Description: Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet system or a segment of a network system. Maintain network hardware and software. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.
Sample Job Titles: Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator), Information Technology Manager (IT Manager), Information Technology Director (IT Director), Systems Engineer, Network Manager, Network Specialist
Percent Growth: 20%
Number of Openings: 174
Average Annual Wage: $51,660
High Wage: Yes
High Demand: Yes
High Skill: Yes
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Source: Job Service North Dakota
Numbers are based on 2008-2018 projected IT workforce needs