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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK
Rank 756 814 803
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 90 119 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72 105 134
Median salary £45,250 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.47% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +59 86 £42,750 +0.58% 12
London +72 55 £52,500 +10.52% 7
East of England +31 13 £42,500 +54.54% 1
South East +35 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3
City of London +41 7 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Essex +27 6 £45,000 +42.85%
Colchester - 6 £45,000 -
South West +9 4 £52,500 +33.75%
Surrey +46 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Gloucestershire -3 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Hertfordshire - 3 £31,750 -
Bedford - 3 £37,500 - 1
Guildford - 3 £27,500 -
Stevenage - 3 £31,750 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire +28 2 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Scotland +19 2 - -
Edinburgh +1 2 - -
North West -7 2 £55,000 +57.14%
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £55,000 -
Reading +44 1 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +27 1 - -
Hampshire +18 1 £28,500 -33.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +14 1 £47,500 +11.76%
West Sussex +12 1 £41,500 +27.69%
Milton Keynes +11 1 £21,000 -40.00%

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Windows
2 155 (67.39%) Windows Server
3 149 (64.78%) Active Directory
4 133 (57.83%) VMware
5 111 (48.26%) Linux
6 101 (43.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 99 (43.04%) PowerShell
8 86 (37.39%) Microsoft
9 68 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 65 (28.26%) SCCM
11 62 (26.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (26.96%) Office 365
12 61 (26.52%) Citrix
13 57 (24.78%) Red Hat
13 57 (24.78%) Data Centre
14 55 (23.91%) MS Exchange
15 52 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
16 44 (19.13%) Finance
17 39 (16.96%) DNS
18 37 (16.09%) SAN
18 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (15.65%) IIS
20 35 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 35 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
21 34 (14.78%) Fat Client
21 34 (14.78%) Thin Client
21 34 (14.78%) Firewall
22 32 (13.91%) MS Excel
22 32 (13.91%) Banking
23 30 (13.04%) NAS

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 55 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 36 (15.65%) IIS
3 35 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (10.43%) SharePoint
6 19 (8.26%) Tomcat
7 18 (7.83%) Apache
8 11 (4.78%) Skype for Business
9 7 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.74%) JBoss
11 3 (1.30%) DNN
11 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.87%) Confluence
12 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.43%) nginx
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (26.96%) Office 365
2 52 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.91%) SaaS
5 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.30%) PaaS
5 3 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.87%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.87%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.96%) DNS
2 37 (16.09%) SAN
3 34 (14.78%) Firewall
4 30 (13.04%) NAS
5 26 (11.30%) DHCP
6 17 (7.39%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.65%) LAN
7 13 (5.65%) WAN
8 11 (4.78%) VPN
9 10 (4.35%) LDAP
10 9 (3.91%) Internet
10 9 (3.91%) Skype
11 8 (3.48%) HTTP
11 8 (3.48%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.48%) VLAN
12 5 (2.17%) Intranet
12 5 (2.17%) Network Security
12 5 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.74%) Wireless
14 3 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) MySQL
3 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.74%) JIRA
4 3 (1.30%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.87%) GCC
5 2 (0.87%) Maven
5 2 (0.87%) MSI
5 2 (0.87%) NuGet
5 2 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (19.13%) Finance
2 32 (13.91%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.48%) Games
5 4 (1.74%) Legal
5 4 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.83%) Web Services
2 9 (3.91%) .NET
3 8 (3.48%) HTML
4 3 (1.30%) SOAP
5 2 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.87%) Middleware
6 1 (0.43%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) HTML5
6 1 (0.43%) J2EE
6 1 (0.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.78%) Data Centre
2 34 (14.78%) Fat Client
2 34 (14.78%) Thin Client
3 15 (6.52%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.74%) User Experience
7 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.87%) EFT
8 2 (0.87%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.43%) Handset
9 1 (0.43%) iPhone
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 230 (100.00%) Windows
2 155 (67.39%) Windows Server
3 111 (48.26%) Linux
4 101 (43.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.22%) CentOS
8 12 (5.22%) Unix
9 11 (4.78%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.35%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.91%) Windows 7
12 7 (3.04%) Debian
13 6 (2.61%) Solaris
13 6 (2.61%) Windows 10
14 5 (2.17%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.43%) DevOps
2 20 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 19 (8.26%) E-Commerce
4 18 (7.83%) ITIL
5 14 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (4.78%) High Availability
7 10 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.35%) Scrum
7 10 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (3.91%) Capacity Management
8 9 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (3.91%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.48%) Server Building
10 7 (3.04%) High-Frequency Trading
10 7 (3.04%) Open Source
10 7 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.04%) Project Management
11 6 (2.61%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.61%) Workflow
12 5 (2.17%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (43.04%) PowerShell
2 28 (12.17%) SQL
3 18 (7.83%) C#
4 13 (5.65%) Python
5 12 (5.22%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.91%) VB
7 8 (3.48%) Java
8 6 (2.61%) VBScript
9 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.74%) Perl
11 3 (1.30%) C
12 1 (0.43%) C++
12 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.83%) MCSA
3 13 (5.65%) CCNA
3 13 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.65%) MCSE
4 12 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.78%) Degree
6 5 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.74%) MCP
7 4 (1.74%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.30%) CCA
8 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.87%) PhD
10 1 (0.43%) CCEA
10 1 (0.43%) MCITP
10 1 (0.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.61%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 149 (64.78%) Active Directory
2 62 (26.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.17%) Hyper-V
4 23 (10.00%) vSphere
5 20 (8.70%) VMware Server
6 8 (3.48%) Firmware
7 6 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.17%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.74%) XenServer
10 3 (1.30%) NFS
10 3 (1.30%) XenApp
11 2 (0.87%) Postfix
12 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.43%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.43%) Samba
12 1 (0.43%) Squid
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (28.26%) SCCM
2 28 (12.17%) Puppet
3 25 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (6.52%) Ansible
5 13 (5.65%) SCOM
6 11 (4.78%) Backup Exec
7 9 (3.91%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.61%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.87%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.87%) yum
10 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.43%) Nagios
10 1 (0.43%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.43%) SELinux
10 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (57.83%) VMware
2 86 (37.39%) Microsoft
3 61 (26.52%) Citrix
4 57 (24.78%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.39%) Symantec
6 16 (6.96%) Cisco
7 15 (6.52%) Juniper
8 11 (4.78%) Veeam
9 9 (3.91%) NetApp
10 8 (3.48%) Dell
11 6 (2.61%) EMC
11 6 (2.61%) HP
11 6 (2.61%) Oracle
12 5 (2.17%) Apple
12 5 (2.17%) Avaya
12 5 (2.17%) Sun
13 3 (1.30%) CommVault
13 3 (1.30%) Veritas
14 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.87%) Perforce
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