The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 823 714 797
Rank change year-on-year
-109 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 61 153 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.16% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 55 114 67
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £31,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100949 93805 104538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82529 78778 89901
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in England

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in England

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
London -43 39 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East of England -3 12 £44,000 +29.41% 3
South East -25 9 £35,000 - 2
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (58.87%) VMware
3 77 (54.61%) Active Directory
4 73 (51.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (48.23%) SQL Server
6 65 (46.10%) Linux
7 59 (41.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 58 (41.13%) Microsoft
9 56 (39.72%) IIS
10 51 (36.17%) Firewall
11 43 (30.50%) MS Excel
12 41 (29.08%) DNS
13 37 (26.24%) Degree
14 34 (24.11%) PowerShell
14 34 (24.11%) SAN
15 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (19.86%) Windows 7
16 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
16 28 (19.86%) SQL
17 25 (17.73%) MySQL
18 23 (16.31%) HP
18 23 (16.31%) Cisco
18 23 (16.31%) MS Exchange
18 23 (16.31%) VMware ESX
18 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (14.89%) Finance
19 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (14.18%) VPN
21 19 (13.48%) .NET
21 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 56 (39.72%) IIS
2 23 (16.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.09%) Apache
3 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.67%) Lync
5 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.26%) Jetty
6 6 (4.26%) nginx
7 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.71%) Drupal
9 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (30.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) SaaS
2 4 (2.84%) Office 365
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (36.17%) Firewall
2 41 (29.08%) DNS
3 34 (24.11%) SAN
4 28 (19.86%) TCP/IP
5 20 (14.18%) VPN
6 19 (13.48%) VLAN
7 18 (12.77%) HTTP
8 13 (9.22%) VoIP
9 12 (8.51%) SMTP
9 12 (8.51%) DHCP
10 11 (7.80%) Network Security
11 8 (5.67%) IPsec
11 8 (5.67%) PPTP
11 8 (5.67%) H.323
11 8 (5.67%) ISDN
12 6 (4.26%) IPv4
13 4 (2.84%) Internet
13 4 (2.84%) LAN
13 4 (2.84%) FTP
13 4 (2.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (48.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.73%) MySQL
3 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.67%) Big Data
5 6 (4.26%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.42%) Redis
9 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 21 (14.89%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Back Office
3 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Games
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.48%) .NET
2 15 (10.64%) XML
3 11 (7.80%) HTML
4 8 (5.67%) Middleware
5 4 (2.84%) LAMP
5 4 (2.84%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.84%) XSL
5 4 (2.84%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.71%) Web Services
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.71%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.26%) Open Source
4 5 (3.55%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.84%) Kindle
5 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.84%) LPAR
5 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.13%) Clustering
7 2 (1.42%) Wiki
8 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (51.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (46.10%) Linux
4 30 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.86%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.38%) UNIX
8 6 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.55%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.84%) Debian
10 4 (2.84%) CentOS
10 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.42%) Fedora
11 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.42%) Android
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.48%) DevOps
3 16 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (9.22%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (9.22%) Load Balancing
6 11 (7.80%) ITIL
6 11 (7.80%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (5.67%) Service Management
8 8 (5.67%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.67%) DNA
8 8 (5.67%) High Availability
9 5 (3.55%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.84%) Investment Management
10 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.84%) ITSM
10 4 (2.84%) Data Security
10 4 (2.84%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.11%) PowerShell
2 28 (19.86%) SQL
3 13 (9.22%) Python
3 13 (9.22%) Ruby
4 12 (8.51%) Perl
5 8 (5.67%) Java
6 5 (3.55%) C#
7 4 (2.84%) VBScript
7 4 (2.84%) XPath
8 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.42%) VB
8 2 (1.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) VBA
9 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (26.24%) Degree
2 21 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.80%) MCSE
4 6 (4.26%) MCSA
5 4 (2.84%) MCITP
6 3 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.42%) CCNA
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (54.61%) Active Directory
2 59 (41.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.31%) VMware ESX
4 18 (12.77%) vSphere
5 15 (10.64%) Hyper-V
6 11 (7.80%) KVM
7 5 (3.55%) XenApp
8 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.42%) pfSense
10 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.71%) qmail
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.71%) Xen
10 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) Nagios
2 17 (12.06%) SCCM
2 17 (12.06%) Puppet
3 9 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.67%) logstash
5 6 (4.26%) Check_MK
6 4 (2.84%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.13%) SCOM
7 3 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.42%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.42%) WSUS
9 1 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 83 (58.87%) VMware
2 58 (41.13%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.31%) HP
3 23 (16.31%) Cisco
4 18 (12.77%) Citrix
5 9 (6.38%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.96%) Riverbed
7 6 (4.26%) EMC
7 6 (4.26%) Juniper
8 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.55%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.55%) Symantec
8 5 (3.55%) Dell
9 4 (2.84%) Sony
9 4 (2.84%) Brocade
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle
10 3 (2.13%) SAP
11 2 (1.42%) NetApp
12 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.71%) Altiris
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