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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows System Administrator
Rank 103 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Windows Systems Administrator 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £38,500 £55,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
1318 1715 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.62% 94.49% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1334 1294
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Debian
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) MCP
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

Windows Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco