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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Administrator (SysAdmin)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 102 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 21 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.28% 1.73% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.78% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 39
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%

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
1576 2079 2172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.75% 97.24% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1616 1770
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,191 £25,773
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -11 17 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Peterborough - 2 £29,000 -
Huntingdon +8 1 £37,500 -7.40%
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Linux
3 20 (52.63%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) VMware
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
5 14 (36.84%) Apache
6 13 (34.21%) Perl
6 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
6 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
8 11 (28.95%) Cisco
8 11 (28.95%) Puppet
9 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 10 (26.32%) MySQL
9 10 (26.32%) Python
9 10 (26.32%) LDAP
9 10 (26.32%) CentOS
10 9 (23.68%) VLAN
10 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.68%) DHCP
11 8 (21.05%) VPN
11 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
11 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (21.05%) Ansible
12 7 (18.42%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (18.42%) Degree
12 7 (18.42%) Active Directory

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 14 (36.84%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 5 (13.16%) nginx
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.26%) Drupal
5 2 (5.26%) WordPress
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.63%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.16%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Force.com
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (26.32%) DNS
3 10 (26.32%) LDAP
4 9 (23.68%) DHCP
4 9 (23.68%) VLAN
5 8 (21.05%) VPN
6 6 (15.79%) IPsec
6 6 (15.79%) SAN
6 6 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (13.16%) ISDN
7 5 (13.16%) SMTP
7 5 (13.16%) SNMP
8 3 (7.89%) SSL
8 3 (7.89%) WPA
9 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.26%) VoIP
9 2 (5.26%) Wireless
10 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 3 (7.89%) Buildbot
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) JSON
1 5 (13.16%) LAMP
1 5 (13.16%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (10.53%) REST
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
3 2 (5.26%) WSH
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) Mason
4 1 (2.63%) SAML
4 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (26.32%) CentOS
6 7 (18.42%) Unix
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.16%) Debian
7 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
8 4 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) High Availability
3 5 (13.16%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (13.16%) Workflow
4 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Security Patching
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.26%) Informatics
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Perl
2 10 (26.32%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.16%) Ruby
5 4 (10.53%) C
6 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) CCNA
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.16%) iptables
4 5 (13.16%) NFS
4 5 (13.16%) pfSense
4 5 (13.16%) Samba
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Puppet
2 8 (21.05%) Ansible
2 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.16%) Salt
4 4 (10.53%) Kibana
4 4 (10.53%) logstash
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM
6 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.53%) Brocade
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
5 4 (10.53%) Sophos
5 4 (10.53%) Sun
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.63%) BT
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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