The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Administrator
Rank 103 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 12 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 8
Average salary £46,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Senior Systems Administrator
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1690 1464 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.21% 95.00% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1284 1698
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Senior Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridge

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Senior Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Senior Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) MCSA
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) UNIX
9 3 (20.00%) Python

Senior Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Senior Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) IPv4
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Bourne shell
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) MCSA
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Dell