£38,666
Avg. Salary
£8.95
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£2,350

Bonus

£0.50

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is £8.95 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is £38,666 per year.

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£11.16
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£24k
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£53k
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MEDIAN £38,666
£23,565 - £52,882
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MEDIAN: £38,666
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£7.28 - £11.16
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£0£54K
Salary £23,565 - £52,882
Bonus £498 - £6,040
Profit Sharing £0.50
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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£22,383 - £54,722
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data £0£30
Hourly Rate £8.95
Overtime £20.33
Annual Data £0£54K
Bonus £498 - £6,040
Profit Sharing £0.50
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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£22,383 - £54,722
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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 Pay By Employer

$0$134K

$86,212

$84,378

$75,000

$92,496

BAE Systems Inc.
11 profiles
$89,042

$75,000

$91,145

CSRA Inc.
10 profiles
$67,564

$79,301

AT&T Inc.
6 profiles
$96,500

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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Systems Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Senior Systems Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Systems Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤29,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Systems Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤37,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤41,000 based on 40 salaries. A Senior Systems Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤42,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

National Average: £38,615

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

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Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲7%

National Average
₤39,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

▲14%


Microsoft Active Directory
▲9%


National Average
₤39,000

VMware ESX
▼4%


Microsoft SQL Server
▼13%

Windows Server 2008 R2
▼19%

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 43%