Network and Computer Systems Administrator

1608 WordsJun 10, 20087 Pages
I am proposing to write about becoming a network and computer systems administrator, one of the reasons I chose this field to do my final project on is I am already in this field of work and feel that I have a fairly good background and plenty of information to share with others. I started in the Information Technology field in 2000 as a System Support Specialist for a fairly good sized Insurance Company. I have always like computer and figuring out what makes them work so when I had the chance to apply for a job in this field I jumped at it. The internet plays a large part of every company’s day-to-day business. I performed research in the form of a survey on how individuals chose their career choice and their field of study. In…show more content…
The benefits of certifications can be looked at from the perspective of the job seeker and from the employer looking to better the skill of themselves or for their staff. There is however the conflict of employers and employees over whether or not the company should pay for the certification. Some employers feel that paying for the certification will give the employee more ammunition to negotiate raises and promotions with little benefit to the company. The employee and the employer need to find the right fit for individuals wishing to obtain an IT Certification that will benefit both of them justly. Keston, Geoff (2007). IT Certification Options, Faulkner Information Services. The pay scale that you can expect to receive will depend on the degree that you obtain but can range anywhere from about $45,000. To about $80,000 per year. You are at a point in your life where you begin to think about a career choice, what College you want to attend and what you are going to need to achieve before you can start applying for jobs in your chosen career filed. So now you have chosen a career choice of Information Technology but you have several choices to make within this field. When you decide that you want a job in the field of Information Technology you first need to figure out what side of the field you want to be on there is the Network side and then there is the Computer Hardware side. These are two totally different
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