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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 85 93 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 49 45 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.19% 2.05% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.14% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 61
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
2154 2102 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.20% 95.81% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1770 2136
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +10 47 £39,250 -1.87% 11
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 61 (64.89%) Linux
2 36 (38.30%) Windows
3 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
4 29 (30.85%) Python
5 28 (29.79%) UNIX
6 26 (27.66%) DNS
7 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
7 25 (26.60%) Firewall
8 22 (23.40%) DHCP
8 22 (23.40%) SQL
9 20 (21.28%) Perl
9 20 (21.28%) Degree
10 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
12 15 (15.96%) Red Hat
12 15 (15.96%) Bash Shell
13 14 (14.89%) CentOS
13 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
13 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
14 13 (13.83%) Puppet
14 13 (13.83%) Network Security
15 12 (12.77%) NAS
16 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (11.70%) Oracle
17 10 (10.64%) Cisco
17 10 (10.64%) SAN
17 10 (10.64%) VMware
17 10 (10.64%) Big Data
18 9 (9.57%) SCCM
18 9 (9.57%) Computer Science

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.32%) Apache
6 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.13%) IIS
7 2 (2.13%) JBoss
7 2 (2.13%) iPlanet
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Site Server
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) DNS
2 25 (26.60%) Firewall
3 22 (23.40%) DHCP
4 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
5 13 (13.83%) Network Security
6 12 (12.77%) NAS
7 10 (10.64%) SAN
8 9 (9.57%) Internet
9 8 (8.51%) LAN
9 8 (8.51%) WAN
10 6 (6.38%) SMTP
10 6 (6.38%) SNMP
10 6 (6.38%) FTP
11 5 (5.32%) HTTP
12 4 (4.26%) LDAP
12 4 (4.26%) Wireless
12 4 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (4.26%) InfiniBand
12 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.19%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) Big Data
3 7 (7.45%) MySQL
4 5 (5.32%) Text Mining
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.26%) QlikView
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (8.51%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.32%) Back Office
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Electronics
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Finance
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) LAMP
3 2 (2.13%) RESTful
3 2 (2.13%) HTML5
3 2 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (1.06%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.32%) Internet of Things
2 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) Informatics
3 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Life Science
4 2 (2.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.06%) AS400
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Telematics
5 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.89%) Linux
2 36 (38.30%) Windows
3 28 (29.79%) UNIX
4 14 (14.89%) CentOS
5 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.38%) Solaris
8 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
8 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.19%) Debian
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.06%) HPUX
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (8.51%) DevOps
2 7 (7.45%) ITIL
3 6 (6.38%) Analytics
4 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.26%) Scrum
5 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.19%) Biostatistics
6 3 (3.19%) Information Management
6 3 (3.19%) CRM
7 2 (2.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.13%) Data Security
7 2 (2.13%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.06%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.06%) Line Management
8 1 (1.06%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.06%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.85%) Python
2 22 (23.40%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) Perl
4 15 (15.96%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.32%) C#
6 4 (4.26%) PHP
6 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.13%) Java
8 2 (2.13%) R
9 1 (1.06%) Korn
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) VCP4
3 4 (4.26%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) MCSA
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.06%) MCTS
6 1 (1.06%) MCITP
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 31 (32.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.19%) NFS
5 2 (2.13%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.06%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Puppet
2 9 (9.57%) SCCM
3 8 (8.51%) SCOM
4 7 (7.45%) Ansible
5 5 (5.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (5.32%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.26%) ARCserve
7 3 (3.19%) Munin
7 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.13%) Salt
8 2 (2.13%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.96%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle
4 10 (10.64%) Cisco
4 10 (10.64%) VMware
5 8 (8.51%) HP
5 8 (8.51%) Citrix
6 6 (6.38%) Symantec
7 5 (5.32%) EMC
8 4 (4.26%) Mitel
8 4 (4.26%) Google
8 4 (4.26%) Isilon
8 4 (4.26%) Epicor
9 3 (3.19%) NetApp
10 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.13%) Dell
10 2 (2.13%) Sun
10 2 (2.13%) IBM
10 2 (2.13%) Vertica
10 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
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