Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 162 132
Rank change year-on-year +22 -30 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 178 185 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.96% 1.85% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.91% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 137 141 197
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £43,375 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.06% - -

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 8,736 9,662 11,601
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.59% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,810 8,119 9,181
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +34 69 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Staffordshire +2 35 £41,250 +35.25% 3
Coventry +4 22 £41,750 +28.46% 3
Worcestershire +31 15 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Shropshire +14 12 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Warwickshire +4 10 £36,750 +13.08% 4
Solihull +3 2 £28,000 -8.94% 1
Wolverhampton -11 2 £32,500 -35.00%
West Bromwich +16 1 £51,000 +142.86%
Dudley - 1 £23,000 - 1
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 59 (33.15%) Finance
2 57 (32.02%) SQL
3 52 (29.21%) Oracle
4 46 (25.84%) Microsoft
5 42 (23.60%) Windows
6 40 (22.47%) SQL Server
7 38 (21.35%) Linux
8 34 (19.10%) CRM
9 28 (15.73%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (14.04%) Windows Server
11 24 (13.48%) T-SQL
12 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (12.36%) Dynamics CRM
14 20 (11.24%) Active Directory
14 20 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (9.55%) VMware
16 17 (9.55%) NetSuite
16 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (9.55%) ERP
16 17 (9.55%) Oracle Database
16 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (8.99%) MySQL
17 16 (8.99%) SLA
18 15 (8.43%) Dynamics AX
18 15 (8.43%) ITIL
18 15 (8.43%) Unix
18 15 (8.43%) Performance Metrics
18 15 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (8.43%) SaaS

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 10 (5.62%) Apache
2 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.81%) nginx
4 4 (2.25%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.69%) OpenEdge
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.12%) SAS
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.81%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (12.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (9.55%) NetSuite
3 15 (8.43%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (2.81%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.56%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.56%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (8.43%) SaaS
2 14 (7.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 13 (7.30%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.30%) Office 365
4 3 (1.69%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) SAN
2 10 (5.62%) DNS
3 9 (5.06%) DHCP
3 9 (5.06%) Firewall
4 6 (3.37%) Internet
5 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.25%) LAN
6 4 (2.25%) SSL
7 3 (1.69%) WAN
8 2 (1.12%) HTTP
8 2 (1.12%) Network Security
8 2 (1.12%) VPN
9 1 (0.56%) 3G
9 1 (0.56%) 4G
9 1 (0.56%) AMQP
9 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.56%) RFID
9 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (9.55%) Oracle Database
4 16 (8.99%) MySQL
5 14 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (6.18%) DB2
8 10 (5.62%) NoSQL
8 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (5.06%) Essbase
9 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (3.93%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.56%) MSI
5 1 (0.56%) Toad
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (33.15%) Finance
2 13 (7.30%) Legal
3 11 (6.18%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.18%) Retail
4 9 (5.06%) Games
5 7 (3.93%) Billing
6 6 (3.37%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.25%) Advertising
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) Mason
2 4 (2.25%) Web Services
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
3 3 (1.69%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (1.69%) REST
3 3 (1.69%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.12%) .NET
4 2 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (1.12%) SOAP
4 2 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.12%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) jQuery
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.56%) Swagger
5 1 (0.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.93%) Clustering
3 7 (3.93%) Replication
4 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.60%) Windows
2 38 (21.35%) Linux
3 25 (14.04%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.43%) Unix
5 13 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.93%) CentOS
7 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.37%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.81%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.69%) Solaris
12 2 (1.12%) AIX
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.56%) Debian
13 1 (0.56%) Fedora
13 1 (0.56%) HPUX
13 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.10%) CRM
2 23 (12.92%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (9.55%) ERP
5 15 (8.43%) ITIL
5 15 (8.43%) Performance Metrics
6 13 (7.30%) High Availability
7 11 (6.18%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.18%) DevOps
7 11 (6.18%) E-Commerce
8 10 (5.62%) Mathematics
8 10 (5.62%) Performance Management
8 10 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.06%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 9 (5.06%) Coaching
9 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (5.06%) Migration
10 8 (4.49%) Process Improvement
11 7 (3.93%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (3.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (32.02%) SQL
2 24 (13.48%) T-SQL
3 14 (7.87%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.49%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.81%) Korn
5 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.25%) Java
6 4 (2.25%) Ruby
7 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.69%) PHP
7 3 (1.69%) Python
7 3 (1.69%) VB
8 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) C#
9 1 (0.56%) Perl
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Degree
2 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) MCSE
4 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) MCP
5 3 (1.69%) MCSA
6 2 (1.12%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.56%) HNC
7 1 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) SLA
2 9 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.93%) Docker
5 4 (2.25%) Firmware
5 4 (2.25%) KVM
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.12%) GFS2
7 2 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) Puppet
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.81%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.81%) SCCM
5 4 (2.25%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.69%) Nagios
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.12%) Simpana
8 1 (0.56%) Ansible
8 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Packer
8 1 (0.56%) SELinux
8 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (29.21%) Oracle
2 46 (25.84%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.73%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (9.55%) VMware
5 14 (7.87%) JD Edwards
6 10 (5.62%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.62%) SAP
7 7 (3.93%) Infor
7 7 (3.93%) NetApp
8 6 (3.37%) Epicor
8 6 (3.37%) IBM
9 5 (2.81%) HP
9 5 (2.81%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (2.81%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.81%) Sybase
10 3 (1.69%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.69%) Informatica
10 3 (1.69%) Northgate
10 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.12%) Remedy