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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 587 631 548
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -83
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 40 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 45
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,700 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
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
41030 45957 40997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.83% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34695 38483 34477
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 £32,500 £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 May 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 May 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 +48 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 7 £38,500 -0.64%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (54.74%) DNS
2 52 (54.74%) Microsoft
3 46 (48.42%) VMware
4 43 (45.26%) Active Directory
5 39 (41.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (34.74%) IIS
7 32 (33.68%) PowerShell
7 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
9 26 (27.37%) Linux
10 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
10 23 (24.21%) .NET
10 23 (24.21%) Cisco
10 23 (24.21%) Firewall
10 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (23.16%) DevOps
12 21 (22.11%) Finance
13 19 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
14 18 (18.95%) Degree
15 17 (17.89%) Puppet
16 16 (16.84%) Load Balancing
17 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
17 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (14.74%) DHCP
18 14 (14.74%) SQL
18 14 (14.74%) Perl
19 13 (13.68%) Python

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (34.74%) IIS
2 19 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.53%) Apache
5 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.11%) nginx
8 1 (1.05%) Lync
8 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.37%) Office 365
4 4 (4.21%) GitHub
5 3 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.11%) SaaS
6 2 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 52 (54.74%) DNS
2 23 (24.21%) Firewall
3 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
4 14 (14.74%) DHCP
5 13 (13.68%) SAN
6 10 (10.53%) HTTP
7 9 (9.47%) VPN
8 8 (8.42%) SSL
9 6 (6.32%) VoIP
9 6 (6.32%) NAS
10 5 (5.26%) LDAP
10 5 (5.26%) LAN
10 5 (5.26%) Kerberos
11 4 (4.21%) Internet
11 4 (4.21%) WAN
12 2 (2.11%) SMTP
12 2 (2.11%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.11%) FTP
12 2 (2.11%) PBX
12 2 (2.11%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.21%) Subversion
4 4 (4.21%) JIRA
5 3 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (22.11%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Law
2 4 (4.21%) Banking
2 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.16%) French Language
3 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Private Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.05%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.21%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) Middleware
3 3 (3.16%) COM
4 2 (2.11%) Memcached
5 1 (1.05%) LAMP
5 1 (1.05%) Web Services
5 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.37%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.26%) Clustering
5 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.11%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.11%) Derivative
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Replication
6 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.05%) BBC
7 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (41.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (27.37%) Linux
5 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.42%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.26%) CentOS
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.16%) Debian
9 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.11%) Fedora
10 2 (2.11%) UNIX
11 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.05%) Solaris
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) DevOps
2 16 (16.84%) Load Balancing
3 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.63%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.58%) ITIL
5 11 (11.58%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.37%) Change Management
6 7 (7.37%) Open Source
7 4 (4.21%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.21%) Release Management
7 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.11%) Business Development
9 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.11%) Security Patching
9 2 (2.11%) Server Building
9 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.11%) Security Hardening
9 2 (2.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) PowerShell
2 14 (14.74%) Perl
2 14 (14.74%) SQL
3 13 (13.68%) Python
4 10 (10.53%) Ruby
5 6 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (2.11%) C
7 2 (2.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.37%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) MCITP
5 2 (2.11%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.11%) LPIC
6 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) VCP4
6 1 (1.05%) VCP5
6 1 (1.05%) MCP
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) CISSP
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (45.26%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.63%) vSphere
4 11 (11.58%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (9.47%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.26%) Varnish
7 4 (4.21%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.21%) Xen
8 3 (3.16%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.16%) XenApp
9 2 (2.11%) NFS
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (17.89%) Puppet
2 13 (13.68%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.53%) Nagios
4 9 (9.47%) SCCM
5 8 (8.42%) Graphite
6 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
7 4 (4.21%) StatsD
7 4 (4.21%) logstash
8 3 (3.16%) SCOM
8 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (2.11%) WSUS
9 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.11%) Cacti
9 2 (2.11%) Sysprep
9 2 (2.11%) HP SIM
10 1 (1.05%) CFEngine
10 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.05%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 52 (54.74%) Microsoft
2 46 (48.42%) VMware
3 23 (24.21%) Cisco
4 13 (13.68%) Red Hat
5 12 (12.63%) NetApp
6 11 (11.58%) Riverbed
7 10 (10.53%) EMC
7 10 (10.53%) HP
8 9 (9.47%) Citrix
9 5 (5.26%) Symantec
9 5 (5.26%) Sophos
9 5 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 5 (5.26%) IronPort
10 4 (4.21%) Oracle
11 3 (3.16%) Apple
11 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.16%) Veeam
11 3 (3.16%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.11%) F5