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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Administrator
Rank 817 830 887
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 118 107 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 102 89 40
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +20.41%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 +34 117 £42,500 +6.25% 8
London +4 44 £50,000 - 3
South East +47 42 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridge +4 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East of England -11 12 £47,500 +22.58% 2
Berkshire -1 11 £45,500 +62.50% 1
South West -10 9 £37,500 +41.50%
West Sussex +2 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire +7 7 £37,500 +30.43%
Swindon - 7 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 7 £45,000 -
Middlesex +16 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Reading +8 5 £45,000 +60.71% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £26,250 +0.96%
Brighton - 5 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +2 4 £26,250 +0.96%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £16,000 - 1
Tamworth - 4 £26,250 -
Epsom - 4 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £16,000 - 1
Surrey - 4 £37,500 -
City of London +41 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +4 3 £40,000 +11.11%
Halifax -3 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -7 3 £40,000 +5.26%
Kent - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
North West +25 2 £42,500 -8.60% 1

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (53.88%) Firewall
2 127 (49.22%) Cisco
3 91 (35.27%) Windows
3 91 (35.27%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (34.50%) WAN
5 88 (34.11%) VPN
6 85 (32.95%) Linux
7 75 (29.07%) VMware
8 73 (28.29%) LAN
9 72 (27.91%) Data Centre
10 69 (26.74%) DNS
11 65 (25.19%) CCNA
11 65 (25.19%) Active Directory
12 51 (19.77%) TCP/IP
13 50 (19.38%) CCNP
14 45 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 43 (16.67%) Windows Server
15 43 (16.67%) VoIP
16 42 (16.28%) SAN
17 38 (14.73%) Citrix
17 38 (14.73%) SSL
18 37 (14.34%) DHCP
19 34 (13.18%) CheckPoint
19 34 (13.18%) Internet
19 34 (13.18%) MPLS
20 33 (12.79%) Network Security
21 31 (12.02%) Windows Server 2008
22 30 (11.63%) Microsoft
22 30 (11.63%) Degree
22 30 (11.63%) Wireless

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.81%) Apache
4 13 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.04%) IIS
5 10 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.78%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) nginx
9 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.10%) MS Office
3 7 (2.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (3.88%) Office 365
2 7 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.33%) SaaS
4 4 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 139 (53.88%) Firewall
2 89 (34.50%) WAN
3 88 (34.11%) VPN
4 73 (28.29%) LAN
5 69 (26.74%) DNS
6 51 (19.77%) TCP/IP
7 43 (16.67%) VoIP
8 42 (16.28%) SAN
9 38 (14.73%) SSL
10 37 (14.34%) DHCP
11 34 (13.18%) Internet
11 34 (13.18%) MPLS
12 33 (12.79%) Network Security
13 30 (11.63%) Wireless
14 28 (10.85%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (10.47%) HTTP
16 26 (10.08%) IP Telephony
17 21 (8.14%) Cisco IOS
18 20 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
19 18 (6.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.94%) MySQL
4 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 27 (10.47%) Finance
2 13 (5.04%) Banking
3 11 (4.26%) Retail
4 7 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.94%) Automotive
5 5 (1.94%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.71%) PlayReady
1 7 (2.71%) REST
1 7 (2.71%) SOAP
1 7 (2.71%) Widevine
2 6 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.55%) .NET
4 2 (0.78%) POSIX
5 1 (0.39%) COM
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) LAMP
5 1 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.10%) Online Banking
5 7 (2.71%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.71%) Replication
6 5 (1.94%) PMI
6 5 (1.94%) Telematics
7 4 (1.55%) Clustering
8 3 (1.16%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.16%) Online Games
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Equities
9 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.78%) Life Science
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.27%) Windows
2 85 (32.95%) Linux
3 43 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 31 (12.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (9.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.75%) Unix
7 17 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.43%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.88%) CentOS
10 8 (3.10%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.71%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.71%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.33%) Solaris
13 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.94%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.16%) Android
14 3 (1.16%) VMS
14 3 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.78%) SUSE
15 2 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (9.69%) Load Balancing
2 22 (8.53%) ITIL
3 16 (6.20%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (6.20%) Project Management
4 15 (5.81%) Network Management
5 13 (5.04%) Data Protection
6 12 (4.65%) Network Design
6 12 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (3.88%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.88%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.49%) Machine Learning
9 9 (3.49%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.10%) High Availability
10 8 (3.10%) Server Building
11 7 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.71%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.71%) Data Centre Operations
11 7 (2.71%) DRM
12 6 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.43%) SQL
2 12 (4.65%) Python
3 11 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.10%) Perl
4 8 (3.10%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.71%) Tcl
6 6 (2.33%) Java
6 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.55%) C#
7 4 (1.55%) PHP
8 3 (1.16%) VBScript
9 2 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 91 (35.27%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (25.19%) CCNA
3 50 (19.38%) CCNP
4 30 (11.63%) Degree
5 19 (7.36%) CCVP
5 19 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.65%) MCSA
7 9 (3.49%) MCSE
8 8 (3.10%) CCDP
8 8 (3.10%) CCSA
8 8 (3.10%) CCSE
9 5 (1.94%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.94%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.16%) CCSP
11 3 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.78%) RHCE
13 1 (0.39%) CISA
13 1 (0.39%) CISSP
13 1 (0.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.10%) SLA
2 5 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 45 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.04%) NFS
5 12 (4.65%) vSphere
6 10 (3.88%) Xen
7 7 (2.71%) Firmware
8 6 (2.33%) Samba
9 5 (1.94%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.55%) XenApp
10 4 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.16%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.16%) KVM
11 3 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.39%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.39%) GPFS
12 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (8.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (7.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (4.65%) Cacti
3 12 (4.65%) Nagios
4 10 (3.88%) Puppet
5 9 (3.49%) SCCM
6 8 (3.10%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (3.10%) OpenNMS
7 6 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (2.33%) WSUS
8 5 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.55%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.55%) SCOM
9 4 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.78%) Ansible
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.78%) Simpana
11 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 127 (49.22%) Cisco
2 75 (29.07%) VMware
3 38 (14.73%) Citrix
4 34 (13.18%) CheckPoint
5 30 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 26 (10.08%) F5
7 25 (9.69%) HP
8 16 (6.20%) Red Hat
9 12 (4.65%) Dell
10 9 (3.49%) WatchGuard
11 8 (3.10%) EMC
11 8 (3.10%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.71%) NetApp
12 7 (2.71%) Tandberg
13 6 (2.33%) Intel Security
13 6 (2.33%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.33%) Veeam
14 5 (1.94%) Brocade
14 5 (1.94%) Meraki
15 4 (1.55%) Fortinet
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