) IBM
13 57 (1.40%) Dell
14 56 (1.37%) Sybase
15 54 (1.32%) NetApp
16 51 (1.25%) Veritas
17 48 (1.18%) Juniper
18 42 (1.03%) SolarWinds
18 42 (1.03%) Splunk
19 41 (1.01%) Avaya
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Granite Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40,000 + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 15 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50K + 10% Bonus +Bens + Flexi
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Stott & May
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago