The average pay for an Entry-Level Systems Administrator is £22,769 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux, Internet Information Server (IIS), VMware ESX, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

£16,305 - £32,854
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£33K
MEDIAN: £22,769
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£7.03 - £12.48
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MEDIAN: £8.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£11K£22K£33K
Salary
£16,305 - £32,854  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,060  
Profit Sharing
£500  
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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£16,175 - £32,995  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£7.03 - £12.48  
   
Overtime
£9.38 - £20.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,060  
   
Profit Sharing
£500  
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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£16,175 - £32,995  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
up arrow 20%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 19%

VMware ESX
up arrow 13%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 11%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 10%

SQL
up arrow 8%

UNIX
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Exchange
up arrow 7%

Windows Server 2012 R2
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 1%

Network Management / Administration
0%

Windows Server 2008 R2
0%

National Average
₤23,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 26%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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