The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Administrator
England / South East
Rank 368 432 446
Rank change year-on-year +64 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 21 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 17
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,800 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +18.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Windows Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in the South East

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Windows Administrator in the South East

Windows Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Administrator in the South East

Windows Administrator
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire - 8 £28,500 -
Oxfordshire +2 4 £36,000 -15.29%
Surrey - 4 £27,500 -
Berkshire +27 3 £43,750 +2.94%
West Sussex +6 1 £41,500 +33.87%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £21,000 -
Windows Administrator
England

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region featuring Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Active Directory
3 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (43.64%) VMware
5 24 (43.64%) IIS
6 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
7 22 (40.00%) PCI DSS
7 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (38.18%) GAP Analysis
8 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
9 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (36.36%) MCSA
10 19 (34.55%) Information Security
11 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
12 17 (30.91%) MCSE
12 17 (30.91%) ITIL
12 17 (30.91%) Finance
12 17 (30.91%) Qualys
12 17 (30.91%) WSUS
12 17 (30.91%) Nessus
12 17 (30.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
12 17 (30.91%) Security Operations
13 16 (29.09%) Linux
14 15 (27.27%) Change Management
14 15 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (27.27%) SaaS

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 24 (43.64%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.45%) DNN
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) SaaS
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.64%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) VPN
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) LDAP
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
6 16 (29.09%) Linux
7 7 (12.73%) Debian
8 6 (10.91%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.45%) CentOS
9 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) GAP Analysis
2 19 (34.55%) Information Security
3 17 (30.91%) ITIL
3 17 (30.91%) Security Operations
3 17 (30.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 15 (27.27%) Change Management
4 15 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Server Hardening
4 15 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (25.45%) B2B
5 14 (25.45%) Information Assurance
5 14 (25.45%) Risk Management
5 14 (25.45%) SIEM
6 13 (23.64%) Line Management
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) OOP
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.27%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) MCSA
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (30.91%) MCSE
3 14 (25.45%) GCIH
3 14 (25.45%) GIAC
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) PhD
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) NFS
3 4 (7.27%) XenServer
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Postfix
6 1 (1.82%) Docker
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (30.91%) Nessus
1 17 (30.91%) WSUS
2 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.73%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) VMware
2 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.91%) Qualys
4 14 (25.45%) TOWER Software
5 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco