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Network Administrator vs. Network Engineer: What's the Difference?

Oct 27, 2021 10:11:50 AM

It takes the efforts of many different professionals to set computer networks up and keep them operating smoothly and efficiently.

Two of the most common roles are network administrator and network engineer.

But what’s the difference between them?

It gets a bit confusing because the two positions have a lot of overlap. And some companies treat them like one and the same.

However, generally speaking, engineers design and develop networks while administrators maintain and manage them.

This post offers a clear breakdown of the differences in job duties, salaries, training requirements, and more.

Keep reading to see how network administrators and network engineers compare.

Want to Become a Network Administrator? Training & Skills You'll Need to Succeed

Dec 21, 2018 8:56:56 AM

This is an excellent time to become a network administrator in Ontario. The province boasts a 3/3 star-rating for employment outlook for this occupation (Government of Canada Job Bank), and a forecast of continued demand for the next 10 years.

Why are network administrators is such high demand in Ontario? What's driving this trend? There are a few important factors at play.

First, our growing dependence on computers (and networks) for business is creating more jobs for IT professionals—not just in Ontario, but all across Canada.

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