The State of Sysadmin

Here at PDQ, we’re passionate about sysadmins — because we are sysadmins. Over the years, we’ve asked sysadmins just like you to provide insights into your daily lives. We hope you find the information useful!

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2023 Survey results

Our 2023 State of Sysadmin is here! We surveyed over 1,000 IT pros to understand salaries, favorite tools, and cyber security trends. Check out the results!

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2022 Survey results

The COVID-19 pandemic upended every aspect of our lives — and we’re all still adjusting. Learn how the sysadmin community coped in the midst of this upheaval.

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2022 Sysadmin Salaries

Understand how your salary compares to the broader sysadmin community, including by industry and years of experience.

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2022 Sysadmin toolbox

Discover the top tools sysadmins use to securely scale and monitor hundreds of devices across operating systems and locations.

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