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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 85 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 52 42 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.05% 1.94% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.01% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 82
Average salary £38,000 £30,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.61% -18.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,925 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
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
2412 2090 2667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.07% 96.54% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1937 1675 2286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +6 40 £37,500 +20.96% 5
Peterborough - 2 £30,000 -
St Neots - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 90 (74.38%) Linux
2 47 (38.84%) Windows
3 46 (38.02%) Active Directory
4 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
5 41 (33.88%) SQL
6 40 (33.06%) Red Hat
7 38 (31.40%) Perl
7 38 (31.40%) Python
8 33 (27.27%) DNS
9 32 (26.45%) Firewall
10 31 (25.62%) DHCP
10 31 (25.62%) UNIX
10 31 (25.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (23.14%) VMware
12 26 (21.49%) Degree
13 25 (20.66%) CentOS
14 23 (19.01%) Oracle
15 20 (16.53%) Oracle Database
16 18 (14.88%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
17 17 (14.05%) ITIL
18 16 (13.22%) Apache
18 16 (13.22%) EMC
18 16 (13.22%) Performance Tuning
18 16 (13.22%) Puppet
19 15 (12.40%) Bash Shell
19 15 (12.40%) HP
19 15 (12.40%) SAP
19 15 (12.40%) T-SQL
19 15 (12.40%) RHCE

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 16 (13.22%) Apache
2 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) iPlanet
4 4 (3.31%) IIS
4 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.83%) Site Server
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) DNS
2 32 (26.45%) Firewall
3 31 (25.62%) DHCP
4 14 (11.57%) WAN
5 13 (10.74%) LAN
5 13 (10.74%) Network Security
6 12 (9.92%) SAN
7 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.44%) NAS
9 7 (5.79%) VLAN
9 7 (5.79%) Internet
10 5 (4.13%) FTP
11 4 (3.31%) SMTP
11 4 (3.31%) SNMP
11 4 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.31%) InfiniBand
11 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.31%) Wireless
12 3 (2.48%) MRTG
12 3 (2.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) Oracle Database
2 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.74%) Big Data
4 8 (6.61%) Text Mining
4 8 (6.61%) MySQL
5 4 (3.31%) QlikView
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) JIRA
1 5 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (14.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.96%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.31%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Web Services
2 3 (2.48%) HTML
2 3 (2.48%) CSS
3 2 (1.65%) LAMP
3 2 (1.65%) RESTful
3 2 (1.65%) HTML5
3 2 (1.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.26%) PKI
4 6 (4.96%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.13%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.31%) Informatics
6 4 (3.31%) Clustering
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.48%) Life Science
8 2 (1.65%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.65%) DTV
9 1 (0.83%) Statistics
9 1 (0.83%) AS400
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) HACMP
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.83%) HP Superdome
9 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 90 (74.38%) Linux
2 47 (38.84%) Windows
3 31 (25.62%) UNIX
3 31 (25.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (20.66%) CentOS
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.79%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.13%) Solaris
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.48%) Debian
8 3 (2.48%) HPUX
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) AIX
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.05%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (12.40%) Migration
4 13 (10.74%) ERP
5 12 (9.92%) DevOps
6 11 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.79%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.79%) Analytics
10 4 (3.31%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.48%) Information Management
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.48%) CRM
12 2 (1.65%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.65%) Data Security
12 2 (1.65%) Business Continuity
12 2 (1.65%) Programme Management
12 2 (1.65%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (1.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.88%) SQL
2 38 (31.40%) Perl
2 38 (31.40%) Python
3 15 (12.40%) Bash Shell
3 15 (12.40%) T-SQL
4 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
5 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.44%) Bourne shell
5 9 (7.44%) C#
6 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.48%) PHP
7 2 (1.65%) Java
7 2 (1.65%) R
8 1 (0.83%) Korn
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Degree
2 15 (12.40%) RHCE
3 10 (8.26%) OCP
3 10 (8.26%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (4.96%) Postgraduate
5 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.31%) MCSA
7 2 (1.65%) MCSE
7 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) MCITP
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 46 (38.02%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 11 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (9.09%) vSphere
3 7 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.13%) NFS
5 4 (3.31%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.83%) Samba
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) Puppet
2 12 (9.92%) SCOM
3 11 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (7.44%) SCCM
5 8 (6.61%) Ansible
6 4 (3.31%) CFEngine
6 4 (3.31%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.48%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.48%) Munin
8 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.06%) Red Hat
3 28 (23.14%) VMware
4 23 (19.01%) Oracle
5 16 (13.22%) EMC
6 15 (12.40%) SAP
6 15 (12.40%) HP
7 10 (8.26%) Citrix
8 8 (6.61%) Dell
9 7 (5.79%) Cisco
10 5 (4.13%) IBM
10 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
11 4 (3.31%) Isilon
11 4 (3.31%) Vertica
11 4 (3.31%) Mitel
11 4 (3.31%) Epicor
12 3 (2.48%) Sun
12 3 (2.48%) Google
13 2 (1.65%) NetApp
13 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: Yesterday
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