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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Administrator
Rank 735 733 810
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 201 204 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 160 171 109
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £18,800 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -1.88%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 195 £30,000 +9.09% 26
London +26 79 £32,500 - 11
South East +1 24 £25,000 - 9
South West -1 22 £35,000 +32.07% 1
North West +34 18 £30,000 -12.40% 2
West Midlands -15 18 £24,000 -7.69% 1
East of England -11 16 £38,000 +38.18% 2
Yorkshire +12 14 £24,000 -23.20%
Wiltshire +9 11 £35,000 +59.09%
Swindon - 10 £35,000 -
Hampshire +8 9 £23,250 +32.85% 4
North Yorkshire - 9 £24,000 -
City of London +51 8 £34,500 +64.28% 6
Manchester +19 7 £30,500 -10.94%
York - 7 £24,000 -
Hertfordshire +1 6 £50,000 +81.81%
Coventry -3 6 £25,750 -
Bristol -4 6 £21,000 -44.00%
Liverpool - 6 £32,500 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £32,500 - 1
Surrey +12 5 £37,500 +42.85% 2
Gloucestershire +9 5 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Southampton +5 5 £23,250 -25.60% 3
Berkshire -6 5 £23,500 -20.33% 1
Essex -9 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £27,500 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £22,000 -
Lancaster - 5 £22,000 -
Birmingham -1 4 £42,500 +123.68% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £25,625 +6.77%

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 247 (54.17%) Windows
2 184 (40.35%) Active Directory
3 177 (38.82%) Microsoft
4 116 (25.44%) MS Excel
5 115 (25.22%) Windows Server
6 94 (20.61%) VMware
7 93 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 92 (20.18%) Windows 7
9 91 (19.96%) Finance
9 91 (19.96%) SQL
10 84 (18.42%) MS Exchange
11 83 (18.20%) SQL Server
12 81 (17.76%) Firewall
13 78 (17.11%) MS Office
14 72 (15.79%) ITIL
15 66 (14.47%) Linux
16 64 (14.04%) Asset Management
17 60 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 60 (13.16%) Cisco
18 54 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (11.62%) Hyper-V
19 53 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
20 52 (11.40%) Citrix
21 50 (10.96%) Office 365
22 49 (10.75%) Legal
23 48 (10.53%) Degree
24 45 (9.87%) SAN
25 44 (9.65%) SharePoint
26 43 (9.43%) DHCP
26 43 (9.43%) DNS

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 84 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 31 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (5.92%) IIS
5 15 (3.29%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.07%) Apache
7 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.75%) nginx
9 7 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.88%) CMS
10 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.44%) JBoss
12 2 (0.44%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 116 (25.44%) MS Excel
2 78 (17.11%) MS Office
3 14 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.44%) Line 500
2 2 (0.44%) MFGPRO
2 2 (0.44%) Sage 1000
2 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.96%) Office 365
2 15 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.54%) Google Apps
4 7 (1.54%) SaaS
5 5 (1.10%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.66%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (17.76%) Firewall
2 45 (9.87%) SAN
3 43 (9.43%) DHCP
3 43 (9.43%) DNS
4 40 (8.77%) WAN
5 39 (8.55%) LAN
6 37 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 34 (7.46%) VPN
8 27 (5.92%) VoIP
9 22 (4.82%) NAS
10 19 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (3.95%) Intranet
12 17 (3.73%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (3.29%) SSL
14 14 (3.07%) IP Telephony
14 14 (3.07%) Network Security
15 12 (2.63%) Internet
15 12 (2.63%) LDAP
15 12 (2.63%) Wireless
16 11 (2.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.63%) MySQL
4 12 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.66%) OLTP
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.22%) GIS
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) JIRA
2 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (19.96%) Finance
2 49 (10.75%) Legal
3 40 (8.77%) Law
4 20 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.63%) Retail
7 8 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.54%) Banking
8 7 (1.54%) Billing
9 6 (1.32%) Publishing
10 5 (1.10%) Back Office
10 5 (1.10%) Marketing
11 3 (0.66%) Games
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.85%) Web Services
2 7 (1.54%) HTML
3 6 (1.32%) CSS
4 4 (0.88%) LAMP
5 3 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.44%) .NET
6 2 (0.44%) JNDI
6 2 (0.44%) XML
7 1 (0.22%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.22%) J2EE
7 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.29%) Computer Science
2 15 (3.29%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.07%) Replication
4 13 (2.85%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.54%) Life Science
7 7 (1.54%) SecurID
7 7 (1.54%) Statistics
8 6 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.32%) EPoS
8 6 (1.32%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.32%) PKI
9 5 (1.10%) Clustering
9 5 (1.10%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.10%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.10%) Social Media
9 5 (1.10%) Thin Client
10 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 247 (54.17%) Windows
2 115 (25.22%) Windows Server
3 93 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (20.18%) Windows 7
5 66 (14.47%) Linux
6 53 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (4.82%) Windows 8
9 20 (4.39%) Windows XP
10 15 (3.29%) CentOS
10 15 (3.29%) Windows 10
11 13 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.75%) Android
12 8 (1.75%) Debian
13 6 (1.32%) Solaris
13 6 (1.32%) Unix
14 5 (1.10%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.79%) ITIL
2 64 (14.04%) Asset Management
3 31 (6.80%) Service Delivery
4 30 (6.58%) Time Management
5 26 (5.70%) Supplier Management
6 23 (5.04%) Configuration Management
6 23 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (4.82%) Project Management
8 21 (4.61%) Information Security
9 18 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (3.73%) Problem Management
11 16 (3.51%) IT Governance
12 15 (3.29%) IT Asset Management
13 14 (3.07%) Regression Testing
13 14 (3.07%) Workflow
14 13 (2.85%) Business Continuity
14 13 (2.85%) Case Management
14 13 (2.85%) Service Management
15 12 (2.63%) CRM
16 10 (2.19%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (19.96%) SQL
2 28 (6.14%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.85%) Bash Shell
3 13 (2.85%) Perl
4 6 (1.32%) Python
5 4 (0.88%) Ruby
5 4 (0.88%) VBA
5 4 (0.88%) VBScript
6 3 (0.66%) PHP
6 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.66%) VB
7 2 (0.44%) C#
7 2 (0.44%) Java
7 2 (0.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 54 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (10.53%) Degree
3 31 (6.80%) CCNA
3 31 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (6.36%) MCSE
5 19 (4.17%) MCITP
6 18 (3.95%) MCSA
7 15 (3.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (2.63%) MCP
8 12 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 12 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.97%) MCTS
10 8 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.54%) HND
11 7 (1.54%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.10%) CCA
12 5 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.10%) RHCE
13 4 (0.88%) SANS
14 3 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.82%) SLA
2 13 (2.85%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 60 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (11.62%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.07%) Terminal Services
5 10 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.97%) vSphere
7 8 (1.75%) Squid
7 8 (1.75%) Varnish
8 7 (1.54%) XenApp
8 7 (1.54%) XenServer
9 6 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.66%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.22%) KVM
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.22%) Postfix
12 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.22%) Xen
12 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (5.92%) Nagios
2 19 (4.17%) WSUS
3 18 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (3.07%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.19%) SCCM
6 9 (1.97%) Puppet
7 8 (1.75%) Munin
7 8 (1.75%) Zenoss
8 7 (1.54%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.88%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.66%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.44%) Cacti
11 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
11 2 (0.44%) SELinux
11 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 177 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 94 (20.61%) VMware
3 60 (13.16%) Cisco
4 52 (11.40%) Citrix
5 28 (6.14%) HP
6 26 (5.70%) NetApp
7 24 (5.26%) Dell
7 24 (5.26%) SAP
8 21 (4.61%) iManage
9 20 (4.39%) Intel Security
10 18 (3.95%) Dell KACE
10 18 (3.95%) Symantec
11 17 (3.73%) Veeam
12 16 (3.51%) Oracle
13 14 (3.07%) Google
14 13 (2.85%) Interwoven
14 13 (2.85%) Juniper
15 11 (2.41%) Avaya
15 11 (2.41%) Red Hat
16 10 (2.19%) CheckPoint
Macclesfield
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 25000-30000 Per Annum Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare, gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
QCIC Group
Salary: From £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32500 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare, gym
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nucleus Global
Posted: 7 days ago
London
SL Resources
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £42000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + Full package benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Witney
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Virginia Water
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago