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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 598 629 560
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 35 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.049% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 36
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £27,800 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £34,678
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +22.55%
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
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 £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 3 July 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 July 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 +34 5 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +3 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (52.50%) VMware
2 42 (52.50%) DNS
3 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
4 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 35 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (41.25%) IIS
7 32 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
10 23 (28.75%) Linux
11 22 (27.50%) Finance
12 21 (26.25%) .NET
13 20 (25.00%) DevOps
14 19 (23.75%) Cisco
14 19 (23.75%) Firewall
15 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
15 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
15 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
16 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
17 15 (18.75%) Degree
18 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
18 13 (16.25%) vSphere
18 13 (16.25%) Puppet
18 13 (16.25%) SQL
18 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
19 12 (15.00%) ITIL

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (41.25%) IIS
2 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
3 11 (13.75%) Apache
4 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.50%) nginx
10 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.50%) Lync
11 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.75%) Office 365
4 4 (5.00%) GitHub
5 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.50%) SaaS
6 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (52.50%) DNS
2 19 (23.75%) Firewall
3 18 (22.50%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.75%) DHCP
5 10 (12.50%) SAN
6 8 (10.00%) HTTP
7 6 (7.50%) VPN
7 6 (7.50%) SSL
7 6 (7.50%) NAS
8 5 (6.25%) VoIP
9 4 (5.00%) Internet
10 3 (3.75%) LDAP
10 3 (3.75%) LAN
10 3 (3.75%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.50%) WAN
11 2 (2.50%) SMTP
11 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.50%) IMAP
11 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.25%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.25%) French Language
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) .NET
2 7 (8.75%) Middleware
3 3 (3.75%) COM
4 2 (2.50%) Memcached
5 1 (1.25%) LAMP
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) BBC
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
5 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.50%) Derivative
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (28.75%) Linux
5 13 (16.25%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.75%) Debian
8 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.75%) CentOS
9 2 (2.50%) UNIX
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) DevOps
2 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.00%) ITIL
4 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.50%) Change Management
7 5 (6.25%) Open Source
8 4 (5.00%) Release Management
8 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.00%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.50%) Change Control
10 2 (2.50%) SIEM
10 2 (2.50%) Security Patching
10 2 (2.50%) Server Building
10 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.50%) Security Hardening
10 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.25%) SQL
3 10 (12.50%) Perl
4 9 (11.25%) Python
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) Java
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCSE
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.75%) CCNA
5 3 (3.75%) MCITP
6 2 (2.50%) CISSP
6 2 (2.50%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (2.50%) LPIC
7 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) VCP4
7 1 (1.25%) VCP5
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CCA
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.25%) vSphere
4 10 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (11.25%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.50%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.25%) Varnish
8 4 (5.00%) Xen
9 3 (3.75%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.50%) XenApp
10 2 (2.50%) Firmware
10 2 (2.50%) NFS
11 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Puppet
2 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (12.50%) Nagios
3 10 (12.50%) SCCM
4 8 (10.00%) Graphite
5 4 (5.00%) StatsD
5 4 (5.00%) logstash
5 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.75%) SCOM
7 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.50%) Cacti
7 2 (2.50%) Sysprep
7 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.50%) WSUS
8 1 (1.25%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) VMware
2 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.75%) Cisco
4 11 (13.75%) Riverbed
5 10 (12.50%) NetApp
6 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
6 9 (11.25%) HP
7 7 (8.75%) Citrix
8 6 (7.50%) EMC
9 4 (5.00%) Oracle
10 3 (3.75%) Sophos
10 3 (3.75%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.75%) IronPort
11 2 (2.50%) F5
11 2 (2.50%) Juniper
11 2 (2.50%) Compaq
11 2 (2.50%) IBM
12 1 (1.25%) Intel
12 1 (1.25%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.25%) Apple
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