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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 766 750 763
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 151 133 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 133 113 140
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,800 £32,725
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 146 £40,000 +1.26% 14
London -49 73 £40,000 -14.89% 10
East of England -6 17 £40,000 +11.33%
City of London -15 17 £40,000 - 4
South East -20 17 £42,500 +41.66% 2
North West -3 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire -29 11 £38,500 +75.00%
South West 0 10 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Bristol - 10 £40,000 - 2
Surrey +4 9 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Liverpool - 7 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £40,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £47,500 -
Manchester +4 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Leeds -20 6 £37,000 +68.18%
West Yorkshire -27 6 £37,000 +68.18%
Altrincham +16 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire +13 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Berkshire +1 5 £42,500 +2.40%
South Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Epsom - 5 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £40,000 -
Essex -26 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Middlesex - 4 £37,500 -
Colchester -7 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £45,000 - 1
Slough - 3 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands +3 2 £30,000 -42.85%

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (64.16%) Active Directory
3 172 (58.70%) VMware
4 161 (54.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 131 (44.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 130 (44.37%) Microsoft
7 98 (33.45%) SQL Server
8 93 (31.74%) Linux
9 91 (31.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 84 (28.67%) MS Exchange
11 82 (27.99%) IIS
12 79 (26.96%) SAN
13 77 (26.28%) DNS
14 70 (23.89%) Firewall
15 66 (22.53%) SQL
16 65 (22.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 61 (20.82%) MS Excel
18 56 (19.11%) vSphere
19 55 (18.77%) HP
20 54 (18.43%) Citrix
21 52 (17.75%) Cisco
22 48 (16.38%) VMware ESX
23 47 (16.04%) Red Hat
23 47 (16.04%) MCSE
24 44 (15.02%) Finance
25 42 (14.33%) PowerShell
26 41 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 41 (13.99%) E-Commerce
27 39 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
28 38 (12.97%) UNIX

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (28.67%) MS Exchange
2 82 (27.99%) IIS
3 32 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (10.24%) SharePoint
5 22 (7.51%) Apache
6 19 (6.48%) CMS
7 16 (5.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.41%) Drupal
9 9 (3.07%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.07%) Commerce Server
9 9 (3.07%) WordPress
9 9 (3.07%) Alfresco
9 9 (3.07%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.37%) Lync
12 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 61 (20.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.51%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (6.14%) SaaS
3 16 (5.46%) Office 365
4 8 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 79 (26.96%) SAN
2 77 (26.28%) DNS
3 70 (23.89%) Firewall
4 38 (12.97%) TCP/IP
5 26 (8.87%) VoIP
6 24 (8.19%) VPN
7 20 (6.83%) DHCP
8 19 (6.48%) LAN
9 18 (6.14%) HTTP
10 17 (5.80%) WAN
11 16 (5.46%) FTP
12 15 (5.12%) NAS
12 15 (5.12%) SMTP
13 13 (4.44%) Internet
14 12 (4.10%) VLAN
14 12 (4.10%) SSL
15 11 (3.75%) Network Security
16 9 (3.07%) NetScaler
17 8 (2.73%) Wireless
17 8 (2.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (33.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.97%) MySQL
3 21 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (3.41%) DB2
7 4 (1.37%) Big Data
7 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (3.75%) Subversion
1 11 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.02%) JIRA
2 3 (1.02%) Emacs
3 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.68%) Hudson
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (15.02%) Finance
2 6 (2.05%) Law
2 6 (2.05%) Banking
2 6 (2.05%) Retail
3 5 (1.71%) Back Office
4 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Games
5 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) French Language
6 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.56%) .NET
2 14 (4.78%) Web Services
3 13 (4.44%) XML
4 12 (4.10%) HTML
5 10 (3.41%) COM
6 9 (3.07%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.71%) Middleware
8 4 (1.37%) LAMP
9 3 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
10 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.68%) XSL
10 2 (0.68%) COM+
11 1 (0.34%) CGI
11 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.34%) SOAP
11 1 (0.34%) J2EE
11 1 (0.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.19%) Clustering
2 15 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.71%) Open Source
7 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.02%) PKI
8 3 (1.02%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.68%) Kindle
9 2 (0.68%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) EPoS
10 1 (0.34%) Derivative
10 1 (0.34%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.34%) Celerra
10 1 (0.34%) VLE
10 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 293 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (54.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (31.74%) Linux
4 91 (31.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (13.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (12.97%) UNIX
8 36 (12.29%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.75%) CentOS
10 9 (3.07%) Windows Vista
10 9 (3.07%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.73%) Solaris
12 7 (2.39%) AIX
13 6 (2.05%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.71%) Fedora
14 5 (1.71%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.37%) Debian
15 4 (1.37%) HPUX
15 4 (1.37%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.99%) E-Commerce
2 29 (9.90%) Configuration Management
3 28 (9.56%) Problem Management
4 25 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (7.85%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (7.51%) ITIL
7 13 (4.44%) Software Deployment
8 12 (4.10%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (3.07%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.07%) Asset Management
11 7 (2.39%) High Availability
12 6 (2.05%) Change Control
12 6 (2.05%) Time Management
12 6 (2.05%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (2.05%) CRM
12 6 (2.05%) Project Management
13 5 (1.71%) DNA
13 5 (1.71%) Content Management
13 5 (1.71%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.53%) SQL
2 42 (14.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.44%) PHP
4 9 (3.07%) Python
5 8 (2.73%) Perl
5 8 (2.73%) VBScript
6 5 (1.71%) VB
6 5 (1.71%) Java
7 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.37%) Ruby
7 4 (1.37%) C#
8 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.02%) C
9 2 (0.68%) XPath
9 2 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (22.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (16.04%) MCSE
3 33 (11.26%) Degree
4 25 (8.53%) MCITP
5 16 (5.46%) CCNA
5 16 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.78%) MCSA
7 7 (2.39%) MCTS
8 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.37%) RHCE
10 3 (1.02%) MCP
11 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.34%) CCNP
12 1 (0.34%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.10%) QA
2 11 (3.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 188 (64.16%) Active Directory
2 131 (44.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (19.11%) vSphere
4 48 (16.38%) VMware ESX
5 35 (11.95%) Hyper-V
6 21 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (4.78%) XenApp
8 6 (2.05%) NFS
9 5 (1.71%) Xen
9 5 (1.71%) vCloud
10 4 (1.37%) KVM
10 4 (1.37%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.02%) Snort
11 3 (1.02%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.68%) qmail
13 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (7.51%) SCCM
2 16 (5.46%) Nagios
3 9 (3.07%) Plesk
4 8 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.39%) WSUS
5 7 (2.39%) Puppet
6 6 (2.05%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.02%) SmokePing
9 2 (0.68%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.68%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.68%) Cacti
9 2 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.68%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.68%) SCOM
9 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.34%) MOM
Vendors
1 172 (58.70%) VMware
2 130 (44.37%) Microsoft
3 55 (18.77%) HP
4 54 (18.43%) Citrix
5 52 (17.75%) Cisco
6 47 (16.04%) Red Hat
7 29 (9.90%) EMC
8 12 (4.10%) Avaya
9 10 (3.41%) ProCurve
10 8 (2.73%) NetApp
10 8 (2.73%) IBM
10 8 (2.73%) Dell
11 7 (2.39%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.05%) FalconStor
12 6 (2.05%) Symantec
13 5 (1.71%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.71%) JBoss
13 5 (1.71%) Oracle
13 5 (1.71%) Brocade
13 5 (1.71%) Riverbed
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42670.00 - £51590.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Strong Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago