Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 January 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 West
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 309 313
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 15 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 34
South West median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +55.56%
10th Percentile £21,350 £21,250 £18,525
90th Percentile £41,500 £33,125 £40,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% -1.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,711 10,091 11,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.74% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8,019 8,487 9,481
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in the South West

IT Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IT Administrator in the South West

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in the South West

IT Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Cornwall -10 5 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Somerset +6 3 £37,001 +52.06% 1
Bristol -26 3 £30,500 +35.56% 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £32,750 +27.80%
Dorset -22 1 £23,500 +17.50% 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
IT Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 West region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
4 4 (26.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
4 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) G Suite
6 2 (13.33%) Office 365
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Nagios
6 2 (13.33%) Google
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall

IT Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) G Suite
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) OpenVPN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Samba
3 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Dell KACE
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) Snow
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos