Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Microsoft Windows and Cisco
System Professional

United States Location

United States of America
Nationwide
Metropolitan Areas

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$66,373

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 9 Months

Raise +1 Year

$3,859 at 5.81%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 9 Months: $66,373 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $54,685 & $78,062; and, 5% of Jobs top $94,882.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $100,346
5% $94,882
10% $88,584
25% $78,062
33% $73,837
50% $66,373
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 9 Months Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $64,196 $68,551
25% $60,851 $71,895
33% $58,909 $73,837
50% $54,685 $78,062
67% $49,608 $83,139
95% $32,400 $100,346
Salary Average =

$66,373

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 9 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 9 Months $61,775 $4,598 at 7.44%
4 Years and 9 Months $66,373 $3,859 at 5.81%
5 Years and 9 Months $70,232 $3,325 at 4.73%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $38,864 at the low experience of 10 Months; $66,373 at the average experience of 4 Years and 9 Months; and, $78,667 at the top experience of 8 Years and 7 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 10 Months $38,864 $10,476 at 26.96%
Average 4 Years and 9 Months $66,373 $3,859 at 5.81%
Top 8 Years and 7 Months $78,667 $2,388 at 3.04%

Qualifications

Description

This position involves server and network administration with a focus on hardware and communication installation, optimization, monitoring, maintenance and/or troubleshooting.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
Microsoft Server,
Active Directory, Exchange Server, IIS, ISA Server, SMS or Windows Server;
Cisco,
Cisco, Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Catalyst Switch, Cisco IP Phone, Cisco PIX, Cisco Router, Cisco VoIP, CiscoWorks or IOS;
Systems Administration Tasks,
Administer, Back Up, Capacity Planning, Configure, Disaster Recovery, Install, Maintain, Monitor, Performance Tuning, Security or Upgrade;
Professional,
Administrator, Architect, Engineer, Support or Technician.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
9% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
2% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Microsoft SharePoint,
11% of job descriptions;
Microsoft SQL Server,
23% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Visual Basic .Net,
3% of job descriptions;
Citrix Delivery Center, Citrix MetaFrame, NetScaler, Citrix WinFrame, XenApp, XenDesktop or XenServer,
22% of job descriptions;
VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol),
17% of job descriptions;
CISCO Certified Network Associate/Professional (CCNA/CCNP),
42% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
11% of job descriptions,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Computer Consulting Industry,
13% of job descriptions,
Computer Consulting, Computer Network Consulting, Computer System Consulting or Information Technology Consulting;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
14% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
13% of jobs.

Location

United States of America