The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £40,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 - 238
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 6 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.089% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 13
Median salary £40,250 - £22,000
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in the North West

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Windows Systems Administrator in the North West

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Systems Administrator in the North West

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester - 5 £43,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £37,500 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) vRealize
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) COM
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
6 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (16.67%) NuGet
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) NuGet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) COM
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) vRealize
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam