The median annual salary for a Senior Windows Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 913 956
Rank change year-on-year +49 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Windows Administrator 10 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.021% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 17
Median salary £45,000 £66,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.07% +40.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +8.02% +11.72%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +25 7 £45,000 -32.07%
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
South East +63 2 £57,500 -8.00%
Berkshire +22 2 £57,500 -8.00%
London +10 2 £95,000 +35.71%
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands +21 1 £45,000 +11.11%
Reading +20 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
2 25 (73.53%) VMware
3 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 18 (52.94%) Linux
5 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
7 13 (38.24%) Apache
7 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
8 11 (32.35%) Unix
8 11 (32.35%) Sun
9 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
9 10 (29.41%) Project Management
9 10 (29.41%) Solaris
9 10 (29.41%) LDAP
9 10 (29.41%) Java
9 10 (29.41%) MySQL
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
9 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) Network Security
9 10 (29.41%) Shibboleth
9 10 (29.41%) IT Strategy
10 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (26.47%) SAN
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
12 7 (20.59%) vSphere
12 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning

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 13 (38.24%) Apache
1 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) JBoss
3 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) LDAP
1 10 (29.41%) Network Security
2 9 (26.47%) SAN
3 6 (17.65%) MPLS
4 5 (14.71%) WAN
5 4 (11.76%) BGP
5 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 4 (11.76%) iSCSI
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.76%) VPLS
6 3 (8.82%) NAS
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 2 (5.88%) ADSL
7 2 (5.88%) DNS
7 2 (5.88%) FTP
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.88%) Skype
7 2 (5.88%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Bitbucket
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) GCC
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) MSI
2 3 (8.82%) NuGet
2 3 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 4 (11.76%) Electronics
3 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) IVR
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows Server
3 18 (52.94%) Linux
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (32.35%) Unix
6 10 (29.41%) Solaris
7 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.94%) Debian
9 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) IT Strategy
1 10 (29.41%) Project Management
1 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (11.76%) High Availability
5 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) Line Management
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Shibboleth
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) vSphere
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.94%) Docker
7 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.94%) XenApp
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Nagios
3 3 (8.82%) Ansible
3 3 (8.82%) Capistrano
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) PowerCLI
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) yum
4 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) Sun
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) SAP
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Perforce
7 2 (5.88%) Avaya
7 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.88%) Sophos
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Meraki