The median annual salary for a Network Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Network Administrator
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 863 855
Rank change year-on-year +59 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 86 69 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.073% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 61 106
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,350 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% -3.57%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Administrator in the UK

Network Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Network Administrator in the UK

Network Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Administrator over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Administrator in the UK

Network 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 Network Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +67 83 £37,500 +7.14% 9
London +44 27 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South East +50 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands +21 15 £29,500 -19.17%
East of England -5 11 £32,000 -1.53% 3
Warwickshire - 10 £29,500 -
Berkshire +32 8 £51,500 +58.46%
North West -42 7 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Hertfordshire 0 6 £32,000 -24.70% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £32,000 -
Hampshire +19 5 £31,500 -19.23% 1
Staffordshire - 5 - -
Tamworth - 5 - -
Warwick - 5 £26,500 -
South West -8 4 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Fareham - 4 £32,000 -
Hounslow - 4 £42,500 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £39,500 -
Peterborough -3 3 £45,500 +40.00%
Merseyside -10 3 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 3 £45,500 +46.77%
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
Wirral - 3 £30,000 -
Kent - 3 £37,500 -
Glasgow +5 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Dorset +4 2 - - 1
Scotland +1 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire 0 2 £24,500 +6.52%
Sittingbourne - 2 £37,500 -
Reading +23 1 £45,500 +40.00%

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Network 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 Network Administrator in the job title.

1 104 (60.12%) Windows
2 93 (53.76%) Firewall
3 84 (48.55%) Cisco
4 70 (40.46%) Windows Server
5 68 (39.31%) LAN
5 68 (39.31%) VMware
6 66 (38.15%) Active Directory
7 65 (37.57%) WAN
8 49 (28.32%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (27.75%) CCNA
10 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
11 46 (26.59%) Linux
12 44 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (23.12%) TCP/IP
14 39 (22.54%) DNS
15 37 (21.39%) Juniper
15 37 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (20.81%) VPN
16 36 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (18.50%) Network Security
18 31 (17.92%) Hyper-V
19 30 (17.34%) CCNP
20 29 (16.76%) SAN
21 27 (15.61%) Finance
21 27 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (15.03%) Microsoft Office
23 25 (14.45%) HP
23 25 (14.45%) Intrusion Detection
23 25 (14.45%) VLAN
24 24 (13.87%) ITIL

Network 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 24 (13.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.20%) CMS
2 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.47%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.58%) nginx
5 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) Zimbra
Applications
1 26 (15.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.51%) Office 365
3 8 (4.62%) SaaS
4 5 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.73%) IaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.58%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (53.76%) Firewall
2 68 (39.31%) LAN
3 65 (37.57%) WAN
4 40 (23.12%) TCP/IP
5 39 (22.54%) DNS
6 36 (20.81%) VPN
7 32 (18.50%) Network Security
8 29 (16.76%) SAN
9 25 (14.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 25 (14.45%) VLAN
10 21 (12.14%) DHCP
10 21 (12.14%) Internet
11 20 (11.56%) Wireless
12 19 (10.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (10.40%) BGP
14 16 (9.25%) MPLS
14 16 (9.25%) NAS
15 15 (8.67%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (7.51%) HTTP
16 13 (7.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) MySQL
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 14 (8.09%) Back Office
3 10 (5.78%) Legal
4 8 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.05%) Law
5 7 (4.05%) Marketing
6 6 (3.47%) Military
7 3 (1.73%) Banking
7 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) LAMP
2 8 (4.62%) POSIX
3 3 (1.73%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.58%) Kafka
4 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.05%) Fintech
3 7 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.31%) Clustering
5 4 (2.31%) iPad
6 3 (1.73%) Replication
7 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (60.12%) Windows
2 70 (40.46%) Windows Server
3 46 (26.59%) Linux
4 37 (21.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (10.40%) Windows 7
7 17 (9.83%) Unix
8 14 (8.09%) CentOS
9 13 (7.51%) Mac OS X
9 13 (7.51%) Ubuntu
9 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (6.94%) Debian
11 8 (4.62%) Windows 10
12 7 (4.05%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.47%) Fedora
14 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.58%) Android
15 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.87%) ITIL
2 19 (10.98%) Network Management
3 15 (8.67%) High Availability
4 14 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.36%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.78%) Security Management
7 9 (5.20%) Change Control
7 9 (5.20%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.62%) Benchmarking
8 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (4.62%) Network Security Management
8 8 (4.62%) Open Source
8 8 (4.62%) Security Testing
8 8 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.05%) Demand Generation
10 6 (3.47%) Adaptive Security
10 6 (3.47%) ITIL V3
10 6 (3.47%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.25%) Bash Shell
2 14 (8.09%) Python
3 11 (6.36%) Perl
4 10 (5.78%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.78%) SQL
5 9 (5.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 49 (28.32%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (27.75%) CCNA
3 30 (17.34%) CCNP
4 27 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (13.87%) MCSE
6 23 (13.29%) MCSA
7 9 (5.20%) Degree
8 8 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.05%) MCITP
9 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.89%) MCP
11 4 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.73%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.16%) CCIE
13 2 (1.16%) CISSP
13 2 (1.16%) MCSD
14 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.58%) GNVQ
14 1 (0.58%) HND
14 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) SLA
2 6 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.31%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (38.15%) Active Directory
2 44 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (17.92%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.94%) Firmware
5 8 (4.62%) NFS
5 8 (4.62%) XenApp
6 7 (4.05%) vSphere
7 4 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.16%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.58%) Docker
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (3.47%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (3.47%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (2.89%) Nagios
2 5 (2.89%) Puppet
2 5 (2.89%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.31%) Ansible
3 4 (2.31%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.31%) Salt
4 3 (1.73%) WSUS
5 2 (1.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.58%) DameWare
6 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) Kibana
6 1 (0.58%) logstash
6 1 (0.58%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.58%) SCCM
6 1 (0.58%) SCOM
6 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 84 (48.55%) Cisco
2 68 (39.31%) VMware
3 47 (27.17%) Microsoft
4 37 (21.39%) Juniper
5 25 (14.45%) HP
6 17 (9.83%) SolarWinds
7 15 (8.67%) Palo Alto
8 14 (8.09%) CheckPoint
9 12 (6.94%) Citrix
9 12 (6.94%) Riverbed
10 11 (6.36%) Dell
11 10 (5.78%) F5
11 10 (5.78%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.62%) ProCurve
13 6 (3.47%) Avaya
13 6 (3.47%) Xerox
14 5 (2.89%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.89%) Motorola
15 4 (2.31%) Apple
15 4 (2.31%) Forcepoint
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Marcus Evans Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago