Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 160 156
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 126 165 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.64% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.70% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 107 117 147
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -5.41% -
10th Percentile £27,575 £25,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,700 £56,450 £52,500
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 7,853 9,729 10,683
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,055 7,948 8,473
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,990 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -1 35 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Coventry +20 25 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Staffordshire +3 19 £42,500 +24.09% 6
Shropshire +10 17 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Warwickshire +32 10 £31,000 -4.62% 5
Solihull +1 7 £22,000 -37.14% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -5 2 £35,000 +22.81% 1
West Bromwich +15 1 £51,000 +2.00% 1
Wolverhampton +5 1 £32,500 +2.36%
Wednesbury - 1 £45,000 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 67 (53.17%) SQL
2 45 (35.71%) Linux
3 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 32 (25.40%) Windows
6 27 (21.43%) DB2
6 27 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (19.84%) High Availability
8 24 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 23 (18.25%) Degree
9 23 (18.25%) Performance Metrics
10 22 (17.46%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 21 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (15.87%) MySQL
12 20 (15.87%) Oracle
12 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
13 19 (15.08%) Finance
14 18 (14.29%) VMware
14 18 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (14.29%) MongoDB
15 17 (13.49%) Unix
16 16 (12.70%) Windows Server
17 15 (11.90%) Mathematics
18 14 (11.11%) ITIL
19 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.97%) IIS
3 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.38%) SAS
5 2 (1.59%) Apache
5 2 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Captiva
6 1 (0.79%) Documentum
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.79%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.97%) Office 365
4 3 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) Firewall
2 6 (4.76%) DNS
2 6 (4.76%) Network Security
3 5 (3.97%) DHCP
3 5 (3.97%) SAN
3 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.17%) VPN
5 3 (2.38%) LTE
5 3 (2.38%) VLAN
6 2 (1.59%) HTTP
6 2 (1.59%) VoIP
7 1 (0.79%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.79%) SSH
7 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.43%) DB2
3 22 (17.46%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 20 (15.87%) MySQL
6 18 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 18 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 18 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
8 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
12 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.79%) Toad
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.76%) Advertising
5 5 (3.97%) Back Office
6 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) REST
2 4 (3.17%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (2.38%) Middleware
3 3 (2.38%) SOAP
4 2 (1.59%) HTML
4 2 (1.59%) jQuery
4 2 (1.59%) JSON
4 2 (1.59%) Swagger
4 2 (1.59%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.59%) WSDL
4 2 (1.59%) XML
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.56%) Clustering
5 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.76%) Replication
6 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Linux
2 32 (25.40%) Windows
3 17 (13.49%) Unix
4 16 (12.70%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.17%) CentOS
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.38%) SUSE
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.59%) Solaris
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) Fedora
9 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.84%) Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) High Availability
2 24 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 23 (18.25%) Performance Metrics
4 15 (11.90%) Mathematics
5 14 (11.11%) ITIL
6 12 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (7.94%) CRM
8 9 (7.14%) Database Security
8 9 (7.14%) DevOps
9 8 (6.35%) Migration
9 8 (6.35%) Project Management
10 7 (5.56%) Availability Management
10 7 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.76%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.76%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.76%) Statistics
12 5 (3.97%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 67 (53.17%) SQL
2 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.76%) Java
3 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.17%) Python
5 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.38%) Ruby
6 3 (2.38%) VB
7 2 (1.59%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) Korn
7 2 (1.59%) R
8 1 (0.79%) C#
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) SLA
2 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.97%) NFS
6 4 (3.17%) Docker
6 4 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.59%) GFS2
7 2 (1.59%) vSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (5.56%) Ansible
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (2.38%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.38%) Netcool
4 3 (2.38%) OpenView
5 2 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.59%) SCCM
5 2 (1.59%) SCOM
5 2 (1.59%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) Puppet
6 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.87%) Oracle
3 18 (14.29%) VMware
4 12 (9.52%) Citrix
5 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.35%) Cisco
6 8 (6.35%) IBM
7 6 (4.76%) NetApp
8 5 (3.97%) HP
8 5 (3.97%) SAP
8 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.17%) Dell
9 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.17%) Sybase
10 3 (2.38%) Alteryx
10 3 (2.38%) Apple
10 3 (2.38%) Cerillion
10 3 (2.38%) Remedy
10 3 (2.38%) Tableau