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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 102 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 30 79 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.42% 3.19% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 3.34% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 59
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £34,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
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
1986 2362 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 95.40% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1713 1873 1826
Average salary £43,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 -20 29 £40,000 -8.04% 9
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 53 (67.95%) Linux
2 34 (43.59%) Windows
3 33 (42.31%) VMware
4 24 (30.77%) Firewall
4 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (29.49%) Python
5 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.21%) DNS
7 21 (26.92%) UNIX
7 21 (26.92%) Perl
8 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
8 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 16 (20.51%) Web Services
10 16 (20.51%) Apache
11 14 (17.95%) SQL
11 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
11 14 (17.95%) CentOS
12 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 12 (15.38%) DevOps
14 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (14.10%) MySQL
14 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
15 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
15 10 (12.82%) SAN
15 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
16 9 (11.54%) Cisco

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 16 (20.51%) Apache
2 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.28%) Zope
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) Lync
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) SaaS
2 5 (6.41%) Office 365
3 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.77%) Firewall
2 22 (28.21%) DNS
3 10 (12.82%) SAN
3 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.54%) DHCP
5 8 (10.26%) HTTP
6 6 (7.69%) VPN
6 6 (7.69%) LDAP
7 5 (6.41%) SSL
7 5 (6.41%) NAS
8 4 (5.13%) SSH
9 3 (3.85%) LAN
9 3 (3.85%) SMTP
10 2 (2.56%) FTP
10 2 (2.56%) VLAN
11 1 (1.28%) Wireless
11 1 (1.28%) Internet
11 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.41%) Marketing
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Life Science
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
3 2 (2.56%) e-Health
3 2 (2.56%) Statistics
3 2 (2.56%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.28%) DTV
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.95%) Linux
2 34 (43.59%) Windows
3 21 (26.92%) UNIX
4 14 (17.95%) CentOS
5 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.82%) Ubuntu
8 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.26%) Debian
8 8 (10.26%) Solaris
9 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) DevOps
2 11 (14.10%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.97%) CRM
4 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.69%) ITIL
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.41%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (6.41%) SDLC
7 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.85%) Project Management
7 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.56%) Scrum
8 2 (2.56%) Open Source
8 2 (2.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) Python
2 21 (26.92%) Perl
3 18 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 14 (17.95%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) PHP
5 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) CCNA
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) RHCE
5 1 (1.28%) LPIC
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
System Software
1 24 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.26%) vSphere
4 5 (6.41%) NFS
5 4 (5.13%) Dovecot
6 3 (3.85%) Postfix
6 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.56%) qmail
8 1 (1.28%) Xen
8 1 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.28%) KVM
8 1 (1.28%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
1 6 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.28%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) VMware
2 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
4 9 (11.54%) Cisco
5 6 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.41%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) Google
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 4 (5.13%) NetApp
8 3 (3.85%) Veeam
9 2 (2.56%) EMC
9 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.28%) HP
10 1 (1.28%) IBM
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.28%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.28%) Foundry
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