Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

IT Administrator
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 440 469 540
Rank change year-on-year +29 +71 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 86 72 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 70 63 64
South East median annual salary £28,750 £32,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +2.36% +5.83%
10th Percentile £20,750 £25,000 £20,725
90th Percentile £43,875 £38,750 £42,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 27,889 27,876 34,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.70% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,167 23,247 28,917
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in the South East

IT Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IT Administrator in the South East

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator in the South East over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in the South East

IT Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Thames Valley +16 38 £35,000 +16.67% 4
West Sussex +18 22 £22,000 -37.14% 3
Berkshire +12 19 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Hampshire -5 15 £25,000 -26.47% 1
Oxfordshire -21 11 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +33 8 £34,250 - 1
Surrey +8 7 £32,000 -1.54%
Kent +14 2 £37,500 +17.19% 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
IT Administrator
England

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South East region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 52 (60.47%) Windows
2 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Office
5 26 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (29.07%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
7 20 (23.26%) Information Security
8 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
8 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
8 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (19.77%) VMware
10 16 (18.60%) Legal
11 15 (17.44%) MCSA
11 15 (17.44%) DNS
11 15 (17.44%) Office 365
12 14 (16.28%) Citrix
12 14 (16.28%) MCSE
12 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
13 13 (15.12%) DHCP
13 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (15.12%) Smartphone
13 13 (15.12%) Windows 10
13 13 (15.12%) LexisNexis
14 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (12.79%) ITIL
15 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
15 11 (12.79%) VPN
15 11 (12.79%) Degree

IT Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) Cloudflare
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) DHCP
3 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.79%) VPN
4 10 (11.63%) Firewall
5 9 (10.47%) LAN
5 9 (10.47%) WAN
6 7 (8.14%) Network Security
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.65%) Internet
7 4 (4.65%) Skype
8 2 (2.33%) HTTP
8 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.33%) Intranet
8 2 (2.33%) SAN
8 2 (2.33%) SMTP
8 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.33%) VoIP
9 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (18.60%) Legal
2 8 (9.30%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Finance
4 6 (6.98%) Automotive
4 6 (6.98%) Publishing
5 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Billing
6 2 (2.33%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
1 5 (5.81%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Smartphone
2 11 (12.79%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) CMDB
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (60.47%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
3 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.12%) Windows 10
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.47%) Linux
6 4 (4.65%) Android
6 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.33%) Debian
7 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.33%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.16%) Unix
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (23.26%) Information Security
3 11 (12.79%) ITIL
4 8 (9.30%) Document Management
4 8 (9.30%) Project Management
5 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (8.14%) Logistics
6 6 (6.98%) Metadata Management
7 5 (5.81%) ERP
7 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.81%) Workflow
8 3 (3.49%) Data Acquisition
8 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.49%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (2.33%) Accounts Payable
9 2 (2.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) C
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.33%) C++
3 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.44%) MCSA
3 14 (16.28%) MCSE
4 11 (12.79%) Degree
5 8 (9.30%) MCP
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.98%) MCITP
6 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.81%) CCNA
8 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.65%) GDPR
2 4 (4.65%) PSD2
3 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.33%) PMO
5 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.16%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) vCenter Server
2 3 (3.49%) SCOM
3 2 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.16%) Nessus
4 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.16%) SCSM
4 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 14 (16.28%) Citrix
4 13 (15.12%) LexisNexis
5 8 (9.30%) Cisco
6 5 (5.81%) Apple
6 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.49%) HP
7 3 (3.49%) Infor
7 3 (3.49%) Mitel
7 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.33%) CommVault
8 2 (2.33%) Dell
8 2 (2.33%) Freshdesk
8 2 (2.33%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.33%) New Relic
8 2 (2.33%) PagerDuty
8 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.33%) SAP
8 2 (2.33%) ShoreTel