Network Admin & Security

The reliance on computers for the operation of business and the storage of documents used in those operations increases daily. With the dependence on computers growing, the need for trained professionals in all aspects of computer technology is increasing as well.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, all areas of computer technology are showing double-digit increases in job growth. The area of network administration and security is among the highest in demand.

Network administrators and security professionals are in the business of making sure computer networks are operating properly, and that those who are not authorized to access information on the network are not able to gain entry.

The majority of positions within the network administration and security field require a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The average annual income is $72,560.

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