Description: Analyze, design, test, and evaluate network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), Internet, intranet, and other data communications systems. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. Research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software. Includes telecommunications specialists who deal with the interfacing of computer and communications equipment. May supervise computer programmers.
Sample Job Titles: Network Analyst, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Systems Administrator, Systems Analyst, Network Specialist, Network Technician, System Programmer, Telecommunications Manager, Systems Specialist
Percent Growth: 50%
Number of Openings: 210
Average Annual Wage: $59,163
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