Computer Network Support Specialists


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Computer Network Support Specialists

Computer Network Support Specialists - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Computer system designers
  • Telecommunicators
  • Educational service providers; state, local, and private

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will continue to grow faster than average. As more organizations upgrade their computer equipment and software, more support services will be needed. The increased use of cloud-computing could slightly lower the growth of network support specialists at many firms.

Job prospects are favorable with many career advancement possibilities. Those with bachelor’s degrees and strong technical backgrounds will have the best opportunities.

Computer Network Support Specialists (CIS 100584)

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Illinois
10,181
Large
&
7.7%
5.8%
>>>>
837
High
  Champaign Area
272
Large
&
5.5%
7.0%
>>>>
22
High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
120
Large
&
5.0%
5.0%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Cook County
5,084
Large
&
8.8%
5.6%
>>>>
426
High
  Decatur Area
53
Medium
&
3.8%
7.0%
>>>>
4
Few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
365
Large
&
9.6%
9.7%
>>>>
32
High
  Du Page County
1,611
Very large
&
11.9%
5.4%
>>>>
142
High
  Edwardsville Area
112
Medium
&
7.1%
5.1%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
39
Medium
&
10.3%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
74
Medium
&
1.4%
5.2%
>>>>
6
Moderate
  Lake County
524
Large
&
15.8%
8.6%
>>>>
49
High
  McHenry County
96
Medium
&
11.5%
6.8%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
125
Large
&
0.8%
6.8%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Northwest Illinois Area
95
Medium
&
5.3%
3.6%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
410
Large
&
7.6%
7.3%
>>>>
34
High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
89
Large
&
-2.2%
4.3%
>>>>
6
Moderate
  Rock Island-Moline Area
137
Large
&
8.8%
5.7%
>>>>
11
Moderate
  Rockford Area
163
Medium
&
3.7%
7.6%
>>>>
12
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
33
Medium
&
0.0%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
185
Large
&
7.6%
4.7%
>>>>
15
Moderate
  St Louis-Belleville Area
180
Large
&
11.7%
6.4%
>>>>
16
High
  Vermilion County
25
Medium
&
12.0%
4.9%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
295
Large
&
12.9%
9.1%
>>>>
26
High
United States
195,100
Large
&
6.5%
3.7%
>>>>
14,800
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.