Network Administrators design, install, configure and monitor the computer hardware and software systems that make up a computer network.
Networks can range from local-area networks in one building, to wide-area networks connecting multiple offices or systems (including mobile) across town or across the world.
Also known as: Network Engineer/Specialist Network Administrator, Network Analyst, or Computer Network and Systems Engineer
The following are recommended qualifications for this role:
NZ Diploma in Networking (Level 6) (More info at NZQA)
NZ Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6) (More info at NZQA)
Highly specialized Network Engineers may have a Bachelor or Masters Degree
See What to study for more information.
The following professional certification is recommended for those practicing in this role:
Certified Technologist (CTech) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)
These industry certifications may be helpful for this role: