The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 797 790 766
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 95 158 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 84 147 165
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +4.05%
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
86998 98052 105037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 73929 82173 85485
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +19 59 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South East -11 13 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Yorkshire +26 12 £35,000 +12.00%
East Midlands +20 10 £38,750 -13.88%
South West 0 1 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Windows Systems 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 England region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (77.23%) Windows Server
3 125 (61.88%) Active Directory
4 109 (53.96%) VMware
5 102 (50.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 87 (43.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (38.61%) PowerShell
9 76 (37.62%) Linux
10 73 (36.14%) SCCM
11 61 (30.20%) MS Exchange
12 53 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (24.26%) SAN
14 46 (22.77%) Finance
14 46 (22.77%) Citrix
15 45 (22.28%) IIS
16 43 (21.29%) SQL Server
16 43 (21.29%) DNS
16 43 (21.29%) Firewall
17 42 (20.79%) vSphere
18 41 (20.30%) Exchange Server 2010
19 38 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2013
19 38 (18.81%) Red Hat
19 38 (18.81%) Hyper-V
20 32 (15.84%) Cisco
20 32 (15.84%) SQL
21 30 (14.85%) Data Centre
22 27 (13.37%) Office 365
22 27 (13.37%) Windows 7
22 27 (13.37%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 61 (30.20%) MS Exchange
2 45 (22.28%) IIS
3 41 (20.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (6.93%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.94%) Apache
6 12 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (5.94%) SAS
7 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (3.96%) Skype for Business
9 7 (3.47%) JBoss
10 3 (1.49%) Confluence
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.50%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.50%) CMS
11 1 (0.50%) nginx
11 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.37%) Office 365
2 24 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.97%) Google Apps
4 6 (2.97%) IaaS
5 5 (2.48%) PaaS
6 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.49%) SaaS
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.99%) Route 53
7 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.26%) SAN
2 43 (21.29%) DNS
2 43 (21.29%) Firewall
3 25 (12.38%) DHCP
4 20 (9.90%) iSCSI
4 20 (9.90%) NAS
5 19 (9.41%) VPN
6 14 (6.93%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.94%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (5.94%) Internet
8 9 (4.46%) VoIP
9 7 (3.47%) LAN
9 7 (3.47%) SMTP
10 6 (2.97%) FTP
10 6 (2.97%) Wireless
11 5 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.48%) Network Security
11 5 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.97%) MySQL
5 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.49%) MS Access
6 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.50%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.50%) QlikView
8 1 (0.50%) Redis
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.50%) WinDbg
General
1 46 (22.77%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Banking
3 11 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.46%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.98%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Games
7 2 (0.99%) Back Office
7 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.44%) .NET
2 9 (4.46%) Web Services
3 5 (2.48%) LAMP
4 4 (1.98%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.99%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.50%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.41%) Clustering
2 19 (9.41%) Fat Client
2 19 (9.41%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.46%) Smartphone
4 8 (3.96%) PKI
5 7 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.97%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.48%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.48%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.98%) Replication
8 4 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.99%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.99%) iPad
10 2 (0.99%) iPhone
10 2 (0.99%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (77.23%) Windows Server
3 102 (50.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (43.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (37.62%) Linux
6 27 (13.37%) Windows 7
6 27 (13.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.94%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.46%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.96%) Unix
11 7 (3.47%) Solaris
12 6 (2.97%) CentOS
12 6 (2.97%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (2.48%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.99%) Android
16 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (6.93%) Analytics
2 13 (6.44%) DevOps
3 12 (5.94%) Business Analytics
3 12 (5.94%) Coaching
3 12 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (5.94%) Server Building
4 11 (5.45%) Problem Management
5 10 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (4.95%) ITIL
6 9 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (3.96%) Configuration Management
7 8 (3.96%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (3.96%) Security Patching
8 7 (3.47%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (2.97%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.97%) Migration
9 6 (2.97%) Service Management
9 6 (2.97%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.61%) PowerShell
2 32 (15.84%) SQL
3 10 (4.95%) VB
4 7 (3.47%) Python
4 7 (3.47%) VB6
5 5 (2.48%) Ruby
6 4 (1.98%) Java
6 4 (1.98%) Perl
7 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.49%) C#
7 3 (1.49%) PHP
7 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (7.43%) Degree
1 15 (7.43%) MCSE
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.44%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.96%) CCNA
3 8 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.47%) CCA
4 7 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.48%) MCSA
6 2 (0.99%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.97%) SLA
3 5 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.48%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 125 (61.88%) Active Directory
2 53 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (20.79%) vSphere
4 38 (18.81%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.96%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.48%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.98%) XenApp
9 3 (1.49%) Firmware
9 3 (1.49%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.99%) Docker
10 2 (0.99%) vCloud
10 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.99%) VMFS
10 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.50%) KVM
11 1 (0.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 73 (36.14%) SCCM
2 22 (10.89%) SCOM
3 12 (5.94%) Backup Exec
4 11 (5.45%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.95%) Puppet
6 8 (3.96%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.96%) WSUS
7 5 (2.48%) Rundeck
8 3 (1.49%) Ansible
8 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.99%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.99%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.99%) vMotion
10 1 (0.50%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.50%) Salt
10 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 109 (53.96%) VMware
2 101 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (22.77%) Citrix
4 38 (18.81%) Red Hat
5 32 (15.84%) Cisco
6 26 (12.87%) HP
7 25 (12.38%) NetApp
8 23 (11.39%) Dell
9 16 (7.92%) Veeam
10 14 (6.93%) EMC
10 14 (6.93%) SAP
11 12 (5.94%) Symantec
12 10 (4.95%) Avaya
12 10 (4.95%) CheckPoint
13 9 (4.46%) SonicWALL
14 8 (3.96%) Google
15 7 (3.47%) Apple
15 7 (3.47%) Fortinet
16 6 (2.97%) Juniper
16 6 (2.97%) Sophos
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