Period
to 16 June 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 435 464 454
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 +114
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 78 78 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 71
South East median annual salary £28,500 £24,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £18,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £42,550 £42,750 £39,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £29,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.50% +9.09%

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 25,283 29,089 28,322
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 96.99% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20,641 24,338 23,631
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 +24 41 £29,250 +10.38% 4
Berkshire +39 33 £35,000 -6.67%
Hampshire +12 20 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Surrey +32 12 £34,000 +6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +36 4 £30,500 -35.79% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £24,000 +11.63% 1
East Sussex - 4 £27,750 -
West Sussex -37 1 £30,000 +36.36% 3
IT Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 26 (33.33%) Office 365
2 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 25 (32.05%) Windows Server
4 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
5 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
6 15 (19.23%) VPN
7 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 14 (17.95%) VMware
7 14 (17.95%) Windows 10
8 13 (16.67%) DNS
9 12 (15.38%) Legal
9 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
10 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (12.82%) DHCP
12 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (11.54%) Law
12 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
12 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared
13 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.26%) MCSA
13 8 (10.26%) ITIL
13 8 (10.26%) MCP
14 7 (8.97%) Cisco
14 7 (8.97%) Change Management

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 5 (6.41%) CMS
1 5 (6.41%) IBM Domino
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 26 (33.33%) Office 365
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.23%) VPN
3 13 (16.67%) DNS
4 10 (12.82%) DHCP
5 7 (8.97%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) LAN
9 1 (1.28%) SAN
9 1 (1.28%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.38%) Legal
2 9 (11.54%) Law
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
1 5 (6.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.41%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.28%) BYOD
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 25 (32.05%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.95%) Windows 10
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.41%) Android
9 4 (5.13%) Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
2 8 (10.26%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.97%) Change Management
3 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery Management
4 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (7.69%) Service Management
5 5 (6.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (6.41%) Presales
5 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.41%) Project Management
5 5 (6.41%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.13%) Document Management
6 4 (5.13%) Information Security
6 4 (5.13%) Metadata Management
6 4 (5.13%) Statistics
6 4 (5.13%) Workflow
7 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.56%) C++
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.26%) MCP
3 8 (10.26%) MCSA
4 6 (7.69%) Degree
4 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) MCSE
6 4 (5.13%) A+ Certification
6 4 (5.13%) CCNA
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.85%) MCITP
8 2 (2.56%) HNC
8 2 (2.56%) HND
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) GDPR
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Firmware
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) AirWatch
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (6.41%) DameWare
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
1 14 (17.95%) VMware
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco
3 6 (7.69%) Lotus
4 5 (6.41%) Avaya
4 5 (6.41%) CA
4 5 (6.41%) NetApp
4 5 (6.41%) Polycom
5 4 (5.13%) Citrix
5 4 (5.13%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) Veeam
7 1 (1.28%) Dell
7 1 (1.28%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.28%) Remedy
7 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow