Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Windows Administrator
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 726 648 699
Rank change year-on-year -78 +51 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 114 202 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 92 189 197
London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +20.48% -1.19%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,400 £73,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +16 28 £40,500 -12.43% 2
West London +2 9 £52,500 +40.00% 1
North London +11 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Windows Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (72.81%) Windows Server
3 61 (53.51%) VMware
4 57 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 53 (46.49%) Active Directory
6 46 (40.35%) PowerShell
7 45 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (39.47%) Linux
8 44 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (37.72%) SQL Server
10 42 (36.84%) Office 365
11 41 (35.96%) Finance
12 37 (32.46%) Degree
13 36 (31.58%) MS Exchange
14 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (26.32%) Windows 10
16 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
17 25 (21.93%) Hyper-V
18 24 (21.05%) SAN
19 21 (18.42%) Firewall
20 20 (17.54%) DNS
21 19 (16.67%) ITIL
21 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
22 18 (15.79%) Quantitative Trading
23 17 (14.91%) TCP/IP
24 16 (14.04%) Computer Science
24 16 (14.04%) SQL
24 16 (14.04%) Migration
25 15 (13.16%) DHCP
26 14 (12.28%) Management Information System

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 36 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.39%) IIS
6 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.75%) Apache
7 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (36.84%) Office 365
2 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.63%) IaaS
4 3 (2.63%) PaaS
5 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) SAN
2 21 (18.42%) Firewall
3 20 (17.54%) DNS
4 17 (14.91%) TCP/IP
5 15 (13.16%) DHCP
6 12 (10.53%) WAN
7 10 (8.77%) LAN
7 10 (8.77%) VPN
8 5 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.39%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.39%) VLAN
9 2 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.75%) Wireless
10 1 (0.88%) FTP
10 1 (0.88%) IPsec
10 1 (0.88%) IPv4
10 1 (0.88%) LDAP
10 1 (0.88%) SMS
10 1 (0.88%) SNMP
10 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.39%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Law
4 5 (4.39%) Legal
5 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.63%) Local Government
7 2 (1.75%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) XML
2 3 (2.63%) .NET
2 3 (2.63%) Middleware
2 3 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.88%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.26%) Replication
5 4 (3.51%) Clustering
5 4 (3.51%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.51%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (72.81%) Windows Server
3 45 (39.47%) Linux
4 44 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (26.32%) Windows 10
7 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.26%) Unix
11 4 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.51%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.88%) Debian
12 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) ITIL
2 18 (15.79%) Quantitative Trading
3 16 (14.04%) Migration
4 13 (11.40%) Wealth Management
5 12 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (7.89%) DevOps
7 8 (7.02%) B2C
7 8 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (7.02%) Software Architecture
8 6 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.39%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.39%) High Availability
9 5 (4.39%) Task Automation
10 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.51%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.51%) SEO
10 4 (3.51%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.35%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.04%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.75%) Perl
5 2 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (32.46%) Degree
2 10 (8.77%) MCSE
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.75%) RHCE
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.88%) QA
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (46.49%) Active Directory
2 45 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (21.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.89%) vSphere
5 8 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.63%) XenApp
9 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Opsview
2 6 (5.26%) SCCM
3 5 (4.39%) WSUS
4 4 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.51%) PowerCLI
4 4 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.63%) SCOM
6 2 (1.75%) Ansible
6 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.75%) Puppet
6 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.75%) vRealize
7 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (53.51%) VMware
2 57 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.53%) Cisco
4 11 (9.65%) Citrix
5 7 (6.14%) Veeam
6 6 (5.26%) HP
6 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.39%) McAfee
8 4 (3.51%) EMC
8 4 (3.51%) Hitachi
8 4 (3.51%) Symantec
9 2 (1.75%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.75%) Brocade
9 2 (1.75%) F5
9 2 (1.75%) Google
9 2 (1.75%) IBM
9 2 (1.75%) Juniper
10 1 (0.88%) Dell
10 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com