The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator in India is Rs 678,532.
MEDIAN Rs 678,532
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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 …Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Systems Administrator
The top respondents for the job title Senior Systems Administrator are from the companies Wipro Technologies Ltd., Wipro and HCL Technologies Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at IBM India Private Limited where the average pay is Rs 920,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Wipro Technologies Ltd., earning around Rs 808,025 and Rs 766,654, respectively. Wipro pays the lowest at around Rs 555,151. HCL Technologies Ltd. and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 723,247 and Rs 760,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Administrator
Microsoft Active Directory
Skills in VMware ESX, System Administration and Virtualization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Support and Microsoft Active Directory.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator
An early career Senior Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 497,200 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 704,707 based on 326 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 848,347 based on 111 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Systems Administrator in their job title in New Delhi, Delhi earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (13.1% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (4.3% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (2.4% less) and Bangalore, Karnataka (1.3% less).
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