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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 806 839 706
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -133
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 75 64 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.059% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.062% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 70 55 117
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,200 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,300 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 37 £45,000 - 7
South East +21 22 £47,500 +33.80%
Yorkshire - 9 £30,000 -
North West - 3 £22,000 -
East of England -9 2 £39,000 -18.75%
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £41,000 -
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (64.24%) VMware
2 106 (64.24%) Active Directory
3 94 (56.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (44.24%) Microsoft
5 71 (43.03%) DNS
5 71 (43.03%) PowerShell
6 59 (35.76%) IIS
7 58 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (32.12%) Linux
9 52 (31.52%) Citrix
10 49 (29.70%) Cisco
11 48 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (24.24%) MS Exchange
13 39 (23.64%) SQL Server
14 38 (23.03%) TCP/IP
15 37 (22.42%) SQL
15 37 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 35 (21.21%) DHCP
16 35 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (20.61%) MS Excel
17 34 (20.61%) Red Hat
17 34 (20.61%) Finance
18 32 (19.39%) Puppet
19 31 (18.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 30 (18.18%) Windows 7
20 30 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (15.76%) ITIL
22 25 (15.15%) Degree
23 24 (14.55%) Perl

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 59 (35.76%) IIS
2 40 (24.24%) MS Exchange
3 23 (13.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (5.45%) Apache
6 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.42%) Lync
10 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.61%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (20.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.45%) Office 365
3 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.82%) GitHub
4 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 71 (43.03%) DNS
2 38 (23.03%) TCP/IP
3 35 (21.21%) DHCP
4 21 (12.73%) Firewall
5 18 (10.91%) SAN
5 18 (10.91%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (10.91%) Network Security
6 16 (9.70%) LAN
7 15 (9.09%) WAN
8 11 (6.67%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.85%) NAS
9 8 (4.85%) VPN
10 6 (3.64%) VoIP
11 3 (1.82%) HTTP
11 3 (1.82%) Internet
12 2 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.42%) MySQL
5 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.24%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.42%) Subversion
4 3 (1.82%) JIRA
4 3 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (20.61%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Games
3 10 (6.06%) Legal
4 5 (3.03%) Banking
5 3 (1.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.61%) Cantonese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.30%) .NET
2 9 (5.45%) Web Services
3 7 (4.24%) Middleware
4 5 (3.03%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.88%) Hedge funds
4 12 (7.27%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.24%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.64%) Clustering
6 6 (3.64%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.82%) BBC
8 3 (1.82%) Replication
8 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.21%) Online Games
9 2 (1.21%) Online Gambling
9 2 (1.21%) iPad
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 165 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (56.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (32.12%) Linux
4 48 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (18.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 15 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.64%) Debian
9 6 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.64%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.64%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.03%) CentOS
11 4 (2.42%) UNIX
12 1 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.76%) ITIL
2 23 (13.94%) Configuration Management
3 21 (12.73%) Release Management
4 18 (10.91%) DevOps
5 16 (9.70%) Load Balancing
6 14 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 10 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.24%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.64%) Workflow
10 6 (3.64%) Change Management
10 6 (3.64%) Data Analysis
10 6 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (3.03%) SIEM
11 5 (3.03%) Change Control
11 5 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.03%) Identity Management
11 5 (3.03%) Information Security
12 4 (2.42%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.03%) PowerShell
2 37 (22.42%) SQL
3 24 (14.55%) Perl
4 23 (13.94%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.67%) Python
6 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.21%) Java
9 1 (0.61%) C
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (22.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (15.15%) Degree
3 20 (12.12%) MCSE
4 14 (8.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (7.88%) A+ Certification
6 12 (7.27%) MCSA
7 11 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
7 11 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (5.45%) CCNA
8 9 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.03%) CISSP
9 5 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.42%) MCITP
11 2 (1.21%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (1.21%) LPIC
11 2 (1.21%) MCP
11 2 (1.21%) CCNP
12 1 (0.61%) CCA
12 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) SLA
3 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (64.24%) Active Directory
2 58 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (13.94%) vSphere
4 21 (12.73%) VMware ESX
5 14 (8.48%) XenApp
6 10 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.64%) Firmware
9 3 (1.82%) Xen
9 3 (1.82%) Varnish
10 2 (1.21%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.61%) XenServer
11 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (19.39%) Puppet
2 14 (8.48%) SCCM
3 11 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.85%) SCOM
4 8 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.24%) Graphite
5 7 (4.24%) WSUS
5 7 (4.24%) Nagios
6 4 (2.42%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.42%) logstash
6 4 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.82%) StatsD
8 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.61%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.61%) Netcool
8 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 106 (64.24%) VMware
2 73 (44.24%) Microsoft
3 52 (31.52%) Citrix
4 49 (29.70%) Cisco
5 34 (20.61%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.88%) HP
7 11 (6.67%) Altiris
7 11 (6.67%) Google
7 11 (6.67%) Riverbed
8 10 (6.06%) IBM
9 8 (4.85%) NetApp
10 5 (3.03%) Symantec
11 3 (1.82%) Sophos
12 2 (1.21%) Apple
12 2 (1.21%) EMC
13 1 (0.61%) Intel
13 1 (0.61%) Compaq
13 1 (0.61%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.61%) New Relic
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle
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