The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with Linux skills is £42,665.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Administrator
Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Active Directory
Skills that pay less than market rate include VMware ESX, Microsoft Active Directory, System Administration, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Network Management / Administration.
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 £34,817 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,208 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Senior Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £51,737 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £56,930.
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