The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 183 213 232
Rank change year-on-year +30 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.089% 0.14% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.15% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -23.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,000 £45,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £40,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.23% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3207 4678 5136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 94.62% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3815 3811
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Berkshire

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Slough - 2 £47,500 -
Reading +34 1 £40,000 -
Windows Systems Administrator
South East

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) PhD
5 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) VMware