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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 580 619 559
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 54 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.090% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 42
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
41776 45685 42411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.57% 93.84% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35245 37709 35803
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 £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +27 17 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £38,500 -0.64% 1
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 27 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
3 53 (52.48%) DNS
4 52 (51.49%) VMware
5 47 (46.53%) Active Directory
6 43 (42.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (32.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (31.68%) IIS
9 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
9 31 (30.69%) PowerShell
10 27 (26.73%) Finance
11 26 (25.74%) Linux
11 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (22.77%) .NET
13 22 (21.78%) Cisco
13 22 (21.78%) Degree
14 21 (20.79%) TCP/IP
14 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
14 21 (20.79%) Firewall
15 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
15 20 (19.80%) DevOps
16 18 (17.82%) SAN
17 17 (16.83%) Puppet
18 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
18 15 (14.85%) SQL
18 15 (14.85%) HP
18 15 (14.85%) EMC
19 14 (13.86%) Perl
19 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (12.87%) Python

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 32 (31.68%) IIS
2 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
3 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.91%) Apache
6 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.98%) nginx
9 1 (0.99%) Lync
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (30.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.94%) Office 365
4 4 (3.96%) GitHub
5 3 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.98%) SaaS
6 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 53 (52.48%) DNS
2 21 (20.79%) TCP/IP
2 21 (20.79%) Firewall
3 18 (17.82%) SAN
4 13 (12.87%) DHCP
5 11 (10.89%) HTTP
6 8 (7.92%) VPN
6 8 (7.92%) SSL
7 7 (6.93%) NAS
8 6 (5.94%) Internet
8 6 (5.94%) LAN
8 6 (5.94%) VoIP
9 5 (4.95%) WAN
9 5 (4.95%) LDAP
9 5 (4.95%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.97%) FTP
11 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.98%) SMTP
11 2 (1.98%) PBX
11 2 (1.98%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.95%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.96%) JIRA
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Law
4 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.97%) French Language
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.99%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) Middleware
3 3 (2.97%) COM
4 2 (1.98%) Memcached
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) LAMP
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
5 1 (0.99%) XML
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.93%) Open Source
3 7 (6.93%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.95%) Clustering
5 4 (3.96%) Replication
5 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.98%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.98%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.99%) BBC
7 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (42.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (32.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (25.74%) Linux
5 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.93%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.93%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.94%) Windows NT
8 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.96%) CentOS
10 3 (2.97%) Debian
11 2 (1.98%) Fedora
12 1 (0.99%) Solaris
12 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) DevOps
2 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.87%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.88%) ITIL
5 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.94%) Change Management
7 4 (3.96%) Release Management
8 3 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.97%) Change Control
8 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.98%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.98%) Wealth Management
9 2 (1.98%) Migration
10 1 (0.99%) Information Security
10 1 (0.99%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.99%) Identity Management
10 1 (0.99%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.85%) SQL
3 14 (13.86%) Perl
4 13 (12.87%) Python
5 10 (9.90%) Ruby
6 5 (4.95%) Java
6 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.96%) C
8 3 (2.97%) VBScript
9 2 (1.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.94%) MCSE
4 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.98%) MCITP
5 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) VCP4
5 1 (0.99%) VCP5
5 1 (0.99%) LPIC
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.99%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) CISSP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (46.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) vSphere
4 10 (9.90%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.95%) Varnish
7 4 (3.96%) Xen
8 3 (2.97%) XenApp
9 2 (1.98%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.98%) NFS
10 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) Puppet
2 13 (12.87%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.91%) Nagios
3 9 (8.91%) SCCM
4 7 (6.93%) Graphite
5 6 (5.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (5.94%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.95%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.96%) StatsD
7 4 (3.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.97%) SCOM
8 3 (2.97%) logstash
9 2 (1.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.98%) WSUS
9 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.98%) Cacti
9 2 (1.98%) Sysprep
9 2 (1.98%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 52 (51.49%) VMware
3 22 (21.78%) Cisco
4 15 (14.85%) HP
4 15 (14.85%) EMC
5 12 (11.88%) NetApp
5 12 (11.88%) Red Hat
6 11 (10.89%) Citrix
6 11 (10.89%) Riverbed
7 8 (7.92%) Symantec
8 5 (4.95%) Sophos
8 5 (4.95%) IBM
8 5 (4.95%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.95%) IronPort
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle
10 3 (2.97%) Veeam
10 3 (2.97%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.97%) Apple
10 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.98%) Juniper
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Great Bonus and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
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Salary: £28k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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