Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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

IT Administrator
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 317 357
Rank change year-on-year -16 +40 +72
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 27 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 16
City of London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% +31.31%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £59,375
Central London median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% +30.00%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,593 9,720 12,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 95.87% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9,395 8,830 11,670
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured IT Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018, IT Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Law
6 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (18.52%) GDPR
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 4 (14.81%) SAN
7 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) SIEM
7 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
8 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (11.11%) Mac OS

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) G Suite
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) Skype
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Essbase
2 1 (3.70%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Equities
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
4 3 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) SIEM
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CISA
1 3 (11.11%) CISM
1 3 (11.11%) CISSP
1 3 (11.11%) SSCP
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) GDPR
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) RHEV
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Apple
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Concur
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (3.70%) Dell KACE
4 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam
4 1 (3.70%) Zscaler