The average salary for a Systems Administrator in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 271,815 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Windows Server 2008 R2, IBM AIX, VMware ESX, System Administration, and Linux. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

Rs 139,952 - Rs 617,084
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Rs 270K
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MEDIAN: Rs 271,815

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Profit Sharing
Rs 15,000  
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Rs 140,342 - Rs 635,169  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

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National Average
Rs 284,000

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Windows Server 2008 R2
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VMware ESX
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System Administration
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Network Management / Administration
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
Rs 284,000

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Windows 2003 Server
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Microsoft Word
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Active Directory
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Windows Support
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Cisco Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.


3 %
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 47%