The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Administrator
England / London
Rank 463 568 528
Rank change year-on-year +105 -40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 104 77 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 76 72 109
Median salary £52,500 £48,750 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +55 10 £41,250 -5.71% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +14 4 £61,250 +44.11%
Croydon - 3 £57,500 - 1
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £37,500 -
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (56.22%) Windows Server
3 105 (52.24%) Active Directory
4 96 (47.76%) VMware
5 94 (46.77%) Microsoft
6 91 (45.27%) Linux
7 82 (40.80%) PowerShell
8 74 (36.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
10 59 (29.35%) Finance
10 59 (29.35%) Office 365
11 56 (27.86%) SQL
12 51 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 49 (24.38%) Red Hat
14 43 (21.39%) SCCM
15 42 (20.90%) DevOps
16 41 (20.40%) Citrix
17 40 (19.90%) Java
17 40 (19.90%) Data Centre
18 39 (19.40%) IIS
19 36 (17.91%) E-Commerce
19 36 (17.91%) MS Exchange
20 35 (17.41%) XML
20 35 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
21 33 (16.42%) SQL Server
22 31 (15.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 31 (15.42%) Banking
23 29 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
24 27 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
24 27 (13.43%) Agile Software Development

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 39 (19.40%) IIS
2 36 (17.91%) MS Exchange
3 29 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (12.44%) WebSphere
5 24 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (8.46%) Tomcat
7 16 (7.96%) Apache
7 16 (7.96%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.48%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.00%) CMS
9 2 (1.00%) Confluence
9 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (29.35%) Office 365
3 27 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.48%) SaaS
5 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) PaaS
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.50%) G Suite
7 1 (0.50%) GitHub
7 1 (0.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.44%) Firewall
2 23 (11.44%) DNS
3 18 (8.96%) SAN
4 16 (7.96%) TCP/IP
5 15 (7.46%) WAN
6 13 (6.47%) DHCP
6 13 (6.47%) LDAP
7 11 (5.47%) LAN
8 10 (4.98%) Internet
8 10 (4.98%) NAS
8 10 (4.98%) Network Security
9 8 (3.98%) VLAN
10 5 (2.49%) HTTP
10 5 (2.49%) Intranet
10 5 (2.49%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.49%) Skype
10 5 (2.49%) VoIP
11 4 (1.99%) BGP
11 4 (1.99%) MPLS
11 4 (1.99%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.46%) MySQL
3 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.00%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 59 (29.35%) Finance
2 31 (15.42%) Banking
3 11 (5.47%) Legal
4 9 (4.48%) Marketing
5 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Back Office
6 5 (2.49%) Games
7 4 (1.99%) Electronics
7 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.99%) Publishing
7 4 (1.99%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.41%) XML
2 13 (6.47%) Web Services
3 8 (3.98%) .NET
4 2 (1.00%) Ajax
4 2 (1.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.00%) CSS
4 2 (1.00%) HTML
4 2 (1.00%) jQuery
4 2 (1.00%) Middleware
4 2 (1.00%) ODBC
5 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.50%) LINQ
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.90%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.94%) Fat Client
2 24 (11.94%) iSeries
2 24 (11.94%) Public Cloud
2 24 (11.94%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.48%) Clustering
6 5 (2.49%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.49%) Replication
7 4 (1.99%) User Experience
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.50%) Handset
10 1 (0.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (56.22%) Windows Server
3 91 (45.27%) Linux
4 74 (36.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (15.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.47%) Unix
8 12 (5.97%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.47%) Solaris
10 8 (3.98%) Windows 10
11 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.99%) CentOS
12 6 (2.99%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.99%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.99%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.49%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.00%) Debian
16 1 (0.50%) Android
16 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.90%) DevOps
2 36 (17.91%) E-Commerce
3 27 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
4 24 (11.94%) E-business
4 24 (11.94%) Kanban
5 16 (7.96%) Open Source
5 16 (7.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.46%) Project Management
7 14 (6.97%) IT Strategy
7 14 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.47%) Migration
9 11 (5.47%) ITIL
9 11 (5.47%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.98%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.48%) B2C
11 7 (3.48%) Software Architecture
12 6 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 82 (40.80%) PowerShell
2 56 (27.86%) SQL
3 40 (19.90%) Java
4 11 (5.47%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.98%) C#
5 10 (4.98%) Python
6 4 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.99%) VB
7 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.49%) VBScript
8 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.00%) PHP
8 2 (1.00%) VBA
9 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (8.46%) Degree
2 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.97%) MCSA
4 9 (4.48%) MCSE
5 5 (2.49%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.99%) CCNA
6 4 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.49%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) CCA
8 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) SLA
2 5 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.49%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 105 (52.24%) Active Directory
2 35 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (8.46%) VMware Server
4 16 (7.96%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.98%) Shibboleth
6 8 (3.98%) vSphere
7 5 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.99%) Firmware
8 4 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.49%) XenApp
10 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.50%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.50%) pfSense
11 1 (0.50%) Samba
11 1 (0.50%) Squid
11 1 (0.50%) vCloud
11 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (21.39%) SCCM
2 10 (4.98%) Puppet
3 9 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.48%) Opsview
5 6 (2.99%) Ansible
5 6 (2.99%) SCOM
6 5 (2.49%) Nagios
7 2 (1.00%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.00%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.50%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.50%) SELinux
8 1 (0.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (47.76%) VMware
2 94 (46.77%) Microsoft
3 49 (24.38%) Red Hat
4 41 (20.40%) Citrix
5 16 (7.96%) Oracle
6 13 (6.47%) Cisco
7 10 (4.98%) Sun
8 6 (2.99%) NetApp
9 5 (2.49%) HP
9 5 (2.49%) Juniper
10 4 (1.99%) Dell
10 4 (1.99%) SAP
11 3 (1.49%) EMC
11 3 (1.49%) Splunk
11 3 (1.49%) Veeam
12 2 (1.00%) CommVault
12 2 (1.00%) Google
12 2 (1.00%) Lumension
12 2 (1.00%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.00%) Tableau
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