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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 812 699 809
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 65 153 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 56 117 75
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,900 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 1 September 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 -47 40 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East of England -4 13 £48,000 +45.45% 4
South East -15 10 £35,500 +1.42% 1
South West - 2 - -
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (60.71%) VMware
3 77 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 70 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 63 (45.00%) Linux
7 60 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 60 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (38.57%) IIS
9 50 (35.71%) Firewall
10 43 (30.71%) MS Excel
11 41 (29.29%) DNS
12 38 (27.14%) Degree
13 34 (24.29%) PowerShell
14 33 (23.57%) SAN
15 28 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 28 (20.00%) SQL
15 28 (20.00%) Windows 7
16 27 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (17.86%) MySQL
18 23 (16.43%) HP
18 23 (16.43%) MS Exchange
18 23 (16.43%) VMware ESX
19 22 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (15.71%) Cisco
20 20 (14.29%) VPN
20 20 (14.29%) Citrix
20 20 (14.29%) Finance
21 19 (13.57%) .NET
21 19 (13.57%) VLAN

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 54 (38.57%) IIS
2 23 (16.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.14%) Apache
3 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.00%) Lync
4 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.57%) Jetty
5 5 (3.57%) nginx
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (30.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) SaaS
2 4 (2.86%) Office 365
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (35.71%) Firewall
2 41 (29.29%) DNS
3 33 (23.57%) SAN
4 28 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (14.29%) VPN
6 19 (13.57%) VLAN
7 18 (12.86%) HTTP
8 13 (9.29%) VoIP
9 12 (8.57%) SMTP
9 12 (8.57%) DHCP
10 11 (7.86%) Network Security
11 9 (6.43%) IPsec
12 8 (5.71%) PPTP
12 8 (5.71%) H.323
12 8 (5.71%) ISDN
13 6 (4.29%) IPv4
14 4 (2.86%) LAN
14 4 (2.86%) FTP
14 4 (2.86%) WAN
14 4 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.86%) MySQL
3 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.71%) Big Data
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.43%) Redis
7 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Back Office
3 7 (5.00%) Banking
4 5 (3.57%) Advertising
4 5 (3.57%) Games
4 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) .NET
2 15 (10.71%) XML
3 11 (7.86%) HTML
4 7 (5.00%) Middleware
5 4 (2.86%) LAMP
5 4 (2.86%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.86%) XSL
5 4 (2.86%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.43%) Web Services
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.71%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.29%) Open Source
3 5 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.86%) Kindle
4 4 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.86%) LPAR
4 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) Clustering
5 3 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.43%) Wiki
7 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (45.00%) Linux
4 28 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 27 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.14%) UNIX
8 6 (4.29%) CentOS
8 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.86%) Debian
11 3 (2.14%) Fedora
12 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.43%) Android
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.71%) AIX
13 1 (0.71%) HPUX
13 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (11.43%) DevOps
2 15 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 12 (8.57%) ITIL
5 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.71%) High Availability
7 8 (5.71%) Service Management
7 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 8 (5.71%) DNA
8 5 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 4 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.86%) Investment Management
9 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.86%) ITSM
9 4 (2.86%) Data Security
9 4 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 28 (20.00%) SQL
3 12 (8.57%) Python
3 12 (8.57%) Ruby
4 10 (7.14%) Perl
5 7 (5.00%) Java
6 5 (3.57%) C#
7 4 (2.86%) XPath
8 3 (2.14%) PHP
8 3 (2.14%) VBScript
9 1 (0.71%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (27.14%) Degree
2 22 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.57%) MCSE
4 6 (4.29%) MCSA
5 5 (3.57%) MCITP
6 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.43%) CCNA
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
8 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 60 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.43%) VMware ESX
4 19 (13.57%) vSphere
5 14 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.14%) KVM
7 5 (3.57%) XenApp
8 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.14%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.43%) pfSense
10 1 (0.71%) NFS
10 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.71%) qmail
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.71%) Xen
10 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) Nagios
2 17 (12.14%) SCCM
3 16 (11.43%) Puppet
4 8 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.71%) logstash
5 5 (3.57%) Check_MK
6 3 (2.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.14%) SCOM
6 3 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.14%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.43%) WSUS
7 2 (1.43%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.71%) Cacti
8 1 (0.71%) Plesk
Vendors
1 85 (60.71%) VMware
2 60 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.43%) HP
4 22 (15.71%) Cisco
5 20 (14.29%) Citrix
6 9 (6.43%) SolarWinds
7 7 (5.00%) EMC
7 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.29%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.57%) Juniper
9 5 (3.57%) Dell
10 4 (2.86%) Symantec
10 4 (2.86%) Sony
10 4 (2.86%) Brocade
11 3 (2.14%) SAP
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle
12 2 (1.43%) NetApp
13 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.71%) Altiris
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + on call + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago