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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 64 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 39 35 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.29% 2.48% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.56% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 51
Median salary £36,736 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.56% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £32,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
1157 1369 1670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.64% 96.82% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1146 1360
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,000
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 23 July 2016.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 38 (44.71%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
4 20 (23.53%) Firewall
4 20 (23.53%) Finance
4 20 (23.53%) VMware
5 18 (21.18%) Unix
6 17 (20.00%) SQL
6 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 15 (17.65%) Python
7 15 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 15 (17.65%) Degree
7 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (16.47%) Network Security
8 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
9 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
9 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (14.12%) Data Management
10 12 (14.12%) Mathematics
10 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
11 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.94%) QlikView
11 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (12.94%) MCSE
11 11 (12.94%) VBA
12 10 (11.76%) Perl
12 10 (11.76%) Internet
12 10 (11.76%) Telecoms

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 8 (9.41%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) Apache
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
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 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) Firewall
2 14 (16.47%) Network Security
3 10 (11.76%) Internet
4 8 (9.41%) SAN
5 6 (7.06%) LAN
5 6 (7.06%) WAN
6 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.88%) VPN
7 4 (4.71%) HTTPS
7 4 (4.71%) SSL
8 3 (3.53%) IMAP
8 3 (3.53%) LDAP
8 3 (3.53%) SMTP
9 2 (2.35%) FTP
9 2 (2.35%) NAS
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
10 1 (1.18%) DHCP
10 1 (1.18%) DNS
10 1 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) QlikView
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.41%) Big Data
4 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
General
1 20 (23.53%) 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 15 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.12%) Mathematics
3 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.76%) Physics
5 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.06%) iPad
7 5 (5.88%) Biology
8 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.35%) Life Science
10 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 18 (21.18%) Unix
4 17 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.06%) CentOS
7 6 (7.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.71%) Debian
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.53%) VMS
11 2 (2.35%) HPUX
11 2 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
2 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (14.12%) Data Management
3 9 (10.59%) ITIL
4 7 (8.24%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (7.06%) DevOps
6 5 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.71%) Open Source
7 4 (4.71%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.53%) Machine Learning
8 3 (3.53%) Prototyping
8 3 (3.53%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (3.53%) SDLC
8 3 (3.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 15 (17.65%) Python
3 11 (12.94%) VBA
4 10 (11.76%) Perl
5 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
6 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.53%) C
7 3 (3.53%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) Java
7 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.94%) MCSE
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%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.06%) Shibboleth
3 6 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (5.88%) NFS
5 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.53%) Corosync
6 3 (3.53%) Postfix
6 3 (3.53%) Samba
6 3 (3.53%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.35%) Docker
7 2 (2.35%) GPFS
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Puppet
2 5 (5.88%) Ganglia
2 5 (5.88%) Nagios
3 3 (3.53%) Ansible
3 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) Pacemaker
4 2 (2.35%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.53%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle
5 6 (7.06%) Cisco
6 5 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (3.53%) Citrix
8 2 (2.35%) HP
8 2 (2.35%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) BT
9 1 (1.18%) Google
9 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
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