The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 66 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 39 38 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.34% 2.62% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 2.69% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 51
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,850 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1136 1411 1727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.26% 97.11% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1189 1424
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 34 (40.00%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 26 (30.59%) Firewall
3 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
4 19 (22.35%) Unix
4 19 (22.35%) Network Security
5 18 (21.18%) VMware
5 18 (21.18%) Service Delivery
6 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
7 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
8 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (17.65%) MCSE
9 14 (16.47%) SQL
10 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
10 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (14.12%) Finance
11 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
11 12 (14.12%) IIS
12 11 (12.94%) Physics
12 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (11.76%) Degree
13 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 10 (11.76%) Python
13 10 (11.76%) Internet
14 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.59%) VPN
14 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (10.59%) Data Centre

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.12%) IIS
2 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) Apache
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) Confluence
5 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) Firewall
2 19 (22.35%) Network Security
3 10 (11.76%) Internet
4 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.59%) VPN
5 8 (9.41%) HTTPS
5 8 (9.41%) SAN
5 8 (9.41%) SSL
6 7 (8.24%) LAN
7 6 (7.06%) WAN
8 2 (2.35%) DHCP
8 2 (2.35%) DNS
8 2 (2.35%) NAS
8 2 (2.35%) VoIP
9 1 (1.18%) WebEx
9 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) QlikView
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.53%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) JMS
2 3 (3.53%) SAML
3 2 (2.35%) LAMP
4 1 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
2 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.94%) Physics
3 9 (10.59%) Data Centre
4 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.06%) iPad
6 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.00%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) Windows
3 19 (22.35%) Unix
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
5 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.06%) CentOS
7 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.71%) Debian
9 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.35%) HPUX
11 2 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.18%) VMS
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Service Delivery
2 10 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (9.41%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (9.41%) Data Management
3 8 (9.41%) ITIL
3 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.24%) Machine Learning
5 6 (7.06%) DevOps
5 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.06%) Network Design
6 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.71%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (4.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.53%) CRM
8 3 (3.53%) SDLC
8 3 (3.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) Python
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.41%) VBA
4 5 (5.88%) Perl
5 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.71%) PHP
6 3 (3.53%) C
6 3 (3.53%) C#
6 3 (3.53%) Java
6 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.65%) MCSE
3 10 (11.76%) Degree
4 7 (8.24%) CCNA
4 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.35%) MCP
5 2 (2.35%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.41%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.53%) Corosync
6 3 (3.53%) Shibboleth
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) Docker
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) Ansible
2 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.53%) Pacemaker
3 2 (2.35%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.18%) SCCM
4 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) VMware
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco
4 5 (5.88%) NetApp
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) Citrix
7 2 (2.35%) HP
8 1 (1.18%) BT
8 1 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
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