The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 202 212 218
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 7 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.036% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.038% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% +1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £41,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.17% +19.28%
Windows Systems Administrator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 5 £55,000 +54.92%
Newbury - 2 £37,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
South East

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Windows Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Workflow
7 4 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Altiris
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Linux

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Windows Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
1 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Netcool
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Altiris