The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 235 216
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 12 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 8
Median salary £31,000 £26,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.09% -8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,431
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5022 5865 5572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.29% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4254 4605 4626
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in the West Midlands

IT Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IT Administrator in the West Midlands

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in the West Midlands

IT Administrator
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Coventry - 4 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £25,000 -
Birmingham +6 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Solihull -8 1 £26,500 +9.27%
Shropshire - 1 - -
IT Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 across the West Midlands region featuring IT Administrator in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Office 365
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) Vyatta
9 5 (23.81%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (23.81%) IBM Domino
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (23.81%) SMTP
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) SNMP
9 5 (23.81%) Lotus
10 4 (19.05%) Terminal Server
10 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (19.05%) IIS
10 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (19.05%) Change Management
10 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (19.05%) VyOS

IT Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (23.81%) IBM Domino
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Joomla!
5 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (23.81%) SMTP
2 5 (23.81%) SNMP
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) Intranet
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) 3G
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blog
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) VyOS
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (19.05%) Change Management
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Presales
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Case Management
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Terminal Server
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Lotus
2 5 (23.81%) Vyatta
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Sage
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.76%) Samsung
5 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
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