The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 803 679 798
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +119
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 91 200 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.19% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.20% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 85 157 87
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,913 £32,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 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
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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 -101 84 £42,500 - 7
London -51 48 £46,250 -2.63% 3
East of England +7 16 £42,500 +25.00% 2
South East -21 12 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Cambridge +6 8 £46,000 +37.31% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £46,000 +35.29% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £42,500 - 1
Reading -4 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Berkshire -7 4 £35,000 -
City of London -13 4 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire -75 3 £29,000 -41.41%
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £29,000 - 1
Essex - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland - 3 £37,000 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £41,750 - 2
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £41,750 - 1
Bedford - 3 £29,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £41,000 -
South West -29 2 £42,500 +25.92%
Goole - 2 £29,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 £37,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £41,000 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 - -
Surrey -9 1 £38,000 +16.92%
Birmingham -9 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester -20 1 £35,000 -18.12%
North West -27 1 £35,000 -18.12%

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (56.95%) VMware
3 123 (55.16%) Active Directory
4 103 (46.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (43.05%) Linux
6 85 (38.12%) SQL Server
6 85 (38.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 82 (36.77%) Microsoft
8 71 (31.84%) IIS
9 61 (27.35%) DNS
10 58 (26.01%) Firewall
11 54 (24.22%) SAN
12 52 (23.32%) TCP/IP
13 51 (22.87%) MS Excel
14 49 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (21.52%) MS Exchange
16 44 (19.73%) PowerShell
17 42 (18.83%) SQL
18 39 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 38 (17.04%) Windows 7
20 37 (16.59%) Degree
21 35 (15.70%) MySQL
22 34 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
23 33 (14.80%) HP
24 31 (13.90%) Citrix
25 30 (13.45%) DHCP
26 27 (12.11%) Cisco
26 27 (12.11%) Nagios
26 27 (12.11%) Ruby
26 27 (12.11%) Performance Tuning

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 71 (31.84%) IIS
2 48 (21.52%) MS Exchange
3 17 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.83%) Apache
5 9 (4.04%) Lync
5 9 (4.04%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.14%) Jetty
7 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.14%) nginx
7 7 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.45%) Drupal
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.14%) Office 365
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.24%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (27.35%) DNS
2 58 (26.01%) Firewall
3 54 (24.22%) SAN
4 52 (23.32%) TCP/IP
5 30 (13.45%) DHCP
6 22 (9.87%) VPN
7 20 (8.97%) HTTP
8 18 (8.07%) LAN
9 17 (7.62%) VoIP
9 17 (7.62%) WAN
9 17 (7.62%) VLAN
10 15 (6.73%) SMTP
10 15 (6.73%) Network Security
11 9 (4.04%) IPv4
12 8 (3.59%) ISDN
12 8 (3.59%) PPTP
12 8 (3.59%) H.323
12 8 (3.59%) IPsec
13 6 (2.69%) Internet
13 6 (2.69%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (38.12%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.70%) MySQL
3 16 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.59%) Big Data
6 7 (3.14%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.90%) Redis
11 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.04%) Subversion
3 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 23 (10.31%) Finance
2 8 (3.59%) Back Office
3 6 (2.69%) Banking
4 5 (2.24%) Advertising
5 4 (1.79%) Legal
5 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.97%) .NET
2 16 (7.17%) XML
3 12 (5.38%) LAMP
4 11 (4.93%) HTML
5 8 (3.59%) Middleware
6 4 (1.79%) XSL
6 4 (1.79%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.79%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.35%) COM+
8 2 (0.90%) Web Services
8 2 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.45%) WAMP
9 1 (0.45%) Symfony
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.28%) Open Source
2 14 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.59%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.14%) Clustering
5 5 (2.24%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.79%) LPAR
6 4 (1.79%) Kindle
7 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.90%) Wiki
7 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) iPhone
8 1 (0.45%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 223 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (46.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (43.05%) Linux
4 49 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (17.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (17.04%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.48%) CentOS
8 8 (3.59%) UNIX
8 8 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.14%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.69%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.24%) Android
11 5 (2.24%) Debian
12 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.90%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.11%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.76%) DevOps
4 23 (10.31%) Configuration Management
5 18 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (6.73%) ITIL
6 15 (6.73%) Load Balancing
6 15 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (4.48%) E-Commerce
7 10 (4.48%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (3.59%) DNA
9 8 (3.59%) Service Management
9 8 (3.59%) High Availability
10 7 (3.14%) Information Management
11 5 (2.24%) Service Delivery
12 4 (1.79%) ITSM
12 4 (1.79%) Data Security
12 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2
12 4 (1.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.73%) PowerShell
2 42 (18.83%) SQL
3 27 (12.11%) Ruby
4 22 (9.87%) Perl
5 21 (9.42%) Python
6 12 (5.38%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.04%) VBScript
9 8 (3.59%) Java
9 8 (3.59%) C#
10 4 (1.79%) PHP
10 4 (1.79%) XPath
11 3 (1.35%) VB
12 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (16.59%) Degree
2 34 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.97%) MCSE
4 10 (4.48%) MCSA
5 8 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.69%) CCNA
6 6 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.69%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.24%) MCITP
8 3 (1.35%) CCA
8 3 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.90%) CCNP
9 2 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 123 (55.16%) Active Directory
2 85 (38.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.31%) VMware ESX
3 23 (10.31%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.42%) vSphere
5 20 (8.97%) KVM
6 12 (5.38%) XenApp
7 8 (3.59%) Snort
7 8 (3.59%) Xen
8 6 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.24%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.90%) pfSense
12 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (12.11%) Nagios
2 26 (11.66%) Puppet
3 19 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.17%) SCCM
5 10 (4.48%) Cacti
5 10 (4.48%) WSUS
6 9 (4.04%) SCOM
6 9 (4.04%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.59%) logstash
8 6 (2.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (2.69%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.69%) Check_MK
9 3 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 127 (56.95%) VMware
2 82 (36.77%) Microsoft
3 33 (14.80%) HP
4 31 (13.90%) Citrix
5 27 (12.11%) Cisco
6 13 (5.83%) IBM
7 12 (5.38%) Dell
8 11 (4.93%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.48%) Juniper
10 9 (4.04%) SolarWinds
10 9 (4.04%) Oracle
11 8 (3.59%) Riverbed
12 6 (2.69%) EMC
13 5 (2.24%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.24%) Symantec
14 4 (1.79%) Sony
14 4 (1.79%) Brocade
15 3 (1.35%) SAP
15 3 (1.35%) McAfee
15 3 (1.35%) Sophos
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IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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