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IT Network Systems Administration

IT Network Systems Administration in action

Providing information technology (IT) services to commercial and public sectors to ensure systems run smoothly and without interruption.

IT Network Systems Administration could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Fixing things
  • Using computers

More about IT Network Systems Administration

For the IT Network Systems Administrator, the work environment can range from data centres to network operations centres, internet service providers and data centres like climate-controlled server rooms. The ability to communicate, problem solve, and research and understand the latest industry developments is paramount.

Their work involves providing a wide range of services, including user support, design, troubleshooting, and installing, configuring and updating both operating systems and network devices.

Why choose IT Network Systems Administration?

The best thing about my skill is that it is part of new technologies, and it is a transferable technology in all companies. WorldSkills allows you to measure yourself with the highest in the industry so that you and your country improve.
— Oscar Castillo, Competitor at WorldSkills London 2011

Recent medallists in IT Network Systems Administration

WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition

  • Photo of Wonyeong Park

    Wonyeong Park


  • Photo of Kento Kamiya

    Kento Kamiya


  • Photo of ZHE-WEI ZHANG


    Chinese Taipei

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The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.

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