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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Administrator
Rank 85 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 41 65 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.88% 2.70% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.85% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 76
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -2.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2085 2277 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.60% 94.48% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1878 2073
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 36 £42,500 -2.29% 6
Peterborough +8 3 £37,750 +51.00%
Huntingdon - 1 £31,500 -
Systems Administrator
East of England

Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 62 (70.45%) Linux
2 31 (35.23%) Windows
3 29 (32.95%) UNIX
4 28 (31.82%) Python
5 26 (29.55%) Firewall
6 25 (28.41%) DNS
6 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
7 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 24 (27.27%) Perl
7 24 (27.27%) VMware
8 23 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (22.73%) Bash Shell
9 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 19 (21.59%) Web Services
11 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
12 16 (18.18%) Apache
13 15 (17.05%) DHCP
13 15 (17.05%) SQL
13 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
13 15 (17.05%) CentOS
14 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (14.77%) MySQL
16 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (12.50%) SCCM
17 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management
18 10 (11.36%) Degree
18 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
19 9 (10.23%) PHP
19 9 (10.23%) ITIL

Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (19.32%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.18%) Apache
3 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.55%) IIS
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.27%) JBoss
8 1 (1.14%) Zope
8 1 (1.14%) Lync
8 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 5 (5.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) Firewall
2 25 (28.41%) DNS
3 15 (17.05%) DHCP
3 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.09%) SAN
4 8 (9.09%) NAS
5 6 (6.82%) HTTP
6 5 (5.68%) LDAP
6 5 (5.68%) SSL
7 4 (4.55%) VPN
8 3 (3.41%) FTP
8 3 (3.41%) Internet
8 3 (3.41%) SSH
9 2 (2.27%) Wireless
9 2 (2.27%) SMTP
9 2 (2.27%) SNMP
9 2 (2.27%) Network Security
10 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
1 5 (5.68%) Marketing
2 4 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Finance
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.68%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Informatics
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) DTV
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Telematics
6 1 (1.14%) PMI
6 1 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (70.45%) Linux
2 31 (35.23%) Windows
3 29 (32.95%) UNIX
4 15 (17.05%) CentOS
5 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.23%) Debian
6 9 (10.23%) Solaris
7 8 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (10.23%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) DevOps
3 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (5.68%) SDLC
4 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.55%) Scrum
5 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.55%) Biostatistics
6 3 (3.41%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.41%) Security Patching
6 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.41%) CRM
6 3 (3.41%) Project Management
7 2 (2.27%) Change Management
7 2 (2.27%) Migration
7 2 (2.27%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.82%) Python
2 24 (27.27%) Perl
3 20 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.05%) SQL
5 9 (10.23%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) Java
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) MCSE
2 2 (2.27%) CCNA
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) RHCE
3 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.14%) LPIC
3 1 (1.14%) MCTS
3 1 (1.14%) MCITP
3 1 (1.14%) MCSA
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) MCP
System Software
1 24 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.55%) vSphere
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.41%) Postfix
5 2 (2.27%) qmail
6 1 (1.14%) Xen
6 1 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.14%) KVM
6 1 (1.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 7 (7.95%) SCOM
2 7 (7.95%) Puppet
3 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.27%) Ansible
5 2 (2.27%) Salt
6 1 (1.14%) WSUS
6 1 (1.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.27%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.09%) Rackspace
4 8 (9.09%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) NetApp
6 6 (6.82%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) Cisco
7 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.68%) Symantec
7 5 (5.68%) Google
8 4 (4.55%) Juniper
9 2 (2.27%) Veeam
10 1 (1.14%) Foundry
10 1 (1.14%) Brocade
10 1 (1.14%) CommVault
10 1 (1.14%) HP
10 1 (1.14%) IBM
10 1 (1.14%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago