Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 86 69
Rank change year-on-year -71 -17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 26 62 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.83% 2.73% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 2.81% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 102
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £34,450 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.14% -12.23% -6.55%
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,250 £27,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,200 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.48% -17.00% -4.76%

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 3048 2210 2742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.40% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2322 1842 2381
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Administrator in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (57.69%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) Puppet
5 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (38.46%) Docker
5 10 (38.46%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 8 (30.77%) Firewall
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 8 (30.77%) Network Security
8 7 (26.92%) Python
9 6 (23.08%) Perl
9 6 (23.08%) SMS
9 6 (23.08%) CentOS
9 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (23.08%) ZABBIX
9 6 (23.08%) Munin
9 6 (23.08%) Mac OS
9 6 (23.08%) Salt
9 6 (23.08%) Grafana
10 5 (19.23%) Reinforcement Learning
10 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
10 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft

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 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
1 8 (30.77%) Network Security
2 6 (23.08%) SMS
3 4 (15.38%) NAS
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) LDAP
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) OpenVPN
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) GitLab
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (15.38%) HP Storage
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Video on Demand
5 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) CentOS
3 6 (23.08%) Mac OS
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 3 (11.54%) Debian
5 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
2 5 (19.23%) Reinforcement Learning
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Data Entry
6 1 (3.85%) DNA
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Docker
1 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) iptables
3 2 (7.69%) NFS
3 2 (7.69%) Samba
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Grafana
2 6 (23.08%) Munin
2 6 (23.08%) Salt
2 6 (23.08%) ZABBIX
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
5 2 (7.69%) Ansible
6 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (3.85%) Nagios
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Brocade
4 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) WorldPay