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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 93 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 17 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.44% 2.25% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.30% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 37
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%

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
1129 1479 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.52% 97.69% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1146 1260
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Linux
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
4 14 (48.28%) Apache
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 12 (41.38%) Perl
5 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
7 10 (34.48%) Puppet
8 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (31.03%) CentOS
8 9 (31.03%) VLAN
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) MySQL
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) Python
8 9 (31.03%) LDAP
9 8 (27.59%) VPN
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
10 7 (24.14%) Unix
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco
10 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (24.14%) Ansible
11 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (20.69%) Active Directory

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 14 (48.28%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) nginx
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.90%) Drupal
5 2 (6.90%) WordPress
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.24%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Force.com
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
3 9 (31.03%) DNS
3 9 (31.03%) LDAP
3 9 (31.03%) VLAN
4 8 (27.59%) DHCP
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) IPsec
5 6 (20.69%) SAN
5 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (17.24%) ISDN
7 4 (13.79%) SMTP
7 4 (13.79%) SNMP
8 3 (10.34%) SSL
8 3 (10.34%) WPA
9 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (6.90%) VoIP
9 2 (6.90%) Wireless
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Buildbot
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) JSON
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
1 5 (17.24%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (13.79%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
3 2 (6.90%) WSH
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Mason
4 1 (3.45%) SAML
4 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Linux
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (31.03%) CentOS
6 7 (24.14%) Unix
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.24%) Debian
8 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
9 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (13.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps
2 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Bioinformatics
5 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) DNA
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) Informatics
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Perl
2 9 (31.03%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.24%) iptables
4 5 (17.24%) NFS
4 5 (17.24%) pfSense
4 5 (17.24%) Samba
4 5 (17.24%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.79%) Kibana
3 4 (13.79%) logstash
3 4 (13.79%) Salt
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
4 4 (13.79%) Sophos
4 4 (13.79%) Sun
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) BT
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago