The median annual salary for a Windows Administrator was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Windows Administrator
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 791 761
Rank change year-on-year +107 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Administrator 169 159 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 133 142 176
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +0.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.84% +20.00%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Windows Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Administrator in the UK

Windows Administrator
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Administrator in the UK

Windows Administrator
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Administrator over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Administrator in the UK

Windows Administrator
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +80 162 £43,000 +1.17% 15
London +86 104 £52,500 +5.00% 10
South East +58 21 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England +29 18 £34,625 +9.92% 1
City of London +49 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hertfordshire +19 9 £25,000 -23.07% 1
East Midlands +9 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Northamptonshire - 9 £42,500 -
Watford - 8 £24,500 - 1
Hampshire - 8 £28,500 -
South West +18 7 £40,000 +1.47% 1
Essex +21 6 £47,500 +50.79%
Colchester - 6 £47,500 -
Northampton - 5 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +14 4 £40,000 +1.47% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +12 4 £61,250 +44.11%
Oxfordshire +3 4 £36,000 -15.29%
Surrey - 4 £27,500 -
Guildford - 4 £27,500 -
West Midlands +32 3 £40,500 +37.28% 1
Berkshire +27 3 £43,750 +2.94%
Gloucestershire +1 3 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Wallingford - 3 £36,000 -
Salisbury - 3 £40,000 -
Croydon - 3 £57,500 - 1
Bedford - 3 £37,500 -
Southampton - 3 £28,500 -
Scotland +24 2 - -
Slough +23 2 £47,500 +31.94%

Windows Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Windows Administrator in the job title.

1 325 (100.00%) Windows
2 191 (58.77%) Active Directory
3 166 (51.08%) Windows Server
4 152 (46.77%) VMware
5 135 (41.54%) Microsoft
6 130 (40.00%) Linux
6 130 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 100 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 90 (27.69%) PowerShell
9 83 (25.54%) Office 365
10 81 (24.92%) Finance
11 77 (23.69%) SQL
12 75 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 73 (22.46%) IIS
14 72 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 71 (21.85%) SCCM
16 70 (21.54%) Red Hat
17 69 (21.23%) Data Centre
18 58 (17.85%) DNS
19 57 (17.54%) Citrix
20 52 (16.00%) MS Exchange
21 51 (15.69%) DevOps
22 48 (14.77%) SQL Server
23 47 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
24 46 (14.15%) Firewall
25 45 (13.85%) MS Excel
25 45 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
26 44 (13.54%) ITIL
27 43 (13.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 42 (12.92%) MCSA

