Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 28 July 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 147 152
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.040% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.042% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Edinburgh median annual salary - £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.35% +75.26%
Scotland median annual salary - £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -8.11%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2359 2385 2700
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.31% 94.57% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1476 1697
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Edinburgh

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Perforce
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) MSI
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) PowerCLI
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) yum
2 4 (80.00%) Capistrano
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) GCC
2 4 (80.00%) F5

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (80.00%) GCC
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
1 4 (80.00%) NuGet
1 4 (80.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Capistrano
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) PowerCLI
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Perforce
2 4 (80.00%) VMware