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Based on 3,102 responses, the job of Systems Administrator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.82 out of 5. On average, Systems Administrators are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Systems Administrator?

August 2014
"Good job."
Systems Administrator:
Pros: Good job.
Cons: Good job.
September 2014
"Certification Is More Important Than Education."
Systems Administrator:
Get every certification that you can. Start with CompTIA A+, Network+, ITIL, then move on to a more specialized subject like CCNA, MCSE, UNIX, DB2, etc. Managers want someone with specialized skills more than generalized skills.
September 2014
"Systems Admin."
Systems Administrator:
Negotiate a salary based on your experience and then negotiate for more. Systems admin is a vital position in every organization.
September 2014
"My job review."
Systems Administrator:
Pros: Technology used is good and over time.
Cons: Work place, work country.
September 2014
"24/7."
Systems Administrator:
Must be available 24/7/365. Lab all work first before putting into production. Keep up with current technology. When in doubt, Google is your friend, and so is labbing.
October 2014
"Work flexibility and get in touch with people."
Systems Administrator:
Pros: I get to be more creative on different project.
Cons: No rewards on works, No empowerment.
October 2014
"Keep learning."
Systems Administrator:
Dont be afraid. Step outside your comfort zone.