Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 160 108
Rank change year-on-year +50 -52 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 38 22 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.86% 0.70% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.72% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 44
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +22.22% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,875 £29,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £55,750 £48,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,250 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.03% +13.85% -18.75%

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 1,986 3,050 2,150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 97.01% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 2,269 1,821
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,400 £29,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Firewall
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Windows
5 14 (36.84%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (34.21%) VLAN
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
8 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
8 11 (28.95%) Python
9 10 (26.32%) Puppet
10 9 (23.68%) CentOS
10 9 (23.68%) SAP
10 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
10 9 (23.68%) Retail
10 9 (23.68%) VMware
11 8 (21.05%) SSL
11 8 (21.05%) DNS
11 8 (21.05%) LDAP
11 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 8 (21.05%) Hadoop
11 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
12 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
12 7 (18.42%) vSphere
12 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
12 7 (18.42%) Perl
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Debian
13 6 (15.79%) Finance

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 5 (13.16%) Apache Pig
1 5 (13.16%) Apache Solr
1 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
1 5 (13.16%) Confluence
1 5 (13.16%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.26%) WordPress
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Odoo
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) VLAN
3 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) SSL
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security
4 6 (15.79%) SAN
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.16%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.26%) IPv4
6 2 (5.26%) IPv6
6 2 (5.26%) NAS
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
7 1 (2.63%) SSH
7 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Hadoop
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Hive
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Zeppelin
2 5 (13.16%) HBase
2 5 (13.16%) Power BI
2 5 (13.16%) Sqoop
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.63%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.68%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Automotive
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) LDAP
2 5 (13.16%) Kafka
2 5 (13.16%) SparkR
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
4 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.68%) CentOS
5 7 (18.42%) Debian
5 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
6 6 (15.79%) Unix
7 5 (13.16%) VMS
8 2 (5.26%) Fedora
8 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Data Management
4 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) Machine Learning
4 5 (13.16%) MapReduce
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (13.16%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) Master Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source
7 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
1 11 (28.95%) Python
2 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (13.16%) HDFS
5 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Ambari
2 5 (13.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (13.16%) Oozie
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.26%) Icinga
4 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) SAP
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) Atlassian