The median annual salary for a Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 116 110
Rank change year-on-year -44 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 1847 2822 3022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 2.73% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 2.83% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 2382 2500
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.26% +3.94%  

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 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
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 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -42 1769 £42,500 - 272
London -61 709 £45,000 -5.26% 101
South East -5 437 £42,500 +6.25% 52
East of England 0 167 £42,250 +4.32% 18
City of London -23 123 £47,500 -5.00% 25
South West -3 108 £37,000 -1.33% 21
North West -35 98 £36,250 -3.33% 20
West Midlands -25 97 £35,000 -13.04% 29
Berkshire +5 95 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire -47 94 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Hampshire -10 83 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Surrey +4 72 £40,000 -9.09% 9
West Yorkshire -23 68 £45,000 +18.42% 12
Oxfordshire +30 56 £36,000 -16.76% 3
Manchester -7 56 £37,500 -6.25% 12
East Midlands -10 55 £38,750 +3.33% 7
Brighton +26 48 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Sussex +18 48 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hertfordshire +10 48 £37,500 -21.05% 10
Leeds -6 47 £45,000 +18.42% 10
Cambridgeshire -17 45 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Scotland +2 38 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Buckinghamshire -22 37 £42,500 -6.59% 4
Cambridge -33 37 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Reading +11 31 £44,500 -1.11% 4
Milton Keynes -16 30 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Essex -9 29 £47,500 +32.86% 2
West Sussex +12 28 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Bristol +3 28 £36,000 -4.00% 6
Northamptonshire +22 26 £42,500 +13.33% 1

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1569 (40.02%) Linux
2 1398 (35.65%) Windows
3 1101 (28.08%) SQL
4 989 (25.22%) SQL Server
5 972 (24.79%) Microsoft
6 759 (19.36%) Finance
7 737 (18.80%) VMware
8 715 (18.24%) Windows Server
9 679 (17.32%) Active Directory
10 541 (13.80%) Red Hat
11 510 (13.01%) Performance Tuning
12 473 (12.06%) DevOps
12 473 (12.06%) Puppet
13 461 (11.76%) Oracle
14 451 (11.50%) Unix
15 444 (11.32%) Firewall
16 437 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 416 (10.61%) Python
18 411 (10.48%) MySQL
19 409 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
20 393 (10.02%) Bash Shell
21 384 (9.79%) ITIL
22 372 (9.49%) PowerShell
23 370 (9.44%) DNS
24 367 (9.36%) Degree
25 364 (9.28%) High Availability
26 358 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
27 355 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 354 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
29 320 (8.16%) CentOS

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
1 310 (7.91%) Apache
2 284 (7.24%) IIS
3 251 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 226 (5.76%) MS Exchange
5 150 (3.83%) Tomcat
6 102 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 87 (2.22%) nginx
8 84 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 69 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
10 68 (1.73%) WebSphere
11 55 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
12 44 (1.12%) OpenStack
13 40 (1.02%) CMS
14 39 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
15 36 (0.92%) Skype for Business
15 36 (0.92%) WebLogic
16 32 (0.82%) JBoss
17 30 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 27 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 247 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 164 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 58 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.077%) Abaqus
8 3 (0.077%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.077%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.051%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.051%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.051%) HipChat
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.026%) Houdini
10 1 (0.026%) InDesign
10 1 (0.026%) Maya
10 1 (0.026%) NUKE
10 1 (0.026%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 69 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.48%) HFM
5 19 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
5 19 (0.48%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
6 16 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
8 14 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.23%) SAP Business One
11 8 (0.20%) Magento
11 8 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 4 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
