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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Administrator
Rank 795 864 750
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -114
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 101 68 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.061% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89 54 122
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +85 97 £37,500 +12.78% 16
London +62 55 £42,500 +13.33% 6
City of London +57 12 £45,000 - 2
South East +9 12 £36,000 +2.85% 5
East Midlands - 10 £35,000 - 1
North West +1 6 £26,500 -18.46% 1
West Midlands 0 6 £28,550 -12.15%
Staffordshire - 5 £28,550 -
Oxfordshire +18 4 £36,000 -10.00%
Manchester +5 4 £27,000 -16.92%
South West -5 4 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Lincoln - 4 £26,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £26,500 -
East of England +25 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bristol -4 3 £36,000 +10.76%
Tamworth - 3 £28,550 -
Nottingham - 3 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +28 2 £26,250 -47.50% 1
Basingstoke +23 2 £50,000 +92.30%
Hampshire +2 2 £50,000 +92.30% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 - -
Milton Keynes -19 2 - -
Cannock - 2 £31,500 -
Derby - 2 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £35,000 -
Essex - 2 £41,250 -
North Yorkshire +11 1 £26,000 -3.70%
Glasgow +8 1 £22,500 -55.00%
Kent +5 1 £23,000 -45.88% 1

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 101 (50.50%) Windows
2 100 (50.00%) Cisco
3 94 (47.00%) Firewall
4 69 (34.50%) Active Directory
4 69 (34.50%) Microsoft
5 67 (33.50%) Linux
5 67 (33.50%) VMware
6 66 (33.00%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (28.50%) MS Exchange
8 56 (28.00%) DNS
9 48 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (22.00%) CCNA
11 43 (21.50%) TCP/IP
12 42 (21.00%) Network Security
13 39 (19.50%) WAN
14 38 (19.00%) CCNP
14 38 (19.00%) SQL Server
15 36 (18.00%) Finance
16 35 (17.50%) DHCP
16 35 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (17.00%) VPN
18 31 (15.50%) MS Excel
19 30 (15.00%) LAN
19 30 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
20 28 (14.00%) VoIP
21 26 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 25 (12.50%) SAN
22 25 (12.50%) BGP
23 24 (12.00%) Ubuntu
23 24 (12.00%) Data Centre

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 57 (28.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.00%) Apache
4 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.50%) Lync
5 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.00%) IIS
7 3 (1.50%) nginx
8 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.50%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.50%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.50%) MS Visio
3 10 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 94 (47.00%) Firewall
2 56 (28.00%) DNS
3 43 (21.50%) TCP/IP
4 42 (21.00%) Network Security
5 39 (19.50%) WAN
6 35 (17.50%) DHCP
7 34 (17.00%) VPN
8 30 (15.00%) LAN
8 30 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (14.00%) VoIP
10 25 (12.50%) BGP
10 25 (12.50%) SAN
11 22 (11.00%) VLAN
11 22 (11.00%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (9.50%) Wireless
13 15 (7.50%) Internet
14 14 (7.00%) OSPF
15 13 (6.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (5.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.00%) MySQL
3 4 (2.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.50%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Subversion
1 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.00%) JIRA
2 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 36 (18.00%) Finance
2 9 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.50%) Back Office
3 7 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.00%) Retail
4 6 (3.00%) Marketing
5 4 (2.00%) Banking
6 3 (1.50%) Games
6 3 (1.50%) Law
6 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.50%) Web Services
2 4 (2.00%) .NET
2 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.50%) HTML
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
4 1 (0.50%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.50%) New Media
5 3 (1.50%) BBC
5 3 (1.50%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.00%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.00%) Statistics
6 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.00%) Handset
6 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
7 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (50.50%) Windows
2 67 (33.50%) Linux
3 35 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (12.00%) Ubuntu
6 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (8.00%) UNIX
8 8 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.00%) CentOS
9 7 (3.50%) Debian
10 6 (3.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.50%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.00%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.50%) Solaris
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.50%) ITIL
2 20 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (7.00%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (6.50%) Load Balancing
5 11 (5.50%) Project Management
5 11 (5.50%) Network Management
5 11 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (5.00%) Information Security
7 9 (4.50%) Change Management
8 8 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.50%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.50%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.50%) DevOps
10 6 (3.00%) Network Design
10 6 (3.00%) Migration
11 5 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.00%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (2.00%) Server Hardening
12 4 (2.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.50%) SQL
2 16 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (6.50%) Python
4 8 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.00%) Perl
4 8 (4.00%) PHP
5 6 (3.00%) Ruby
6 4 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.50%) VB
8 1 (0.50%) VBScript
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) Java
8 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (33.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (22.00%) CCNA
3 38 (19.00%) CCNP
4 13 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.50%) MCSE
7 10 (5.00%) MCSA
7 10 (5.00%) Degree
8 7 (3.50%) MCP
9 5 (2.50%) CCIE
9 5 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.00%) CCDP
11 3 (1.50%) MCITP
11 3 (1.50%) CCSA
11 3 (1.50%) CCSE
11 3 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.50%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.00%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.00%) SLA
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (34.50%) Active Directory
2 48 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.50%) vSphere
4 5 (2.50%) VMware Server
5 4 (2.00%) Openswan
5 4 (2.00%) Xen
6 3 (1.50%) XenApp
6 3 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.00%) KVM
7 2 (1.00%) XenServer
7 2 (1.00%) Postfix
7 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.50%) Samba
8 1 (0.50%) iptables
8 1 (0.50%) Varnish
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.00%) Nagios
1 12 (6.00%) Cacti
2 9 (4.50%) SCCM
3 7 (3.50%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.00%) OpenNMS
4 6 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.00%) Ganglia
6 3 (1.50%) SCOM
6 3 (1.50%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.00%) Puppet
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.50%) OpenView
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 100 (50.00%) Cisco
2 69 (34.50%) Microsoft
3 67 (33.50%) VMware
4 22 (11.00%) Citrix
5 17 (8.50%) HP
6 15 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.50%) F5
7 13 (6.50%) CheckPoint
8 11 (5.50%) Juniper
9 8 (4.00%) NetApp
10 7 (3.50%) Riverbed
10 7 (3.50%) LogRhythm
11 6 (3.00%) Symantec
11 6 (3.00%) Avaya
12 4 (2.00%) Splunk
13 3 (1.50%) CA
13 3 (1.50%) Aruba
13 3 (1.50%) WatchGuard
13 3 (1.50%) Oracle
14 2 (1.00%) Perforce
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Arbroath, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, training, gym mem
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Old Street, London, South East
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago