The median annual salary for a Senior Windows Administrator was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies 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
Senior Windows Administrator
UK
Rank 833 935 938
Rank change year-on-year +102 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Windows Administrator 24 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.013% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 15
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,894 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Windows Administrator over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Windows Administrator in the UK

Senior Windows Administrator
Top 14 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 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
England +111 23 £52,500 +10.52% 4
London +78 20 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Croydon - 3 £57,500 - 1
Reading - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £52,500 -
South East - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
East of England - 1 £30,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £37,500 -

Senior Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 27 (72.97%) Windows Server
3 26 (70.27%) Linux
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
7 14 (37.84%) Apache
8 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
9 12 (32.43%) Unix
10 11 (29.73%) LDAP
10 11 (29.73%) Java
10 11 (29.73%) MySQL
11 10 (27.03%) Oracle
11 10 (27.03%) Solaris
11 10 (27.03%) Sun
11 10 (27.03%) Service Delivery
11 10 (27.03%) Project Management
11 10 (27.03%) Network Security
11 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.03%) Shibboleth
11 10 (27.03%) IT Strategy
12 9 (24.32%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
13 8 (21.62%) WAN
14 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
14 7 (18.92%) SQL Server

Senior Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (37.84%) Apache
2 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.70%) GitHub
4 1 (2.70%) Route 53
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) LDAP
2 10 (27.03%) Network Security
3 8 (21.62%) WAN
4 5 (13.51%) SAN
5 4 (10.81%) BGP
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 4 (10.81%) MPLS
5 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.81%) VPLS
5 4 (10.81%) Wireless
6 3 (8.11%) DNS
6 3 (8.11%) PBX
6 3 (8.11%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) HTTP
7 2 (5.41%) Internet
7 2 (5.41%) Intranet
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
8 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) GCC
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.70%) MSI
3 1 (2.70%) NuGet
3 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Electronics
3 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Advertising
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Windows Server
3 26 (70.27%) Linux
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (32.43%) Unix
6 10 (27.03%) Solaris
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.11%) CentOS
9 1 (2.70%) Debian
9 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) IT Strategy
1 10 (27.03%) Project Management
1 10 (27.03%) Service Delivery
2 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.51%) Open Source
4 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) VBScript
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) MCITP
1 3 (8.11%) MCSA
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) Shibboleth
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) vSphere
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.70%) Docker
6 1 (2.70%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) pfSense
6 1 (2.70%) Samba
6 1 (2.70%) Squid
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle
4 10 (27.03%) Sun
5 4 (10.81%) NetApp
5 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Perforce
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