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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Administrator
Rank 811 836 760
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 93 70 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.064% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.067% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 142
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,535 £25,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £29,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+10.92% +8.18%

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
106613 103834 110631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.68% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 88722 84404 95272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,430 £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 £38,500
% 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +22 87 £40,000 +31.14% 6
London +38 31 £47,500 +25.00% 2
South East -7 22 £36,000 +8.86% 2
East of England -16 14 £40,000 -11.11%
City of London +18 9 £46,250 -15.90% 1
Hertfordshire -10 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey -5 8 £33,000 -17.50%
Royston - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands -6 7 £27,450 -5.34%
Yorkshire -27 6 £37,500 +26.05% 1
Berkshire +7 5 £57,500 +79.68% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £27,500 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 -
Wales +14 4 £30,500 +10.90%
South Wales +10 4 £30,500 +10.90%
Staffordshire - 4 £26,000 -
Cannock - 4 £26,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £30,500 -
Middlesex +8 3 £52,500 +54.41%
West Yorkshire -20 3 £37,500 +26.05% 1
South West -20 3 £28,750 +15.00% 1
North West - 3 £30,000 -
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £27,850 -
Cheshire - 3 £30,000 -
Windsor - 3 £57,500 -
Nuneaton - 3 £27,850 -
York +9 2 £32,500 +8.33%
North Yorkshire +6 2 £32,500 +8.33%

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 124 (56.36%) Firewall
2 111 (50.45%) Cisco
3 95 (43.18%) Windows
3 95 (43.18%) VMware
4 90 (40.91%) WAN
5 71 (32.27%) LAN
6 69 (31.36%) Active Directory
7 67 (30.45%) Microsoft
8 65 (29.55%) VPN
8 65 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (27.73%) TCP/IP
10 57 (25.91%) CCNA
11 55 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (24.55%) DNS
13 52 (23.64%) MS Exchange
14 51 (23.18%) Linux
15 46 (20.91%) SAN
16 45 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (20.00%) CCNP
18 41 (18.64%) Network Security
19 40 (18.18%) MS Excel
19 40 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
20 38 (17.27%) SQL Server
20 38 (17.27%) Citrix
20 38 (17.27%) Hyper-V
21 35 (15.91%) VoIP
22 33 (15.00%) DHCP
23 32 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
25 29 (13.18%) Internet

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.00%) IIS
5 10 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.18%) Apache
8 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.91%) Lync
12 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.45%) nginx
12 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (10.45%) MS Office
3 7 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (56.36%) Firewall
2 90 (40.91%) WAN
3 71 (32.27%) LAN
4 65 (29.55%) VPN
5 61 (27.73%) TCP/IP
6 54 (24.55%) DNS
7 46 (20.91%) SAN
8 41 (18.64%) Network Security
9 40 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (15.91%) VoIP
11 33 (15.00%) DHCP
12 29 (13.18%) Internet
13 22 (10.00%) VLAN
14 20 (9.09%) WLAN
14 20 (9.09%) IPsec
15 19 (8.64%) SSL
15 19 (8.64%) BGP
16 17 (7.73%) MPLS
16 17 (7.73%) Wireless
17 15 (6.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.82%) MySQL
3 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.27%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.45%) DB2
9 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Subversion
2 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.91%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (10.45%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.09%) Billing
4 8 (3.64%) Back Office
5 5 (2.27%) Retail
6 4 (1.82%) Advertising
6 4 (1.82%) Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.91%) LAMP
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.18%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.27%) Replication
4 5 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.82%) IVR
5 4 (1.82%) SecurID
6 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.45%) Online Games
6 1 (0.45%) PKI
6 1 (0.45%) CCTV
6 1 (0.45%) Handset
6 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.45%) Open Source
6 1 (0.45%) Social Media
6 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 95 (43.18%) Windows
2 55 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (23.18%) Linux
4 32 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.00%) SUSE
7 11 (5.00%) UNIX
8 9 (4.09%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.18%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.27%) OpenBSD
10 5 (2.27%) Android
11 4 (1.82%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (1.82%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.82%) VMS
12 3 (1.36%) Debian
12 3 (1.36%) Solaris
12 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.73%) ITIL
2 24 (10.91%) Load Balancing
3 18 (8.18%) Project Management
4 16 (7.27%) Change Management
5 15 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (5.45%) Line Management
7 12 (5.45%) Network Management
7 12 (5.45%) Service Management
7 12 (5.45%) Migration
7 12 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (5.00%) ITIL V3
9 10 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.64%) Network Design
11 6 (2.73%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.27%) Validation
12 5 (2.27%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.27%) Investment Management
12 5 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.73%) SQL
2 14 (6.36%) PHP
3 9 (4.09%) Python
4 7 (3.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.73%) Perl
6 4 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.82%) Ruby
7 3 (1.36%) C
7 3 (1.36%) VB
7 3 (1.36%) R
8 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (25.91%) CCNA
3 44 (20.00%) CCNP
4 31 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (11.36%) MCSE
6 22 (10.00%) Degree
7 21 (9.55%) MCSA
7 21 (9.55%) MCP
8 15 (6.82%) CCIE
9 13 (5.91%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.36%) CCVP
10 3 (1.36%) CCDP
11 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.45%) MCTS
12 1 (0.45%) MCITP
12 1 (0.45%) CISA
12 1 (0.45%) CISM
12 1 (0.45%) CCDA
12 1 (0.45%) CISSP
12 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.36%) SLA
2 13 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (31.36%) Active Directory
2 45 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (17.27%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (6.36%) vSphere
6 7 (3.18%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.27%) Firmware
7 5 (2.27%) Xen
7 5 (2.27%) KVM
8 4 (1.82%) XenApp
8 4 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.82%) Samba
8 4 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.91%) Postfix
10 1 (0.45%) Squid
10 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.45%) NFS
10 1 (0.45%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.45%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 18 (8.18%) Nagios
2 11 (5.00%) Puppet
3 6 (2.73%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.73%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (2.73%) RANCID
3 6 (2.73%) Cacti
3 6 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.82%) SCCM
4 4 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.36%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) WSUS
6 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 111 (50.45%) Cisco
2 95 (43.18%) VMware
3 67 (30.45%) Microsoft
4 38 (17.27%) Citrix
5 19 (8.64%) HP
6 15 (6.82%) F5
7 13 (5.91%) CheckPoint
8 12 (5.45%) Riverbed
9 11 (5.00%) Remedy
10 10 (4.55%) EMC
11 8 (3.64%) Veritas
12 7 (3.18%) SonicWALL
12 7 (3.18%) Symantec
13 6 (2.73%) LogRhythm
13 6 (2.73%) Dell
13 6 (2.73%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.73%) NetApp
14 5 (2.27%) Bloomberg
15 4 (1.82%) McAfee
15 4 (1.82%) Clearswift
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