The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 78 99 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 52 29 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.31% 1.38% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.43% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 73
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Systems Administrator
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2139 2029 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.07% 96.25% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1680 2159
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Systems Administrator Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Administrator across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Systems Administrator Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 44 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Peterborough +3 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 73 (66.36%) Linux
2 45 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 44 (40.00%) Windows
4 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
5 35 (31.82%) Python
6 34 (30.91%) SQL
7 31 (28.18%) Perl
8 30 (27.27%) DNS
9 27 (24.55%) UNIX
9 27 (24.55%) Firewall
10 25 (22.73%) DHCP
11 24 (21.82%) Red Hat
12 23 (20.91%) Degree
13 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 20 (18.18%) CentOS
15 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
15 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
15 18 (16.36%) VMware
16 17 (15.45%) Oracle
17 15 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
18 14 (12.73%) SCOM
18 14 (12.73%) Citrix
19 13 (11.82%) HP
19 13 (11.82%) Puppet
19 13 (11.82%) Oracle Database
20 12 (10.91%) Network Security
20 12 (10.91%) LAN
20 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
20 12 (10.91%) WAN

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 18 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.09%) Apache
4 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.64%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.73%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.91%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.27%) DNS
2 27 (24.55%) Firewall
3 25 (22.73%) DHCP
4 12 (10.91%) LAN
4 12 (10.91%) WAN
4 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.91%) Network Security
5 11 (10.00%) SAN
6 9 (8.18%) Internet
6 9 (8.18%) NAS
7 6 (5.45%) FTP
8 5 (4.55%) HTTP
9 4 (3.64%) SMTP
9 4 (3.64%) SNMP
9 4 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.64%) InfiniBand
9 4 (3.64%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.64%) VLAN
9 4 (3.64%) Wireless
10 3 (2.73%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.00%) Big Data
4 7 (6.36%) MySQL
5 6 (5.45%) Text Mining
6 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.64%) QlikView
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.55%) Back Office
3 5 (4.55%) Electronics
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Finance
4 4 (3.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) CSS
3 2 (1.82%) LAMP
3 2 (1.82%) RESTful
3 2 (1.82%) HTML5
3 2 (1.82%) CSS3
4 1 (0.91%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Clustering
4 4 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.73%) PKI
6 2 (1.82%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.82%) Informatics
6 2 (1.82%) DTV
6 2 (1.82%) Life Science
7 1 (0.91%) Telematics
7 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) AS400
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (66.36%) Linux
2 44 (40.00%) Windows
3 27 (24.55%) UNIX
4 20 (18.18%) CentOS
5 15 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.36%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.55%) Solaris
10 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.73%) Debian
12 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.91%) HPUX
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.09%) ITIL
2 9 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (8.18%) DevOps
3 8 (7.27%) Migration
3 8 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.36%) E-Commerce
4 7 (6.36%) ERP
5 6 (5.45%) Analytics
6 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.64%) CRM
7 4 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.73%) Information Management
8 3 (2.73%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (1.82%) Performance Testing
9 2 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.82%) Data Security
9 2 (1.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) Python
2 34 (30.91%) SQL
3 31 (28.18%) Perl
4 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 11 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.18%) C#
7 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.36%) Bourne shell
9 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.64%) PHP
11 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.82%) Java
12 2 (1.82%) R
13 1 (0.91%) Korn
13 1 (0.91%) C
13 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) RHCE
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.64%) Postgraduate
4 4 (3.64%) MCSA
5 3 (2.73%) OCP
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MCSE
6 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.91%) MCTS
7 1 (0.91%) MCITP
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 45 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.55%) NFS
4 4 (3.64%) Sendmail
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.73%) vSphere
6 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.91%) XenApp
7 1 (0.91%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) SCOM
2 13 (11.82%) Puppet
3 11 (10.00%) SCCM
4 6 (5.45%) Ansible
4 6 (5.45%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (3.64%) CFEngine
6 4 (3.64%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.73%) Munin
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (37.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.82%) Red Hat
3 18 (16.36%) VMware
4 17 (15.45%) Oracle
5 14 (12.73%) Citrix
6 13 (11.82%) HP
7 9 (8.18%) SAP
8 8 (7.27%) EMC
9 7 (6.36%) Cisco
9 7 (6.36%) Dell
10 6 (5.45%) Symantec
11 4 (3.64%) Epicor
11 4 (3.64%) IBM
11 4 (3.64%) Mitel
11 4 (3.64%) Isilon
11 4 (3.64%) Vertica
12 3 (2.73%) Google
13 2 (1.82%) Sun
13 2 (1.82%) NetApp
13 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
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