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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 724 798 726
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -72
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 180 122 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 145 107 127
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +95 171 £26,000 -13.33% 16
London +35 46 £27,500 -21.42% 2
South East +21 42 £23,750 -13.63% 4
East of England +28 29 £24,500 +8.88% 4
Hampshire +19 23 £18,000 -34.54% 1
North West +3 23 £27,500 -8.33% 3
City of London +43 15 £24,500 -30.98% 1
Cheshire +10 14 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Hertfordshire +4 10 £19,500 - 2
South West -3 10 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Norfolk - 9 £24,500 - 1
Thetford - 9 £24,500 -
Yorkshire +9 7 £27,500 -
Surrey +7 7 £25,000 -9.09%
Runcorn - 7 - - 1
Eastleigh - 7 £17,500 -
Cambridgeshire +15 6 £28,850 +44.25%
Southampton -4 6 £16,000 -8.57%
West Midlands -15 6 £25,000 -31.97%
West Yorkshire +21 5 £30,000 +87.50%
Cambridge +18 5 £28,700 +43.50%
East Midlands +13 5 £26,000 +19.29% 1
Oxfordshire +12 5 £33,750 +35.00%
Watford +11 5 £19,500 - 1
Manchester +4 5 £25,000 -9.90% 2
Berkshire +2 5 £22,500 -52.63%
Scotland +21 4 £22,500 -33.33% 2
Essex +4 4 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £30,000 -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 212 (64.63%) Windows
2 174 (53.05%) Microsoft
3 168 (51.22%) Active Directory
4 117 (35.67%) MS Office
5 99 (30.18%) VMware
6 98 (29.88%) MS Exchange
7 97 (29.57%) MS Excel
8 85 (25.91%) Windows 7
9 74 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 66 (20.12%) ITIL
11 61 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 57 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 55 (16.77%) SQL
13 55 (16.77%) Linux
14 54 (16.46%) Citrix
15 50 (15.24%) Degree
16 49 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (14.94%) SQL Server
17 48 (14.63%) Cisco
18 46 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
19 42 (12.80%) MCSA
19 42 (12.80%) Firewall
20 39 (11.89%) LAN
20 39 (11.89%) WAN
21 36 (10.98%) TCP/IP
21 36 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (10.67%) Time Management
23 32 (9.76%) Finance
23 32 (9.76%) VPN
23 32 (9.76%) DNS

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 98 (29.88%) MS Exchange
2 61 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (9.15%) SharePoint
4 29 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (6.71%) IIS
6 10 (3.05%) Apache
7 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.52%) Lync
8 5 (1.52%) WordPress
9 4 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.91%) nginx
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.30%) Site Server
12 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 117 (35.67%) MS Office
2 97 (29.57%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.30%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.74%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) SaaS
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.80%) Firewall
2 39 (11.89%) LAN
2 39 (11.89%) WAN
3 36 (10.98%) TCP/IP
4 32 (9.76%) VPN
4 32 (9.76%) DNS
5 29 (8.84%) SAN
6 22 (6.71%) VoIP
7 19 (5.79%) DHCP
8 14 (4.27%) NAS
9 12 (3.66%) Network Security
10 11 (3.35%) Internet
10 11 (3.35%) Wireless
11 10 (3.05%) VLAN
11 10 (3.05%) SSL
11 10 (3.05%) FTP
12 8 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.13%) WLAN
14 5 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.57%) MySQL
3 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.22%) CouchDB
5 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.30%) MS Access
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 32 (9.76%) Finance
2 20 (6.10%) Law
3 18 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.88%) Retail
5 11 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (3.35%) Legal
6 10 (3.05%) Back Office
7 9 (2.74%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.13%) Games
9 5 (1.52%) Banking
9 5 (1.52%) Automotive
9 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.52%) Marketing
10 2 (0.61%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.30%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.88%) HTML
2 9 (2.74%) CSS
3 4 (1.22%) LAMP
4 3 (0.91%) .NET
4 3 (0.91%) J2EE
4 3 (0.91%) Web Services
4 3 (0.91%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.30%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) XML
5 1 (0.30%) XSL
5 1 (0.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.18%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.57%) Statistics
