Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for an IT Systems Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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

IT System Administrator
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 183 144
Rank change year-on-year +38 -39 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Systems Administrator 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.15% 0.031% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.031% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -10.26%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £29,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year +53.85% -8.59% -17.95%

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 3,181 2,165
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.19% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,486 2,348 1,791
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,125 £30,000 £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 Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Systems Administrator in Cambridge

IT Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for IT Systems Administrator in Cambridge

IT Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT Systems 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

IT Systems 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 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware