Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 130 77
Rank change year-on-year +44 -53 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 64 42 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.65% 1.54% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 1.57% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 62
Cambridge median annual salary £39,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% +33.33% +7.91%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £25,132
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.44% +20.00% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 2,318 2,675 2,268
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 97.91% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,702 2,058 1,883
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Administrator in Cambridge

Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Administrator in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Administrator in Cambridge

Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Administrator in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Cambridge

Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 42 (65.63%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 27 (42.19%) Firewall
3 22 (34.38%) Windows
4 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.69%) Finance
6 16 (25.00%) Unix
6 16 (25.00%) Oracle
7 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
8 13 (20.31%) WorldPay
8 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
8 13 (20.31%) Puppet
9 12 (18.75%) Bash Shell
9 12 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 12 (18.75%) VLAN
9 12 (18.75%) DNS
9 12 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
10 11 (17.19%) Perl
10 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
11 10 (15.63%) Shell Script
11 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
12 9 (14.06%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (14.06%) Database Security
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 9 (14.06%) Power BI
12 9 (14.06%) SSL

Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 7 (10.94%) Confluence
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Pig
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Solr
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 6 (9.38%) SAS
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) Firewall
2 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
3 12 (18.75%) DNS
3 12 (18.75%) VLAN
4 9 (14.06%) SSL
5 7 (10.94%) SAN
6 6 (9.38%) Kerberos
7 5 (7.81%) SSH
8 4 (6.25%) Network Security
9 3 (4.69%) FTP
9 3 (4.69%) HTTP
9 3 (4.69%) Intranet
9 3 (4.69%) NAS
10 2 (3.13%) DHCP
10 2 (3.13%) SMTP
11 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Database
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (14.06%) Power BI
4 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (9.38%) Apache Hive
6 6 (9.38%) Apache Zeppelin
6 6 (9.38%) HBase
6 6 (9.38%) Sqoop
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) MySQL
8 3 (4.69%) OLAP
8 3 (4.69%) OLTP
8 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.94%) Bitbucket
2 7 (10.94%) JIRA
3 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Automotive
4 3 (4.69%) Advertising
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) LDAP
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 6 (9.38%) Kafka
2 6 (9.38%) SparkR
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Replication
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) Windows
3 16 (25.00%) Unix
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (14.06%) Solaris
6 6 (9.38%) VMS
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) CentOS
7 5 (7.81%) Debian
7 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.06%) Database Security
3 9 (14.06%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.94%) ETL
5 6 (9.38%) Analytics
5 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.38%) MapReduce
5 6 (9.38%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.81%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
7 4 (6.25%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 11 (17.19%) Perl
4 10 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 9 (14.06%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.38%) Python
8 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.69%) C#
10 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (9.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (9.38%) HDFS
3 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.81%) vSphere
5 4 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Puppet
2 9 (14.06%) Data Guard
2 9 (14.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (9.38%) Ambari
3 6 (9.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (9.38%) Oozie
4 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.13%) Salt
6 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 13 (20.31%) WorldPay
4 8 (12.50%) VMware
5 7 (10.94%) Atlassian
6 6 (9.38%) SAP
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.69%) Google
9 2 (3.13%) Sophos
10 1 (1.56%) Adobe
10 1 (1.56%) Ariba
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) NetApp