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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 749 833 799
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 127 152 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 108 138 156
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 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 +76 126 £42,500 +10.38% 11
London +90 92 £50,000 +16.27% 4
South East +47 17 £40,000 - 2
City of London +37 12 £50,000 +28.20% 2
East of England -7 7 £41,250 +26.92% 2
East Sussex +24 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Brighton +26 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire +13 4 £30,000 -
South West +12 4 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Croydon - 4 £33,000 -
Essex - 4 £41,250 -
Berkshire +52 3 £42,500 +51.78%
West Yorkshire +32 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Hampshire +6 3 £36,000 -15.69% 1
Devon - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £30,000 -
Exeter - 3 - -
Bradford - 3 £30,000 -
Colchester - 3 £41,250 -
Basingstoke - 3 £36,000 -
Newbury +22 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Surrey +15 2 £55,000 +46.66%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £31,750 +17.59%
Stevenage +3 2 £31,750 -9.28%
Milton Keynes - 2 £25,500 -
Reading +26 1 £34,000 +44.68%
West Sussex +20 1 £37,500 +36.36%
East Midlands +6 1 £37,500 -6.25%
North Yorkshire +6 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £43,000 +22.85% 2

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (72.65%) Windows Server
3 167 (71.37%) Active Directory
4 130 (55.56%) VMware
5 106 (45.30%) PowerShell
6 94 (40.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (39.74%) Microsoft
8 90 (38.46%) Linux
9 69 (29.49%) SCCM
9 69 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (26.50%) MS Exchange
11 56 (23.93%) Data Centre
12 55 (23.50%) Citrix
13 53 (22.65%) Amazon AWS
14 52 (22.22%) SAN
15 48 (20.51%) Office 365
16 46 (19.66%) Firewall
17 44 (18.80%) Finance
17 44 (18.80%) Red Hat
18 42 (17.95%) IIS
19 40 (17.09%) DNS
19 40 (17.09%) NAS
20 37 (15.81%) Hyper-V
21 35 (14.96%) SQL
22 34 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
22 34 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2013
23 33 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
24 32 (13.68%) SQL Server
24 32 (13.68%) MS Excel

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 62 (26.50%) MS Exchange
2 42 (17.95%) IIS
3 34 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.56%) Apache
6 13 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.85%) SAS
8 8 (3.42%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.14%) JBoss
10 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.28%) DNN
12 2 (0.85%) nginx
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.65%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (20.51%) Office 365
3 34 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.42%) SaaS
5 7 (2.99%) IaaS
6 5 (2.14%) PaaS
7 4 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.85%) G Suite
9 2 (0.85%) Route 53
9 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.43%) GitHub
10 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.22%) SAN
2 46 (19.66%) Firewall
3 40 (17.09%) DNS
3 40 (17.09%) NAS
4 29 (12.39%) DHCP
5 21 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 17 (7.26%) VPN
7 12 (5.13%) LAN
7 12 (5.13%) WAN
8 10 (4.27%) Internet
8 10 (4.27%) iSCSI
9 8 (3.42%) Skype
9 8 (3.42%) Wireless
10 6 (2.56%) HTTP
10 6 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (2.56%) SMTP
10 6 (2.56%) VLAN
11 5 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.71%) VoIP
13 3 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.71%) MySQL
2 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) QlikView
5 1 (0.43%) Redis
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (18.80%) Finance
2 28 (11.97%) Banking
3 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.56%) Games
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.12%) Web Services
2 6 (2.56%) .NET
2 6 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (0.85%) LAMP
4 1 (0.43%) JSON
4 1 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.43%) LINQ
4 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.93%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.54%) Fat Client
2 27 (11.54%) Thin Client
3 19 (8.12%) Hedge funds
4 11 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.42%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.85%) EFT
8 2 (0.85%) iPad
8 2 (0.85%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) CESG
9 1 (0.43%) Clustering
9 1 (0.43%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 234 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (72.65%) Windows Server
3 94 (40.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (38.46%) Linux
5 69 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (11.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.84%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 10 (4.27%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.27%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.42%) Unix
11 8 (3.42%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.99%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.56%) CentOS
14 5 (2.14%) Solaris
15 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (7.69%) E-Commerce
1 18 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 17 (7.26%) DevOps
3 14 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (5.98%) Configuration Management
3 14 (5.98%) ITIL
4 11 (4.70%) Coaching
4 11 (4.70%) Server Building
4 11 (4.70%) Workflow
5 10 (4.27%) Analytics
5 10 (4.27%) Load Balancing
6 9 (3.85%) Business Analytics
6 9 (3.85%) Security Patching
6 9 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (3.42%) Patch Management
8 7 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (2.99%) Scrum
9 6 (2.56%) High Availability
9 6 (2.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (45.30%) PowerShell
2 35 (14.96%) SQL
3 13 (5.56%) C#
4 12 (5.13%) VB
5 9 (3.85%) Python
6 6 (2.56%) Java
7 5 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.14%) Ruby
8 4 (1.71%) Perl
8 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.71%) VB6
9 1 (0.43%) C
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.26%) Degree
1 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.84%) CCNA
2 16 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.41%) MCSA
4 14 (5.98%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.70%) MCSE
5 11 (4.70%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.99%) CCA
9 2 (0.85%) MCP
9 2 (0.85%) PhD
10 1 (0.43%) CCEA
10 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.43%) MCITP
10 1 (0.43%) RHCE
10 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.70%) QA
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
5 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 167 (71.37%) Active Directory
2 62 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (15.81%) Hyper-V
4 27 (11.54%) vSphere
5 18 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 8 (3.42%) Firmware
6 8 (3.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.14%) XenApp
9 4 (1.71%) XenServer
10 3 (1.28%) Postfix
10 3 (1.28%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.85%) vCloud
11 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.43%) Docker
12 1 (0.43%) LXC
12 1 (0.43%) pfSense
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 69 (29.49%) SCCM
2 21 (8.97%) Puppet
3 20 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (6.84%) Backup Exec
5 11 (4.70%) Rundeck
6 7 (2.99%) Ansible
7 4 (1.71%) SCOM
8 3 (1.28%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.85%) WSUS
10 1 (0.43%) cPanel
10 1 (0.43%) Kibana
10 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.43%) Plesk
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.43%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.43%) SELinux
10 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 130 (55.56%) VMware
2 93 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 55 (23.50%) Citrix
4 44 (18.80%) Red Hat
5 19 (8.12%) Juniper
6 18 (7.69%) Cisco
7 16 (6.84%) Veeam
8 14 (5.98%) NetApp
9 12 (5.13%) EMC
9 12 (5.13%) Symantec
10 10 (4.27%) Dell
11 9 (3.85%) Apple
11 9 (3.85%) SAP
12 8 (3.42%) Avaya
13 4 (1.71%) Google
13 4 (1.71%) HP
14 3 (1.28%) Spiceworks
14 3 (1.28%) Veritas
14 3 (1.28%) WatchGuard
15 2 (0.85%) CommVault
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