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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Administrator
Rank 814 813 755
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 88 71 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.065% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.068% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 57 139
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 November 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 27 November 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 -18 82 £40,000 +26.98% 10
London +20 32 £45,000 +5.26% 4
South East -22 19 £34,500 +2.57% 2
East of England -14 11 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -13 9 £33,000 -17.50% 1
West Midlands +2 8 £27,675 -4.56%
City of London +32 7 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -21 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -44 5 £37,500 +26.05% 2
Hampshire - 5 £27,500 - 1
South Wales +15 4 £30,500 +10.90%
Berkshire +10 4 £57,500 +79.68%
Wales +8 4 £30,500 +10.90%
South West -23 4 £30,250 -10.37%
Warwickshire - 4 £27,850 -
Windsor - 4 £57,500 -
Royston - 4 £40,000 - 1
Nuneaton - 4 £27,850 -
Cardiff - 4 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire -26 3 £37,500 +26.05%
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
Cannock - 3 £26,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £26,000 -
North West - 3 £30,000 -
Redhill - 2 £33,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £27,500 -
Dorking - 2 £32,500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £35,500 -

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 119 (55.35%) Firewall
2 109 (50.70%) Cisco
3 103 (47.91%) Windows
4 94 (43.72%) VMware
5 93 (43.26%) WAN
6 76 (35.35%) LAN
7 71 (33.02%) Active Directory
8 65 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
9 64 (29.77%) Microsoft
10 63 (29.30%) VPN
11 61 (28.37%) TCP/IP
12 59 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 58 (26.98%) MS Exchange
14 56 (26.05%) CCNA
15 48 (22.33%) SAN
15 48 (22.33%) DNS
15 48 (22.33%) Linux
16 44 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (20.00%) CCNP
18 42 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
19 41 (19.07%) MS Excel
20 39 (18.14%) Citrix
21 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
22 37 (17.21%) Network Security
23 36 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
24 35 (16.28%) VoIP
25 34 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
26 31 (14.42%) DHCP
27 29 (13.49%) Internet

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (5.58%) IIS
5 11 (5.12%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.33%) Apache
6 5 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.40%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) Lync
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (19.07%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.70%) MS Office
3 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.65%) Office 365
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (55.35%) Firewall
2 93 (43.26%) WAN
3 76 (35.35%) LAN
4 63 (29.30%) VPN
5 61 (28.37%) TCP/IP
6 48 (22.33%) DNS
6 48 (22.33%) SAN
7 42 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (17.21%) Network Security
9 35 (16.28%) VoIP
10 31 (14.42%) DHCP
11 29 (13.49%) Internet
12 22 (10.23%) VLAN
13 18 (8.37%) IPsec
13 18 (8.37%) WLAN
14 17 (7.91%) MPLS
14 17 (7.91%) Wireless
15 16 (7.44%) BGP
15 16 (7.44%) SSL
16 12 (5.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.05%) MySQL
3 11 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.33%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) JIRA
1 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.23%) Finance
2 10 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.65%) Billing
3 5 (2.33%) Back Office
4 4 (1.86%) Advertising
4 4 (1.86%) Banking
4 4 (1.86%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) French Language
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.40%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.93%) .NET
2 2 (0.93%) LAMP
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.33%) Replication
4 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.86%) SecurID
6 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.40%) IVR
7 2 (0.93%) Open Source
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Online Games
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 103 (47.91%) Windows
2 59 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (22.33%) Linux
4 36 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.70%) Windows 7
6 20 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.12%) SUSE
7 11 (5.12%) UNIX
8 10 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.33%) Android
10 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.86%) VMS
10 4 (1.86%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (1.86%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.40%) OpenBSD
11 3 (1.40%) Solaris
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.56%) ITIL
2 22 (10.23%) Load Balancing
3 16 (7.44%) Project Management
4 14 (6.51%) Configuration Management
4 14 (6.51%) Line Management
5 13 (6.05%) Network Management
5 13 (6.05%) Change Management
6 12 (5.58%) Service Management
7 11 (5.12%) Network Design
8 10 (4.65%) Migration
8 10 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 10 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.26%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (2.79%) Investment Management
12 5 (2.33%) Time Management
12 5 (2.33%) Validation
12 5 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (1.86%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (1.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.30%) SQL
2 12 (5.58%) PHP
3 7 (3.26%) Python
3 7 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.86%) Perl
4 4 (1.86%) C
4 4 (1.86%) Ruby
4 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.40%) R
5 3 (1.40%) VB
6 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) C++
7 1 (0.47%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (26.05%) CCNA
3 43 (20.00%) CCNP
4 34 (15.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (12.56%) Degree
6 26 (12.09%) MCSE
7 23 (10.70%) MCSA
8 22 (10.23%) MCP
9 14 (6.51%) CCIE
10 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.40%) CCDP
11 3 (1.40%) CCVP
12 2 (0.93%) MCITP
13 1 (0.47%) CCSE
13 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.47%) MCTS
13 1 (0.47%) CCENT
13 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.47%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.70%) SLA
2 8 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 71 (33.02%) Active Directory
2 44 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.37%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (5.58%) vSphere
6 7 (3.26%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.79%) XenApp
8 5 (2.33%) Xen
8 5 (2.33%) Firmware
8 5 (2.33%) KVM
9 4 (1.86%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.86%) Samba
9 4 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.93%) Postfix
10 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.47%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.47%) Squid
11 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.37%) Nagios
2 11 (5.12%) Puppet
3 7 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.79%) Cacti
4 6 (2.79%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.79%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (2.79%) RANCID
5 4 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.40%) SCCM
6 3 (1.40%) SCOM
6 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.47%) WSUS
7 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 109 (50.70%) Cisco
2 94 (43.72%) VMware
3 64 (29.77%) Microsoft
4 39 (18.14%) Citrix
5 19 (8.84%) HP
6 14 (6.51%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.51%) F5
7 12 (5.58%) Riverbed
8 10 (4.65%) Remedy
8 10 (4.65%) EMC
8 10 (4.65%) Veritas
9 8 (3.72%) Symantec
10 6 (2.79%) SonicWALL
10 6 (2.79%) NetApp
11 5 (2.33%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.33%) Veeam
12 4 (1.86%) McAfee
12 4 (1.86%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.86%) Mitel
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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