Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Administrator was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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

IT Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 182 150
Rank change year-on-year +40 -32 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Administrator 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.24% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Cambridge median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +66.67% -44.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £23,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £31,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year -5.51% +41.11% -45.78%

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 3,047 2,166
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.93% 97.13% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,496 2,275 1,833
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,375 £29,750 £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%

IT Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Administrator in Cambridge

IT Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for IT Administrator in Cambridge

IT Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Administrator in Cambridge over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IT Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT 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 IT Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Debian
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) CentOS
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting

IT 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) CentOS
1 4 (80.00%) Debian
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat