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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Administrator
Rank 754 753 632
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -121
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 197 189 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 182 161 289
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £28,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +20 194 £42,500 -5.55% 28
London -24 97 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East +27 55 £40,000 +12.67% 4
Berkshire +23 27 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South West 0 19 £38,500 +28.33% 3
Yorkshire +16 15 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Wiltshire +11 13 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Swindon - 13 £38,500 - 1
Surbiton - 9 £85,000 -
City of London +31 8 £42,500 -16.66% 3
North Yorkshire +25 8 £30,000 -14.28% 2
East Sussex +13 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Brighton +10 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Oxfordshire -6 7 £42,500 +17.24% 2
Hampshire +16 6 £42,700 +22.00%
Slough +4 6 £33,500 -4.28%
Havant - 6 £42,700 -
Gloucestershire +5 5 £41,750 -40.35% 1
East of England +1 5 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Cambridge +1 5 £35,000 -15.66% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £35,000 -15.66% 3
South Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Surrey +6 4 £37,500 -21.87%
Oxford -12 4 £42,500 +34.92%
Epsom - 4 £37,500 -
Knaresborough - 4 £30,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -10 3 £35,000 -
Abingdon -10 3 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £35,000 - 1
Rotherham - 3 £30,000 -

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 423 (100.00%) Windows
2 282 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 231 (54.61%) Active Directory
4 230 (54.37%) VMware
5 190 (44.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 181 (42.79%) Microsoft
7 139 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 133 (31.44%) Linux
9 130 (30.73%) PowerShell
10 118 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 118 (27.90%) Citrix
11 108 (25.53%) SQL Server
12 107 (25.30%) SQL
13 106 (25.06%) DNS
14 100 (23.64%) Finance
15 95 (22.46%) SCCM
16 89 (21.04%) Firewall
17 86 (20.33%) MS Exchange
18 84 (19.86%) SAN
19 82 (19.39%) IIS
20 78 (18.44%) MS Excel
21 74 (17.49%) Hyper-V
22 70 (16.55%) DHCP
23 69 (16.31%) Clustering
24 66 (15.60%) TCP/IP
25 59 (13.95%) Cisco
26 58 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
26 58 (13.71%) SCOM
27 57 (13.48%) vSphere
28 56 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 86 (20.33%) MS Exchange
2 82 (19.39%) IIS
3 56 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (8.04%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.36%) Apache
7 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.13%) Lync
8 6 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.18%) CMS
9 5 (1.18%) JBoss
10 4 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.71%) nginx
11 3 (0.71%) WordPress
12 1 (0.24%) Confluence
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (18.44%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.67%) MS Office
3 7 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.33%) Office 365
3 25 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.95%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.95%) IaaS
6 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (25.06%) DNS
2 89 (21.04%) Firewall
3 84 (19.86%) SAN
4 70 (16.55%) DHCP
5 66 (15.60%) TCP/IP
6 39 (9.22%) iSCSI
7 37 (8.75%) WAN
8 34 (8.04%) VPN
9 27 (6.38%) LAN
10 22 (5.20%) VoIP
11 18 (4.26%) Internet
12 15 (3.55%) VPLS
13 13 (3.07%) NAS
13 13 (3.07%) VLAN
13 13 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.84%) MPLS
15 11 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (2.36%) BGP
17 9 (2.13%) Network Security
18 7 (1.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (4.26%) MySQL
5 16 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.18%) Informix
8 4 (0.95%) DB2
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.47%) Big Data
9 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.42%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.71%) JIRA
4 3 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.71%) Subversion
5 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.24%) MSI
6 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 100 (23.64%) Finance
2 30 (7.09%) Banking
3 15 (3.55%) Marketing
4 14 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.07%) Advertising
6 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.60%) Electronics
8 10 (2.36%) Law
9 9 (2.13%) Games
10 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.95%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 2 (0.47%) Retail
