The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Administrator
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 244 300
Rank change year-on-year +27 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 10 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 14
Median salary £40,000 £26,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.38% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,431
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4898 6124 9661
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 96.12% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4373 5586 8280
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured IT Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in the City of London

IT Administrator
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Administrator in the City of London.

Salary trend for IT Administrator in the City of London

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in the City of London

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) VoIP
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Legal
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) VLAN
8 3 (13.64%) SQL
8 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 3 (13.64%) DHCP
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco
8 3 (13.64%) SAN
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (9.09%) IPv4
9 2 (9.09%) CCNA

IT Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Dropbox
1 1 (4.55%) G Suite
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) VoIP
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) VLAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) IPv4
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) VPLS
4 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) CMDB
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.55%) Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Development
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Email Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Market Making
4 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Mitel
4 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Ubiquiti