The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Rank 86 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 46 44 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.50% 2.02% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.07% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 53
Median salary £36,736 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.56% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,200 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
1780 2126 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.74% 97.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1761 1914
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Systems Administrator in the job title.

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 25 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 39 £32,500 -23.52% 9
Huntingdon -6 4 £40,500 +28.57%
Peterborough -3 1 £42,500 +12.58%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Systems Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 35 (36.08%) Windows
1 35 (36.08%) Linux
2 34 (35.05%) Firewall
3 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
4 24 (24.74%) Windows Server
5 22 (22.68%) SQL
6 21 (21.65%) VMware
7 20 (20.62%) Finance
7 20 (20.62%) Unix
7 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
8 19 (19.59%) Network Security
9 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
9 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (15.46%) MCSE
12 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
12 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (12.37%) Hyper-V
13 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.37%) IIS
13 12 (12.37%) TCP/IP
14 11 (11.34%) .NET
14 11 (11.34%) Physics
14 11 (11.34%) iSCSI
15 10 (10.31%) Degree
15 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
15 10 (10.31%) Python
15 10 (10.31%) Internet

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.37%) IIS
2 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) Confluence
5 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.05%) Firewall
2 19 (19.59%) Network Security
3 12 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.34%) iSCSI
5 10 (10.31%) Internet
6 9 (9.28%) SAN
6 9 (9.28%) VPN
7 8 (8.25%) HTTPS
7 8 (8.25%) SSL
8 7 (7.22%) LAN
9 6 (6.19%) NAS
9 6 (6.19%) WAN
10 2 (2.06%) DHCP
10 2 (2.06%) DNS
10 2 (2.06%) VoIP
11 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.03%) FTP
11 1 (1.03%) WebEx
11 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.25%) QlikView
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.09%) Big Data
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.06%) Back Office
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
2 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
2 8 (8.25%) XML
3 4 (4.12%) Web Services
4 3 (3.09%) JMS
4 3 (3.09%) SAML
5 2 (2.06%) LAMP
6 1 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
2 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.34%) Physics
4 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.25%) Clustering
5 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
6 6 (6.19%) iPad
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.09%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Linux
1 35 (36.08%) Windows
2 24 (24.74%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.62%) Unix
4 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.22%) CentOS
7 6 (6.19%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.12%) Debian
9 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.06%) HPUX
11 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.03%) VMS
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Service Delivery
2 10 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (8.25%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (8.25%) Data Management
3 8 (8.25%) Data Protection
3 8 (8.25%) ITIL
3 8 (8.25%) Performance Testing
3 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.22%) Machine Learning
5 6 (6.19%) DevOps
5 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
5 6 (6.19%) Network Design
6 5 (5.15%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.12%) Migration
7 4 (4.12%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (4.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.09%) SDLC
8 3 (3.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) Python
3 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.25%) VBA
4 5 (5.15%) Perl
5 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.12%) PHP
6 3 (3.09%) C
6 3 (3.09%) C#
6 3 (3.09%) Java
6 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.46%) MCSE
3 10 (10.31%) Degree
4 7 (7.22%) CCNA
4 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) MCP
6 2 (2.06%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (20.62%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (6.19%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.09%) Corosync
6 3 (3.09%) Shibboleth
7 2 (2.06%) vSphere
8 1 (1.03%) Docker
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) SCCM
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (8.25%) SCDPM
2 8 (8.25%) SCOM
3 5 (5.15%) Puppet
4 3 (3.09%) Ansible
4 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.09%) Pacemaker
5 2 (2.06%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.65%) VMware
3 6 (6.19%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) NetApp
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
6 3 (3.09%) Becrypt
6 3 (3.09%) Citrix
6 3 (3.09%) ESRI
6 3 (3.09%) HP
7 1 (1.03%) BT
7 1 (1.03%) EMC
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) Isilon
7 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
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