The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 77 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 29 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.09% 3.80% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 4.01% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 56 53
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
1309 1720 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 94.66% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1339 1309
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 September 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 52 (71.23%) Linux
2 32 (43.84%) Windows
3 30 (41.10%) VMware
4 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (31.51%) Firewall
5 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.14%) DNS
6 22 (30.14%) Python
7 21 (28.77%) UNIX
8 20 (27.40%) Perl
9 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
11 17 (23.29%) Bash Shell
12 15 (20.55%) Web Services
12 15 (20.55%) Apache
13 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
13 14 (19.18%) CentOS
14 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (17.81%) SQL
15 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.44%) DevOps
16 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (15.07%) SAN
16 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
17 10 (13.70%) Cisco
17 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
17 10 (13.70%) MySQL
17 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
17 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (13.70%) Ubuntu

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Systems Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.55%) Apache
2 10 (13.70%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.85%) IIS
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.37%) Zope
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) SaaS
3 4 (5.48%) Office 365
3 4 (5.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Firewall
2 22 (30.14%) DNS
3 11 (15.07%) SAN
4 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
5 9 (12.33%) DHCP
6 8 (10.96%) HTTP
7 6 (8.22%) VPN
7 6 (8.22%) LDAP
8 5 (6.85%) SSL
8 5 (6.85%) NAS
9 4 (5.48%) SSH
10 3 (4.11%) LAN
10 3 (4.11%) SMTP
11 2 (2.74%) FTP
11 2 (2.74%) VLAN
12 1 (1.37%) Internet
12 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.85%) Marketing
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Chemistry
3 2 (2.74%) Life Science
3 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) e-Health
3 2 (2.74%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (71.23%) Linux
2 32 (43.84%) Windows
3 21 (28.77%) UNIX
4 14 (19.18%) CentOS
5 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.70%) Ubuntu
7 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.96%) Debian
8 8 (10.96%) Solaris
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) DevOps
2 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.59%) CRM
5 6 (8.22%) ITIL
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.85%) SDLC
6 5 (6.85%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.11%) Project Management
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.74%) Open Source
9 2 (2.74%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.74%) Kanban
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) Python
2 20 (27.40%) Perl
3 17 (23.29%) Bash Shell
4 13 (17.81%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) PHP
5 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby
7 2 (2.74%) Java
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) CCNA
2 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) MCSE
4 2 (2.74%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) RHCE
5 1 (1.37%) LPIC
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.37%) MCITP
System Software
1 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.96%) vSphere
4 5 (6.85%) NFS
5 4 (5.48%) Dovecot
6 3 (4.11%) Postfix
7 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.74%) qmail
8 1 (1.37%) Xen
8 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.37%) KVM
8 1 (1.37%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
2 4 (5.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) VMware
2 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco
5 6 (8.22%) Rackspace
6 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.85%) Juniper
7 4 (5.48%) NetApp
7 4 (5.48%) Google
8 3 (4.11%) Veeam
9 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 1 (1.37%) Citrix
10 1 (1.37%) HP
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle
10 1 (1.37%) SAP
10 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.37%) Foundry
10 1 (1.37%) Brocade
10 1 (1.37%) Nimble Storage
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