The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 61 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 60 83 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.37% 5.02% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 5.40% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 49
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1680 1538 1745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 93.10% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1351 1513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Systems Administrator
Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridge

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 85 (80.19%) Linux
2 52 (49.06%) Red Hat
3 48 (45.28%) UNIX
4 41 (38.68%) Perl
5 39 (36.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (33.02%) Windows
7 34 (32.08%) ITIL
8 33 (31.13%) Degree
9 31 (29.25%) Firewall
10 28 (26.42%) Python
10 28 (26.42%) CentOS
11 22 (20.75%) VMware
11 22 (20.75%) VLAN
12 20 (18.87%) SQL
12 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
13 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
14 17 (16.04%) DNS
14 17 (16.04%) Oracle
14 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
15 16 (15.09%) DHCP
15 16 (15.09%) JIRA
15 16 (15.09%) Atlassian
15 16 (15.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (14.15%) Bash Shell
17 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database
18 13 (12.26%) Apache
18 13 (12.26%) Puppet
19 12 (11.32%) EMC NetWorker
19 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
19 12 (11.32%) Bourne shell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.26%) Apache
2 8 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.25%) Firewall
2 22 (20.75%) VLAN
3 17 (16.04%) DNS
4 16 (15.09%) DHCP
5 10 (9.43%) LAN
6 9 (8.49%) VoIP
7 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.60%) WAN
8 7 (6.60%) SAN
9 4 (3.77%) LDAP
9 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.77%) NAS
10 3 (2.83%) OpenVPN
10 3 (2.83%) LTE
11 2 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (1.89%) RIP
11 2 (1.89%) VPN
11 2 (1.89%) OSPF
11 2 (1.89%) Network Security
11 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.66%) MySQL
4 4 (3.77%) Big Data
4 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.89%) Text Mining
5 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) JIRA
1 16 (15.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) PKI
2 4 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.83%) Firmware
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) Informatics
5 1 (0.94%) HACMP
5 1 (0.94%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.94%) Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.94%) Life Science
5 1 (0.94%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 85 (80.19%) Linux
2 48 (45.28%) UNIX
3 39 (36.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (33.02%) Windows
5 28 (26.42%) CentOS
6 10 (9.43%) Ubuntu
7 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.49%) Debian
8 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.83%) HPUX
10 2 (1.89%) Solaris
10 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) ITIL
2 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
3 12 (11.32%) Migration
3 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (10.38%) DevOps
5 10 (9.43%) ERP
5 10 (9.43%) Data Analysis
6 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.77%) Network Design
8 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (3.77%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.83%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.89%) E-business
11 1 (0.94%) Risk Management
11 1 (0.94%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.94%) Logistics
11 1 (0.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) Perl
2 28 (26.42%) Python
3 20 (18.87%) SQL
4 15 (14.15%) Bash Shell
5 12 (11.32%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.32%) Bourne shell
6 10 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.77%) Java
7 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Degree
2 10 (9.43%) OCP
2 10 (9.43%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (9.43%) RHCE
3 4 (3.77%) MCSA
3 4 (3.77%) CCNA
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.32%) VMware ESX
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (10.38%) vSphere
4 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.77%) NFS
7 1 (0.94%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Puppet
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (11.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (8.49%) SCCM
4 8 (7.55%) SCOM
5 6 (5.66%) Nagios
6 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.77%) Ansible
7 3 (2.83%) Munin
8 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.89%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.89%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.94%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (49.06%) Red Hat
2 22 (20.75%) VMware
3 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
4 17 (16.04%) Oracle
5 16 (15.09%) Atlassian
6 12 (11.32%) EMC
7 10 (9.43%) SAP
8 7 (6.60%) HP
9 6 (5.66%) NetApp
10 5 (4.72%) Cisco
11 4 (3.77%) Veeam
12 3 (2.83%) Citrix
12 3 (2.83%) Symantec
13 2 (1.89%) Apple
13 2 (1.89%) Isilon
13 2 (1.89%) Dell
14 1 (0.94%) Sun
14 1 (0.94%) IBM
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