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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Administrator
Rank 776 787 772
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 114 146 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 96 128 111
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -15 113 £42,500 +6.25% 20
London +27 67 £50,000 +25.00% 10
City of London +37 17 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +2 12 £30,000 -22.07% 1
West Yorkshire +18 11 £30,000 -18.91% 1
East of England +16 11 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Leeds +12 11 £30,000 -18.91% 1
South East +10 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Hertfordshire +1 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South West -23 8 - - 2
Devon - 8 - -
Exeter - 8 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 5 £38,500 -0.64% 1
Berkshire -2 5 £46,000 +8.23% 1
North West +6 3 £43,000 -4.44%
Welwyn Garden City -10 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Reading - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge +11 2 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Slough +6 2 £49,250 +15.88%
Manchester +6 2 £43,000 -4.44%
Rochdale - 2 £43,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £42,500 -
Horsham - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Merseyside +8 1 £22,000 -53.68%
Liverpool +4 1 £22,000 -53.68%
West Midlands -28 1 £28,500 -5.00%

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (56.08%) VMware
3 104 (55.03%) Active Directory
4 89 (47.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (45.50%) Microsoft
6 75 (39.68%) DNS
7 66 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (32.80%) PowerShell
9 60 (31.75%) Linux
10 58 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (30.16%) IIS
12 54 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 53 (28.04%) MS Excel
14 44 (23.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 42 (22.22%) Cisco
15 42 (22.22%) Citrix
16 40 (21.16%) SQL
16 40 (21.16%) Degree
17 37 (19.58%) MS Exchange
18 36 (19.05%) Puppet
19 34 (17.99%) Windows 7
19 34 (17.99%) Red Hat
19 34 (17.99%) Finance
20 31 (16.40%) Firewall
20 31 (16.40%) SAN
21 26 (13.76%) Perl
22 25 (13.23%) .NET
23 24 (12.70%) TCP/IP
24 23 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 22 (11.64%) ITIL

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (30.16%) IIS
2 37 (19.58%) MS Exchange
3 22 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 15 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (5.29%) Apache
6 6 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.06%) nginx
9 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (28.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.76%) Office 365
4 4 (2.12%) GitHub
4 4 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.06%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 75 (39.68%) DNS
2 31 (16.40%) SAN
2 31 (16.40%) Firewall
3 24 (12.70%) TCP/IP
4 20 (10.58%) DHCP
5 11 (5.82%) HTTP
5 11 (5.82%) Internet
5 11 (5.82%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (5.29%) NAS
6 10 (5.29%) LAN
7 9 (4.76%) WAN
8 8 (4.23%) SSL
9 6 (3.17%) VPN
9 6 (3.17%) VoIP
9 6 (3.17%) Network Security
10 5 (2.65%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.65%) LDAP
10 5 (2.65%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.59%) FTP
12 2 (1.06%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.82%) MySQL
3 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.65%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.12%) JIRA
3 4 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 34 (17.99%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Investment Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Games
4 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.12%) Automotive
4 4 (2.12%) Law
4 4 (2.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.59%) French Language
5 3 (1.59%) Retail
5 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.53%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.23%) .NET
2 7 (3.70%) Middleware
3 4 (2.12%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.59%) COM
4 3 (1.59%) Web Services
5 2 (1.06%) Memcached
5 2 (1.06%) LAMP
6 1 (0.53%) Lucene
6 1 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) J2EE
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.99%) Replication
3 14 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.70%) Open Source
5 7 (3.70%) EqualLogic
6 6 (3.17%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.17%) Clustering
7 4 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.06%) Physics
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Derivative
9 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.53%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (47.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (31.75%) Linux
5 44 (23.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (17.99%) Windows 7
7 23 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (7.41%) Ubuntu
9 12 (6.35%) Windows XP
10 10 (5.29%) Windows NT
11 9 (4.76%) Windows 2000
11 9 (4.76%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.70%) CentOS
13 6 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (2.65%) UNIX
15 4 (2.12%) Debian
16 2 (1.06%) Fedora
16 2 (1.06%) Solaris
17 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.64%) ITIL
1 22 (11.64%) DevOps
2 20 (10.58%) Configuration Management
3 17 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.94%) Release Management
5 14 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 13 (6.88%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.76%) Migration
9 8 (4.23%) Change Management
10 6 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.65%) Change Control
11 5 (2.65%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.12%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (2.12%) Web Development
13 3 (1.59%) Asset Management
13 3 (1.59%) Strategic Planning
13 3 (1.59%) Scrum
13 3 (1.59%) Project Management
13 3 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.80%) PowerShell
2 40 (21.16%) SQL
3 26 (13.76%) Perl
4 18 (9.52%) Python
5 16 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.29%) Ruby
7 7 (3.70%) Java
8 6 (3.17%) C
9 5 (2.65%) PHP
9 5 (2.65%) VBScript
10 4 (2.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (21.16%) Degree
2 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.94%) MCSE
4 7 (3.70%) MCITP
5 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.12%) MCSA
6 2 (1.06%) CCNA
6 2 (1.06%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) VCP4
7 1 (0.53%) VCP5
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) LPIC
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (55.03%) Active Directory
2 58 (30.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.05%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.94%) XenApp
5 13 (6.88%) vSphere
5 13 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (6.35%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.65%) Varnish
8 4 (2.12%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.12%) Xen
8 4 (2.12%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.59%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.06%) NFS
10 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 36 (19.05%) Puppet
2 15 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (7.94%) SCCM
3 11 (5.82%) Nagios
4 10 (5.29%) SCOM
4 10 (5.29%) BladeLogic
5 9 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (3.17%) Graphite
7 4 (2.12%) StatsD
7 4 (2.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.59%) WSUS
9 2 (1.06%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.06%) Cacti
9 2 (1.06%) Sysprep
9 2 (1.06%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.06%) logstash
10 1 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 106 (56.08%) VMware
2 86 (45.50%) Microsoft
3 42 (22.22%) Cisco
3 42 (22.22%) Citrix
4 34 (17.99%) Red Hat
5 19 (10.05%) HP
6 18 (9.52%) EMC
7 17 (8.99%) IBM
8 14 (7.41%) NetApp
9 11 (5.82%) Riverbed
10 8 (4.23%) Google
11 7 (3.70%) Symantec
11 7 (3.70%) Oracle
11 7 (3.70%) Dell
12 5 (2.65%) Avaya
12 5 (2.65%) Sophos
12 5 (2.65%) IronPort
13 4 (2.12%) Intel
13 4 (2.12%) BMC
14 3 (1.59%) Apple
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Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Great Bonus and Package
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