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Middleware Administrator

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

Configures and manages middleware systems. Installs and configures the middleware components according to the clients business requirements. Develops documentation and trains others. Develop plans associated with upgrades or patches. Troubleshoots technical incidents, analyzes problems.

Job Outlook

There were 90 Middleware Administrator job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 1143 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Network Engineer / Architect industry, which includes the Middleware Administrator career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:

Salary

Many new Middleware Administrator jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,776.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $105,284.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Middleware Administrator postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $96,158.

Education and Experience

Posted Middleware Administrator jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree1%
Bachelor's Degree81%
Master's Degree13%
Doctoral Degree1%
Other4%

Posted Middleware Administrator jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years12%
3 to 5 years47%
6 to 8 years32%
9+ years9%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Middleware Administrator positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Troubleshooting (55%)
  • Problem Solving (28%)
  • Communication Skills (27%)
  • Teamwork / Collaboration (21%)
  • Planning (20%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Middleware (99%)
  • Linux (53%)
  • Java (45%)
  • Apache Webserver (43%)
  • IBM WEBSPHERE (41%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Kubernetes (20%)
  • Technical Support (17%)
  • Bash (16%)
  • Red Hat Linux (16%)
  • SSL (16%)

Distinguishing Skills

A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.

  • OpenShift (7%)
  • Windows Server (5%)
  • Solaris (5%)
  • F5 Load Balancers (4%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed along with the marginal value: the average salary difference between postings that request that skill and those that do not.

  • Oracle Security Access Manager (2%) – marginal value $3,559
  • Oracle SOA Suite (3%) – marginal value $2,242
  • Oracle Application Server (2%) – marginal value $1,705

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Middleware Administrator skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Middleware Engineer
  • Senior Middleware Engineer
  • Senior Middleware Administrator
  • Middleware Administrator (Atlassian) - Opportunity For Working Remotely

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Middleware Administrator jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Vmware Incorporated (57)
  • Wells Fargo (30)
  • Deloitte (21)
  • General Dynamics (20)
  • CGI Group (18)

North Carolina

  • Wells Fargo (5)
  • Moody's Corporation (4)
  • Digital Technology Solutions (3)
  • Cynet Systems (3)
  • Zachary Piper Solutions, Llc (3)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

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