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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 711 735 730
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 187 143 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 147 122 132
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £26,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
+5.09% -7.82%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +48 182 £30,000 - 19
South East +18 59 £30,000 +22.44% 5
London -19 57 £33,500 - 6
West Midlands +10 22 £30,000 +23.71% 3
East Sussex - 22 £32,243 - 3
Hampshire +8 19 £27,500 +15.78%
East of England +11 16 £34,000 +28.30%
South West -25 14 £20,250 -32.50% 2
Brighton - 14 £35,000 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 12 £34,000 +28.30%
Watford - 12 £34,000 -
Birmingham +12 11 £32,500 +54.76% 2
City of London -14 11 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Manchester -2 9 £23,000 -40.64% 2
North West -9 9 £23,000 -40.64% 2
Surrey -10 8 £30,000 +31.86% 2
Lewes - 8 £27,500 -
Wimborne +7 6 - - 2
Dorset +4 6 - - 2
Southampton +2 6 £30,000 +26.31%
Berkshire -5 6 £19,000 -16.48%
Fareham - 6 £18,000 -
Warwickshire +11 5 £27,850 +9.21% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £18,000 -
Nuneaton - 5 £27,850 -
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £22,000 -
Reading -4 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 £22,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £18,000 -
Guildford +7 3 £30,000 +31.86% 1

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 219 (62.04%) Windows
2 188 (53.26%) Microsoft
3 155 (43.91%) Active Directory
4 105 (29.75%) MS Excel
5 102 (28.90%) MS Office
6 94 (26.63%) MS Exchange
7 91 (25.78%) VMware
8 89 (25.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 64 (18.13%) SQL Server
10 62 (17.56%) Linux
11 61 (17.28%) Windows 7
12 58 (16.43%) Degree
13 56 (15.86%) Citrix
14 53 (15.01%) SQL
14 53 (15.01%) Finance
15 49 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 47 (13.31%) Firewall
16 47 (13.31%) SAN
17 46 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
17 46 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (11.90%) TCP/IP
19 40 (11.33%) ITIL
20 39 (11.05%) DNS
21 36 (10.20%) MCSE
21 36 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
22 35 (9.92%) SharePoint
23 34 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (8.78%) LAN
25 30 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
26 29 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 94 (26.63%) MS Exchange
2 35 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 29 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.53%) IIS
5 14 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.68%) Lync
7 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.57%) Site Server
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.57%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 105 (29.75%) MS Excel
2 102 (28.90%) MS Office
3 8 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.98%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.42%) Agresso
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.12%) Office 365
1 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.83%) SaaS
3 6 (1.70%) IaaS
4 3 (0.85%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.31%) Firewall
1 47 (13.31%) SAN
2 42 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 39 (11.05%) DNS
4 31 (8.78%) LAN
5 24 (6.80%) DHCP
6 23 (6.52%) WAN
6 23 (6.52%) Network Security
7 17 (4.82%) VPN
8 16 (4.53%) VoIP
9 15 (4.25%) VLAN
10 12 (3.40%) Internet
11 8 (2.27%) MPLS
12 7 (1.98%) NAS
12 7 (1.98%) Wireless
12 7 (1.98%) SSH
13 6 (1.70%) LDAP
13 6 (1.70%) GPRS
13 6 (1.70%) ISDN
13 6 (1.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.67%) MS Access
4 17 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.98%) MySQL
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.57%) DTS
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) RequisitePro
1 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 53 (15.01%) Finance
2 28 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.97%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.40%) Legal
5 11 (3.12%) Retail
6 8 (2.27%) Law
7 6 (1.70%) Marketing
8 4 (1.13%) Advertising
8 4 (1.13%) Back Office
9 3 (0.85%) Electronics
9 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.85%) Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.83%) .NET
2 9 (2.55%) Web Services
3 2 (0.57%) COM
3 2 (0.57%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.28%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.68%) Mathematics
3 13 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.12%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.70%) Replication
5 6 (1.70%) Open Source
6 5 (1.42%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.85%) CMDB
8 3 (0.85%) Statistics
9 2 (0.57%) NHS
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.57%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) iPhone
9 2 (0.57%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.57%) Wiki
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
10 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 219 (62.04%) Windows
2 89 (25.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (17.56%) Linux
4 61 (17.28%) Windows 7
5 36 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (7.65%) Windows XP
8 22 (6.23%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.97%) UNIX
10 13 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.55%) Android
12 8 (2.27%) Solaris
13 7 (1.98%) SUSE
13 7 (1.98%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.70%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.13%) Fedora
16 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (11.33%) ITIL
2 30 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (7.65%) Time Management
4 20 (5.67%) CRM
4 20 (5.67%) Asset Management
5 14 (3.97%) Change Management
5 14 (3.97%) Software Licensing
6 13 (3.68%) E-Commerce
7 11 (3.12%) Business Continuity
8 10 (2.83%) Workflow
8 10 (2.83%) Service Delivery
9 9 (2.55%) IT Asset Management
9 9 (2.55%) Project Management
10 8 (2.27%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.27%) Mentoring
10 8 (2.27%) Data Protection
11 7 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (1.98%) Migration
12 6 (1.70%) PRINCE2
12 6 (1.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.01%) SQL
2 13 (3.68%) C
3 9 (2.55%) PowerShell
4 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.70%) Perl
6 4 (1.13%) Python
7 2 (0.57%) VB
7 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.57%) VBA
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (16.43%) Degree
2 46 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (10.20%) MCSE
4 25 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (6.80%) CCNA
6 22 (6.23%) MCP
7 21 (5.95%) MCSA
8 13 (3.68%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.55%) MCTS
9 9 (2.55%) CCNP
10 8 (2.27%) MCITP
10 8 (2.27%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.70%) CCIE
13 4 (1.13%) HND
14 2 (0.57%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.57%) CISSP
14 2 (0.57%) CCSE
14 2 (0.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.08%) SLA
2 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.57%) GMP
3 2 (0.57%) GLP
3 2 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) BS7799
System Software
1 155 (43.91%) Active Directory
2 49 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.65%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.82%) VMware ESX
5 14 (3.97%) vSphere
6 13 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.98%) XenApp
8 5 (1.42%) Squid
9 4 (1.13%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (4.53%) SCCM
2 9 (2.55%) Backup Exec
3 7 (1.98%) WSUS
4 6 (1.70%) SCOM
5 5 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.57%) Nagios
7 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.57%) Puppet
7 2 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 188 (53.26%) Microsoft
2 91 (25.78%) VMware
3 56 (15.86%) Citrix
4 23 (6.52%) Cisco
5 20 (5.67%) Dell
6 16 (4.53%) HP
7 14 (3.97%) Symantec
7 14 (3.97%) Oracle
8 12 (3.40%) Websense
9 11 (3.12%) Remedy
10 9 (2.55%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.27%) BMC
11 8 (2.27%) Avaya
12 7 (1.98%) WatchGuard
12 7 (1.98%) Nintex
12 7 (1.98%) NetApp
13 6 (1.70%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.70%) Veeam
14 5 (1.42%) Acronis
14 5 (1.42%) ProCurve
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £44000 - £45000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28695.00 - £32277.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
BDL Hotels
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Posted: 27 days ago