Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Windows and

United States Location

United States of America

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Data Observed 4/1/20 to 3/31/21

Salary Average


Experience Requirement

5 Years

Raise +1 Year

$5,490 at 5.50%

User Funded :

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years: $99,895 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $84,820 & $114,969; and, 5% of Jobs top $136,793.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$293,823 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 4/1/20 to 3/31/21.

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Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $143,945
5% $136,793
10% $128,593
25% $114,969
33% $109,415
50% $99,895
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% $97,088 $102,701
25% $92,778 $107,012
33% $90,375 $109,415
50% $84,820 $114,969
67% $78,106 $121,683
95% $55,845 $143,945
Salary Average =


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.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years $93,402 $6,493 at 6.95%
5 Years $99,895 $5,490 at 5.50%
6 Years $105,384 $4,755 at 4.51%

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: $59,255 at the low experience of 11 Months; $99,895 at the average experience of 5 Years; and, $118,382 at the top experience of 9 Years and 1 Month.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

14 Years and 6 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Job Market :

Job offers, publicly posted in want ads by employers, were observed and measured from 4/1/20 to 3/31/21.

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Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top
Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
Low 11 Months $59,255 $14,952 at 25.23%
Average 5 Years $99,895 $5,489 at 5.49%
Top 9 Years and 1 Month $118,382 $3,367 at 2.84%



Install, configure, optimize, monitor, maintain, backup, recover, troubleshoot, update and enhance, Microsoft Windows server software and VMware virtual service, are primary position responsibilities.


The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Microsoft Windows Server;
  • VMware;
  • System-Network Administrator,
    Network, System, Server or Virtualization,
    Administrator, Architect or Engineer.


A+ Skills
Additional IT skills requested in some job descriptions:
Project Lead,
Development Manager, Lead Developer, Project Lead, Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Supervisor or Technical Lead,
5.1% of job descriptions;
Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree,
34.4% of job descriptions;
Associate of Arts/Science Degree,
7% of job descriptions;
Financial Sector,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Finance, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street,
3.8% of job descriptions;
Security Clearance,
3.8% of job descriptions;
Microsoft SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager),
7% of job descriptions;
8.3% of job descriptions;
16.6% of job descriptions;
ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library),
6.4% of job descriptions;
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert),
19.1% of job descriptions;
AWS (Amazon Web Services),
17.2% of job descriptions;
Microsoft Azure,
31.8% of job descriptions.


United States of America