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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Administrator
Rank 67 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 80 80 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.17% 3.52% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.75% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 72
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
2399 2133 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.05% 93.88% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1833 2459
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 69 £43,500 -1.13% 10
Peterborough +6 2 £28,750 -36.11% 1
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 109 (81.34%) Linux
2 62 (46.27%) UNIX
3 61 (45.52%) Perl
4 60 (44.78%) Red Hat
5 45 (33.58%) Python
6 44 (32.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (31.34%) Windows
8 39 (29.10%) CentOS
9 35 (26.12%) ITIL
9 35 (26.12%) Firewall
9 35 (26.12%) VMware
10 34 (25.37%) SQL
11 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
12 32 (23.88%) Degree
13 30 (22.39%) Active Directory
14 27 (20.15%) E-Commerce
15 25 (18.66%) DNS
16 24 (17.91%) VLAN
17 23 (17.16%) Bash Shell
17 23 (17.16%) DHCP
18 22 (16.42%) Shell Script
18 22 (16.42%) Bourne shell
19 21 (15.67%) Oracle
20 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
21 19 (14.18%) Apache
22 18 (13.43%) SAP
22 18 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
23 17 (12.69%) ERP
24 16 (11.94%) Migration
24 16 (11.94%) T-SQL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (14.18%) Apache
2 15 (11.19%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.73%) IIS
5 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.75%) Lync
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.75%) iPlanet
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.12%) Firewall
2 25 (18.66%) DNS
3 24 (17.91%) VLAN
4 23 (17.16%) DHCP
5 12 (8.96%) SAN
5 12 (8.96%) LAN
5 12 (8.96%) WAN
6 10 (7.46%) VoIP
6 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.99%) LDAP
8 4 (2.99%) VPN
9 3 (2.24%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (2.24%) NAS
9 3 (2.24%) LTE
10 2 (1.49%) Network Security
11 1 (0.75%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.75%) IPv4
11 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.22%) MySQL
5 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.73%) Big Data
7 3 (2.24%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (11.94%) JIRA
1 16 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (9.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.73%) Finance
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Electronics
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) PKI
2 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.48%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (4.48%) Informatics
4 5 (3.73%) Statistics
5 2 (1.49%) DTV
5 2 (1.49%) Firmware
5 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.75%) HP Superdome
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) HACMP
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 109 (81.34%) Linux
2 62 (46.27%) UNIX
3 44 (32.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (31.34%) Windows
5 39 (29.10%) CentOS
6 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.96%) Ubuntu
8 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (8.21%) Debian
9 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.24%) HPUX
11 2 (1.49%) Solaris
11 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) ITIL
2 27 (20.15%) E-Commerce
3 18 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (12.69%) ERP
5 16 (11.94%) Migration
6 15 (11.19%) DevOps
7 12 (8.96%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.48%) Data Protection
9 6 (4.48%) Network Design
9 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (3.73%) Memory Management
10 5 (3.73%) OOD
10 5 (3.73%) OO
10 5 (3.73%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.73%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (2.24%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.24%) Load Balancing
12 2 (1.49%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.52%) Perl
2 45 (33.58%) Python
3 34 (25.37%) SQL
4 23 (17.16%) Bash Shell
5 22 (16.42%) Shell Script
5 22 (16.42%) Bourne shell
6 16 (11.94%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.97%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.24%) Java
8 3 (2.24%) C#
9 2 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (23.88%) Degree
2 16 (11.94%) RHCE
3 12 (8.96%) OCP
3 12 (8.96%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (5.22%) MCSA
4 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.48%) CCNA
6 2 (1.49%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 30 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.19%) VMware ESX
3 14 (10.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (9.70%) vSphere
5 10 (7.46%) Hyper-V
6 9 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.24%) NFS
8 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.75%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.75%) XenApp
8 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) Puppet
2 14 (10.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (10.45%) SCOM
2 14 (10.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (8.96%) SCCM
4 5 (3.73%) Ansible
5 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.24%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.24%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.75%) Munin
7 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 60 (44.78%) Red Hat
2 35 (26.12%) VMware
3 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.67%) Oracle
5 18 (13.43%) SAP
6 16 (11.94%) Atlassian
7 14 (10.45%) EMC
8 13 (9.70%) HP
9 7 (5.22%) Citrix
10 6 (4.48%) Cisco
10 6 (4.48%) Veeam
11 5 (3.73%) NetApp
12 4 (2.99%) Dell
13 2 (1.49%) Symantec
13 2 (1.49%) IBM
13 2 (1.49%) ProCurve
14 1 (0.75%) Vertica
14 1 (0.75%) Isilon
14 1 (0.75%) Sun
14 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
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