The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 790 763 748
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 119 182 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 108 153 206
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,550 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 79 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South East +18 21 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands +16 4 £37,750 +25.83%
East of England +8 4 £31,500 -3.07%
South West -20 3 £40,000 -27.27%
North West +19 1 £32,500 +38.29% 1
West Midlands -26 1 £29,500 +7.27%
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Windows Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (60.34%) VMware
3 137 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 137 (57.81%) Windows Server
4 121 (51.05%) Active Directory
5 100 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (38.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (35.44%) PowerShell
8 82 (34.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (31.65%) Linux
10 73 (30.80%) SAN
11 72 (30.38%) SCCM
12 71 (29.96%) DNS
13 67 (28.27%) IIS
14 61 (25.74%) Finance
15 58 (24.47%) Citrix
16 56 (23.63%) Firewall
17 48 (20.25%) SQL Server
17 48 (20.25%) vSphere
18 45 (18.99%) HP
19 44 (18.57%) MS Exchange
19 44 (18.57%) Clustering
20 42 (17.72%) Dell
20 42 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
21 40 (16.88%) Cisco
22 38 (16.03%) Hyper-V
23 37 (15.61%) DHCP
23 37 (15.61%) iSCSI
24 36 (15.19%) SCOM
24 36 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (28.27%) IIS
2 44 (18.57%) MS Exchange
3 36 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (10.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.69%) Apache
6 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.69%) Confluence
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.69%) JBoss
6 4 (1.69%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.84%) CMS
9 1 (0.42%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.42%) Drupal
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.42%) SAS
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.75%) Office 365
3 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.69%) Google Apps
5 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.27%) Route 53
5 3 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (30.80%) SAN
2 71 (29.96%) DNS
3 56 (23.63%) Firewall
4 37 (15.61%) DHCP
4 37 (15.61%) iSCSI
5 23 (9.70%) Fibre Channel
6 22 (9.28%) VPN
7 20 (8.44%) TCP/IP
8 17 (7.17%) Internet
8 17 (7.17%) NAS
9 12 (5.06%) VoIP
10 10 (4.22%) VLAN
11 9 (3.80%) LAN
11 9 (3.80%) WAN
12 5 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.11%) LDAP
12 5 (2.11%) Network Security
12 5 (2.11%) PBX
12 5 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.91%) MySQL
3 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.11%) Informix
5 5 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.27%) MS Access
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) JIRA
2 7 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.95%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.69%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.69%) Subversion
4 3 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.42%) WinDbg
General
1 61 (25.74%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Financial Institution
3 8 (3.38%) Back Office
4 7 (2.95%) Banking
5 6 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.11%) Advertising
6 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.27%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Electronics
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.77%) .NET
2 7 (2.95%) LAMP
3 6 (2.53%) Web Services
4 2 (0.84%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.84%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.42%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.42%) XML
5 1 (0.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.57%) Clustering
2 20 (8.44%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.02%) Smartphone
4 17 (7.17%) PKI
5 11 (4.64%) EqualLogic
6 8 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.53%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.53%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.69%) Replication
9 3 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.84%) Fintech
10 2 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.84%) iPad
10 2 (0.84%) iPhone
11 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.42%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (57.81%) Windows Server
3 100 (42.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (38.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (31.65%) Linux
6 28 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (10.55%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.49%) Unix
9 9 (3.80%) CentOS
9 9 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.38%) Windows 10
11 7 (2.95%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.53%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.11%) Debian
14 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.27%) Android
15 3 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.13%) ITIL
2 23 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (8.44%) Problem Management
4 19 (8.02%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (7.59%) Scrum
6 17 (7.17%) Server Building
7 16 (6.75%) DevOps
7 16 (6.75%) High Availability
7 16 (6.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (5.91%) Business Continuity
9 13 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.06%) Service Management
11 11 (4.64%) Patch Management
12 10 (4.22%) Investment Management
12 10 (4.22%) Process Management
12 10 (4.22%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.38%) Migration
14 6 (2.53%) Change Management
14 6 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 84 (35.44%) PowerShell
2 35 (14.77%) SQL
3 14 (5.91%) C#
3 14 (5.91%) Python
4 12 (5.06%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.64%) VB
6 7 (2.95%) VBScript
7 6 (2.53%) Perl
8 3 (1.27%) PHP
8 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.84%) Java
9 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.84%) Ruby
10 1 (0.42%) C
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) VB6
10 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (11.39%) MCSE
3 24 (10.13%) Degree
4 11 (4.64%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.95%) MCSA
6 6 (2.53%) CCNA
6 6 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.69%) MCITP
9 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.84%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.84%) HNC
10 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.84%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.42%) CCA
11 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) BS7799
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (51.05%) Active Directory
2 82 (34.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (20.25%) vSphere
4 38 (16.03%) Hyper-V
5 28 (11.81%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (3.80%) XenApp
7 5 (2.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.11%) XenServer
8 4 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.27%) vCloud
10 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.84%) Docker
10 2 (0.84%) KVM
10 2 (0.84%) VMFS
11 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.42%) Squid
11 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (30.38%) SCCM
2 36 (15.19%) SCOM
3 25 (10.55%) NetBackup
4 13 (5.49%) WSUS
5 12 (5.06%) Backup Exec
5 12 (5.06%) Puppet
6 10 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.38%) Ansible
8 6 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (2.11%) Nagios
9 5 (2.11%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.27%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.84%) SnapMirror
11 2 (0.84%) SnapVault
11 2 (0.84%) vMotion
12 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 143 (60.34%) VMware
2 137 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 58 (24.47%) Citrix
4 45 (18.99%) HP
5 42 (17.72%) Dell
6 40 (16.88%) Cisco
7 32 (13.50%) NetApp
8 29 (12.24%) Symantec
9 22 (9.28%) Sophos
10 20 (8.44%) Apple
11 19 (8.02%) CheckPoint
11 19 (8.02%) SonicWALL
12 17 (7.17%) Red Hat
13 13 (5.49%) Oracle
14 12 (5.06%) Avaya
15 11 (4.64%) Fortinet
16 10 (4.22%) IBM
17 9 (3.80%) Veeam
18 8 (3.38%) EMC
19 5 (2.11%) Google
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