The median annual salary for a IT Administrator was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Administrator
England / South East
Rank 352 421 405
Rank change year-on-year +69 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 43 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 44
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +16.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,180 £20,800 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,250 £27,767 £26,000
% change year-on-year -1.86% +6.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14278 18611 19980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.48% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11924 15869 16106
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +41 16 £33,750 +35.00% 2
Surrey +45 12 £33,000 +32.00%
Berkshire +28 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +5 5 £30,000 - 1
Kent - 3 £20,800 -
East Sussex +7 2 £23,000 -36.55%
IT Administrator
England

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 61 (64.89%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 40 (42.55%) Windows Server
4 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
5 34 (36.17%) MS Office
6 33 (35.11%) Linux
6 33 (35.11%) VMware
7 31 (32.98%) MS Exchange
8 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
9 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
9 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (20.21%) Citrix
11 18 (19.15%) Finance
11 18 (19.15%) Windows 7
12 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
12 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (13.83%) Cisco
13 13 (13.83%) Unix
14 12 (12.77%) SAN
14 12 (12.77%) Internet
14 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (12.77%) Office 365
14 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
15 11 (11.70%) Degree
15 11 (11.70%) ITIL
15 11 (11.70%) SQL
16 10 (10.64%) DNS
16 10 (10.64%) Network Security
16 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 31 (32.98%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.45%) CMS
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.32%) Apache
5 5 (5.32%) IIS
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (36.17%) MS Office
2 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
2 12 (12.77%) Internet
2 12 (12.77%) SAN
3 10 (10.64%) DNS
3 10 (10.64%) Network Security
4 9 (9.57%) DHCP
4 9 (9.57%) Firewall
5 7 (7.45%) LAN
5 7 (7.45%) VPN
6 6 (6.38%) WAN
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.13%) Skype
8 2 (2.13%) SSL
8 2 (2.13%) VoIP
9 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.06%) MPLS
9 1 (1.06%) VLAN
9 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (7.45%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.32%) MySQL
7 3 (3.19%) MS Access
7 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) German Language
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) LAMP
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.19%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.89%) Windows
2 40 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 33 (35.11%) Linux
4 18 (19.15%) Windows 7
5 13 (13.83%) Unix
6 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.57%) Windows 10
7 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.26%) VxWorks
9 3 (3.19%) CentOS
9 3 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.19%) Solaris
9 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.13%) VMS
11 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.70%) ITIL
2 8 (8.51%) Change Management
2 8 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (7.45%) Performance Management
3 7 (7.45%) Project Management
4 6 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.32%) Information Security
5 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.26%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.26%) Information Security Management
6 4 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.26%) Security Management
6 4 (4.26%) Web Development
6 4 (4.26%) Workflow
7 3 (3.19%) High Availability
7 3 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) VB
3 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.38%) Perl
4 6 (6.38%) Python
5 5 (5.32%) VBScript
6 4 (4.26%) C
6 4 (4.26%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.70%) Degree
3 9 (9.57%) CCNA
3 9 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) MCP
5 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.32%) MCSE
6 4 (4.26%) MCSA
7 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.19%) MCDST
8 1 (1.06%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.06%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) GPG13
2 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (4.26%) Terminal Server
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.26%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
6 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.19%) XenServer
7 2 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) Ansible
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
3 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.19%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.06%) Nessus
4 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.11%) VMware
3 19 (20.21%) Citrix
4 13 (13.83%) Cisco
5 6 (6.38%) Apple
5 6 (6.38%) Juniper
6 5 (5.32%) Motorola
6 5 (5.32%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (5.32%) Trapeze
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle
7 3 (3.19%) Sun
8 2 (2.13%) HP
8 2 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (1.06%) Capita
9 1 (1.06%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) Mitel
9 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.06%) Splunk
9 1 (1.06%) WatchGuard
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