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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 742 801 705
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -96
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 136 92 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 78 167
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,850 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 +44 132 £27,500 -8.33% 32
London +12 44 £32,500 -6.47% 10
South East -10 28 £20,125 -42.50% 6
East of England +6 21 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Hampshire -4 18 £17,500 -58.82% 2
East Midlands +30 12 £24,000 -12.72% 2
South West -13 10 £22,000 -34.32% 2
Essex -9 9 £19,500 -21.21%
Eastleigh - 9 £17,000 -
North West -5 7 £38,750 +76.13% 3
West Midlands -9 7 £25,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £27,750 +11.00% 1
Cambridge 0 6 £27,750 +11.00% 1
Brentwood - 6 - -
Manchester - 6 £38,750 - 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £18,250 - 1
Northamptonshire 0 5 £24,000 -12.72%
Oxfordshire 0 5 £37,500 +66.66% 2
Fareham -5 5 £18,750 -62.50%
Northampton - 5 £24,000 -
Oxford - 5 £37,500 - 1
City of London -3 4 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Somerset - 4 £25,250 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £26,000 -
Devon - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 £26,000 -
Watford - 4 - -
Exeter - 4 - -
Surrey -3 3 £26,000 +44.44%
Staffordshire - 3 £25,000 - 1

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 185 (59.11%) Windows
2 163 (52.08%) Active Directory
3 141 (45.05%) Microsoft
4 97 (30.99%) MS Office
5 87 (27.80%) MS Excel
6 84 (26.84%) VMware
7 72 (23.00%) MS Exchange
7 72 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (20.13%) Windows 7
9 58 (18.53%) SQL Server
10 54 (17.25%) Linux
11 50 (15.97%) SQL
11 50 (15.97%) ITIL
12 49 (15.65%) Citrix
12 49 (15.65%) Degree
13 48 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (13.10%) Firewall
14 41 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
15 40 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (12.78%) Finance
16 39 (12.46%) DNS
17 34 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (10.54%) IIS
19 32 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
20 31 (9.90%) SAN
20 31 (9.90%) Cisco
21 28 (8.95%) LAN
22 26 (8.31%) DHCP
22 26 (8.31%) TCP/IP
22 26 (8.31%) vSphere

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 72 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 41 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (10.54%) IIS
4 19 (6.07%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.88%) WorkSite
8 6 (1.92%) Apache
9 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.28%) WordPress
10 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.96%) nginx
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.64%) Lync
11 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.32%) JBoss
12 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 97 (30.99%) MS Office
2 87 (27.80%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.28%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.51%) Office 365
2 2 (0.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.10%) Firewall
2 39 (12.46%) DNS
3 31 (9.90%) SAN
4 28 (8.95%) LAN
5 26 (8.31%) DHCP
5 26 (8.31%) TCP/IP
6 23 (7.35%) WAN
7 18 (5.75%) Network Security
8 15 (4.79%) VoIP
9 14 (4.47%) VPN
10 13 (4.15%) VLAN
11 12 (3.83%) NAS
11 12 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (3.83%) LDAP
12 10 (3.19%) Internet
13 9 (2.88%) WLAN
14 8 (2.56%) Wireshark
14 8 (2.56%) tcpdump
15 6 (1.92%) iSCSI
15 6 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.35%) MySQL
4 17 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.56%) CouchDB
6 8 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.96%) MS Access
10 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (12.78%) Finance
2 22 (7.03%) Law
3 18 (5.75%) Retail
4 15 (4.79%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.51%) Legal
6 10 (3.19%) Back Office
7 9 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.24%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.92%) Games
10 4 (1.28%) Banking
10 4 (1.28%) Automotive
11 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.96%) Electronics
11 3 (0.96%) Marketing
12 2 (0.64%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.32%) Billing
13 1 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.32%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.15%) .NET
2 4 (1.28%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.96%) HTML
4 2 (0.64%) Web Services
4 2 (0.64%) J2EE
5 1 (0.32%) EDI
5 1 (0.32%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) XSL
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
5 1 (0.32%) Servlets
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.79%) Mathematics
3 11 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (3.19%) EPoS
5 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.60%) Clustering
7 5 (1.60%) Statistics
8 4 (1.28%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) Handset
9 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.96%) CMDB
10 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.64%) Wiki
10 2 (0.64%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 185 (59.11%) Windows
2 72 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (20.13%) Windows 7
4 54 (17.25%) Linux
5 32 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (7.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (7.67%) Windows XP
8 15 (4.79%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.47%) Android
9 14 (4.47%) UNIX
9 14 (4.47%) Mac OS X
10 10 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (3.19%) Windows 2000
11 9 (2.88%) CentOS
11 9 (2.88%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.56%) Solaris
13 5 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (15.97%) ITIL
2 24 (7.67%) Time Management
3 23 (7.35%) Information Security
4 22 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (6.07%) Service Delivery
6 17 (5.43%) Service Management
7 15 (4.79%) Asset Management
8 13 (4.15%) Change Management
9 11 (3.51%) CRM
9 11 (3.51%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.19%) ITIL V3
10 10 (3.19%) Migration
11 8 (2.56%) ITIL V2
11 8 (2.56%) Business Continuity
11 8 (2.56%) Security Management
12 7 (2.24%) ERP
12 7 (2.24%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (1.92%) Business Analysis
13 6 (1.92%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.97%) SQL
2 17 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.79%) Python
4 14 (4.47%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.88%) Perl
5 9 (2.88%) C
6 8 (2.56%) Lua
6 8 (2.56%) Objective-C
6 8 (2.56%) C++
7 7 (2.24%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.96%) PHP
8 3 (0.96%) Java
8 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.96%) VBA
9 2 (0.64%) R
9 2 (0.64%) VB
9 2 (0.64%) C#
10 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (15.65%) Degree
2 34 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (7.99%) MCSA
4 20 (6.39%) MCSE
5 18 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.43%) CCNA
7 16 (5.11%) MCP
8 12 (3.83%) CISSP
9 9 (2.88%) MCTS
10 8 (2.56%) RHCSA
11 7 (2.24%) CCNP
11 7 (2.24%) CISM
11 7 (2.24%) MCITP
12 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.28%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.28%) CCIE
15 3 (0.96%) HND
15 3 (0.96%) CISA
15 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.07%) SLA
2 12 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.96%) BS7799
System Software
1 163 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 48 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.31%) vSphere
4 19 (6.07%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.79%) XenApp
6 14 (4.47%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.56%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.60%) Squid
10 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.83%) SCCM
2 9 (2.88%) Puppet
2 9 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.24%) SCOM
5 5 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (1.60%) Vagrant
5 5 (1.60%) WSUS
6 4 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.28%) Foglight
7 3 (0.96%) Nagios
8 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.64%) Ansible
8 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.64%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 141 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 84 (26.84%) VMware
3 49 (15.65%) Citrix
4 31 (9.90%) Cisco
5 18 (5.75%) HP
6 16 (5.11%) Dell
7 13 (4.15%) NetApp
8 12 (3.83%) Oracle
8 12 (3.83%) SAP
9 11 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.51%) Symantec
10 8 (2.56%) WatchGuard
11 7 (2.24%) Websense
11 7 (2.24%) Open Text
12 6 (1.92%) Apple
13 5 (1.60%) IBM
13 5 (1.60%) Avaya
13 5 (1.60%) Mitel
13 5 (1.60%) 3PAR
14 4 (1.28%) Northgate
Greater Manchester
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Courtauld institute of art
Salary: From £34,411 to £39,528 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago