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IT Network Systems Administration

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

Why choose this skill?

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

More about this skill

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.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of SUNGWON YUN

    SUNGWON YUN

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Leonid Shmakov

    Leonid Shmakov

    Russia
    Gold

  • Photo of Wei Xiao

    Wei Xiao

    China
    Bronze

  • Photo of Akos Varga

    Akos Varga

    Hungary
    Bronze

  • Photo of Patrick Taibel

    Patrick Taibel

    Austria
    Bronze

  • Photo of Ryoichi Satoyama

    Ryoichi Satoyama

    Japan
    Bronze

  • Photo of Kangli Li

    Kangli Li

    Singapore
    Bronze

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Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification 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.