The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Windows Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 831 797 795
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 96 187 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 86 173 172
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator within the UK.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 within the UK.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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 -53 91 £37,500 -6.25% 5
London +11 56 £49,000 +8.88% 5
South East -6 14 £35,500 -11.25%
East Midlands +9 10 £30,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire +14 9 £35,000 +16.66%
Croydon - 8 £34,500 -
West Yorkshire +20 7 £30,000 -
City of London +50 6 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Surrey +27 4 £40,250 +0.62%
Leeds +20 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Portsmouth +10 4 £31,250 -24.69%
Hampshire 0 4 £31,250 -24.69%
Berkshire -1 4 £70,000 +86.66%
Nottingham +16 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Nottinghamshire +10 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Scotland +4 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Bradford - 3 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire +24 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Northamptonshire +10 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Cardiff +1 2 £32,500 -16.66%
South Wales -4 2 £32,500 -16.66%
Wales -7 2 £32,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire -22 2 £41,250 -13.15%
Woking - 2 £49,000 -
Northampton +14 1 £30,000 -33.33%
South West +13 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Edinburgh +7 1 £45,000 +32.35%
Reading +6 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Gloucester +1 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Gloucestershire -5 1 £47,500 +46.15%

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (72.99%) Windows Server
3 128 (60.66%) Active Directory
4 116 (54.98%) Microsoft
4 116 (54.98%) VMware
5 104 (49.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (44.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (37.91%) Linux
8 70 (33.18%) SCCM
9 65 (30.81%) PowerShell
10 63 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (26.54%) MS Exchange
12 52 (24.64%) DNS
13 51 (24.17%) Citrix
13 51 (24.17%) SAN
14 49 (23.22%) Firewall
15 48 (22.75%) Hyper-V
16 47 (22.27%) Exchange Server 2010
17 45 (21.33%) Finance
18 42 (19.91%) SQL Server
18 42 (19.91%) IIS
19 40 (18.96%) Cisco
19 40 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2013
20 39 (18.48%) vSphere
21 37 (17.54%) Red Hat
22 36 (17.06%) SQL
23 33 (15.64%) Windows 7
24 32 (15.17%) DHCP
25 28 (13.27%) iSCSI
26 27 (12.80%) Clustering

Windows Systems 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 56 (26.54%) MS Exchange
2 47 (22.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (19.91%) IIS
4 40 (18.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (9.95%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.74%) Apache
8 8 (3.79%) Skype for Business
9 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (3.32%) JBoss
10 6 (2.84%) SAS
11 5 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.37%) Confluence
12 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.47%) CMS
12 1 (0.47%) Drupal
12 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.80%) Office 365
2 15 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.32%) Google Apps
4 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.42%) Route 53
5 3 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (24.64%) DNS
2 51 (24.17%) SAN
3 49 (23.22%) Firewall
4 32 (15.17%) DHCP
5 28 (13.27%) iSCSI
6 23 (10.90%) VPN
7 18 (8.53%) Internet
7 18 (8.53%) TCP/IP
8 17 (8.06%) NAS
9 16 (7.58%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (6.16%) VoIP
11 12 (5.69%) LAN
12 9 (4.27%) VLAN
13 7 (3.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (3.32%) FTP
13 7 (3.32%) WAN
14 6 (2.84%) Network Security
15 5 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (2.37%) SMTP
16 4 (1.90%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.79%) MySQL
5 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.42%) MS Access
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (4.27%) JIRA
2 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.32%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.90%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.90%) Subversion
5 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.47%) WinDbg
General
1 45 (21.33%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Banking
3 9 (4.27%) Financial Institution
3 9 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.32%) Back Office
5 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.90%) Advertising
6 4 (1.90%) Marketing
7 3 (1.42%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.58%) .NET
2 8 (3.79%) LAMP
3 5 (2.37%) Web Services
4 4 (1.90%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.95%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.80%) Clustering
2 22 (10.43%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.53%) Smartphone
4 16 (7.58%) Fat Client
4 16 (7.58%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.27%) EqualLogic
6 8 (3.79%) PKI
7 6 (2.84%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.42%) iPad
10 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.42%) Replication
10 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.95%) iPhone
11 2 (0.95%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (72.99%) Windows Server
3 104 (49.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (44.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (37.91%) Linux
6 33 (15.64%) Windows 7
7 24 (11.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (6.16%) Unix
9 13 (6.16%) Windows 10
10 8 (3.79%) CentOS
10 8 (3.79%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.84%) Solaris
11 6 (2.84%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.37%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.90%) Debian
13 4 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.42%) Android
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (6.64%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (6.16%) Problem Management
3 12 (5.69%) DevOps
3 12 (5.69%) ITIL
4 8 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (3.79%) Migration
4 8 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (3.32%) Analytics
5 7 (3.32%) Mentoring
5 7 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (3.32%) Server Building
6 6 (2.84%) Business Analytics
6 6 (2.84%) Coaching
6 6 (2.84%) Security Patching
6 6 (2.84%) Service Management
7 5 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (2.37%) E-Commerce
7 5 (2.37%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (1.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (1.90%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.81%) PowerShell
2 36 (17.06%) SQL
3 10 (4.74%) VB
4 7 (3.32%) C#
5 6 (2.84%) VB6
6 5 (2.37%) Python
7 4 (1.90%) PHP
7 4 (1.90%) VBScript
8 3 (1.42%) Java
8 3 (1.42%) Perl
8 3 (1.42%) Ruby
8 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.43%) MCSE
3 17 (8.06%) Degree
4 12 (5.69%) Security Cleared
5 10 (4.74%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.27%) CCNA
6 9 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.84%) MCSA
9 5 (2.37%) CCA
9 5 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.90%) MCITP
11 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) SLA
2 5 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.42%) BS7799
4 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 63 (29.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (22.75%) Hyper-V
4 39 (18.48%) vSphere
5 19 (9.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.84%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.37%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.37%) XenApp
8 4 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.42%) Firmware
9 3 (1.42%) vCloud
10 2 (0.95%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.95%) VMFS
10 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.47%) Postfix
11 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.47%) Xen
11 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (33.18%) SCCM
2 23 (10.90%) SCOM
3 12 (5.69%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.69%) NetBackup
4 11 (5.21%) WSUS
5 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (3.79%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.37%) Puppet
8 4 (1.90%) Ansible
8 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.42%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.95%) Nagios
10 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.95%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.95%) SnapVault
10 2 (0.95%) vMotion
11 1 (0.47%) cPanel
11 1 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.47%) WMI
11 1 (0.47%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 116 (54.98%) Microsoft
1 116 (54.98%) VMware
2 51 (24.17%) Citrix
3 40 (18.96%) Cisco
4 37 (17.54%) Red Hat
5 27 (12.80%) Dell
5 27 (12.80%) HP
6 25 (11.85%) NetApp
7 16 (7.58%) Apple
8 15 (7.11%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.64%) SonicWALL
9 14 (6.64%) Sophos
10 13 (6.16%) Avaya
10 13 (6.16%) Veeam
11 11 (5.21%) Fortinet
12 10 (4.74%) Symantec
13 9 (4.27%) EMC
14 8 (3.79%) Google
14 8 (3.79%) SAP
15 7 (3.32%) Juniper
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