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 73 (22.46%) IIS
2 52 (16.00%) MS Exchange
3 34 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 25 (7.69%) WebSphere
7 24 (7.38%) Apache
7 24 (7.38%) SharePoint
8 11 (3.38%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.23%) JBoss
10 3 (0.92%) DNN
11 2 (0.62%) CMS
11 2 (0.62%) Confluence
11 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.31%) nginx
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 45 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 83 (25.54%) Office 365
2 75 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (7.08%) SaaS
5 5 (1.54%) PaaS
6 4 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.62%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.62%) G Suite
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 58 (17.85%) DNS
2 46 (14.15%) Firewall
3 40 (12.31%) DHCP
4 24 (7.38%) TCP/IP
5 21 (6.46%) SAN
6 20 (6.15%) WAN
7 18 (5.54%) LAN
8 17 (5.23%) LDAP
9 11 (3.38%) Network Security
10 10 (3.08%) Internet
10 10 (3.08%) NAS
11 8 (2.46%) Skype
11 8 (2.46%) VLAN
11 8 (2.46%) VoIP
11 8 (2.46%) VPN
11 8 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.46%) Wireless
12 7 (2.15%) HTTP
13 5 (1.54%) Intranet
13 5 (1.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.15%) MySQL
3 13 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.23%) JIRA
4 3 (0.92%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.62%) GCC
5 2 (0.62%) Maven
5 2 (0.62%) MSI
5 2 (0.62%) NuGet
5 2 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.31%) Subversion
6 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (24.92%) Finance
2 31 (9.54%) Banking
3 11 (3.38%) Legal
4 9 (2.77%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.77%) Marketing
4 9 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.46%) Games
6 7 (2.15%) Back Office
7 6 (1.85%) Retail
8 5 (1.54%) Electronics
9 4 (1.23%) Publishing
10 3 (0.92%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.08%) XML
2 18 (5.54%) Web Services
3 11 (3.38%) .NET
4 3 (0.92%) CSS
4 3 (0.92%) HTML
4 3 (0.92%) SOAP
5 2 (0.62%) Ajax
5 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.62%) jQuery
5 2 (0.62%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) ODBC
6 1 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.31%) HTML5
6 1 (0.31%) J2EE
6 1 (0.31%) LAMP
6 1 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.23%) Data Centre
2 32 (9.85%) Fat Client
2 32 (9.85%) Thin Client
3 24 (7.38%) iSeries
3 24 (7.38%) Public Cloud
4 17 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.46%) Clustering
9 5 (1.54%) Replication
10 4 (1.23%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.23%) User Experience
11 3 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.62%) Fintech
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
13 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.31%) Handset
13 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 325 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (51.08%) Windows Server
3 130 (40.00%) Linux
3 130 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 100 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (13.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.62%) CentOS
9 14 (4.31%) Unix
10 13 (4.00%) Ubuntu
10 13 (4.00%) Windows 10
11 11 (3.38%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.08%) Solaris
13 9 (2.77%) Debian
14 5 (1.54%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.23%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.69%) DevOps
2 44 (13.54%) ITIL
3 36 (11.08%) E-Commerce
4 31 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (8.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (8.00%) Kanban
7 24 (7.38%) E-business
8 21 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 20 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
10 19 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (5.85%) Project Management
10 19 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (5.54%) Information Security
12 17 (5.23%) Change Management
12 17 (5.23%) Migration
12 17 (5.23%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (4.92%) Open Source
13 16 (4.92%) SIEM
13 16 (4.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.69%) PowerShell
2 77 (23.69%) SQL
3 40 (12.31%) Java
4 22 (6.77%) Python
5 14 (4.31%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.00%) C#
7 12 (3.69%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.46%) VBScript
9 5 (1.54%) PHP
10 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.92%) Perl
10 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.92%) VB
11 2 (0.62%) C
11 2 (0.62%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.92%) MCSA
3 32 (9.85%) MCSE
4 23 (7.08%) Degree
5 13 (4.00%) GCIH
5 13 (4.00%) GIAC
6 12 (3.69%) CCNA
6 12 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.38%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.46%) MCP
9 3 (0.92%) CCNP
9 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.62%) MCITP
10 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.31%) CCA
11 1 (0.31%) CCEA
11 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.77%) SLA
3 3 (0.92%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 191 (58.77%) Active Directory
2 72 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.54%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.77%) vSphere
5 16 (4.92%) VMware Server
6 10 (3.08%) Shibboleth
7 9 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.23%) NFS
8 4 (1.23%) XenApp
8 4 (1.23%) XenServer
9 3 (0.92%) Firmware
9 3 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.62%) Docker
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.62%) Postfix
11 1 (0.31%) Samba
11 1 (0.31%) Squid
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 71 (21.85%) SCCM
2 29 (8.92%) SCOM
3 23 (7.08%) Puppet
4 22 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (5.54%) WSUS
6 16 (4.92%) Nessus
7 14 (4.31%) Ansible
8 8 (2.46%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.46%) Opsview
9 6 (1.85%) Nagios
10 2 (0.62%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.62%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.62%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.62%) yum
11 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 152 (46.77%) VMware
2 135 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 70 (21.54%) Red Hat
4 57 (17.54%) Citrix
5 18 (5.54%) Oracle
6 17 (5.23%) Cisco
7 16 (4.92%) Qualys
8 13 (4.00%) TOWER Software
9 10 (3.08%) Sun
10 9 (2.77%) Symantec
11 7 (2.15%) HP
11 7 (2.15%) NetApp
12 6 (1.85%) Google
13 5 (1.54%) SAP
14 4 (1.23%) Dell
14 4 (1.23%) Juniper
15 3 (0.92%) EMC
15 3 (0.92%) Splunk
16 2 (0.62%) F5
16 2 (0.62%) Tableau
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + bens + on-call !
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50K + 10% Bonus +Bens + Flexi
Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus + 10% Pension
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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