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ANZSCO 263111 - Registered Migration Australia


Computer network system engineers (MCSE’s) plan, develop, deploy, test and optimise network and system services, taking responsibility for configuration management and overall operational readiness of network systems, especially environments with multiple operating systems and configurations, and provides troubleshooting and fault-finding services for network problems. Computer Network System Engineer in Australia is a Skill Level 1 occupation.



Computer Network System Engineer Specialisations


  • Computer Network Engineer
  • Computer Systems Integrator



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Group: 2631 Computer Network Professionals



Job Description - Registered Migration Australia


The job of a Computer Network System Engineer in Australia is to research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software, and monitor and optimise performance, and troubleshoot and provide user support.




  • analysing, developing, interpreting and evaluating complex system design and architecture specifications, data models and diagrams in the development, configuration and integration of computer systems
  • researching, analysing, evaluating and monitoring network infrastructure to ensure networks are configured to operate at optimal performance
  • assessing and recommending improvements to network operations and integrated hardware, software, communications and operating systems
  • providing specialist skills in supporting and troubleshooting network problems and emergencies
  • installing, configuring, testing, maintaining and administering new and upgraded networks, software database applications, servers and workstations
  • providing network programming in support of specific business needs and requirements
  • preparing and maintaining procedures and documentation for network inventory, and recording diagnosis and resolution of network faults, enhancements and modifications to networks, and maintenance instructions
  • monitoring network traffic, and activity, capacity and usage to ensure continued integrity and optimal network performance



Skill Level

Most occupations in the computer network system engineer unit group (Group 2631) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).



Occupations within the Computer Network System Engineer Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same MCSE group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.



English Requirement for a Computer Network Systems Engineer 


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


  • Australian Graduate Exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Computer Network and Systems Engineer is currently assessed with ACS (Australian Computer Society); more information regarding assessment bodies



Average Income

The average salary for a Computer Network and Systems Engineer in Australia is $ 104,705 for male employees and $ 116,846 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.7 Females: 46.7 Persons: 41.8


Source: (Group 2631) Computer network professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



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