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Occupational Report for Network and Computer Systems Administrators (15-1071) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet system or a segment of a network system. Maintain network hardware and software. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May supervise other network support and client server specialists and plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Employment Outlook for Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2010 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average rate for all occupations through 2020. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2020.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

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Current Employment Department Job Openings for Network and Computer Systems Administrators There are 112 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
PACS Administrator 4/22/14 Clackamas
Storage Administrator - Senior 4/22/14 Portland
Support Engineer 4/22/14 Portland
Systems Engineer 4/20/14 Eugene
Systems Engineer 4/20/14 Roseburg
Network Engineering Manager 4/20/14 Portland
Network System Administrator 4/18/14 Albany $30,000/yr to $50,000/yr DOE
Network Tech Support Engineer 4/18/14 Portland $20,000/yr
Network Engineer 4/18/14 Portland
Pasco-Systems Engineer 4/18/14 Portland
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer - Partial Telecomm 4/18/14 Corvallis
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer - Partial Telecomm 4/18/14 Eugene
Systems Administrator 4/18/14 Portland
IT Systems Administrator (Canby, Oregon) 4/17/14 Canby DOE
IT Infrastructure Site Specialist - Oregon 4/17/14 Sweet Home
Product Support Engineer 4/17/14 Beaverton
Systems Administrator 4/16/14 Astoria $48,635/yr to $54,555/yr
DevOps 4/16/14 Portland
Managed Services Monitoring Engineer-Nimsoft 4/16/14 Salem
Managed Services Mainframe Engineer 4/16/14 Salem
Networking Solutions Engineer 4/16/14 Salem
WebSphere Message Broker/MQ Consultant 4/16/14 Salem
Network Validation Engineer 4/16/14 Hillsboro
Network Validation Engineer 4/16/14 Hillsboro
Network Solutions Technician 4/15/14 Portland
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Job Openings from the Web for Network and Computer Systems Administrators The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 397 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
System Admin - GIS 4/22/14 Portland TEKsystems
Storage Engineer 4/22/14 Portland Cambia
Urgently Need: Network Security Engineer 4/21/14 Portland Primus Software Corp
Hardware Security Architect 4/21/14 Intel Corporation
PACS ADMINISTRATOR 4/21/14 Clackamas Kaiser Permanente
Network Administrator #21222 4/21/14 Portland
IT Network Engineer 4/20/14 Eugene Trillium Community Health Plan
PACS ADMINISTRATOR 4/20/14 Clackamas Kaiser Permanente
WINDOWS SYSTEM ADMIN 4/18/14 Portland United Software Group
Tech Support Engineer 4/18/14 Symantec
Network / System Administrator Job # 14-15 Implement support an 4/18/14 Pendleton
Sr. Operational Engineer:VMWare/Windows Server/Network Security and Monitoring Guru 4/18/14 Beaverton Everest Consultants Inc.
VMware Engineer 4/18/14 Beaverton ServerLogic
VMware Engineer 4/18/14 Beaverton ServerLogic
Onsite Technical lead - System Administration 4/18/14 Portland Auritas LLC
Onsite Technical lead - System Administration Portland OR 4/18/14 Portland IDC Technologies
Lead windows-vmware admin-portland OR 4/18/14 Portland IDC Technologies Inc.
System Administration 4/18/14 Portland NITYO INFOTECH
Web Content Management TeamSite Administrator in Portland OR 4/18/14 Portland Themesoft Inc
Jira Admin in Portland OR 4/18/14 Portland Themesoft Inc
Hadoop Administrator 4/18/14 Portland Syrainfotek
System Administrator / Production Ops Interns - PDX 4/17/14 Portland Marketo Inc
Validation Engineer - Network Job 4/17/14 Beaverton Yoh
Systems Engineer 4/17/14 Eugene TEKsystems
Systems Engineer 4/17/14 Roseburg TEKsystems
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State of Oregon License Information for Network and Computer Systems Administrators No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Region ---------------- 2013 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $21.55 $26.11 $32.61 $40.37 $47.04 $33.46 $69,595
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 22.59 25.72 30.60 38.78 45.65 31.83 66,197
Multnomah / Washington 21.87 26.41 33.45 42.09 49.97 34.48 71,720
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 23.75 27.77 33.70 38.79 43.35 33.37 69,409
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 21.90 27.83 32.42 35.81 40.37 31.71 65,938
Lane 20.83 25.29 31.00 36.78 45.63 31.70 65,921
Douglas 24.47 26.55 30.41 35.65 39.99 30.83 64,140
Coos / Curry 21.85 25.94 31.19 36.15 43.05 32.06 66,686
Jackson / Josephine 20.32 23.48 28.54 35.40 42.84 29.75 61,887
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 20.62 24.90 30.51 37.99 45.77 31.85 66,237
Klamath / Lake 25.41 29.14 33.46 38.89 43.15 33.39 69,462
Morrow / Umatilla 17.35 21.18 30.75 40.61 45.52 30.75 63,966
Baker / Union / Wallowa 19.83 21.46 25.05 29.65 40.53 26.95 56,064
Grant / Harney / Malheur 24.37 25.90 28.45 33.46 36.86 29.33 61,004
Clackamas 20.59 25.40 33.05 41.36 47.49 33.49 69,664
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Regional Employment Projections for Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2010 2020 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 3,512 4,138 626 17.8% 63 65 127
Multnomah / Washington 1,949 2,331 382 19.6% 38 36 74
Lane 318 379 61 19.2% 6 6 12
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 294 333 39 13.3% 4 5 9
Clackamas 237 268 31 13.1% 3 4 7
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 161 183 22 13.7% 2 3 5
Jackson / Josephine 140 158 18 12.9% 2 3 4
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 93 112 19 20.4% 2 2 4
Douglas 42 44 2 4.8% 0 1 1
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 35 39 4 11.4% 0 1 1
Klamath / Lake 34 39 5 14.7% 0 1 1
Morrow / Umatilla 32 40 8 25.0% 1 1 2
Coos / Curry 29 32 3 10.3% 0 1 1
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 26 28 2 7.7% 0 1 1
Baker / Union / Wallowa 23 26 3 13.0% 0 0 1
Grant / Harney / Malheur 17 19 2 11.8% 0 0 1

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
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Industries of Employment for Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Industry
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Ownership 2010
Employment
Utilities Private 29
Manufacturing Private 398
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 218
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Private 173
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing Private 29
Wholesale Trade Private 151
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 76
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 33
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers Private 49
Retail Trade Private 113
Electronics and Appliance Stores Private 38
Nonstore Retailers Private 52
Information Private 502
Publishing Industries (except Internet) Private 171
Software Publishers Private 150
Telecommunications Private 150
Wired Telecommunications Carriers Private 125
Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services Private 127
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services Private 127
Other Information Services Private 27
Finance and Insurance Private 294
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities Private 112
Depository Credit Intermediation Private 60
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation Private 35
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Private 171
Insurance Carriers Private 141
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities Private 30
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Private 27
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 561
Legal Services Private 42
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services Private 27
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services Private 56
Computer Systems Design and Related Services Private 325
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services Private 27
Scientific Research and Development Services Private 30
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 397
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 102
Administrative and Support Services Private 97
Business Support Services Private 35
Educational Services Private 87
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Private 53
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 145
Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 78
Offices of Physicians Private 38
Social Assistance Private 35
Other Services (except Public Administration) Private 66
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 56
Educational Services State 32
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 32
Public Administration State 115
Administration of Economic Programs State 27
Utilities Local 27
Educational Services Local 135
Elementary and Secondary Schools Local 55
Junior Colleges Local 65
Public Administration Local 199
Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support Local 142
Administration of Human Resource Programs Local 43
Educational Requirements for Network and Computer Systems Administrators Workers typically need a Bachelor's degree to enter this occupation.
