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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 101 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 33 49 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.58% 2.17% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.24% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 27
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2013 2187 2011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.45% 96.86% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1761 1674
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -12 30 £42,500 +10.38% 11
Peterborough +8 2 - -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (63.89%) VMware
2 40 (55.56%) Linux
2 40 (55.56%) Windows
3 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
5 19 (26.39%) Puppet
5 19 (26.39%) Firewall
5 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (20.83%) DevOps
8 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (18.06%) Web Development
9 13 (18.06%) Middleware
9 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
9 13 (18.06%) IIS
9 13 (18.06%) Unix
9 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
10 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (16.67%) DNS
10 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 11 (15.28%) VPN
11 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (15.28%) MCSE
11 11 (15.28%) Network Security
12 10 (13.89%) Cisco
12 10 (13.89%) Citrix
13 8 (11.11%) PowerShell

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (18.06%) IIS
2 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) Firewall
2 12 (16.67%) DNS
2 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.28%) Network Security
3 11 (15.28%) VPN
4 6 (8.33%) HTTP
4 6 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 6 (8.33%) SAN
4 6 (8.33%) SSL
5 5 (6.94%) DHCP
5 5 (6.94%) SMTP
6 4 (5.56%) LAN
6 4 (5.56%) LDAP
7 2 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.78%) FTP
7 2 (2.78%) NAS
7 2 (2.78%) WAN
7 2 (2.78%) Wireless
8 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) MySQL
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.94%) Physics
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Life Science
4 2 (2.78%) e-Health
4 2 (2.78%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Biology
5 1 (1.39%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (55.56%) Linux
1 40 (55.56%) Windows
2 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.06%) Unix
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.72%) CentOS
7 7 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.78%) HPUX
8 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Solaris
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) DevOps
2 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
2 13 (18.06%) Web Development
3 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.94%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) Network Design
4 5 (6.94%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (6.94%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.17%) CRM
6 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) MCSE
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.94%) HNC
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.11%) NFS
3 8 (11.11%) vSphere
4 7 (9.72%) XenApp
5 5 (6.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (6.94%) XenServer
6 3 (4.17%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.39%) Docker
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.39%) Samba
7 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) Puppet
2 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.11%) SCCM
4 3 (4.17%) Nagios
4 3 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) VMware
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
3 10 (13.89%) Citrix
4 7 (9.72%) HP
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.56%) 3PAR
6 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 3 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (2.78%) EMC
8 2 (2.78%) Isilon
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 2 (2.78%) Teradata
8 2 (2.78%) Veeam
9 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Darktrace
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago