The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
Rank 518 591 535
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 56 62 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 97
Median salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +7.69%

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
31987 39555 40165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 96.15% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27071 34104 33934
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +39 7 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +15 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Windows Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (71.34%) Windows Server
3 110 (70.06%) Active Directory
4 94 (59.87%) VMware
5 85 (54.14%) PowerShell
6 75 (47.77%) Linux
7 70 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (42.68%) Microsoft
9 55 (35.03%) Office 365
10 50 (31.85%) SCCM
11 43 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
12 42 (26.75%) Citrix
13 41 (26.11%) Finance
14 40 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 39 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
15 39 (24.84%) Red Hat
15 39 (24.84%) MS Exchange
16 35 (22.29%) SAN
17 32 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (20.38%) Banking
18 29 (18.47%) Exchange Server 2013
19 28 (17.83%) NAS
20 27 (17.20%) DNS
20 27 (17.20%) Firewall
21 26 (16.56%) MS Excel
22 25 (15.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 25 (15.92%) Fat Client
22 25 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
22 25 (15.92%) Thin Client

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (24.84%) MS Exchange
2 32 (20.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (18.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (14.65%) IIS
5 18 (11.46%) SharePoint
6 12 (7.64%) Tomcat
7 11 (7.01%) Apache
7 11 (7.01%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 55 (35.03%) Office 365
2 39 (24.84%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (15.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.18%) SaaS
5 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.64%) GitHub
6 1 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.29%) SAN
2 28 (17.83%) NAS
3 27 (17.20%) DNS
3 27 (17.20%) Firewall
4 17 (10.83%) DHCP
5 12 (7.64%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.73%) LAN
6 9 (5.73%) Skype
6 9 (5.73%) WAN
7 8 (5.10%) Internet
7 8 (5.10%) iSCSI
7 8 (5.10%) VLAN
8 7 (4.46%) LDAP
9 6 (3.82%) HTTP
9 6 (3.82%) VPN
10 5 (3.18%) Intranet
10 5 (3.18%) Network Security
11 4 (2.55%) Wireless
12 3 (1.91%) VoIP
13 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.55%) JIRA
3 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 41 (26.11%) Finance
2 32 (20.38%) Banking
3 8 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.18%) Games
5 4 (2.55%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Law
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.83%) Web Services
2 7 (4.46%) HTML
3 6 (3.82%) .NET
4 2 (1.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.64%) J2EE
5 1 (0.64%) LINQ
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
2 25 (15.92%) Fat Client
2 25 (15.92%) Thin Client
3 15 (9.55%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.55%) User Experience
7 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.64%) BYOD
9 1 (0.64%) Clustering
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
9 1 (0.64%) iPhone
9 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
9 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 112 (71.34%) Windows Server
3 75 (47.77%) Linux
4 70 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (15.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.73%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.10%) Mac OS X
8 8 (5.10%) Unix
9 6 (3.82%) Solaris
9 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.18%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.18%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.55%) CentOS
11 4 (2.55%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.27%) Debian
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
2 15 (9.55%) DevOps
3 12 (7.64%) ITIL
4 10 (6.37%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (5.73%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.46%) High-Frequency Trading
6 7 (4.46%) Open Source
6 7 (4.46%) Project Management
6 7 (4.46%) Scrum
7 6 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.82%) High Availability
7 6 (3.82%) Server Building
7 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.82%) Workflow
8 5 (3.18%) Migration
8 5 (3.18%) MVC
9 4 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.55%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.55%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (54.14%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.83%) SQL
3 14 (8.92%) C#
4 9 (5.73%) VB
5 8 (5.10%) Java
6 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.91%) Python
8 2 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.73%) Degree
2 9 (5.73%) MCSA
3 7 (4.46%) CCNA
3 7 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.18%) MCSE
4 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) CCA
5 3 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.82%) QA
3 4 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.91%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (70.06%) Active Directory
2 40 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.74%) VMware Server
4 19 (12.10%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.10%) Firmware
6 5 (3.18%) Shibboleth
6 5 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.18%) vSphere
7 4 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.64%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.64%) pfSense
9 1 (0.64%) Samba
9 1 (0.64%) Squid
9 1 (0.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (31.85%) SCCM
2 17 (10.83%) Puppet
3 14 (8.92%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.10%) Ansible
5 6 (3.82%) Rundeck
6 5 (3.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.27%) SCOM
8 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.64%) Nagios
8 1 (0.64%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.64%) SELinux
8 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (59.87%) VMware
2 67 (42.68%) Microsoft
3 42 (26.75%) Citrix
4 39 (24.84%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.92%) Juniper
6 11 (7.01%) Cisco
6 11 (7.01%) Veeam
7 8 (5.10%) Dell
8 6 (3.82%) EMC
8 6 (3.82%) NetApp
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle
8 6 (3.82%) Symantec
9 5 (3.18%) Apple
9 5 (3.18%) Avaya
9 5 (3.18%) Sun
10 4 (2.55%) HP
11 2 (1.27%) CommVault
11 2 (1.27%) Google
12 1 (0.64%) Lumension
12 1 (0.64%) Polycom
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