£38,156
Avg. Salary
£9.63
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£3,000

Bonus

£1,001

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is £9.63 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Systems Administrator is £38,156 per year.

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MEDIAN £38,156
£23,787 - £50,000
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MEDIAN: £38,156
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Salary £23,787 - £50,000
Bonus £498 - £5,128
Profit Sharing £1,001
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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£23,117 - £51,915
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

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

12%

National Average: £38,264

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

Key Stats for Senior Systems Administrator

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%

Skills That Affect Senior Systems Administrator Salaries

Linux
▲13%

Network Management / Administration
▲1%

National Average
₤38,000

Windows Server 2012 R2
▼9%

Windows 2003 Server
▼10%

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 43%