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Technical Occupations in Computer and Information Systems

Computer and network operators establish, operate, maintain, and coordinate the use of local and wide area networks (LANs and WANs), mainframe networks, hardware, software and related computer equipment. Web technicians set up and maintain internet and intranet web sites and web server hardware and software, and monitor and optimize network connectivity and performance.

Requirements:

  • Completion of a college program in computer science, computer programming or network administration, web technology or in a related field is usually required.
  • College or other courses in computer programming or network administration are usually required.
  • Certification or training provided by software vendors may be required by some employers.

Future Prospects:

These occupations will have small but sustained increases in employment over the next ten years.

Job Prospects