Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Windows Administrator was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Windows Administrator
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1185 1202 1249
Rank change year-on-year +17 +47 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Windows Administrator 4 35 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.018% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.019% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 46
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +56.25% -16.67%
10th Percentile £49,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +17.65% +8.28% -1.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Windows Administrator in the UK

Senior Windows Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Windows Administrator in the UK

Senior Windows Administrator
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Windows Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +5 3 £60,000 -4.00%
UK excluding London +36 2 £50,000 +17.65%
London -15 2 £60,000 -11.76%
South East +33 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) NuGet
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI

Senior Windows Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) GCC
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) NuGet
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce