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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 795 773 669
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -104
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 114 156 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 104 129 224
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -51 55 £52,500 +16.66% 9
South East +29 30 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire +12 16 £30,000 -7.69% 1
South West -3 9 £38,500 -45.00%
East of England -3 2 £27,500 -29.03% 2
North West +25 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £29,500 +7.27%
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (61.71%) Windows Server
3 148 (55.02%) VMware
4 132 (49.07%) Active Directory
5 108 (40.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (39.78%) Microsoft
7 105 (39.03%) Linux
8 93 (34.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (28.25%) PowerShell
11 73 (27.14%) DNS
12 61 (22.68%) Citrix
12 61 (22.68%) SAN
12 61 (22.68%) Firewall
13 60 (22.30%) IIS
14 58 (21.56%) SQL Server
15 51 (18.96%) MS Exchange
16 49 (18.22%) Finance
16 49 (18.22%) SCCM
17 46 (17.10%) DHCP
17 46 (17.10%) Cisco
17 46 (17.10%) Hyper-V
18 42 (15.61%) SQL
19 41 (15.24%) Clustering
19 41 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
20 40 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
20 40 (14.87%) Windows Server 2003
21 39 (14.50%) TCP/IP
22 37 (13.75%) vSphere
23 36 (13.38%) Dell

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 60 (22.30%) IIS
2 51 (18.96%) MS Exchange
3 41 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (8.55%) SharePoint
6 15 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.35%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.60%) Apache
9 5 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.49%) CMS
10 4 (1.49%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.12%) JBoss
12 2 (0.74%) nginx
13 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.37%) Confluence
13 1 (0.37%) Node.js
13 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.37%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.58%) Office 365
3 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.74%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (27.14%) DNS
2 61 (22.68%) Firewall
2 61 (22.68%) SAN
3 46 (17.10%) DHCP
4 39 (14.50%) TCP/IP
5 29 (10.78%) iSCSI
6 27 (10.04%) VPN
7 14 (5.20%) LAN
7 14 (5.20%) WAN
8 13 (4.83%) Internet
9 12 (4.46%) NAS
9 12 (4.46%) VoIP
10 11 (4.09%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (3.35%) VLAN
12 7 (2.60%) Network Security
13 5 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.86%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.49%) VPLS
15 3 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.95%) MySQL
3 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.86%) Informix
6 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.12%) JIRA
2 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.74%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.74%) Subversion
3 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (18.22%) Finance
2 8 (2.97%) Games
2 8 (2.97%) Law
3 7 (2.60%) Advertising
4 5 (1.86%) Back Office
4 5 (1.86%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.86%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.74%) Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.29%) .NET
2 8 (2.97%) Web Services
3 5 (1.86%) LAMP
4 4 (1.49%) Middleware
5 3 (1.12%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.24%) Clustering
2 21 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.09%) EqualLogic
3 11 (4.09%) PKI
4 10 (3.72%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.72%) Replication
5 8 (2.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.60%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.74%) Fintech
9 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (61.71%) Windows Server
3 108 (40.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 105 (39.03%) Linux
5 93 (34.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (14.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (11.15%) Windows 7
8 15 (5.58%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.83%) Windows 10
10 10 (3.72%) CentOS
10 10 (3.72%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.35%) Unix
12 7 (2.60%) Mac OS X
13 6 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.86%) Debian
15 3 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.12%) VMS
16 2 (0.74%) Fedora
16 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.04%) ITIL
2 23 (8.55%) Business Continuity
2 23 (8.55%) High Availability
3 22 (8.18%) DevOps
4 21 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (6.69%) Scrum
6 17 (6.32%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (5.58%) E-Commerce
8 13 (4.83%) Server Building
9 12 (4.46%) Patch Management
10 11 (4.09%) Investment Management
10 11 (4.09%) Process Management
11 10 (3.72%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.72%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.72%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.72%) Service Management
12 8 (2.97%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (2.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.25%) PowerShell
2 42 (15.61%) SQL
3 22 (8.18%) Python
4 17 (6.32%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.09%) Perl
6 9 (3.35%) C#
7 8 (2.97%) VB
7 8 (2.97%) VBScript
8 5 (1.86%) PHP
8 5 (1.86%) Ruby
9 4 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.12%) Java
11 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (12.64%) Degree
3 17 (6.32%) MCSE
4 16 (5.95%) CCNA
4 16 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.09%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.23%) A+ Certification
7 6 (2.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (2.23%) MCITP
7 6 (2.23%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.23%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (1.86%) HNC
8 5 (1.86%) MCSA
9 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) CEH
10 1 (0.37%) HND
10 1 (0.37%) MCP
10 1 (0.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) BS7799
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 132 (49.07%) Active Directory
2 86 (31.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (17.10%) Hyper-V
4 37 (13.75%) vSphere
5 23 (8.55%) XenApp
6 14 (5.20%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.20%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.60%) XenServer
8 6 (2.23%) vCloud
9 5 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.86%) KVM
10 2 (0.74%) LXC
10 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.37%) Docker
11 1 (0.37%) Firmware
11 1 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.37%) iptables
11 1 (0.37%) Samba
11 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 49 (18.22%) SCCM
2 27 (10.04%) SCOM
3 18 (6.69%) Backup Exec
4 15 (5.58%) NetBackup
5 14 (5.20%) Puppet
6 12 (4.46%) WSUS
7 11 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (3.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.86%) Ansible
10 5 (1.86%) Nagios
10 5 (1.86%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.12%) FreeIPA
11 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.74%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.37%) cPanel
13 1 (0.37%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.37%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 148 (55.02%) VMware
2 107 (39.78%) Microsoft
3 61 (22.68%) Citrix
4 46 (17.10%) Cisco
5 36 (13.38%) Dell
6 33 (12.27%) Symantec
7 30 (11.15%) HP
8 20 (7.43%) NetApp
9 18 (6.69%) Sophos
10 15 (5.58%) Red Hat
11 14 (5.20%) Oracle
12 11 (4.09%) Apple
13 10 (3.72%) Avaya
13 10 (3.72%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.35%) IBM
15 8 (2.97%) SonicWALL
16 7 (2.60%) CheckPoint
16 7 (2.60%) Veeam
17 6 (2.23%) Altiris
18 4 (1.49%) EMC
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £46000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Generous Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago