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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 94 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 14 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.22% 2.07% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.12% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 30
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 £26,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £52,500 £47,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
1115 1413 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.79% 97.38% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1114 1229
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 2017.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 16 (64.00%) VMware
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (48.00%) Apache
7 11 (44.00%) Python
7 11 (44.00%) LDAP
7 11 (44.00%) Perl
7 11 (44.00%) MySQL
7 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (44.00%) CentOS
7 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (36.00%) Puppet
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) DNS
8 9 (36.00%) Ansible
8 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (32.00%) DHCP
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (32.00%) SAN
9 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (32.00%) VLAN
10 7 (28.00%) Ruby
10 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
10 7 (28.00%) JSON
10 7 (28.00%) JIRA

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 (48.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) nginx
3 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (20.00%) IIS
4 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (8.00%) Drupal
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.00%) WordPress
6 1 (4.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (28.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) Force.com
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) LDAP
2 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (36.00%) DNS
4 8 (32.00%) DHCP
4 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 8 (32.00%) VLAN
4 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (28.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.00%) IPsec
6 5 (20.00%) SSL
6 5 (20.00%) WPA
7 4 (16.00%) ISDN
7 4 (16.00%) SMTP
7 4 (16.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) QlikView
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Buildbot
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) JSON
1 7 (28.00%) LAMP
1 7 (28.00%) LEMP Stack
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) ELK Stack
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (12.00%) SAML
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Flex
4 2 (8.00%) WSH
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) Mason
5 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (16.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) Informatics
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (44.00%) CentOS
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (24.00%) Unix
8 4 (16.00%) Debian
8 4 (16.00%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) High Availability
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) DNA
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Perl
1 11 (44.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (28.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCDST
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) NFS
2 7 (28.00%) Samba
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) iptables
4 4 (16.00%) pfSense
4 4 (16.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Ansible
1 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (36.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (16.00%) Kibana
3 4 (16.00%) logstash
3 4 (16.00%) Salt
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Sun
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Sage
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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