Average Experienced Systems Administrator Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Systems Administrator is £31,705.
MEDIAN £31,705
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£24k - £45k
£507 - £6k
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£400 - £4k
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£24k - £45k

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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 Network Management / Administration and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Exchange, Windows Server 2012 R2 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. A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,531 based on 244 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 Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (21.4% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (23.4% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (8.8% less).

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