The median annual salary for a Junior Systems Administrator was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Junior System Administrator
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 104 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Systems Administrator 4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 0.81% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Median salary £37,500 £26,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £25,000 £25,750
% change year-on-year +40.00% -2.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1157 1445 1451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.62% 97.37% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1132 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Junior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Junior Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Junior Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Junior Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Systems Administrator in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Junior Systems Administrator in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Junior Systems 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 Junior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) PPP
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (60.00%) Munin
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Grafana
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Salt
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) BT

Junior 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 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) PPP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Grafana
1 3 (60.00%) Munin
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (40.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) BT