The table below looks at the statistics for the Network 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 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 210 208 194
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 11 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Average salary £31,500 £27,850 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.10% -14.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £27,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.92%
Network 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
5367 5205 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.99% 95.43% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4474 4311 4391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Network Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Network Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Network Administrator Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Network Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Administrator across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Network Administrator Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Network 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 Network Administrator within the West Midlands region 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
(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 - 6 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +12 5 £28,500 +5.55%
Network Administrator
England

Network Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) HP
3 11 (64.71%) VLAN
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) VoIP
6 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
7 7 (41.18%) DNS
7 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 7 (41.18%) SAN
8 6 (35.29%) Citrix
8 6 (35.29%) LAN
8 6 (35.29%) WAN
8 6 (35.29%) VPN
8 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
8 6 (35.29%) Wireless
8 6 (35.29%) MPLS
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) MCSA
10 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) Zimbra
4 1 (5.88%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) VLAN
3 9 (52.94%) VoIP
4 7 (41.18%) DNS
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) MPLS
5 6 (35.29%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) DHCP
8 1 (5.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCNP
1 10 (58.82%) CCNA
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) HP
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) WatchGuard
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (23.53%) Veeam
4 4 (23.53%) Red Gate
5 3 (17.65%) CA
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Sage
7 1 (5.88%) McAfee
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper