Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

IT Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 837 868
Rank change year-on-year -15 +31 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 315 352 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 266 328 343
England median annual salary £32,250 £29,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.21% -1.69% -1.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £42,625 £47,500 £43,750
UK median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year +14.04% -3.39% -1.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160642 172382 198265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129864 145429 166431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in England

IT Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 110 £35,000 -2.78% 3
South East +40 68 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Midlands +43 43 £30,000 +25.00% 2
North of England +16 43 £28,500 +14.00% 3
East of England -17 34 £32,000 +15.32% 2
Yorkshire +36 27 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands +31 22 £30,000 +30.43% 1
West Midlands +24 21 £28,750 +4.55% 1
South West -11 17 £27,500 +16.40%
North West -4 15 £29,500 +18.00% 2
North East +7 2 £17,350 -
IT Administrator
UK

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 England region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 172 (54.60%) Windows
2 139 (44.13%) Microsoft
3 125 (39.68%) Active Directory
4 107 (33.97%) Windows Server
5 99 (31.43%) Finance
6 91 (28.89%) VMware
7 84 (26.67%) DNS
8 82 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 70 (22.22%) Linux
9 70 (22.22%) ITIL
10 67 (21.27%) VPN
11 61 (19.37%) DHCP
11 61 (19.37%) Degree
12 56 (17.78%) Windows 7
13 55 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 55 (17.46%) MS Exchange
13 55 (17.46%) Firewall
14 52 (16.51%) SQL Server
15 48 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
15 48 (15.24%) Office 365
16 47 (14.92%) Windows 10
17 45 (14.29%) Cisco
17 45 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 43 (13.65%) WAN
18 43 (13.65%) TCP/IP
19 39 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
20 37 (11.75%) LAN
21 34 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
22 33 (10.48%) SLA
22 33 (10.48%) SharePoint

IT Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 55 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.35%) CMS
4 13 (4.13%) IIS
5 12 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.54%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.59%) Apache
9 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.27%) nginx
10 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.63%) Drupal
11 2 (0.63%) WordPress
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.32%) Zimbra
Applications
1 48 (15.24%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP AFS
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.24%) Office 365
2 39 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.30%) IaaS
4 19 (6.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (5.40%) PaaS
6 16 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (1.90%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.95%) G Suite
8 3 (0.95%) SaaS
9 2 (0.63%) Linode
9 2 (0.63%) Yammer
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.32%) Route 53
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (26.67%) DNS
2 67 (21.27%) VPN
3 61 (19.37%) DHCP
4 55 (17.46%) Firewall
5 43 (13.65%) TCP/IP
5 43 (13.65%) WAN
6 37 (11.75%) LAN
7 30 (9.52%) VLAN
8 28 (8.89%) SAN
9 20 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (5.40%) BGP
10 17 (5.40%) FTP
10 17 (5.40%) HSRP
10 17 (5.40%) HTTP
10 17 (5.40%) HTTPS
10 17 (5.40%) OSPF
10 17 (5.40%) tcpdump
10 17 (5.40%) Telnet
10 17 (5.40%) Wireshark
11 13 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.54%) MySQL
4 3 (0.95%) Power BI
5 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.63%) MS Access
5 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.32%) DB2
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.63%) PEAR
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (31.43%) Finance
2 22 (6.98%) Back Office
3 18 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.08%) Military
5 11 (3.49%) Banking
5 11 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.54%) Marketing
6 8 (2.54%) Retail
7 6 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.95%) Games
8 3 (0.95%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.40%) POSIX
2 3 (0.95%) LAMP
3 2 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.63%) Mason
3 2 (0.63%) Middleware
3 2 (0.63%) ODBC
4 1 (0.32%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.32%) COM
4 1 (0.32%) Django
4 1 (0.32%) React
4 1 (0.32%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.22%) User Experience
6 6 (1.90%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.95%) CMDB
8 3 (0.95%) Replication
8 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.63%) Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.63%) Fintech
9 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.63%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.32%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.32%) EPoS
10 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 172 (54.60%) Windows
2 107 (33.97%) Windows Server
3 82 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (22.22%) Linux
5 56 (17.78%) Windows 7
6 55 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (14.92%) Windows 10
8 14 (4.44%) Unix
9 9 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.22%) CentOS
10 7 (2.22%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.22%) VxWorks
11 6 (1.90%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.59%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.95%) Debian
14 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.32%) Android
15 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.22%) ITIL
2 21 (6.67%) Data Security
3 19 (6.03%) Document Management
4 18 (5.71%) Quantitative Trading
5 17 (5.40%) CRM
5 17 (5.40%) Data Encryption
5 17 (5.40%) ERP
5 17 (5.40%) Network Optimisation
6 16 (5.08%) Project Management
7 15 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 15 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.44%) Internal Audit
8 14 (4.44%) Time Management
9 13 (4.13%) Information Security
9 13 (4.13%) Service Management
10 12 (3.81%) ITSM
11 10 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (3.17%) Incident Management
12 9 (2.86%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.54%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (9.84%) PowerShell
2 25 (7.94%) SQL
3 12 (3.81%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.49%) C
5 8 (2.54%) C++
6 7 (2.22%) Python
7 4 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.27%) Java
8 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.95%) PHP
9 2 (0.63%) Delphi
9 2 (0.63%) Perl
9 2 (0.63%) Ruby
9 2 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.32%) Groovy
10 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (19.37%) Degree
2 34 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.03%) MCSA
4 14 (4.44%) CISSP
5 12 (3.81%) MCSE
6 11 (3.49%) CISM
6 11 (3.49%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.17%) MCP
8 8 (2.54%) CCNA
8 8 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (1.90%) CLAS
10 6 (1.90%) MCTS
10 6 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.59%) CISA
11 5 (1.59%) MCITP
12 4 (1.27%) CRISC
12 4 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.48%) SLA
2 9 (2.86%) COBIT
3 8 (2.54%) GDPR
3 8 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.90%) PMO
5 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.95%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.95%) QA
7 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 125 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 45 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.90%) vSphere
7 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.95%) NFS
8 3 (0.95%) Samba
9 2 (0.63%) Docker
9 2 (0.63%) Gluster
9 2 (0.63%) iptables
9 2 (0.63%) XenApp
10 1 (0.32%) KVM
10 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.32%) Snort
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (6.35%) SCCM
2 14 (4.44%) Ansible
3 10 (3.17%) vCenter Server
4 7 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.90%) Puppet
5 6 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.59%) WSUS
7 4 (1.27%) Nagios
8 3 (0.95%) SCOM
9 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.32%) SCSM
10 1 (0.32%) Snorby
10 1 (0.32%) Suricata
Vendors
1 139 (44.13%) Microsoft
2 91 (28.89%) VMware
3 45 (14.29%) Cisco
4 21 (6.67%) Citrix
5 17 (5.40%) Xerox
6 13 (4.13%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.81%) HP
8 8 (2.54%) NetApp
9 7 (2.22%) Symantec
10 6 (1.90%) CyberArk
10 6 (1.90%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.59%) Avaya
11 5 (1.59%) EMC
11 5 (1.59%) Snow
11 5 (1.59%) Veeam
12 4 (1.27%) BMC
12 4 (1.27%) Meraki
13 3 (0.95%) LANDesk
13 3 (0.95%) Rockwell
13 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds