Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 544 689 807
Rank change year-on-year +145 +118 -151
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 35 60 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 49
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -1.16%

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 30,298 55,822 68,805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 95.35% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24,726 45,780 56,012
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Administrator in London.

Salary trend for Windows Administrator in London

Windows Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Administrator in London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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
East London - 7 £58,000 -
Central London +91 3 £60,000 +11.63% 1
West London +34 2 £62,500 +4.17%
Windows Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, Windows 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 London region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) VMware
3 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 27 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
6 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
7 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
8 15 (42.86%) ITIL
8 15 (42.86%) SCCM
9 13 (37.14%) Project Delivery
10 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
10 9 (25.71%) Citrix
10 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
11 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
11 8 (22.86%) Finance
11 8 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.86%) IIS
11 8 (22.86%) Office 365
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (20.00%) Software Deployment
12 7 (20.00%) Security Patching
12 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 7 (20.00%) Azure
12 7 (20.00%) AWS
12 7 (20.00%) SCOM

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 8 (22.86%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
2 7 (20.00%) AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (11.43%) Skype
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
5 2 (5.71%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (5.71%) HTTP
5 2 (5.71%) SSH
6 1 (2.86%) Firewall
6 1 (2.86%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Eurex
2 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2016
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (14.29%) Solaris
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) CentOS
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) SUSE
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) Project Delivery
3 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 7 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 7 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (17.14%) Computer Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) Information Security
6 5 (14.29%) Server Hardening
6 5 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Marketing Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.71%) Client Onboarding
9 2 (5.71%) High-Frequency Trading
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) R
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (77.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (14.29%) Terminal Server
6 4 (11.43%) vSphere
7 3 (8.57%) Docker
8 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) Terraform
4 3 (8.57%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.57%) Puppet
5 2 (5.71%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) Qualys
5 6 (17.14%) Dell
5 6 (17.14%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Sun
7 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
7 2 (5.71%) CQG
7 2 (5.71%) Fidessa
7 2 (5.71%) ION Trading
7 2 (5.71%) LogicMonitor
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Patsystems
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) Reuters
7 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 2 (5.71%) Sybase
7 2 (5.71%) Trayport
8 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent