The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 55 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 63 64 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.61% 4.15% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 4.37% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 64
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £32,500 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +12.85%
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
1658 1466 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.12% 95.07% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1283 1691
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 103 (88.03%) Linux
2 53 (45.30%) Red Hat
3 50 (42.74%) Perl
4 48 (41.03%) UNIX
5 46 (39.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (33.33%) Windows
7 35 (29.91%) Active Directory
8 34 (29.06%) SQL
8 34 (29.06%) Python
9 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 33 (28.21%) CentOS
10 32 (27.35%) ITIL
11 31 (26.50%) Firewall
12 28 (23.93%) VMware
13 26 (22.22%) Degree
14 23 (19.66%) Oracle
14 23 (19.66%) DNS
14 23 (19.66%) Oracle Database
15 22 (18.80%) DHCP
16 21 (17.95%) Apache
17 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
17 20 (17.09%) Performance Tuning
18 19 (16.24%) SAP
19 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
19 18 (15.38%) RHCE
19 18 (15.38%) Migration
19 18 (15.38%) VLAN
20 17 (14.53%) ERP
20 17 (14.53%) Bash Shell
21 16 (13.68%) Shell Script

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 21 (17.95%) Apache
2 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.42%) IIS
5 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.71%) nginx
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.71%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.50%) Firewall
2 23 (19.66%) DNS
3 22 (18.80%) DHCP
4 18 (15.38%) VLAN
5 8 (6.84%) SAN
6 6 (5.13%) VoIP
6 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.27%) NAS
7 5 (4.27%) WAN
7 5 (4.27%) LAN
8 3 (2.56%) LDAP
9 2 (1.71%) IPv4
9 2 (1.71%) Network Security
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.85%) LTE
10 1 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.85%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.85%) Wireless
10 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.13%) MySQL
3 6 (5.13%) Big Data
4 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.42%) Text Mining
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) JIRA
1 16 (13.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.42%) Finance
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) PKI
2 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.71%) DTV
3 2 (1.71%) Clustering
3 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Life Science
4 1 (0.85%) HP Superdome
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) HACMP
4 1 (0.85%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 103 (88.03%) Linux
2 48 (41.03%) UNIX
3 46 (39.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (33.33%) Windows
5 33 (28.21%) CentOS
6 11 (9.40%) Ubuntu
7 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (7.69%) Debian
9 3 (2.56%) HPUX
9 3 (2.56%) Solaris
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) ITIL
2 20 (17.09%) E-Commerce
2 20 (17.09%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (15.38%) Migration
4 17 (14.53%) ERP
5 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 13 (11.11%) DevOps
6 6 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.71%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (1.71%) Performance Testing
10 2 (1.71%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (1.71%) E-business
10 2 (1.71%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.71%) Network Design
10 2 (1.71%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.74%) Perl
2 34 (29.06%) SQL
2 34 (29.06%) Python
3 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 17 (14.53%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.68%) Shell Script
6 15 (12.82%) Bourne shell
7 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.27%) C#
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) Degree
2 18 (15.38%) RHCE
3 13 (11.11%) OCP
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (5.13%) MCSA
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.71%) CCNA
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 35 (29.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.68%) VMware ESX
3 15 (12.82%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (11.97%) vSphere
5 8 (6.84%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.42%) NFS
7 2 (1.71%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (12.82%) EMC NetWorker
1 15 (12.82%) SCOM
2 14 (11.97%) Puppet
3 10 (8.55%) SCCM
4 5 (4.27%) Ansible
5 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.42%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.71%) Nagios
8 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Munin
Vendors
1 53 (45.30%) Red Hat
2 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.93%) VMware
4 23 (19.66%) Oracle
5 19 (16.24%) SAP
6 16 (13.68%) Atlassian
7 15 (12.82%) EMC
8 9 (7.69%) HP
9 8 (6.84%) Citrix
10 6 (5.13%) Dell
11 4 (3.42%) NetApp
12 3 (2.56%) IBM
13 2 (1.71%) Symantec
13 2 (1.71%) Vertica
13 2 (1.71%) Cisco
13 2 (1.71%) Veeam
14 1 (0.85%) Isilon
14 1 (0.85%) Apple
14 1 (0.85%) Sun
14 1 (0.85%) Veritas
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