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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 64 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 41 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.29% 3.13% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 3.20% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 48
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,450 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1213 1407 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.43% 97.71% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1188 1531
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 May 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 33 (43.42%) Linux
2 26 (34.21%) Firewall
3 24 (31.58%) Windows
4 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.00%) Unix
4 19 (25.00%) Network Security
5 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
6 16 (21.05%) VMware
7 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
8 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
9 13 (17.11%) MCSE
9 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
10 12 (15.79%) IIS
11 11 (14.47%) Internet
11 11 (14.47%) Physics
11 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
12 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
12 10 (13.16%) VPN
13 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
13 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (10.53%) Machine Learning
14 8 (10.53%) HTTPS
14 8 (10.53%) SSL
14 8 (10.53%) ITIL
14 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange

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 (15.79%) IIS
2 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) Firewall
2 19 (25.00%) Network Security
3 11 (14.47%) Internet
4 10 (13.16%) VPN
5 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.53%) HTTPS
6 8 (10.53%) SSL
7 6 (7.89%) SAN
8 5 (6.58%) LAN
9 4 (5.26%) WAN
10 3 (3.95%) DNS
11 2 (2.63%) DHCP
11 2 (2.63%) VoIP
12 1 (1.32%) HTTP
12 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) JMS
2 3 (3.95%) SAML
3 2 (2.63%) LAMP
3 2 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.47%) Physics
3 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.89%) iPad
5 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.63%) Life Science
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (43.42%) Linux
2 24 (31.58%) Windows
3 19 (25.00%) Unix
4 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.26%) CentOS
8 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.63%) Debian
10 2 (2.63%) HPUX
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.32%) VMS
11 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
2 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (10.53%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) Machine Learning
3 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps
5 6 (7.89%) Network Design
5 6 (7.89%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.95%) CRM
7 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.95%) SDLC
7 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
8 2 (2.63%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.21%) Python
2 7 (9.21%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) Perl
4 4 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (3.95%) C
5 3 (3.95%) C#
5 3 (3.95%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (17.11%) MCSE
3 7 (9.21%) CCNA
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.89%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) PhD
6 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 15 (19.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) Corosync
4 3 (3.95%) Shibboleth
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.95%) Pacemaker
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) VMware
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) Citrix
5 3 (3.95%) NetApp
6 2 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
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