The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Administrator was - in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior System Administrator (SysAdmin)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 111 101
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Administrator 0 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.27% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.28% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Median salary - £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.21% +4.70%  

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 1164 1441 1411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.36% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1127 1161
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%  

Senior Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Senior Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Administrator in Cambridge

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Salt
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) Informatics
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) DNA
4 2 (40.00%) WSH
4 2 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN

Senior Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WSH
2 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (40.00%) DNA
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Informatics
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Salt
3 1 (20.00%) Kibana
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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