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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 102 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 69 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.41% 2.79% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.94% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 70
Average salary £41,250 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
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
2024 2349 2247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.85% 95.14% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1697 1885 1940
Average salary £42,750 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -12 29 £42,500 -2.29% 10
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 61 (73.49%) Linux
2 34 (40.96%) Windows
3 29 (34.94%) VMware
4 28 (33.73%) Python
5 27 (32.53%) UNIX
6 26 (31.33%) Firewall
7 24 (28.92%) Perl
8 23 (27.71%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (26.51%) DNS
10 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
10 21 (25.30%) Apache
10 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
11 19 (22.89%) Web Services
11 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
11 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (19.28%) CentOS
13 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
13 15 (18.07%) Red Hat
14 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
15 13 (15.66%) MySQL
15 13 (15.66%) SQL
15 13 (15.66%) DHCP
16 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
16 12 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (13.25%) DevOps
17 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
18 10 (12.05%) Ubuntu
18 10 (12.05%) Degree

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (25.30%) Apache
2 12 (14.46%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.20%) Lync
7 1 (1.20%) Zope
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) SaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) Firewall
2 22 (26.51%) DNS
3 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
4 13 (15.66%) DHCP
5 9 (10.84%) SAN
6 8 (9.64%) NAS
7 6 (7.23%) LDAP
8 5 (6.02%) VPN
8 5 (6.02%) HTTP
8 5 (6.02%) SSL
9 3 (3.61%) SSH
9 3 (3.61%) SMTP
10 2 (2.41%) Wireless
10 2 (2.41%) SNMP
10 2 (2.41%) FTP
11 1 (1.20%) LAN
11 1 (1.20%) VLAN
11 1 (1.20%) Network Security
11 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (6.02%) Marketing
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.41%) Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.20%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) DTV
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (73.49%) Linux
2 34 (40.96%) Windows
3 27 (32.53%) UNIX
4 16 (19.28%) CentOS
5 12 (14.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (12.05%) Ubuntu
8 9 (10.84%) Debian
8 9 (10.84%) Solaris
9 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
1 11 (13.25%) DevOps
2 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.02%) ITIL
4 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.02%) CRM
4 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (6.02%) SDLC
5 4 (4.82%) Biostatistics
5 4 (4.82%) Scrum
6 3 (3.61%) Migration
6 3 (3.61%) Project Management
6 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.41%) Open Source
7 2 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.20%) Kanban
8 1 (1.20%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Python
2 24 (28.92%) Perl
3 21 (25.30%) Bash Shell
4 13 (15.66%) SQL
5 9 (10.84%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) MCSE
2 3 (3.61%) CCNA
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.20%) MCP
4 1 (1.20%) MCSA
4 1 (1.20%) RHCE
4 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.20%) LPIC
4 1 (1.20%) MCTS
4 1 (1.20%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) vSphere
4 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.61%) Postfix
5 2 (2.41%) qmail
6 1 (1.20%) Xen
6 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.20%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.20%) KVM
6 1 (1.20%) iptables
6 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
2 6 (7.23%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.41%) Ansible
3 2 (2.41%) Salt
3 2 (2.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) VMware
2 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.64%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) Rackspace
5 7 (8.43%) NetApp
6 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.02%) Juniper
6 5 (6.02%) Google
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle
7 4 (4.82%) Citrix
8 2 (2.41%) EMC
8 2 (2.41%) Veeam
9 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.20%) Foundry
9 1 (1.20%) Brocade
9 1 (1.20%) CommVault
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: c£30k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Excellent salary plus a flexible benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
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