The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 434 412 436
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 9 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.12% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 9
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,500 £39,400
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21093 20797 22222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.72% 95.10% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16614 17166 18964
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

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

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the South East

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Buckinghamshire +2 4 - -
Berkshire -17 4 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £38,000 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (33.33%) IIS
8 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (27.78%) HP
9 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) KVM
10 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (22.22%) XenApp
10 4 (22.22%) LPAR
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
10 4 (22.22%) Service Management

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Drupal
4 2 (11.11%) Alfresco
4 2 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) IPv4
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (22.22%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) KVM
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
5 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) Plesk
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Dell