The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 736 763 691
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -72
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 144 116 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 116 87 195
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK.

IT Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Administrator over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

IT Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 143 £30,500 +10.90% 12
London +14 59 £35,000 +22.24%
South East -10 31 £30,000 +22.44% 3
Hampshire -20 14 £26,250 +27.27% 2
East of England -10 13 £27,500 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -11 13 £25,000 +2.04% 4
North West -8 9 £37,500 +54.63% 2
South West -13 9 £22,000 -34.32% 2
Staffordshire - 9 £25,000 - 2
Manchester - 9 £37,500 - 1
Eastleigh - 9 £17,000 - 1
City of London +7 8 £42,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Essex -9 7 £17,500 -40.67%
East Midlands +23 6 £24,000 -12.72%
Cambridge +4 6 £27,750 +15.62% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £27,750 +15.62% 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Northampton -4 5 £24,000 -
Northamptonshire -13 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Devon - 5 - - 1
Exeter - 5 - - 1
Brentwood - 4 - -
Iver - 4 £47,500 -
Oxford - 4 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex +3 3 £28,500 -
Basingstoke -9 3 £27,500 -
Crawley - 3 £28,500 -
Ilford - 3 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £30,500 -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Administrator in their job title.

1 193 (58.66%) Windows
2 162 (49.24%) Active Directory
3 160 (48.63%) Microsoft
4 99 (30.09%) MS Office
5 92 (27.96%) MS Excel
6 80 (24.32%) VMware
7 78 (23.71%) MS Exchange
7 78 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (17.93%) SQL Server
8 59 (17.93%) Linux
9 58 (17.63%) Degree
10 56 (17.02%) Windows 7
11 50 (15.20%) Citrix
12 49 (14.89%) SQL
12 49 (14.89%) Finance
13 48 (14.59%) ITIL
13 48 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (13.98%) DNS
15 44 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (12.16%) Firewall
17 38 (11.55%) SAN
18 37 (11.25%) TCP/IP
18 37 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 37 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (10.33%) IIS
20 33 (10.03%) DHCP
21 30 (9.12%) LAN
21 30 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
22 28 (8.51%) Cisco

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.33%) IIS
4 22 (6.69%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.74%) WorkSite
8 7 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.91%) Lync
11 3 (0.91%) Apache
12 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 99 (30.09%) MS Office
2 92 (27.96%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) Agresso
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.26%) Office 365
2 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.98%) DNS
2 40 (12.16%) Firewall
3 38 (11.55%) SAN
4 37 (11.25%) TCP/IP
5 33 (10.03%) DHCP
6 30 (9.12%) LAN
7 27 (8.21%) WAN
8 24 (7.29%) Network Security
9 13 (3.95%) VLAN
9 13 (3.95%) VoIP
10 12 (3.65%) LDAP
10 12 (3.65%) VPN
11 11 (3.34%) NAS
11 11 (3.34%) Internet
12 9 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.43%) SSH
13 8 (2.43%) MPLS
13 8 (2.43%) iSCSI
13 8 (2.43%) WLAN
14 7 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (4.56%) MySQL
6 10 (3.04%) MS Access
7 6 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.52%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) RequisitePro
General
1 49 (14.89%) Finance
2 23 (6.99%) Law
3 17 (5.17%) Retail
4 16 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.34%) Legal
7 7 (2.13%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.52%) Back Office
9 4 (1.22%) Electronics
9 4 (1.22%) Advertising
9 4 (1.22%) Automotive
9 4 (1.22%) Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Games
10 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.61%) Marketing
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.65%) .NET
2 5 (1.52%) Web Services
3 3 (0.91%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) CSS
5 1 (0.30%) EDI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.86%) Mathematics
3 13 (3.95%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.82%) Statistics
7 5 (1.52%) EPoS
8 4 (1.22%) Replication
8 4 (1.22%) Clustering
8 4 (1.22%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.91%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.91%) Handset
9 3 (0.91%) CMDB
10 2 (0.61%) Wiki
10 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.61%) iPhone
10 2 (0.61%) CESG
10 2 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 193 (58.66%) Windows
2 78 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (17.93%) Linux
4 56 (17.02%) Windows 7
5 37 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.90%) Windows XP
8 19 (5.78%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.17%) UNIX
10 13 (3.95%) Android
10 13 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.65%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.82%) Solaris
13 6 (1.82%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.52%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.52%) CentOS
15 4 (1.22%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.59%) ITIL
2 28 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (6.99%) Information Security
3 23 (6.99%) Time Management
4 17 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 16 (4.86%) Asset Management
6 12 (3.65%) Business Continuity
6 12 (3.65%) Change Management
6 12 (3.65%) Service Management
7 11 (3.34%) E-Commerce
8 10 (3.04%) Migration
9 9 (2.74%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.43%) CRM
10 8 (2.43%) Project Management
11 7 (2.13%) Data Analysis
11 7 (2.13%) Mentoring
11 7 (2.13%) Software Licensing
12 6 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (1.82%) Security Management
12 6 (1.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.89%) SQL
2 11 (3.34%) C
2 11 (3.34%) Python
2 11 (3.34%) PowerShell
2 11 (3.34%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.43%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.13%) Perl
5 5 (1.52%) C++
5 5 (1.52%) Objective-C
5 5 (1.52%) Lua
6 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.91%) VBA
6 3 (0.91%) PHP
7 2 (0.61%) Java
7 2 (0.61%) R
7 2 (0.61%) VB
8 1 (0.30%) C#
8 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (17.63%) Degree
2 37 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (7.60%) MCSE
4 22 (6.69%) MCP
5 21 (6.38%) MCSA
6 17 (5.17%) CCNA
6 17 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.34%) MCTS
7 11 (3.34%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.04%) MCITP
9 8 (2.43%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.43%) CISSP
9 8 (2.43%) CCNP
10 7 (2.13%) CISM
11 6 (1.82%) CCIE
12 5 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.52%) RHCSA
13 4 (1.22%) HND
13 4 (1.22%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.21%) SLA
2 9 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.22%) BS7799
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 162 (49.24%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.99%) Hyper-V
3 23 (6.99%) vSphere
4 13 (3.95%) XenApp
5 12 (3.65%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.74%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.52%) Squid
9 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.22%) Docker
9 4 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.86%) SCCM
2 12 (3.65%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.43%) SCOM
4 7 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.82%) WSUS
5 6 (1.82%) Puppet
5 6 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.22%) Foglight
8 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.61%) Nagios
8 2 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 160 (48.63%) Microsoft
2 80 (24.32%) VMware
3 50 (15.20%) Citrix
4 28 (8.51%) Cisco
5 21 (6.38%) HP
6 20 (6.08%) Dell
7 15 (4.56%) Symantec
8 13 (3.95%) Oracle
8 13 (3.95%) NetApp
9 11 (3.34%) Websense
10 9 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.43%) Avaya
12 7 (2.13%) SAP
12 7 (2.13%) Open Text
13 6 (1.82%) Apple
13 6 (1.82%) WatchGuard
14 5 (1.52%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.52%) Mitel
14 5 (1.52%) IBM
15 4 (1.22%) Veritas
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Fareham
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Salary: £17000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke on Trent
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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