The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Administrator
UK / England
Rank 660 772 745
Rank change year-on-year +112 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 163 150 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 129 134 176
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +18.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76808 93068 95575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64249 78721 78814
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in England

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Windows Administrator in England

Windows Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Administrator in England

Windows Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +95 104 £52,500 +10.52% 11
South East +54 21 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England +34 19 £37,500 +19.04% 2
East Midlands +12 10 £42,500 +30.76%
South West +5 7 £40,000 +1.47%
West Midlands +27 2 £52,500 +77.96% 1
Windows Administrator
UK

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Windows 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 England region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 322 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (58.39%) Active Directory
3 164 (50.93%) Windows Server
4 149 (46.27%) VMware
5 136 (42.24%) Microsoft
6 133 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 129 (40.06%) Linux
8 102 (31.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (27.64%) PowerShell
10 83 (25.78%) Finance
11 77 (23.91%) SQL
12 75 (23.29%) Office 365
13 73 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 73 (22.67%) SCCM
13 73 (22.67%) Data Centre
14 72 (22.36%) IIS
15 71 (22.05%) Red Hat
16 70 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
17 59 (18.32%) Citrix
18 53 (16.46%) DNS
19 52 (16.15%) MS Exchange
20 50 (15.53%) DevOps
21 49 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (13.98%) SQL Server
23 44 (13.66%) MCSA
23 44 (13.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 43 (13.35%) MS Excel
24 43 (13.35%) ITIL
25 42 (13.04%) Firewall
26 41 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 72 (22.36%) IIS
2 52 (16.15%) MS Exchange
3 34 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (7.76%) SharePoint
5 25 (7.76%) WebSphere
6 24 (7.45%) Tomcat
7 22 (6.83%) Apache
8 12 (3.73%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.93%) DNN
11 2 (0.62%) CMS
11 2 (0.62%) Confluence
11 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.62%) JBoss
11 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.31%) nginx
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (13.35%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 75 (23.29%) Office 365
2 70 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (7.76%) SaaS
5 5 (1.55%) PaaS
6 4 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.62%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) G Suite
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.46%) DNS
2 42 (13.04%) Firewall
3 37 (11.49%) DHCP
4 23 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.52%) SAN
5 21 (6.52%) WAN
6 19 (5.90%) LAN
7 17 (5.28%) LDAP
8 11 (3.42%) Network Security
9 10 (3.11%) Internet
9 10 (3.11%) NAS
10 9 (2.80%) Skype
11 8 (2.48%) VLAN
11 8 (2.48%) VPN
11 8 (2.48%) Wireless
12 7 (2.17%) HTTP
12 7 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.55%) Intranet
13 5 (1.55%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.21%) MySQL
3 13 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.24%) JIRA
3 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (25.78%) Finance
2 32 (9.94%) Banking
3 11 (3.42%) Legal
4 10 (3.11%) Marketing
5 9 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.48%) Games
7 6 (1.86%) Back Office
8 5 (1.55%) Electronics
8 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.55%) Retail
9 4 (1.24%) Publishing
10 3 (0.93%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.87%) XML
2 14 (4.35%) Web Services
3 11 (3.42%) .NET
4 3 (0.93%) CSS
4 3 (0.93%) HTML
4 3 (0.93%) SOAP
5 2 (0.62%) Ajax
5 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.62%) jQuery
5 2 (0.62%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) ODBC
6 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.31%) HTML5
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.67%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.25%) Fat Client
2 33 (10.25%) Thin Client
3 24 (7.45%) iSeries
3 24 (7.45%) Public Cloud
4 18 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.48%) Clustering
7 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.55%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.55%) Replication
9 4 (1.24%) User Experience
10 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.62%) Fintech
11 2 (0.62%) iPad
12 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 322 (100.00%) Windows
2 164 (50.93%) Windows Server
3 133 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 129 (40.06%) Linux
5 102 (31.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (13.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (6.83%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.66%) Unix
10 14 (4.35%) CentOS
11 12 (3.73%) Ubuntu
12 11 (3.42%) Solaris
13 9 (2.80%) Debian
13 9 (2.80%) Windows 10
14 7 (2.17%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.24%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.24%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (15.53%) DevOps
2 43 (13.35%) ITIL
3 36 (11.18%) E-Commerce
4 32 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (8.07%) Kanban
7 24 (7.45%) E-business
8 21 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
9 19 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.90%) Configuration Management
9 19 (5.90%) Information Security
9 19 (5.90%) Project Management
10 18 (5.59%) Change Management
10 18 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (5.59%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (5.28%) B2B
11 17 (5.28%) Security Operations
11 17 (5.28%) SIEM
11 17 (5.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.64%) PowerShell
2 77 (23.91%) SQL
3 40 (12.42%) Java
4 20 (6.21%) Python
5 14 (4.35%) C#
6 11 (3.42%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.42%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.86%) VBScript
8 5 (1.55%) PHP
9 4 (1.24%) VB
10 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.62%) C
11 2 (0.62%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (13.66%) MCSA
3 34 (10.56%) MCSE
4 19 (5.90%) Degree
5 14 (4.35%) GCIH
5 14 (4.35%) GIAC
6 12 (3.73%) CCNA
6 12 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.42%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.48%) MCP
9 3 (0.93%) CCNP
9 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.93%) MCITP
10 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.62%) PhD
10 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.31%) CCA
11 1 (0.31%) CCEA
11 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.39%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.80%) SLA
3 3 (0.93%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 188 (58.39%) Active Directory
2 73 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.32%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.52%) vSphere
5 17 (5.28%) VMware Server
6 10 (3.11%) Shibboleth
7 9 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.55%) XenServer
9 4 (1.24%) Firmware
9 4 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.24%) NFS
9 4 (1.24%) XenApp
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.62%) Postfix
12 1 (0.31%) Samba
12 1 (0.31%) Squid
12 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (22.67%) SCCM
2 29 (9.01%) SCOM
3 19 (5.90%) Puppet
3 19 (5.90%) WSUS
4 18 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (5.28%) Nessus
6 10 (3.11%) Ansible
7 9 (2.80%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.17%) Opsview
9 6 (1.86%) Nagios
10 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.62%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.31%) SELinux
Vendors
1 149 (46.27%) VMware
2 136 (42.24%) Microsoft
3 71 (22.05%) Red Hat
4 59 (18.32%) Citrix
5 18 (5.59%) Cisco
5 18 (5.59%) Oracle
6 17 (5.28%) Qualys
7 14 (4.35%) TOWER Software
8 11 (3.42%) Symantec
9 10 (3.11%) Sun
10 7 (2.17%) HP
10 7 (2.17%) NetApp
11 5 (1.55%) Dell
11 5 (1.55%) Juniper
11 5 (1.55%) SAP
12 3 (0.93%) EMC
12 3 (0.93%) Splunk
12 3 (0.93%) Veeam
13 2 (0.62%) Lumension
13 2 (0.62%) Tableau
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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