Skills for Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Apply Computer Networking Technology
  • Apply Computer Science Principles
  • Apply Data Security Procedures
  • Apply Data Storage Technology
  • Apply Knowledge Of Mainframe Computers
  • Apply Linear Algebra
  • Apply Mathematics To Operations Research
  • Apply Mathematics To Statistical Modeling
  • Apply Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Apply Statistical Methods
  • Apply Structural Analysis Principles To Computer Systems
  • Assist Co-Workers With Hardware Problems
  • Configure Computers In Industrial Or Manufacturing Setting
  • Coordinate Teams
  • Design Computer Networks
  • Design Data Processing Systems
  • Design Data Security Systems
  • Develop Management Control Systems
  • Develop Or Program Web Sites
  • Document Findings And Discoveries
  • Document Work In Progress
  • Evaluate Computer System User Requests
  • Evaluate Computer System Users' Requirements And Requests
  • Evaluate Prototype Computer Software Systems
  • Explain Complex Mathematical Information
  • Implement Computer System Changes
  • Maintain Computers And Related Equipment
  • Maintain Data Bases On Multi-User Computer Systems
  • Manipulate Operating System To Improve Performance
  • Monitor Computer And Device Operation
  • Operate Computer Networks
  • Prepare Diagrams And Charts To Support Conclusions From Mathematical And Statistical Models
  • Prepare Mathematical Simulation Models
  • Prepare Reports In Timely Manner
  • Program Mainframe Computer
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Provide Technical Support To Computer Users
  • Test And Troubleshoot Computer Programs And Systems
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Calculus
  • Use Computer Application Flow Charts
  • Use Project Management Techniques
  • Work As A Team Member
  • Write Technical Specifications For Computer Systems, Software And Applications
Schools and Training Providers for Network and Computer Systems Administrators The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd
La Grande, OR 97850
Phone: (541) 962-3672
Programs of Training:
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405-0640
Phone: (541) 463-3000
Programs of Training:
ITT Technical Institute-Portland
9500 NE Cascades Parkway
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 255-6500
Programs of Training:
Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Everest College
425 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 222-3225
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420-2193
Phone: (541) 888-2525
Programs of Training:
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132
Phone: (503) 538-8383
Programs of Training:
Portland State University
724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-4433
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
Northwest Christian University
828 East 11th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401-3745
Phone: (541) 343-1641
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
New Horizons Computer Learning Ctr of Ptld., Inc.
2345 NW Amberbrook Dr. Ste #125
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 641-1023
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
Phone: (503) 838-8000
Programs of Training:
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd
Ontario, OR 97914
Phone: (541) 881-8822
Programs of Training:
DeVry University-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225-6651
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 383-7500
Programs of Training:
Heald College
6035 NE 78th Ct.
Portland, OR 97218
Phone: (503) 505-5428
Programs of Training:
University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus
13221 SW 68th Pkwy Ste 500
Tigard, OR 97223-8328
Phone: (877) 776-0766
Programs of Training:
Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219-7132
Phone: (503) 244-6111
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
University of Oregon
110 Johnson Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-1000
Programs of Training:
Klamath Community College
7390 South Sixth Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97603-7121
Phone: (541) 882-3521
Programs of Training:
Pioneer Pacific College
27501 SW Parkway Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070-9296
Phone: (503) 682-3903
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Network and Computer Systems Administrators These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Lane Community College
Mt Hood Community College
Portland Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Network and Computer Systems Administrators matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Network Systems And Data Communications Analysts 55%
Computer Specialists, All Other 50%
Database Administrators 42%
Computer Systems Analysts 41%
Computer And Information Scientists, Research 39%
Computer Support Specialists 37%
Computer Programmers 36%
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 30%