The average pay for a Systems Administrator is £25,422 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Linux, VMware ESX, and Internet Information Server (IIS). Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

£17,485 - £40,509
£17K
£25K
£41K
MEDIAN: £25,422
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£7.20 - £16.10
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MEDIAN: £9.82
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£17,485 - £40,509  
   
Bonus
£325.00 - £4,097  
Profit Sharing
£509  
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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£17,443 - £41,216  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£7.20 - £16.10  
   
Overtime
£9.26 - £33.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£325.00 - £4,097  
   
Profit Sharing
£509  
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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£17,443 - £41,216  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 255 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 103 salaries. A Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £25,518

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Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

▲41%

▲22%

▲11%

National Average
₤26,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 63%