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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 715 731 764
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 172 214 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 142 196 188
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,088 £32,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +9 154 £42,500 +6.25% 13
London +64 106 £50,000 +16.27% 4
South East +41 22 £40,000 - 2
City of London +30 15 £42,000 +7.69% 2
East of England 0 7 £41,250 +25.00% 2
North West -22 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Berkshire +44 5 £42,500 +6.25%
East Sussex +24 5 £40,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +4 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Hampshire 0 5 £47,500 +11.24% 1
Manchester -12 5 £32,939 -17.65% 1
Yorkshire +20 4 £30,000 -
Brighton +16 4 £40,000 +14.28%
South West -4 4 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Essex - 4 £41,250 -
Croydon - 4 £33,000 -
Colchester - 3 £41,250 -
Basingstoke - 3 £36,000 -
Exeter - 3 - -
Bradford - 3 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £30,000 -
Northampton - 3 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Devon - 3 - -
West Sussex +21 2 £29,500 +7.27%
Newbury +21 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Surrey +12 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Stevenage +5 2 £31,750 -9.28%
Hertfordshire -5 2 £31,750 +17.59%

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 310 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 199 (64.19%) Windows Server
4 167 (53.87%) VMware
5 131 (42.26%) Microsoft
6 130 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 119 (38.39%) PowerShell
8 110 (35.48%) Linux
9 107 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (25.48%) Finance
12 78 (25.16%) Data Centre
13 77 (24.84%) SCCM
14 70 (22.58%) IIS
15 69 (22.26%) MS Exchange
16 60 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
17 57 (18.39%) Citrix
18 55 (17.74%) Firewall
19 51 (16.45%) SQL
20 50 (16.13%) DNS
21 49 (15.81%) SAN
21 49 (15.81%) Red Hat
21 49 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
21 49 (15.81%) Office 365
22 45 (14.52%) MS Excel
23 43 (13.87%) SQL Server
24 41 (13.23%) Hyper-V
25 38 (12.26%) DHCP
25 38 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
26 37 (11.94%) ITIL

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 70 (22.58%) IIS
2 69 (22.26%) MS Exchange
3 36 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (10.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (8.71%) SharePoint
6 18 (5.81%) Apache
7 14 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.90%) SAS
9 8 (2.58%) Skype for Business
10 7 (2.26%) nginx
10 7 (2.26%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.61%) JBoss
12 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.97%) DNN
14 1 (0.32%) Confluence
14 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (15.81%) Office 365
3 36 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (9.35%) SaaS
5 7 (2.26%) IaaS
6 5 (1.61%) PaaS
7 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.29%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.65%) G Suite
9 2 (0.65%) Route 53
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.32%) GitHub
10 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.74%) Firewall
2 50 (16.13%) DNS
3 49 (15.81%) SAN
4 38 (12.26%) DHCP
5 34 (10.97%) NAS
6 24 (7.74%) TCP/IP
7 21 (6.77%) LAN
7 21 (6.77%) WAN
8 19 (6.13%) VPN
9 13 (4.19%) Wireless
10 10 (3.23%) Internet
11 9 (2.90%) VoIP
12 8 (2.58%) Skype
13 6 (1.94%) HTTP
13 6 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (1.94%) SMTP
13 6 (1.94%) VLAN
13 6 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.61%) LDAP
14 5 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.29%) MySQL
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.65%) DB2
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (6.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.26%) Subversion
3 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (25.48%) Finance
2 29 (9.35%) Banking
3 10 (3.23%) Legal
3 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.58%) Marketing
5 5 (1.61%) Games
6 3 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.13%) Web Services
2 13 (4.19%) XML
3 6 (1.94%) .NET
3 6 (1.94%) JSON
3 6 (1.94%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (1.61%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.65%) LAMP
5 2 (0.65%) ODBC
6 1 (0.32%) LINQ
6 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (25.16%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.71%) Fat Client
2 27 (8.71%) Thin Client
3 17 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.19%) Hedge funds
5 11 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.58%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.94%) iSeries
10 5 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.61%) Clustering
10 5 (1.61%) Replication
11 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.97%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.97%) iPad
11 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.65%) CMDB
12 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 310 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (64.19%) Windows Server
3 130 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (35.48%) Linux
5 107 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (15.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (7.42%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.84%) Windows 10
10 12 (3.87%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.55%) CentOS
12 10 (3.23%) Unix
13 8 (2.58%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.94%) Debian
15 5 (1.61%) Solaris
16 4 (1.29%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (11.94%) ITIL
2 26 (8.39%) E-Commerce
3 23 (7.42%) DevOps
4 21 (6.77%) Information Security
4 21 (6.77%) Migration
5 19 (6.13%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (6.13%) Configuration Management
6 18 (5.81%) Change Management
6 18 (5.81%) GAP Analysis
6 18 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (5.16%) Security Operations
7 16 (5.16%) SIEM
7 16 (5.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 15 (4.84%) Open Source
8 15 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.52%) Information Assurance
9 14 (4.52%) Load Balancing
9 14 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (4.52%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (38.39%) PowerShell
2 51 (16.45%) SQL
3 18 (5.81%) C#
4 17 (5.48%) Java
4 17 (5.48%) Python
5 12 (3.87%) Perl
5 12 (3.87%) VB
5 12 (3.87%) VBScript
6 10 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.58%) Ruby
8 6 (1.94%) PHP
9 5 (1.61%) C++
9 5 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.29%) VB6
11 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.65%) VBA
13 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (11.29%) MCSA
3 33 (10.65%) MCSE
4 22 (7.10%) Degree
5 19 (6.13%) CCNA
5 19 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 14 (4.52%) GCIH
7 14 (4.52%) GIAC
8 12 (3.87%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (2.26%) CCA
12 6 (1.94%) MCITP
13 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.97%) CCNP
15 2 (0.65%) MCP
15 2 (0.65%) PhD
16 1 (0.32%) CCEA
16 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.29%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.84%) QA
3 12 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 210 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 85 (27.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (13.23%) Hyper-V
4 33 (10.65%) vSphere
5 18 (5.81%) VMware Server
6 10 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.58%) Firmware
7 8 (2.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.94%) vCloud
8 6 (1.94%) XenApp
9 5 (1.61%) Varnish
10 4 (1.29%) XenServer
11 3 (0.97%) Postfix
11 3 (0.97%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.97%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.32%) Docker
13 1 (0.32%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 77 (24.84%) SCCM
2 26 (8.39%) Puppet
3 25 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (6.77%) Backup Exec
4 21 (6.77%) WSUS
5 20 (6.45%) SCOM
6 16 (5.16%) Nessus
7 11 (3.55%) Rundeck
8 7 (2.26%) Ansible
9 5 (1.61%) Cacti
9 5 (1.61%) Munin
9 5 (1.61%) Nagios
10 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.65%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.32%) Plesk
13 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 167 (53.87%) VMware
2 131 (42.26%) Microsoft
3 57 (18.39%) Citrix
4 49 (15.81%) Red Hat
5 24 (7.74%) Cisco
6 20 (6.45%) Qualys
7 16 (5.16%) Veeam
8 15 (4.84%) EMC
9 14 (4.52%) NetApp
10 13 (4.19%) Juniper
10 13 (4.19%) TOWER Software
11 12 (3.87%) Symantec
12 10 (3.23%) Dell
13 9 (2.90%) Apple
13 9 (2.90%) SAP
14 8 (2.58%) Avaya
15 6 (1.94%) Oracle
16 4 (1.29%) Google
16 4 (1.29%) HP
17 3 (0.97%) WatchGuard
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