The average salary for a Systems Administrator with Windows Operating System General Use skills is £24,066.
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Job Description for Systems Administrator
Systems administrators - also called sysadmins - are responsible for ensuring their organization's computer systems are well maintained and operate reliably. Tasks performed by systems administrators include performing regular systems and security monitoring, handling backup procedures and helping set up, maintain and delete user accounts as required. They are also responsible for developing and maintaining relevant procedures and standards. ensuring that hardware and systems work as expected an…Read more
Systems Administrator Tasks
- Build, configure, and troubleshoot software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades.
- Diagnose and correct computer systems issues.
- Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support.
- Recommend software and hardware enhancements.
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Popular Skills for Systems Administrator
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in Microsoft Active Directory, Network Management / Administration, System Administration and Windows Server 2012 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator
An early career Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £22,063 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,224 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,075 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £29,990.
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Employees with Systems Administrator in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 24.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (24.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (8.6% less).
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