Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 154 118
Rank change year-on-year +26 -36 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 200 181 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.12% 1.85% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.91% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 150 145 239
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £61,250
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 9,064 9,488 11,803
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.96% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,040 7,902 9,449
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +16 63 £40,000 - 7
Staffordshire +28 50 £38,750 +13.14% 2
Coventry -7 31 £40,000 - 5
Warwickshire +5 17 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Worcestershire +22 13 £37,500 - 2
Shropshire +11 5 £27,500 -38.89% 2
Solihull +7 5 £50,000 +88.68% 1
Wolverhampton -12 3 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £30,500 -
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 18 June 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 57 (28.50%) Windows
2 55 (27.50%) Finance
3 52 (26.00%) SQL
4 49 (24.50%) Microsoft
5 47 (23.50%) Oracle
6 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 39 (19.50%) CRM
8 38 (19.00%) Linux
9 35 (17.50%) Windows Server
10 34 (17.00%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (14.00%) Active Directory
12 24 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 23 (11.50%) Office 365
14 22 (11.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (11.00%) NetSuite
14 22 (11.00%) ERP
14 22 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (9.00%) VMware
17 18 (9.00%) Retail
17 18 (9.00%) Mason
17 18 (9.00%) T-SQL
17 18 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (8.50%) SaaS
18 17 (8.50%) ITIL
18 17 (8.50%) Unix

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 13 (6.50%) Apache
2 7 (3.50%) IIS
2 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.00%) nginx
3 6 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.50%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.00%) OpenEdge
6 2 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (11.00%) NetSuite
3 17 (8.50%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (2.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.50%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.50%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.50%) Office 365
2 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.50%) SaaS
3 16 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (6.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.50%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.50%) SAN
2 12 (6.00%) DNS
2 12 (6.00%) Firewall
3 9 (4.50%) Internet
4 7 (3.50%) DHCP
5 6 (3.00%) VPN
6 5 (2.50%) LAN
7 4 (2.00%) SSH
7 4 (2.00%) SSL
7 4 (2.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.50%) WAN
9 2 (1.00%) HTTP
9 2 (1.00%) RFID
10 1 (0.50%) 3G
10 1 (0.50%) 4G
10 1 (0.50%) AMQP
10 1 (0.50%) Network Security
10 1 (0.50%) SMS
10 1 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.50%) MySQL
4 13 (6.50%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (4.50%) Essbase
6 7 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.00%) DB2
8 4 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.00%) QlikView
8 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.50%) DataStage
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (3.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.50%) MSI
General
1 55 (27.50%) Finance
2 18 (9.00%) Retail
3 15 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.50%) Legal
5 9 (4.50%) Games
6 8 (4.00%) Billing
7 6 (3.00%) Spanish Language
8 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.00%) Advertising
10 3 (1.50%) Marketing
11 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.00%) Mason
2 4 (2.00%) Web Services
3 2 (1.00%) .NET
3 2 (1.00%) HTML
3 2 (1.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.00%) Visualforce
3 2 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.00%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) JMS
4 1 (0.50%) Kafka
4 1 (0.50%) Middleware
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.50%) Clustering
3 9 (4.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.50%) Replication
4 4 (2.00%) Fintech
4 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.00%) Handset
6 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.50%) EPoS
7 1 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.50%) Windows
2 38 (19.00%) Linux
3 35 (17.50%) Windows Server
4 18 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (8.50%) Unix
6 12 (6.00%) CentOS
6 12 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.50%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.50%) Solaris
10 3 (1.50%) AIX
10 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.00%) Android
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
12 1 (0.50%) Fedora
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.50%) CRM
2 22 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (11.00%) ERP
3 21 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (8.50%) ITIL
5 15 (7.50%) DevOps
6 13 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (6.50%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (6.00%) High Availability
8 11 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
9 10 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (4.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 9 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.50%) Migration
10 9 (4.50%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.00%) Process Improvement
12 7 (3.50%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (26.00%) SQL
2 18 (9.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.50%) Python
6 4 (2.00%) Java
6 4 (2.00%) Korn
6 4 (2.00%) PHP
7 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.00%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.00%) Ruby
8 2 (1.00%) VBA
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) Perl
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.50%) MCSE
3 11 (5.50%) Degree
4 8 (4.00%) MCSA
5 6 (3.00%) MCP
6 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.50%) CCENT
7 3 (1.50%) CCNA
7 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.00%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.00%) MCT
9 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.50%) HNC
9 1 (0.50%) HND
9 1 (0.50%) MBA
9 1 (0.50%) MCITP
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.50%) SLA
2 9 (4.50%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (3.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) PMO
5 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 28 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.50%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.00%) Docker
5 5 (2.50%) KVM
5 5 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.00%) Firmware
6 4 (2.00%) Squid
7 2 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) Puppet
2 7 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.00%) SCCM
4 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.00%) Nagios
5 3 (1.50%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.00%) Simpana
7 1 (0.50%) Ansible
7 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Packer
7 1 (0.50%) SELinux
7 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.50%) Terraform
7 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (24.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (23.50%) Oracle
3 34 (17.00%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (9.00%) VMware
5 17 (8.50%) JD Edwards
6 12 (6.00%) SAP
7 8 (4.00%) Infor
7 8 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.50%) Epicor
8 7 (3.50%) NetApp
9 5 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.50%) Cisco
9 5 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (2.50%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.00%) BT
10 4 (2.00%) IBM
11 3 (1.50%) Citrix
11 3 (1.50%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.50%) HP
11 3 (1.50%) Mapinfo