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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 736 783 737
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 153 150 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 131 135 128
Average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.85%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +45 146 £27,000 -1.81% 17
South East 0 42 £27,500 - 4
London +42 38 £28,500 -7.31% 4
East of England +18 25 £24,500 +15.29% 3
Hampshire +12 22 £21,500 -21.81%
North West +7 17 £35,000 +16.66% 3
City of London +63 14 £30,000 -15.49% 1
Cheshire +5 11 £42,500 +41.66%
South West -4 9 £29,000 +38.09% 1
Norfolk - 9 £24,500 -
Thetford - 9 £24,500 -
Berkshire +5 7 £23,000 -40.64% 1
Surrey 0 7 £27,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +15 6 £21,250 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £28,850 +44.25% 1
Runcorn - 6 - -
Cambridge +15 5 £28,700 +43.50% 1
East Midlands +7 5 £20,000 +2.56%
Reading 0 5 £23,000 -23.33% 1
West Sussex -3 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Eastleigh - 5 £17,500 -
Scotland +18 4 £24,181 -19.39%
Essex +13 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Winchester - 4 £21,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £33,250 -
Merseyside - 4 £21,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £32,500 -
Colchester - 4 £30,000 -
Liverpool - 4 £21,000 -
Southampton - 4 £16,000 -

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 204 (62.96%) Windows
2 167 (51.54%) Microsoft
3 146 (45.06%) Active Directory
4 109 (33.64%) MS Office
5 94 (29.01%) MS Excel
6 92 (28.40%) VMware
7 88 (27.16%) MS Exchange
8 82 (25.31%) Windows 7
9 75 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (20.99%) ITIL
11 57 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 56 (17.28%) SQL
13 55 (16.98%) Linux
14 51 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 50 (15.43%) Citrix
16 49 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 45 (13.89%) SQL Server
18 44 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (12.96%) Degree
19 42 (12.96%) Cisco
20 40 (12.35%) MCSA
21 37 (11.42%) Firewall
22 36 (11.11%) Finance
22 36 (11.11%) VPN
23 35 (10.80%) TCP/IP
23 35 (10.80%) Time Management
24 32 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
24 32 (9.88%) LAN
24 32 (9.88%) WAN
25 31 (9.57%) SharePoint

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 88 (27.16%) MS Exchange
2 51 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (9.57%) SharePoint
4 21 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (5.86%) IIS
6 9 (2.78%) Apache
7 5 (1.54%) Lync
7 5 (1.54%) WordPress
7 5 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.93%) nginx
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.31%) Site Server
10 1 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 109 (33.64%) MS Office
2 94 (29.01%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.31%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.23%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.31%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) Office 365
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.42%) Firewall
2 36 (11.11%) VPN
3 35 (10.80%) TCP/IP
4 32 (9.88%) LAN
4 32 (9.88%) WAN
5 31 (9.57%) DNS
6 25 (7.72%) SAN
7 18 (5.56%) DHCP
8 17 (5.25%) VoIP
9 11 (3.40%) Wireless
10 10 (3.09%) FTP
10 10 (3.09%) SSL
11 9 (2.78%) Internet
11 9 (2.78%) VLAN
12 8 (2.47%) Network Security
12 8 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.85%) NAS
14 4 (1.23%) Wireshark
14 4 (1.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.63%) MySQL
3 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.23%) CouchDB
5 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) MS Access
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 36 (11.11%) Finance
2 19 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.32%) Retail
4 13 (4.01%) Law
5 11 (3.40%) Back Office
6 10 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.09%) Legal
6 10 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.16%) Banking
8 6 (1.85%) Marketing
8 6 (1.85%) Games
9 3 (0.93%) Automotive
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.62%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.56%) HTML
2 9 (2.78%) CSS
3 4 (1.23%) LAMP
4 3 (0.93%) .NET
4 3 (0.93%) J2EE
4 3 (0.93%) Web Services
5 2 (0.62%) XML
6 1 (0.31%) Servlets
6 1 (0.31%) COM
6 1 (0.31%) XSL
6 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.86%) Mathematics
5 18 (5.56%) Statistics
6 14 (4.32%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.78%) EPoS
7 9 (2.78%) BYOD
8 7 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.16%) FMCG
9 6 (1.85%) CMDB
10 5 (1.54%) Replication
11 4 (1.23%) Social Media
12 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.93%) AS400
12 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 204 (62.96%) Windows
2 82 (25.31%) Windows 7
3 75 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (16.98%) Linux
5 49 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.79%) Windows XP
8 15 (4.63%) Windows 2000
9 12 (3.70%) Mac OS X
10 11 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.40%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.78%) UNIX
12 6 (1.85%) Android
13 5 (1.54%) Debian
13 5 (1.54%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.54%) CentOS
13 5 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.23%) Solaris
15 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.99%) ITIL
2 35 (10.80%) Time Management
3 29 (8.95%) Project Management
3 29 (8.95%) Asset Management
4 21 (6.48%) Data Analysis
5 18 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (5.25%) Service Management
6 17 (5.25%) Change Management
7 16 (4.94%) Information Security
7 16 (4.94%) CRM
8 13 (4.01%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 9 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (2.78%) Data Protection
10 8 (2.47%) Software Licensing
10 8 (2.47%) Migration
10 8 (2.47%) Security Management
10 8 (2.47%) ERP
11 7 (2.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.16%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.28%) SQL
2 21 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.78%) VBScript
4 9 (2.78%) C
5 8 (2.47%) Python
6 7 (2.16%) Perl
7 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.23%) Lua
8 4 (1.23%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.23%) C++
8 4 (1.23%) VB
9 3 (0.93%) AWK
9 3 (0.93%) Korn
10 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.62%) Java
11 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.31%) C#
11 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (17.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.96%) Degree
3 40 (12.35%) MCSA
4 26 (8.02%) MCSE
4 26 (8.02%) MCP
5 21 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (6.17%) MCITP
7 19 (5.86%) CCNA
8 12 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.09%) CISSP
10 9 (2.78%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.16%) MCTS
12 6 (1.85%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.54%) CCENT
14 4 (1.23%) CEH
14 4 (1.23%) RHCSA
14 4 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.23%) CCDP
14 4 (1.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.86%) SLA
2 13 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.93%) COBIT
5 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) GMP
6 1 (0.31%) GLP
6 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 146 (45.06%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.32%) XenApp
5 13 (4.01%) vSphere
6 6 (1.85%) XenServer
6 6 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.31%) vCloud
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.31%) Xen
9 1 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (3.70%) WSUS
2 8 (2.47%) SCCM
3 5 (1.54%) Nagios
4 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.23%) Puppet
4 4 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.93%) Unicenter
5 3 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.93%) Ansible
5 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 167 (51.54%) Microsoft
2 92 (28.40%) VMware
3 50 (15.43%) Citrix
4 42 (12.96%) Cisco
5 16 (4.94%) HP
6 10 (3.09%) Oracle
6 10 (3.09%) SAP
7 9 (2.78%) NetApp
7 9 (2.78%) Symantec
8 8 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.85%) WatchGuard
9 6 (1.85%) Juniper
10 5 (1.54%) Wyse
11 4 (1.23%) LexisNexis
11 4 (1.23%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.23%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.23%) Apple
11 4 (1.23%) Avaya
11 4 (1.23%) Sun
12 3 (0.93%) IBM
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