The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Administrator
Rank 196 194 194
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 26 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 8
Average salary £27,850 £24,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.67% -26.86%
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £24,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+13.67% -10.90%
IT Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5472 5089 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.20% 95.69% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4699 4349 3805
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Administrator in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Administrator across the West Midlands region.

IT Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

IT Administrator Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IT Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -8 10 £33,625 +37.24% 1
Staffordshire -4 6 - -
Warwickshire +5 3 £27,850 +9.21% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £31,500 - 1
Coventry -12 2 £27,000 +17.39%
Walsall - 1 £20,000 -
IT Administrator
England

IT Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title.

1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 17 (45.95%) Network Security
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (40.54%) Firewall
7 13 (35.14%) Websense
7 13 (35.14%) Citrix
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
9 9 (24.32%) WAN
9 9 (24.32%) SLA
9 9 (24.32%) Linux
9 9 (24.32%) MCSE
9 9 (24.32%) LAN
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (21.62%) VMware
10 8 (21.62%) CCNA
11 7 (18.92%) VPN
11 7 (18.92%) DNS
11 7 (18.92%) IIS
11 7 (18.92%) MCP
12 6 (16.22%) UMTS
12 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
12 6 (16.22%) GPRS
12 6 (16.22%) ISDN
12 6 (16.22%) CCIE
12 6 (16.22%) CCNP
12 6 (16.22%) MPLS
12 6 (16.22%) Internet

IT Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Network Security
2 15 (40.54%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (24.32%) LAN
4 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 7 (18.92%) VPN
5 7 (18.92%) DNS
6 6 (16.22%) Internet
6 6 (16.22%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) GPRS
6 6 (16.22%) ISDN
6 6 (16.22%) UMTS
6 6 (16.22%) xDSL
6 6 (16.22%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (13.51%) VLAN
8 4 (10.81%) VoIP
8 4 (10.81%) DHCP
8 4 (10.81%) SAN
9 3 (8.11%) WLAN
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Handset
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.41%) SUSE
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (10.81%) Information Security
3 3 (8.11%) Network Design
3 3 (8.11%) SIEM
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) MCSE
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCNA
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.92%) MCP
4 6 (16.22%) CCIE
4 6 (16.22%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Citrix
2 13 (35.14%) Websense
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) WatchGuard
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) Acronis
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 29 days holidays, pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44999 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago