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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 586 595 562
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 36 39 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.084% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 60
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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
Surbiton - 3 £67,500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £43,750 -
City of London +24 2 £52,500 -25.00%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
3 43 (56.58%) VMware
4 41 (53.95%) DNS
5 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (44.74%) PowerShell
7 32 (42.11%) IIS
8 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
9 26 (34.21%) Finance
9 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (23.68%) SQL
12 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (22.37%) DHCP
13 17 (22.37%) Cisco
14 16 (21.05%) .NET
14 16 (21.05%) Degree
14 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
15 15 (19.74%) Citrix
15 15 (19.74%) DevOps
15 15 (19.74%) vSphere
16 14 (18.42%) Linux
16 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
16 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
17 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (17.11%) Firewall
17 13 (17.11%) VMware ESX
17 13 (17.11%) Hedge funds

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 32 (42.11%) IIS
2 14 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.21%) Apache
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.95%) Lync
7 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Office 365
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.95%) GitHub
3 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.95%) DNS
2 29 (38.16%) TCP/IP
3 17 (22.37%) DHCP
4 13 (17.11%) Firewall
5 7 (9.21%) LAN
6 6 (7.89%) VoIP
6 6 (7.89%) WAN
6 6 (7.89%) Network Security
7 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.58%) VPN
7 5 (6.58%) SAN
8 3 (3.95%) NAS
8 3 (3.95%) HTTP
9 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.32%) Internet
10 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) TeamCity
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (34.21%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Games
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.32%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) COM
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Hedge funds
2 7 (9.21%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.26%) Clustering
5 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.95%) BBC
6 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.63%) Online Games
7 2 (2.63%) Online Gambling
8 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.42%) Linux
6 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.95%) Debian
9 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.63%) UNIX
9 2 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 15 (19.74%) DevOps
3 12 (15.79%) ITIL
4 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.47%) Asset Management
5 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
5 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.89%) Patch Management
7 5 (6.58%) SIEM
7 5 (6.58%) Change Control
7 5 (6.58%) Identity Management
7 5 (6.58%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Information Security
8 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.95%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.95%) Open Source
9 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (3.95%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) PowerShell
2 18 (23.68%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) Python
4 5 (6.58%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) C
6 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Degree
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.53%) CCNA
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.58%) MCSE
4 5 (6.58%) A+ Certification
4 5 (6.58%) Security+ Certification
4 5 (6.58%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) CISSP
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.95%) MCITP
7 2 (2.63%) LPIC
7 2 (2.63%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (1.32%) MCSA
8 1 (1.32%) CCNP
8 1 (1.32%) CCA
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.74%) vSphere
4 13 (17.11%) VMware ESX
5 9 (11.84%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (7.89%) Firmware
6 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.95%) XenApp
7 3 (3.95%) Varnish
7 3 (3.95%) Xen
8 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.32%) XenServer
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) SCCM
2 7 (9.21%) Nagios
2 7 (9.21%) Puppet
2 7 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.21%) Graphite
3 6 (7.89%) WSUS
4 5 (6.58%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.26%) logstash
6 3 (3.95%) StatsD
7 2 (2.63%) SCOM
8 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) VMware
2 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (22.37%) Cisco
4 15 (19.74%) Citrix
5 10 (13.16%) HP
5 10 (13.16%) Riverbed
6 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.58%) Altiris
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Compaq
8 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 1 (1.32%) New Relic
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