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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Administrator
Rank 768 782 814
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 131 128 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 97 96 57
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £27,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.92%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +19 123 £40,000 +23.07% 10
South East +22 47 £36,250 +39.42% 2
London -8 42 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Berkshire +32 23 £32,500 -43.47%
City of London +36 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -2 11 £31,500 +13.10%
Middlesex - 10 £50,000 -
North West +7 7 £25,000 -16.66%
South West -16 7 £18,000 -33.94%
Birmingham - 6 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +12 5 £28,500 +5.55%
Kent +5 5 £23,000 - 1
Wales -2 5 £27,500 +10.00%
North Wales - 5 £27,500 -
Gwynedd - 5 £27,500 -
Windsor +17 4 £32,500 -43.47%
Surrey +7 4 £31,500 +21.15% 1
Cumbria - 4 £15,684 -
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £42,500 +70.00%
East of England -4 3 £31,000 +3.33% 2
Oxford -10 3 £42,500 +70.00%
Tamworth - 3 £28,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £18,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £18,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £18,000 -
Cambridgeshire +20 2 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Cambridge +15 2 £31,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 2 £30,500 -18.66% 1
Yorkshire -9 2 £30,500 -18.66% 1

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 133 (58.33%) Cisco
2 123 (53.95%) Windows
3 107 (46.93%) Firewall
4 101 (44.30%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (36.40%) DNS
6 78 (34.21%) CCNA
6 78 (34.21%) Active Directory
7 77 (33.77%) WAN
7 77 (33.77%) VMware
8 75 (32.89%) Linux
9 66 (28.95%) VoIP
10 62 (27.19%) CCNP
11 60 (26.32%) LAN
12 58 (25.44%) VPN
13 54 (23.68%) MS Exchange
14 52 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
15 50 (21.93%) Internet
16 49 (21.49%) Microsoft
17 48 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
19 44 (19.30%) Data Centre
19 44 (19.30%) TCP/IP
19 44 (19.30%) DHCP
20 43 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (17.98%) Wireless
22 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 36 (15.79%) Project Management
24 33 (14.47%) BGP
25 32 (14.04%) SAN
25 32 (14.04%) MS Excel

Network Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.82%) Apache
4 10 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.51%) nginx
6 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.07%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.63%) Lync
8 5 (2.19%) IIS
9 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.32%) SAS
11 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.88%) Zimbra
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.88%) Confluence
11 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.44%) Site Server
12 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.19%) Office 365
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 107 (46.93%) Firewall
2 83 (36.40%) DNS
3 77 (33.77%) WAN
4 66 (28.95%) VoIP
5 60 (26.32%) LAN
6 58 (25.44%) VPN
7 52 (22.81%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (21.93%) Internet
9 44 (19.30%) TCP/IP
9 44 (19.30%) DHCP
10 41 (17.98%) Wireless
11 33 (14.47%) BGP
12 32 (14.04%) SAN
13 29 (12.72%) SSL
13 29 (12.72%) Network Security
14 28 (12.28%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (11.40%) VLAN
16 25 (10.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (9.21%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.02%) MySQL
3 10 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.88%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (0.88%) FishEye
4 2 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (11.84%) Finance
2 11 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.07%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.63%) Marketing
5 4 (1.75%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.09%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.51%) .NET
3 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.32%) Web Services
4 3 (1.32%) HTML
5 2 (0.88%) Lucene
5 2 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.44%) Django
6 1 (0.44%) FastCGI
6 1 (0.44%) Flash
6 1 (0.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.75%) BBC
5 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.75%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.32%) New Media
7 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) Handset
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Equities
8 1 (0.44%) PKI
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 123 (53.95%) Windows
2 75 (32.89%) Linux
3 48 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (7.02%) UNIX
7 15 (6.58%) Ubuntu
8 12 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 12 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 12 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.51%) CentOS
10 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.32%) Debian
11 3 (1.32%) VMS
12 2 (0.88%) Solaris
12 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.79%) Project Management
2 25 (10.96%) ITIL
3 24 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 24 (10.53%) Network Management
4 13 (5.70%) Configuration Management
5 11 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (3.51%) Asset Management
6 8 (3.51%) Network Design
7 7 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.07%) Open Source
8 6 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.63%) DevOps
8 6 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (1.75%) Server Building
9 4 (1.75%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (1.75%) ERP
9 4 (1.75%) Security Management
9 4 (1.75%) Migration
10 3 (1.32%) Information Security
10 3 (1.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.33%) SQL
2 15 (6.58%) Python
3 11 (4.82%) Bash Shell
4 9 (3.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.63%) Java
5 6 (2.63%) Perl
6 5 (2.19%) Ruby
7 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.75%) VB
7 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.32%) C
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (44.30%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (34.21%) CCNA
3 62 (27.19%) CCNP
4 32 (14.04%) Degree
5 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (8.33%) MCSE
7 18 (7.89%) MCSA
8 14 (6.14%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.82%) CCVP
10 9 (3.95%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.75%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.75%) MCP
12 3 (1.32%) MCITP
12 3 (1.32%) BC Cleared
12 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.88%) CCDA
13 2 (0.88%) CCDP
13 2 (0.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 78 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 43 (18.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.09%) Hyper-V
4 20 (8.77%) Firmware
5 8 (3.51%) vSphere
6 5 (2.19%) KVM
6 5 (2.19%) Xen
7 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.32%) XenApp
9 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.88%) oVirt
9 2 (0.88%) iptables
9 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.88%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.44%) Postfix
10 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.44%) Varnish
10 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (7.02%) Cacti
2 14 (6.14%) OpenNMS
2 14 (6.14%) Nagios
2 14 (6.14%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.26%) Puppet
4 11 (4.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (4.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (2.63%) HAProxy
6 5 (2.19%) SCCM
6 5 (2.19%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.75%) SCOM
7 4 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.32%) Ansible
8 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.88%) yum
9 2 (0.88%) Salt
9 2 (0.88%) Kibana
10 1 (0.44%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 133 (58.33%) Cisco
2 77 (33.77%) VMware
3 49 (21.49%) Microsoft
4 28 (12.28%) HP
5 22 (9.65%) F5
6 21 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 20 (8.77%) Citrix
8 19 (8.33%) Meraki
9 16 (7.02%) CheckPoint
10 11 (4.82%) Veeam
11 10 (4.39%) Riverbed
11 10 (4.39%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (4.39%) Juniper
12 9 (3.95%) Red Gate
13 8 (3.51%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.63%) WatchGuard
14 6 (2.63%) Symantec
15 4 (1.75%) Avaya
15 4 (1.75%) Atlassian
15 4 (1.75%) NetApp
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