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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 816 724 764
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 61 154 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 52 112 87
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,750 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
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
99690 97976 104297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.56% 94.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83416 81352 90186
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -33 29 £47,500 +13.09% 9
South East -19 15 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East of England -37 5 £44,000 +27.53%
North West -14 4 £33,750 -25.00%
West Midlands -23 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire -55 3 £35,000 +42.85%
East Midlands +10 1 £29,000 +1.75%
South West -17 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (57.14%) VMware
3 67 (53.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
5 54 (42.86%) Linux
6 51 (40.48%) IIS
7 50 (39.68%) Microsoft
8 46 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
10 38 (30.16%) MS Excel
10 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (29.37%) DNS
12 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (26.19%) Firewall
14 29 (23.02%) SAN
14 29 (23.02%) SQL
14 29 (23.02%) DevOps
15 28 (22.22%) PowerShell
15 28 (22.22%) Degree
16 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
17 22 (17.46%) HP
18 21 (16.67%) Cisco
19 20 (15.87%) .NET
20 19 (15.08%) Finance
21 18 (14.29%) MS Exchange
21 18 (14.29%) Puppet
22 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
23 16 (12.70%) Hyper-V
24 15 (11.90%) Load Balancing
24 15 (11.90%) Perl

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 51 (40.48%) IIS
2 18 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.52%) Apache
4 8 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.76%) Jetty
5 6 (4.76%) nginx
5 6 (4.76%) Lync
5 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (30.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.37%) DNS
2 33 (26.19%) Firewall
3 29 (23.02%) SAN
4 24 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 9 (7.14%) VLAN
5 9 (7.14%) HTTP
6 8 (6.35%) NAS
7 7 (5.56%) Network Security
7 7 (5.56%) VPN
8 6 (4.76%) DHCP
8 6 (4.76%) FTP
9 5 (3.97%) SMTP
9 5 (3.97%) Internet
10 4 (3.17%) LAN
10 4 (3.17%) VoIP
10 4 (3.17%) WAN
10 4 (3.17%) SSL
10 4 (3.17%) IPv4
11 3 (2.38%) H.323
11 3 (2.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) MySQL
3 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.38%) Big Data
8 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.59%) Hudson
2 2 (1.59%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.59%) Ant
2 2 (1.59%) CruiseControl
2 2 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Advertising
4 4 (3.17%) Automotive
4 4 (3.17%) Legal
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) Back Office
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.87%) .NET
2 10 (7.94%) Middleware
3 9 (7.14%) XML
4 5 (3.97%) HTML
5 4 (3.17%) XSL
5 4 (3.17%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.38%) Web Services
6 3 (2.38%) LAMP
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.79%) WAMP
7 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.76%) Open Source
4 4 (3.17%) LPAR
4 4 (3.17%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) Clustering
5 3 (2.38%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (53.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (42.86%) Linux
4 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (26.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.35%) UNIX
8 7 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 7 (5.56%) Windows 2000
8 7 (5.56%) Windows NT
9 6 (4.76%) CentOS
10 5 (3.97%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.17%) Debian
11 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.79%) Fedora
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) DevOps
2 15 (11.90%) Load Balancing
3 14 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 11 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (6.35%) ITIL
9 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.17%) Service Management
10 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.17%) Validation
10 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.17%) Investment Management
10 4 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.17%) Web Development
11 3 (2.38%) Statistical Analysis
11 3 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.02%) SQL
2 28 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 15 (11.90%) Perl
4 13 (10.32%) Python
4 13 (10.32%) Ruby
5 9 (7.14%) VBScript
5 9 (7.14%) Java
6 5 (3.97%) PHP
7 4 (3.17%) XPath
7 4 (3.17%) C#
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.59%) VB
8 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (22.22%) Degree
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.56%) MCSE
4 3 (2.38%) CCNA
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 46 (36.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.70%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 13 (10.32%) vSphere
6 11 (8.73%) KVM
7 5 (3.97%) XenApp
8 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.38%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.59%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.59%) pfSense
10 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (14.29%) Puppet
2 11 (8.73%) Nagios
3 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.56%) SCCM
5 6 (4.76%) Check_MK
5 6 (4.76%) BladeLogic
6 3 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.38%) SCOM
6 3 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.38%) logstash
7 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.59%) WSUS
7 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 72 (57.14%) VMware
2 50 (39.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (17.46%) HP
4 21 (16.67%) Cisco
5 14 (11.11%) Citrix
6 10 (7.94%) Riverbed
7 8 (6.35%) EMC
8 6 (4.76%) Juniper
8 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.76%) Dell
8 6 (4.76%) Symantec
9 5 (3.97%) Oracle
10 4 (3.17%) IBM
10 4 (3.17%) Websense
10 4 (3.17%) Sony
10 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.38%) Intel
11 3 (2.38%) Avaya
12 2 (1.59%) BMC
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
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