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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Administrator
Rank 784 834 808
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 113 97 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.082% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.087% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 84 72 70
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,200 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £28,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+16.96% -5.08%

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
103565 111264 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90957 85091
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 July 2015 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 27 July 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 +53 107 £37,500 +1.35% 10
South East +56 41 £32,500 -7.80% 3
London +13 38 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Berkshire +8 14 £38,750 +27.04% 2
City of London +19 8 £38,750 -22.50%
Middlesex - 8 £45,000 -
Kent +14 7 £23,000 -45.88%
North West +2 7 £26,000 - 2
West Midlands -16 7 £40,000 +43.62%
South West -14 6 £26,000 -4.58% 1
Surrey - 6 £32,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 1
Cumbria - 4 £15,684 -
Birmingham - 4 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +16 3 £42,500 +11.11% 1
East of England +6 3 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +4 3 £50,000 +177.77%
Staffordshire +2 3 £31,500 +21.15%
Cannock - 3 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire 0 2 £50,000 +53.84%
Wales -3 2 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Oxford -5 2 £43,250 +13.07% 1
Bristol -23 2 £30,000 +0.84%
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £32,500 - 2
Kettering - 2 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £50,000 -
Gwynedd - 2 £27,500 - 1
North Wales - 2 £27,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +10 1 - -

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

1 125 (56.82%) Cisco
2 121 (55.00%) Windows
3 90 (40.91%) Firewall
4 88 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (36.36%) DNS
6 75 (34.09%) Active Directory
7 68 (30.91%) Linux
8 67 (30.45%) VMware
9 62 (28.18%) CCNA
10 61 (27.73%) WAN
11 56 (25.45%) CCNP
12 55 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 54 (24.55%) MS Exchange
14 49 (22.27%) VoIP
15 48 (21.82%) TCP/IP
16 47 (21.36%) LAN
17 46 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 44 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
19 43 (19.55%) DHCP
20 42 (19.09%) VPN
20 42 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
21 41 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
22 40 (18.18%) Internet
23 37 (16.82%) Network Security
24 36 (16.36%) SQL Server
24 36 (16.36%) Data Centre
25 33 (15.00%) MS Excel
26 32 (14.55%) BGP
26 32 (14.55%) Wireless
26 32 (14.55%) Finance

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 54 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.00%) Apache
4 10 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (3.64%) nginx
6 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.27%) Lync
8 4 (1.82%) IIS
8 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.36%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.91%) Confluence
10 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.18%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.82%) Office 365
2 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 90 (40.91%) Firewall
2 80 (36.36%) DNS
3 61 (27.73%) WAN
4 49 (22.27%) VoIP
5 48 (21.82%) TCP/IP
6 47 (21.36%) LAN
7 44 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (19.55%) DHCP
9 42 (19.09%) VPN
10 40 (18.18%) Internet
11 37 (16.82%) Network Security
12 32 (14.55%) BGP
12 32 (14.55%) Wireless
13 30 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
14 26 (11.82%) SAN
15 22 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (9.55%) VLAN
16 21 (9.55%) SSL
17 18 (8.18%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (7.27%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.27%) MySQL
3 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.91%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.36%) JIRA
3 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.91%) FishEye
4 2 (0.91%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (14.55%) Finance
2 13 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.73%) Marketing
5 5 (2.27%) Banking
6 4 (1.82%) Retail
6 4 (1.82%) Legal
7 3 (1.36%) Law
8 2 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.27%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.73%) .NET
3 4 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.82%) Web Services
4 3 (1.36%) HTML
5 2 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.45%) Django
6 1 (0.45%) FastCGI
6 1 (0.45%) Flash
6 1 (0.45%) Lucene
6 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.82%) BBC
7 3 (1.36%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.36%) New Media
7 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.91%) Statistics
9 1 (0.45%) Handset
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
9 1 (0.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 121 (55.00%) Windows
2 68 (30.91%) Linux
3 46 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.73%) UNIX
7 15 (6.82%) Ubuntu
8 12 (5.45%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.55%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.18%) CentOS
12 3 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.36%) Debian
13 2 (0.91%) Solaris
13 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.73%) Project Management
2 23 (10.45%) ITIL
3 22 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.55%) Network Management
5 12 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.09%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (3.64%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.18%) DevOps
10 6 (2.73%) Network Design
10 6 (2.73%) Information Security
11 5 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (1.82%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (1.82%) Change Management
12 4 (1.82%) ERP
12 4 (1.82%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (1.82%) WAN Optimisation
12 4 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (1.36%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (1.36%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.64%) SQL
2 11 (5.00%) Python
3 9 (4.09%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.73%) Perl
6 5 (2.27%) Ruby
7 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.82%) Java
7 4 (1.82%) VB
7 4 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.36%) C
9 2 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) C++
10 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (28.18%) CCNA
3 56 (25.45%) CCNP
4 29 (13.18%) Degree
5 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (8.18%) MCSE
7 16 (7.27%) MCSA
8 14 (6.36%) Security Cleared
9 9 (4.09%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.64%) CCVP
11 5 (2.27%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.27%) CCDP
11 5 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.82%) MCP
13 3 (1.36%) CCSE
13 3 (1.36%) BC Cleared
13 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.36%) CCSA
13 3 (1.36%) MCITP
14 2 (0.91%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 75 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 41 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.45%) Firmware
5 7 (3.18%) vSphere
6 5 (2.27%) Xen
6 5 (2.27%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.36%) XenApp
8 2 (0.91%) KVM
8 2 (0.91%) iptables
9 1 (0.45%) oVirt
9 1 (0.45%) XenServer
9 1 (0.45%) Varnish
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.45%) Openswan
9 1 (0.45%) Postfix
9 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (7.27%) Nagios
1 16 (7.27%) Cacti
2 13 (5.91%) OpenNMS
2 13 (5.91%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (4.09%) SCCM
4 8 (3.64%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (2.73%) Puppet
5 6 (2.73%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.82%) SCOM
8 3 (1.36%) Ansible
9 2 (0.91%) Salt
9 2 (0.91%) Kibana
9 2 (0.91%) yum
10 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 125 (56.82%) Cisco
2 67 (30.45%) VMware
3 55 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (10.45%) HP
5 21 (9.55%) F5
6 18 (8.18%) Citrix
7 17 (7.73%) CheckPoint
8 15 (6.82%) Red Hat
9 12 (5.45%) Meraki
10 11 (5.00%) Juniper
11 9 (4.09%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.18%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (3.18%) Veeam
12 7 (3.18%) NetApp
13 6 (2.73%) Symantec
13 6 (2.73%) Red Gate
14 4 (1.82%) Avaya
14 4 (1.82%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.82%) Atlassian
15 3 (1.36%) WatchGuard
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