IT network administrator

An IT network administrator focuses on maintaining an organization’s data management network. The IT network extends to the corporate LAN, WAN, intranet, and Internet. Users rely on this web of networking technology to communicate and share, store, and process information. The IT network administrators are responsible for maintaining a reliable, secure, and efficient data communications network.

Education and Certification Requirements

A network administrator job requires a bachelor’s-level information technology or computer science degree. An online IT degree in networking offers the necessary computer training in a convenient digital format. IT network administrators can also build specialized expertise with IT certification programs such as the CompTIA Network+ certification.

IT - Information Technology

Information Technology Jobs

IT spans such a broad subject there are many careers associated with IT, starting with the information technology degree focusing on the branch of engineering that pertains to the use of computers to collect, store, and share and protect information. Other careers in IT include the following:

Recommended Reading: Webopedia’s Huge List of 65 Computer and IT Certifications.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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