The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Windows Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 739 728 749
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 170 238 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 159 204 249
Median salary £40,500 £38,648 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -3.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,550
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Windows Administrator in the job title.

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 28 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 168 £40,500 +1.25% 12
London +22 111 £50,000 +17.64% 8
South East +21 18 £37,750 +7.85% 1
East Midlands +20 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
City of London +38 12 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Northamptonshire +17 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Northampton +16 8 £37,500 -16.66%
North West +14 8 £38,500 +75.00% 1
Berkshire +12 7 £40,000 -12.08%
West Yorkshire -1 6 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire -5 6 £30,000 - 1
East of England +18 5 £32,500 -15.58%
Oxfordshire -6 5 £42,500 +23.18%
Oxford +8 4 £42,500 +51.78%
Hampshire - 4 £31,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £30,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £30,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Reading +15 2 £51,250 +28.12%
Cambridge +5 2 £33,750 -
South West -11 2 £41,250 +6.73%
Cambridgeshire -14 2 £33,750 -
West Midlands -17 2 £36,250 +31.81%
Southwark - 2 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £40,500 -
Mirfield - 2 £26,000 -
Cheshire +24 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Warrington +9 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Welwyn Garden City +9 1 £32,500 -18.75%

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Windows Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 349 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (63.90%) Windows Server
3 190 (54.44%) Active Directory
4 181 (51.86%) VMware
5 168 (48.14%) Microsoft
6 150 (42.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 146 (41.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 126 (36.10%) PowerShell
9 108 (30.95%) Linux
10 97 (27.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 95 (27.22%) SCCM
11 95 (27.22%) Finance
12 90 (25.79%) DNS
13 81 (23.21%) SAN
14 77 (22.06%) Citrix
14 77 (22.06%) MS Exchange
15 73 (20.92%) Firewall
16 70 (20.06%) IIS
17 68 (19.48%) SQL Server
18 66 (18.91%) SQL
19 65 (18.62%) vSphere
20 61 (17.48%) Clustering
21 59 (16.91%) Hyper-V
22 56 (16.05%) Windows 7
23 54 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2010
23 54 (15.47%) DHCP
24 53 (15.19%) Cisco
25 51 (14.61%) SCOM
26 49 (14.04%) MS Excel
26 49 (14.04%) HP

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 77 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 70 (20.06%) IIS
3 54 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (8.88%) SharePoint
6 27 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (3.15%) Apache
8 9 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.01%) nginx
9 7 (2.01%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.43%) JBoss
11 4 (1.15%) Confluence
12 3 (0.86%) SAS
12 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.57%) CloudStack
14 1 (0.29%) Drupal
14 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 36 (10.32%) MS Office
3 6 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.32%) Office 365
2 27 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.29%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.15%) IaaS
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.86%) Route 53
6 3 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.57%) SaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 90 (25.79%) DNS
2 81 (23.21%) SAN
3 73 (20.92%) Firewall
4 54 (15.47%) DHCP
5 38 (10.89%) iSCSI
6 37 (10.60%) TCP/IP
7 28 (8.02%) VPN
8 23 (6.59%) VoIP
9 22 (6.30%) Fibre Channel
9 22 (6.30%) LAN
10 21 (6.02%) WAN
11 16 (4.58%) Internet
11 16 (4.58%) NAS
12 13 (3.72%) VLAN
13 9 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.01%) FTP
14 7 (2.01%) Network Security
15 6 (1.72%) MPLS
15 6 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.44%) MySQL
5 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.43%) Informix
8 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.86%) MS Access
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.29%) Big Data
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.58%) TeamCity
2 8 (2.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.29%) JIRA
3 5 (1.43%) GitLab
3 5 (1.43%) Subversion
4 4 (1.15%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.29%) WinDbg
General
1 95 (27.22%) Finance
2 25 (7.16%) Banking
3 17 (4.87%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.01%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.87%) Advertising
7 7 (2.01%) Back Office
7 7 (2.01%) Retail
8 6 (1.72%) Electronics
8 6 (1.72%) Marketing
9 5 (1.43%) Games
10 3 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Law
11 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.03%) .NET
2 16 (4.58%) Web Services
3 9 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (2.01%) LAMP
5 5 (1.43%) Middleware
6 4 (1.15%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.57%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.57%) XML
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.29%) JSON
8 1 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.48%) Clustering
2 27 (7.74%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.45%) Smartphone
4 25 (7.16%) PKI
5 10 (2.87%) EqualLogic
6 9 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.58%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.58%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.29%) iPhone
8 6 (1.72%) Handset
8 6 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.43%) Fintech
9 5 (1.43%) Replication
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.57%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.57%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 349 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (63.90%) Windows Server
3 150 (42.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 146 (41.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (30.95%) Linux
6 56 (16.05%) Windows 7
7 37 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.01%) Mac OS X
9 14 (4.01%) Windows 10
10 12 (3.44%) Unix
11 11 (3.15%) CentOS
12 9 (2.58%) Android
13 8 (2.29%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.72%) Debian
14 6 (1.72%) SUSE
14 6 (1.72%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (12.03%) ITIL
2 20 (5.73%) Problem Management
3 19 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (5.44%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (4.58%) DevOps
4 16 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (4.30%) Server Building
6 14 (4.01%) Migration
7 12 (3.44%) Business Continuity
7 12 (3.44%) High Availability
7 12 (3.44%) Scrum
7 12 (3.44%) Time Management
8 11 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (2.87%) E-Commerce
9 10 (2.87%) Service Management
9 10 (2.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (2.58%) Business Transformation
10 9 (2.58%) Project Management
11 8 (2.29%) Investment Management
11 8 (2.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (36.10%) PowerShell
2 66 (18.91%) SQL
3 17 (4.87%) Python
4 13 (3.72%) C#
5 12 (3.44%) VB
6 9 (2.58%) Ruby
7 8 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.72%) Perl
8 6 (1.72%) VBScript
9 5 (1.43%) Java
10 3 (0.86%) PHP
10 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.86%) VB6
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) C++
11 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (8.60%) MCSE
3 22 (6.30%) Degree
4 13 (3.72%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.87%) MCSA
6 9 (2.58%) CCNA
6 9 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.15%) MCITP
10 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.57%) MCP
12 1 (0.29%) ACMT
12 1 (0.29%) CCA
12 1 (0.29%) CCNP
12 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.87%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) BS7799
2 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 190 (54.44%) Active Directory
2 97 (27.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (18.62%) vSphere
4 59 (16.91%) Hyper-V
5 26 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.15%) XenApp
7 5 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.86%) Firmware
9 3 (0.86%) vCloud
9 3 (0.86%) XenServer
10 2 (0.57%) Docker
10 2 (0.57%) KVM
10 2 (0.57%) VMFS
10 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 95 (27.22%) SCCM
2 51 (14.61%) SCOM
3 26 (7.45%) WSUS
4 25 (7.16%) NetBackup
5 16 (4.58%) Puppet
6 13 (3.72%) Nagios
7 12 (3.44%) Backup Exec
7 12 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.29%) Ansible
9 6 (1.72%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.43%) EdgeSight
10 5 (1.43%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.43%) Windows Intune
11 3 (0.86%) Casper Suite
12 2 (0.57%) SnapMirror
12 2 (0.57%) SnapVault
12 2 (0.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 181 (51.86%) VMware
2 168 (48.14%) Microsoft
3 77 (22.06%) Citrix
4 53 (15.19%) Cisco
5 49 (14.04%) HP
6 48 (13.75%) NetApp
7 42 (12.03%) Dell
8 33 (9.46%) Red Hat
9 25 (7.16%) Apple
10 24 (6.88%) Symantec
11 22 (6.30%) Sophos
12 20 (5.73%) Oracle
13 19 (5.44%) CheckPoint
14 18 (5.16%) SonicWALL
15 15 (4.30%) EMC
16 13 (3.72%) Veeam
17 12 (3.44%) Avaya
18 10 (2.87%) Fortinet
19 9 (2.58%) Google
19 9 (2.58%) SAP
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and development
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent training, certificates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago