Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 328 343
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 34 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 18
South West median annual salary £22,500 £23,500 £27,017
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% -13.02% +5.95%
10th Percentile £16,625 £20,650 £19,000
90th Percentile £33,125 £28,771 £55,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -10.00%

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10211 10826 11765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.03% 97.11% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8530 9101 9831
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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
Devon +3 11 £23,500 -
Bristol -6 11 £22,500 -
Wiltshire +24 10 £21,000 -19.23%
Gloucestershire +4 2 £21,250 -15.00%
IT Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 West region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) Firewall
6 10 (29.41%) LAN
6 10 (29.41%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (26.47%) Time Management
8 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
8 8 (23.53%) Games
9 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (17.65%) Internet
10 6 (17.65%) Finance
10 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (14.71%) VLAN
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (14.71%) DHCP
11 5 (14.71%) DNS
12 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (11.76%) VMware
13 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
13 3 (8.82%) Network Security
13 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) LAN
2 10 (29.41%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) Internet
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) DNS
4 5 (14.71%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Games
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Time Management
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security Management
4 2 (5.88%) ISMS
4 2 (5.88%) Security Management
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Server Patching
5 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCSA
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (5.88%) MOS
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Lotus
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Dell KACE
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
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