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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 589 561 544
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 41 60 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 46 60
Average salary £50,000 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.34% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +13 14 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £47,500 -
Hayes - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (56.79%) VMware
3 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
6 32 (39.51%) DNS
7 31 (38.27%) MS Excel
8 28 (34.57%) IIS
9 27 (33.33%) Linux
10 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
11 24 (29.63%) SQL
12 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (28.40%) PowerShell
13 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
13 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (25.93%) DevOps
14 19 (23.46%) Puppet
15 18 (22.22%) .NET
16 17 (20.99%) Degree
17 16 (19.75%) HP
17 16 (19.75%) Ruby
18 15 (18.52%) Perl
18 15 (18.52%) Python
18 15 (18.52%) SAN
18 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (18.52%) Finance
19 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
19 13 (16.05%) Cisco
20 12 (14.81%) EMC
20 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (34.57%) IIS
2 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.64%) Apache
4 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.41%) Jetty
4 6 (7.41%) nginx
4 6 (7.41%) Lync
5 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (38.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.51%) DNS
2 21 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.52%) SAN
4 10 (12.35%) DHCP
5 8 (9.88%) Firewall
6 5 (6.17%) FTP
7 4 (4.94%) HTTP
7 4 (4.94%) LAN
7 4 (4.94%) WAN
7 4 (4.94%) Internet
8 3 (3.70%) VPN
8 3 (3.70%) LDAP
9 2 (2.47%) PBX
9 2 (2.47%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.47%) SSL
9 2 (2.47%) IPv4
9 2 (2.47%) VoIP
9 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.23%) RTP
10 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Advertising
4 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Law
6 2 (2.47%) French Language
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) Middleware
3 2 (2.47%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.47%) XML
3 2 (2.47%) XSL
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Open Source
3 6 (7.41%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.47%) Replication
7 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (33.33%) Linux
4 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.41%) UNIX
7 6 (7.41%) Windows NT
7 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.94%) CentOS
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.70%) Fedora
10 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.47%) Debian
11 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) DevOps
2 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
3 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
4 9 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.94%) Investment Management
6 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.47%) Data Security
7 2 (2.47%) Service Management
7 2 (2.47%) ITIL
7 2 (2.47%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (2.47%) Change Control
7 2 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.47%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.23%) Line Management
8 1 (1.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) PowerShell
3 16 (19.75%) Ruby
4 15 (18.52%) Python
4 15 (18.52%) Perl
5 9 (11.11%) Java
6 5 (6.17%) VBScript
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) C
7 2 (2.47%) C#
7 2 (2.47%) XPath
7 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.81%) vSphere
4 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.64%) KVM
6 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.47%) XenApp
7 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) Puppet
2 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.88%) SCCM
4 7 (8.64%) Nagios
5 6 (7.41%) Check_MK
6 5 (6.17%) BladeLogic
7 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
9 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (2.47%) WSUS
9 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) VMware
2 42 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.75%) HP
4 13 (16.05%) Cisco
5 12 (14.81%) EMC
6 8 (9.88%) Riverbed
7 7 (8.64%) Symantec
7 7 (8.64%) Citrix
7 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.41%) Juniper
9 4 (4.94%) IBM
9 4 (4.94%) Dell
9 4 (4.94%) Websense
9 4 (4.94%) Sony
10 3 (3.70%) NetApp
11 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.47%) BMC
11 2 (2.47%) Sun
11 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
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