Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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

Administrator
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 171 134
Rank change year-on-year -13 -37 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2,768 3,593 4,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.85% 2.05% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.13% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,311 3,051 3,663
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,313 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 143,371 168,664 169,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.30% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114,682 138,131 140,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the UK

Administrator
Top 17 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 6 months to 17 February 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
England -13 2,594 £42,500 - 612
UK excluding London -24 1,601 £40,000 - 446
London -8 1,122 £47,500 - 212
South East -12 580 £40,000 - 119
North of England +6 391 £40,000 +6.67% 112
Yorkshire +18 203 £37,500 - 47
Midlands -35 188 £40,000 - 59
North West -2 168 £40,000 +6.67% 54
South West -3 159 £40,000 +14.29% 68
East of England -51 151 £37,500 - 42
West Midlands -8 111 £40,000 +8.84% 33
Scotland +16 96 £38,000 +4.11% 30
East Midlands -41 77 £41,250 -2.94% 25
Wales +6 32 £35,000 -4.76% 15
North East +8 20 £40,000 +23.08% 11
Northern Ireland -19 7 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 1,029 (37.17%) Linux
2 905 (32.70%) Windows
3 789 (28.50%) Microsoft
4 727 (26.26%) SQL
5 647 (23.37%) SQL Server
6 516 (18.64%) VMware
7 482 (17.41%) Windows Server
8 469 (16.94%) Active Directory
9 433 (15.64%) Finance
10 386 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
11 378 (13.66%) DevOps
12 342 (12.36%) Oracle
13 337 (12.17%) Python
14 321 (11.60%) PowerShell
15 305 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 305 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 303 (10.95%) Firewall
17 299 (10.80%) ITIL
18 297 (10.73%) Unix
19 294 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
20 286 (10.33%) MySQL
21 280 (10.12%) Degree
22 267 (9.65%) Office 365
23 261 (9.43%) Red Hat
24 257 (9.28%) Salesforce.com
24 257 (9.28%) Bash Shell
25 233 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
26 231 (8.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 224 (8.09%) CRM
28 221 (7.98%) Puppet

