The first table below looks at the demand for the Windows Administrator role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 24 July 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 807 697 776
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 108 172 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 98 137 113
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK.

Windows Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Administrator over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 within the UK.

Windows Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
England -88 96 £45,000 +20.00% 10
London -46 46 £45,000 - 8
South East -42 21 £35,250 +0.71% 1
East of England +3 18 £51,250 +48.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 9 £55,000 +59.42%
Cambridge -3 9 £55,000 +59.42%
Surrey +12 8 £47,500 +23.37%
Berkshire +3 8 £29,500 -12.59%
Reading -1 8 £29,500 -9.23%
City of London 0 7 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £45,000 - 1
South West -17 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Epsom 0 5 £47,500 +23.37%
Yorkshire -35 5 £29,000 +5.45%
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
Bristol - 5 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £41,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £41,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire -7 3 £29,000 -
Hertfordshire -19 3 £41,000 -
Essex - 3 £37,500 - 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £29,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Bedford - 3 £29,000 -
Goole - 3 £29,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £41,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £38,250 -
Bath -19 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Somerset -24 1 £37,500 +25.00%

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 148 (58.27%) Active Directory
3 141 (55.51%) VMware
4 121 (47.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (41.73%) Microsoft
6 98 (38.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 92 (36.22%) Linux
8 91 (35.83%) SQL Server
9 78 (30.71%) IIS
10 71 (27.95%) Firewall
11 67 (26.38%) DNS
12 61 (24.02%) SAN
13 60 (23.62%) MS Exchange
14 55 (21.65%) MS Excel
15 52 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 50 (19.69%) PowerShell
17 49 (19.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 45 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (17.72%) TCP/IP
19 44 (17.32%) Citrix
19 44 (17.32%) Windows 7
20 41 (16.14%) HP
21 39 (15.35%) SQL
22 38 (14.96%) Degree
23 37 (14.57%) vSphere
24 33 (12.99%) Cisco
25 31 (12.20%) MySQL
26 30 (11.81%) MCSE
26 30 (11.81%) VMware ESX
27 29 (11.42%) DHCP

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 78 (30.71%) IIS
2 60 (23.62%) MS Exchange
3 27 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.91%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.12%) Apache
6 10 (3.94%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.54%) CMS
8 8 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.36%) Umbraco
10 6 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.97%) Lync
11 5 (1.97%) Commerce Server
12 3 (1.18%) nginx
12 3 (1.18%) Jetty
12 3 (1.18%) Drupal
13 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 55 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.12%) Office 365
2 12 (4.72%) SaaS
3 10 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 71 (27.95%) Firewall
2 67 (26.38%) DNS
3 61 (24.02%) SAN
4 45 (17.72%) TCP/IP
5 29 (11.42%) DHCP
6 23 (9.06%) VPN
7 22 (8.66%) HTTP
8 21 (8.27%) VoIP
9 20 (7.87%) VLAN
10 17 (6.69%) Network Security
11 15 (5.91%) LAN
11 15 (5.91%) SMTP
12 14 (5.51%) WAN
13 11 (4.33%) NAS
13 11 (4.33%) IPsec
13 11 (4.33%) IPv4
14 10 (3.94%) Internet
15 9 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (3.54%) SSL
16 8 (3.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (35.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.20%) MySQL
3 19 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.15%) Big Data
5 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.97%) DB2
7 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.76%) Subversion
3 5 (1.97%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.79%) Hudson
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 26 (10.24%) Finance
2 8 (3.15%) Back Office
3 6 (2.36%) Banking
4 5 (1.97%) Games
4 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.57%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 2 (0.79%) Law
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.63%) .NET
2 14 (5.51%) XML
3 12 (4.72%) HTML
4 8 (3.15%) Middleware
5 7 (2.76%) Web Services
6 6 (2.36%) LAMP
7 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.97%) COM
8 4 (1.57%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.18%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.18%) XSL
9 3 (1.18%) COM+
10 2 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.39%) WAMP
11 1 (0.39%) Symfony
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.48%) Clustering
2 12 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.94%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.36%) Open Source
6 4 (1.57%) Kindle
6 4 (1.57%) LPAR
7 3 (1.18%) PKI
8 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.79%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.79%) Wiki
8 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.39%) EPoS
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 121 (47.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (36.22%) Linux
4 52 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (19.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (17.32%) Windows 7
7 20 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.91%) UNIX
9 13 (5.12%) CentOS
10 9 (3.54%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.54%) Windows 2000
11 8 (3.15%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.15%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.36%) AIX
12 6 (2.36%) Solaris
12 6 (2.36%) Debian
13 5 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.97%) Fedora
14 4 (1.57%) HPUX
14 4 (1.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (9.45%) Configuration Management
2 24 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (8.66%) ITIL
3 22 (8.66%) E-Commerce
4 20 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (5.51%) Load Balancing
6 12 (4.72%) DevOps
7 11 (4.33%) Problem Management
8 10 (3.94%) Information Management
9 9 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.54%) Service Management
10 8 (3.15%) DNA
10 8 (3.15%) High Availability
10 8 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.76%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.76%) Data Security
11 7 (2.76%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.36%) Strategic Planning
13 5 (1.97%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.69%) PowerShell
2 39 (15.35%) SQL
3 13 (5.12%) Ruby
4 11 (4.33%) Python
5 10 (3.94%) Perl
6 8 (3.15%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.76%) C#
8 6 (2.36%) Java
8 6 (2.36%) VBScript
9 5 (1.97%) PHP
10 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.18%) XPath
11 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (14.96%) Degree
3 30 (11.81%) MCSE
4 10 (3.94%) CCNA
4 10 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (3.94%) MCITP
5 8 (3.15%) MCSA
6 7 (2.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.57%) RHCE
9 2 (0.79%) CCA
9 2 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.79%) MCP
10 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) RHCT
10 1 (0.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.97%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 148 (58.27%) Active Directory
2 98 (38.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (14.57%) vSphere
4 30 (11.81%) VMware ESX
5 28 (11.02%) Hyper-V
6 14 (5.51%) XenApp
7 11 (4.33%) KVM
8 10 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (3.15%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.97%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.97%) Xen
11 4 (1.57%) vCloud
12 3 (1.18%) Snort
12 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.18%) NFS
13 2 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.79%) pfSense
13 2 (0.79%) qmail
14 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (8.27%) Nagios
2 19 (7.48%) SCCM
3 16 (6.30%) Puppet
4 11 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.94%) WSUS
6 9 (3.54%) SCOM
6 9 (3.54%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.15%) logstash
8 7 (2.76%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (1.97%) Cacti
11 4 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.79%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.79%) Zenoss
13 2 (0.79%) Plesk
14 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
14 1 (0.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 141 (55.51%) VMware
2 106 (41.73%) Microsoft
3 44 (17.32%) Citrix
4 41 (16.14%) HP
5 33 (12.99%) Cisco
6 23 (9.06%) Red Hat
7 16 (6.30%) Dell
8 15 (5.91%) EMC
9 14 (5.51%) IBM
10 8 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.15%) Oracle
10 8 (3.15%) Riverbed
10 8 (3.15%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.76%) Brocade
12 6 (2.36%) Juniper
13 4 (1.57%) NetApp
13 4 (1.57%) Symantec
13 4 (1.57%) Avaya
13 4 (1.57%) JBoss
13 4 (1.57%) ProCurve
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum +bonus + health + pension etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 37-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
World First
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago