The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 778 691 780
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 103 179 115
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 92 143 102
Average salary £40,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +13.63%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 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 1 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
(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 -133 91 £41,750 +9.86% 11
London -50 46 £45,000 - 7
South East -22 20 £35,500 +1.42% 1
East of England -3 16 £44,250 +36.15% 1
Reading +3 8 £29,500 -9.23%
Berkshire -4 8 £29,500 -15.71%
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Cambridge +3 7 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Surrey -1 6 £47,500 +23.37%
City of London -11 6 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £41,750 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £41,750 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £43,750 -
South West - 5 £37,500 - 1
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
Epsom -1 4 £47,500 +23.37%
Yorkshire -40 4 £29,000 +5.45%
Bristol - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -16 3 £41,000 -
Essex - 3 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £29,000 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £29,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Bedford - 3 £29,000 -
Goole - 3 £29,000 -
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 1 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.

1 249 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (57.43%) Active Directory
3 137 (55.02%) VMware
4 114 (45.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (40.96%) Microsoft
6 93 (37.35%) Linux
6 93 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 90 (36.14%) SQL Server
8 77 (30.92%) IIS
9 65 (26.10%) DNS
9 65 (26.10%) Firewall
10 58 (23.29%) MS Exchange
11 57 (22.89%) MS Excel
11 57 (22.89%) SAN
12 50 (20.08%) PowerShell
13 49 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 47 (18.88%) TCP/IP
15 45 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (16.87%) Citrix
17 42 (16.87%) SQL
17 42 (16.87%) Windows 7
18 40 (16.06%) Degree
19 39 (15.66%) HP
20 35 (14.06%) vSphere
21 32 (12.85%) MySQL
22 30 (12.05%) DHCP
22 30 (12.05%) Cisco
23 29 (11.65%) MCSE
23 29 (11.65%) Hyper-V

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 77 (30.92%) IIS
2 58 (23.29%) MS Exchange
3 25 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.43%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.62%) Apache
6 11 (4.42%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.81%) CMS
9 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.41%) Lync
9 6 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.01%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.61%) Jetty
11 4 (1.61%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.61%) nginx
12 3 (1.20%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.20%) Drupal
13 2 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (22.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.42%) Office 365
2 9 (3.61%) SaaS
3 8 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (26.10%) DNS
1 65 (26.10%) Firewall
2 57 (22.89%) SAN
3 47 (18.88%) TCP/IP
4 30 (12.05%) DHCP
5 24 (9.64%) VPN
6 22 (8.84%) HTTP
7 21 (8.43%) VoIP
8 20 (8.03%) VLAN
9 17 (6.83%) Network Security
10 16 (6.43%) LAN
11 15 (6.02%) WAN
11 15 (6.02%) SMTP
12 11 (4.42%) IPsec
13 10 (4.02%) NAS
14 9 (3.61%) Internet
14 9 (3.61%) IPv4
15 8 (3.21%) SSL
15 8 (3.21%) PPTP
15 8 (3.21%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.85%) MySQL
3 17 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.21%) Big Data
5 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.61%) DB2
7 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.81%) Subversion
3 5 (2.01%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.80%) Hudson
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 26 (10.44%) Finance
2 8 (3.21%) Back Office
3 7 (2.81%) Banking
4 5 (2.01%) Games
4 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.84%) .NET
2 14 (5.62%) XML
3 11 (4.42%) HTML
4 7 (2.81%) Web Services
4 7 (2.81%) Middleware
5 6 (2.41%) LAMP
6 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.61%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.61%) COM
7 3 (1.20%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.20%) COM+
7 3 (1.20%) XSL
8 2 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.40%) WAMP
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.83%) Clustering
2 13 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.02%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.21%) Open Source
5 4 (1.61%) LPAR
5 4 (1.61%) Kindle
6 3 (1.20%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.20%) PKI
7 2 (0.80%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.80%) Wiki
7 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Firmware
8 1 (0.40%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 249 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (45.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (37.35%) Linux
4 49 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (16.87%) Windows 7
7 17 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (6.02%) UNIX
9 14 (5.62%) CentOS
10 8 (3.21%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.21%) Windows 2000
10 8 (3.21%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.81%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.41%) Debian
12 6 (2.41%) Fedora
12 6 (2.41%) Solaris
12 6 (2.41%) AIX
13 5 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (2.01%) Android
14 4 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
3 24 (9.64%) Configuration Management
4 22 (8.84%) ITIL
5 18 (7.23%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (7.23%) E-Commerce
6 15 (6.02%) DevOps
7 13 (5.22%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.02%) Information Management
8 10 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.61%) Service Management
10 8 (3.21%) DNA
10 8 (3.21%) High Availability
10 8 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.81%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.41%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (2.41%) Software Deployment
13 5 (2.01%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.01%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.08%) PowerShell
2 42 (16.87%) SQL
3 16 (6.43%) Ruby
4 13 (5.22%) Python
5 12 (4.82%) Perl
6 8 (3.21%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.81%) VBScript
7 7 (2.81%) Java
7 7 (2.81%) C#
8 5 (2.01%) PHP
9 4 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.20%) XPath
11 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (16.06%) Degree
3 29 (11.65%) MCSE
4 11 (4.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (4.02%) MCITP
6 8 (3.21%) CCNA
6 8 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.21%) MCSA
7 7 (2.81%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.41%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.61%) RHCE
10 3 (1.20%) CCA
10 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.40%) MCP
11 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.40%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.41%) SLA
2 5 (2.01%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 143 (57.43%) Active Directory
2 93 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.06%) vSphere
4 29 (11.65%) Hyper-V
5 27 (10.84%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.62%) XenApp
7 12 (4.82%) KVM
8 8 (3.21%) VMware Server
8 8 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.01%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.01%) Xen
10 4 (1.61%) vCloud
11 3 (1.20%) NFS
11 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.20%) Snort
12 2 (0.80%) qmail
12 2 (0.80%) pfSense
13 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (8.84%) Nagios
2 20 (8.03%) SCCM
3 19 (7.63%) Puppet
4 12 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (4.02%) WSUS
6 9 (3.61%) SCOM
6 9 (3.61%) Backup Exec
7 8 (3.21%) logstash
8 7 (2.81%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.01%) Cacti
11 3 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.80%) Plesk
12 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.40%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 137 (55.02%) VMware
2 102 (40.96%) Microsoft
3 42 (16.87%) Citrix
4 39 (15.66%) HP
5 30 (12.05%) Cisco
6 21 (8.43%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.62%) IBM
7 14 (5.62%) Dell
8 11 (4.42%) EMC
9 8 (3.21%) Oracle
9 8 (3.21%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.81%) Riverbed
10 7 (2.81%) Juniper
11 6 (2.41%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.01%) Brocade
13 4 (1.61%) NetApp
13 4 (1.61%) JBoss
14 3 (1.20%) Avaya
14 3 (1.20%) Lotus
14 3 (1.20%) Intel
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 55k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £180 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
World First
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago