The first table below looks at the demand for the Windows Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank - 237 246
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 0 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 7
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+19.28% +0.71%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the North West region.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the North West

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (45.45%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Avaya
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) ProCurve
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) PKI
7 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) IPsec
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Avaya
3 4 (36.36%) ProCurve
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) IBM