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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows System Administrator
Rank 432 402 434
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 8 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.11% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £42,500 £40,600
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Histogram 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 19 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
Berkshire -3 4 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey 0 1 £38,000 +16.92%
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) HP
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) XenApp
9 4 (23.53%) LPAR
9 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
9 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
9 4 (23.53%) ITSM
9 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (23.53%) Legal
9 4 (23.53%) Validation
9 4 (23.53%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) IPv4
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) LPAR
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Fedora
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) KVM
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Rackspace