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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 777 763 758
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 69 85 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.086% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 86
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,349 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +7.59%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
London +53 52 £50,500 +18.82% 10
East of England -4 5 £32,500 -18.75% 3
South East -30 5 £42,500 +10.38% 3
Yorkshire -14 4 £30,000 -25.00% 1
North West -11 2 £43,000 -4.44% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (55.22%) Active Directory
3 70 (52.24%) VMware
4 65 (48.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (47.01%) Microsoft
6 50 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (35.82%) Linux
8 47 (35.07%) DNS
9 38 (28.36%) MS Excel
9 38 (28.36%) PowerShell
10 37 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (26.12%) IIS
12 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (20.90%) SAN
13 28 (20.90%) Firewall
13 28 (20.90%) Degree
14 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
15 24 (17.91%) MS Exchange
15 24 (17.91%) Finance
16 23 (17.16%) Perl
17 22 (16.42%) Windows 7
17 22 (16.42%) DevOps
18 20 (14.93%) Puppet
19 19 (14.18%) Cisco
19 19 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013
20 18 (13.43%) Citrix
20 18 (13.43%) .NET
21 17 (12.69%) TCP/IP
22 16 (11.94%) SharePoint
23 15 (11.19%) Python

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 35 (26.12%) IIS
2 24 (17.91%) MS Exchange
3 19 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (11.94%) SharePoint
5 14 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (6.72%) Apache
8 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.49%) JBoss
10 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.49%) nginx
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (28.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (35.07%) DNS
2 28 (20.90%) SAN
2 28 (20.90%) Firewall
3 17 (12.69%) TCP/IP
4 12 (8.96%) SSL
5 11 (8.21%) DHCP
6 10 (7.46%) NAS
7 9 (6.72%) VPN
7 9 (6.72%) HTTP
8 7 (5.22%) Internet
9 5 (3.73%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.73%) Kerberos
9 5 (3.73%) FTP
9 5 (3.73%) LDAP
10 4 (2.99%) LAN
10 4 (2.99%) VoIP
10 4 (2.99%) WAN
10 4 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.24%) IMAP
11 3 (2.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.48%) MySQL
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.49%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.49%) Ant
2 2 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.49%) Maven
2 2 (1.49%) CruiseControl
2 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.49%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Automotive
4 4 (2.99%) Law
4 4 (2.99%) Marketing
5 3 (2.24%) French Language
5 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) .NET
2 6 (4.48%) Middleware
3 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 4 (2.99%) XML
4 3 (2.24%) LAMP
5 2 (1.49%) HTML
5 2 (1.49%) Memcached
6 1 (0.75%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.75%) XSL
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.75%) COM
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.97%) EqualLogic
4 5 (3.73%) Clustering
5 4 (2.99%) Replication
5 4 (2.99%) Open Source
5 4 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.49%) Derivative
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (48.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (37.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (35.82%) Linux
5 30 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (16.42%) Windows 7
7 12 (8.96%) Ubuntu
8 8 (5.97%) Windows NT
9 7 (5.22%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.48%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.73%) CentOS
12 2 (1.49%) Solaris
12 2 (1.49%) UNIX
12 2 (1.49%) Fedora
13 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.42%) DevOps
2 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce
3 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.22%) Load Balancing
4 7 (5.22%) Migration
5 6 (4.48%) ITIL
5 6 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.73%) Release Management
7 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
7 4 (2.99%) Change Management
7 4 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (2.99%) Web Development
8 3 (2.24%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.24%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.24%) Kanban
8 3 (2.24%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.24%) Scrum
9 2 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) PowerShell
2 23 (17.16%) Perl
3 15 (11.19%) Python
4 14 (10.45%) SQL
5 10 (7.46%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.97%) VBScript
6 8 (5.97%) Java
6 8 (5.97%) Ruby
7 6 (4.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.24%) C
9 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
10 1 (0.75%) C#
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (20.90%) Degree
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.97%) MCSE
4 5 (3.73%) VCP4
4 5 (3.73%) MCITP
5 3 (2.24%) MCSA
6 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.75%) VCP5
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) CCNA
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (55.22%) Active Directory
2 37 (27.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.46%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.22%) vSphere
5 7 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.99%) XenApp
7 2 (1.49%) NFS
7 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.49%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.49%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.49%) Varnish
8 1 (0.75%) Xen
8 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) Puppet
2 11 (8.21%) SCCM
3 9 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.97%) SCOM
4 8 (5.97%) BladeLogic
5 7 (5.22%) Tivoli
6 6 (4.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.99%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.99%) Nagios
7 4 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.24%) WSUS
9 2 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.49%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.49%) Cacti
9 2 (1.49%) Sysprep
9 2 (1.49%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.75%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.75%) Control-M
10 1 (0.75%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 70 (52.24%) VMware
2 63 (47.01%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.18%) Cisco
4 18 (13.43%) Citrix
5 15 (11.19%) EMC
5 15 (11.19%) HP
6 14 (10.45%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.21%) NetApp
8 9 (6.72%) Symantec
8 9 (6.72%) Oracle
9 8 (5.97%) Dell
10 7 (5.22%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.48%) Avaya
12 5 (3.73%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.73%) IronPort
12 5 (3.73%) Sophos
12 5 (3.73%) IBM
12 5 (3.73%) Intel
13 4 (2.99%) Websense
14 3 (2.24%) Veeam
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + healthcare + Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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