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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 582 605 568
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 45 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.069% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 47
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £28,400 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,349 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.25% +7.59%
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
40970 43753 42052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.69% 93.90% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34560 36068 35618
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 31 March 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 31 March 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
City of London +19 20 £51,000 +20.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £38,500 -16.75%
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Ealing - 1 £52,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 46 (52.87%) VMware
4 45 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 43 (49.43%) DNS
6 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (34.48%) MS Excel
8 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (29.89%) PowerShell
10 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (25.29%) Finance
11 21 (24.14%) Linux
11 21 (24.14%) IIS
11 21 (24.14%) Degree
12 17 (19.54%) .NET
13 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
13 16 (18.39%) Cisco
13 16 (18.39%) SAN
13 16 (18.39%) Firewall
13 16 (18.39%) Windows 7
14 15 (17.24%) HP
14 15 (17.24%) EMC
14 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
14 15 (17.24%) MS Exchange
15 14 (16.09%) Perl
16 13 (14.94%) Python
16 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (13.79%) Puppet
17 12 (13.79%) DevOps

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (24.14%) IIS
2 15 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.75%) Apache
6 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.30%) nginx
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (49.43%) DNS
2 16 (18.39%) SAN
2 16 (18.39%) Firewall
3 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.64%) DHCP
5 8 (9.20%) VPN
5 8 (9.20%) HTTP
5 8 (9.20%) SSL
6 5 (5.75%) Internet
6 5 (5.75%) Kerberos
6 5 (5.75%) LDAP
6 5 (5.75%) NAS
7 4 (4.60%) FTP
7 4 (4.60%) LAN
7 4 (4.60%) VoIP
7 4 (4.60%) WAN
8 2 (2.30%) SMTP
8 2 (2.30%) PBX
8 2 (2.30%) PSTN
8 2 (2.30%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
1 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
2 6 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Law
4 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.45%) French Language
5 2 (2.30%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) Middleware
3 2 (2.30%) Memcached
3 2 (2.30%) XML
4 1 (1.15%) XSL
4 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.15%) COM
4 1 (1.15%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.15%) LAMP
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.90%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.60%) Open Source
4 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.30%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.30%) Derivative
5 2 (2.30%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (45.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (24.14%) Linux
5 16 (18.39%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.05%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.05%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.90%) Windows NT
8 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (4.60%) CentOS
10 2 (2.30%) Fedora
11 1 (1.15%) Solaris
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.79%) DevOps
2 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
3 9 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.05%) ITIL
6 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.60%) Change Management
7 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.45%) Change Control
8 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.30%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.30%) Release Management
9 2 (2.30%) Migration
10 1 (1.15%) Information Security
10 1 (1.15%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.15%) Statistical Analysis
10 1 (1.15%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.09%) Perl
3 13 (14.94%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) SQL
5 8 (9.20%) Ruby
6 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.75%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) VBScript
7 4 (4.60%) C
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) C#
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) MCITP
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) VCP4
5 1 (1.15%) VCP5
5 1 (1.15%) CCNA
5 1 (1.15%) CISSP
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.15%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.90%) vSphere
4 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.30%) Xen
6 2 (2.30%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.30%) XenApp
6 2 (2.30%) Varnish
6 2 (2.30%) NFS
7 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Puppet
2 8 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.05%) SCCM
4 6 (6.90%) Tivoli
4 6 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (5.75%) BladeLogic
6 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Nagios
7 3 (3.45%) SCOM
8 2 (2.30%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.30%) Cacti
8 2 (2.30%) Sysprep
8 2 (2.30%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.30%) WSUS
8 2 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (2.30%) StatsD
8 2 (2.30%) Graphite
9 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.15%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 51 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 46 (52.87%) VMware
3 16 (18.39%) Cisco
4 15 (17.24%) HP
4 15 (17.24%) EMC
5 11 (12.64%) NetApp
6 10 (11.49%) Citrix
7 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 8 (9.20%) Symantec
8 8 (9.20%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.75%) Sophos
9 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.75%) IronPort
9 5 (5.75%) IBM
10 4 (4.60%) Oracle
11 3 (3.45%) Apple
11 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.45%) Veeam
11 3 (3.45%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.30%) Websense
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