The median annual salary for a Network Administrator was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 240 224
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Administrator 15 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.016% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.017% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 9
Median salary £29,500 £36,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.17% +15.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14%  

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 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 4660 4561
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 £24,050
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%  

Network Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Administrator in the West Midlands

Network Administrator
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Network Administrator in the West Midlands

Network Administrator
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Administrator in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Administrator in the West Midlands

Network 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 Network Administrator within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Warwickshire - 10 £29,500 -
Staffordshire - 5 - -
Network Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Network Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) Juniper
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) CCNA
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (51.61%) CCNP
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
5 14 (45.16%) Network Security
5 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
5 14 (45.16%) Network Management
6 13 (41.94%) HP
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
7 12 (38.71%) High Availability
8 11 (35.48%) Riverbed
8 11 (35.48%) DNS
8 11 (35.48%) LAN
8 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
9 10 (32.26%) VPN
9 10 (32.26%) VMware
10 9 (29.03%) VLAN
11 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
11 8 (25.81%) Network Security Management
11 8 (25.81%) Security Management
11 8 (25.81%) Back Office
11 8 (25.81%) NAS
11 8 (25.81%) iSCSI

Network 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 (16.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) Network Security
2 14 (45.16%) WAN
3 11 (35.48%) DNS
3 11 (35.48%) LAN
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 9 (29.03%) VLAN
6 8 (25.81%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
6 8 (25.81%) NAS
6 8 (25.81%) SAN
6 8 (25.81%) WLAN
7 6 (19.35%) SSL
8 5 (16.13%) DHCP
8 5 (16.13%) MPLS
8 5 (16.13%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (9.68%) DMVPN
9 3 (9.68%) IPsec
General
1 8 (25.81%) Back Office
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Network Management
2 12 (38.71%) High Availability
3 8 (25.81%) Benchmarking
3 8 (25.81%) Change Control
3 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
3 8 (25.81%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (25.81%) Network Security Management
3 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
3 8 (25.81%) Security Management
3 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (9.68%) Data Privacy
5 3 (9.68%) SIEM
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) CCNA
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (51.61%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.81%) Firmware
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) Juniper
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) HP
5 11 (35.48%) Riverbed
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) Palo Alto
7 8 (25.81%) ProCurve
8 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
9 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
9 5 (16.13%) Motorola
10 1 (3.23%) NEC
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle