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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 89 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 11 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 2.29% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 2.36% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 33
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £26,320
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
1041 1396 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.65% 96.68% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 880 1187 1347
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 20 (44.44%) Windows
4 18 (40.00%) Python
5 16 (35.56%) Finance
5 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
6 15 (33.33%) Puppet
6 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (33.33%) Perl
7 13 (28.89%) MySQL
7 13 (28.89%) LDAP
7 13 (28.89%) Firewall
7 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
7 13 (28.89%) Degree
8 12 (26.67%) CentOS
8 12 (26.67%) NFS
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (22.22%) Ansible
10 10 (22.22%) Apache
10 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (22.22%) Data Management
10 10 (22.22%) Samba
11 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (20.00%) Ruby
11 9 (20.00%) QlikView
11 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
11 9 (20.00%) SAN

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 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) nginx
3 6 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 2 (4.44%) Drupal
6 2 (4.44%) WordPress
7 1 (2.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.56%) Office 365
4 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.22%) Force.com
5 1 (2.22%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) PaaS
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
1 13 (28.89%) LDAP
2 9 (20.00%) SAN
3 7 (15.56%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (13.33%) SMTP
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) VLAN
5 5 (11.11%) SSL
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) WPA
6 3 (6.67%) IMAP
6 3 (6.67%) IPsec
6 3 (6.67%) LAN
6 3 (6.67%) Network Security
6 3 (6.67%) SNMP
7 2 (4.44%) FTP
7 2 (4.44%) ISDN
7 2 (4.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MySQL
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.00%) QlikView
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.33%) Big Data
5 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
1 7 (15.56%) Subversion
2 5 (11.11%) Buildbot
2 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) JSON
1 7 (15.56%) LAMP
1 7 (15.56%) LEMP Stack
1 7 (15.56%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) ELK Stack
2 4 (8.89%) REST
2 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (6.67%) SAML
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.44%) OpenVZ
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) Mason
5 1 (2.22%) Visualforce
5 1 (2.22%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Biology
3 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.44%) Informatics
6 2 (4.44%) Physics
7 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) Windows
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.67%) CentOS
5 9 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Unix
8 4 (8.89%) Debian
8 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
9 3 (6.67%) VMS
9 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Data Management
2 9 (20.00%) DevOps
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Bioinformatics
4 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Open Source
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.67%) High Availability
8 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 3 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Python
2 15 (33.33%) Perl
3 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (20.00%) Ruby
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) VBA
4 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MOS
4 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.67%) NFS
3 10 (22.22%) Samba
4 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
5 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.67%) Postfix
5 3 (6.67%) Sendmail
5 3 (6.67%) Shibboleth
6 2 (4.44%) Docker
6 2 (4.44%) GPFS
6 2 (4.44%) iptables
6 2 (4.44%) PanFS
6 2 (4.44%) pfSense
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Puppet
2 10 (22.22%) Ansible
2 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.11%) Ganglia
3 5 (11.11%) Nagios
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (8.89%) Kibana
4 4 (8.89%) logstash
5 3 (6.67%) Salt
6 2 (4.44%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) NetApp
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Atlassian
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.89%) Sun
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) BT
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) Sage
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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