Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Windows Systems Administrator was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 562 579
Rank change year-on-year +58 +17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 33 31 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.091% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 66
South East median annual salary £38,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.65% -3.75% +7.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £49,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% -3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Windows Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +28 17 £32,500 -33.67%
Thames Valley +38 14 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Berkshire +50 12 £42,500 -
Hampshire -4 2 £50,000 +38.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £44,000 +46.67% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Windows Systems Administrator
England

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
3 22 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 20 (60.61%) VPN
4 20 (60.61%) DNS
5 19 (57.58%) VMware
5 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
8 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
8 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (42.42%) Office 365
9 14 (42.42%) ITIL
9 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
10 12 (36.36%) PaaS
10 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
10 12 (36.36%) IaaS
10 12 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
11 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 11 (33.33%) Firewall
11 11 (33.33%) Finance
12 10 (30.30%) Cisco
12 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
13 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (24.24%) Degree
14 8 (24.24%) IPsec

Windows Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (42.42%) Office 365
3 12 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (36.36%) IaaS
3 12 (36.36%) PaaS
4 8 (24.24%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) DNS
1 20 (60.61%) VPN
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (24.24%) IPsec
4 8 (24.24%) VLAN
5 2 (6.06%) SMS
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
4 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) CentOS
7 1 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.03%) DevOps
3 1 (3.03%) IT Audit
3 1 (3.03%) Network Management
3 1 (3.03%) OO
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.03%) Security Management
3 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
3 1 (3.03%) Time Management
3 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Docker
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Draytek
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Perforce