The median annual salary for a IT Administrator was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

IT Administrator
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 660 757 736
Rank change year-on-year +97 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 194 194 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 166 159 191
Median salary £28,750 £27,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +5.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year - +5.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in the UK

IT Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Administrator in the UK

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in the UK

IT Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +65 177 £28,875 +5.96% 19
London +37 51 £34,000 +25.92% 6
South East +70 42 £30,000 +16.50% 4
South West +40 24 £23,500 -10.47% 1
East Midlands +25 20 £27,500 +40.12% 1
East of England +38 19 £22,102 -39.03% 2
Northamptonshire +34 15 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Hampshire +27 14 £33,750 +35.00% 1
City of London +40 13 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Exeter - 12 £28,750 - 1
Devon - 12 £28,750 - 1
Surrey +53 11 £33,000 +32.00%
West Midlands +32 11 £29,500 +15.68% 3
Northampton +31 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Hertfordshire +21 10 £22,102 -41.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 8 £29,500 -21.33% 1
West End of London +18 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Yorkshire +19 7 £27,750 +15.62% 1
Watford - 7 £22,102 -
Oxfordshire +4 6 £30,000 - 1
Reading +40 5 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Berkshire +35 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Wiltshire +25 5 £21,000 -
Coventry +17 5 £29,000 - 1
Southampton +16 5 £37,500 +61.29%
Cambridge +7 5 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol -1 5 £22,500 +7.14%
Birmingham +22 4 £34,000 +70.00% 1
Scotland +15 4 £25,000 +35.13% 1
South Yorkshire +9 4 £27,500 +10.00% 1

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 214 (54.73%) Windows
2 172 (43.99%) Microsoft
3 157 (40.15%) Active Directory
4 140 (35.81%) Windows Server
5 97 (24.81%) MS Excel
6 96 (24.55%) Linux
7 94 (24.04%) MS Office
8 86 (21.99%) Finance
9 81 (20.72%) VMware
10 77 (19.69%) MS Exchange
11 74 (18.93%) SQL Server
12 69 (17.65%) Firewall
13 68 (17.39%) ITIL
13 68 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 66 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 62 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 58 (14.83%) DNS
16 58 (14.83%) Cisco
17 53 (13.55%) Degree
18 51 (13.04%) Windows 7
19 50 (12.79%) Hyper-V
20 43 (11.00%) SAN
21 41 (10.49%) SQL
21 41 (10.49%) DHCP
22 40 (10.23%) Internet
23 38 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (9.72%) LAN
24 35 (8.95%) Office 365
25 34 (8.70%) WAN
25 34 (8.70%) Citrix

