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2017 IT SALARY+SKILLS PAY SURVEY: SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION & ENGINEERING (US)

(total data update: January 1, 2017)


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A complete, up-to-the-minute view of what Systems Administration & Engineering professionals in 65 U.S. cities are earning in base salary, cash bonus, and Systems Administration & Engineering skills and certifications pay. 

  • Base salary and cash bonus (choose 20 Tier 1 or 45 Tier 2 U.S. cities or Canadian tier cities): 

    10/25/50/Average/75/90 percentiles; Cash Bonus; Total Cash Compensation 

    Excel file format

  • Current market value pay data for related skills and certifications

  • Detailed long-form job descriptions, continuously updated

  • Current edition: Data collected through January 1, 2017  (258,848 IT professionals) 

IT Salary+Skills Pay Survey reports are the most economical way to purchase Foote Partners' popular job title/job content-corrected base salary and related IT skills pay for these areas (click on each for content and pricing info):  

--Applications Development & Programming
--Big Data
--Business Sys Analysts/Business Technologists 
--Database
--Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence

--E-commerce    
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IT Architecture  
--Microsoft Windows
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Network Operations & Engineering     
--Project Management
--SAP
--IT Security
--Systems Administration & Engineering
--Web/I-net

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2017 IT SALARY+SKILLS PAY SURVEY REPORT: SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION & ENGINEERING/20 (Tier 1 US Cities)  
(Data collected through January 1, 2017)
Price: $1500, 67 pages 

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Salaries & bonuses for these jobs:

  • Vice President–Client/Server and Network Computing Systems

  • Director–Client and LAN Systems

  • Director–Systems Engineering (NT/Unix/Linux)

  • Manager–Systems Engineering (NT/Unix/Linux)

  • Manager– Operation Services (NT/Unix/Linux) 

  • Sr. Systems Administrator– Transaction Monitors

  • Systems Administrator–Transaction Monitors

  • Sr. Systems Engineer–NT/Unix/Linux Operating Systems

  • Systems Engineer–NT/Unix/Linux Operating Systems

  • PC Support Technican

  • Sr. Storage/SAN Administrator

  • Storage/SAN Administrator

In these cities:

  • Atlanta, GA

  • Boston, MA

  • Chicago, IL

  • Dallas, TX

  • Detroit, MI

  • Houston, TX

  • Los Angeles, CA

  • Lower Fairfield Cty, CT/ Westchester Cty, NY

  • Miami/So. Florida

  • Minneapolis, MN

  • New York, NY

  • Northern NJ

  • Philadelphia, PA

  • Phoenix, AZ

  • San Diego, CA

  • San Francisco, CA

  • San Jose, CA

  • St. Louis, MO

  • Seattle, WA

  • Washington, DC


Pay for these Systems Administration and Engineering skills:    

  • AIX 

  • Ansible

  • Apache Flume

  • Apache HTTP web server

  • Apple OSX/Leopard

  • ATM

  • Business continuity and disaster recovery planning

  • CA Endevor

  • Capacity Management

  • Chef/Opscode

  • Cisco Nexus

  • Citrix XenApp

  • Citrix XenServer

  • Cloud architecture

  • Cloud security

  • Configuration Management

  • DevOps

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

  • Ethernet Switching

  • Fast Ethernet

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1 GigE/10 GigE)

  • HP Converged System

  • HP Quality Center

  • HP-UX 

  • Infrastructure architecture

  • IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)

  • IPX/SPX

  • JBoss 

  • Linux

  • Mac OSX

  • Marketo

  • Microsoft Application Virtualization (AppV)

  • Microsoft BizTalk Server

  • Microsoft Commerce Server (incl. 2007)

  • Microsoft Identity Integration Server 

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA) 

  • Microsoft Sharepoint 

  • Microsoft SCVMM

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2014/ 2012/2008/2005

  • Microsoft Virtual Server

  • Mobile device management

  • Mobile operating systems (iOS, Android, etc.)

  • Mobile security

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

  • Network access control/Identity mgt sys.

  • Oracle WebLogic 

  • PaaS

  • Project Management/ Governance

  • Puppet

  • Rackspace Cloud

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Requirements Engineering/ Analysis

  • Wireless sensors/RFID

  • Routing (e.g. OSPF)

  • Salt

  • Security skills with project assignments (e.g. DW, CRM, ERM)

  • Six Sigma/Lean Six Sigma

  • SMTP

  • Solaris

  • SolarWinds

  • Storage administration

  • Tivoli

  • Unix (all)

  • Vagrant

  • vCloud

  • Virtualization (various)

  • Virtual security

  • VMware Server/ESX, ESXi Server

  • VoIP/IP telephony

  • VPN/OpenVPN

  • WebSphere

  • Windows NT

  • Windows Server 2008/2012

  • Windows 7/8/10

Pay for these Systems Administration and Engineering certifications:

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator-Associate 

  • Certified Cloud Technology Professional

  • Certified Data Centre Management Professional

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist

  • Citrix Certified Administrator 

  • Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator

  • Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator  

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer 

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Expert - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Integration Architect

  • Citrix Certified Professional - Apps and Desktops

  • Citrix Certified Professional – Mobility (CCP-M)

  • Citrix Certified Professional-Virtualization (CCP-V)

  • Cloud U (Rackspace)

  • Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop 

  • Cloudera Certified Specialist in Apache HBase 

  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials

  • CompTIA Linux+

  • CompTIA Project+

  • CompTIA Server+

  • EMC Cloud Architect Expert (IT-as-a-Service) 

  • EMC Cloud Architect Specialist (Virtualized Information Infrastructure)

  • EMC Data CenterArchitect (all versions)

  • EMC System Administrator - Specialist

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Expert 

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Platform Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Backup Recovery 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Expert 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Specialist

  • EMC Technology Architect - Expert

  • EMC Technology Architect - Specialist

  • HP Accredited Technical Professional (ATP - all)

  • HP Accredited Integration Specialist (AIS) 

  • HP Accredited Solutions Expert (ASE - all) 

  • HP ASE Cloud Architect V2 

  • HP ASE – Cloud Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Data Center and Cloud Architect V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • HP ATP - Cloud Administrator V1

  • HP ATP - Storage Solutions V1

  • HP Certified Systems Administrator

  • HP Certified Systems Engineer 

  • HP Master Accredited Solutions Expert (MASE - all) 

  • HP Master Accredited Certified Systems Engineer 

  • HP Master ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • IBM Advanced Systems Administrator (all)

  • IBM Certified Administrator - SOA Solutions: WebSphere Process Server 

  • IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert - Power Systems with AIX v2/v3 

  • IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect

  • IBM Certified Operator - AIX Basic Ops

  • IBM Certified Solution Advisor - Cloud Computing Advisor V2

  • IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Computing Infrastructure V1

  • IBM Certified Specialist - System z 

  • IBM Certified Systems Administrator - AIX 7

  • IBM Certified Systems Administrator - IBM i 6.1

  • IBM Certified Systems Administrator (all)

  • IBM Certified Systems Expert - AIX and Linux v2 (all)

  • IBM Certified Systems Expert - Virtualization Technical Support for AIX and Linux - v2

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 2)

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 3)

  • Microsoft Certified Architect

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate(all)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Desktop Infrastructure 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Server Infrastructure

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (all)

  • Microsoft Specialist Certification in Microsoft Azure

  • Novell/Certified Novell Engineer

  • Novell/Certified Novell Administrator

  • Novell Certified Instructor 

  • Novell/Certified Directory Engineer

  • Novell Certified Linux Professional

  • Novell Certified Linux Expert 

  • Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator for Solaris 

  • Oracle Certified Professional - Solaris 10 Systems Administrator  

  • Oracle Linux Certified Administrator (OCA)

  • Oracle VM 3.0 for x86 Certified Implementation Specialist

  • PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP)  

  • PMI Project Management Professional 

  • Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service

  • Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

  • Red Hat Certified Architect: Cloud

  • Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS)

  • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer(RHCE)

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator

  • RedHat Certified Technician (RHCT)

  • RedHat Certified Virtualization Administration (RHCVA)

  • SNIA Certified Storage Professional

  • SNIA Certified Storage Networking Expert

  • SNIA Certified Systems Engineer

  • SNIA Certified Architect

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Cloud Infrastructure Administration 

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Cloud Infrastructure Design 

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Administration 

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Design

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional

  • VMware Certified Associate - Cloud

  • VMware Certified Associate - Data Center Virtualization

  • VMware Certified Associate - Workforce Mobility 

  • VMware Certified Design Expert - Cloud 

  • VMware Certified Design Expert

  • VMware Certified Design Expert 5 - Data Center Virtualization

  •  VMware Certified Professional 4/5/6

  • VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization

  • VMware Certified Professional- Cloud 

 
2017 IT SALARY+SKILLS PAY SURVEY REPORT: SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION & ENGINEERING/45 (Tier 2 US Cities)  
(Data collected through January 1, 2017) 
Price: $1750, 67 pages 

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Salaries & bonuses for these jobs:

  • Vice President–Client/Server and Network Computing Systems

  • Director–Client and LAN Systems

  • Director–Systems Engineering (NT/Unix/Linux)

  • Manager–Systems Engineering (NT/Unix/Linux)

  • Manager– Operation Services (NT/Unix/Linux) 

  • Sr. Systems Administrator– Transaction Monitors

  • Systems Administrator–Transaction Monitors

  • Sr. Systems Engineer–NT/Unix/Linux Operating Systems

  • Systems Engineer–NT/Unix/Linux Operating Systems

  • PC Support Technican

  • Sr. Storage/SAN Administrator

  • Storage/SAN Administrator

In these Tier 2 cities:

  • Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM

  • Austin, TX

  • Baltimore, MD

  • Birmingham, AL 

  • Buffalo, NY

  • Charlotte, NC

  • Cincinnati, OH      

  • Cleveland/Akron, OH

  • Columbus, OH

  • Colorado Springs, CO

  • Dayton, OH

  • Denver, CO

  • Des Moines, IA

  • Grand Rapids, MI

  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem NC

  • Greenville/Spartanburg/Anderson, SC

  • Hartford, CT

  • Indianapolis/Ft. Wayne, IN

  • Kansas City, MO

  • Las Vegas, NV

  • Long Island, NY

  • Louisville, KY

  • Madison, WI

  • Memphis, TN  

  • Milwaukee, WI

  • Nashville, TN

  • New Orleans, LA

  • Norfolk/Virginia Beach/ Newport News, VA

  • Oakland/Walnut Creek/ Concord, CA

  • Oklahoma City, OK

  • Omaha, NE

  • Orlando, FL

  • Peoria, IL

  • Pittsburgh, PA

  • Portland, OR

  • Princeton/Central NJ

  • Providence, RI

  • Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • Sacramento, CA

  • Salt Lake City, UT

  • San Antonio, TX

  • Tampa, FL

  • Tulsa, OK

  • Upper Fairfield Cty/New Haven, CT

Pay for these Systems Administration and Engineering skills:    

  • AIX 

  • Ansible

  • Apache Flume

  • Apache HTTP web server

  • Apple OSX/Leopard

  • ATM

  • Business continuity and disaster recovery planning

  • CA Endevor

  • Capacity Management

  • Chef/Opscode

  • Cisco Nexus

  • Citrix XenApp

  • Citrix XenServer

  • Cloud architecture

  • Cloud security

  • Configuration Management

  • DevOps

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

  • Ethernet Switching

  • Fast Ethernet

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1 GigE/10 GigE)

  • HP Converged System

  • HP Quality Center

  • HP-UX 

  • Infrastructure architecture

  • IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)

  • IPX/SPX

  • JBoss 

  • Linux

  • Mac OSX

  • Marketo

  • Microsoft Application Virtualization (AppV)

  • Microsoft BizTalk Server

  • Microsoft Commerce Server (incl. 2007)

  • Microsoft Identity Integration Server 

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA) 

  • Microsoft Sharepoint 

  • Microsoft SCVMM

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016/2014/ 2012/2008/2005

  • Microsoft Virtual Server

  • Mobile device management

  • Mobile operating systems (iOS, Android, etc.)

  • Mobile security

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

  • Network access control/Identity mgt sys.

  • Oracle WebLogic 

  • PaaS

  • Project Management/ Governance

  • Puppet

  • Rackspace Cloud

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Requirements Engineering/ Analysis

  • Wireless sensors/RFID

  • Routing (e.g. OSPF)

  • Salt

  • Security skills with project assignments (e.g. DW, CRM, ERM)

  • Six Sigma/Lean Six Sigma

  • SMTP

  • Solaris

  • SolarWinds

  • Storage administration

  • Tivoli

  • Unix (all)

  • Vagrant

  • vCloud

  • Virtualization (various)

  • Virtual security

  • VMware Server/ESX, ESXi Server

  • VoIP/IP telephony

  • VPN/OpenVPN

  • WebSphere

  • Windows NT

  • Windows Server 2008/2012

  • Windows 7/8/10

Pay for these Systems Administration and Engineering certifications:

  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator-Associate 

  • Certified Cloud Technology Professional

  • Certified Data Centre Management Professional

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Design Specialist

  • Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist

  • Citrix Certified Administrator 

  • Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator

  • Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator  

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer 

  • Citrix Certified Enterprise Expert - Virtualization

  • Citrix Certified Integration Architect

  • Citrix Certified Professional - Apps and Desktops

  • Citrix Certified Professional – Mobility (CCP-M)

  • Citrix Certified Professional-Virtualization (CCP-V)

  • Cloud U (Rackspace)

  • Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop 

  • Cloudera Certified Specialist in Apache HBase 

  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials

  • CompTIA Linux+

  • CompTIA Project+

  • CompTIA Server+

  • EMC Cloud Architect Expert (IT-as-a-Service) 

  • EMC Cloud Architect Specialist (Virtualized Information Infrastructure)

  • EMC Data CenterArchitect (all versions)

  • EMC System Administrator - Specialist

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Expert 

  • EMC Implementation Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Platform Engineer - Specialist 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Backup Recovery 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Expert 

  • EMC Storage Administrator - Specialist

  • EMC Technology Architect - Expert

  • EMC Technology Architect - Specialist

  • HP Accredited Technical Professional (ATP - all)

  • HP Accredited Integration Specialist (AIS) 

  • HP Accredited Solutions Expert (ASE - all) 

  • HP ASE Cloud Architect V2 

  • HP ASE – Cloud Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Data Center and Cloud Architect V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Integrator V1

  • HP ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • HP ATP - Cloud Administrator V1

  • HP ATP - Storage Solutions V1

  • HP Certified Systems Administrator

  • HP Certified Systems Engineer 

  • HP Master Accredited Solutions Expert (MASE - all) 

  • HP Master Accredited Certified Systems Engineer 

  • HP Master ASE - Storage Solutions Architect V1

  • IBM Advanced Systems Administrator (all)

  • IBM Certified Administrator - SOA Solutions: WebSphere Process Server 

  • IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert - Power Systems with AIX v2/v3 

  • IBM Certified Infrastructure Systems Architect

  • IBM Certified Operator - AIX Basic Ops

  • IBM Certified Solution Advisor - Cloud Computing Advisor V2

  • IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Computing Infrastructure V1

  • IBM Certified Specialist - System z 

  • IBM Certified Systems Administrator - AIX 7

  • IBM Certified Systems Administrator - IBM i 6.1

  • IBM Certified Systems Administrator (all)

  • IBM Certified Systems Expert - AIX and Linux v2 (all)

  • IBM Certified Systems Expert - Virtualization Technical Support for AIX and Linux - v2

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 2)

  • Linux Professional Institute certification (LPIC-Level 3)

  • Microsoft Certified Architect

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate(all)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Desktop Infrastructure 

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Server Infrastructure

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (all)

  • Microsoft Specialist Certification in Microsoft Azure

  • Novell/Certified Novell Engineer

  • Novell/Certified Novell Administrator

  • Novell Certified Instructor 

  • Novell/Certified Directory Engineer

  • Novell Certified Linux Professional

  • Novell Certified Linux Expert 

  • Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator for Solaris 

  • Oracle Certified Professional - Solaris 10 Systems Administrator  

  • Oracle Linux Certified Administrator (OCA)

  • Oracle VM 3.0 for x86 Certified Implementation Specialist

  • PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP)  

  • PMI Project Management Professional 

  • Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Infrastructure-as-a-Service

  • Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)

  • Red Hat Certified Architect: Cloud

  • Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist (RHCDS)

  • Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer(RHCE)

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator

  • RedHat Certified Technician (RHCT)

  • RedHat Certified Virtualization Administration (RHCVA)

  • SNIA Certified Storage Professional

  • SNIA Certified Storage Networking Expert

  • SNIA Certified Systems Engineer

  • SNIA Certified Architect

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Cloud Infrastructure Administration 

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Cloud Infrastructure Design 

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Administration 

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Design

  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional

  • VMware Certified Associate - Cloud

  • VMware Certified Associate - Data Center Virtualization

  • VMware Certified Associate - Workforce Mobility 

  • VMware Certified Design Expert - Cloud 

  • VMware Certified Design Expert

  • VMware Certified Design Expert 5 - Data Center Virtualization

  •  VMware Certified Professional 4/5/6

  • VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization

  • VMware Certified Professional- Cloud 

 

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