System Administrator Salary in the UK

£34,500
per year
per month
£2,250
per month
per year
Bonus
£1,800/year
Profit Sharing
£1,350/year
Bonus
£120/month
Profit Sharing
£90/month

System Administrator - Average Salary

The average salary for a System Administrator is £34,500 gross per year (£2,250 net per month), which is £4,900 (+17%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A System Administrator can expect an average starting salary of £21,500. The highest salaries can exceed £80,000.
£21,500
Low
£34,500
Average salary
£80,000
High
£1,510
Low
£2,250
Average salary
£4,580
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
£340
£47,300
£95,000
Base Salary£21,500 - 80,000
Bonus£340 - 5,600
Profit Sharing£570 - 9,400
Total Compensation£22,410 - 95,000
£20
£2,770
£5,560
Base Salary£1,510 - 4,580
Bonus£20 - 370
Profit Sharing£40 - 610
Total Compensation£1,570 - 5,560

System Administrator Salary Range

Low
£21,500
Average salary
£34,500
Senior
£48,000
High
£80,000
Low
£1,510
Average salary
£2,250
Senior
£3,010
High
£4,580
Among system administrators, Junior System Administrators tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior System Administrators enjoy the highest salaries.

System Administrator - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior System Administrator£48K/year
+39% 
Enterprise System Administrator£37K/year
+7% 
Junior System Administrator£22K/year
 -35%

System Administrator - Pay by Experience Level

A Junior System Administrator with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £22,410 gross per year. A mid career System Administrator with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £32,700, while a Senior System Administrator with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £48,000. System Administrators with more than 20 years of experience earn £61,100 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a System Administrator

Late Career▲ +77%
Senior▲ +39%
Average Salary£34,500/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Junior▼ -35%

Gender Breakdown

Female
9%
Male
91%

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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the System Administrator

How much does a System Administrator make in the UK?
A System Administrator in the UK earns an average of £34,500 gross per year, which is about £2,250 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the System Administrator updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a System Administrator in the UK?
The starting salary of a System Administrator in the UK is around £21,500 gross per year. Junior System Administrators usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a System Administrator in the UK?
The highest salary of a System Administrator in the UK can reach and exceed £80,000 gross per year. Senior System Administrators usually have the highest salaries.
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