ICR

Network and Computer Systems Administrators :

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.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $70,950.00
Average Time to Fill 31 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 1,653
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 10.79 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Technology and Tool Usage
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Integrity
Problem-solving
Written Communication
Creativity
Organization
Professionalism
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Decision-making
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Interacting With Computers

Debug computer programs, software, or systems
Troubleshoot computer network problems
Assist users with software or hardware problems
Maintain network systems
Solve software problems
Troubleshoot computer hardware problems
Solve computer hardware problems
Maintain complex computer databases
Maintain computer software or code
Integrate software into different types of pre-existing environments, architectures, or systems
Configure computer networks
Install hardware, software, or peripheral equipment
Install software applications
Implement security measures for computer or information systems
Plan computer security measures
Create data backups to prevent loss of information
Upload data to website or online server for information sharing
Modify computer network systems
Code data or other information

Thinking Creatively

Develop simple financial data repositories or databases
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Develop complex computer databases
Develop management control systems
Develop computer, network, or database policies, procedures, or standards
Develop records management systems
Develop computer or information security policies or procedures
Write computer programs or code
Design data processing systems
Design data security systems

Documenting/Recording Information

Write documentation for software, applications, or computer operation
Document network-related activities or tasks
Write technical specifications for software or applications
Write technical specifications for computer systems
Write documentation for hardware maintenance tasks
Maintain computer networks to enhance performance and user access
Maintain computer, network, or database records, reports, or files
Manage law enforcement or security-related records or files
Document operational activities


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Software Installation
SAS
Disaster Recovery Planning
Network Hardware/Software Maintenance
HRIS
Informatica
Domain Name System (DNS)



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