The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 239 238 215
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 11 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 14
Average salary £39,421 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -15.58%
Windows 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 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 5963 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.39% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4891 4703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,859
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Windows Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Windows Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Wiltshire -1 8 £39,421 +31.40%
Bristol 0 2 £38,750 -44.64%
Gloucestershire +10 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Windows 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
4 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
5 15 (57.69%) DNS
5 15 (57.69%) DHCP
5 15 (57.69%) SQL
6 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (50.00%) Finance
8 12 (46.15%) IIS
8 12 (46.15%) ITIL
9 11 (42.31%) Clustering
9 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
9 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
10 10 (38.46%) Web Services
11 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (34.62%) Banking
11 9 (34.62%) PKI
11 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
11 9 (34.62%) Time Management
11 9 (34.62%) Project Management
11 9 (34.62%) Business Transformation
12 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
12 8 (30.77%) Citrix
13 7 (26.92%) VMware
14 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
15 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Windows 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (46.15%) IIS
2 9 (34.62%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
3 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DHCP
1 15 (57.69%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Clustering
2 9 (34.62%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) CentOS
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Business Transformation
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) PowerShell
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
1 4 (15.38%) WSUS
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Citrix
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Dell KACE
3 4 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Sophos