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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 801 684 766
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 102 181 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.17% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 145 108
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +13.63%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -97 90 £41,000 +7.89% 9
London -43 46 £45,000 - 6
South East -14 18 £35,500 +1.42%
East of England +9 16 £44,250 +34.09% 1
Reading +5 8 £29,500 -12.59%
Berkshire -15 8 £29,500 -15.71%
Cambridge 0 7 £55,000 +66.66%
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £55,000 +66.66% 1
South West - 6 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £41,750 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £41,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £42,500 -
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
City of London -10 4 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Yorkshire -50 4 £29,000 -3.33%
Surrey - 4 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £35,000 -
Bristol - 4 - -
Hertfordshire -1 3 £41,000 -
Essex - 3 £37,500 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £29,000 -
Bedford - 3 £29,000 -
Epsom - 3 £47,500 -
Goole - 3 £29,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £29,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £41,000 -
Doncaster - 1 £29,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £37,000 -
Bath - 1 £37,500 -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (56.43%) VMware
2 136 (56.43%) Active Directory
3 105 (43.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (39.83%) Linux
5 95 (39.42%) Microsoft
6 92 (38.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 89 (36.93%) SQL Server
8 73 (30.29%) IIS
9 62 (25.73%) DNS
10 58 (24.07%) Firewall
11 57 (23.65%) MS Excel
12 53 (21.99%) SAN
13 52 (21.58%) MS Exchange
13 52 (21.58%) PowerShell
14 50 (20.75%) TCP/IP
15 46 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (18.67%) SQL
17 43 (17.84%) Degree
18 40 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
19 38 (15.77%) Citrix
20 37 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (15.35%) Windows 7
21 35 (14.52%) HP
21 35 (14.52%) MySQL
22 31 (12.86%) vSphere
23 30 (12.45%) Hyper-V
23 30 (12.45%) DHCP
24 28 (11.62%) Cisco
25 26 (10.79%) Performance Tuning

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 73 (30.29%) IIS
2 52 (21.58%) MS Exchange
3 23 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (7.05%) Apache
5 16 (6.64%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.98%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (3.32%) Lync
9 6 (2.49%) nginx
9 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.49%) Jetty
10 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.07%) CMS
11 3 (1.24%) Drupal
11 3 (1.24%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.24%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.83%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 57 (23.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.32%) Office 365
2 7 (2.90%) SaaS
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.73%) DNS
2 58 (24.07%) Firewall
3 53 (21.99%) SAN
4 50 (20.75%) TCP/IP
5 30 (12.45%) DHCP
6 23 (9.54%) VPN
7 22 (9.13%) HTTP
8 21 (8.71%) VLAN
9 18 (7.47%) VoIP
10 16 (6.64%) LAN
11 15 (6.22%) WAN
11 15 (6.22%) SMTP
12 14 (5.81%) Network Security
13 11 (4.56%) IPsec
14 8 (3.32%) Internet
14 8 (3.32%) IPv4
14 8 (3.32%) PPTP
14 8 (3.32%) H.323
14 8 (3.32%) ISDN
15 7 (2.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (36.93%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.52%) MySQL
3 15 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.32%) Big Data
5 6 (2.49%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.83%) DB2
8 2 (0.83%) Redis
9 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.32%) Subversion
3 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.83%) Hudson
6 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 24 (9.96%) Finance
2 8 (3.32%) Back Office
2 8 (3.32%) Banking
3 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.07%) Advertising
3 5 (2.07%) Games
4 4 (1.66%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.96%) .NET
2 14 (5.81%) XML
3 11 (4.56%) HTML
4 7 (2.90%) LAMP
5 6 (2.49%) Middleware
5 6 (2.49%) Web Services
6 4 (1.66%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.24%) COM+
7 3 (1.24%) XSL
7 3 (1.24%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.83%) COM
8 2 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.41%) Symfony
9 1 (0.41%) WAMP
9 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.39%) Clustering
3 10 (4.15%) Open Source
3 10 (4.15%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.07%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.66%) Kindle
6 4 (1.66%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.66%) LPAR
7 3 (1.24%) PKI
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.83%) Wiki
9 1 (0.41%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (43.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (39.83%) Linux
4 46 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (15.35%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.81%) UNIX
8 13 (5.39%) CentOS
9 11 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.32%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.49%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.49%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.07%) Android
12 5 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.66%) Debian
13 4 (1.66%) Fedora
13 4 (1.66%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.66%) Solaris
13 4 (1.66%) AIX
14 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (9.13%) ITIL
4 21 (8.71%) Configuration Management
5 18 (7.47%) DevOps
6 17 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (5.39%) E-Commerce
8 12 (4.98%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.15%) Information Management
10 9 (3.73%) Service Management
11 8 (3.32%) DNA
11 8 (3.32%) High Availability
11 8 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (2.90%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.49%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.07%) ITSM
14 5 (2.07%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.07%) Strategic Planning
14 5 (2.07%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.58%) PowerShell
2 45 (18.67%) SQL
3 21 (8.71%) Ruby
4 19 (7.88%) Python
4 19 (7.88%) Perl
5 9 (3.73%) Java
5 9 (3.73%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.90%) C#
6 7 (2.90%) VBScript
7 5 (2.07%) PHP
7 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.24%) XPath
9 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (17.84%) Degree
2 37 (15.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (9.54%) MCSE
4 10 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.32%) MCITP
5 8 (3.32%) MCSA
6 7 (2.90%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.07%) CCNA
8 5 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.24%) CCA
9 3 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.83%) RHCE
11 1 (0.41%) RHCT
11 1 (0.41%) MCP
11 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 136 (56.43%) Active Directory
2 92 (38.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.86%) vSphere
4 30 (12.45%) Hyper-V
5 25 (10.37%) VMware ESX
6 15 (6.22%) KVM
7 14 (5.81%) XenApp
8 7 (2.90%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.49%) Xen
10 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.66%) vCloud
11 4 (1.66%) Snort
12 3 (1.24%) NFS
12 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.83%) pfSense
13 2 (0.83%) qmail
14 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (10.37%) Nagios
2 23 (9.54%) Puppet
3 22 (9.13%) SCCM
4 15 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.15%) WSUS
6 9 (3.73%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.73%) SCOM
7 8 (3.32%) logstash
8 7 (2.90%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.49%) Cacti
9 6 (2.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.07%) Check_MK
11 3 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.83%) Plesk
12 2 (0.83%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 136 (56.43%) VMware
2 95 (39.42%) Microsoft
3 38 (15.77%) Citrix
4 35 (14.52%) HP
5 28 (11.62%) Cisco
6 16 (6.64%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.22%) IBM
8 13 (5.39%) Dell
9 9 (3.73%) Juniper
10 8 (3.32%) Oracle
10 8 (3.32%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.90%) EMC
12 6 (2.49%) Riverbed
13 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.66%) Symantec
14 4 (1.66%) Brocade
14 4 (1.66%) Sony
14 4 (1.66%) JBoss
14 4 (1.66%) NetApp
15 3 (1.24%) Lotus
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