5 14 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.05%) EPoS
7 9 (2.74%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.74%) BYOD
8 7 (2.13%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.13%) FMCG
9 6 (1.83%) CMDB
9 6 (1.83%) Replication
10 4 (1.22%) Clustering
11 3 (0.91%) AS400
11 3 (0.91%) Social Media
11 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 212 (64.63%) Windows
2 85 (25.91%) Windows 7
3 74 (22.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (16.77%) Linux
5 46 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (7.01%) Windows XP
8 16 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 16 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 11 (3.35%) Mac OS X
9 11 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.05%) Android
10 10 (3.05%) UNIX
11 5 (1.52%) Solaris
11 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.52%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.52%) CentOS
12 4 (1.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.30%) zOS
13 1 (0.30%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.12%) ITIL
2 35 (10.67%) Time Management
3 31 (9.45%) Project Management
4 27 (8.23%) Asset Management
5 23 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (5.79%) Change Management
6 19 (5.79%) Information Security
7 18 (5.49%) Data Analysis
8 16 (4.88%) Service Management
9 14 (4.27%) Configuration Management
10 13 (3.96%) CRM
11 10 (3.05%) Migration
12 9 (2.74%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.13%) ERP
13 7 (2.13%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.13%) Security Management
13 7 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.13%) ITIL V3
13 7 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.77%) SQL
2 25 (7.62%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.74%) Python
4 9 (2.74%) VBScript
4 9 (2.74%) Perl
4 9 (2.74%) C
5 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.22%) Lua
6 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.22%) C++
6 4 (1.22%) VB
7 3 (0.91%) Java
7 3 (0.91%) AWK
7 3 (0.91%) Korn
8 2 (0.61%) R
8 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (17.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (15.24%) Degree
3 42 (12.80%) MCSA
4 29 (8.84%) MCSE
5 27 (8.23%) MCP
6 23 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (6.71%) MCITP
8 21 (6.40%) CCNA
9 14 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (3.66%) CISSP
11 10 (3.05%) MCTS
12 6 (1.83%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.52%) CCNP
13 5 (1.52%) CCENT
14 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.22%) CEH
14 4 (1.22%) RHCSA
14 4 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (1.22%) CCIE
14 4 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) SLA
2 11 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.61%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) GMP
6 1 (0.30%) GLP
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 168 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 49 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.71%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.79%) vSphere
4 19 (5.79%) XenApp
5 9 (2.74%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.83%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.52%) XenServer
9 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.30%) vCloud
11 1 (0.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (3.66%) SCCM
2 11 (3.35%) WSUS
3 5 (1.52%) Nagios
3 5 (1.52%) SCOM
4 4 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.22%) Puppet
4 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.91%) Unicenter
5 3 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.91%) Ansible
5 3 (0.91%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 174 (53.05%) Microsoft
2 99 (30.18%) VMware
3 54 (16.46%) Citrix
4 48 (14.63%) Cisco
5 17 (5.18%) HP
6 11 (3.35%) NetApp
6 11 (3.35%) Oracle
6 11 (3.35%) SAP
7 9 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.74%) WatchGuard
8 8 (2.44%) Apple
9 7 (2.13%) Symantec
10 6 (1.83%) Juniper
11 5 (1.52%) Avaya
11 5 (1.52%) EMC
11 5 (1.52%) Wyse
12 4 (1.22%) LexisNexis
12 4 (1.22%) Dell
13 3 (0.91%) Lotus
13 3 (0.91%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare, gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Arbroath, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: Unspecified Competitive - depending on qualifications and experience.
Posted: 7 days ago
Kings Lynn
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
High Wycombe
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago