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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 811 713 735
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 82 200 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 70 146 122
Average salary £43,250 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,054 £29,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £65,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,500
% 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -135 77 £44,000 +4.76% 12
London -68 37 £50,000 -4.76% 10
South East -24 18 £42,500 +23.18% 1
East of England -15 9 £44,000 +22.22%
Berkshire +14 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £44,000 +22.22%
Cambridge +1 8 £44,000 +17.33%
City of London +13 6 £46,250 +1.64% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £47,500 -
North West -23 4 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire -63 4 £35,000 +16.66%
West Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
West Midlands -17 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Manchester -21 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Oxfordshire +12 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Worcestershire +7 2 £37,500 +5.63%
North Yorkshire -4 2 £35,000 +6.06%
Harrogate -4 2 £35,000 +6.06%
Crawley - 2 £32,500 -
Abingdon - 2 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +6 1 £29,000 +1.75%
Southampton +5 1 £33,500 +21.81%
Bristol +3 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Scotland +1 1 £37,000 -1.33%
Reading 0 1 £33,000 -22.35%
Hampshire -14 1 £33,500 +21.81%
South West -24 1 £42,500 +18.05%

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (57.53%) VMware
3 94 (50.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 79 (42.47%) Linux
6 70 (37.63%) Microsoft
6 70 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (32.26%) IIS
8 55 (29.57%) DNS
9 54 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (27.42%) SQL Server
11 50 (26.88%) MS Excel
11 50 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (23.12%) TCP/IP
13 41 (22.04%) SAN
14 39 (20.97%) Firewall
14 39 (20.97%) PowerShell
14 39 (20.97%) SQL
15 36 (19.35%) Degree
16 35 (18.82%) MS Exchange
17 31 (16.67%) HP
18 30 (16.13%) DevOps
19 28 (15.05%) Windows 7
19 28 (15.05%) Citrix
20 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (13.44%) Hyper-V
21 25 (13.44%) Puppet
22 23 (12.37%) Perl
22 23 (12.37%) Ruby
23 21 (11.29%) Cisco

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (32.26%) IIS
2 35 (18.82%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.99%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.99%) Apache
5 9 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.76%) Jetty
6 7 (3.76%) Lync
7 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.23%) nginx
7 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.61%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.08%) JBoss
9 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (26.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.15%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (29.57%) DNS
2 43 (23.12%) TCP/IP
3 41 (22.04%) SAN
4 39 (20.97%) Firewall
5 20 (10.75%) DHCP
6 14 (7.53%) LAN
7 13 (6.99%) WAN
7 13 (6.99%) VPN
8 12 (6.45%) Network Security
9 11 (5.91%) HTTP
10 10 (5.38%) VoIP
10 10 (5.38%) VLAN
11 7 (3.76%) NAS
12 6 (3.23%) SMTP
12 6 (3.23%) SSL
12 6 (3.23%) IPv4
13 5 (2.69%) FTP
14 4 (2.15%) IPsec
14 4 (2.15%) ISDN
14 4 (2.15%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.68%) MySQL
3 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.76%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.15%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Subversion
1 6 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.61%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.08%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.08%) Hudson
3 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.08%) Maven
3 2 (1.08%) Ant
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (10.75%) Finance
2 12 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Advertising
3 5 (2.69%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Marketing
4 4 (2.15%) Automotive
4 4 (2.15%) Legal
4 4 (2.15%) Back Office
5 3 (1.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.75%) .NET
2 10 (5.38%) Middleware
2 10 (5.38%) XML
3 9 (4.84%) LAMP
4 5 (2.69%) HTML
5 4 (2.15%) XSL
5 4 (2.15%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.61%) Web Services
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.54%) WAMP
7 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.45%) Open Source
4 5 (2.69%) Clustering
5 4 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.15%) Physics
5 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.15%) Replication
5 4 (2.15%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.15%) LPAR
6 3 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.08%) iPhone
7 2 (1.08%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) Wiki
8 1 (0.54%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (50.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (42.47%) Linux
4 54 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (26.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (15.05%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.45%) Windows 2000
8 10 (5.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (5.38%) CentOS
8 10 (5.38%) UNIX
9 9 (4.84%) Windows NT
10 6 (3.23%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.69%) Android
11 5 (2.69%) Debian
12 3 (1.61%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.61%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (1.61%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.13%) DevOps
2 19 (10.22%) Configuration Management
3 17 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (9.14%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.60%) Load Balancing
5 12 (6.45%) ITIL
6 11 (5.91%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.76%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.23%) Line Management
11 4 (2.15%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.15%) Project Management
11 4 (2.15%) Service Management
11 4 (2.15%) DNA
11 4 (2.15%) Validation
11 4 (2.15%) Change Control
11 4 (2.15%) High Availability
11 4 (2.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.97%) SQL
1 39 (20.97%) PowerShell
2 23 (12.37%) Ruby
2 23 (12.37%) Perl
3 20 (10.75%) Python
4 16 (8.60%) VBScript
5 11 (5.91%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.38%) Java
7 8 (4.30%) PHP
7 8 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.23%) C#
9 4 (2.15%) C
9 4 (2.15%) XPath
10 2 (1.08%) VB
10 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (19.35%) Degree
2 26 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.14%) MCSE
4 7 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.23%) MCSA
5 6 (3.23%) CCNA
6 4 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.61%) CCA
7 3 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.08%) CCNP
8 2 (1.08%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 70 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.44%) Hyper-V
4 18 (9.68%) KVM
5 16 (8.60%) vSphere
6 15 (8.06%) VMware ESX
7 12 (6.45%) XenApp
8 7 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (3.23%) Snort
9 6 (3.23%) Xen
10 5 (2.69%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.69%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.61%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.61%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.08%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.08%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 25 (13.44%) Puppet
2 18 (9.68%) Nagios
3 16 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.30%) BladeLogic
5 7 (3.76%) WSUS
5 7 (3.76%) SCCM
5 7 (3.76%) SCOM
6 6 (3.23%) Cacti
6 6 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 6 (3.23%) Check_MK
7 5 (2.69%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (2.15%) logstash
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.15%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 107 (57.53%) VMware
2 70 (37.63%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.67%) HP
4 28 (15.05%) Citrix
5 21 (11.29%) Cisco
6 15 (8.06%) IBM
7 10 (5.38%) EMC
7 10 (5.38%) Juniper
7 10 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.38%) Riverbed
8 9 (4.84%) Dell
9 8 (4.30%) Oracle
10 7 (3.76%) Symantec
11 5 (2.69%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.15%) Websense
12 4 (2.15%) Sony
12 4 (2.15%) BMC
13 3 (1.61%) NetApp
13 3 (1.61%) Intel
13 3 (1.61%) McAfee
City, London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Immunocore Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, Pension, Private Health Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago