Systems Administrator Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Systems Administrator is £25,626 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are UNIX, Cisco Networking, and Linux. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Systems Administrator Total Pay (?
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£17,399 - £37,674
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MEDIAN: £25,626
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Systems Administrator Total Pay (?
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£5.91 - £15.46
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National Salary Data

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£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£17,399 - £37,674  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,146  
Profit Sharing
£491.32 - £2,056  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,351 - £38,556  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 530
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£10£20£30
Hourly Rate
£5.91 - £15.46  
   
Overtime
£8.92 - £27.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,146  
   
Profit Sharing
£491.32 - £2,056  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,351 - £38,556  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 530
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Pay Difference By Location

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Reading
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Glasgow
up arrow 8%
Guildford
up arrow 7%
Cambridge
up arrow 6%
National Average
₤26,000
Manchester
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Ipswich
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Liverpool
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
₤26,000

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 20%
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 7%
SQL
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤26,000
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 52%
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