Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 - 263
Rank change year-on-year - +263 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.094% - 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% - 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Manchester median annual salary £32,750 - £40,000
North West median annual salary £32,750 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -40.45% +69.23% +2.36%

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 7,265 7,275 6,670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 97.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6,022 6,282 5,528
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Manchester

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Windows Systems Administrator in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Windows Systems 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 Manchester region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 3 (42.86%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) LAN

Windows Systems 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
1 3 (42.86%) Smoke Testing
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9001
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) VMware