The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 811 718 799
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 60 127 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.13% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 50 103 69
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+19.28% +6.06%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -73 33 £45,000 - 7
East of England +3 13 £55,000 +46.66%
South East -34 8 £35,500 +1.42%
South West - 5 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -41 1 £47,500 +72.72%
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (57.86%) VMware
3 89 (55.97%) Active Directory
4 82 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (45.91%) Microsoft
6 72 (45.28%) SQL Server
7 71 (44.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (40.25%) Linux
9 60 (37.74%) Firewall
10 56 (35.22%) IIS
11 48 (30.19%) MS Excel
12 42 (26.42%) Degree
13 40 (25.16%) DNS
14 35 (22.01%) SAN
14 35 (22.01%) PowerShell
15 33 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (18.87%) Windows 7
18 29 (18.24%) TCP/IP
19 28 (17.61%) HP
19 28 (17.61%) VMware ESX
20 27 (16.98%) MySQL
21 26 (16.35%) vSphere
22 25 (15.72%) SQL
22 25 (15.72%) Cisco
22 25 (15.72%) MS Exchange
23 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
24 23 (14.47%) .NET
25 22 (13.84%) Finance
26 21 (13.21%) VPN

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (35.22%) IIS
2 25 (15.72%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.55%) Apache
4 11 (6.92%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.66%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.14%) Lync
8 3 (1.89%) Jetty
8 3 (1.89%) Drupal
8 3 (1.89%) nginx
8 3 (1.89%) CMS
9 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.26%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.26%) WordPress
9 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) SaaS
1 9 (5.66%) Office 365
2 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (37.74%) Firewall
2 40 (25.16%) DNS
3 35 (22.01%) SAN
4 29 (18.24%) TCP/IP
5 21 (13.21%) VPN
6 20 (12.58%) VLAN
7 19 (11.95%) HTTP
8 17 (10.69%) VoIP
9 12 (7.55%) SMTP
10 11 (6.92%) IPsec
10 11 (6.92%) Network Security
11 10 (6.29%) DHCP
12 8 (5.03%) PPTP
12 8 (5.03%) H.323
12 8 (5.03%) ISDN
13 6 (3.77%) IPv4
14 5 (3.14%) LDAP
14 5 (3.14%) Internet
14 5 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (2.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.98%) MySQL
3 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.03%) Big Data
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.26%) Redis
8 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.14%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.26%) Hudson
2 2 (1.26%) Subversion
2 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Back Office
3 7 (4.40%) Banking
4 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.14%) Games
5 4 (2.52%) Legal
6 3 (1.89%) Advertising
6 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Retail
7 2 (1.26%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.47%) .NET
2 14 (8.81%) XML
3 12 (7.55%) HTML
4 7 (4.40%) Web Services
4 7 (4.40%) Middleware
5 4 (2.52%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.52%) LAMP
6 3 (1.89%) XSL
6 3 (1.89%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.63%) WAMP
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.40%) Clustering
3 5 (3.14%) Open Source
4 4 (2.52%) Kindle
4 4 (2.52%) LPAR
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.52%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.89%) PKI
6 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.26%) Wiki
7 1 (0.63%) EPoS
7 1 (0.63%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 159 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (40.25%) Linux
4 33 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (18.87%) Windows 7
6 24 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (8.81%) UNIX
8 10 (6.29%) CentOS
8 10 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.77%) Fedora
11 5 (3.14%) Debian
11 5 (3.14%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.52%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.52%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.52%) AIX
12 4 (2.52%) HPUX
12 4 (2.52%) Solaris
13 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.06%) ITIL
1 16 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (9.43%) Configuration Management
3 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
4 12 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.92%) DevOps
5 11 (6.92%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.03%) High Availability
7 8 (5.03%) DNA
8 7 (4.40%) Service Management
9 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.14%) ITSM
10 5 (3.14%) Data Security
10 5 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.14%) Project Planning
11 4 (2.52%) Software Deployment
11 4 (2.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.01%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.72%) SQL
3 9 (5.66%) Python
3 9 (5.66%) Ruby
4 8 (5.03%) Perl
5 6 (3.77%) Java
6 4 (2.52%) C#
6 4 (2.52%) PHP
7 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.89%) XPath
8 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.26%) VBScript
9 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (26.42%) Degree
2 31 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (11.95%) MCSE
4 9 (5.66%) MCITP
5 5 (3.14%) MCSA
5 5 (3.14%) CCNA
5 5 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.52%) RHCE
7 3 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 71 (44.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.61%) VMware ESX
4 26 (16.35%) vSphere
5 18 (11.32%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.03%) KVM
7 5 (3.14%) XenApp
7 5 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.89%) NFS
8 3 (1.89%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.89%) vCloud
9 2 (1.26%) pfSense
9 2 (1.26%) Xen
9 2 (1.26%) qmail
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (11.32%) Nagios
2 16 (10.06%) SCCM
3 15 (9.43%) Puppet
4 8 (5.03%) logstash
5 6 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.89%) SCOM
7 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.26%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.26%) Plesk
8 2 (1.26%) WSUS
9 1 (0.63%) MOM
9 1 (0.63%) Cacti
9 1 (0.63%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 92 (57.86%) VMware
2 73 (45.91%) Microsoft
3 28 (17.61%) HP
4 25 (15.72%) Cisco
5 20 (12.58%) Citrix
6 14 (8.81%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.92%) EMC
8 8 (5.03%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.40%) Dell
10 6 (3.77%) Riverbed
10 6 (3.77%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.14%) Brocade
12 4 (2.52%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.52%) Symantec
12 4 (2.52%) Avaya
13 3 (1.89%) Juniper
14 2 (1.26%) Sony
14 2 (1.26%) Apple
14 2 (1.26%) Oracle
14 2 (1.26%) SAP
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