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Technical Support Focus In Networking Careers

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Technical Support
Networking Careers


Average Annual Salary for Network Technicians:

Entry level Technical Support professionals can earn as much as $12 per hour. With experience, network technician can earn $21 to $36 per hour

Necessary education for networking Careers:

A degree / certification of completion in Computer Networking


What is networking in a nutshell?

A Technical Support people tend to focus on the setup, troubleshooting, and repair of specific hardware and software products.

Types of networking careers:

Customer Service Helpdesk or Tech Support at places such as Dell & Hewlett Packard

Other jobs in Networking

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Systems Engineer
  • Network Service Technician
  • Network Programmer/Analyst
  • Network/Information Systems Manager

Networking Skills & Responsibilities:

Technical Support provide technical assistance, support, and advice to customers and other users. They answer telephone calls, analyze problems by using automated diagnostic programs, and resolve recurring difficulties. Support specialists may work either within a company that uses computer systems or directly for a computer hardware or software vendor.

Network Engineer / Network Administrator - in general, network administrators configure and manage LANs and sometimes WANs which is more behind the user than work performed at a user's station or regarding an individual user's machine. The job function of a Network Engineer differs little from that of a Network Administrator. Company A may use one title while Company B uses the other to refer to essentially the same position.

  • Firewall Management
  • Microsoft Servers
  • Network Backup and Recovery
  • Network Devices
  • Network Performance Analysis
  • Network Switching
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Operating Systems - Configuration/Management
  • Windows Systems Administration
  • Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs)


Future Outlook for Networking:

Job prospects will be best for college graduates who are up to date with the latest skills and technologies, particularly if they have supplemented their formal education with some relevant work experience.

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