System Administrator

Systems Administrators are responsible for the technical design, implementation, and performance tuning and recovery procedures for enterprise systems

Also Called

Operating systems Administrator
Windows administrator
Linux Administrator
Solaris Administrator
Redhat Linux Administrator
Unix Administrator


Systems Administrators are responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation, and the highest level of performance tuning and recovery procedures for enterprise systems. They serve as the technical expert in the area of a system administration for complex operating systems.

System Administrators are in charge of ensuring reliable and successful operations of an organization’s network operations and data centers. They have specific expertise with a system’s underlying platform (such as Windows or Linux).


Duties and Responsibilities:

These are some of the core duties and responsibilities of a Systems Administrator, however, specific tasks will depend on the type of business, organization, client, or project.

  • Keep proper documentation of assets such as hardware and software types, counts, and licenses
  • Maintain a list of hardware and software inventory as well as license details
  • Perform server health checkups
  • Create backup and disaster recovery plans
  • Do operating systems patches


Products/Technologies a Systems Administrator may work with:

  • Open-Source: Linux, RedHat Linux, Ubuntu
  • Proprietary: MS Windows, Apple MAC OS, IBM OS/2, Google Chrome, Oracle Solaris, UNIX


The average monthly salary of a System Administrator in Philippines ranges between Php 0 - Php 0 (median: Php 0).

0 to 2 years experience

P28,000 - P50,000

(median: P0)

  • 28000
  • 50000

3 to 5 years experience

P40,000 - P80,000

(median: P0)

  • 40000
  • 80000

6 to 10 years experience

P80,000 - P150,000

(median: P0)

  • 80000
  • 150000

More than 10 years

P120,000 - P200,000

(median: P0)

  • 120000
  • 200000


Linux OS
Windows OS
Red Hat
Mac OS
Operating Systems

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