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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
UK
Rank 756 810 793
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 96 115 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 77 102 138
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £28,975
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +61 94 £42,500 - 8
London +86 63 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South East +37 13 £37,500 - 2
East of England +23 10 £41,875 +19.64%
City of London +37 7 £36,000 -2.70% 1
Essex - 5 £42,500 -
Colchester - 5 £42,500 -
South West +12 4 £35,000 -9.09%
Hertfordshire +4 4 £31,750 +17.59%
Stevenage -8 4 £31,750 -9.28%
Berkshire +48 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire +24 3 £21,000 -40.00%
Milton Keynes +13 3 £21,000 -40.00%
Brighton +11 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex +10 3 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hampshire +6 3 £36,000 -15.69%
Basingstoke - 3 £36,000 -
Exeter - 3 - -
Devon - 3 - -
Reading +31 2 £37,000 -32.72%
North West -8 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Merseyside - 2 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +35 1 £30,000 +11.11%
West Sussex +13 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Yorkshire +12 1 £30,000 -
Bradford +8 1 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £43,000 +22.85%
Slough - 1 £47,500 -
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (70.85%) Windows Server
3 156 (69.96%) Active Directory
4 122 (54.71%) VMware
5 107 (47.98%) PowerShell
6 96 (43.05%) Linux
7 94 (42.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 88 (39.46%) Microsoft
9 69 (30.94%) SCCM
10 63 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (26.01%) MS Exchange
12 58 (26.01%) Data Centre
13 57 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
14 55 (24.66%) Citrix
15 51 (22.87%) Office 365
16 48 (21.52%) SAN
17 44 (19.73%) Red Hat
18 42 (18.83%) Finance
19 41 (18.39%) IIS
20 38 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 38 (17.04%) NAS
21 35 (15.70%) DNS
21 35 (15.70%) Firewall
22 34 (15.25%) MS Excel
22 34 (15.25%) Hyper-V
23 32 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2013
23 32 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2010
24 30 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 30 (13.45%) Fat Client

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 58 (26.01%) MS Exchange
2 41 (18.39%) IIS
3 32 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (11.21%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.38%) Apache
6 11 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.48%) Skype for Business
8 8 (3.59%) SAS
9 6 (2.69%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.35%) DNN
10 3 (1.35%) JBoss
11 2 (0.90%) Confluence
11 2 (0.90%) nginx
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 57 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (22.87%) Office 365
3 38 (17.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.59%) SaaS
5 7 (3.14%) IaaS
6 5 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.24%) PaaS
7 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.90%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.90%) Route 53
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.45%) G Suite
9 1 (0.45%) GitHub
9 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.52%) SAN
2 38 (17.04%) NAS
3 35 (15.70%) DNS
3 35 (15.70%) Firewall
4 24 (10.76%) DHCP
5 19 (8.52%) TCP/IP
6 15 (6.73%) VPN
7 11 (4.93%) LAN
7 11 (4.93%) WAN
8 10 (4.48%) Internet
9 8 (3.59%) iSCSI
9 8 (3.59%) Skype
10 7 (3.14%) HTTP
10 7 (3.14%) VLAN
11 6 (2.69%) Wireless
12 5 (2.24%) Intranet
12 5 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.79%) SMTP
13 4 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.90%) MySQL
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.45%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.45%) QlikView
4 1 (0.45%) Redis
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.90%) JIRA
3 2 (0.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (18.83%) Finance
2 28 (12.56%) Banking
3 8 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.14%) Games
5 4 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.97%) Web Services
2 8 (3.59%) .NET
2 8 (3.59%) HTML
3 2 (0.90%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.90%) Middleware
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) HTML5
4 1 (0.45%) LAMP
4 1 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.45%) LINQ
4 1 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.01%) Data Centre
2 30 (13.45%) Fat Client
2 30 (13.45%) Thin Client
3 18 (8.07%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.59%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.90%) EFT
7 2 (0.90%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) BYOD
8 1 (0.45%) CESG
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 223 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (70.85%) Windows Server
3 96 (43.05%) Linux
4 94 (42.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (13.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.93%) Mac OS X
9 10 (4.48%) Windows 7
10 9 (4.04%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.59%) CentOS
11 8 (3.59%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.59%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.14%) Unix
13 6 (2.69%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.79%) Solaris
15 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (8.07%) E-Commerce
1 18 (8.07%) Root Cause Analysis
2 17 (7.62%) Configuration Management
3 15 (6.73%) ITIL
4 13 (5.83%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (5.83%) DevOps
5 12 (5.38%) Server Building
6 11 (4.93%) Workflow
7 10 (4.48%) Coaching
8 9 (4.04%) Analytics
9 8 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.59%) Business Analytics
9 8 (3.59%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.14%) High-Frequency Trading
10 7 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.14%) Scrum
10 7 (3.14%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (2.69%) Patch Management
11 6 (2.69%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.98%) PowerShell
2 29 (13.00%) SQL
3 16 (7.17%) C#
4 12 (5.38%) VB
5 6 (2.69%) Python
5 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.35%) Java
7 3 (1.35%) Perl
7 3 (1.35%) VB6
8 2 (0.90%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) C
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.73%) CCNA
2 15 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (6.73%) Degree
2 15 (6.73%) MCSA
2 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.83%) MCSE
4 10 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.69%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.24%) CCA
8 2 (0.90%) MCP
8 2 (0.90%) PhD
9 1 (0.45%) CCEA
9 1 (0.45%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) RHCE
9 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.62%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.93%) QA
3 10 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 156 (69.96%) Active Directory
2 59 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.76%) vSphere
5 18 (8.07%) VMware Server
6 8 (3.59%) Firmware
7 7 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.79%) XenServer
10 3 (1.35%) XenApp
11 2 (0.90%) Docker
11 2 (0.90%) Postfix
11 2 (0.90%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.90%) vCloud
11 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.45%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.45%) Samba
12 1 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 69 (30.94%) SCCM
2 24 (10.76%) Puppet
3 22 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (6.28%) Backup Exec
5 11 (4.93%) Rundeck
6 10 (4.48%) Ansible
7 9 (4.04%) SCOM
8 6 (2.69%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.90%) WSUS
10 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.45%) Nagios
10 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.45%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.45%) SELinux
10 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (54.71%) VMware
2 88 (39.46%) Microsoft
3 55 (24.66%) Citrix
4 44 (19.73%) Red Hat
5 18 (8.07%) Juniper
6 16 (7.17%) Cisco
7 15 (6.73%) Symantec
8 14 (6.28%) NetApp
8 14 (6.28%) Veeam
9 12 (5.38%) EMC
10 9 (4.04%) Dell
11 8 (3.59%) SAP
12 7 (3.14%) Apple
13 6 (2.69%) Avaya
14 5 (2.24%) HP
15 4 (1.79%) Google
16 3 (1.35%) CommVault
16 3 (1.35%) Veritas
17 2 (0.90%) Spiceworks
17 2 (0.90%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
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Salary: From £42,278 to £43,477 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Fantastic Benefits
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