Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 279 268
Rank change year-on-year -22 -11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% 0.068% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.069% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Manchester median annual salary £28,000 £32,939 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.99% -17.65% +31.15%
North West median annual salary £29,250 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% +10.77% +16.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7669 7211 7181
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.45% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6368 6193 5978
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in Manchester

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Windows Administrator in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) SLA

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos