Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Microsoft Windows
System Professional

United States Location

Houston - Galveston - Brazoria
TX
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$67,699

Experience Requirement

4 Years and 8 Months

Raise +1 Year

$4,088 at 6.04%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 4 Years & 8 Months: $67,699 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $54,923 & $80,475; and, 5% of Jobs top $98,859.

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% $104,831
5% $98,859
10% $91,975
25% $80,475
33% $75,858
50% $67,699
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 4 Years and 8 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% $65,319 $70,079
25% $61,664 $73,735
33% $59,541 $75,858
50% $54,923 $80,475
67% $49,374 $86,024
95% $30,567 $104,831
Salary Average =

$67,699

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 8 Months Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
3 Years and 8 Months $62,816 $4,883 at 7.77%
4 Years and 8 Months $67,699 $4,088 at 6.04%
5 Years and 8 Months $71,787 $3,516 at 4.90%

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: $39,337 at the low experience of 10 Months; $67,699 at the average experience of 4 Years and 8 Months; and, $80,698 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
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 10 Months $39,337 $10,934 at 27.8%
Average 4 Years and 8 Months $67,699 $4,088 at 6.04%
Top 8 Years and 6 Months $80,698 $2,519 at 3.12%

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

Houston - Galveston - Brazoria, TX:

Texas,
Aldine, Baytown, Beaumont Place, Bellaire, Brazoria, Chambers, Chnnelview, Cloverleaf, Conroe, Deer Park, Fort Bend, Freeport, Friendswood, Galena Park, Galveston, Harris, Houston, Jacinto City, Kingwood, La Porte, Lake Jackson, League City, Liberty, Missouri City, Montgomery, Pasadena, Spring, South Houston, Texas City, Waller, West Unversity Place and Woodlands.

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