The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network 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
Network Administrator
Rank 771 806 747
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 128 67 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.067% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 96 57 133
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,200 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -

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%

Network Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Administrator within the UK.

Network Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Network Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Administrator over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Network Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Network 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 Network 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 +29 126 £32,500 -7.14% 12
London +33 51 £41,250 -15.38% 4
South East +4 34 £26,000 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire -26 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hampshire - 10 £18,000 - 1
Fareham - 10 £18,000 - 1
East of England -10 9 £30,000 -17.24% 2
East Yorkshire - 9 - -
West Sussex - 9 £26,000 -
Gatwick - 9 £26,000 -
Hull - 9 - -
City of London +2 8 £47,500 +24.18% 1
Berkshire -1 8 £57,500 +35.29%
West Midlands -13 8 £27,850 -14.30% 1
West Yorkshire -31 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Windsor - 6 £57,500 -
Leeds - 6 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +1 5 £25,000 -29.57%
Surrey - 5 £26,000 -
Camberley - 5 £26,000 -
Oxford - 5 £25,000 -
Warwickshire +20 4 £27,850 -14.30% 1
South West -27 4 £27,250 -6.03% 1
Nuneaton - 4 £27,850 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £27,500 -
Bedford - 4 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Staffordshire -16 3 £27,000 -16.92%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridge -6 2 - - 2

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Administrator in their job title.

1 112 (56.85%) Cisco
2 111 (56.35%) Firewall
3 107 (54.31%) Windows
4 85 (43.15%) Active Directory
5 84 (42.64%) VMware
6 82 (41.62%) WAN
7 75 (38.07%) LAN
8 74 (37.56%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (36.04%) MS Exchange
10 62 (31.47%) CCNA
11 60 (30.46%) SAN
12 59 (29.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 57 (28.93%) Microsoft
13 57 (28.93%) VPN
14 53 (26.90%) Linux
15 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 49 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 47 (23.86%) CCNP
17 46 (23.35%) SQL Server
18 45 (22.84%) MCSE
19 43 (21.83%) VoIP
19 43 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
20 42 (21.32%) TCP/IP
21 41 (20.81%) Hyper-V
22 38 (19.29%) Cisco ASA
22 38 (19.29%) MS Excel
22 38 (19.29%) Citrix
23 34 (17.26%) DNS
23 34 (17.26%) Network Security
24 32 (16.24%) MCSA

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network 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 Network Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (36.04%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.68%) IIS
3 22 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (10.15%) SharePoint
5 18 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (9.14%) Apache
6 17 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.03%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.02%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (19.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.64%) MS Office
3 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) IaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (56.35%) Firewall
2 82 (41.62%) WAN
3 75 (38.07%) LAN
4 60 (30.46%) SAN
5 57 (28.93%) VPN
6 43 (21.83%) VoIP
7 42 (21.32%) TCP/IP
8 38 (19.29%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (17.26%) Network Security
9 34 (17.26%) DNS
10 26 (13.20%) DHCP
10 26 (13.20%) VLAN
11 25 (12.69%) Internet
12 18 (9.14%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (8.63%) MPLS
14 15 (7.61%) Wireless
15 12 (6.09%) IPsec
16 11 (5.58%) OSPF
16 11 (5.58%) SSL
17 9 (4.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.11%) MySQL
4 7 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.54%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Subversion
2 2 (1.02%) Maven
2 2 (1.02%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.02%) Ant
3 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 18 (9.14%) Finance
2 11 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.08%) Billing
4 5 (2.54%) Marketing
4 5 (2.54%) Retail
5 4 (2.03%) Legal
5 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.03%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Law
7 2 (1.02%) Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) HTML
2 4 (2.03%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.52%) .NET
3 3 (1.52%) J2EE
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.02%) CSS
4 2 (1.02%) Web Services
4 2 (1.02%) JAAS
4 2 (1.02%) LAMP
4 2 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.06%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.05%) Clustering
5 4 (2.03%) SecurID
5 4 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.52%) PKI
6 3 (1.52%) Open Source
6 3 (1.52%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.52%) IVR
6 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.02%) Firmware
7 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.02%) DTV
7 2 (1.02%) Social Media
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.51%) CCTV
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 107 (54.31%) Windows
2 59 (29.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (26.90%) Linux
4 43 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (11.17%) Windows 7
6 20 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.09%) UNIX
8 9 (4.57%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.06%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.55%) SUSE
10 7 (3.55%) Android
11 6 (3.05%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.03%) VMS
12 4 (2.03%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (2.03%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.52%) Solaris
13 3 (1.52%) OpenBSD
13 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.69%) ITIL
2 14 (7.11%) Network Design
3 12 (6.09%) Load Balancing
3 12 (6.09%) Change Management
3 12 (6.09%) Project Management
4 10 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (5.08%) Configuration Management
4 10 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (4.57%) Network Management
5 9 (4.57%) ITIL V3
6 8 (4.06%) Information Security
7 7 (3.55%) Service Management
8 6 (3.05%) Migration
8 6 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.54%) Validation
9 5 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.03%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.03%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.18%) SQL
2 9 (4.57%) PHP
2 9 (4.57%) Shell Script
2 9 (4.57%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.54%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.54%) C
4 4 (2.03%) Perl
4 4 (2.03%) VB
5 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.02%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) C++
7 1 (0.51%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (37.56%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (31.47%) CCNA
3 49 (24.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (23.86%) CCNP
5 45 (22.84%) MCSE
6 32 (16.24%) MCSA
7 27 (13.71%) MCP
8 21 (10.66%) Degree
9 9 (4.57%) CCIE
10 6 (3.05%) CCSE
11 4 (2.03%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (2.03%) MCITP
12 3 (1.52%) CCVP
12 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.52%) CCDP
13 2 (1.02%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.02%) MCDST
13 2 (1.02%) CCSA
13 2 (1.02%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.63%) SLA
2 4 (2.03%) QA
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (43.15%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (20.81%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.17%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (6.60%) vSphere
6 7 (3.55%) XenApp
7 5 (2.54%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.52%) Samba
9 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.52%) KVM
10 2 (1.02%) Postfix
10 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.02%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.51%) NFS
11 1 (0.51%) Xen
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 17 (8.63%) Nagios
2 14 (7.11%) Puppet
3 9 (4.57%) Cacti
4 8 (4.06%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.05%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (3.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.54%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (2.54%) RANCID
7 4 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.52%) SCCM
8 3 (1.52%) SCOM
9 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.02%) MOM
9 2 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.02%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 112 (56.85%) Cisco
2 84 (42.64%) VMware
3 57 (28.93%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.29%) Citrix
5 21 (10.66%) CheckPoint
6 15 (7.61%) Veritas
7 13 (6.60%) HP
8 10 (5.08%) F5
9 8 (4.06%) Symantec
10 7 (3.55%) Dell
10 7 (3.55%) EMC
11 6 (3.05%) Juniper
11 6 (3.05%) Remedy
11 6 (3.05%) McAfee
11 6 (3.05%) Veeam
12 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.54%) Sun
12 5 (2.54%) IBM
12 5 (2.54%) Oracle
13 4 (2.03%) Lotus
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