The median annual salary for a Network Administrator was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Administrator
UK
Rank 778 855 845
Rank change year-on-year +77 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 89 109 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 81 94 96
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +26.98%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 25 March 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 25 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 +70 86 £40,000 -5.88% 13
South East +85 40 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Midlands +43 17 £32,500 +4.83% 2
London +49 15 £45,000 - 3
Surrey - 14 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +36 12 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Guildford - 12 £40,000 - 1
Reading +36 10 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire +27 6 £33,250 -14.74%
North West -8 6 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Kent +25 4 £27,500 -
Birmingham +13 4 £27,500 +1.85% 1
East of England +12 4 £42,375 +36.69% 2
Cheshire +12 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Leamington Spa - 4 £40,000 -
Solihull - 4 £29,000 -
City of London +52 3 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Farnborough +6 3 £37,500 -3.84%
Bromsgrove - 3 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £39,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £47,250 - 2
South West +10 2 £28,500 +14.00% 2
East Midlands +8 2 £27,750 -38.33%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Merseyside +1 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £19,250 -
Studley - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £27,750 -
Wirral - 2 - -

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 112 (64.74%) Windows
2 87 (50.29%) Windows Server
3 75 (43.35%) Firewall
4 69 (39.88%) Cisco
5 66 (38.15%) Active Directory
6 52 (30.06%) VMware
6 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
7 51 (29.48%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (27.17%) WAN
8 47 (27.17%) Linux
8 47 (27.17%) LAN
9 43 (24.86%) TCP/IP
10 42 (24.28%) CCNA
11 41 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (21.97%) DNS
13 35 (20.23%) MS Office
13 35 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (18.50%) Data Centre
14 32 (18.50%) MS Exchange
15 31 (17.92%) VPN
16 30 (17.34%) Network Security
17 29 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (16.18%) CCNP
19 26 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (13.29%) MCSE
20 23 (13.29%) MCSA
21 22 (12.72%) Juniper
21 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (12.72%) Hyper-V
22 21 (12.14%) Internet

Network Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 32 (18.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.62%) Apache
5 7 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.73%) CMS
6 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 35 (20.23%) MS Office
2 13 (7.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.20%) Office 365
3 6 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (43.35%) Firewall
2 47 (27.17%) LAN
2 47 (27.17%) WAN
3 43 (24.86%) TCP/IP
4 38 (21.97%) DNS
5 31 (17.92%) VPN
6 30 (17.34%) Network Security
7 21 (12.14%) Internet
8 19 (10.98%) SAN
9 18 (10.40%) MPLS
9 18 (10.40%) Wireless
10 17 (9.83%) VoIP
11 14 (8.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (8.09%) SSL
12 12 (6.94%) NAS
13 10 (5.78%) DMVPN
13 10 (5.78%) VLAN
14 9 (5.20%) BGP
14 9 (5.20%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (4.62%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) MySQL
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (10.40%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Legal
3 11 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.47%) Law
5 4 (2.31%) Back Office
5 4 (2.31%) Marketing
6 3 (1.73%) Publishing
7 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) LAMP
2 3 (1.73%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.16%) POSIX
4 1 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.58%) Kafka
4 1 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.47%) iPad
2 6 (3.47%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.73%) Clustering
4 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Fintech
6 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
6 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 112 (64.74%) Windows
2 87 (50.29%) Windows Server
3 47 (27.17%) Linux
4 41 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (10.98%) Windows 7
8 16 (9.25%) Mac OS X
9 13 (7.51%) CentOS
9 13 (7.51%) Windows 10
10 9 (5.20%) Unix
11 5 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.73%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.58%) Android
13 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.25%) High Availability
2 13 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (5.78%) ITIL
4 9 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (5.20%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (3.47%) DevOps
5 6 (3.47%) Mentoring
5 6 (3.47%) Network Management
5 6 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (3.47%) Problem Management
5 6 (3.47%) SIEM
6 5 (2.89%) Change Control
6 5 (2.89%) Change Management
7 4 (2.31%) Benchmarking
7 4 (2.31%) Network Security Management
7 4 (2.31%) Security Management
7 4 (2.31%) Security Testing
8 3 (1.73%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.83%) Bash Shell
2 13 (7.51%) SQL
3 10 (5.78%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.62%) Perl
4 8 (4.62%) Python
5 7 (4.05%) VB
6 6 (3.47%) PHP
7 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.16%) C
9 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (29.48%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (24.28%) CCNA
3 29 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (16.18%) CCNP
5 23 (13.29%) MCSA
5 23 (13.29%) MCSE
6 7 (4.05%) Degree
7 6 (3.47%) CCVP
7 6 (3.47%) MCP
7 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.89%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.89%) MCITP
9 3 (1.73%) CCENT
9 3 (1.73%) CCSP
10 1 (0.58%) HND
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.58%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (38.15%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.78%) Firmware
5 7 (4.05%) NFS
5 7 (4.05%) vSphere
6 6 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.31%) XenApp
8 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.73%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.73%) Xen
8 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.16%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.58%) Docker
10 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.58%) Varnish
10 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) Nagios
2 6 (3.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.73%) WSUS
3 3 (1.73%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.58%) Kibana
5 1 (0.58%) logstash
5 1 (0.58%) Nessus
5 1 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (39.88%) Cisco
2 52 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 52 (30.06%) VMware
3 22 (12.72%) Juniper
4 18 (10.40%) HP
5 17 (9.83%) CheckPoint
6 15 (8.67%) Riverbed
7 13 (7.51%) Citrix
8 7 (4.05%) Dell
9 6 (3.47%) Avaya
9 6 (3.47%) F5
10 5 (2.89%) Oracle
11 4 (2.31%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.31%) ProCurve
11 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.31%) Sophos
12 3 (1.73%) Apple
12 3 (1.73%) SonicWALL
13 2 (1.16%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.16%) Wyse
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Pension, Bonus, New Offices
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chiswick
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Kings Lynn
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £49500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago