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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 244 241 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 12 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.18% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 7 £47,500 -
Manchester +3 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) VMware
3 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 18 (85.71%) HP
4 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (66.67%) Firewall
5 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (61.90%) MCSE
7 12 (57.14%) VoIP
7 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (57.14%) CCNA
7 12 (57.14%) Cisco
7 12 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (57.14%) Office 365
8 10 (47.62%) Software Deployment
8 10 (47.62%) ProCurve
8 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
8 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
8 10 (47.62%) Avaya
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 5 (23.81%) SCCM
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
11 3 (14.29%) .NET
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) Kerberos

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Deployment
1 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (61.90%) MCSE
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) NFS
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) MOM
2 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) HP
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Cisco
5 10 (47.62%) ProCurve
5 10 (47.62%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Mitel
8 1 (4.76%) CA
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) IBM