ANZSCO 263112 Network Administrator

ANZSCO 263112 Network Administrator

Network Administrator Job Details

The network administrator, who combines network infrastructure research and evaluation, holds the responsibility of configuring, provisioning, and organizing the organization’s network.

Skill Requirement

Skill Level: Level 1 or Equivalent

Skills Assessment AuthorityACS (Australian Computer Society)


  1. LAN Administrator

Alternative Titles: 

  1. Network Specialist
  2. Network Support

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: 2631 Computer Network Professionals

Application for a skilled regional nominated 489 visa or a skilled nominated 190 visa that contains the STSOL list of short-term skilled jobs is accepted from applicants for network administrators. If you work in this field and want to qualify for a General Skilled Migration visa, you would need to apply for a state appointment before travelling to Australia.

Despite the fact that this occupation is included in the STSOL, it’s possible that no nation has a genuine market for its practitioners. You might wish to check into obtaining an employer sponsor in Australia if an occupation is not included on the online assessment since it is not truly required by a state or territory in Australia.

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

Skill Requirement

A bachelor’s degree or higher education is often required for the bulk of the positions in this unit category. Vendor certification or a minimum of five years of relevant experience cannot be substituted for a formal qualification. In certain situations, in addition to formal schooling, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

What is the role of a network administrator?

They ensure the efficient running of the complete network by providing high-level technical help such as the upkeep of software systems, security equipment, and network infrastructure. They enact upgrades and enhancements, seal any potential security gaps, and keep an eye on server security. Additionally, they give training to help all users assess, identify, and resolve any technical issues, as well as provide advice.


  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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