Network and Computer Systems Administrators

$82.05K Median Salary 27K Job Openings (Annual Projection) 6.1% Job Growth

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About This Career

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

Reported Job Titles

Information Analyst, Information Systems Manager (IS Manager), Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), LAN Specialist (Local Area Network Specialist), Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator), Network Administrator, Network Coordinator, Network Manager, Network Specialist, Systems Administrator

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Network monitoring softwareWeb platform development softwareDevelopment environment softwareData base management system softwareOperating system softwareEnterprise resource planning ERP softwareAdministration softwareObject or component oriented development softwareData base user interface and query softwareConfiguration management softwareTransaction security and virus protection softwareEnterprise application integration softwareApplication server softwareAccess softwareNetwork security or virtual private network VPN management softwareBusiness intelligence and data analysis softwareInternet directory services softwareProject management softwareElectronic mail softwareGraphics or photo imaging softwareNetwork operating system enhancement softwareNetwork security and virtual private network VPN equipment softwareAnalytical or scientific softwareBackup or archival softwareEnterprise system management softwareObject oriented data base management softwareFile versioning softwareFinancial analysis softwareComputer aided design CAD softwareData base reporting softwareHuman resources softwareProgram testing softwareMap creation softwareSpreadsheet softwareMetadata management softwareMedical softwarePattern design softwareContent workflow softwareAuthentication server softwareHelpdesk or call center softwareExpert system softwareDocument management softwareDesktop communications softwareCommunications server softwareDesktop publishing softwarePortal server softwareGateway softwareCustomer relationship management CRM softwareTransaction server softwareOffice suite softwareGraphical user interface development softwareSales and marketing softwareInternet protocol IP multimedia subsystem softwarePlatform interconnectivity softwarePresentation softwareWeb page creation and editing softwareRequirements analysis and system architecture softwareStorage networking softwareIndustrial control softwareCompiler and decompiler softwareComputer based training softwareOptical network management software

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