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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Administrator
Rank 746 727 734
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 147 181 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 114 136 122
Average salary £28,034 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £39,700 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £28,034 £27,500 £27,250
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +0.91%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -27 142 £29,000 - 23
London +13 52 £28,500 -13.63% 6
South East -15 34 £33,500 +16.52% 4
Surrey +13 17 £32,750 +9.16%
East of England -3 14 £24,000 +14.28% 4
City of London +26 12 £31,000 -4.61% 1
North West +4 10 £22,750 +3.40% 1
West Midlands -11 10 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Essex - 10 £23,500 - 1
Yorkshire +18 9 £26,500 - 4
West Yorkshire - 9 £26,500 - 4
Chelmsford - 7 £23,500 -
Berkshire +8 6 £33,500 +76.31% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £22,000 +7.31% 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £22,000 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £22,000 - 1
Guildford +3 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Slough - 5 £33,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -12 4 £27,000 - 2
Hampshire -14 4 £27,500 - 1
South West -28 4 £18,000 -20.00%
Coventry - 4 £28,750 - 1
Oxford - 4 £42,500 -
Leeds - 4 £19,000 - 1
Bradford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Cheshire - 4 £22,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 3 £18,500 -28.84%
Tyne and Wear -3 3 £18,500 -28.84% 1
North East -4 3 £18,500 -28.84% 1

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 174 (56.68%) Windows
2 155 (50.49%) Microsoft
3 120 (39.09%) Active Directory
4 86 (28.01%) MS Office
5 81 (26.38%) MS Excel
6 80 (26.06%) VMware
7 74 (24.10%) MS Exchange
8 65 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 64 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 62 (20.20%) Windows 7
11 51 (16.61%) SQL Server
12 49 (15.96%) Cisco
13 45 (14.66%) ITIL
14 43 (14.01%) Finance
15 42 (13.68%) Firewall
16 41 (13.36%) WAN
17 39 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (12.05%) Linux
18 37 (12.05%) SQL
19 36 (11.73%) Citrix
20 35 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (11.40%) SharePoint
20 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (11.07%) LAN
22 33 (10.75%) TCP/IP
23 31 (10.10%) DNS
23 31 (10.10%) Hyper-V
23 31 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
24 30 (9.77%) Telecoms
25 29 (9.45%) VPN

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 74 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 35 (11.40%) SharePoint
3 31 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.58%) IIS
6 9 (2.93%) Lync
7 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.30%) WorkSite
8 4 (1.30%) Apache
9 3 (0.98%) SAS
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.98%) CMS
9 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.65%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 86 (28.01%) MS Office
2 81 (26.38%) MS Excel
3 19 (6.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.91%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.98%) MS Project
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.30%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.33%) Line 500
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Agresso
3 1 (0.33%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.17%) Office 365
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.98%) SaaS
4 3 (0.98%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.68%) Firewall
2 41 (13.36%) WAN
3 34 (11.07%) LAN
4 33 (10.75%) TCP/IP
5 31 (10.10%) DNS
6 29 (9.45%) VPN
7 21 (6.84%) Intranet
8 20 (6.51%) DHCP
8 20 (6.51%) SAN
9 15 (4.89%) Internet
10 13 (4.23%) VoIP
11 12 (3.91%) Wireless
12 10 (3.26%) SSL
12 10 (3.26%) Network Security
13 9 (2.93%) FTP
14 8 (2.61%) VLAN
15 7 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
17 4 (1.30%) NAS
17 4 (1.30%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 43 (14.01%) Finance
2 30 (9.77%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.21%) Law
3 16 (5.21%) Legal
4 14 (4.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.91%) Banking
6 9 (2.93%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.61%) Marketing
8 6 (1.95%) Retail
9 4 (1.30%) Back Office
10 3 (0.98%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.65%) German Language
11 2 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.33%) Cantonese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.56%) HTML
2 11 (3.58%) CSS
3 6 (1.95%) Web Services
4 2 (0.65%) LAMP
4 2 (0.65%) HTML5
4 2 (0.65%) COM
5 1 (0.33%) XML
5 1 (0.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.86%) Statistics
3 15 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.56%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.91%) Thin Client
6 12 (3.91%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.91%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.28%) FMCG
8 6 (1.95%) CMDB
9 5 (1.63%) Replication
10 4 (1.30%) CCTV
11 3 (0.98%) AS400
11 3 (0.98%) Life Science
12 2 (0.65%) Tandem
12 2 (0.65%) Handset
12 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.65%) EPoS
12 2 (0.65%) BYOD
12 2 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 174 (56.68%) Windows
2 65 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (20.20%) Windows 7
5 37 (12.05%) Linux
6 26 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (6.51%) Windows XP
8 16 (5.21%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.93%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.61%) UNIX
11 7 (2.28%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.63%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.30%) Debian
13 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.30%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.98%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) Solaris
15 1 (0.33%) NetWare
15 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.66%) ITIL
2 25 (8.14%) Project Management
3 23 (7.49%) Asset Management
3 23 (7.49%) Time Management
4 20 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (6.19%) Data Analysis
6 12 (3.91%) Service Delivery
6 12 (3.91%) Software Licensing
7 11 (3.58%) Change Management
7 11 (3.58%) Information Security
7 11 (3.58%) Service Management
8 10 (3.26%) CRM
8 10 (3.26%) Migration
8 10 (3.26%) Data Protection
9 9 (2.93%) Configuration Management
10 8 (2.61%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.61%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (1.95%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (1.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.05%) SQL
2 21 (6.84%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.93%) VBScript
5 4 (1.30%) VB
6 3 (0.98%) VBA
7 2 (0.65%) C
7 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.65%) R
7 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) AWK
8 1 (0.33%) Ruby
8 1 (0.33%) Korn
8 1 (0.33%) Java
8 1 (0.33%) Perl
8 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.45%) Degree
3 17 (5.54%) MCP
4 15 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.56%) CCNA
6 13 (4.23%) MCSA
7 12 (3.91%) MCITP
8 9 (2.93%) MCSE
9 8 (2.61%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.30%) MCTS
11 4 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.98%) CCENT
12 3 (0.98%) CISSP
12 3 (0.98%) CCIE
12 3 (0.98%) CCDP
13 2 (0.65%) CCNP
13 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.84%) SLA
2 14 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.98%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 120 (39.09%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.10%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.58%) XenApp
5 7 (2.28%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.95%) XenServer
7 5 (1.63%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.63%) vSphere
8 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.33%) Snort
9 1 (0.33%) Xen
9 1 (0.33%) Novell eDirectory
9 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.58%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.95%) WSUS
2 6 (1.95%) SCCM
3 5 (1.63%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.33%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.33%) Cacti
4 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 155 (50.49%) Microsoft
2 80 (26.06%) VMware
3 49 (15.96%) Cisco
4 36 (11.73%) Citrix
5 17 (5.54%) Symantec
6 16 (5.21%) HP
7 10 (3.26%) SAP
8 8 (2.61%) Avaya
9 6 (1.95%) NetApp
9 6 (1.95%) Dell
9 6 (1.95%) Acronis
10 5 (1.63%) LexisNexis
10 5 (1.63%) Remedy
10 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.30%) Apple
11 4 (1.30%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.30%) Oracle
11 4 (1.30%) Juniper
11 4 (1.30%) LogRhythm
11 4 (1.30%) Veeam
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
North London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Sussex
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £27500 - £28500 per annum + season ticket loan, childcare voucher.
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
SUPERDRUG STORES PLC
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Refreshment Systems Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Review after 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £22,000 + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 3 days ago
County Londonderry
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead
SolRecruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £27,027 - 30,947 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago