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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 774 851 757
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -94
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 93 76 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.071% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 64 89
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +28.78%
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
97791 106359 96064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81633 88141 80748
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +35 34 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +24 15 £30,000 -36.84% 1
South East -4 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West +11 10 £22,000 -47.61%
South West -16 10 - -
East of England +3 9 £32,500 -40.90% 3
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands -2 1 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (60.25%) VMware
3 93 (57.76%) Active Directory
4 85 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (45.34%) Microsoft
6 66 (40.99%) PowerShell
7 64 (39.75%) Linux
8 62 (38.51%) DNS
9 56 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 55 (34.16%) IIS
11 52 (32.30%) Cisco
12 44 (27.33%) Citrix
13 43 (26.71%) MS Exchange
13 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (26.09%) Puppet
15 40 (24.84%) MS Excel
15 40 (24.84%) SQL Server
16 39 (24.22%) Red Hat
17 34 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 32 (19.88%) Windows 7
19 31 (19.25%) Perl
20 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
21 28 (17.39%) Configuration Management
21 28 (17.39%) Finance
21 28 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (16.15%) Firewall
23 25 (15.53%) Bash Shell
23 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
24 24 (14.91%) Release Management
24 24 (14.91%) SQL

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 55 (34.16%) IIS
2 43 (26.71%) MS Exchange
3 23 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (8.07%) Apache
5 10 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.35%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.24%) nginx
10 2 (1.24%) Lync
11 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (24.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.59%) Office 365
3 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.48%) GitHub
4 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 62 (38.51%) DNS
2 26 (16.15%) Firewall
3 20 (12.42%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (11.80%) SAN
4 19 (11.80%) TCP/IP
4 19 (11.80%) DHCP
5 10 (6.21%) NAS
6 8 (4.97%) VPN
6 8 (4.97%) HTTP
7 7 (4.35%) Internet
7 7 (4.35%) LAN
7 7 (4.35%) Network Security
8 6 (3.73%) WAN
8 6 (3.73%) SSL
9 5 (3.11%) VoIP
10 3 (1.86%) LDAP
10 3 (1.86%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.86%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.24%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.59%) MySQL
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.48%) Subversion
4 4 (2.48%) JIRA
5 3 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (17.39%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Legal
2 10 (6.21%) Games
3 6 (3.73%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.62%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.91%) .NET
2 7 (4.35%) Middleware
3 5 (3.11%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.48%) Web Services
5 3 (1.86%) COM
6 2 (1.24%) Memcached
7 1 (0.62%) LAMP
7 1 (0.62%) XML
7 1 (0.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.97%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.73%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.11%) Clustering
6 4 (2.48%) Replication
6 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.24%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.24%) BBC
7 2 (1.24%) Derivative
7 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.24%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.24%) iPad
8 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (39.75%) Linux
4 43 (26.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (19.88%) Windows 7
7 30 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (9.94%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.97%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.73%) Debian
10 6 (3.73%) CentOS
11 4 (2.48%) UNIX
11 4 (2.48%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.86%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.24%) Solaris
14 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 24 (14.91%) ITIL
2 24 (14.91%) Release Management
3 23 (14.29%) DevOps
4 19 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.94%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.83%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.73%) Change Management
7 6 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.73%) Open Source
8 5 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.11%) Patch Management
9 3 (1.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.86%) Kanban
9 3 (1.86%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.86%) Scrum
10 2 (1.24%) Information Security
10 2 (1.24%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.24%) Identity Management
10 2 (1.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.99%) PowerShell
2 31 (19.25%) Perl
3 25 (15.53%) Bash Shell
4 24 (14.91%) SQL
5 15 (9.32%) Python
6 6 (3.73%) Ruby
7 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.48%) Java
9 2 (1.24%) C
9 2 (1.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (14.29%) MCSE
3 22 (13.66%) Degree
4 15 (9.32%) MCSA
5 14 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.35%) MCITP
7 4 (2.48%) CCNA
7 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.86%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.24%) CCNP
9 2 (1.24%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (1.24%) MCP
9 2 (1.24%) CISSP
9 2 (1.24%) LPIC
10 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) VCP4
10 1 (0.62%) VCP5
10 1 (0.62%) CCA
10 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (57.76%) Active Directory
2 56 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.32%) XenApp
3 15 (9.32%) vSphere
4 14 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.73%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.11%) Varnish
7 4 (2.48%) Xen
8 3 (1.86%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.24%) NFS
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 42 (26.09%) Puppet
2 13 (8.07%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.83%) SCCM
3 11 (6.83%) Nagios
4 10 (6.21%) SCOM
5 8 (4.97%) Graphite
6 5 (3.11%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.48%) StatsD
7 4 (2.48%) logstash
8 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.24%) Cacti
8 2 (1.24%) Sysprep
8 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.62%) WSUS
9 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.62%) Netcool
9 1 (0.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 97 (60.25%) VMware
2 73 (45.34%) Microsoft
3 52 (32.30%) Cisco
4 44 (27.33%) Citrix
5 39 (24.22%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.45%) NetApp
6 12 (7.45%) IBM
7 11 (6.83%) Google
7 11 (6.83%) Riverbed
8 7 (4.35%) HP
9 6 (3.73%) EMC
9 6 (3.73%) Oracle
10 3 (1.86%) Apple
10 3 (1.86%) Intel
10 3 (1.86%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.86%) IronPort
10 3 (1.86%) Sophos
11 2 (1.24%) F5
11 2 (1.24%) Juniper
11 2 (1.24%) Compaq
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