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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Administrator
Rank 823 668 821
Rank change year-on-year
-155 +153
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 92 208 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.19% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.21% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 87 161 90
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,013 £32,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -159 87 £43,500 +2.35% 7
London -52 52 £47,500 - 5
East of England -6 16 £44,000 +27.53% 1
South East -29 11 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Cambridge +2 9 £44,000 +23.94% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 9 £44,000 +27.53% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £42,500 - 1
City of London +7 4 £60,000 - 1
Reading -3 4 £35,000 -9.67%
Berkshire -12 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -65 3 £29,000 -17.14%
West Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £29,000 -
Essex - 3 £37,500 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £29,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Bedford - 3 £29,000 -
South West -23 2 £42,500 +25.92%
Scotland - 2 £37,000 -
Goole - 2 £29,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £41,750 - 1
Aberdeen - 2 £37,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £41,750 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 1 - -
Surrey -7 1 £38,000 +16.92%
Manchester -11 1 £35,000 -21.34%
Birmingham -24 1 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -25 1 £35,000 -21.34%
West Midlands -38 1 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands - 1 £29,000 -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (58.14%) VMware
3 115 (53.49%) Active Directory
4 99 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (44.65%) Linux
6 83 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 79 (36.74%) SQL Server
8 78 (36.28%) Microsoft
9 71 (33.02%) IIS
10 61 (28.37%) DNS
11 59 (27.44%) Firewall
12 52 (24.19%) SAN
12 52 (24.19%) TCP/IP
13 48 (22.33%) MS Excel
13 48 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 45 (20.93%) PowerShell
15 41 (19.07%) MS Exchange
16 39 (18.14%) SQL
17 38 (17.67%) Windows 7
18 36 (16.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 36 (16.74%) Degree
19 35 (16.28%) MySQL
20 32 (14.88%) HP
20 32 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (13.02%) Ruby
21 28 (13.02%) Citrix
21 28 (13.02%) Nagios
21 28 (13.02%) DHCP
21 28 (13.02%) Performance Tuning
22 27 (12.56%) DevOps

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 71 (33.02%) IIS
2 41 (19.07%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.05%) Apache
5 9 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.72%) Lync
6 8 (3.72%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.26%) nginx
7 7 (3.26%) Jetty
8 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.40%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.47%) CMS
10 1 (0.47%) Drupal
10 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (22.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) Office 365
2 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.33%) SaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (28.37%) DNS
2 59 (27.44%) Firewall
3 52 (24.19%) SAN
3 52 (24.19%) TCP/IP
4 28 (13.02%) DHCP
5 23 (10.70%) VPN
6 20 (9.30%) HTTP
7 17 (7.91%) VoIP
8 16 (7.44%) LAN
8 16 (7.44%) VLAN
9 15 (6.98%) Network Security
9 15 (6.98%) WAN
9 15 (6.98%) SMTP
10 9 (4.19%) IPv4
11 8 (3.72%) PPTP
11 8 (3.72%) H.323
11 8 (3.72%) IPsec
11 8 (3.72%) ISDN
12 6 (2.79%) Internet
12 6 (2.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (36.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.28%) MySQL
3 16 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.72%) Big Data
6 7 (3.26%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.93%) Redis
11 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.65%) Subversion
3 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 21 (9.77%) Finance
2 8 (3.72%) Back Office
3 5 (2.33%) Advertising
4 4 (1.86%) Banking
4 4 (1.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.77%) .NET
2 16 (7.44%) XML
3 14 (6.51%) LAMP
4 11 (5.12%) HTML
5 9 (4.19%) Middleware
6 4 (1.86%) XSL
6 4 (1.86%) Application Packaging
6 4 (1.86%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.40%) COM+
8 2 (0.93%) Web Services
8 2 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.47%) Symfony
9 1 (0.47%) WAMP
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.98%) Open Source
3 14 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.26%) Clustering
5 5 (2.33%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.86%) Kindle
6 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.86%) LPAR
6 4 (1.86%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.93%) Wiki
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (46.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (44.65%) Linux
4 48 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (17.67%) Windows 7
6 36 (16.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.65%) CentOS
8 8 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.72%) UNIX
9 7 (3.26%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.79%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.33%) Android
11 5 (2.33%) Debian
12 4 (1.86%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.86%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.40%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (1.40%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.93%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.02%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (12.56%) DevOps
3 24 (11.16%) Configuration Management
3 24 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (7.44%) Load Balancing
6 15 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (6.51%) ITIL
8 11 (5.12%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.72%) DNA
10 8 (3.72%) Service Management
10 8 (3.72%) High Availability
11 7 (3.26%) Information Management
12 6 (2.79%) Mentoring
13 5 (2.33%) Service Delivery
14 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2
14 4 (1.86%) ITSM
14 4 (1.86%) Data Security
14 4 (1.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.93%) PowerShell
2 39 (18.14%) SQL
3 28 (13.02%) Ruby
4 23 (10.70%) Perl
5 22 (10.23%) Python
6 13 (6.05%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.12%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.19%) Java
8 9 (4.19%) VBScript
9 8 (3.72%) C#
10 5 (2.33%) PHP
11 4 (1.86%) XPath
12 3 (1.40%) VB
13 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (16.74%) Degree
2 32 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (8.84%) MCSE
4 9 (4.19%) MCSA
5 8 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.79%) CCNA
6 6 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.40%) CCA
7 3 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.40%) MCITP
8 2 (0.93%) MCP
8 2 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 115 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 83 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (10.70%) VMware ESX
4 22 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.23%) KVM
5 20 (9.30%) vSphere
6 12 (5.58%) XenApp
7 9 (4.19%) Snort
7 9 (4.19%) Xen
8 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.33%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.93%) pfSense
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (13.02%) Nagios
2 27 (12.56%) Puppet
3 20 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.05%) SCCM
5 11 (5.12%) Cacti
6 10 (4.65%) WSUS
7 9 (4.19%) SCOM
8 8 (3.72%) logstash
9 6 (2.79%) Check_MK
9 6 (2.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (2.79%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.79%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.93%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 125 (58.14%) VMware
2 78 (36.28%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.88%) HP
4 28 (13.02%) Citrix
5 26 (12.09%) Cisco
6 13 (6.05%) IBM
7 12 (5.58%) Dell
8 11 (5.12%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.65%) Juniper
10 9 (4.19%) Oracle
10 9 (4.19%) Riverbed
10 9 (4.19%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.33%) Symantec
11 5 (2.33%) EMC
11 5 (2.33%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.86%) Sony
12 4 (1.86%) Brocade
13 3 (1.40%) Lotus
13 3 (1.40%) McAfee
13 3 (1.40%) Sophos
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