The median annual salary for an Administrator was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 118 116
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 117 131 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.12% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.20% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 88 97 117
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,550 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +15 23 £32,500 -40.90%
Birmingham -18 23 £40,500 +12.50% 3
Staffordshire +19 21 £31,000 +7.59% 6
Shropshire +16 14 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Coventry -11 14 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Worcestershire +3 5 £37,500 +12.78% 2
Halesowen - 4 £35,000 -
Walsall - 4 £40,775 -
Solihull -16 2 £20,750 -36.15% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 70 (38.25%) Linux
2 69 (37.70%) Windows
3 63 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 57 (31.15%) SQL Server
5 49 (26.78%) SQL
6 43 (23.50%) DNS
7 39 (21.31%) Windows Server
8 33 (18.03%) Firewall
9 29 (15.85%) Active Directory
9 29 (15.85%) Cisco
10 28 (15.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (14.75%) Unix
12 24 (13.11%) Oracle
12 24 (13.11%) Red Hat
12 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (12.02%) T-SQL
13 22 (12.02%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (11.48%) Juniper
14 21 (11.48%) VMware
14 21 (11.48%) CentOS
14 21 (11.48%) Hyper-V
15 20 (10.93%) HP
15 20 (10.93%) VPN
16 19 (10.38%) WAN
16 19 (10.38%) High Availability
17 18 (9.84%) Network Management
17 18 (9.84%) DevOps
17 18 (9.84%) LAMP
17 18 (9.84%) Finance
18 17 (9.29%) Bash Shell

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 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.46%) IIS
3 7 (3.83%) Apache
4 6 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.73%) IBM Domino
5 5 (2.73%) nginx
5 5 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.09%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.09%) SAS
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.55%) Drupal
7 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.09%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.56%) Office 365
3 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.73%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.50%) DNS
2 33 (18.03%) Firewall
3 20 (10.93%) VPN
4 19 (10.38%) WAN
5 17 (9.29%) Network Security
6 16 (8.74%) LAN
7 14 (7.65%) SAN
7 14 (7.65%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.56%) DHCP
9 9 (4.92%) iSCSI
9 9 (4.92%) SMTP
9 9 (4.92%) VLAN
10 8 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (4.37%) NAS
10 8 (4.37%) WLAN
11 7 (3.83%) SSL
12 5 (2.73%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (2.73%) HTTP
12 5 (2.73%) MPLS
12 5 (2.73%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.74%) MySQL
5 14 (7.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.01%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (5.46%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.92%) MariaDB
9 6 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.28%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.73%) MS Access
11 4 (2.19%) Big Data
11 4 (2.19%) Power BI
11 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.19%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 18 (9.84%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Back Office
3 5 (2.73%) Games
3 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.73%) Marketing
4 4 (2.19%) Retail
5 3 (1.64%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.84%) LAMP
2 17 (9.29%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.55%) HTML
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.56%) Replication
2 11 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.46%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Handset
6 2 (1.09%) IVR
7 1 (0.55%) AS400
7 1 (0.55%) Blog
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.55%) Fintech
7 1 (0.55%) iSeries
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.55%) Photography
7 1 (0.55%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (38.25%) Linux
2 69 (37.70%) Windows
3 39 (21.31%) Windows Server
4 27 (14.75%) Unix
5 21 (11.48%) CentOS
6 17 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (7.10%) Mac OS X
9 13 (7.10%) Ubuntu
10 8 (4.37%) HPUX
10 8 (4.37%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.83%) AIX
12 5 (2.73%) Debian
12 5 (2.73%) VyOS
12 5 (2.73%) Windows 10
13 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.02%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (10.38%) High Availability
3 18 (9.84%) DevOps
3 18 (9.84%) Network Management
4 16 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 14 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (6.56%) ITIL
7 12 (6.56%) Migration
8 10 (5.46%) Data Migration
9 9 (4.92%) Change Control
9 9 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (4.37%) Benchmarking
10 8 (4.37%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (4.37%) Network Security Management
10 8 (4.37%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.37%) Security Management
10 8 (4.37%) Security Testing
11 7 (3.83%) ETL
11 7 (3.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.78%) SQL
2 22 (12.02%) T-SQL
3 17 (9.29%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.46%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.92%) PHP
7 7 (3.83%) Python
8 6 (3.28%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) C
10 1 (0.55%) C#
10 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) CCNA
1 17 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (8.74%) CCNP
3 10 (5.46%) Degree
4 6 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) PMO
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.37%) Firmware
5 7 (3.83%) Docker
6 5 (2.73%) KVM
6 5 (2.73%) pfSense
6 5 (2.73%) Samba
6 5 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (2.73%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.19%) Terminal Server
7 4 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.64%) NFS
9 2 (1.09%) XenApp
9 2 (1.09%) XenServer
10 1 (0.55%) Postfix
10 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.55%) vSphere
10 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) Puppet
2 10 (5.46%) Nagios
3 9 (4.92%) Ansible
4 7 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (2.73%) Salt
7 4 (2.19%) Cacti
7 4 (2.19%) Icinga
8 2 (1.09%) SCCM
8 2 (1.09%) SCOM
9 1 (0.55%) Kibana
9 1 (0.55%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.85%) Cisco
3 24 (13.11%) Oracle
3 24 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 21 (11.48%) Juniper
4 21 (11.48%) VMware
5 20 (10.93%) HP
6 11 (6.01%) Riverbed
7 8 (4.37%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.37%) Palo Alto
7 8 (4.37%) ProCurve
8 7 (3.83%) NetApp
9 6 (3.28%) Vyatta
10 5 (2.73%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.73%) Lotus
10 5 (2.73%) Motorola
11 4 (2.19%) Dell
11 4 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.19%) SAP
11 4 (2.19%) Sybase
Worcester, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £43600 - £49500 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £43,500 to £49,500 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
aap3
Salary: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 24 days ago