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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 590 555 594
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 39 69 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.17% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 42
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 £31,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
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
43577 41676 47883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.38% 93.50% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36395 35004 41511
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £43,750 - 1
City of London -2 3 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
3 37 (54.41%) VMware
4 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
6 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
7 28 (41.18%) IIS
8 24 (35.29%) Linux
8 24 (35.29%) DNS
8 24 (35.29%) PowerShell
9 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
9 23 (33.82%) SQL
10 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
10 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (25.00%) .NET
13 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
13 16 (23.53%) HP
13 16 (23.53%) Firewall
13 16 (23.53%) Puppet
14 14 (20.59%) DevOps
14 14 (20.59%) SAN
15 13 (19.12%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (19.12%) vSphere
16 12 (17.65%) SCCM
16 12 (17.65%) Cisco
16 12 (17.65%) Finance
16 12 (17.65%) Ruby
16 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
17 11 (16.18%) Windows 7

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (41.18%) IIS
2 16 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.29%) Apache
4 7 (10.29%) Lync
5 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.35%) Jetty
6 5 (7.35%) nginx
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.29%) DNS
2 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
3 16 (23.53%) Firewall
4 14 (20.59%) SAN
5 9 (13.24%) DHCP
6 8 (11.76%) VPN
7 5 (7.35%) VoIP
8 4 (5.88%) FTP
8 4 (5.88%) HTTP
8 4 (5.88%) IPv4
8 4 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
9 3 (4.41%) IPv6
10 2 (2.94%) Internet
10 2 (2.94%) WAN
10 2 (2.94%) LDAP
10 2 (2.94%) LAN
10 2 (2.94%) NAS
11 1 (1.47%) SSH
11 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
4 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) Redis
7 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Advertising
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) Middleware
3 4 (5.88%) LAMP
3 4 (5.88%) XML
3 4 (5.88%) XSL
3 4 (5.88%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.47%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Open Source
2 5 (7.35%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Wiki
6 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (35.29%) Linux
4 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (13.24%) UNIX
8 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.94%) Android
10 2 (2.94%) CentOS
10 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.47%) Debian
11 1 (1.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) DevOps
2 13 (19.12%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.88%) Service Management
7 4 (5.88%) Data Security
7 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Investment Management
7 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.41%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.47%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 23 (33.82%) SQL
3 12 (17.65%) Ruby
4 10 (14.71%) Python
5 9 (13.24%) Perl
6 6 (8.82%) Java
7 5 (7.35%) C#
8 4 (5.88%) XPath
9 3 (4.41%) VBScript
10 1 (1.47%) VB
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) MCSE
2 2 (2.94%) MCSA
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (19.12%) vSphere
4 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.82%) KVM
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.47%) XenApp
7 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) Puppet
2 12 (17.65%) SCCM
3 9 (13.24%) Nagios
4 8 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.35%) Check_MK
6 3 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.41%) SCOM
6 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.94%) WSUS
7 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.47%) Cacti
8 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) VMware
2 33 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.53%) HP
4 12 (17.65%) Cisco
5 7 (10.29%) EMC
6 6 (8.82%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.35%) Juniper
8 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.88%) Symantec
8 4 (5.88%) Sony
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix
8 4 (5.88%) Dell
8 4 (5.88%) Brocade
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle
10 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.47%) SAP
10 1 (1.47%) IBM
10 1 (1.47%) Altiris
10 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + on call + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago