Average Mid-Career Systems Administrator Salary

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Systems Administrator is £27,531.
MEDIAN £27,531
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£20k - £43k
£258 - £5k
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£0 - £800
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£20k - £44k

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Job Description for Systems Administrator

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

Skills in VMware ESX are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Exchange, Windows Server 2012 R2, Network Management / Administration and Microsoft Active Directory.

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Administrator

An entry-level Systems Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,450 based on 138 salaries. An early career Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,047 based on 451 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,705 based on 168 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £35,658.
Employees with Systems Administrator in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 41.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (32.1% more) and Dunfermline, Scotland: Fife (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Maidstone, England: Kent (10.8% less).

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