The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 591 563
Rank change year-on-year +67 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 64 63 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 58 86
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 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 +49 8 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +9 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 91 (65.94%) Active Directory
4 83 (60.14%) VMware
5 77 (55.80%) Linux
6 71 (51.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (49.28%) PowerShell
8 58 (42.03%) Office 365
8 58 (42.03%) Microsoft
9 46 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (29.71%) Red Hat
11 39 (28.26%) Citrix
11 39 (28.26%) SCCM
12 38 (27.54%) Finance
12 38 (27.54%) Data Centre
13 32 (23.19%) MS Exchange
14 30 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
15 29 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2010
15 29 (21.01%) Banking
16 28 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (17.39%) Thin Client
17 24 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 24 (17.39%) Fat Client
17 24 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (16.67%) Firewall
19 21 (15.22%) DNS
19 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
20 17 (12.32%) SAN
20 17 (12.32%) Tomcat

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 32 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 29 (21.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (12.32%) Tomcat
5 16 (11.59%) Apache
6 15 (10.87%) IIS
7 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.07%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.45%) CMS
9 2 (1.45%) Confluence
9 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 58 (42.03%) Office 365
2 30 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.90%) SaaS
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.45%) G Suite
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.67%) Firewall
2 21 (15.22%) DNS
3 17 (12.32%) SAN
4 14 (10.14%) NAS
5 12 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.97%) LDAP
7 10 (7.25%) DHCP
7 10 (7.25%) Network Security
8 9 (6.52%) LAN
8 9 (6.52%) WAN
9 8 (5.80%) VLAN
10 7 (5.07%) Internet
11 6 (4.35%) iSCSI
12 5 (3.62%) HTTP
12 5 (3.62%) Intranet
12 5 (3.62%) Skype
13 4 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.45%) VoIP
14 2 (1.45%) VPN
15 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.42%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) JIRA
2 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 38 (27.54%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Legal
3 6 (4.35%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Games
5 4 (2.90%) Back Office
5 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.42%) Web Services
2 8 (5.80%) .NET
2 8 (5.80%) HTML
3 2 (1.45%) Ajax
3 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.45%) CSS
3 2 (1.45%) jQuery
3 2 (1.45%) Middleware
3 2 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) LINQ
4 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.54%) Data Centre
2 24 (17.39%) Fat Client
2 24 (17.39%) Thin Client
3 10 (7.25%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.90%) User Experience
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) BYOD
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) Handset
7 1 (0.72%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 77 (55.80%) Linux
4 71 (51.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.97%) Unix
8 10 (7.25%) Solaris
9 7 (5.07%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.90%) CentOS
11 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.45%) Debian
14 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
2 12 (8.70%) DevOps
2 12 (8.70%) IT Strategy
2 12 (8.70%) ITIL
2 12 (8.70%) Project Management
3 11 (7.97%) Service Delivery
4 9 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (5.80%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.80%) Migration
5 8 (5.80%) Open Source
6 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.35%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (3.62%) MVC
8 4 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.17%) Service Management
9 3 (2.17%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.17%) Web Operations
10 2 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.28%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.59%) SQL
3 13 (9.42%) Java
4 9 (6.52%) C#
5 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.17%) VB
6 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.45%) PHP
6 2 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.52%) MCSA
3 6 (4.35%) MCSE
4 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.90%) CCNA
5 4 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.90%) Degree
6 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) CCA
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.45%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (65.94%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.59%) VMware Server
4 14 (10.14%) Hyper-V
5 10 (7.25%) Shibboleth
6 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.17%) Firmware
8 2 (1.45%) XenApp
9 1 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.72%) pfSense
9 1 (0.72%) Samba
9 1 (0.72%) Squid
9 1 (0.72%) vCloud
9 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (28.26%) SCCM
2 8 (5.80%) Puppet
3 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.62%) Ansible
5 4 (2.90%) SCOM
6 2 (1.45%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.72%) Nagios
7 1 (0.72%) SELinux
7 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (60.14%) VMware
2 58 (42.03%) Microsoft
3 41 (29.71%) Red Hat
4 39 (28.26%) Citrix
5 12 (8.70%) Cisco
6 11 (7.97%) Oracle
7 10 (7.25%) Juniper
7 10 (7.25%) Sun
8 4 (2.90%) HP
9 3 (2.17%) Dell
10 2 (1.45%) CommVault
10 2 (1.45%) EMC
10 2 (1.45%) Google
10 2 (1.45%) Lumension
10 2 (1.45%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.45%) NetApp
10 2 (1.45%) Veeam
11 1 (0.72%) Apple
11 1 (0.72%) Avaya
11 1 (0.72%) Symantec
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + bens + on-call !
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago