The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator is AED 197,092 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AED 66,976 - AED 297,304
AED 67K
AED 190K
AED 300K
MEDIAN: AED 192,000
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50%
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Salary AED 66,976 - AED 297,304
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 23,489
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AED 72,580 - AED 301,001
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Senior Systems Administrator

Senior system administrators manage a team of system administrators as well as other employees of the IT department. They are responsible for designing, planning, putting into place, and having the highest level of performance as an expert in the system administration for computers and their complex operating systems. With this, senior system administrators research and select upgrades, software and other necessities for their company's computer systems. They also work with other administrators and the IT department to resolve or implement new hardware for computers, printers and other service systems for the company. Senior administrators are also responsible for training and supervising new employees that would work under them. They must be well versed in technology and have a strong ability to plan, organize, evaluate and redesign system designs to have them work better for the company. In addition, senior systems administrators must have strong communication skills (both verbal and written), be a team player and perform difficult tasks well under pressure.

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Senior Systems Administrator Tasks

  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Configure and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Lead a team of systems administrators to manage servers and other computer system aspects of a company.

Senior Systems Administrator Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 192,002

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲22%

National Average
AED 192,000

▼7%

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 7%