System Administrator

Often the role of a Network Administrator and a Systems Administrator a blurred. In smaller organizations a single Administrator may be responsible for both areas however in larger organizations the line can be more distinctly drawn. Possibly a bit of an over simplification, but typically Network administrator take care of the LAN and WAN infrastructure and devices and System Admins take care of the Servers and Desktop End user devices. Looking at this a little more thoroughly we can look at some of the most important duties of each.

Some of the job duties that a Network Administrator may perform on a day to day basis are:

  • Configuring network devices including Routers, Switches, Firewalls and Wireless AP’s
  • Upgrading and repairing computer network infrastructure including cabling, connectors, patch panels
  • Troubleshooting network issues including cabling, connectors, patch panels
  • Assisting network architects with the design of network models
  • Determine an organization’s system needs and install network hardware and software

Some of the job duties that a System Administrator may perform on a day to day basis are

  • Creating users accounts and assign and update security permissions on the networked resources
  • Configure Server resources and services including DNS, DHCP, storage and print resources
  • Troubleshooting of Sever resources and the monitoring of Server resources
  • Assisting in the planning of future hardware and software needs of an organization
  • Training users how to use of software
  • Applying patches, service packs and hotfixes to servers

Employment of network administrators in the computer systems design and related services industry is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026. The Median Pay rate for Network and System Admins in 2017 was $81,100 per year. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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