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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 811 727 715
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 75 145 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 59 111 141
Average salary £50,000 £40,699 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 23 January 2015 within the UK.

Windows Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Administrator
Top 28 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 23 January 2015. 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 -52 73 £50,000 +19.04% 14
London -21 51 £50,000 +11.11% 12
City of London +4 20 £51,000 +20.00% 1
South East -44 15 £35,000 -6.66%
Berkshire -4 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Abingdon - 6 £41,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £41,000 -
Reading +5 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Cambridge 0 2 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £47,500 +2.70%
East of England -14 2 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Yorkshire -24 2 £35,000 +16.66%
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hungerford -2 1 - -
North West -10 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -17 1 £35,000 -14.00%
Wembley - 1 £28,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Hayes - 1 £42,500 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (52.23%) VMware
3 75 (47.77%) Active Directory
4 73 (46.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
6 58 (36.94%) Linux
7 56 (35.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (31.85%) DNS
9 49 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (28.66%) MS Excel
11 42 (26.75%) IIS
12 40 (25.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
14 36 (22.93%) Degree
15 34 (21.66%) SQL
15 34 (21.66%) SAN
16 31 (19.75%) TCP/IP
16 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
17 29 (18.47%) Firewall
18 28 (17.83%) Perl
19 27 (17.20%) MS Exchange
20 26 (16.56%) Finance
21 24 (15.29%) Python
21 24 (15.29%) DevOps
22 21 (13.38%) Windows 7
23 20 (12.74%) Citrix
23 20 (12.74%) Puppet
24 19 (12.10%) Hyper-V
24 19 (12.10%) Ruby
25 18 (11.46%) HP

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 42 (26.75%) IIS
2 27 (17.20%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.55%) SharePoint
4 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (7.64%) Apache
6 7 (4.46%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.18%) nginx
9 4 (2.55%) Jetty
9 4 (2.55%) Lync
10 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.27%) JBoss
12 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (28.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (31.85%) DNS
2 34 (21.66%) SAN
3 31 (19.75%) TCP/IP
4 29 (18.47%) Firewall
5 14 (8.92%) DHCP
6 9 (5.73%) LAN
6 9 (5.73%) WAN
7 8 (5.10%) NAS
8 7 (4.46%) VPN
9 6 (3.82%) VoIP
9 6 (3.82%) FTP
9 6 (3.82%) Network Security
9 6 (3.82%) SSL
10 5 (3.18%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.18%) HTTP
10 5 (3.18%) Internet
11 2 (1.27%) RTP
11 2 (1.27%) SMTP
11 2 (1.27%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) MySQL
3 7 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Subversion
1 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.27%) Hudson
2 2 (1.27%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.27%) Maven
2 2 (1.27%) Ant
2 2 (1.27%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (16.56%) Finance
2 13 (8.28%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Marketing
4 4 (2.55%) Automotive
5 3 (1.91%) Law
5 3 (1.91%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.19%) .NET
2 10 (6.37%) LAMP
3 7 (4.46%) Middleware
4 4 (2.55%) XML
5 2 (1.27%) XSL
5 2 (1.27%) HTML
5 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.27%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.64%) Lucene
6 1 (0.64%) Memcached
6 1 (0.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.64%) Open Source
2 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.46%) EqualLogic
4 6 (3.82%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.18%) Replication
6 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.55%) Physics
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.64%) Derivative
8 1 (0.64%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (46.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (36.94%) Linux
4 56 (35.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (25.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (13.38%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.64%) Ubuntu
8 10 (6.37%) Windows NT
9 9 (5.73%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.73%) Windows 2000
9 9 (5.73%) UNIX
10 8 (5.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (5.10%) CentOS
11 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.91%) Debian
12 3 (1.91%) Fedora
13 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.29%) DevOps
2 15 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (7.01%) Load Balancing
3 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
4 9 (5.73%) Configuration Management
4 9 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (3.82%) Migration
5 6 (3.82%) ITIL
6 5 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.55%) Web Development
7 4 (2.55%) Project Management
7 4 (2.55%) Investment Management
7 4 (2.55%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (2.55%) Change Control
8 3 (1.91%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.91%) Service Delivery
8 3 (1.91%) Change Management
8 3 (1.91%) CRM
8 3 (1.91%) Software Deployment
8 3 (1.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.66%) SQL
2 31 (19.75%) PowerShell
3 28 (17.83%) Perl
4 24 (15.29%) Python
5 19 (12.10%) Ruby
6 13 (8.28%) VBScript
7 10 (6.37%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.73%) Java
9 7 (4.46%) PHP
9 7 (4.46%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.55%) C
11 2 (1.27%) C#
11 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.27%) VB
11 2 (1.27%) XPath
12 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (22.93%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.73%) MCSE
4 3 (1.91%) CCNA
4 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.27%) MCP
5 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.27%) MCITP
5 2 (1.27%) MCSA
5 2 (1.27%) CCNP
5 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) CCA
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 75 (47.77%) Active Directory
2 49 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.10%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.64%) VMware ESX
5 11 (7.01%) KVM
6 9 (5.73%) vSphere
7 6 (3.82%) Snort
7 6 (3.82%) Xen
8 4 (2.55%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.55%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.91%) XenApp
9 3 (1.91%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.91%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.64%) NFS
11 1 (0.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (12.74%) Puppet
2 13 (8.28%) Nagios
3 12 (7.64%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (7.01%) SCCM
5 10 (6.37%) BladeLogic
6 7 (4.46%) Cacti
6 7 (4.46%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (2.55%) SCOM
8 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
8 4 (2.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (2.55%) Check_MK
9 3 (1.91%) WSUS
9 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.64%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.64%) Legato
10 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.64%) Control-M
10 1 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 82 (52.23%) VMware
2 66 (42.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.74%) Citrix
4 18 (11.46%) HP
5 14 (8.92%) Red Hat
6 13 (8.28%) EMC
6 13 (8.28%) Cisco
7 9 (5.73%) Symantec
8 8 (5.10%) NetApp
8 8 (5.10%) IBM
8 8 (5.10%) Dell
9 7 (4.46%) Riverbed
10 6 (3.82%) Avaya
11 5 (3.18%) Juniper
11 5 (3.18%) Oracle
12 4 (2.55%) BMC
12 4 (2.55%) Intel
12 4 (2.55%) Websense
13 3 (1.91%) Sony
14 2 (1.27%) Altiris
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