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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 79 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 22 30 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.87% 2.06% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.14% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 48
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,600 £48,900
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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
1138 1405 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.52% 96.50% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1248 1352
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 31 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Python
3 20 (32.26%) Finance
3 20 (32.26%) VMware
4 18 (29.03%) Windows
5 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
5 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
6 16 (25.81%) Perl
7 15 (24.19%) Management Information System
8 14 (22.58%) SQL
9 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
9 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (20.97%) Puppet
10 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (19.35%) NFS
10 12 (19.35%) Data Management
10 12 (19.35%) Degree
11 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (17.74%) QlikView
11 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (17.74%) Firewall
11 11 (17.74%) VBA
11 11 (17.74%) Apache
11 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
11 11 (17.74%) DevOps
12 10 (16.13%) CentOS
12 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (16.13%) LDAP
12 10 (16.13%) MySQL

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 11 (17.74%) Apache
2 7 (11.29%) nginx
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) Drupal
6 2 (3.23%) WordPress
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.29%) Office 365
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.61%) Force.com
5 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) Internet
2 10 (16.13%) LDAP
2 10 (16.13%) SAN
3 7 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (8.06%) SSL
4 5 (8.06%) WPA
5 4 (6.45%) DHCP
5 4 (6.45%) DNS
5 4 (6.45%) LAN
5 4 (6.45%) Network Security
5 4 (6.45%) VLAN
6 3 (4.84%) IMAP
6 3 (4.84%) SMTP
6 3 (4.84%) WAN
7 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.23%) FTP
7 2 (3.23%) NAS
7 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) QlikView
2 11 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (16.13%) MySQL
4 8 (12.90%) Big Data
5 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.29%) JIRA
1 7 (11.29%) Subversion
2 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) JSON
1 7 (11.29%) LAMP
1 7 (11.29%) LEMP Stack
1 7 (11.29%) XML
2 6 (9.68%) SAML
3 5 (8.06%) Buildbot
4 4 (6.45%) ELK Stack
4 4 (6.45%) REST
4 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) JMS
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.23%) OpenVZ
7 1 (1.61%) CSS
7 1 (1.61%) HTML
7 1 (1.61%) Mason
7 1 (1.61%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.06%) Biology
5 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.45%) Public Cloud
7 3 (4.84%) Cryptography
7 3 (4.84%) Physics
7 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Windows
3 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.13%) CentOS
4 10 (16.13%) Ubuntu
5 9 (14.52%) Unix
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.84%) Debian
8 3 (4.84%) VMS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Data Management
2 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) DevOps
3 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.68%) Open Source
5 6 (9.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (8.06%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (4.84%) Prototyping
8 3 (4.84%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (4.84%) SDLC
8 3 (4.84%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) Python
2 16 (25.81%) Perl
3 14 (22.58%) SQL
4 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.74%) VBA
5 9 (14.52%) Ruby
6 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) C
7 3 (4.84%) C#
7 3 (4.84%) Java
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCDST
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.35%) NFS
3 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.13%) Samba
4 6 (9.68%) Shibboleth
5 3 (4.84%) Corosync
5 3 (4.84%) Postfix
5 3 (4.84%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.23%) Docker
6 2 (3.23%) GPFS
6 2 (3.23%) PanFS
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Puppet
2 8 (12.90%) Ansible
3 7 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.06%) Ganglia
4 5 (8.06%) Nagios
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (6.45%) Kibana
5 4 (6.45%) logstash
6 3 (4.84%) Pacemaker
7 2 (3.23%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) VMware
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) NetApp
4 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
6 4 (6.45%) Sun
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 2 (3.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.61%) BT
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco
9 1 (1.61%) Citrix
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.61%) Sage
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
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