The average salary for a Senior Systems Administrator with VMware ESX skills at General Dynamics Information Technology Inc is $85,249.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Systems Administrator
The top respondents for the job title Senior Systems Administrator are from the companies Raytheon Co., Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Lockheed Martin Corp. Reported salaries are highest at BAE Systems Inc. where the average pay is $102,439. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co. and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $97,497 and $89,749, respectively. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) pays the lowest at around $75,000. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Inc. (BCBSSC) and Mantech International Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,379 and $80,267, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Systems Administrator
Microsoft Active Directory
Windows Server 2012 R2
Skills in Windows Server 2012 R2 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Active Directory, Virtualization, Microsoft Active Directory and System Administration.
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