13 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.09%) .NET
2 22 (5.20%) Web Services
3 11 (2.60%) Middleware
4 6 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (1.18%) LAMP
6 3 (0.71%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.24%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.31%) Clustering
2 26 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.49%) Replication
4 17 (4.02%) PKI
5 16 (3.78%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.36%) EqualLogic
7 8 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 8 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.65%) iPhone
8 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.65%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.42%) Handset
10 4 (0.95%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.71%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.47%) Fintech
12 2 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 423 (100.00%) Windows
2 282 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 190 (44.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 133 (31.44%) Linux
6 58 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (12.77%) Windows 7
8 25 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (4.26%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.07%) CentOS
11 13 (3.07%) Windows 10
12 12 (2.84%) Unix
13 10 (2.36%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.65%) Debian
15 6 (1.42%) Android
16 3 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.71%) Solaris
16 3 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (11.82%) ITIL
2 33 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (6.62%) DevOps
4 25 (5.91%) Business Continuity
4 25 (5.91%) High Availability
5 23 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (4.49%) Migration
7 18 (4.26%) Scrum
7 18 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (4.02%) E-Commerce
9 15 (3.55%) Configuration Management
10 14 (3.31%) Server Building
11 13 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (2.84%) Patch Management
12 12 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (2.84%) Process Management
13 11 (2.60%) Asset Management
13 11 (2.60%) Programme Management
13 11 (2.60%) Project Management
13 11 (2.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (30.73%) PowerShell
2 107 (25.30%) SQL
3 25 (5.91%) Python
4 16 (3.78%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.55%) Perl
6 14 (3.31%) Ruby
7 9 (2.13%) C#
7 9 (2.13%) VBScript
8 8 (1.89%) VB
9 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.95%) PHP
10 3 (0.71%) Java
10 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.46%) Degree
3 24 (5.67%) CCNA
3 24 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (5.20%) MCSE
5 12 (2.84%) MCSA
6 11 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.65%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (1.65%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (1.42%) MCITP
9 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.18%) CCNP
10 5 (1.18%) HNC
11 3 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.47%) MCP
13 1 (0.24%) CISSP
13 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.18%) SLA
2 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) BS7799
3 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 231 (54.61%) Active Directory
2 118 (27.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (17.49%) Hyper-V
4 57 (13.48%) vSphere
5 52 (12.29%) XenApp
6 17 (4.02%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.65%) vCloud
9 7 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.65%) XenServer
10 6 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.18%) KVM
12 2 (0.47%) LXC
12 2 (0.47%) Samba
12 2 (0.47%) Squid
12 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.24%) Firmware
13 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 95 (22.46%) SCCM
2 58 (13.71%) SCOM
3 28 (6.62%) Nagios
4 24 (5.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 23 (5.44%) Puppet
6 22 (5.20%) WSUS
7 20 (4.73%) Backup Exec
8 16 (3.78%) NetBackup
9 15 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (2.60%) SCVMM
12 10 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (1.65%) Windows Intune
14 6 (1.42%) Tivoli
15 5 (1.18%) Ansible
15 5 (1.18%) EdgeSight
15 5 (1.18%) HP SIM
16 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 3 (0.71%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 230 (54.37%) VMware
2 181 (42.79%) Microsoft
3 118 (27.90%) Citrix
4 59 (13.95%) Cisco
5 47 (11.11%) NetApp
6 40 (9.46%) HP
6 40 (9.46%) Sophos
7 36 (8.51%) Dell
8 35 (8.27%) Symantec
9 34 (8.04%) Red Hat
10 25 (5.91%) Oracle
11 24 (5.67%) AppSense
12 18 (4.26%) Apple
12 18 (4.26%) Lumension
13 14 (3.31%) IBM
13 14 (3.31%) SAP
14 12 (2.84%) McAfee
15 11 (2.60%) Avaya
16 10 (2.36%) Dell KACE
16 10 (2.36%) Veeam
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