The average salary for a Systems Administrator in Mississauga, Ontario is C$57,000 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Windows 2003 Server, Windows Server 2012 R2, Network Management / Administration, Microsoft Exchange, and VMware ESX. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$36,633 - C$78,164
C$37K
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MEDIAN: C$59,571
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Salary C$36,633 - C$78,164
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,983
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C$37,384 - C$79,981
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

Job Description for Systems Administrator

Systems administrators - also called sysadmins - are responsible for ensuring their organization's computer systems are well maintained and operate reliably. Tasks performed by systems administrators include performing regular systems and security monitoring, handling backup procedures and helping set up, maintain and delete user accounts as required. They are also responsible for developing and maintaining relevant procedures and standards. ensuring that hardware and systems work as expected and maintaining archives as needed. Additionally, systems administrators provide technical support related to systems within their organization as needed . They also handle patches and upgrades to ensure that systems are maximally efficient and effective.

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Systems Administrator Tasks

  • Build, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
  • Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
  • Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support.
  • Recommend software and hardware enhancements.

Systems Administrator Job Listings

Key Stats for Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Systems Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$60,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Systems Administrator Salaries

Windows 2003 Server
▲11%

Windows Server 2012 R2
▲9%

Network Management / Administration
▲8%

VMware ESX
▲5%

Microsoft Exchange
▲5%

Microsoft Active Directory
▲2%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲1%

National Average
C$60,000

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 3%