The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 767 790
Rank change year-on-year +33 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 155 173 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 144 143 185
UK median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
10th Percentile £21,825 £20,600 £19,750
90th Percentile £42,125 £45,400 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in the UK

IT Administrator
Top 9 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 29 June 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 +41 152 £30,000 +9.09% 25
UK excluding London +18 107 £30,000 +9.09% 19
London +17 47 £33,750 +16.37% 6
South East +67 46 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Midlands +8 19 £30,000 +13.20% 5
South West +7 14 £22,500 -4.25% 2
North of England -14 13 £39,750 +67.36% 1
East of England -32 13 £32,000 +14.28% 2
Wales +2 2 £25,750 -15.57%

IT Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 199 (56.86%) Windows
2 140 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 118 (33.71%) Microsoft
4 106 (30.29%) Windows Server
5 96 (27.43%) VMware
6 88 (25.14%) Linux
7 69 (19.71%) DNS
7 69 (19.71%) Finance
7 69 (19.71%) Degree
8 68 (19.43%) SQL Server
9 66 (18.86%) Microsoft Office
10 64 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 59 (16.86%) MS Exchange
12 58 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 54 (15.43%) Cisco
13 54 (15.43%) Firewall
14 52 (14.86%) DHCP
15 47 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
16 45 (12.86%) ITIL
17 40 (11.43%) SAN
18 39 (11.14%) LAN
18 39 (11.14%) WAN
18 39 (11.14%) Computer Science
19 38 (10.86%) Virtual Machines
20 37 (10.57%) Office 365
21 36 (10.29%) Windows 7
21 36 (10.29%) Telecoms
22 35 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 34 (9.71%) Hyper-V

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 59 (16.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.00%) CMS
3 14 (4.00%) IIS
4 13 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.29%) Apache
7 5 (1.43%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.14%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.57%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.57%) WordPress
11 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.29%) Zimbra
Applications
1 66 (18.86%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Bankmaster
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) iTrent
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.57%) Office 365
2 25 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.71%) IaaS
4 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.57%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.29%) G Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (19.71%) DNS
2 54 (15.43%) Firewall
3 52 (14.86%) DHCP
4 40 (11.43%) SAN
5 39 (11.14%) LAN
5 39 (11.14%) WAN
6 26 (7.43%) VPN
7 25 (7.14%) Internet
8 24 (6.86%) TCP/IP
9 23 (6.57%) VLAN
10 16 (4.57%) VoIP
11 14 (4.00%) Wireless
12 10 (2.86%) Network Security
13 9 (2.57%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (2.00%) FTP
15 7 (2.00%) HTTP
15 7 (2.00%) HTTPS
15 7 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (2.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.00%) MySQL
4 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) MS Access
6 1 (0.29%) Power BI
6 1 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.29%) QlikView
6 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (19.71%) Finance
2 36 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.71%) Marketing
4 14 (4.00%) Games
5 13 (3.71%) Back Office
6 12 (3.43%) Legal
7 11 (3.14%) Retail
8 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.00%) Military
10 4 (1.14%) Advertising
10 4 (1.14%) Banking
10 4 (1.14%) Law
11 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.86%) Billing
12 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.57%) German Language
12 2 (0.57%) International Banking
12 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.00%) POSIX
2 6 (1.71%) HTML
3 4 (1.14%) LAMP
4 3 (0.86%) .NET
4 3 (0.86%) Mason
5 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.57%) COM
5 2 (0.57%) Web Services
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.29%) EDI
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (11.14%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.14%) CMDB
5 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.14%) NHS
5 4 (1.14%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.14%) Social Media
6 3 (0.86%) Clustering
6 3 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.57%) CCTV
7 2 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.57%) iPad
7 2 (0.57%) iPhone
7 2 (0.57%) Photography
7 2 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 199 (56.86%) Windows
2 106 (30.29%) Windows Server
3 88 (25.14%) Linux
4 58 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (10.29%) Windows 7
6 25 (7.14%) VxWorks
7 23 (6.57%) Windows 10
8 14 (4.00%) Mac OS X
9 11 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.86%) Unix
11 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.71%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.43%) Android
13 5 (1.43%) CentOS
13 5 (1.43%) Debian
13 5 (1.43%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.14%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (12.86%) ITIL
2 29 (8.29%) Software Engineering
3 27 (7.71%) Software Testing
4 23 (6.57%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 19 (5.43%) Asset Management
6 19 (5.43%) Incident Management
6 19 (5.43%) Time Management
7 16 (4.57%) CRM
8 14 (4.00%) Change Management
8 14 (4.00%) Project Management
9 13 (3.71%) Service Management
9 13 (3.71%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (3.43%) Email Marketing
11 11 (3.14%) ERP
11 11 (3.14%) Information Security
11 11 (3.14%) Logistics
11 11 (3.14%) Matrix Management
11 11 (3.14%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.43%) SQL
2 27 (7.71%) C
3 25 (7.14%) C++
3 25 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 15 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.29%) Perl
5 8 (2.29%) Python
6 5 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.14%) PHP
7 4 (1.14%) VB
8 2 (0.57%) Delphi
8 2 (0.57%) VBA
8 2 (0.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.29%) AWK
9 1 (0.29%) C#
9 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (19.71%) Degree
2 35 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (8.86%) Security Cleared
4 26 (7.43%) DV Cleared
5 19 (5.43%) MCSA
6 9 (2.57%) CCNA
6 9 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.00%) MCP
7 7 (2.00%) MCSE
8 6 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.86%) HND
12 2 (0.57%) CISSP
12 2 (0.57%) MCDST
12 2 (0.57%) MOS
12 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.29%) CEH
13 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.29%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.86%) SLA
2 4 (1.14%) PMO
3 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.86%) QA
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.57%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) GPG13
5 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 140 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 64 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (10.86%) Virtual Machines
4 34 (9.71%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.86%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.57%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.57%) vSphere
8 8 (2.29%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.86%) Firmware
10 3 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.86%) XenServer
11 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.57%) iptables
11 2 (0.57%) XenApp
12 1 (0.29%) KVM
12 1 (0.29%) Snort
12 1 (0.29%) vCloud
12 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (7.71%) Ansible
2 12 (3.43%) SCOM
3 11 (3.14%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.43%) Puppet
5 4 (1.14%) SCCM
6 3 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.57%) Nagios
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.57%) WSUS
8 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.29%) Nessus
8 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 118 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 96 (27.43%) VMware
3 54 (15.43%) Cisco
4 22 (6.29%) Citrix
5 13 (3.71%) Apple
6 11 (3.14%) HP
7 9 (2.57%) Dell
8 7 (2.00%) Lotus
8 7 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.00%) SAP
8 7 (2.00%) Xerox
9 6 (1.71%) Meraki
9 6 (1.71%) Mitel
9 6 (1.71%) Veeam
10 5 (1.43%) Juniper
10 5 (1.43%) Sophos
10 5 (1.43%) Vyatta
11 4 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.14%) Remedy
11 4 (1.14%) ServiceNow
Worcester, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefiits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Marcus Evans Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £22,000.00 - £26,000.00
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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