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Systems Administrator Job Description

Known as SysAdmins, Systems Administrators possess a strong knowledge of applications and operating systems. They're tasked with maintaining computer systems for reliable operation. Systems Administrators in some companies are also referred to as system operators (SysOps) or application support engineers (ASE). They handle backup procedures, software upgrades and patches. They perform security monitoring to make sure a computer system is running smoothly. SysAdmins understand resource requirements for applications, network services and access controls. They can provide technical support within an organization, as well as train and supervise staff.

SysAdmins have a good knowledge of computer security that may involve maintaining intrusion detection systems and firewalls. They do routine automation and troubleshoot to ensure servers and multi-user computers are running at peek performance. These technicians are also responsible for developing standards and procedures. Systems Administrators communicate well with colleagues to relate necessary information to get the job completed. These techs may also have certifications like Microsoft MCSE, Oracle Linux System Administrator and RHCE (Red Hat).

Living and Working in New York

With a population of over 8 million people, New York is booming with growth. It's a leader in foreign trade, manufacturing, banking and commerce. This city is filled with tech, finance and media industries. New York is home to the NASDAQ, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and more. Its economy is also supported by a steady stream of tourists from around the world.

The Big Apple offers a lasting cultural experience with as many as 800 languages spoken within the city. It features a ton of iconic landmarks to visit, such as the Statue of Liberty and Times Square.

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Compare Systems Administrator salaries by region

Systems Administrators are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and Other. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. Seattle
  2. $150,000
  3. New York
  4. $143,230
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $141,666
  7. SF Bay Area
  8. $132,142
  9. Boston
  10. $128,565
  11. Austin
  12. $117,499
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $106,538
  15. Chicago
  16. $105,000
  17. Toronto
  18. C$87,500
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $85,000
  21. London
  22. £72,222
  23. Denver
  24. $70,000
  25. France
  26. €63,527
  1. Seattle
  2. $150,000
  3. New York
  4. $143,230
  5. Los Angeles
  6. $141,666
  7. SF Bay Area
  8. $132,142
  9. Boston
  10. $128,565
  11. Austin
  12. $117,499
  13. Washington D.C.
  14. $106,538
  15. Chicago
  16. $105,000
  17. Toronto
  18. C$87,500
  19. Dallas/Ft Worth
  20. $85,000
  21. London
  22. £72,222
  23. Denver
  24. $70,000
  25. France
  26. €63,527
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Where Systems Administrators are highest in demand

    Systems Administrators are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and Other. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: