Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 324 287
Rank change year-on-year +17 -37 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 21 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 28
West Midlands median annual salary £28,750 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.17% +4.13%
10th Percentile £20,625 £21,050 £19,525
90th Percentile £37,513 £33,500 £38,750
England median annual salary £32,000 £28,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull -1 7 £35,000 +44.33%
Coventry +16 5 £32,500 +28.71% 1
Birmingham +24 3 £27,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Warwickshire -2 1 £17,500 -44.44%
West Bromwich - 1 £21,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
IT Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Office 365
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (9.52%) PEAR
7 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 2 (9.52%) Gluster
7 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Resource Management

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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Drupal
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
1 2 (9.52%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP AFS
1 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Linode
3 2 (9.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) 3G
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) PEAR
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) LAMP
1 2 (9.52%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
1 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.52%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) ERP
2 2 (9.52%) Health Informatics
2 2 (9.52%) Informatics
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
2 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
2 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (4.76%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Gluster
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
1 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Dell
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Samsung
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds