The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank - 229 243
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 0 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 5
Average salary - £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
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 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 20 August 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) PKI
5 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
5 3 (37.50%) NFS
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Games
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) IBM