Network Administrator

Network Administrators perform support, maintenance, and administration of network infrastructures.

Also Called

LAN Specialist
LAN Administrator
CISCO Administrator
Network Specialist


Network Administrators maintain network infrastructure such as switches and routers. They also diagnose problems to network connectivity and must ensure that the organization’s network runs efficiently. They ensure that computers and other devices run smoothly so the organization can continue work. Network Administrators also troubleshoot problems as they arise. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

These are some of the core duties and responsibilities of a Network Administrator, however, specific tasks will depend on the type of business, organization, client, or project.


  • Examine and monitor daily performance of the organization’s network
  • Install network hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems or issues
  • Add users, manage passwords, delete old accounts, construct firewalls, or perform other protective measures to ensure proper security


Products/Technologies a Network Administrator may work with:

  • Cisco
  • Juniper
  • f5 VOIP
  • Avaya


The average monthly salary of a Network Administrator in Philippines ranges between Php 0 - Php 0 (median: Php 0).

0 to 2 years experience

P28,000 - P50,000

(median: P0)

  • 28000
  • 50000

3 to 5 years experience

P40,000 - P80,000

(median: P0)

  • 40000
  • 80000

6 to 10 years experience

P80,000 - P150,000

(median: P0)

  • 80000
  • 150000

More than 10 years

P120,000 - P200,000

(median: P0)

  • 120000
  • 200000



These are some of the skills & qualifications a Network Administrator needs. These may vary depending on the specific requirements of the business or organization.


Technical Knowledge:

  • Networks: LAN and WAN
  • Servers
  • Operating systems
  • Cloud computing
  • Upgrade and maintenance
  • System monitoring tools


Other Key Qualities/Abilities/Knowledge:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Problem sensitivity


Sample Certifications:

These are examples of certifications that some companies may look for/require

  • Cisco: CNNP, CCIE, CCNP Data Center


Local Area Network (LAN)
Operating Systems
Cloud Computing
System Monitoring Tools

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