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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 77 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 57 51 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.73% 2.43% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.47% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,750 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2021 2066 2441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.65% 98.38% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1709 2035
Average salary £43,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +4 49 £37,500 -6.25%
Huntingdon - 8 £40,500 -
Peterborough -1 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 39 (42.86%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Linux
3 34 (37.36%) Firewall
4 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 27 (29.67%) Windows Server
6 25 (27.47%) VMware
7 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 20 (21.98%) Unix
8 20 (21.98%) Network Security
8 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (19.78%) Service Delivery
10 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (16.48%) MCSE
12 14 (15.38%) SQL
12 14 (15.38%) Hyper-V
13 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (14.29%) SCCM
13 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
14 12 (13.19%) Physics
15 11 (12.09%) SCOM
15 11 (12.09%) Finance
15 11 (12.09%) IIS
15 11 (12.09%) Internet
16 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
16 10 (10.99%) VPN
16 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
16 10 (10.99%) Cybersecurity

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (12.09%) IIS
2 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (37.36%) Firewall
2 20 (21.98%) Network Security
3 11 (12.09%) Internet
4 10 (10.99%) VPN
5 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.79%) HTTPS
6 8 (8.79%) iSCSI
6 8 (8.79%) SSL
7 7 (7.69%) SAN
8 6 (6.59%) LAN
9 5 (5.49%) WAN
10 4 (4.40%) DNS
11 3 (3.30%) DHCP
11 3 (3.30%) VoIP
12 1 (1.10%) FTP
12 1 (1.10%) HTTP
12 1 (1.10%) LDAP
12 1 (1.10%) SMTP
12 1 (1.10%) Wireless
12 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
2 8 (8.79%) XML
3 6 (6.59%) Middleware
4 2 (2.20%) LAMP
4 2 (2.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.10%) JMS
5 1 (1.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.19%) Mathematics
2 12 (13.19%) Physics
3 8 (8.79%) Clustering
4 6 (6.59%) iPad
5 3 (3.30%) Life Science
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.10%) Biology
7 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.86%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Linux
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server
4 20 (21.98%) Unix
4 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.40%) CentOS
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.20%) HPUX
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.10%) Debian
10 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.10%) VMS
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) Service Delivery
2 10 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (9.89%) DevOps
4 8 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (8.79%) Data Protection
4 8 (8.79%) ITIL
4 8 (8.79%) Machine Learning
4 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
4 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.59%) Network Design
6 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.59%) Web Development
7 4 (4.40%) Migration
7 4 (4.40%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (3.30%) CRM
8 3 (3.30%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.40%) Perl
3 4 (4.40%) Python
4 2 (2.20%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (16.48%) MCSE
3 7 (7.69%) CCNA
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.59%) Degree
5 2 (2.20%) HNC
5 2 (2.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.10%) PhD
System Software
1 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.40%) vSphere
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.20%) XenApp
5 2 (2.20%) XenServer
6 1 (1.10%) Corosync
6 1 (1.10%) Docker
6 1 (1.10%) NFS
6 1 (1.10%) Samba
6 1 (1.10%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) SCCM
2 11 (12.09%) SCOM
3 9 (9.89%) Puppet
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (8.79%) SCDPM
5 7 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.10%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.47%) VMware
3 7 (7.69%) Citrix
4 6 (6.59%) Cisco
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle
6 3 (3.30%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) NetApp
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.10%) EMC
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Isilon
8 1 (1.10%) Rackspace