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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 583 564 587
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 35 71 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 45
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £60,900 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 24 October 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 October 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 +6 4 £58,125 +8.13% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £45,000 - 1
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (52.38%) IIS
4 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 30 (47.62%) VMware
5 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
6 27 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 25 (39.68%) DNS
8 23 (36.51%) SQL
8 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
9 22 (34.92%) Linux
10 21 (33.33%) .NET
11 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
11 19 (30.16%) DevOps
12 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
13 17 (26.98%) Puppet
13 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (20.63%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (20.63%) Ruby
14 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (19.05%) HP
16 11 (17.46%) SAN
16 11 (17.46%) Python
16 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
16 11 (17.46%) Firewall
17 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (15.87%) Perl
17 10 (15.87%) Middleware

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (52.38%) IIS
2 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
3 7 (11.11%) Apache
4 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.52%) Jetty
4 6 (9.52%) nginx
4 6 (9.52%) Lync
5 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) DNS
2 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.46%) SAN
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 7 (11.11%) DHCP
5 5 (7.94%) FTP
6 4 (6.35%) VPN
7 3 (4.76%) HTTP
8 2 (3.17%) Internet
8 2 (3.17%) IPv4
8 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.59%) IPv6
9 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.59%) SSH
9 1 (1.59%) Network Security
9 1 (1.59%) NAS
9 1 (1.59%) LDAP
9 1 (1.59%) ADSL
9 1 (1.59%) LAN
9 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.52%) MySQL
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Redis
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Advertising
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) Middleware
3 5 (7.94%) XML
3 5 (7.94%) XSL
3 5 (7.94%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.17%) LAMP
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.59%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Open Source
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Hedge funds
3 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Wiki
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (34.92%) Linux
4 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.52%) UNIX
8 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.17%) CentOS
9 2 (3.17%) Android
9 2 (3.17%) Debian
10 1 (1.59%) Fedora
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) DevOps
2 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
3 13 (20.63%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) Service Management
6 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.35%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.35%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.17%) Data Security
9 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.59%) Line Management
10 1 (1.59%) Workflow
10 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.59%) Information Security
10 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.63%) Ruby
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 10 (15.87%) Perl
6 8 (12.70%) Java
7 6 (9.52%) C#
8 5 (7.94%) XPath
9 4 (6.35%) VBScript
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCSE
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.29%) vSphere
4 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.11%) KVM
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) Puppet
2 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (14.29%) Nagios
3 7 (11.11%) SCCM
4 6 (9.52%) Check_MK
5 2 (3.17%) WSUS
5 2 (3.17%) SCOM
6 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) VMware
2 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.05%) HP
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco
4 10 (15.87%) Riverbed
5 6 (9.52%) Juniper
6 4 (6.35%) Websense
6 4 (6.35%) Sony
7 3 (4.76%) EMC
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) Dell
8 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.17%) SAP
8 2 (3.17%) Altiris
8 2 (3.17%) Brocade
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) IBM
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago