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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 115 114 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.13% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +8.39%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
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
1460 1607 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.87% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1279 1204
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) HNC
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 5 (50.00%) XenServer
3 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) DNS

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) HNC
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago