Period
to 12 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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

Administrator
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 88 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 27 33 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.17% 1.85% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.94% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 38
Median annual salary £35,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.33% -20.00% +16.60%
10th Percentile £28,325 £25,750 £29,950
90th Percentile £45,650 £46,000 £48,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,201 1,701 1,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 95.29% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,023 1,467 1,532
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Wales

Administrator
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Administrator in Wales

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Administrator in Wales over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Wales

Administrator
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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
South Wales +15 13 £35,500 -2.07%
West Wales -5 10 £37,000 +23.33% 1
North Wales +7 2 £31,500 -10.00%
Administrator
UK

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 across the Wales region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
4 11 (40.74%) SCCM
4 11 (40.74%) Ansible
5 9 (33.33%) AWS
5 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 8 (29.63%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) MySQL
6 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Azure
6 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (25.93%) Kubernetes
7 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
7 7 (25.93%) PaaS
7 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
7 7 (25.93%) DB2
7 7 (25.93%) Perl
7 7 (25.93%) Middleware
7 7 (25.93%) IBM
7 7 (25.93%) FTP
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) OpenStack

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) AWS
2 8 (29.63%) Azure
3 7 (25.93%) PaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.70%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) FTP
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) SSH
2 5 (18.52%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) DB2
2 7 (25.93%) Hadoop
2 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GitLab
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) SOAP
3 5 (18.52%) WSDL
4 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) iSeries
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) OS/400
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.70%) AIX
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) High Availability
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (7.41%) Data Science
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) GitOps
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
2 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 9 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
1 11 (40.74%) SCCM
2 7 (25.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Grafana
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk