The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Windows Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 744 746 729
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 121 168 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 109 159 193
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  

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 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 65838 76079 82656
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -1 85 £47,500 +5.55% 4
South East +40 11 £49,000 +50.76% 4
East of England -2 7 £23,000 -45.88% 2
North West -34 7 £37,500 -2.59%
East Midlands +16 5 £35,571 -5.14%
Yorkshire -1 2 £40,000 +33.33%
South West -7 2 £25,625 -44.59%
West Midlands +11 1 £28,500 -21.37% 5
North East - 1 £60,000 -
Windows Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (54.26%) Active Directory
3 142 (50.35%) Windows Server
4 131 (46.45%) VMware
5 108 (38.30%) Microsoft
6 101 (35.82%) Linux
7 91 (32.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (30.85%) Office 365
8 87 (30.85%) PowerShell
9 81 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 80 (28.37%) MS Exchange
11 78 (27.66%) SQL
11 78 (27.66%) SQL Server
12 67 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 62 (21.99%) Finance
14 61 (21.63%) Red Hat
15 54 (19.15%) SCCM
16 52 (18.44%) DNS
17 46 (16.31%) Hyper-V
18 44 (15.60%) ITIL
19 43 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
20 41 (14.54%) IIS
21 40 (14.18%) Firewall
21 40 (14.18%) DevOps
22 39 (13.83%) Data Centre
22 39 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
22 39 (13.83%) Citrix
23 38 (13.48%) XML
23 38 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 37 (13.12%) Amazon AWS

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 80 (28.37%) MS Exchange
2 43 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (14.54%) IIS
4 28 (9.93%) SharePoint
5 26 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (6.74%) Tomcat
7 17 (6.03%) Apache
8 15 (5.32%) WebSphere
9 13 (4.61%) Skype for Business
10 9 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.71%) CMS
13 2 (0.71%) JBoss
13 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.35%) Confluence
14 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.35%) nginx
14 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (7.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 87 (30.85%) Office 365
2 39 (13.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (13.12%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (5.32%) PaaS
5 12 (4.26%) SaaS
6 9 (3.19%) IaaS
7 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.71%) G Suite
7 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (18.44%) DNS
2 40 (14.18%) Firewall
3 35 (12.41%) DHCP
3 35 (12.41%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.16%) SAN
5 18 (6.38%) WAN
6 15 (5.32%) LAN
7 14 (4.96%) LDAP
8 12 (4.26%) Network Security
8 12 (4.26%) VPN
8 12 (4.26%) Wireless
9 9 (3.19%) Internet
10 8 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.13%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.13%) MPLS
12 6 (2.13%) VLAN
13 5 (1.77%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.77%) VoIP
14 4 (1.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.74%) MySQL
3 14 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.71%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.35%) NuGet
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (21.99%) Finance
2 28 (9.93%) Banking
3 11 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.55%) Marketing
5 9 (3.19%) Electronics
6 8 (2.84%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.13%) Back Office
7 6 (2.13%) Retail
8 5 (1.77%) Legal
9 3 (1.06%) Games
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
10 2 (0.71%) Advertising
10 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.48%) XML
2 5 (1.77%) Web Services
3 4 (1.42%) .NET
4 3 (1.06%) CSS
4 3 (1.06%) HTML
4 3 (1.06%) jQuery
4 3 (1.06%) LAMP
4 3 (1.06%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.06%) SOAP
5 2 (0.71%) Ajax
5 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.71%) COM
5 2 (0.71%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.35%) HTML5
6 1 (0.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.35%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.28%) Fat Client
2 29 (10.28%) Thin Client
3 27 (9.57%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.80%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.32%) Clustering
5 15 (5.32%) iSeries
5 15 (5.32%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.42%) PKI
7 4 (1.42%) Replication
7 4 (1.42%) User Experience
8 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.71%) IVR
10 1 (0.35%) Fintech
10 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (50.35%) Windows Server
3 101 (35.82%) Linux
4 91 (32.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (10.64%) Windows 7
8 15 (5.32%) Unix
8 15 (5.32%) Windows 10
9 10 (3.55%) Solaris
10 9 (3.19%) CentOS
10 9 (3.19%) Debian
10 9 (3.19%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.77%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.42%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.35%) Android
14 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.60%) ITIL
2 40 (14.18%) DevOps
3 33 (11.70%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (9.22%) Migration
5 26 (9.22%) Task Automation
6 25 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (8.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.45%) B2C
8 21 (7.45%) Software Architecture
9 20 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (6.74%) Project Management
11 17 (6.03%) Kanban
12 16 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.32%) E-business
14 14 (4.96%) Configuration Management
14 14 (4.96%) IT Strategy
15 13 (4.61%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (4.61%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 87 (30.85%) PowerShell
2 78 (27.66%) SQL
3 27 (9.57%) Java
4 24 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.74%) Python
6 12 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.13%) PHP
8 4 (1.42%) C#
8 4 (1.42%) VBScript
9 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (12.41%) Degree
2 29 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (6.38%) MCSE
4 15 (5.32%) MCSA
5 8 (2.84%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.77%) MCP
7 4 (1.42%) CCNA
7 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.35%) MCITP
10 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.90%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.84%) SLA
3 6 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 153 (54.26%) Active Directory
2 67 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (16.31%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.74%) vSphere
5 18 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.55%) Shibboleth
7 7 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.42%) NFS
9 4 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.06%) Docker
11 2 (0.71%) KVM
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.35%) Xen
12 1 (0.35%) XenApp
12 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (19.15%) SCCM
2 36 (12.77%) SCOM
3 21 (7.45%) Opsview
4 15 (5.32%) Puppet
5 14 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (4.96%) WSUS
6 10 (3.55%) Ansible
7 9 (3.19%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (2.13%) Nagios
9 5 (1.77%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.77%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.06%) vRealize
11 2 (0.71%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.35%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.35%) Nessus
12 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 131 (46.45%) VMware
2 108 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 61 (21.63%) Red Hat
4 39 (13.83%) Citrix
5 23 (8.16%) Cisco
6 15 (5.32%) HP
6 15 (5.32%) Oracle
7 11 (3.90%) Sun
8 8 (2.84%) SAP
9 6 (2.13%) NetApp
10 5 (1.77%) Juniper
10 5 (1.77%) Symantec
10 5 (1.77%) Veritas
11 4 (1.42%) Kaspersky
11 4 (1.42%) Sophos
11 4 (1.42%) Veeam
12 3 (1.06%) Avaya
12 3 (1.06%) Splunk
13 2 (0.71%) Dell
13 2 (0.71%) Tableau
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