The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 608 620 556
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 23 32 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 49
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £41,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +16.31%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41213 44984 41450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.26% 93.44% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34953 37794 34623
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the London region.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £40,000 -11.11%
City of London +36 1 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £67,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) VMware
3 41 (53.95%) DNS
3 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
4 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
5 38 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (46.05%) PowerShell
7 31 (40.79%) IIS
8 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
9 24 (31.58%) Finance
9 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
11 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (26.32%) .NET
13 19 (25.00%) Linux
13 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 19 (25.00%) DevOps
14 17 (22.37%) Cisco
14 17 (22.37%) Degree
15 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
15 16 (21.05%) vSphere
16 14 (18.42%) Hedge funds
16 14 (18.42%) Firewall
16 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (18.42%) DHCP
16 14 (18.42%) SQL
17 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
17 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (17.11%) SCCM

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 31 (40.79%) IIS
2 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
5 9 (11.84%) Apache
6 7 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.63%) Lync
11 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.21%) Office 365
4 4 (5.26%) GitHub
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.63%) SaaS
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.95%) DNS
2 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.42%) Firewall
3 14 (18.42%) DHCP
4 8 (10.53%) SAN
5 7 (9.21%) HTTP
6 6 (7.89%) SSL
7 5 (6.58%) NAS
8 4 (5.26%) VPN
8 4 (5.26%) LAN
8 4 (5.26%) VoIP
9 3 (3.95%) WAN
9 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
9 3 (3.95%) LDAP
10 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.63%) Network Security
10 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.63%) Internet
10 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.21%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.26%) Subversion
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.32%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (1.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) Middleware
3 3 (3.95%) COM
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Hedge funds
2 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.26%) Clustering
5 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.95%) BBC
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.32%) Derivative
8 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (25.00%) Linux
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Vista
7 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.95%) Debian
10 2 (2.63%) UNIX
10 2 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) DevOps
2 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.79%) ITIL
5 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
7 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.89%) Change Management
9 5 (6.58%) Patch Management
10 4 (5.26%) Open Source
10 4 (5.26%) SIEM
10 4 (5.26%) Change Control
10 4 (5.26%) Identity Management
10 4 (5.26%) Information Security
10 4 (5.26%) Release Management
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.63%) Security Patching
12 2 (2.63%) Server Building
12 2 (2.63%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.42%) SQL
3 10 (13.16%) Python
3 10 (13.16%) Perl
4 6 (7.89%) Ruby
5 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) C
6 2 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.89%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) CISSP
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.95%) MCITP
6 2 (2.63%) LPIC
6 2 (2.63%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) VCP4
7 1 (1.32%) VCP5
7 1 (1.32%) CCA
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
7 1 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.05%) vSphere
4 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (11.84%) VMware ESX
6 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 6 (7.89%) Firmware
8 4 (5.26%) Varnish
8 4 (5.26%) Xen
9 3 (3.95%) VMware Server
9 3 (3.95%) XenApp
10 1 (1.32%) XenServer
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 11 (14.47%) Puppet
3 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.84%) Nagios
5 8 (10.53%) Graphite
6 6 (7.89%) WSUS
7 4 (5.26%) StatsD
7 4 (5.26%) logstash
8 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.63%) SCOM
9 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.32%) Cacti
9 1 (1.32%) Sysprep
9 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) VMware
2 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.37%) Cisco
4 11 (14.47%) HP
4 11 (14.47%) Riverbed
5 9 (11.84%) Citrix
6 7 (9.21%) NetApp
6 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.58%) EMC
8 3 (3.95%) Sophos
8 3 (3.95%) IronPort
9 2 (2.63%) Compaq
10 1 (1.32%) IBM
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle
10 1 (1.32%) Juniper
10 1 (1.32%) Altiris
10 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.32%) F5
10 1 (1.32%) New Relic
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