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Description

As Network Administrators, we maintain computer infrastructure with a focus on networking. Depending upon the organization, our responsibilities vary but managing on-site servers, software-network interactions, and network integrity are part of our daily responsibilities. We ensure smooth operations by avoiding disruptions to service. Working as Network Administrators, we install and implement security programs. We also evaluate implementing networks and are responsible for ensuring computer hardware and network infrastructure are effectively maintained. We make sure the disk images are installed on new computers and licenses are paid up to date for the software.

Core tasks:

  • email and internet filters
  • network monitoring
  • managing network updates
  • maintain standards for server installations and applications

Insights

Years on other jobs

How many years do people usually work on other jobs before becoming a Network Administrator?
3-5 years
Years on other jobs
On average, people work more than 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a Network Administrator.

Position lifespan

How long does a Network Administrator work in this position across multiple employers?
3-5 years
Position lifespan
On average, a Network Administrator works in this position for 3-5 years across multiple employers.

Job hopper score

How likely is a Network Administrator to change companies while holding the same title?
High
Job hopper score
The job hopper score is High for a Network Administrator.

Career path

Path to job

Prior positions

Most people held these titles before becoming a Network Administrator.
12 %
Systems Administrator
Avg. length of tenure:3 years
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8 %
Network Engineer
Avg. length of tenure:3 years
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Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

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Community College of the Air Force
DeVry University-Arizona

Path after job

Subsequent positions

A Network Administrator typically moves on to these titles.
13 %
Network Engineer
Avg. length of tenure:3 years
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12 %
Systems Administrator
Avg. length of tenure:4 years
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Community

Demographics

Age

Network Administrator age distribution

Gender ratio

Network Administrator gender distribution
GenderRatio
male90.6%
female9.4%

Workplaces

Top employers

These companies currently have Network Administrator positions open.
National Security
Large size

Industries

Check out the different industries a Network Administrator typically has experience in.
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