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
1 211 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 144 (5.20%) Apache
3 136 (4.91%) MS Exchange
4 108 (3.90%) IIS
5 61 (2.20%) nginx
6 54 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 41 (1.48%) Confluence
8 33 (1.19%) Skype for Business
9 31 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 24 (0.87%) WordPress
11 20 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 20 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (0.65%) SAS
13 17 (0.61%) CMS
14 16 (0.58%) JBoss
15 15 (0.54%) OpenStack
16 14 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 173 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.036%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.036%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.036%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.036%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (2.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 27 (0.98%) NetSuite
4 19 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.29%) HFM
7 7 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.14%) SystmOne
11 3 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.11%) iTrent
11 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 386 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 305 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 267 (9.65%) Office 365
4 65 (2.35%) SaaS
5 53 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 52 (1.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 41 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
8 31 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 22 (0.79%) IaaS
10 22 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 19 (0.69%) Force.com
12 18 (0.65%) OneDrive
13 17 (0.61%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.58%) Slack
15 14 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.51%) PaaS
16 13 (0.47%) OpenShift
17 11 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 303 (10.95%) Firewall
2 212 (7.66%) DNS
3 174 (6.29%) SAN
4 164 (5.92%) TCP/IP
5 117 (4.23%) LAN
6 108 (3.90%) DHCP
7 101 (3.65%) VPN
7 101 (3.65%) WAN
8 95 (3.43%) VLAN
9 73 (2.64%) Internet
10 50 (1.81%) Network Security
11 47 (1.70%) Skype
12 45 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
13 38 (1.37%) NAS
14 37 (1.34%) VoIP
15 36 (1.30%) iSCSI
16 32 (1.16%) Wireless
17 30 (1.08%) HTTP
17 30 (1.08%) SSL
18 24 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (23.37%) SQL Server
2 286 (10.33%) MySQL
3 231 (8.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 204 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 160 (5.78%) Oracle Database
6 151 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
7 138 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 136 (4.91%) Relational Database
9 102 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 93 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 90 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
11 90 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 86 (3.11%) NoSQL
13 82 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 81 (2.93%) MongoDB
15 71 (2.57%) MariaDB
16 69 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
17 63 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
18 58 (2.10%) Power BI
19 55 (1.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 135 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 113 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 62 (2.24%) JIRA
4 28 (1.01%) Subversion
5 25 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.87%) Mercurial
6 24 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 23 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.79%) TeamCity
9 20 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 17 (0.61%) Maven
10 17 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.51%) Vagrant
12 13 (0.47%) Travis CI
13 10 (0.36%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.36%) Gradle
14 9 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (0.29%) Hudson
16 7 (0.25%) GitLab
General
1 433 (15.64%) Finance
2 127 (4.59%) Marketing
3 126 (4.55%) Retail
4 105 (3.79%) Banking
5 81 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 53 (1.91%) Advertising
7 51 (1.84%) Law
8 43 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.26%) Legal
10 31 (1.12%) Billing
10 31 (1.12%) Games
11 23 (0.83%) Publishing
12 22 (0.79%) Electronics
13 21 (0.76%) Back Office
14 13 (0.47%) Automotive
14 13 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.25%) French Language
16 7 (0.25%) Local Government
17 5 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (3.83%) Web Services
2 93 (3.36%) LAMP
3 57 (2.06%) .NET
4 56 (2.02%) Visualforce
5 55 (1.99%) LDAP
6 53 (1.91%) Middleware
7 40 (1.45%) HTML
8 38 (1.37%) Kafka
9 33 (1.19%) CSS
10 28 (1.01%) .NET Framework
11 21 (0.76%) ASP.NET
11 21 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
12 20 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 18 (0.65%) Entity Framework
13 18 (0.65%) XML
14 17 (0.61%) Node.js
15 16 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
15 16 (0.58%) REST
15 16 (0.58%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 178 (6.43%) Replication
2 170 (6.14%) Clustering
3 155 (5.60%) Data Centre
4 137 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 115 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
6 90 (3.25%) Management Information System
7 62 (2.24%) Fintech
8 41 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
9 39 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
10 29 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
12 23 (0.83%) Hedge funds
13 21 (0.76%) NHS
13 21 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 20 (0.72%) Private Cloud
15 19 (0.69%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.65%) PKI
17 17 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
17 17 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,029 (37.17%) Linux
2 905 (32.70%) Windows
3 482 (17.41%) Windows Server
4 297 (10.73%) Unix
5 208 (7.51%) CentOS
6 199 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 166 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 147 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 136 (4.91%) Ubuntu
10 126 (4.55%) Windows 10
11 92 (3.32%) Solaris
12 91 (3.29%) Debian
13 89 (3.22%) Windows 7
14 37 (1.34%) AIX
15 24 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
16 22 (0.79%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.76%) Android
18 19 (0.69%) Mac OS
19 17 (0.61%) SUSE
19 17 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (13.66%) DevOps
2 299 (10.80%) ITIL
3 294 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
4 233 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
5 224 (8.09%) CRM
6 218 (7.88%) High Availability
7 200 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 190 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
9 180 (6.50%) Migration
10 170 (6.14%) Configuration Management
11 166 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (4.12%) Computer Science
13 107 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
14 104 (3.76%) Open Source
15 98 (3.54%) Service Delivery
16 97 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 93 (3.36%) ERP
17 93 (3.36%) Workflow
18 90 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
19 88 (3.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 727 (26.26%) SQL
2 337 (12.17%) Python
3 321 (11.60%) PowerShell
4 257 (9.28%) Bash Shell
5 217 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 179 (6.47%) Shell Script
7 147 (5.31%) Perl
8 106 (3.83%) Ruby
9 81 (2.93%) Java
10 77 (2.78%) Apex Code
11 72 (2.60%) PHP
12 66 (2.38%) C#
13 57 (2.06%) JavaScript
14 45 (1.63%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.23%) VBScript
16 31 (1.12%) SOQL
17 26 (0.94%) Korn
18 22 (0.79%) C
19 20 (0.72%) Go
20 19 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 280 (10.12%) Degree
2 195 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (2.96%) MCSA
4 79 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (2.82%) MCSE
6 72 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 58 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 47 (1.70%) SC Cleared
9 45 (1.63%) CCNA
10 39 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
11 26 (0.94%) OCP
11 26 (0.94%) RHCE
12 25 (0.90%) MCITP
13 24 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.79%) MCP
15 21 (0.76%) OCA
16 18 (0.65%) MCDBA
16 18 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 17 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
18 16 (0.58%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.87%) SLA
2 63 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 50 (1.81%) GDPR
4 30 (1.08%) PMO
5 27 (0.98%) QA
6 26 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.47%) ISO 22301
7 13 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.43%) HL7
8 12 (0.43%) ISO 9000
8 12 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.29%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.22%) COBIT
10 6 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.036%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.036%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.036%) PSD2
System Software
1 469 (16.94%) Active Directory
2 305 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 192 (6.94%) Docker
4 130 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 97 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
6 88 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
7 82 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
8 41 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
9 39 (1.41%) vSphere
10 35 (1.26%) XenApp
11 30 (1.08%) KVM
11 30 (1.08%) NFS
12 23 (0.83%) iptables
13 20 (0.72%) pfSense
14 19 (0.69%) Firmware
15 17 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
16 15 (0.54%) Samba
16 15 (0.54%) XenDesktop
17 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 221 (7.98%) Puppet
2 212 (7.66%) Ansible
3 104 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (3.11%) Kubernetes
5 81 (2.93%) SCCM
6 68 (2.46%) Nagios
7 64 (2.31%) Data Guard
8 54 (1.95%) Terraform
9 52 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
10 41 (1.48%) HAProxy
11 39 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
11 39 (1.41%) ZABBIX
12 32 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
13 30 (1.08%) vCenter Server
14 27 (0.98%) WSUS
15 24 (0.87%) SCOM
16 23 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 20 (0.72%) NetBackup
18 19 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
19 16 (0.58%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 789 (28.50%) Microsoft
2 516 (18.64%) VMware
3 342 (12.36%) Oracle
4 261 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 257 (9.28%) Salesforce.com
6 200 (7.23%) Cisco
7 108 (3.90%) HP
8 102 (3.68%) Citrix
9 82 (2.96%) SAP
10 59 (2.13%) ServiceNow
11 54 (1.95%) Veeam
12 52 (1.88%) IBM
13 50 (1.81%) EMC
13 50 (1.81%) Google
14 48 (1.73%) NetApp
15 46 (1.66%) Veritas
16 40 (1.45%) Dell
17 39 (1.41%) SolarWinds
18 34 (1.23%) Pardot
19 31 (1.12%) RedGate