System and Network Administrators combine the disciplines of computer systems expertise (the components that make a computer run), and network expertise (the science of making all computers in a network work in harmony). While a systems admin would be concerned with, for example, data setup, recovery, upkeep and security, the network admin would focus on configuring and supporting a businesses LAN and WAN networks. In many cases, the responsibilities of the positions do overlap. Qualifications include bachelor’s degrees in computer science or IT and related certifications.
Top jobs in System & Network Administration include: Network Engineer, Software Engineer and IT Systems Administrator.