ANZSCO 263111 Computer Network and System Engineer

ANZSCO 263111 Computer Network and System Engineer

Computer Network and System Engineer Job Details

Computer Network and System Engineers, classified under ANZSCO 263111, are responsible for strategizing, designing, implementing, overseeing, and fine-tuning network and system services. In this role, they also manage configurations and ensure the overall operational readiness of network applications, encompassing various operating systems and setups. Additionally, they provide services for the detection and troubleshooting of network issues.

Skill Requirement

Skill Level: Level 1 or Equivalent

Skills Assessment AuthorityACS (Australian Computer Society)


  1. Computer Network Engineer
  2. Computer Systems Integrator

Occupation list information

Occupation on the skill listOccupation not on the skill list
Combined Skilled Occupations List (STSOL MLTSSL)Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL)
Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL) 

Visa Provision

As one of the occupations with the highest demand on the MLTSSL occupation skill list, candidates for the position of computer network and system engineer are qualified to apply for any visa under the General Skilled Migration Program.

The professions that fall under this category of visas include

  1. Independent Professional 189
  2. 190 Nominated Skilled
  3. Nominated 489 skilled regionally
  4. Regional Sponsored Skilled 489

If you have a solid job offer, you may be eligible to apply for an employer-sponsored visa.

Unit Group: 2621 Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialist

Occupations in this Category
  1. 263111 Computer Network and Systems Engineer
  2. 263112 Network Administrator
  3. 263113 Network Analyst

Skill Requirement

The bulk of the jobs in this unit group typically require a bachelor’s degree or higher qualification. It is possible to substitute a formal qualification for both the minimum five years of pertinent experience and the vendor certification. In some cases, relevant work experience or on-the-job training may be required in addition to formal education (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

What do system and computer network engineers do?

According to client needs, system requirements, and technological requirements, program code should be conceived, created, tested, maintained, and documented.


  1. Creating, configuring, and integrating computer systems is task one. It entails analyzing, designing, interpreting, and reviewing complicated system design and architecture specifications, data models, and diagrams.
  2. To ensure that networks are built to perform as effectively as feasible, conduct research on, look at, evaluate, and test network infrastructure.
  3. Monitoring network performance together with associated hardware, software, communications, and operating system upgrades
  4.  Providing cutting-edge knowledge to support and manage network issues and crises
  5.  Updating and managing fresh networks, servers, software, database systems, and settings
  6.  Provide network programming in order to satisfy certain market demands and requirements
  7. Establishing and administering network inventory methods and paperwork, locating and resolving network faults, modernizing and enhancing networks, and offering maintenance guidance.
  8.  Upholding network integrity and increasing network effectiveness by keeping an eye on activity, capacity, and use.

English Requirement

  1. IELTS score of minimum 6  (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  2. OET score with a minimum grade of B in all sections;
  3. TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12, R:13, W:21, S:23, and overall L93);
  4. PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking, and 65 overall


  • There are Australian Graduate exceptions in some states and territories.
  • In some states and territories, Priority Skilled Lists can be used to meet a certain requirement.
  • The United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and Ireland will not be allowed to take the IELTS or OET.

If mandatory licensing or registration is necessary, you must either meet the licensing or registration requirements or have a minimum IELTS or comparable level, whichever is higher.

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