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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 717 734 734
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 182 139 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 137 122 131
Average salary £28,750 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £41,900 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,250 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+0.91% -4.38%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +7 175 £29,000 -3.33% 16
South East +4 64 £28,750 +10.57% 3
London -18 51 £33,000 -5.71% 5
Hampshire +5 24 £27,500 -4.34% 1
East Sussex - 19 £28,750 - 1
West Midlands 0 16 £30,000 +23.71% 1
East of England 0 16 £21,000 -20.75% 1
South West -11 11 £22,500 -25.00% 1
City of London -14 11 £32,500 -5.79% 1
Manchester -4 9 £22,000 -43.22% 2
Berkshire -5 9 £19,000 -19.14%
North West -9 9 £22,000 -43.22% 4
Lewes - 9 £27,500 -
Brighton - 9 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham +9 8 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Surrey -14 8 £30,000 +22.44%
Southampton +9 7 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire -13 7 - -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £21,000 - 1
Watford - 7 - -
Fareham - 7 £18,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £21,000 - 1
Reading -1 5 - -
East Midlands -16 5 £20,500 +7.89%
Dorset - 5 - - 1
Wimborne - 5 - - 1
Warwickshire +21 4 £27,850 +9.21%
Nuneaton - 4 £27,850 -
West Sussex -3 3 £17,250 -56.87%
Lincolnshire - 3 - -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 210 (62.69%) Windows
2 173 (51.64%) Microsoft
3 143 (42.69%) Active Directory
4 99 (29.55%) MS Excel
5 96 (28.66%) MS Office
6 88 (26.27%) VMware
7 85 (25.37%) MS Exchange
8 83 (24.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (18.21%) Linux
10 58 (17.31%) SQL Server
11 56 (16.72%) Windows 7
12 53 (15.82%) SQL
12 53 (15.82%) Finance
13 51 (15.22%) Degree
14 50 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 48 (14.33%) Citrix
16 46 (13.73%) SAN
17 45 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 44 (13.13%) Firewall
19 42 (12.54%) TCP/IP
20 37 (11.04%) MCSE
20 37 (11.04%) SharePoint
21 35 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
22 34 (10.15%) DNS
23 32 (9.55%) ITIL
23 32 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
25 30 (8.96%) LAN
25 30 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
26 27 (8.06%) Hyper-V

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 85 (25.37%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.04%) SharePoint
3 30 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.78%) IIS
5 14 (4.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (3.58%) Lync
8 11 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.60%) Site Server
12 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.30%) Apache
13 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 99 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 96 (28.66%) MS Office
3 7 (2.09%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.19%) MS Project
5 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.49%) Agresso
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.88%) Office 365
2 11 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.99%) SaaS
4 6 (1.79%) IaaS
5 3 (0.90%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.73%) SAN
2 44 (13.13%) Firewall
3 42 (12.54%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.15%) DNS
5 30 (8.96%) LAN
6 22 (6.57%) WAN
7 20 (5.97%) DHCP
7 20 (5.97%) Network Security
8 18 (5.37%) VPN
9 15 (4.48%) VoIP
9 15 (4.48%) VLAN
10 11 (3.28%) Internet
11 9 (2.69%) NAS
12 8 (2.39%) Wireless
13 6 (1.79%) SSH
13 6 (1.79%) MPLS
13 6 (1.79%) LDAP
13 6 (1.79%) FTP
14 5 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.97%) MS Access
4 14 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.49%) MySQL
6 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.60%) DTS
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.60%) RequisitePro
1 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 53 (15.82%) Finance
2 25 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.58%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.28%) Legal
5 10 (2.99%) Retail
6 8 (2.39%) Marketing
7 7 (2.09%) Back Office
8 5 (1.49%) Law
9 3 (0.90%) Electronics
9 3 (0.90%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 2 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.60%) Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.99%) .NET
2 9 (2.69%) Web Services
3 3 (0.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (0.60%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) CSS
5 1 (0.30%) XML
5 1 (0.30%) EDI
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.58%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.99%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.39%) Open Source
6 6 (1.79%) EqualLogic
6 6 (1.79%) Replication
7 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.90%) Statistics
8 3 (0.90%) Clustering
8 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.90%) CMDB
9 2 (0.60%) Wiki
9 2 (0.60%) NHS
9 2 (0.60%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.30%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.30%) EPoS
10 1 (0.30%) CESG
10 1 (0.30%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 210 (62.69%) Windows
2 83 (24.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (18.21%) Linux
4 56 (16.72%) Windows 7
5 35 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (7.46%) Windows 8
8 21 (6.27%) Windows XP
9 13 (3.88%) UNIX
10 11 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.69%) Android
12 7 (2.09%) Solaris
12 7 (2.09%) SUSE
13 6 (1.79%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.19%) Fedora
14 4 (1.19%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.90%) VMS
15 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (9.55%) ITIL
2 31 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (6.87%) Time Management
4 22 (6.57%) Asset Management
5 20 (5.97%) CRM
6 13 (3.88%) E-Commerce
6 13 (3.88%) Workflow
7 11 (3.28%) Business Continuity
8 10 (2.99%) Project Management
9 9 (2.69%) Change Management
9 9 (2.69%) Migration
10 8 (2.39%) Network Design
10 8 (2.39%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.39%) Data Protection
11 7 (2.09%) PRINCE2
11 7 (2.09%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.09%) Security Management
12 6 (1.79%) Dependency Management
12 6 (1.79%) Load Balancing
13 5 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.82%) SQL
2 12 (3.58%) C
3 9 (2.69%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.79%) Perl
5 4 (1.19%) Python
5 4 (1.19%) VB
6 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.60%) VBA
6 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (15.22%) Degree
2 45 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (11.04%) MCSE
4 22 (6.57%) MCSA
4 22 (6.57%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.97%) CCNA
6 19 (5.67%) MCP
7 13 (3.88%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.39%) MCITP
9 8 (2.39%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.09%) MCTS
10 7 (2.09%) CCNP
11 4 (1.19%) HND
11 4 (1.19%) CCIE
12 3 (0.90%) CISSP
13 2 (0.60%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.60%) MCDST
13 2 (0.60%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.76%) SLA
2 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) GMP
4 2 (0.60%) GLP
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) BS7799
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (42.69%) Active Directory
2 50 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.78%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.88%) vSphere
6 12 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.79%) XenApp
8 4 (1.19%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.19%) Squid
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) SCCM
2 7 (2.09%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.49%) WSUS
3 5 (1.49%) SCOM
4 4 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.60%) Nagios
6 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 173 (51.64%) Microsoft
2 88 (26.27%) VMware
3 48 (14.33%) Citrix
4 23 (6.87%) Cisco
5 19 (5.67%) Dell
6 15 (4.48%) Oracle
6 15 (4.48%) HP
7 11 (3.28%) Remedy
8 10 (2.99%) Symantec
9 9 (2.69%) Websense
10 8 (2.39%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.39%) Avaya
10 8 (2.39%) BMC
11 7 (2.09%) WatchGuard
11 7 (2.09%) Nintex
12 6 (1.79%) ProCurve
12 6 (1.79%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.49%) NetApp
13 5 (1.49%) Juniper
13 5 (1.49%) IBM
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Birchwood, Newton-le-Willows, St...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £17,500 + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits etc
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago