Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Network Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1019 1025 1004
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 147 178 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 122 160 242
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +11.11%

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 161572 172869 197438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130677 145836 165635
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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 -30 48 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South East +37 36 £42,500 -10.53% 2
East of England +18 23 £32,000 +16.36% 1
Midlands +17 16 £30,000 -17.24% 5
North of England +1 14 £30,500 +6.09% 1
West Midlands +5 11 - - 1
South West +9 10 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -20 10 £31,750 +5.83% 1
East Midlands +35 5 £30,000 +36.36% 4
Yorkshire +26 4 £24,000 +2.13%
Network Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 96 (65.31%) Firewall
2 76 (51.70%) WAN
3 75 (51.02%) Cisco
4 74 (50.34%) LAN
5 52 (35.37%) VPN
6 51 (34.69%) Windows
6 51 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (34.69%) VMware
7 48 (32.65%) TCP/IP
8 47 (31.97%) Linux
9 45 (30.61%) CCNA
10 39 (26.53%) DNS
11 38 (25.85%) VLAN
11 38 (25.85%) Windows Server
12 37 (25.17%) Intrusion Detection
13 35 (23.81%) BGP
13 35 (23.81%) Finance
14 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
15 31 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (20.41%) CCNP
16 30 (20.41%) DHCP
17 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
18 28 (19.05%) Degree
18 28 (19.05%) HTTP
18 28 (19.05%) OSPF
19 25 (17.01%) Juniper
19 25 (17.01%) SAN
19 25 (17.01%) Management Information System
19 25 (17.01%) Python
20 24 (16.33%) Perl

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 17 (11.56%) CMS
2 13 (8.84%) Apache
2 13 (8.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) Zimbra
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (7.48%) Office 365
2 5 (3.40%) IaaS
2 5 (3.40%) SaaS
3 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (65.31%) Firewall
2 76 (51.70%) WAN
3 74 (50.34%) LAN
4 52 (35.37%) VPN
5 48 (32.65%) TCP/IP
6 39 (26.53%) DNS
7 38 (25.85%) VLAN
8 37 (25.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 35 (23.81%) BGP
10 30 (20.41%) DHCP
11 28 (19.05%) HTTP
11 28 (19.05%) OSPF
12 25 (17.01%) SAN
13 23 (15.65%) FTP
13 23 (15.65%) Network Security
14 20 (13.61%) HTTPS
15 19 (12.93%) HSRP
16 18 (12.24%) Telnet
17 17 (11.56%) tcpdump
17 17 (11.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.12%) MySQL
2 9 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (23.81%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Back Office
2 16 (10.88%) Military
3 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.44%) Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Games
6 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) POSIX
2 4 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (2.72%) LAMP
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.44%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.08%) Fintech
7 4 (2.72%) Eurex
7 4 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.04%) NHS
8 3 (2.04%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.68%) Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.69%) Windows
2 47 (31.97%) Linux
3 38 (25.85%) Windows Server
4 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (13.61%) CentOS
5 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (12.24%) Debian
7 15 (10.20%) Ubuntu
8 13 (8.84%) Unix
8 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.44%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.72%) AIX
11 4 (2.72%) Fedora
11 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.72%) Solaris
11 4 (2.72%) SUSE
11 4 (2.72%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.56%) Data Encryption
1 17 (11.56%) Data Security
1 17 (11.56%) Network Optimisation
2 16 (10.88%) Document Management
3 15 (10.20%) DevOps
3 15 (10.20%) ITIL
3 15 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.80%) Network Management
5 9 (6.12%) Low Latency
5 9 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.76%) Hardware Maintenance
7 7 (4.76%) Service Management
8 6 (4.08%) High Availability
8 6 (4.08%) Project Management
8 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (3.40%) Time Management
10 4 (2.72%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.01%) Python
2 24 (16.33%) Perl
3 23 (15.65%) Bash Shell
4 17 (11.56%) SQL
5 15 (10.20%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.12%) Java
7 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.72%) Bourne shell
8 4 (2.72%) C-shell
8 4 (2.72%) Korn
8 4 (2.72%) PHP
9 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (30.61%) CCNA
3 30 (20.41%) CCNP
4 28 (19.05%) Degree
5 11 (7.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (6.80%) MCSE
6 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.44%) MCSA
8 5 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.72%) CCSP
9 4 (2.72%) RHCE
9 4 (2.72%) RHCSA
10 3 (2.04%) MCP
10 3 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.36%) CCIE
11 2 (1.36%) CISSP
11 2 (1.36%) MCSD
11 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.80%) vSphere
5 7 (4.76%) XenApp
6 6 (4.08%) NFS
7 5 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) Nagios
2 14 (9.52%) Ansible
2 14 (9.52%) Puppet
2 14 (9.52%) ZABBIX
3 10 (6.80%) Salt
4 5 (3.40%) Cacti
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.72%) OpenNMS
5 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.36%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.68%) DameWare
7 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.68%) Munin
7 1 (0.68%) Opsview
7 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (51.02%) Cisco
2 51 (34.69%) VMware
3 25 (17.01%) Juniper
4 22 (14.97%) Red Hat
5 17 (11.56%) Xerox
6 16 (10.88%) HP
7 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
8 14 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 11 (7.48%) F5
9 11 (7.48%) Fortinet
9 11 (7.48%) Motorola
10 10 (6.80%) SaltStack
11 9 (6.12%) Citrix
12 5 (3.40%) Palo Alto
13 4 (2.72%) Bloomberg
13 4 (2.72%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.72%) CQG
13 4 (2.72%) EccoWare
13 4 (2.72%) NYFIX
13 4 (2.72%) Reuters