Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Microsoft Windows
System Professional

United States Location

Boston - Worcester -
- Lawrence - Lowell - Brockton
MA - NH, USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$67,055

Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$3,828 at 5.71%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $67,055 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $54,660 & $79,449; and, 5% of Jobs top $97,285.

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% $103,078
5% $97,285
10% $90,606
25% $79,449
33% $74,970
50% $67,055
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $64,746 $69,364
25% $61,199 $72,910
33% $59,140 $74,970
50% $54,660 $79,449
67% $49,277 $84,833
95% $31,031 $103,078
Salary Average =

$67,055

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 5 Years Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $62,529 $4,526 at 7.24%
5 Years $67,055 $3,828 at 5.71%
6 Years $70,882 $3,316 at 4.68%

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: $37,674 at the low experience of 10 Months; $65,636 at the average experience of 4 Years and 8 Months; and, $78,467 at the top experience of 8 Years and 6 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

Qualifications

Description

This position involves server and network administration with a focus on system 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;
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,
10% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
3% 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,
12% of job descriptions;
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager,
8% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Visual Basic .Net,
6% of job descriptions;
VMware,
27% of job descriptions;
EMC NetWorker,
7% of job descriptions;
Research In Motion Blackberry,
15% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
12% 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;
Security Clearance,
6% of job descriptions;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
19% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
15% of jobs.

Location

Boston - Worcester - Lawrence - Lowell - Brockton, MA - NH:

Connecticut,
Thompson;
Massachusetts,
Abington, Acton, Acushnet, Amesbury, Arlington, Ashburnham, Ashby, Ashland, Auburn, Avon, Ayer, Barre, Bedford, Bellingham, Belmont, Berkley, Berlin, Beverly, Billerica, Blackstone, Bolton, Boston, Boxborough, Boxford, Boylston, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brighton, Bristol, Brockton, Brookfield, Brookline, Burlington, Cambridge, Canton, Carlisle, Carver, Charlton, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Clinton, Cohasset, Concord, Danvers, Dartmouth, Dedham, Dighton, Douglas, Dover, Dracut, Dudley, Dunstable, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, East Brookfield, Easton, Essex, Everett, Fairhaven, Fitchburg, Foxboro, Foxborough, Framingham, Franklin, Freetown, Gardner, Georgetown, Gloucester, Grafton, Groton, Groveland, Halifax, Hamilton, Hanover, Hanson, Harvard, Haverhill, Hingham, Holbrook, Holden, Holland, Holliston, Hopedale, Hopkinton, Hudson, Hull, Ipswich, Kingston, Lakeville, Lancaster, Lawrence, Leicester, Leominster, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Lowell, Lunenburg, Lynn, Lynnfield, Malden, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mansfield, Marblehead, Marion, Marlboro, Marlborough, Marshfield, Mattapoisett, Maynard, Medfield, Medford, Medway, Melrose, Mendon, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleborough, Middlesex, Middleton, Milford, Millbury, Millis, Millville, Milton, Nahant, Natick, Needham, New Bedford, Newbury, Newburyport, Newton, Norfolk, North Andover, North Brookfield, North Reading, Northborough, Northbridge, Norton, Norwell, Norwood, Oakham, Oxford, Paxton, Peabody, Pembroke, Pepperell, Plainville, Plymouth, Plympton, Princeton, Quincy, Randolph, Raynham, Reading, Revere, Rochester, Rockland, Rockport, Rowley, Rutland, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Scituate, Sharon, Sherborn, Shirley, Shrewsbury, Somerville, Southborough, Southbridge, Spencer, Sterling, Stoneham, Stoughton, Stow, Sturbridge, Sudbury, Suffolk, Sutton, Swampscott, Taunton, Templeton, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Townsend, Tyngsborough, Upton, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Walpole, Waltham, Wareham, Watertown, Wayland, Webster, Wellesley, Wenham, West Boylston, West Bridgewater, West Brookfield, West Newbury, Westborough, Westford, Westminster, Weston, Westwood, Weymouth, Whitman, Wilmington, Winchendon, Winchester, Winthrop, Woburn, Worcester and Wrentham;
Maine,
Berwick, Eliot, Kittery, South Berwick and York;
New Hampshire,
Allenstown, Amherst, Atkinson, Auburn, Barrington, Bedford, Brentwood, Brookline, Candia, Chester, Danville, Derry, Dover, Durham, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Farmington, Fremont, Goffstown, Greenland, Greenville, Hampstead, Hampton Falls, Hampton, Hillsborough, Hollis, Hooksett, Hudson, Kensington, Kingston, Lee, Litchfield, Londonderry, Madbury, Manchester, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Milton, Mont Vernon, Nashua, New Castle, New Ipswich, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, Newton, North Hampton, Pelham, Plaistow, Portsmouth, Raymond, Rochester, Rockingham, Rollinsford, Rye, Salem, Sandown, Seabrook, Somersworth, South Hampton, Strafford, Stratham, Weare, Wilton and Windham.

These locations are all included in the Boston, MA metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).