Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Administrator was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 155 84
Rank change year-on-year +60 -71 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Administrator 48 28 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.31% 0.94% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 0.96% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 61
Cambridge median annual salary £41,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £67,500 £47,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.32% +17.14% -12.50%

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 2,000 2,910 2,214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 97.82% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 2,232 1,842
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +2.51%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +4.65%

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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 38 (79.17%) Linux
2 29 (60.42%) Firewall
3 17 (35.42%) Windows
4 16 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.17%) VLAN
7 13 (27.08%) Puppet
7 13 (27.08%) SQL
7 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
8 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (25.00%) DNS
8 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
9 11 (22.92%) Unix
9 11 (22.92%) Oracle
9 11 (22.92%) LDAP
9 11 (22.92%) SSL
10 10 (20.83%) VMware
10 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
10 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
10 10 (20.83%) Retail
11 9 (18.75%) Perl
11 9 (18.75%) Python
12 8 (16.67%) Finance
12 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (16.67%) CentOS
12 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.58%) Apache Spark

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 (14.58%) Apache Pig
1 7 (14.58%) Apache Solr
1 7 (14.58%) Apache Spark
1 7 (14.58%) Confluence
1 7 (14.58%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) Firewall
2 14 (29.17%) VLAN
3 12 (25.00%) DNS
3 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.92%) SSL
5 7 (14.58%) Kerberos
5 7 (14.58%) SAN
6 6 (12.50%) Network Security
7 3 (6.25%) Intranet
7 3 (6.25%) NAS
7 3 (6.25%) SSH
8 2 (4.17%) DHCP
8 2 (4.17%) SMTP
9 1 (2.08%) FTP
9 1 (2.08%) HTTP
9 1 (2.08%) IPv4
9 1 (2.08%) IPv6
9 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.08%) LAN
9 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 7 (14.58%) Apache Hive
2 7 (14.58%) Apache Zeppelin
2 7 (14.58%) HBase
2 7 (14.58%) Power BI
2 7 (14.58%) Sqoop
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) QlikView
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Bitbucket
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) LDAP
2 7 (14.58%) Kafka
2 7 (14.58%) SparkR
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) LAMP
4 1 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Linux
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (22.92%) Unix
5 8 (16.67%) CentOS
6 7 (14.58%) Debian
6 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
6 7 (14.58%) VMS
7 3 (6.25%) Solaris
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.08%) Fedora
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
2 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.58%) Analytics
4 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.58%) MapReduce
4 7 (14.58%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.25%) Contract Management
7 3 (6.25%) Database Security
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.75%) Perl
3 9 (18.75%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (14.58%) HDFS
4 7 (14.58%) vSphere
5 3 (6.25%) Docker
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Ambari
2 7 (14.58%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (14.58%) Oozie
3 3 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.17%) Salt
5 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.08%) Icinga
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 7 (14.58%) Atlassian
4 7 (14.58%) SAP
5 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.08%) Adobe
7 1 (2.08%) Ariba
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) Google
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Sophos