14 3 (0.077%) Infor SunSystems
14 3 (0.077%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 409 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (6.22%) Office 365
3 239 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 129 (3.29%) SaaS
5 39 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.94%) PaaS
7 30 (0.77%) Force.com
8 28 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 26 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.59%) IaaS
12 22 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.48%) GitHub
14 14 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
15 12 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.26%) G Suite
17 8 (0.20%) OpenShift
18 7 (0.18%) Slack
18 7 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
19 6 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 444 (11.32%) Firewall
2 370 (9.44%) DNS
3 278 (7.09%) SAN
4 269 (6.86%) TCP/IP
5 224 (5.71%) LAN
6 211 (5.38%) WAN
7 174 (4.44%) Internet
8 172 (4.39%) DHCP
9 160 (4.08%) VPN
10 102 (2.60%) Network Security
10 102 (2.60%) VoIP
11 98 (2.50%) LDAP
12 83 (2.12%) HTTP
13 81 (2.07%) VLAN
14 78 (1.99%) NAS
15 58 (1.48%) Intranet
16 57 (1.45%) SSL
17 52 (1.33%) SMTP
17 52 (1.33%) Wireless
18 49 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 989 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 411 (10.48%) MySQL
3 315 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 283 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 208 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 190 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 180 (4.59%) Oracle Database
8 161 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
9 151 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 143 (3.65%) Relational Database
11 130 (3.32%) NoSQL
12 128 (3.26%) MongoDB
13 124 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
14 121 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
15 94 (2.40%) RDBMS
16 93 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
17 92 (2.35%) Hadoop
18 84 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
19 61 (1.56%) MariaDB
20 58 (1.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 147 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 124 (3.16%) Git (software)
3 88 (2.24%) JIRA
4 47 (1.20%) Subversion
5 44 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 35 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 28 (0.71%) Maven
9 23 (0.59%) Visual Studio
10 16 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (0.38%) Bitbucket
12 12 (0.31%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (0.20%) MSBuild
15 7 (0.18%) Bundler
16 6 (0.15%) Gerrit
16 6 (0.15%) MSI
16 6 (0.15%) Travis CI
17 5 (0.13%) Firebug
General
1 759 (19.36%) Finance
2 211 (5.38%) Banking
3 179 (4.57%) Marketing
4 129 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 78 (1.99%) Legal
6 71 (1.81%) Retail
7 63 (1.61%) Advertising
8 61 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 46 (1.17%) Games
10 42 (1.07%) Back Office
10 42 (1.07%) Publishing
11 41 (1.05%) Law
12 27 (0.69%) Electronics
13 26 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 11 (0.28%) Front Office
17 8 (0.20%) Automotive
18 6 (0.15%) General Ledger
19 5 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (4.85%) LAMP
2 159 (4.06%) XML
3 130 (3.32%) Web Services
4 122 (3.11%) .NET
5 105 (2.68%) HTML
6 83 (2.12%) CSS
7 55 (1.40%) Mason
8 47 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
9 36 (0.92%) SOAP
10 32 (0.82%) ASP.NET
11 31 (0.79%) Visualforce
12 28 (0.71%) Middleware
12 28 (0.71%) XSLT
13 26 (0.66%) Kafka
14 24 (0.61%) Node.js
15 21 (0.54%) .NET Framework
16 20 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 18 (0.46%) EDI
17 18 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
18 17 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 291 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 180 (4.59%) Clustering
4 172 (4.39%) Replication
5 154 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 130 (3.32%) Management Information System
7 72 (1.84%) Public Cloud
8 61 (1.56%) iSeries
9 53 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 40 (1.02%) Fintech
11 36 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
12 33 (0.84%) CMDB
13 31 (0.79%) Fat Client
13 31 (0.79%) Thin Client
14 30 (0.77%) Blackberry
15 25 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (0.59%) Private Cloud
17 22 (0.56%) Smartphone
18 20 (0.51%) AS400
18 20 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1569 (40.02%) Linux
2 1398 (35.65%) Windows
3 715 (18.24%) Windows Server
4 451 (11.50%) Unix
5 358 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 355 (9.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 354 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 320 (8.16%) CentOS
9 215 (5.48%) Ubuntu
10 164 (4.18%) Debian
11 127 (3.24%) Solaris
12 111 (2.83%) Windows 7
13 77 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 73 (1.86%) Windows 10
15 67 (1.71%) Mac OS X
16 51 (1.30%) AIX
17 41 (1.05%) Windows 8
18 37 (0.94%) HPUX
18 37 (0.94%) SUSE
19 22 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (13.01%) Performance Tuning
2 473 (12.06%) DevOps
3 384 (9.79%) ITIL
4 364 (9.28%) High Availability
5 281 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
6 273 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 215 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
8 208 (5.30%) Configuration Management
9 206 (5.25%) Migration
10 185 (4.72%) CRM
11 149 (3.80%) Project Management
12 142 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
13 139 (3.55%) E-Commerce
14 138 (3.52%) Service Management
15 124 (3.16%) Open Source
16 121 (3.09%) Service Delivery
17 113 (2.88%) Workflow
18 109 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
19 105 (2.68%) ETL
20 100 (2.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1101 (28.08%) SQL
2 416 (10.61%) Python
3 393 (10.02%) Bash Shell
4 372 (9.49%) PowerShell
5 295 (7.52%) T-SQL
6 261 (6.66%) Perl
7 259 (6.61%) Java
8 227 (5.79%) Shell Script
9 154 (3.93%) PHP
10 146 (3.72%) Ruby
11 133 (3.39%) JavaScript
12 99 (2.52%) PL/SQL
13 98 (2.50%) C#
14 75 (1.91%) C
15 50 (1.28%) Apex Code
16 32 (0.82%) VB
17 28 (0.71%) C++
18 24 (0.61%) Korn
18 24 (0.61%) VBScript
19 21 (0.54%) AWK
Qualifications
1 367 (9.36%) Degree
2 214 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 154 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 118 (3.01%) MCSE
5 111 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (2.73%) MCSA
7 104 (2.65%) CCNA
8 78 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
9 76 (1.94%) SC Cleared
10 71 (1.81%) OCP
11 43 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 43 (1.10%) MCP
12 41 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 41 (1.05%) OCA
13 32 (0.82%) CCNP
14 21 (0.54%) RHCE
15 20 (0.51%) MCITP
16 16 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
16 16 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
17 13 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (2.93%) SLA
2 90 (2.30%) QA
3 66 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 40 (1.02%) PMO
5 29 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.41%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.051%) ISO13485
10 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.026%) COBIT
11 1 (0.026%) DICOM
11 1 (0.026%) GPG13
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.026%) ISO19770
11 1 (0.026%) WCAG
System Software
1 679 (17.32%) Active Directory
2 437 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 112 (2.86%) Docker
5 95 (2.42%) vSphere
6 74 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
7 69 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
8 63 (1.61%) NFS
9 52 (1.33%) KVM
10 46 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
10 46 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (0.97%) XenServer
12 36 (0.92%) VMware ESX
13 34 (0.87%) iptables
14 31 (0.79%) Varnish
15 28 (0.71%) Xen
16 25 (0.64%) HDFS
17 24 (0.61%) Terminal Services
18 23 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 22 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 473 (12.06%) Puppet
2 306 (7.80%) Ansible
3 273 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (3.85%) Nagios
5 127 (3.24%) SCCM
6 86 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 81 (2.07%) SCOM
8 71 (1.81%) Data Guard
9 48 (1.22%) Salt
10 46 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 43 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
12 31 (0.79%) CFEngine
13 30 (0.77%) NetBackup
13 30 (0.77%) ZABBIX
14 28 (0.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 28 (0.71%) WSUS
15 27 (0.69%) Kubernetes
16 24 (0.61%) Opsview
17 23 (0.59%) Icinga
17 23 (0.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 972 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 737 (18.80%) VMware
3 541 (13.80%) Red Hat
4 461 (11.76%) Oracle
5 277 (7.06%) Cisco
6 220 (5.61%) Salesforce.com
7 146 (3.72%) Citrix
8 129 (3.29%) HP
9 92 (2.35%) SAP
10 85 (2.17%) EMC
11 71 (1.81%) Sun
12 58 (1.48%) IBM
13 57 (1.45%) Sybase
14 53 (1.35%) Dell
15 51 (1.30%) Juniper
16 50 (1.28%) Veritas
17 49 (1.25%) NetApp
18 44 (1.12%) Splunk
19 39 (0.99%) Google
19 39 (0.99%) SolarWinds
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £85000 - £115000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Salary: From £32,958 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 PA
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £31000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
Keystream Resources Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Argo IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Training and development plan.
Posted: 2 days ago