The average salary for an Experienced Senior Systems Administrator with Network Management / Administration skills in United Kingdom is £40,638.
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£28k - £61k
£30k - £62k
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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
Windows 2003 Server
Skills in Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft Active Directory, Linux and Windows 2003 Server are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include VMware ESX.
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 £28,299 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Senior Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,457 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,452.
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