Computer Network Professionals

Snapshot

Computer Network Professionals research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software, and monitor and optimise performance, and troubleshoot and provide user support.

 
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Computer Network Professionals
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
24,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1442
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

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  • analysing, developing, interpreting and evaluating complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems
  • researching, analysing, evaluating and monitoring network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance
  • assessing and recommending improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems
  • providing specialist skills in supporting and troubleshooting network problems and emergencies
  • installing, configuring, testing, maintaining and administering new and upgraded networks, software database applications, servers and workstations
  • providing network programming in support of specific business needs and requirements
  • preparing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network inventory, and recording diagnosis and resolution of network faults, enhancements and modifications to networks, and maintenance instructions
  • monitoring network traffic, and activity, capacity and usage to ensure continued integrity and optimal network performance

Job Titles

  • Computer Network and Systems Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Analyst

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking
  • Diploma of Information Technology Networking

University

  • Bachelor of Information Technology *

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