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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 701 810 736
Rank change year-on-year
+109 -74
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 189 95 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.084% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 148 82 117
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £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 March 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 March 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
(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 +99 178 £25,000 -16.66% 29
London +22 48 £28,000 -20.00% 7
South East +31 46 £21,500 -21.81% 3
East of England +32 26 £22,000 -2.22% 3
Hampshire +15 24 £17,500 -46.15% 1
North West +22 22 £34,250 +42.70% 4
Hertfordshire +11 15 £19,500 - 1
Cheshire +10 13 £42,500 +41.66% 1
City of London +8 12 £22,500 -46.42% 2
Eastleigh - 11 £17,500 -
East Midlands +25 10 £26,000 +19.29%
Watford +12 9 £19,500 - 1
Surrey +3 9 £26,000 -5.45% 1
South West -14 9 £37,500 +21.95% 3
West Midlands -23 9 £19,000 -55.81% 4
West Yorkshire 0 8 £30,000 +87.50% 1
Southampton -2 8 £16,750 -4.28%
Yorkshire -5 8 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester +10 7 £25,000 +12.35%
Wakefield - 7 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +17 6 £31,500 +26.00%
Oxford - 6 £31,500 -
Runcorn +2 5 - -
Berkshire -5 5 £31,500 -33.68%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £26,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £26,000 -
Coventry - 5 £27,250 - 2
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £25,350 -41.72% 2
Cambridge +17 4 £25,350 -41.72% 2
Fareham - 4 £18,750 -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 206 (62.24%) Windows
2 171 (51.66%) Active Directory
3 153 (46.22%) Microsoft
4 105 (31.72%) MS Office
5 91 (27.49%) MS Excel
6 90 (27.19%) VMware
7 86 (25.98%) MS Exchange
8 83 (25.08%) Windows 7
9 77 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 70 (21.15%) ITIL
11 61 (18.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 56 (16.92%) SQL
13 55 (16.62%) Linux
14 54 (16.31%) SQL Server
15 52 (15.71%) Citrix
15 52 (15.71%) Degree
16 49 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (12.69%) Firewall
19 41 (12.39%) Cisco
20 40 (12.08%) MCSA
21 39 (11.78%) Finance
21 39 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
22 35 (10.57%) DNS
23 32 (9.67%) Time Management
24 31 (9.37%) LAN
24 31 (9.37%) IIS
25 30 (9.06%) MCSE
25 30 (9.06%) TCP/IP

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 86 (25.98%) MS Exchange
2 61 (18.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (9.37%) IIS
4 28 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (6.95%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.42%) Apache
7 7 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.81%) WorkSite
9 5 (1.51%) WordPress
9 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.91%) nginx
11 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.91%) Lync
12 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.30%) JBoss
13 1 (0.30%) Site Server
13 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 105 (31.72%) MS Office
2 91 (27.49%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.21%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.30%) AWD
3 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.02%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.69%) Firewall
2 35 (10.57%) DNS
3 31 (9.37%) LAN
4 30 (9.06%) TCP/IP
5 29 (8.76%) WAN
6 28 (8.46%) SAN
7 24 (7.25%) VoIP
8 21 (6.34%) DHCP
9 19 (5.74%) VPN
10 15 (4.53%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (4.53%) NAS
11 10 (3.02%) Internet
12 9 (2.72%) Wireless
13 8 (2.42%) VLAN
13 8 (2.42%) Wireshark
13 8 (2.42%) Network Security
13 8 (2.42%) WLAN
13 8 (2.42%) LDAP
13 8 (2.42%) tcpdump
14 4 (1.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.44%) MySQL
3 17 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.42%) CouchDB
6 8 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.30%) MS Access
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 39 (11.78%) Finance
2 21 (6.34%) Law
3 20 (6.04%) Retail
4 12 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.32%) Legal
5 11 (3.32%) Back Office
6 8 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.42%) Games
7 7 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.51%) Automotive
9 4 (1.21%) Marketing
10 3 (0.91%) Banking
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.02%) HTML
2 9 (2.72%) .NET
3 4 (1.21%) LAMP
4 3 (0.91%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.91%) J2EE
4 3 (0.91%) CSS
4 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) XML
5 1 (0.30%) XSL
5 1 (0.30%) Servlets
5 1 (0.30%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.44%) Mathematics
3 17 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.23%) Statistics
5 11 (3.32%) EPoS
6 10 (3.02%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.02%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.11%) Replication
9 6 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.81%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.51%) CMDB
10 5 (1.51%) Clustering
11 3 (0.91%) Handset
11 3 (0.91%) FMCG
11 3 (0.91%) Social Media
11 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 206 (62.24%) Windows
2 83 (25.08%) Windows 7
3 77 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (16.62%) Linux
5 35 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 17 (5.14%) Windows 2000
9 14 (4.23%) Mac OS X
9 14 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.93%) Android
11 9 (2.72%) UNIX
11 9 (2.72%) CentOS
12 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (1.51%) Solaris
15 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.15%) ITIL
2 32 (9.67%) Time Management
3 26 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (6.65%) Information Security
4 22 (6.65%) Asset Management
5 20 (6.04%) Project Management
6 16 (4.83%) Service Management
7 15 (4.53%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.53%) Change Management
7 15 (4.53%) CRM
8 14 (4.23%) Migration
9 13 (3.93%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.72%) Business Continuity
10 9 (2.72%) Data Analysis
10 9 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (2.72%) ITIL V3
11 8 (2.42%) ITIL V2
11 8 (2.42%) Security Management
12 7 (2.11%) ERP
12 7 (2.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.92%) SQL
2 18 (5.44%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.23%) Bash Shell
4 13 (3.93%) Python
5 9 (2.72%) C
5 9 (2.72%) Perl
6 8 (2.42%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.42%) C++
6 8 (2.42%) Objective-C
6 8 (2.42%) Lua
7 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.21%) VBScript
8 4 (1.21%) VB
9 3 (0.91%) AWK
9 3 (0.91%) Korn
9 3 (0.91%) Java
10 2 (0.60%) C#
10 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (15.71%) Degree
2 49 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (12.08%) MCSA
4 30 (9.06%) MCSE
5 23 (6.95%) MCP
6 21 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (6.04%) MCITP
8 19 (5.74%) CCNA
9 15 (4.53%) CISSP
10 12 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.02%) MCTS
12 8 (2.42%) RHCSA
13 7 (2.11%) CISM
14 5 (1.51%) CCNP
14 5 (1.51%) CCENT
15 4 (1.21%) CEH
15 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
15 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.21%) CCDP
15 4 (1.21%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.04%) SLA
2 12 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.91%) BS7799
4 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) GMP
5 1 (0.30%) GLP
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 171 (51.66%) Active Directory
2 47 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.65%) vSphere
4 18 (5.44%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.44%) XenApp
5 10 (3.02%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.42%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.81%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.21%) Docker
8 4 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.21%) XenServer
9 1 (0.30%) Snort
9 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (3.63%) SCCM
2 10 (3.02%) WSUS
3 8 (2.42%) Puppet
3 8 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.81%) SCOM
4 6 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.51%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.51%) Nagios
6 4 (1.21%) Foglight
6 4 (1.21%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.91%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.91%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.91%) Ansible
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 153 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 90 (27.19%) VMware
3 52 (15.71%) Citrix
4 41 (12.39%) Cisco
5 18 (5.44%) HP
6 12 (3.63%) Oracle
6 12 (3.63%) SAP
6 12 (3.63%) NetApp
7 11 (3.32%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.02%) WatchGuard
9 9 (2.72%) Symantec
10 8 (2.42%) Dell
11 7 (2.11%) Avaya
12 6 (1.81%) Juniper
12 6 (1.81%) Apple
12 6 (1.81%) OpenText
13 5 (1.51%) Wyse
13 5 (1.51%) EMC
14 4 (1.21%) IBM
14 4 (1.21%) Northgate
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Salary: Between 25000 and 30000
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South West London
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + plus benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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