The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 102 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.98%
Windows 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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Windows Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Systems Administrator across the Cambridge region.

Windows Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Windows 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 Windows Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Debian
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Windows 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 Windows Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Debian
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago