The median annual salary for a Systems Administrator was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

System Administrator (SysAdmin)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 80 92
Rank change year-on-year -39 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Administrator 19 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.99% 2.55% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 2.63% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 37 34
Median salary £45,500 £36,736 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.85% -13.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,125 £24,050 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,250 £49,625
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1862 1823 2098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.18% 97.02% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7148 6676 8114
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Administrator in Cambridgeshire

Systems Administrator
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Administrator within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -36 13 £50,000 +48.14% 1
Peterborough -7 3 £45,500 +7.05%
Huntingdon +2 1 - -
Systems Administrator
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (40.00%) VMware
5 13 (32.50%) Firewall
5 13 (32.50%) Perl
5 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
5 13 (32.50%) Puppet
6 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (25.00%) Cisco
7 9 (22.50%) Apache
7 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (17.50%) Python
9 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.00%) CentOS
10 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
10 5 (12.50%) ZABBIX
10 5 (12.50%) Munin
10 5 (12.50%) Low Latency
10 5 (12.50%) Docker
10 5 (12.50%) DevOps
10 5 (12.50%) Salt
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (12.50%) Grafana
10 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL

Systems Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) ArcGIS
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) NAS
4 3 (7.50%) PPP
4 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 3 (7.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) IPsec
5 2 (5.00%) ISDN
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) SMS
5 2 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) SNMP
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) CentOS
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) DevOps
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL
1 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (12.50%) Low Latency
1 5 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (7.50%) Network Management
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (5.00%) Reinforcement Learning
3 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) ERP
4 1 (2.50%) High Availability
4 1 (2.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
1 13 (32.50%) Perl
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
2 3 (7.50%) CCNP
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Hyper-V
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (5.00%) iptables
4 2 (5.00%) pfSense
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
2 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Grafana
3 5 (12.50%) Munin
3 5 (12.50%) Salt
3 5 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 4 (10.00%) Ansible
5 3 (7.50%) SCCM
5 3 (7.50%) SCOM
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Sophos
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Brocade
5 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Meraki
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Sage
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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