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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 777 742 751
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 141 236 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 130 219 219
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +1.40%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -47 136 £42,500 +11.84% 12
London +58 91 £48,000 +9.09% 7
South East -12 16 £41,250 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +5 11 £31,250 +4.16%
Yorkshire +19 10 £32,500 - 3
City of London +43 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Yorkshire +17 8 £30,000 - 1
Croydon - 8 £34,500 -
North West +7 6 £36,000 +63.63% 1
Merseyside -12 6 £36,000 +63.63%
Liverpool -17 6 £36,000 +63.63%
Portsmouth +11 5 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Hampshire +1 5 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Berkshire -6 5 £62,500 +66.66%
Surrey +20 4 £40,250 +23.84%
Leeds +15 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Scotland +14 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Nottingham +12 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Northampton +3 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Northamptonshire 0 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Bradford - 3 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire +25 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Cardiff +4 2 £32,500 -16.66%
Reading -2 2 £66,250 +65.62%
South Wales -8 2 £32,500 -16.66%
Wales -12 2 £32,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire -20 2 £41,250 -13.15%
Woking - 2 £49,000 -
Edinburgh +5 1 £45,000 +32.35%

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 315 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (67.94%) Windows Server
3 192 (60.95%) Active Directory
4 157 (49.84%) VMware
5 147 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 145 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 139 (44.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 116 (36.83%) Linux
9 110 (34.92%) PowerShell
10 90 (28.57%) SCCM
11 80 (25.40%) Finance
12 77 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 71 (22.54%) MS Exchange
14 69 (21.90%) DNS
15 68 (21.59%) Firewall
16 62 (19.68%) SQL
16 62 (19.68%) SAN
17 60 (19.05%) SQL Server
18 58 (18.41%) Hyper-V
19 56 (17.78%) Citrix
20 55 (17.46%) IIS
20 55 (17.46%) vSphere
21 48 (15.24%) Cisco
21 48 (15.24%) Windows 7
21 48 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
22 47 (14.92%) SCOM
22 47 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
23 45 (14.29%) Red Hat
24 44 (13.97%) DHCP
25 41 (13.02%) Clustering

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 71 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 55 (17.46%) IIS
3 48 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 47 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (7.94%) SharePoint
6 22 (6.98%) Apache
7 21 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.49%) nginx
9 10 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (2.54%) Skype for Business
10 8 (2.54%) WebSphere
11 7 (2.22%) JBoss
12 6 (1.90%) SAS
13 5 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.59%) Confluence
14 2 (0.63%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.32%) Drupal
15 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 32 (10.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.02%) Office 365
2 22 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.22%) Google Apps
4 7 (2.22%) SaaS
5 6 (1.90%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.95%) Route 53
6 3 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.63%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (21.90%) DNS
2 68 (21.59%) Firewall
3 62 (19.68%) SAN
4 44 (13.97%) DHCP
5 35 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 32 (10.16%) iSCSI
7 24 (7.62%) VPN
8 20 (6.35%) NAS
9 19 (6.03%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (6.03%) Internet
9 19 (6.03%) LAN
9 19 (6.03%) VoIP
10 15 (4.76%) WAN
11 12 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (3.17%) VLAN
13 8 (2.54%) FTP
13 8 (2.54%) Network Security
14 7 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.86%) MySQL
3 9 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.95%) MS Access
8 2 (0.63%) Big Data
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 14 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.17%) Subversion
3 9 (2.86%) JIRA
4 7 (2.22%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.59%) GitLab
6 4 (1.27%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.32%) WinDbg
General
1 80 (25.40%) Finance
2 28 (8.89%) Banking
3 12 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.22%) Back Office
6 7 (2.22%) Retail
7 5 (1.59%) Law
8 4 (1.27%) Advertising
8 4 (1.27%) Games
8 4 (1.27%) Marketing
9 3 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.35%) .NET
2 15 (4.76%) Web Services
3 9 (2.86%) LAMP
4 8 (2.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (2.22%) JSON
5 7 (2.22%) XML
6 6 (1.90%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.90%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (1.27%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.63%) Middleware
9 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.32%) CSS
9 1 (0.32%) HTML
9 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.32%) SOAP
9 1 (0.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.02%) Clustering
2 34 (10.79%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 19 (6.03%) PKI
5 16 (5.08%) Fat Client
5 16 (5.08%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.86%) EqualLogic
7 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.90%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.59%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.59%) Replication
9 4 (1.27%) Fintech
9 4 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.95%) iPad
10 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 315 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (67.94%) Windows Server
3 145 (46.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 139 (44.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 116 (36.83%) Linux
6 48 (15.24%) Windows 7
7 33 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (6.03%) Windows 10
9 15 (4.76%) CentOS
10 13 (4.13%) Unix
11 10 (3.17%) Debian
12 9 (2.86%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.90%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.90%) Solaris
13 6 (1.90%) SUSE
13 6 (1.90%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (9.84%) ITIL
2 23 (7.30%) Problem Management
3 20 (6.35%) Migration
4 14 (4.44%) DevOps
4 14 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (3.49%) Configuration Management
7 10 (3.17%) Analytics
7 10 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 10 (3.17%) Open Source
8 9 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (2.86%) Server Patching
9 8 (2.54%) Business Transformation
9 8 (2.54%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (2.54%) Project Management
9 8 (2.54%) Server Building
9 8 (2.54%) Time Management
10 7 (2.22%) Coaching
10 7 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (34.92%) PowerShell
2 62 (19.68%) SQL
3 23 (7.30%) Python
4 14 (4.44%) Perl
4 14 (4.44%) VBScript
5 13 (4.13%) C#
6 11 (3.49%) VB
7 10 (3.17%) Java
7 10 (3.17%) PHP
7 10 (3.17%) Ruby
8 9 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.90%) C++
10 6 (1.90%) VB6
11 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) C
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.57%) MCSE
3 20 (6.35%) Degree
4 11 (3.49%) CCNA
4 11 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.86%) MCSA
7 8 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.59%) CCA
9 5 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.27%) MCITP
11 1 (0.32%) CCNP
11 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.32%) MCP
11 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.86%) SLA
2 7 (2.22%) QA
3 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.95%) BS7799
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 192 (60.95%) Active Directory
2 77 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (18.41%) Hyper-V
4 55 (17.46%) vSphere
5 21 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.22%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.90%) Varnish
7 6 (1.90%) vCloud
7 6 (1.90%) XenApp
8 4 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.95%) Docker
9 3 (0.95%) Firmware
9 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.63%) KVM
10 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.63%) VMFS
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 90 (28.57%) SCCM
2 47 (14.92%) SCOM
3 24 (7.62%) WSUS
4 18 (5.71%) Backup Exec
5 17 (5.40%) NetBackup
6 14 (4.44%) Puppet
7 13 (4.13%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (3.49%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (2.54%) Nagios
11 6 (1.90%) Cacti
11 6 (1.90%) Munin
11 6 (1.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (1.59%) Ansible
13 3 (0.95%) Casper Suite
13 3 (0.95%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.63%) SnapMirror
14 2 (0.63%) SnapVault
14 2 (0.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 157 (49.84%) VMware
2 147 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 56 (17.78%) Citrix
4 48 (15.24%) Cisco
5 45 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 34 (10.79%) HP
7 31 (9.84%) Dell
8 26 (8.25%) NetApp
9 17 (5.40%) EMC
10 15 (4.76%) Apple
10 15 (4.76%) Sophos
10 15 (4.76%) Veeam
11 14 (4.44%) CheckPoint
12 13 (4.13%) Avaya
12 13 (4.13%) Oracle
12 13 (4.13%) SonicWALL
12 13 (4.13%) Symantec
13 11 (3.49%) Fortinet
14 9 (2.86%) Google
15 8 (2.54%) SAP
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