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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 803 822 700
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -122
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 94 105 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.089% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.094% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 94 146
Average salary £39,750 £40,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.85% +3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 5 August 2015 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 5 August 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 +32 94 £39,750 -4.79% 13
London -6 27 £52,500 +16.66% 6
South East +10 24 £41,925 +18.09% 4
South West -7 14 £38,648 +3.06%
Yorkshire +9 12 £30,000 +3.44%
Wiltshire - 11 £38,648 -
Swindon - 11 £38,648 -
Leeds - 10 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £30,000 -
Berkshire +7 8 £55,000 +86.44% 1
Liverpool - 8 £22,000 -
Merseyside - 8 £22,000 -
North West - 8 £22,000 -
East of England -1 7 £38,500 -12.99% 1
Reading -9 6 £55,000 +86.44% 1
Cambridge +18 5 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 5 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Middlesex - 5 £37,500 -
Surrey +12 4 £36,600 -22.94% 1
Hampshire - 4 £42,350 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £31,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £31,000 -
Havant - 3 £45,175 -
Bicester - 2 £48,750 -
Newbury - 2 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +22 1 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Bedfordshire +4 1 £45,000 +55.17%

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 131 (61.21%) Active Directory
3 126 (58.88%) VMware
4 120 (56.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 93 (43.46%) PowerShell
6 90 (42.06%) Microsoft
7 86 (40.19%) DNS
8 70 (32.71%) IIS
9 68 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 67 (31.31%) Linux
11 66 (30.84%) SQL Server
11 66 (30.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 57 (26.64%) Cisco
13 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 55 (25.70%) MS Exchange
15 53 (24.77%) Citrix
16 50 (23.36%) SQL
17 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
18 46 (21.50%) Finance
19 45 (21.03%) DHCP
20 43 (20.09%) Puppet
21 42 (19.63%) MS Excel
22 40 (18.69%) Red Hat
23 36 (16.82%) Firewall
23 36 (16.82%) Windows 7
24 35 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 35 (16.36%) ITIL
24 35 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
25 34 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
26 31 (14.49%) Perl

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 70 (32.71%) IIS
2 55 (25.70%) MS Exchange
3 31 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.07%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.14%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.67%) Apache
7 9 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.34%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.93%) Lync
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.47%) nginx
11 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.67%) Office 365
3 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.87%) GitHub
4 4 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 86 (40.19%) DNS
2 47 (21.96%) TCP/IP
3 45 (21.03%) DHCP
4 36 (16.82%) Firewall
5 23 (10.75%) SAN
6 22 (10.28%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (6.54%) LAN
8 13 (6.07%) WAN
8 13 (6.07%) Network Security
9 10 (4.67%) NAS
10 8 (3.74%) Internet
10 8 (3.74%) VPN
11 7 (3.27%) HTTP
11 7 (3.27%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.87%) VoIP
12 4 (1.87%) SSL
13 2 (0.93%) LDAP
13 2 (0.93%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.74%) MySQL
4 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.27%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.87%) Subversion
4 4 (1.87%) JIRA
5 3 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 46 (21.50%) Finance
2 11 (5.14%) Games
3 10 (4.67%) Legal
4 8 (3.74%) Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.47%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.75%) .NET
1 23 (10.75%) Web Services
2 7 (3.27%) Middleware
3 5 (2.34%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.34%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.40%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.89%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.88%) Clustering
3 16 (7.48%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.61%) Replication
4 12 (5.61%) Hedge funds
5 11 (5.14%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.27%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.80%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.34%) PKI
9 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.40%) BBC
10 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.93%) iPad
11 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.47%) Online Games
12 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (56.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (31.31%) Linux
4 66 (30.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (26.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (16.82%) Windows 7
7 35 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.21%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.74%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.80%) Debian
11 6 (2.80%) UNIX
11 6 (2.80%) CentOS
12 5 (2.34%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.36%) ITIL
2 29 (13.55%) Configuration Management
3 26 (12.15%) Release Management
4 23 (10.75%) DevOps
5 17 (7.94%) Workflow
5 17 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (7.48%) Load Balancing
7 13 (6.07%) Software Deployment
8 11 (5.14%) Asset Management
8 11 (5.14%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.27%) Migration
11 6 (2.80%) Change Management
11 6 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.80%) Patch Management
11 6 (2.80%) Line Management
12 5 (2.34%) Server Building
12 5 (2.34%) Data Analysis
12 5 (2.34%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 93 (43.46%) PowerShell
2 50 (23.36%) SQL
3 31 (14.49%) Perl
4 28 (13.08%) Bash Shell
5 13 (6.07%) Python
6 7 (3.27%) Ruby
7 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.34%) Java
8 2 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (11.21%) Degree
3 23 (10.75%) MCSE
4 15 (7.01%) MCSA
5 14 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.74%) A+ Certification
7 7 (3.27%) MCITP
8 6 (2.80%) Security+ Certification
8 6 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.34%) CCNA
9 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.87%) CISSP
10 4 (1.87%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.93%) LPIC
11 2 (0.93%) MCP
11 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.93%) CCNP
12 1 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (61.21%) Active Directory
2 68 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.75%) Hyper-V
3 23 (10.75%) vSphere
4 17 (7.94%) XenApp
5 15 (7.01%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.80%) Firmware
8 4 (1.87%) Varnish
8 4 (1.87%) Xen
9 3 (1.40%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.47%) NFS
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (20.09%) Puppet
2 22 (10.28%) SCCM
3 20 (9.35%) SCOM
4 13 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.67%) Nagios
6 8 (3.74%) Graphite
7 7 (3.27%) WSUS
8 6 (2.80%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.87%) StatsD
9 4 (1.87%) logstash
10 3 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.40%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.47%) Netcool
12 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.47%) Cacti
12 1 (0.47%) Sysprep
12 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 126 (58.88%) VMware
2 90 (42.06%) Microsoft
3 57 (26.64%) Cisco
4 53 (24.77%) Citrix
5 40 (18.69%) Red Hat
6 16 (7.48%) HP
7 13 (6.07%) IBM
8 12 (5.61%) Riverbed
9 11 (5.14%) Google
10 10 (4.67%) NetApp
11 6 (2.80%) Altiris
12 5 (2.34%) Sophos
12 5 (2.34%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (1.87%) Symantec
13 4 (1.87%) EMC
14 3 (1.40%) Oracle
14 3 (1.40%) Apple
15 2 (0.93%) Intel
15 2 (0.93%) Compaq
15 2 (0.93%) IronPort
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36600 per annum + IT training, pension & healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-48,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 20000 and 24000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
World First
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
Vorboss Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £42500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago