Network or Systems Administrator
Network & Systems Administrators
are the information technology experts responsible for the efficient use of networks by organizations.
• Monitoring and adjusting
• Making recommendations for
enhancements and implementation
of current and future servers and
• Involvment in design, testing and
evaluation of network systems,
LANs or WANs, Internet, intranet
and other data communications
• Client-server applications
Excellent interpersonal communication skills required for troubleshooting and effective client interactions.
• Practical experience; ability to demonstrate fundamental computer skills
• Technical elearning certifications
• Computer-related Associate's Degree or some college
• Bachelor's Degree
Ref: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook
2004 -05 Edition
What to Expect
The demand for knowledgeable network administrators to manage cyber-security to protect business information is on the rise.
Network administrators who are educated about wireless Internet technology are in high demand.
Those who enhance their skills with further education and elearning maintain a competitive edge to progress within their career field.
Network administrator careers are available in various industries such as government, wholesale and retail, manufacturing, data processing, finance, insurance and other information industries.
• Network Administrator
• Systems Administrator
• Computer Security Specialist
• Computer Specialist
• Computer Consultant