Network or Systems Administrator
Job Role

Network & Systems Administrators are the information technology experts responsible for the efficient use of networks by organizations.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Monitoring and adjusting
     performance of existing networks

  • 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.

Recommended Education

 •  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.

Employment Opportunities

  • Network Administrator

  • Systems Administrator

  • Computer Security Specialist

  • Computer Specialist

  • Computer Consultant
LearnKey Courses

• CompTIA A+

• CompTIA Network+

• CompTIA Security+

• Exchange Server 2003 Design

• Exchange Server 2003 Implementation

• ISA Server

• Windows MCSE

• Wireless Network Administration
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