Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 163 157
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 144 175 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.67% 1.77% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.83% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 114 130 168
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,250 £55,925 £60,000
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 8,307 9,568 11,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.56% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,467 7,967 8,908
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,913 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +8 48 £42,500 +4.94% 11
Staffordshire -7 27 £42,500 +21.43% 9
Coventry +12 25 £50,000 +50.38% 6
Shropshire +12 12 £28,750 -36.11% 6
Worcestershire +23 10 £35,000 +17.65% 2
Warwickshire +20 7 £36,750 +13.08% 6
Solihull -8 3 £22,000 -32.31% 4
West Bromwich +16 1 £51,000 +2.00%
Wolverhampton +5 1 £32,500 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 £45,000 - 1
Dudley - 1 £23,000 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 West Midlands region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 66 (45.83%) SQL
2 42 (29.17%) Finance
3 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
4 37 (25.69%) Oracle
5 36 (25.00%) Linux
6 34 (23.61%) Microsoft
7 32 (22.22%) Windows
8 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (16.67%) DB2
10 22 (15.28%) T-SQL
10 22 (15.28%) Performance Metrics
11 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (13.89%) High Availability
11 20 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (13.19%) Degree
12 19 (13.19%) Windows Server
13 18 (12.50%) NoSQL
13 18 (12.50%) CRM
14 17 (11.81%) MySQL
14 17 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
16 15 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (10.42%) MongoDB
16 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (10.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 15 (10.42%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (9.03%) Oracle Database
17 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
17 13 (9.03%) Dynamics CRM

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 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.08%) IIS
2 3 (2.08%) SAS
2 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.39%) Apache
3 2 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.39%) OpenEdge
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.69%) nginx
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.94%) NetSuite
3 9 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.69%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.69%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.25%) SaaS
3 8 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.56%) Office 365
4 6 (4.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) DNS
2 6 (4.17%) DHCP
2 6 (4.17%) Firewall
2 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.47%) SAN
4 4 (2.78%) Internet
5 3 (2.08%) Network Security
5 3 (2.08%) VPN
6 2 (1.39%) HTTP
6 2 (1.39%) LAN
6 2 (1.39%) VLAN
6 2 (1.39%) WAN
7 1 (0.69%) 3G
7 1 (0.69%) 4G
7 1 (0.69%) AMQP
7 1 (0.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.67%) DB2
3 20 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 17 (11.81%) MySQL
6 15 (10.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (10.42%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (10.42%) MongoDB
6 15 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (9.03%) Oracle Database
8 12 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (6.25%) Essbase
10 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.86%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.69%) Toad
4 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (29.17%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Legal
3 9 (6.25%) Games
4 7 (4.86%) Billing
4 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.47%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.78%) Back Office
7 3 (2.08%) Advertising
7 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) REST
2 3 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.39%) HTML
3 2 (1.39%) jQuery
3 2 (1.39%) Middleware
3 2 (1.39%) SOAP
3 2 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) JSON
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.69%) Swagger
4 1 (0.69%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) WSDL
4 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.47%) Clustering
6 5 (3.47%) Replication
7 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.69%) EPoS
9 1 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.00%) Linux
2 32 (22.22%) Windows
3 19 (13.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.94%) Unix
6 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.08%) CentOS
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.08%) SUSE
8 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.39%) Solaris
9 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.69%) AIX
10 1 (0.69%) Android
10 1 (0.69%) Debian
10 1 (0.69%) Fedora
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (15.28%) Performance Metrics
3 20 (13.89%) High Availability
4 18 (12.50%) CRM
5 17 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (9.03%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.94%) ERP
7 10 (6.94%) Performance Management
8 9 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 9 (6.25%) DevOps
8 9 (6.25%) ITIL
9 8 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.86%) Migration
11 6 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.17%) Data Management
11 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.17%) Process Improvement
11 6 (4.17%) Project Management
11 6 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.83%) SQL
2 22 (15.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.86%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.47%) Java
6 4 (2.78%) Python
6 4 (2.78%) Ruby
7 3 (2.08%) VB
8 2 (1.39%) C
8 2 (1.39%) Korn
8 2 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.69%) C#
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) R
9 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.19%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.39%) MCSA
5 2 (1.39%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.69%) HNC
6 1 (0.69%) HND
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MBA
6 1 (0.69%) MCITP
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 9 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.56%) SLA
3 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.08%) Docker
6 2 (1.39%) GFS2
6 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (4.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.78%) Puppet
4 3 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.69%) Packer
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) Terraform
5 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (25.69%) Oracle
2 34 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (6.94%) VMware
4 8 (5.56%) JD Edwards
5 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco
6 5 (3.47%) IBM
6 5 (3.47%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (3.47%) SAP
6 5 (3.47%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.47%) Sybase
7 3 (2.08%) HP
7 3 (2.08%) Infor
7 3 (2.08%) Informatica
8 2 (1.39%) Citrix
8 2 (1.39%) Epicor
8 2 (1.39%) Kronos
8 2 (1.39%) NetApp
8 2 (1.39%) Northgate