The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £31,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
England / South East
Rank 379 439 440
Rank change year-on-year +60 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 17 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.088% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.092% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 14
Median salary £31,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.62% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.23% -  

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 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Systems Administrator in the South East

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Windows Systems Administrator in the South East

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Systems Administrator in the South East

Windows Systems 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 Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Oxfordshire -5 4 £36,000 -15.29%
Surrey - 4 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £28,500 -
Berkshire +33 3 £43,750 +9.37%
West Sussex +12 1 £41,500 +33.87%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £21,000 -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Windows Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (26.67%) DNS
8 7 (23.33%) Python
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Debian
8 7 (23.33%) Puppet
8 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 6 (20.00%) IIS
9 6 (20.00%) Apache
10 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
10 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.67%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) MySQL
10 5 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.67%) DevOps
10 5 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (13.33%) Ansible
11 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
11 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Systems 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
1 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (10.00%) DNN
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.67%) CloudFront
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) LDAP
4 2 (6.67%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Debian
6 6 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.00%) CentOS
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) DevOps
1 5 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) OOP
2 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Python
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.33%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSA
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) NFS
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) XenServer
3 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) Postfix
5 1 (3.33%) Docker
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco