The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 126 109
Rank change year-on-year -34 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1977 2487 3036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.24% 2.56% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.65% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 2056 2513
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -35 1889 £41,825 -1.58% 256
London -55 757 £45,000 -10.00% 94
South East +20 443 £42,500 +6.25% 60
North West -26 138 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Yorkshire 0 136 £42,500 +13.33% 26
City of London -5 134 £50,250 +0.50% 18
East of England -27 130 £37,000 -5.12% 17
West Midlands 0 116 £39,000 +11.42% 16
South West +27 115 £35,000 +1.44% 11
West Yorkshire -1 108 £43,750 +21.52% 17
Hampshire +10 97 £37,500 +5.63% 17
Manchester +9 90 £38,500 +2.66% 8
Berkshire +14 86 £45,000 - 15
Leeds +13 75 £43,750 +25.00% 12
Surrey -13 75 £42,500 -1.16% 9
Brighton +35 48 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +33 48 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -41 47 £35,571 -8.20% 8
Oxfordshire +32 46 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Hertfordshire -6 45 £32,000 -22.42% 5
Scotland -3 35 £38,500 -8.87% 7
Bristol -5 32 £33,500 +7.20% 3
Cambridgeshire -41 32 £45,000 +20.00% 5
West Sussex +18 31 £42,000 +35.48% 3
Essex -5 30 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 30 £42,750 -7.56% 6
Somerset -2 28 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Kent -5 27 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cambridge -42 25 £45,000 +25.46% 4
Milton Keynes -11 24 £43,000 -4.44% 5

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1518 (39.55%) Linux
2 1375 (35.83%) Windows
3 1066 (27.77%) SQL
4 992 (25.85%) SQL Server
5 940 (24.49%) Microsoft
6 790 (20.58%) VMware
7 729 (18.99%) Finance
8 683 (17.80%) Active Directory
9 677 (17.64%) Windows Server
10 518 (13.50%) Performance Tuning
11 515 (13.42%) Red Hat
12 501 (13.05%) Oracle
13 492 (12.82%) Unix
14 488 (12.71%) DevOps
15 479 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 468 (12.19%) Puppet
17 443 (11.54%) Firewall
18 423 (11.02%) Python
19 397 (10.34%) PowerShell
20 389 (10.14%) ITIL
21 381 (9.93%) MySQL
22 380 (9.90%) DNS
23 372 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
24 368 (9.59%) High Availability
25 363 (9.46%) Bash Shell
26 352 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 346 (9.02%) Ansible
28 345 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
29 334 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
29 334 (8.70%) Degree

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
1 303 (7.89%) Apache
2 289 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 235 (6.12%) IIS
4 233 (6.07%) MS Exchange
5 127 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 104 (2.71%) nginx
7 100 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 92 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 57 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 56 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 55 (1.43%) OpenStack
12 49 (1.28%) CMS
13 42 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 39 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 38 (0.99%) Skype for Business
17 33 (0.86%) WebLogic
18 32 (0.83%) JBoss
19 25 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
20 22 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 238 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 153 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.13%) EngageOne
8 5 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.10%) Abaqus
9 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.078%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.078%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.052%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 69 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 24 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 19 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
6 18 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
8 12 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.29%) HFM
10 10 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.23%) SAP Business One
12 8 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
13 7 (0.18%) Magento
14 5 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
14 5 (0.13%) iTrent
15 4 (0.10%) Maximo
16 3 (0.078%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 334 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 273 (7.11%) Office 365
3 252 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 109 (2.84%) SaaS
5 59 (1.54%) PaaS
6 40 (1.04%) IaaS
7 38 (0.99%) Force.com
8 31 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.52%) GitHub
12 15 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.31%) G Suite
16 11 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 10 (0.26%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 9 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
19 8 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 443 (11.54%) Firewall
2 380 (9.90%) DNS
3 307 (8.00%) SAN
4 255 (6.64%) TCP/IP
5 232 (6.04%) LAN
6 215 (5.60%) WAN
7 183 (4.77%) DHCP
8 166 (4.33%) Internet
9 161 (4.19%) VPN
10 105 (2.74%) LDAP
11 102 (2.66%) VLAN
12 98 (2.55%) Network Security
13 92 (2.40%) NAS
14 84 (2.19%) HTTP
15 81 (2.11%) VoIP
16 75 (1.95%) Intranet
17 61 (1.59%) iSCSI
18 58 (1.51%) SSL
19 51 (1.33%) SMTP
20 48 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 992 (25.85%) SQL Server
2 381 (9.93%) MySQL
3 285 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 282 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 211 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 190 (4.95%) Oracle Database
7 180 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 169 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
9 160 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 127 (3.31%) NoSQL
11 121 (3.15%) MongoDB
12 117 (3.05%) Relational Database
13 108 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
14 107 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 103 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
15 103 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
16 81 (2.11%) Hadoop
16 81 (2.11%) RDBMS
17 80 (2.08%) MariaDB
18 53 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 134 (3.49%) Jenkins
2 127 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 80 (2.08%) JIRA
4 39 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 37 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (0.94%) Subversion
7 34 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 32 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (0.73%) Visual Studio
10 27 (0.70%) Vagrant
11 19 (0.50%) Bitbucket
11 19 (0.50%) Maven
12 15 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.29%) Gerrit
14 9 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (0.18%) NuGet
16 6 (0.16%) Hudson
16 6 (0.16%) MSBuild
16 6 (0.16%) MSI
17 5 (0.13%) tSQLt
General
1 729 (18.99%) Finance
2 215 (5.60%) Banking
3 190 (4.95%) Marketing
4 125 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 83 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 68 (1.77%) Legal
7 64 (1.67%) Retail
8 56 (1.46%) Advertising
9 55 (1.43%) Back Office
10 48 (1.25%) Electronics
11 47 (1.22%) Games
12 38 (0.99%) Law
13 27 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 27 (0.70%) Publishing
14 17 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.21%) Front Office
17 7 (0.18%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.18%) Military
18 6 (0.16%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (5.08%) LAMP
2 145 (3.78%) XML
3 136 (3.54%) .NET
4 114 (2.97%) HTML
5 111 (2.89%) CSS
6 81 (2.11%) Web Services
7 57 (1.49%) ASP.NET
8 53 (1.38%) Mason
9 52 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
10 38 (0.99%) SOAP
11 34 (0.89%) XSLT
12 33 (0.86%) Middleware
13 27 (0.70%) Visualforce
14 24 (0.63%) Kafka
15 20 (0.52%) SAP Basis
16 19 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
16 19 (0.50%) Node.js
17 17 (0.44%) .NET Framework
18 16 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
19 15 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 286 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (5.24%) Data Centre
3 179 (4.66%) Clustering
4 161 (4.19%) Replication
5 154 (4.01%) Computer Science
6 149 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 72 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 55 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
9 46 (1.20%) CMDB
10 45 (1.17%) iSeries
11 44 (1.15%) Fintech
12 35 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 32 (0.83%) Fat Client
13 32 (0.83%) Thin Client
14 27 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
15 26 (0.68%) Private Cloud
16 24 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (0.60%) Blackberry
18 22 (0.57%) Data Structures
19 21 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1518 (39.55%) Linux
2 1375 (35.83%) Windows
3 677 (17.64%) Windows Server
4 492 (12.82%) Unix
5 372 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 352 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 345 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 290 (7.56%) CentOS
9 185 (4.82%) Ubuntu
10 167 (4.35%) Debian
11 141 (3.67%) Solaris
12 120 (3.13%) Windows 7
13 76 (1.98%) Windows 10
14 74 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 63 (1.64%) AIX
16 45 (1.17%) Mac OS X
17 36 (0.94%) HPUX
18 33 (0.86%) Windows 8
19 24 (0.63%) VxWorks
20 19 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (13.50%) Performance Tuning
2 488 (12.71%) DevOps
3 389 (10.14%) ITIL
4 368 (9.59%) High Availability
5 286 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
6 276 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 243 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 235 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 217 (5.65%) Migration
10 190 (4.95%) CRM
11 141 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 136 (3.54%) Service Management
13 129 (3.36%) Workflow
14 118 (3.07%) ETL
15 115 (3.00%) Project Management
16 114 (2.97%) E-Commerce
16 114 (2.97%) Open Source
17 108 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 105 (2.74%) Service Delivery
19 101 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1066 (27.77%) SQL
2 423 (11.02%) Python
3 397 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 363 (9.46%) Bash Shell
5 296 (7.71%) Perl
6 282 (7.35%) T-SQL
7 244 (6.36%) Shell Script
8 232 (6.04%) Java
9 178 (4.64%) PHP
10 161 (4.19%) Ruby
11 151 (3.93%) JavaScript
12 107 (2.79%) PL/SQL
13 70 (1.82%) C
13 70 (1.82%) C#
14 45 (1.17%) Apex Code
15 36 (0.94%) C++
16 32 (0.83%) VB
17 28 (0.73%) Korn
18 17 (0.44%) AWK
19 15 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 334 (8.70%) Degree
2 200 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 151 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 111 (2.89%) MCSE
5 92 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (2.40%) MCSA
6 90 (2.34%) CCNA
7 70 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 62 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
9 56 (1.46%) OCP
10 51 (1.33%) DV Cleared
11 47 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 41 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
13 35 (0.91%) MCP
14 33 (0.86%) OCA
14 33 (0.86%) RHCE
15 30 (0.78%) CCNP
16 19 (0.50%) RHCSA
17 18 (0.47%) MCITP
18 16 (0.42%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (2.58%) SLA
2 71 (1.85%) QA
3 50 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.83%) PMO
5 29 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.44%) ISO 14001
9 11 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.10%) GDPR
12 3 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.052%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.026%) DICOM
14 1 (0.026%) GPG13
14 1 (0.026%) HL7
14 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 1 (0.026%) JSP 440
System Software
1 683 (17.80%) Active Directory
2 479 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 141 (3.67%) Docker
5 108 (2.81%) vSphere
6 104 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
7 83 (2.16%) KVM
8 77 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
9 65 (1.69%) NFS
10 62 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
11 57 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
12 45 (1.17%) iptables
13 41 (1.07%) XenServer
14 34 (0.89%) XenApp
15 29 (0.76%) Terminal Services
16 28 (0.73%) Samba
17 24 (0.63%) Varnish
18 23 (0.60%) Xen
19 22 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
20 19 (0.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 468 (12.19%) Puppet
2 346 (9.02%) Ansible
3 270 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
4 144 (3.75%) Nagios
5 107 (2.79%) SCCM
6 83 (2.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 80 (2.08%) SCOM
8 65 (1.69%) Data Guard
9 50 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
10 47 (1.22%) Salt
11 41 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 41 (1.07%) WSUS
11 41 (1.07%) ZABBIX
12 40 (1.04%) NetBackup
13 37 (0.96%) Kubernetes
14 33 (0.86%) CFEngine
15 31 (0.81%) Opsview
16 28 (0.73%) HAProxy
17 27 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
18 25 (0.65%) Icinga
Vendors
1 940 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 790 (20.58%) VMware
3 515 (13.42%) Red Hat
4 501 (13.05%) Oracle
5 259 (6.75%) Cisco
6 225 (5.86%) Salesforce.com
7 153 (3.99%) HP
8 141 (3.67%) Citrix
9 134 (3.49%) SAP
10 85 (2.21%) EMC
11 77 (2.01%) IBM
12 65 (1.69%) NetApp
13 59 (1.54%) Dell
14 58 (1.51%) Juniper
15 56 (1.46%) Sybase
16 55 (1.43%) Sun
17 51 (1.33%) SolarWinds
18 45 (1.17%) Veritas
19 42 (1.09%) Google
20 41 (1.07%) Splunk
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago