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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 773 799 759
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 95 102 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.092% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.097% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 86 95
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +39 54 £46,250 +15.62% 6
Yorkshire +20 13 £30,000 -17.24% 1
East of England +16 8 £32,500 -23.52% 5
South East +13 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South West -27 8 - - 1
North West -4 3 £43,000 -4.44%
West Midlands -21 1 £28,500 -5.00%
Windows Systems Administrator
UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (59.24%) Active Directory
3 88 (56.05%) VMware
4 80 (50.96%) Microsoft
5 77 (49.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (42.04%) DNS
7 56 (35.67%) Linux
7 56 (35.67%) PowerShell
8 53 (33.76%) IIS
8 53 (33.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (31.85%) MS Excel
10 47 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (28.03%) Cisco
12 40 (25.48%) SQL Server
13 36 (22.93%) Puppet
14 35 (22.29%) Citrix
15 33 (21.02%) Degree
16 32 (20.38%) Red Hat
17 31 (19.75%) Finance
18 30 (19.11%) MS Exchange
18 30 (19.11%) Windows 7
19 29 (18.47%) Firewall
19 29 (18.47%) SAN
19 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
20 26 (16.56%) Perl
20 26 (16.56%) .NET
21 23 (14.65%) SQL
21 23 (14.65%) TCP/IP
21 23 (14.65%) DevOps
22 22 (14.01%) Analytical Skills

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 53 (33.76%) IIS
2 30 (19.11%) MS Exchange
3 17 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (9.55%) SharePoint
4 15 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (5.73%) Apache
7 6 (3.82%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.27%) nginx
9 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (31.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.73%) Office 365
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.55%) GitHub
4 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 66 (42.04%) DNS
2 29 (18.47%) SAN
2 29 (18.47%) Firewall
3 23 (14.65%) TCP/IP
4 17 (10.83%) DHCP
5 11 (7.01%) HTTP
5 11 (7.01%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (6.37%) NAS
7 9 (5.73%) LAN
8 8 (5.10%) WAN
8 8 (5.10%) VPN
8 8 (5.10%) Internet
8 8 (5.10%) SSL
9 6 (3.82%) VoIP
10 5 (3.18%) LDAP
10 5 (3.18%) Kerberos
10 5 (3.18%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.91%) FTP
12 2 (1.27%) IMAP
12 2 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) MySQL
3 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.18%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.55%) JIRA
4 3 (1.91%) Subversion
5 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (19.75%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Banking
3 8 (5.10%) Games
4 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.55%) Law
6 3 (1.91%) Automotive
6 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) French Language
7 2 (1.27%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.64%) Cantonese Language
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.56%) .NET
2 7 (4.46%) Middleware
3 4 (2.55%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.91%) COM
4 3 (1.91%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) Memcached
6 1 (0.64%) LAMP
6 1 (0.64%) XML
6 1 (0.64%) J2EE
6 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.46%) Clustering
4 7 (4.46%) Open Source
4 7 (4.46%) EqualLogic
4 7 (4.46%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.18%) Replication
6 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.27%) iPad
7 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.27%) Derivative
7 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.64%) BBC
8 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (49.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (35.67%) Linux
4 53 (33.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (19.11%) Windows 7
6 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (8.92%) Ubuntu
9 11 (7.01%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.10%) Windows NT
11 7 (4.46%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.82%) Windows 2000
12 6 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (3.82%) CentOS
13 4 (2.55%) Debian
14 3 (1.91%) UNIX
15 2 (1.27%) Fedora
15 2 (1.27%) Solaris
16 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.65%) DevOps
2 21 (13.38%) ITIL
2 21 (13.38%) Configuration Management
3 17 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.55%) Release Management
5 14 (8.92%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.28%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.10%) Change Management
8 7 (4.46%) Migration
9 6 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.55%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (1.91%) Kanban
11 3 (1.91%) Change Control
11 3 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.91%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (1.91%) Scrum
11 3 (1.91%) Incident Management
11 3 (1.91%) Web Development
12 2 (1.27%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (35.67%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.56%) Perl
3 23 (14.65%) SQL
4 18 (11.46%) Python
5 16 (10.19%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.37%) Ruby
7 5 (3.18%) Java
8 4 (2.55%) C
8 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.91%) VBScript
10 2 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (21.02%) Degree
2 22 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (10.19%) MCSE
4 7 (4.46%) MCITP
5 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.55%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) LPIC
7 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) VCP4
7 1 (0.64%) VCP5
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) SLA
1 4 (2.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (59.24%) Active Directory
2 47 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.92%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.28%) XenApp
4 13 (8.28%) vSphere
4 13 (8.28%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.37%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.18%) Varnish
7 4 (2.55%) Xen
8 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.27%) NFS
9 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 36 (22.93%) Puppet
2 15 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (7.64%) SCCM
4 10 (6.37%) Nagios
5 8 (5.10%) BladeLogic
5 8 (5.10%) SCOM
6 7 (4.46%) Tivoli
6 7 (4.46%) Graphite
7 6 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.55%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (2.55%) StatsD
9 3 (1.91%) logstash
9 3 (1.91%) WSUS
10 2 (1.27%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.27%) Cacti
10 2 (1.27%) Sysprep
10 2 (1.27%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.64%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 88 (56.05%) VMware
2 80 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 44 (28.03%) Cisco
4 35 (22.29%) Citrix
5 32 (20.38%) Red Hat
6 15 (9.55%) EMC
6 15 (9.55%) HP
7 14 (8.92%) NetApp
8 13 (8.28%) IBM
9 11 (7.01%) Riverbed
10 8 (5.10%) Google
10 8 (5.10%) Symantec
11 7 (4.46%) Dell
12 6 (3.82%) Oracle
13 5 (3.18%) Apple
13 5 (3.18%) Avaya
13 5 (3.18%) Sophos
13 5 (3.18%) IronPort
13 5 (3.18%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.55%) Intel
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent senior level package - Full detials on request
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Great Bonus and Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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