The average pay for a Systems Administrator is £25,713 per year. A skill in Linux is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. 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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£17,578 - £38,279
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MEDIAN: £25,712
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Systems Administrator Total Pay (?
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£6.08 - £36.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£17,578 - £38,279  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,934  
Profit Sharing
£400.00 - £2,035  
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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£17,531 - £39,556  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 507
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£13£26£39
Hourly Rate
£6.08 - £36.17  
   
Overtime
£8.17 - £33.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£26K£52K£78K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,934  
   
Profit Sharing
£400.00 - £2,035  
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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£17,531 - £39,556  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 507
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Pay Difference By Location
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₤26,000
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Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
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₤26,000

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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Microsoft Exchange
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
0%
National Average
₤26,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 52%
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