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Occupational Report for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts (15-1081) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Analyze, design, test, and evaluate network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), Internet, intranet, and other data communications systems. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. Research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software. Include telecommunications specialists who deal with the interfacing of computer and communications equipment. May supervise computer programmers.

Employment Outlook for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2010 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average rate for all occupations through 2020. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2020.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts There are 289 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Network Tech Support Engineer 4/18/14 Portland $20,000/yr
Security Technician 4/18/14 Portland
SR Network Specialist 4/18/14 Portland
Network Engineer 4/18/14 Portland
Pasco-Systems Engineer 4/18/14 Portland
Telecomm Analyst 4/18/14 Portland
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S, Advance Protocols, MPLS 4/18/14 Eugene
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer - Partial Telecomm 4/18/14 Corvallis
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer - Partial Telecomm 4/18/14 Eugene
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S, Advance Protocols, MPLS 4/18/14 Corvallis
Systems Administrator 4/18/14 Portland
Telecommunications Support - Network Services (2214) 4/17/14 Portland DOE, Neg.
IT Systems Administrator (Canby, Oregon) 4/17/14 Canby DOE
Sr. Developer- C#/ASP.NET 4/17/14 Portland
Java Developer- Direct Placement 4/17/14 Portland
Network Security Engineer - Hillsboro - (DM17430) 4/17/14 Hillsboro
Developer - PHP/Perl/Java 4/17/14 Lake Oswego
Information Designer 4/17/14 Beaverton
Lead Web Developer for a family owned rapidly growing firm! 4/17/14 Beaverton
Ruby on Rails Developer 4/17/14 Portland
IT Infrastructure Site Specialist - Oregon 4/17/14 Sweet Home
Network Security Engineer - Hillsboro - (DM17430) 4/17/14 Hillsboro
SVE Security Researcher CG (PhD Level) 2014 4/17/14 Hillsboro
Security Architect 4/17/14 Salem
Consultant Security 4/17/14 Salem
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Job Openings from the Web for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 90 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S Advance Protocols MPLS 4/17/14 Corvallis CyberCoders
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer ¿?? Partial Telecomm 4/17/14 Eugene CyberCoders
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S Advance Protocols MPLS 4/17/14 Eugene CyberCoders
Senior Cisco Voice Engineer 4/17/14 Portland Infinity MedStaff
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer ¿?? Partial Telecomm 4/17/14 Corvallis CyberCoders
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S Advance Protocols MPLS 4/16/14 Corvallis CyberCoders
Lead Network Engineer / Architect 4/16/14 Beaverton Global Infotech Corp
Network Architect 4/16/14 Beaverton ServerLogic
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer - Partial Telecomm 4/16/14 Eugene CyberCoders
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S Advance Protocols MPLS 4/16/14 Eugene CyberCoders
Sr Network Specialist 4/16/14 Portland Portland General Electric
Telecomm Analyst 4/16/14 Portland TEKsystems
Network Architect 4/16/14 Portland Verism Systems
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S Advance Protocols MPLS 4/16/14 Corvallis CyberCoders
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer - Partial Telecomm 4/16/14 Corvallis CyberCoders
Sr. Network Engineer - Cisco R / S Advance Protocols MPLS 4/16/14 Corvallis CyberCoders
Data Center / Virtualization Systems Engineer ? Partial Telecomm 4/16/14 Corvallis CyberCoders
Recovery Solution Architect Network Post Sales 4/15/14 Salem Sungard
Network Engineer 4/15/14 Keizer Reliable Computer Services LLC
Network Architect 4/15/14 Beaverton ServerLogic
SAT Wireless Systems Intern (MS/PhD Level) 2014 4/15/14 Hillsboro Intel Corporation
Network Engineer 4/15/14 Portland TEKsystems Inc
Telecomm Analyst 4/15/14 Portland TEKsystems Inc
NETWORK ANALYST SR 4/14/14 Portland ASK Staffing
Avaya Telecommunications Engineer 4/14/14 Medford Harry & David
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State of Oregon License Information for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
Region ---------------- 2013 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $18.46 $22.22 $28.88 $36.37 $44.86 $31.40 $65,311
