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Core Skills
Operating Systems - Windows, UNIX, Linus, Oracel Solaris, OS, Development environments Network security - Intrusion prevention systems (IPS), vulnerability assessment solutions, threat analysis Firewalls, VPN Cloud concepts
Power Competencies
Problem solving, communications particularly with end users, critical thinking, well organized, active listening


COMPTIA A+ COMPTIA Network + COMPTIRA Security + Microsoft - MTH, MSCA, MSCA, CISCO - CCT, CCNA, CCHE, COMPTIA Project +, COMPTIA Cloud Essentials, COMPTIA Linux+, COMPTIA Server +,, Redhat, VMWare, AWS, Google Cloud, IBM,

Educational Providers

Public and private 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities Bootcamps & technical Centers Certification entities such as COMPTIA, Microsoft, Google, ITIL

Ohio Median Salary


A Network / Systems Administrator...

Install, configure, and maintain an organization’s local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), data communications network, operating systems, and physical and virtual servers. Perform system monitoring and verify the integrity and availability of hardware, network, and server resources and systems. Review system and application logs and verify completion of scheduled jobs, including system backups. Analyze network and server resource consumption and control user access. Install and upgrade software and maintain software licenses. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.

Alternative Titles

Information Analyst, Information Systems Manager (IS Manager), Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), LAN Specialist (Local Area Network Specialist), Local Area Network Administrator (LAN Administrator), Network Administrator, Network Coordinator, Network Manager, Systems Administrator


You should be: Experienced at installing and maintaining network and hardware Able to demonstrate a proven and thorough understanding of switches, routers and networked communications. Ready and willing to resolve issues with network performance in a proactive manner with a passion for 5-9's reliability Credentialed in computer science, computer engineering or network administration or related disciplines