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What does a System Administrator do?

System Administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operations of an organisation’s computer network systems. These can include local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets, wireless networks and associated hardware and software.

As a System Administrator you’ll be configuring, updating and maintaining system equipment and peripherals — as well as training systems users, troubleshooting faults and managing downtimes.

System Administrator Courses

There are 15 courses available for people who want to become a System Administrator.

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How much do System Administrators earn?

In Australia, a full time System Administrator generally earns $1,932 per week ($100, 464 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience and technical expertise you can expect a higher salary than people who are new in the role.

What are the job opportunities for System Administrators?

There are approximately 13,000 System Administrators working in Australia right now. System Administrators are employed in all industries and employment sectors for private enterprises, non-profits and government departments.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a System Administrator?

System Administrators need a solid background in ICT or a professional qualification. Get started with the Diploma of Information Technology Networking or the Diploma of Information Technology Systems Administration. The diploma takes 12 months to complete.

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Related Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within IT Networks and System Administration and IT Support.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au