Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 154 140
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.079% 0.037% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.038% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £39,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £25,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +49.02% -21.54% -27.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,400 2,607 2,228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 96.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,471 1,583 1,445
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Windows Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft