Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 299 322
Rank change year-on-year +56 +23 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 12 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.046% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.048% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 19
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,075 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £63,875 £55,000
South East median annual salary £38,750 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.65% -3.75% +7.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6035 8338 10608
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4840 6533 8408
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Windows Systems Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 8 £42,500 -
Reading +38 3 £42,500 -18.27%
Slough - 1 £27,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Windows Systems Administrator
South East

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) SaaS
4 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (66.67%) VLAN
4 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 8 (66.67%) IPsec
4 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) IPsec
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) VLAN
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Draytek
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp