Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Networking | DNS
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-02-2010, 09:19 PM   #1
In Runtime
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 217
Default Starting a Network Administrator career.

When I get out of the Marines, I'd like to start a career as a network administrator. That's what I do now so, if all goes as planned, by the time it's time to get out, I will have:

A+ cert (already have)
Net+ cert (already have)
Sec+ cert (already have)
~4 yrs experience.

Anything else I should try to get to make job hunting easier? Should I be able to make decent money? Probably going to stay in CA but that's not in stone...anywhere that is better for the industry than other places?

Rmp5s is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2010, 09:40 AM   #2
Fully Optimized
jmacavali's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 4,867
Default Re: Starting a Network Administrator career.

You are well on your way. I don't think there is anything you'll need to do to better improve on the resume. The only thing that employers might notice is that you don't have a true "networking" degree (at least I'm assuming you don't since you are in the Marines). However, being in the Marines should be a resonable reason to not have gone to college.

Nework Admins are needed where ever there are computers. An in todays age computers are everywhere. I think you should be able to find a job where ever you want to live. You will generally make an above average salary in comparison to the standard of living in the area.
Don't take life too seriously -- no one gets out alive. Plus, who wants to arrive to the hereafter in pristine condition wearing a suit and tie?
I want to slide in sideways, worn out, used up, hair a mess, clothes tattered, & screaming, "Whooo! What a ride!"
jmacavali is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:49 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0