The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Systems Administrator is Rs 663,973 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Virtualization and Citrix.

Rs 308,583 - Rs 1,078,864
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Rs 650K
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MEDIAN: Rs 648,497
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Salary Rs 308,583 - Rs 1,078,864
Bonus Rs 690 - Rs 102,828
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 101,367
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Rs 313,901 - Rs 1,104,395
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 512

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.


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.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 671,518

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator


5 %
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries




Internet Information Server (IIS)

Windows Server 2008 R2

Cisco Networking

National Average
Rs 672,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


5 %
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 23%