IT Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 77 (19.69%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.91%) IIS
3 24 (6.14%) Apache
4 22 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (5.37%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.30%) CMS
9 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.28%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.26%) Site Server
12 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 97 (24.81%) MS Excel
2 94 (24.04%) MS Office
3 12 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) MS Project
5 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) InDesign
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Bankmaster
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.95%) Office 365
2 19 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.26%) G Suite
6 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (17.65%) Firewall
2 58 (14.83%) DNS
3 43 (11.00%) SAN
4 41 (10.49%) DHCP
5 40 (10.23%) Internet
6 38 (9.72%) LAN
7 34 (8.70%) WAN
8 30 (7.67%) TCP/IP
9 28 (7.16%) VPN
10 27 (6.91%) Network Security
11 23 (5.88%) VoIP
12 22 (5.63%) Wireless
13 16 (4.09%) VLAN
14 14 (3.58%) MPLS
15 10 (2.56%) Intranet
16 9 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (1.79%) Ethernet
17 7 (1.79%) HTTP
17 7 (1.79%) Skype
18 6 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.35%) MySQL
3 12 (3.07%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.77%) MS Access
7 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.26%) Power BI
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 86 (21.99%) Finance
2 21 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.09%) Marketing
4 15 (3.84%) Retail
5 14 (3.58%) Games
5 14 (3.58%) Legal
6 12 (3.07%) Law
6 12 (3.07%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.56%) Advertising
8 4 (1.02%) Banking
9 3 (0.77%) Billing
9 3 (0.77%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
10 2 (0.51%) International Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.81%) .NET
2 10 (2.56%) Web Services
3 6 (1.53%) HTML
3 6 (1.53%) LAMP
4 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.51%) Mason
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.26%) COM
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) EDI
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 26 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.79%) PKI
6 5 (1.28%) CMDB
6 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.28%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.28%) Social Media
6 5 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.02%) NHS
8 3 (0.77%) AS400
8 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.77%) Photography
8 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.51%) CCTV
9 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.26%) Handset
10 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 214 (54.73%) Windows
2 140 (35.81%) Windows Server
3 96 (24.55%) Linux
4 68 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 28 (7.16%) Windows 10
8 22 (5.63%) Mac OS X
9 21 (5.37%) Windows 8
10 18 (4.60%) Unix
11 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.56%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.05%) Debian
13 8 (2.05%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.05%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.53%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.53%) Solaris
15 5 (1.28%) VxWorks
16 4 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (17.39%) ITIL
2 31 (7.93%) Service Delivery
3 27 (6.91%) Time Management
4 26 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (6.39%) Project Management
6 24 (6.14%) CRM
7 23 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 22 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
9 21 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (5.12%) Asset Management
11 18 (4.60%) Change Management
11 18 (4.60%) Service Management
12 17 (4.35%) Information Security
13 15 (3.84%) ERP
13 15 (3.84%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (3.32%) Data Analysis
14 13 (3.32%) Load Balancing
15 12 (3.07%) ITSM
15 12 (3.07%) Open Source
16 11 (2.81%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.49%) SQL
2 21 (5.37%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.07%) Python
4 9 (2.30%) Perl
4 9 (2.30%) VB
4 9 (2.30%) VBScript
5 7 (1.79%) C#
6 6 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.28%) C
7 5 (1.28%) C++
8 4 (1.02%) PHP
9 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.77%) Java
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (13.55%) Degree
2 38 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (6.65%) CCNA
3 26 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.35%) MCSE
5 14 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.32%) MCSA
7 9 (2.30%) CISSP
7 9 (2.30%) MCP
8 8 (2.05%) CISM
8 8 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.79%) MCITP
10 6 (1.53%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.02%) CCNP
11 4 (1.02%) HND
12 3 (0.77%) MCDST
13 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.26%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.58%) SLA
2 11 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.30%) PMO
4 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.77%) QA
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.51%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) GPG13
7 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 157 (40.15%) Active Directory
2 62 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (12.79%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.12%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.81%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.81%) XenServer
6 8 (2.05%) Terminal Server
7 7 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.28%) XenApp
10 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.02%) vSphere
11 3 (0.77%) Firmware
11 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.51%) iptables
13 1 (0.26%) KVM
13 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (4.35%) SCOM
2 11 (2.81%) WSUS
3 7 (1.79%) Nessus
3 7 (1.79%) SCCM
4 6 (1.53%) Ansible
4 6 (1.53%) Puppet
5 5 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.02%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.02%) Malwarebytes
6 4 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.02%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.77%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.51%) Nagios
9 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 172 (43.99%) Microsoft
2 81 (20.72%) VMware
3 58 (14.83%) Cisco
4 34 (8.70%) Citrix
5 13 (3.32%) Apple
6 12 (3.07%) HP
7 9 (2.30%) Avaya
7 9 (2.30%) Mitel
7 9 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.05%) SAP
9 7 (1.79%) Dell
9 7 (1.79%) Juniper
9 7 (1.79%) WatchGuard
10 6 (1.53%) ProCurve
10 6 (1.53%) Qualys
10 6 (1.53%) Sage
11 5 (1.28%) Intel Security
11 5 (1.28%) Motorola
11 5 (1.28%) Oracle
11 5 (1.28%) Symantec
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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