Average Systems Administrator with System Administration Skills Salary in United Kingdom

£24,543
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£674
Bonus
£800
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The average salary for a Systems Administrator with System Administration skills in United Kingdom is £24,543.
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MEDIAN £24,543
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Salary
£18k - £36k
Bonus
£78 - £3k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £800
Total Pay
£18k - £36k

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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.

Career Paths

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Systems Administrator
Information Technology (IT) Manager
Senior Systems Administrator
Systems Engineer (Computer Networking / ...
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Popular Skills for Systems Administrator

Skills in Microsoft Active Directory, Network Management / Administration and Windows Server 2012 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office.

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 £21,796 based on 9 salaries. An early career Systems Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £23,227 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Systems Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,700 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Systems Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,930 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £38,209.
Employees with Systems Administrator in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 34.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (10.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 178 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
55.6%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
12.4%
Late Career
6.2%