The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 569 579
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 68 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59 74 92
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

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 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Windows Systems Administrator in London

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Systems Administrator in London

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +21 3 £37,000 -32.72% 1
Feltham - 2 - -
West End of London - 1 £50,000 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (73.08%) VMware
3 93 (71.54%) Windows Server
4 87 (66.92%) Active Directory
5 69 (53.08%) Linux
6 66 (50.77%) Office 365
7 64 (49.23%) PowerShell
8 59 (45.38%) Microsoft
9 58 (44.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (36.92%) MS Exchange
11 45 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (30.00%) Red Hat
14 38 (29.23%) Hyper-V
15 37 (28.46%) Finance
16 36 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (24.62%) SCCM
17 32 (24.62%) Citrix
18 29 (22.31%) Banking
18 29 (22.31%) Data Centre
19 28 (21.54%) SQL Server
20 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
21 25 (19.23%) Thin Client
21 25 (19.23%) Fat Client
21 25 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
21 25 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 25 (19.23%) Task Automation
22 24 (18.46%) DNS
23 22 (16.92%) ITIL
23 22 (16.92%) Firewall

Windows Systems 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 48 (36.92%) MS Exchange
2 36 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.23%) Apache
5 12 (9.23%) Tomcat
6 11 (8.46%) Skype for Business
7 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (4.62%) IIS
9 2 (1.54%) CMS
9 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.77%) Confluence
10 1 (0.77%) nginx
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (50.77%) Office 365
2 20 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.08%) IaaS
4 4 (3.08%) PaaS
5 3 (2.31%) SaaS
6 2 (1.54%) G Suite
7 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) TCP/IP
2 24 (18.46%) DNS
3 22 (16.92%) Firewall
4 18 (13.85%) DHCP
5 16 (12.31%) SAN
6 14 (10.77%) LAN
6 14 (10.77%) WAN
7 12 (9.23%) Network Security
8 10 (7.69%) LDAP
9 8 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (4.62%) Internet
10 6 (4.62%) VPN
11 5 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.08%) IP Telephony
12 4 (3.08%) VoIP
13 3 (2.31%) Kerberos
13 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.54%) Intranet
14 2 (1.54%) Skype
14 2 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) JIRA
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 29 (22.31%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Retail
3 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Back Office
4 4 (3.08%) Electronics
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) Games
5 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) Web Services
2 4 (3.08%) .NET
3 3 (2.31%) jQuery
4 2 (1.54%) Ajax
4 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.54%) CSS
4 2 (1.54%) HTML
4 2 (1.54%) XML
5 1 (0.77%) J2EE
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
5 1 (0.77%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.77%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.77%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (0.77%) SOAP
5 1 (0.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.31%) Data Centre
2 25 (19.23%) Fat Client
2 25 (19.23%) Thin Client
3 8 (6.15%) Clustering
4 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.08%) PKI
5 4 (3.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.77%) BYOD
7 1 (0.77%) Fintech
7 1 (0.77%) Handset
7 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.77%) iPhone
7 1 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (71.54%) Windows Server
3 69 (53.08%) Linux
4 58 (44.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (11.54%) Unix
8 10 (7.69%) Solaris
9 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.54%) CentOS
10 2 (1.54%) Debian
10 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) Task Automation
2 22 (16.92%) ITIL
3 21 (16.15%) Migration
4 15 (11.54%) Project Management
5 12 (9.23%) DevOps
5 12 (9.23%) IT Strategy
6 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Management
6 11 (8.46%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.92%) Data Protection
7 9 (6.92%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.92%) High Availability
7 9 (6.92%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.38%) Open Source
8 7 (5.38%) Wealth Management
9 5 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (49.23%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.77%) SQL
3 11 (8.46%) Java
4 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.31%) C#
4 3 (2.31%) PHP
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (0.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.62%) Degree
2 6 (4.62%) MCSE
3 4 (3.08%) MCSA
3 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) CCNA
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (66.92%) Active Directory
2 42 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (29.23%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.69%) Shibboleth
5 8 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.62%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.31%) vSphere
8 2 (1.54%) KVM
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (24.62%) SCCM
2 17 (13.08%) SCOM
3 8 (6.15%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (6.15%) WSUS
4 5 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.31%) Ansible
5 3 (2.31%) Puppet
6 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (73.08%) VMware
2 59 (45.38%) Microsoft
3 39 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 32 (24.62%) Citrix
5 19 (14.62%) Cisco
6 12 (9.23%) HP
7 11 (8.46%) Oracle
7 11 (8.46%) Sun
8 5 (3.85%) Juniper
8 5 (3.85%) Veritas
9 3 (2.31%) SAP
10 2 (1.54%) Lumension
10 2 (1.54%) Mitel
10 2 (1.54%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.54%) Sophos
10 2 (1.54%) Veeam
11 1 (0.77%) Avaya
11 1 (0.77%) CommVault
11 1 (0.77%) Google
11 1 (0.77%) Meraki
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