Multnomah / Washington 19.54 23.31 30.14 38.24 46.35 33.61 69,891
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 18.20 22.29 26.77 31.02 36.89 27.23 56,657
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 16.82 21.05 26.23 32.14 38.19 27.03 56,215
Lane 17.36 20.46 24.27 34.02 42.82 27.40 56,996
Douglas 14.69 17.40 21.85 29.43 35.99 23.74 49,374
Jackson / Josephine 14.62 20.33 29.93 34.05 36.56 27.09 56,354
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 20.17 24.89 33.07 39.95 46.25 32.55 67,698
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 16.22 20.88 26.58 34.45 42.28 28.94 60,193
Klamath / Lake 15.53 17.13 20.83 27.66 29.76 22.17 46,129
Morrow / Umatilla 27.08 31.43 34.50 37.98 45.55 35.27 73,370
Grant / Harney / Malheur 20.72 26.08 34.30 34.50 34.50 29.94 62,270
Clackamas 17.19 20.73 28.17 35.67 44.55 29.49 61,343
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Regional Employment Projections for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2010 2020 Growth Replacement Total
Note: Self-employment is estimated to be 10% or greater for this occupation.
Oregon Statewide 2,712 3,221 509 18.8% 51 44 95
Multnomah / Washington 1,512 1,819 307 20.3% 31 25 55
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 295 332 37 12.5% 4 5 8
Clackamas 217 253 36 16.6% 4 4 8
Lane 185 221 36 19.5% 4 3 7
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 97 111 14 14.4% 1 2 3
Jackson / Josephine 88 98 10 11.4% 1 1 2
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 76 94 18 23.7% 2 1 3
Morrow / Umatilla 29 38 9 31.0% 1 0 1
Douglas 25 27 2 8.0% 0 0 1
Klamath / Lake 19 20 1 5.3% 0 0 0
Coos / Curry 17 17 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 13 16 3 23.1% 0 0 1
Grant / Harney / Malheur 13 14 1 7.7% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 11 13 2 18.2% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 5 6 1 20.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
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Industries of Employment for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
Industry
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Ownership 2010
Employment
Manufacturing Private 209
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 131
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing Private 46
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing Private 68
Wholesale Trade Private 76
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Private 49
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers Private 34
Retail Trade Private 88
Electronics and Appliance Stores Private 31
Nonstore Retailers Private 32
Information Private 429
Publishing Industries (except Internet) Private 179
Software Publishers Private 159
Telecommunications Private 73
Wired Telecommunications Carriers Private 73
Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data Processing Services Private 121
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services Private 121
Other Information Services Private 42
Finance and Insurance Private 184
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities Private 82
Depository Credit Intermediation Private 66
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Private 100
Insurance Carriers Private 84
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 718
Computer Systems Design and Related Services Private 577
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services Private 32
Advertising and Related Services Private 48
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 207
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 86
Administrative and Support Services Private 86
Employment Services Private 23
Educational Services Private 48
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Private 30
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 65
Hospitals Private 45
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 45
Other Services (except Public Administration) Private 30
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 27
Educational Services State 69
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 69
Public Administration State 174
Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support State 50
Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities State 58
Administration of Human Resource Programs State 50
Educational Services Local 87
Elementary and Secondary Schools Local 34
Junior Colleges Local 25
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 28
Public Administration Local 115
Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support Local 91
Educational Requirements for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts Workers typically need a Bachelor's degree to enter this occupation.
Skills for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
  • Apply Basic Engineering Principles
  • Apply Computer Networking Technology
  • Apply Computer Science Principles
  • Apply Data Security Procedures
  • Apply Data Storage Technology
  • Apply Electronic Principles
  • Apply Knowledge Of Mainframe Computers
  • Apply Linear Algebra
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To New Technology Creation
  • Apply Mathematics To Operations Research
  • Apply Mathematics To Statistical Modeling
  • Apply Object Oriented Computer Programming
  • Apply Quality Assurance Techniques
  • Apply Statistical Methods
  • Apply Structural Analysis Principles To Computer Systems
  • Assist Co-Workers With Hardware Problems
  • Assist Co-Workers With Software Usage And Problems
  • Configure Computers In Industrial Or Manufacturing Setting
  • Coordinate Teams
  • Design Computer Hardware And Software Interface
  • Design Computer Networks
  • Design Data Security Systems
  • Design Hardware And Software Systems
  • Develop Management Control Systems
  • Develop Records Management System And Guidelines
  • Develop Specialized Mathematical Or Computer Languages
  • Document Work In Progress
  • Evaluate And Recommend Office Equipment
  • Evaluate Computer System Users' Requirements And Requests
  • Evaluate Prototype Computer Software Systems
  • Explain Complex Mathematical Information
  • Identify Appropriate Software For Activities Or Projects
  • Implement Computer System Changes
  • Install Computers In Industrial Or Manufacturing Setting
  • Maintain Computers And Related Equipment
  • Manipulate Operating System To Improve Performance
  • Operate Computer Networks
  • Prepare Mathematical Simulation Models
  • Program Computerized Multi-Line Phones
  • Program Computers Using Existing Software
  • Program Mainframe Computer
  • Provide Analytical Assessment Of Engineering Data
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Provide Technical Support To Computer Users
  • Read Schematics And Specifications
  • Solve Engineering Problems
  • Test And Troubleshoot Computer Programs And Systems
  • Test Equipment As Part Of Engineering Projects And Processes
  • Use Algebra
  • Use Assembly Language Programming
  • Use C++ Language Programming
  • Use Calculus
  • Use Computer Application Flow Charts
  • Use Project Management Techniques
  • Work As A Team Member
  • Write Performance Requirements For Product Development And Engineering Projects
  • Write Project Or Bid Proposals
  • Write Technical Specifications For Computer Systems, Software And Applications
Schools and Training Providers for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Eastern Oregon University
One University Blvd
La Grande, OR 97850
Phone: (541) 962-3672
Programs of Training:
Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405-0640
Phone: (541) 463-3000
Programs of Training:
Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
Phone: (541) 885-1000
Programs of Training:
ITT Technical Institute-Portland
9500 NE Cascades Parkway
Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 255-6500
Programs of Training:
Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Everest College
425 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 222-3225
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420-2193
Phone: (541) 888-2525
Programs of Training:
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132
Phone: (503) 538-8383
Programs of Training:
Portland State University
724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-4433
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
Northwest Christian University
828 East 11th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401-3745
Phone: (541) 343-1641
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
New Horizons Computer Learning Ctr of Ptld., Inc.
2345 NW Amberbrook Dr. Ste #125
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 641-1023
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
Western Oregon University
345 North Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361-1394
Phone: (503) 838-8000
Programs of Training:
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd
Ontario, OR 97914
Phone: (541) 881-8822
Programs of Training:
DeVry University-Oregon
9755 SW Barnes Road Suite 150
Portland, OR 97225-6651
Phone: (503) 296-7468
Programs of Training:
Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: (541) 383-7500
Programs of Training:
University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus
13221 SW 68th Pkwy Ste 500
Tigard, OR 97223-8328
Phone: (877) 776-0766
Programs of Training:
Oregon Institute of Technology - Portland
7726 SE Harmony Rd
Portland, OR 97222
Phone: (503) 821-1250
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
University of Oregon
110 Johnson Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-1000
Programs of Training:
Klamath Community College
7390 South Sixth Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97603-7121
Phone: (541) 882-3521
Programs of Training:
Pioneer Pacific College
27501 SW Parkway Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070-9296
Phone: (503) 682-3903
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Clackamas Community College
Lane Community College
Mt Hood Community College
Rogue Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Computer Systems Analysts 57%
Network And Computer Systems Administrators 55%
Computer Specialists, All Other 51%
Computer And Information Scientists, Research 39%
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 39%
Computer Programmers 39%
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 39%
Database Administrators 30%