The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 96 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.079% - 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% - 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Windows Systems Administrator
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) New Relic
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Communications Security
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) EMCIE
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Communications Security
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) EMCIE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) New Relic
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Polycom
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware