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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 799 765 739
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 82 127 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 71 102 124
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 -44 81 £50,000 +16.27% 21
London +17 60 £50,000 +11.11% 10
City of London +16 26 £51,000 +20.00% 3
South East -28 8 £41,000 +7.89% 2
East of England -5 5 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Hertfordshire -5 4 £32,500 - 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £41,000 -
Abingdon - 4 £41,000 -
Yorkshire -13 3 £30,000 -25.00% 2
West Yorkshire -14 3 £30,000 - 1
North West -17 3 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Leeds -20 3 £30,000 - 1
Reading -7 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Berkshire -9 2 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Manchester -10 2 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £43,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge -3 1 £40,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £50,000 -
Wembley - 1 £28,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Ealing - 1 £52,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (52.17%) VMware
3 83 (51.55%) Active Directory
4 79 (49.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (45.34%) Microsoft
6 64 (39.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (34.78%) Linux
8 55 (34.16%) DNS
9 48 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (27.95%) MS Excel
11 42 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (25.47%) IIS
13 40 (24.84%) PowerShell
14 36 (22.36%) Degree
14 36 (22.36%) SAN
15 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
16 32 (19.88%) Firewall
17 31 (19.25%) MS Exchange
18 28 (17.39%) Finance
19 27 (16.77%) Windows 7
20 26 (16.15%) Citrix
20 26 (16.15%) Perl
21 23 (14.29%) SQL
21 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 23 (14.29%) DevOps
22 21 (13.04%) Puppet
23 19 (11.80%) Cisco
23 19 (11.80%) SharePoint
24 18 (11.18%) Python
24 18 (11.18%) .NET

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (25.47%) IIS
2 31 (19.25%) MS Exchange
3 19 (11.80%) SharePoint
4 18 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (6.83%) Apache
7 10 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (3.73%) Tomcat
10 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.86%) nginx
12 2 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.24%) JBoss
12 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.62%) Jetty
13 1 (0.62%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (27.95%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Sophis RISQUE
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) SaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) GitHub
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (34.16%) DNS
2 36 (22.36%) SAN
3 32 (19.88%) Firewall
4 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 14 (8.70%) DHCP
6 12 (7.45%) SSL
7 11 (6.83%) NAS
8 10 (6.21%) Internet
9 9 (5.59%) VPN
9 9 (5.59%) HTTP
10 7 (4.35%) WAN
10 7 (4.35%) LAN
11 6 (3.73%) VoIP
11 6 (3.73%) FTP
12 5 (3.11%) IP Telephony
12 5 (3.11%) Network Security
12 5 (3.11%) LDAP
12 5 (3.11%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.86%) SMTP
13 3 (1.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.45%) MySQL
3 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.86%) Subversion
3 2 (1.24%) Maven
3 2 (1.24%) Ant
3 2 (1.24%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.24%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.24%) Hudson
3 2 (1.24%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 28 (17.39%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Banking
3 6 (3.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 4 (2.48%) Automotive
4 4 (2.48%) Law
5 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.86%) French Language
6 2 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.18%) .NET
2 7 (4.35%) LAMP
3 6 (3.73%) Middleware
4 5 (3.11%) Web Services
4 5 (3.11%) XML
5 2 (1.24%) XSL
5 2 (1.24%) HTML
5 2 (1.24%) Memcached
5 2 (1.24%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.62%) Lucene
6 1 (0.62%) J2EE
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.59%) Replication
4 8 (4.97%) EqualLogic
5 7 (4.35%) Open Source
6 4 (2.48%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.48%) Clustering
6 4 (2.48%) Physics
7 2 (1.24%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.24%) Derivative
7 2 (1.24%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.62%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (49.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (39.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (34.78%) Linux
5 42 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (16.77%) Windows 7
7 13 (8.07%) Ubuntu
8 10 (6.21%) Windows NT
9 9 (5.59%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.59%) Windows 2000
10 8 (4.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.11%) CentOS
12 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.48%) UNIX
14 2 (1.24%) Fedora
14 2 (1.24%) Solaris
15 1 (0.62%) Debian
15 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.29%) DevOps
2 12 (7.45%) E-Commerce
3 11 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.59%) Load Balancing
4 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
4 9 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (4.97%) ITIL
5 8 (4.97%) Migration
6 7 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.11%) Project Management
7 5 (3.11%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.48%) Change Management
8 4 (2.48%) Change Control
8 4 (2.48%) Release Management
8 4 (2.48%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (2.48%) Web Development
8 4 (2.48%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.86%) Kanban
9 3 (1.86%) Software Deployment
9 3 (1.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.84%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.15%) Perl
3 23 (14.29%) SQL
4 18 (11.18%) Python
5 11 (6.83%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.83%) Ruby
5 11 (6.83%) VBScript
6 10 (6.21%) Java
7 9 (5.59%) PHP
8 4 (2.48%) C
9 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.24%) XPath
10 2 (1.24%) C#
10 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.24%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (22.36%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.83%) MCSE
4 5 (3.11%) VCP4
5 4 (2.48%) MCITP
5 4 (2.48%) MCSA
6 2 (1.24%) CCNA
6 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) MCP
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (51.55%) Active Directory
2 48 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.56%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.83%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.35%) XenApp
6 7 (4.35%) vSphere
7 5 (3.11%) KVM
8 4 (2.48%) VMware Server
8 4 (2.48%) Xen
8 4 (2.48%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.48%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.86%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.86%) Snort
10 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.24%) NFS
10 2 (1.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (13.04%) Puppet
2 15 (9.32%) SCCM
3 12 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (6.21%) BladeLogic
5 9 (5.59%) Tivoli
5 9 (5.59%) Nagios
6 8 (4.97%) SCOM
7 6 (3.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (3.11%) Cacti
9 4 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.86%) WSUS
10 3 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.86%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.24%) Sysprep
11 2 (1.24%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.62%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.62%) Legato
12 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (52.17%) VMware
2 73 (45.34%) Microsoft
3 26 (16.15%) Citrix
4 19 (11.80%) Cisco
5 18 (11.18%) HP
6 17 (10.56%) EMC
7 14 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 12 (7.45%) NetApp
9 10 (6.21%) Oracle
10 9 (5.59%) IBM
11 8 (4.97%) Dell
11 8 (4.97%) Symantec
12 7 (4.35%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.73%) Avaya
14 5 (3.11%) Intel
14 5 (3.11%) IronPort
14 5 (3.11%) Sophos
15 4 (2.48%) Websense
15 4 (2.48%) BMC
16 3 (1.86%) Juniper
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £55,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, berkshire
Lorien Resourcing - Vertical IT
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + healthcare + Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Babraham Institute
Salary: From £24,794 to £26,039 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago