Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Administrator
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 170 121
Rank change year-on-year +3 -49 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 174 197 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.73% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.80% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 124 151 217
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £25,225 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £56,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9835 10959 10486
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 8687 8712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in the West Midlands

Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +38 49 £40,250 +15.00%
Staffordshire +31 47 £35,000 +20.69% 4
Coventry -13 19 £32,500 -20.73% 2
Warwickshire -13 18 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Solihull +10 16 £35,000 +44.33%
Shropshire -7 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Bromwich +5 4 £50,000 -16.67%
Worcestershire -16 4 £28,500 -21.92% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £32,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield +6 1 £32,500 -
Administrator
England

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 47 (27.01%) Windows
2 45 (25.86%) Linux
3 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
4 39 (22.41%) SQL
5 33 (18.97%) Microsoft
6 25 (14.37%) Firewall
7 23 (13.22%) Windows Server
8 22 (12.64%) Finance
9 21 (12.07%) DNS
9 21 (12.07%) T-SQL
9 21 (12.07%) MySQL
9 21 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (11.49%) ITIL
11 19 (10.92%) Oracle
11 19 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (10.34%) DevOps
13 17 (9.77%) Ubuntu
13 17 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (9.20%) Active Directory
14 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (9.20%) PHP
14 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (9.20%) LEMP Stack
15 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (8.62%) LAMP
15 15 (8.62%) Red Hat
16 14 (8.05%) SharePoint
16 14 (8.05%) HP
16 14 (8.05%) Cisco

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.90%) Apache
3 10 (5.75%) IIS
4 9 (5.17%) nginx
5 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.87%) CMS
6 5 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.30%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.15%) Drupal
9 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.15%) WordPress
10 1 (0.57%) Confluence
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.57%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (0.57%) SAP AFS
2 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.32%) Office 365
2 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.15%) Linode
3 2 (1.15%) Yammer
4 1 (0.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.37%) Firewall
2 21 (12.07%) DNS
3 12 (6.90%) LAN
3 12 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
3 12 (6.90%) WAN
4 11 (6.32%) VPN
5 10 (5.75%) SAN
5 10 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.60%) DHCP
7 7 (4.02%) MPLS
8 6 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (2.87%) WLAN
10 3 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.72%) Skype
10 3 (1.72%) VoIP
11 2 (1.15%) DDNS
11 2 (1.15%) Internet
11 2 (1.15%) NAS
11 2 (1.15%) Network Security
11 2 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.07%) MySQL
2 21 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (5.75%) MariaDB
7 9 (5.17%) MS Access
8 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.72%) Big Data
11 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.72%) Power BI
11 3 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.15%) PEAR
5 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (12.64%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Retail
3 8 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.45%) Games
4 6 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (1.72%) Advertising
5 3 (1.72%) Banking
6 2 (1.15%) Electronics
6 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.20%) LEMP Stack
2 15 (8.62%) LAMP
3 5 (2.87%) HTML
4 2 (1.15%) CSS
4 2 (1.15%) XML
4 2 (1.15%) XSLT
5 1 (0.57%) Mason
5 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.75%) Clustering
2 10 (5.75%) Replication
3 9 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.02%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.72%) iPad
7 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.15%) Fintech
8 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.57%) Photography
9 1 (0.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.01%) Windows
2 45 (25.86%) Linux
3 23 (13.22%) Windows Server
4 17 (9.77%) Ubuntu
5 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.90%) Unix
8 11 (6.32%) CentOS
9 10 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.02%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.45%) AIX
11 6 (3.45%) Debian
12 5 (2.87%) HPUX
13 3 (1.72%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.49%) ITIL
2 18 (10.34%) DevOps
3 17 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (6.90%) Analytics
5 11 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.75%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.75%) ERP
7 9 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (4.60%) Data Security
8 8 (4.60%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.60%) Migration
8 8 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.60%) Time Management
9 7 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.02%) Process Improvement
9 7 (4.02%) SOA
10 6 (3.45%) Data Privacy
10 6 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.41%) SQL
2 21 (12.07%) T-SQL
3 16 (9.20%) PHP
4 14 (8.05%) Bash Shell
5 13 (7.47%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.45%) C
7 6 (3.45%) Python
8 5 (2.87%) Perl
9 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.15%) Java
10 2 (1.15%) Ruby
10 2 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) CCNA
1 13 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.90%) CCNP
3 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.75%) Degree
5 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.30%) MCSA
9 3 (1.72%) MCSE
10 2 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.57%) CCENT
11 1 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.15%) PMO
3 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.60%) Docker
2 8 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.02%) KVM
3 7 (4.02%) VirtualBox
4 6 (3.45%) pfSense
4 6 (3.45%) Samba
4 6 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.15%) Gluster
8 1 (0.57%) NFS
8 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) Puppet
2 7 (4.02%) Nagios
2 7 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.45%) Ansible
3 6 (3.45%) Salt
4 5 (2.87%) SCCM
4 5 (2.87%) WSUS
5 4 (2.30%) Cacti
5 4 (2.30%) Icinga
5 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.30%) SCOM
6 3 (1.72%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.57%) Consul
8 1 (0.57%) Grafana
8 1 (0.57%) Kibana
8 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.57%) Packer
8 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.92%) Oracle
3 15 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.05%) Cisco
4 14 (8.05%) HP
5 12 (6.90%) Fortinet
5 12 (6.90%) Juniper
5 12 (6.90%) Motorola
5 12 (6.90%) VMware
6 6 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.87%) SAP
8 4 (2.30%) Citrix
8 4 (2.30%) NetApp
8 4 (2.30%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.72%) IFS
9 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.72%) Tableau
10 2 (1.15%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.57%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.57%) Kaspersky