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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 565 535 554
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 58 111 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 54 98 101
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
38736 39290 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.73% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 33308 33856
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Surbiton - 8 £85,000 -
City of London +34 2 £39,000 -22.00% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (58.78%) VMware
3 75 (57.25%) Windows Server
4 56 (42.75%) Active Directory
5 55 (41.98%) PowerShell
6 54 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
8 49 (37.40%) Linux
9 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (32.06%) IIS
11 40 (30.53%) DNS
12 39 (29.77%) Finance
13 37 (28.24%) SCCM
14 34 (25.95%) Citrix
15 31 (23.66%) Cisco
16 27 (20.61%) SAN
17 26 (19.85%) MS Exchange
18 24 (18.32%) SCOM
19 23 (17.56%) Degree
19 23 (17.56%) Exchange Server 2010
19 23 (17.56%) Firewall
20 20 (15.27%) DHCP
21 19 (14.50%) HP
22 18 (13.74%) Dell
22 18 (13.74%) Clustering
22 18 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
23 17 (12.98%) TCP/IP
23 17 (12.98%) Data Centre
24 16 (12.21%) SQL

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 42 (32.06%) IIS
2 26 (19.85%) MS Exchange
3 23 (17.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.11%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.05%) CMS
7 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.53%) Apache
10 1 (0.76%) Confluence
10 1 (0.76%) nginx
10 1 (0.76%) Node.js
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.76%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.63%) Office 365
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.53%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (30.53%) DNS
2 27 (20.61%) SAN
3 23 (17.56%) Firewall
4 20 (15.27%) DHCP
5 17 (12.98%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.92%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.87%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (6.87%) NAS
8 6 (4.58%) VLAN
9 5 (3.82%) VoIP
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.05%) VPN
10 4 (3.05%) WAN
11 3 (2.29%) LAN
11 3 (2.29%) Network Security
12 2 (1.53%) Internet
12 2 (1.53%) SSL
12 2 (1.53%) Wireless
13 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.82%) Informix
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 39 (29.77%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Law
3 6 (4.58%) Advertising
4 5 (3.82%) Back Office
4 5 (3.82%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.05%) Games
5 4 (3.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.21%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) Middleware
3 3 (2.29%) SAP Basis
3 3 (2.29%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.76%) LAMP
4 1 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Clustering
2 17 (12.98%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.40%) PKI
4 8 (6.11%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.05%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.53%) Fintech
6 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (57.25%) Windows Server
3 54 (41.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (37.40%) Linux
5 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.87%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.58%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.82%) CentOS
9 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.82%) Unix
9 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.53%) Fedora
11 2 (1.53%) VMS
12 1 (0.76%) Debian
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
2 14 (10.69%) High Availability
3 13 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.16%) DevOps
5 11 (8.40%) Patch Management
6 10 (7.63%) Business Continuity
6 10 (7.63%) Investment Management
6 10 (7.63%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.63%) Process Management
6 10 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.11%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.34%) Scrum
8 7 (5.34%) Server Building
8 7 (5.34%) Service Management
9 4 (3.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.05%) Data Management
9 4 (3.05%) ITIL
9 4 (3.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.98%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.21%) SQL
3 10 (7.63%) C#
4 8 (6.11%) VB
5 3 (2.29%) VBScript
6 2 (1.53%) Perl
6 2 (1.53%) Python
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.76%) Java
7 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.63%) CCNA
3 10 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.11%) MCSE
5 7 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.29%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.29%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (2.29%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.29%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) BS7799
1 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.76%) QA
1 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (42.75%) Active Directory
2 42 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.69%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (10.69%) vSphere
4 11 (8.40%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.11%) XenApp
6 6 (4.58%) vCloud
7 4 (3.05%) KVM
7 4 (3.05%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.53%) LXC
8 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (28.24%) SCCM
2 24 (18.32%) SCOM
3 12 (9.16%) NetBackup
4 11 (8.40%) Puppet
5 8 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.82%) Ansible
6 5 (3.82%) Nagios
6 5 (3.82%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.05%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.29%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.53%) FreeIPA
9 2 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.53%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.53%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.76%) Cacti
10 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (58.78%) VMware
2 50 (38.17%) Microsoft
3 34 (25.95%) Citrix
4 31 (23.66%) Cisco
5 19 (14.50%) HP
6 18 (13.74%) Dell
7 15 (11.45%) NetApp
7 15 (11.45%) Symantec
8 10 (7.63%) Apple
9 8 (6.11%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.11%) IBM
9 8 (6.11%) SonicWALL
10 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.82%) Veeam
12 4 (3.05%) EMC
13 3 (2.29%) Altiris
13 3 (2.29%) Google
13 3 (2.29%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.29%) SAP
13 3 (2.29%) Sybase
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