The median annual salary for a Network Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Network Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 836 826
Rank change year-on-year +81 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 87 111 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 95
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £40,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year -5.62% +30.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Administrator in England

Network Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Network Administrator in England

Network Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Administrator in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Administrator in England

Network 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 Network Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +56 39 £40,000 -11.11% 3
London +54 16 £45,000 +2.85% 2
West Midlands +53 16 £35,250 +13.70% 2
North West -9 7 £27,500 -21.42%
East of England +7 4 £42,375 +36.69% 3
South West +25 3 £28,500 +14.00% 1
East Midlands +9 2 £27,750 -38.33%
Network Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Network 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 Network Administrator in the job title.

1 109 (64.88%) Windows
2 85 (50.60%) Windows Server
3 74 (44.05%) Firewall
4 68 (40.48%) Cisco
5 65 (38.69%) Active Directory
6 51 (30.36%) Microsoft
7 50 (29.76%) VMware
8 48 (28.57%) WAN
8 48 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (27.98%) LAN
10 44 (26.19%) Linux
11 43 (25.60%) TCP/IP
12 39 (23.21%) CCNA
12 39 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (22.02%) DNS
14 35 (20.83%) MS Office
14 35 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
15 32 (19.05%) VPN
16 30 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (17.86%) MS Exchange
16 30 (17.86%) Network Security
17 27 (16.07%) CCNP
18 25 (14.88%) MCSA
18 25 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (14.29%) MCSE
20 23 (13.69%) Hyper-V
21 22 (13.10%) Juniper
21 22 (13.10%) Internet
22 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Network 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 30 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.17%) Apache
4 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.79%) CMS
6 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.19%) IIS
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (20.83%) MS Office
2 12 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.95%) Office 365
3 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 74 (44.05%) Firewall
2 48 (28.57%) WAN
3 47 (27.98%) LAN
4 43 (25.60%) TCP/IP
5 37 (22.02%) DNS
6 32 (19.05%) VPN
7 30 (17.86%) Network Security
8 22 (13.10%) Internet
9 19 (11.31%) SAN
10 18 (10.71%) MPLS
10 18 (10.71%) Wireless
11 17 (10.12%) VoIP
12 14 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (8.33%) SSL
13 12 (7.14%) NAS
14 10 (5.95%) DMVPN
15 9 (5.36%) BGP
15 9 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (5.36%) VLAN
16 8 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (3.57%) MySQL
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (10.71%) Finance
2 13 (7.74%) Legal
3 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.57%) Law
5 5 (2.98%) Marketing
6 4 (2.38%) Back Office
7 3 (1.79%) Publishing
8 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) LAMP
2 3 (1.79%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.19%) POSIX
4 1 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.60%) Kafka
4 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.57%) iPad
2 6 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.79%) Clustering
4 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.19%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) Fintech
6 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.60%) PKI
6 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (64.88%) Windows
2 85 (50.60%) Windows Server
3 44 (26.19%) Linux
4 39 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (11.31%) Windows 7
8 16 (9.52%) Mac OS X
9 12 (7.14%) CentOS
9 12 (7.14%) Windows 10
10 9 (5.36%) Unix
11 5 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.19%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.19%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.60%) Android
13 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (10.12%) High Availability
2 14 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (5.36%) ITIL
4 7 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (3.57%) DevOps
5 6 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (3.57%) Network Management
5 6 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 6 (3.57%) SIEM
6 5 (2.98%) Change Control
6 5 (2.98%) Change Management
7 4 (2.38%) Benchmarking
7 4 (2.38%) Network Design
7 4 (2.38%) Network Security Management
7 4 (2.38%) Security Management
7 4 (2.38%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 12 (7.14%) SQL
3 11 (6.55%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.36%) Python
5 7 (4.17%) Perl
5 7 (4.17%) VB
6 5 (2.98%) PHP
7 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.19%) C
8 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (23.21%) CCNA
3 30 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (16.07%) CCNP
5 25 (14.88%) MCSA
6 24 (14.29%) MCSE
7 7 (4.17%) Degree
7 7 (4.17%) MCP
8 6 (3.57%) CCVP
8 6 (3.57%) MCITP
8 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.98%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.79%) CCENT
10 3 (1.79%) CCSP
11 2 (1.19%) MCSD
12 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (38.69%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.36%) Firmware
5 7 (4.17%) NFS
5 7 (4.17%) vSphere
6 5 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.38%) XenApp
8 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.79%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.79%) Xen
8 3 (1.79%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.19%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.60%) Docker
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.60%) Varnish
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (3.57%) Nagios
2 3 (1.79%) WSUS
2 3 (1.79%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.60%) Kibana
4 1 (0.60%) logstash
4 1 (0.60%) Nessus
4 1 (0.60%) Puppet
4 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (40.48%) Cisco
2 51 (30.36%) Microsoft
3 50 (29.76%) VMware
4 22 (13.10%) Juniper
5 18 (10.71%) HP
6 17 (10.12%) CheckPoint
7 15 (8.93%) Riverbed
8 13 (7.74%) Citrix
9 7 (4.17%) Dell
10 6 (3.57%) Avaya
11 5 (2.98%) F5
11 5 (2.98%) Oracle
12 4 (2.38%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.38%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.38%) Sophos
13 3 (1.79%) Apple
13 3 (1.79%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.19%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.19%) Brocade
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