Period
to

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 302 272 210
Rank change year-on-year -30 -62 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 2,239 1,345 1,320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.26% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.37% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,219 968 1,092
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,550
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 165,427 98,024 75,095
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.10% 91.71% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 85,195 70,332 61,127
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the UK

Administrator
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Administrator.

Salary trend for Administrator in the UK

Administrator
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Administrator over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -43 1,738 £45,000 - 251
UK excluding London +20 1,506 £40,000 - 204
Work from Home -34 706 £47,500 +5.56% 67
London -112 570 £50,000 -4.76% 64
North of England +24 421 £38,000 - 36
Scotland +74 300 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South East -29 290 £45,000 +12.50% 54
North West +37 285 £40,000 +1.91% 21
Midlands -35 165 £40,000 - 43
South West -39 155 £47,500 +18.75% 31
West Midlands -27 116 £39,500 -7.06% 26
Yorkshire -22 99 £38,000 +1.33% 13
East of England -63 93 £38,737 -2.18% 22
Wales +34 81 £40,000 +26.98% 5
East Midlands -46 49 £42,500 +21.43% 17
North East -13 37 £30,000 -16.23% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £52,500 - 3

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Administrator job roles required the following 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.

1 626 (27.96%) Microsoft
2 471 (21.04%) Data Entry
3 469 (20.95%) NHS
4 468 (20.90%) Social Skills
5 451 (20.14%) Self-Motivation
6 447 (19.96%) SQL
6 447 (19.96%) Windows
7 439 (19.61%) Linux
8 416 (18.58%) Azure
9 389 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
10 338 (15.10%) SQL Server
11 313 (13.98%) Finance
12 292 (13.04%) Active Directory
13 254 (11.34%) PowerShell
14 235 (10.50%) Microsoft 365
15 227 (10.14%) Oracle
16 222 (9.92%) Degree
17 216 (9.65%) VMware
18 215 (9.60%) Windows Server
19 203 (9.07%) AWS
20 198 (8.84%) Salesforce.com
21 197 (8.80%) Organisational Skills
22 192 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
23 186 (8.31%) ITIL
24 185 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
25 179 (7.99%) Migration
26 174 (7.77%) Unix
27 169 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
28 164 (7.32%) Python
29 163 (7.28%) Agile

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
1 104 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 96 (4.29%) IIS
3 56 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 52 (2.32%) WebLogic
5 32 (1.43%) Confluence
6 29 (1.30%) JBoss
7 28 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 21 (0.94%) Apache
9 19 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
10 18 (0.80%) Apache Solr
11 14 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
12 13 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.49%) nginx
14 9 (0.40%) SAS
15 8 (0.36%) ArcGIS
16 6 (0.27%) CMS
16 6 (0.27%) Moodle
16 6 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
16 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 185 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 115 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.089%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.089%) Revit
9 1 (0.045%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.045%) CATIA
9 1 (0.045%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 42 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.74%) NetSuite
3 36 (1.61%) iTrent
4 33 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.45%) Magento
7 9 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.40%) Shopify
8 8 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.27%) SAP APO
9 6 (0.27%) SAP MDG
9 6 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.089%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.089%) Sage 50
12 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 416 (18.58%) Azure
2 235 (10.50%) Microsoft 365
3 203 (9.07%) AWS
4 81 (3.62%) SaaS
5 72 (3.22%) Power Platform
6 58 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 56 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
8 47 (2.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 43 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 40 (1.79%) Azure DevOps
11 31 (1.38%) PaaS
12 26 (1.16%) OneDrive
13 22 (0.98%) GCP
14 20 (0.89%) IaaS
15 19 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.85%) GitHub
16 17 (0.76%) Google Workspace
17 13 (0.58%) PowerApps
18 11 (0.49%) Azure Monitor
18 11 (0.49%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 133 (5.94%) Firewall
2 119 (5.31%) DNS
3 84 (3.75%) TCP/IP
4 80 (3.57%) WAN
5 67 (2.99%) LAN
5 67 (2.99%) SAN
6 65 (2.90%) DHCP
7 57 (2.55%) VPN
8 41 (1.83%) VLAN
9 32 (1.43%) HTTP
9 32 (1.43%) Internet
10 30 (1.34%) NAS
11 28 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (1.21%) Wireless
13 23 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (0.80%) SSH
14 18 (0.80%) VoIP
15 17 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
16 16 (0.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 127 (5.67%) Oracle Database
3 121 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 106 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 98 (4.38%) MySQL
7 81 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 57 (2.55%) Power BI
10 48 (2.14%) Relational Database
11 47 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (2.05%) NoSQL
13 31 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
15 27 (1.21%) RDBMS
16 18 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (0.80%) HBase
16 18 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 77 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 63 (2.81%) JIRA
3 55 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 19 (0.85%) Bitbucket
5 18 (0.80%) ScriptRunner
6 17 (0.76%) Toad
7 15 (0.67%) RStudio
8 8 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.36%) Subversion
8 8 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.22%) GitLab
11 3 (0.13%) JMeter
11 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.089%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.089%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.089%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.045%) ER Studio
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.045%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 468 (20.90%) Social Skills
2 313 (13.98%) Finance
3 197 (8.80%) Organisational Skills
4 153 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (5.05%) Retail
6 100 (4.47%) Marketing
7 82 (3.66%) Manufacturing
8 73 (3.26%) Law
9 69 (3.08%) Telecoms
10 52 (2.32%) Public Sector
11 44 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 41 (1.83%) Banking
13 40 (1.79%) Advertising
14 38 (1.70%) Electronics
15 35 (1.56%) Legal
16 28 (1.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 22 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
18 15 (0.67%) Billing
19 12 (0.54%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.10%) Middleware
2 35 (1.56%) Kafka
3 27 (1.21%) .NET
4 23 (1.03%) HTML
4 23 (1.03%) Lightning Web Components
5 19 (0.85%) COM
6 17 (0.76%) CSS
7 14 (0.63%) LAMP
7 14 (0.63%) OLE
8 13 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (0.54%) ARM Templates
9 12 (0.54%) JSON
9 12 (0.54%) REST
10 11 (0.49%) Web Services
11 10 (0.45%) XML
12 9 (0.40%) LDAP
13 8 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (0.36%) SAML
13 8 (0.36%) Visualforce
14 7 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 469 (20.95%) NHS
2 451 (20.14%) Self-Motivation
3 107 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.64%) Clustering
5 56 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 53 (2.37%) Replication
7 46 (2.05%) User Experience
8 44 (1.97%) Public Cloud
9 38 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
11 29 (1.30%) Cloud Native
12 21 (0.94%) Life Science
13 18 (0.80%) Driving Licence
14 17 (0.76%) CMDB
15 15 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (0.54%) Social Media
17 9 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
18 8 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
19 7 (0.31%) Low-Code
19 7 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 447 (19.96%) Windows
2 439 (19.61%) Linux
3 215 (9.60%) Windows Server
4 174 (7.77%) Unix
5 126 (5.63%) CentOS
6 94 (4.20%) Windows Server 2019
7 92 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 91 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 81 (3.62%) Windows Server 2016
10 51 (2.28%) Windows 10
11 42 (1.88%) Solaris
12 39 (1.74%) Ubuntu
13 30 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.89%) Debian
15 15 (0.67%) Windows 7
16 14 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.54%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.45%) AIX
19 6 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (21.04%) Data Entry
2 389 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
3 192 (8.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 186 (8.31%) ITIL
5 179 (7.99%) Migration
6 169 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
7 163 (7.28%) Agile
8 160 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
9 158 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 150 (6.70%) High Availability
11 148 (6.61%) People Management
12 147 (6.57%) CRM
13 140 (6.25%) Computer Science
14 139 (6.21%) DevOps
15 127 (5.67%) Coaching
16 105 (4.69%) Capacity Management
17 104 (4.64%) Project Management
18 82 (3.66%) ERP
19 81 (3.62%) Configuration Management
20 78 (3.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 447 (19.96%) SQL
2 254 (11.34%) PowerShell
3 164 (7.32%) Python
4 143 (6.39%) Bash
5 95 (4.24%) T-SQL
6 87 (3.89%) Shell Script
7 70 (3.13%) Perl
8 59 (2.64%) Java
9 50 (2.23%) JavaScript
10 39 (1.74%) PHP
11 25 (1.12%) C#
12 21 (0.94%) C
13 20 (0.89%) C++
13 20 (0.89%) Go
14 18 (0.80%) Rust
15 14 (0.63%) AWK
16 13 (0.58%) Apex Code
16 13 (0.58%) Korn
16 13 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 222 (9.92%) Degree
2 131 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 100 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 47 (2.10%) MCSE
7 43 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (1.61%) MCSA
9 28 (1.25%) CCNA
10 27 (1.21%) CCNP
10 27 (1.21%) HNC
11 17 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.58%) HND
14 11 (0.49%) RHCE
15 10 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.40%) CCDP
17 8 (0.36%) OCA
17 8 (0.36%) OCP
17 8 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.48%) GDPR
2 82 (3.66%) SLA
3 32 (1.43%) QA
4 28 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 10 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.40%) GxP
9 7 (0.31%) GLP
9 7 (0.31%) PMO
10 5 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.18%) Good Clinical Practice
12 2 (0.089%) Accessibility
12 2 (0.089%) GAAP
12 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.045%) GRC
13 1 (0.045%) MiFID
13 1 (0.045%) NIST
System Software
1 292 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 151 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 69 (3.08%) Docker
5 56 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
7 50 (2.23%) vSphere
8 29 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
9 19 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
11 14 (0.63%) XenApp
12 12 (0.54%) Firmware
13 8 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 8 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.31%) etcd
15 6 (0.27%) Dovecot
15 6 (0.27%) Postfix
16 5 (0.22%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 92 (4.11%) Ansible
2 90 (4.02%) Kubernetes
3 75 (3.35%) Puppet
4 58 (2.59%) SCCM
5 53 (2.37%) Data Guard
6 45 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 43 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 33 (1.47%) Terraform
10 30 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
11 28 (1.25%) WSUS
12 25 (1.12%) Nagios
12 25 (1.12%) ZABBIX
13 23 (1.03%) Oracle ZFS
14 22 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
15 20 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
15 20 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
16 16 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 13 (0.58%) SCSM
17 13 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 626 (27.96%) Microsoft
2 227 (10.14%) Oracle
3 216 (9.65%) VMware
4 198 (8.84%) Salesforce.com
5 134 (5.98%) Red Hat
6 82 (3.66%) Cisco
7 56 (2.50%) SAP
8 52 (2.32%) ServiceNow
9 41 (1.83%) SolarWinds
10 40 (1.79%) Citrix
11 37 (1.65%) HP
12 30 (1.34%) Palo Alto
13 28 (1.25%) Pardot
14 26 (1.16%) Atlassian
14 26 (1.16%) Google
14 26 (1.16%) Veritas
15 21 (0.94%) EMC
15 21 (0.94%) JD Edwards
16 20 (0.89%) Commvault
17 19 (0.85%) Adobe