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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 85 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 48 55 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.27% 2.21% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.32% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 60
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,730 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2053 2369 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.02% 95.06% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1992 2329
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +16 45 £40,000 - 10
Peterborough -3 2 £37,500 +19.09% 1
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 66 (66.67%) Linux
2 39 (39.39%) Windows
3 34 (34.34%) Python
3 34 (34.34%) UNIX
4 28 (28.28%) DNS
5 27 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 26 (26.26%) Perl
7 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 22 (22.22%) DHCP
8 22 (22.22%) Firewall
8 22 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
10 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
10 20 (20.20%) Degree
11 18 (18.18%) CentOS
11 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
11 18 (18.18%) SQL
12 17 (17.17%) MS Exchange
13 16 (16.16%) Web Services
13 16 (16.16%) VMware
14 14 (14.14%) MySQL
14 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (13.13%) Puppet
15 13 (13.13%) SCCM
15 13 (13.13%) Network Security
16 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
17 11 (11.11%) Tomcat
18 10 (10.10%) Ubuntu
18 10 (10.10%) Internet
18 10 (10.10%) Computer Science

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.09%) Apache
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.03%) JBoss
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.02%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.01%) SaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Office 365
5 1 (1.01%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.28%) DNS
2 22 (22.22%) Firewall
2 22 (22.22%) DHCP
3 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.13%) Network Security
5 10 (10.10%) Internet
6 8 (8.08%) NAS
7 7 (7.07%) HTTP
8 6 (6.06%) FTP
8 6 (6.06%) LAN
8 6 (6.06%) WAN
8 6 (6.06%) SAN
9 5 (5.05%) SMTP
9 5 (5.05%) SNMP
9 5 (5.05%) Wireless
10 4 (4.04%) LDAP
11 3 (3.03%) VPN
11 3 (3.03%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.03%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) MySQL
3 7 (7.07%) Big Data
4 4 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.04%) QlikView
5 3 (3.03%) Text Mining
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (5.05%) Back Office
1 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.04%) Electronics
2 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.02%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) Web Services
2 3 (3.03%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) LAMP
3 2 (2.02%) RESTful
3 2 (2.02%) HTML5
3 2 (2.02%) CSS3
4 1 (1.01%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Internet of Things
2 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.04%) Informatics
3 4 (4.04%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.02%) Life Science
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) DTV
6 1 (1.01%) Telematics
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.01%) Open Source
6 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 66 (66.67%) Linux
2 39 (39.39%) Windows
3 34 (34.34%) UNIX
4 18 (18.18%) CentOS
5 10 (10.10%) Ubuntu
6 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.08%) Debian
7 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.08%) Solaris
8 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
1 9 (9.09%) ITIL
1 9 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 7 (7.07%) DevOps
3 6 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.04%) Scrum
5 4 (4.04%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.04%) Biostatistics
6 3 (3.03%) Information Management
6 3 (3.03%) CRM
6 3 (3.03%) Analytics
6 3 (3.03%) Project Management
7 2 (2.02%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.02%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.01%) Line Management
8 1 (1.01%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.01%) Numerical Analysis
8 1 (1.01%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) Python
2 26 (26.26%) Perl
3 22 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 18 (18.18%) SQL
5 9 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (3.03%) Java
6 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.02%) R
7 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.02%) MCSE
3 2 (2.02%) CCNA
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.02%) MCTS
3 2 (2.02%) MCITP
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) LPIC
4 1 (1.01%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.02%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.02%) NFS
6 1 (1.01%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) KVM
6 1 (1.01%) iptables
6 1 (1.01%) Xen
6 1 (1.01%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) SCCM
1 13 (13.13%) Puppet
2 8 (8.08%) SCOM
3 7 (7.07%) Ansible
4 5 (5.05%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.04%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.02%) Salt
6 2 (2.02%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 16 (16.16%) VMware
4 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco
5 8 (8.08%) Citrix
6 7 (7.07%) Google
7 6 (6.06%) Rackspace
7 6 (6.06%) NetApp
7 6 (6.06%) HP
8 5 (5.05%) Symantec
9 4 (4.04%) Epicor
9 4 (4.04%) Mitel
10 3 (3.03%) Isilon
10 3 (3.03%) EMC
11 2 (2.02%) Juniper
11 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.02%) Dell
11 2 (2.02%) Sun
11 2 (2.02%) IBM
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