Unlike many other professions, no single pathway to this position exists. To become a successful administrator, you will need to have an essential degree or diploma in computer science, IT, electronics or in a related field.
Most System Administrators work in an all-hours environment on rotational shifts. They maintain client IT infrastructure with minimal downtime and plan maintenance windows outside of normal customer working hours so as not to disturb business operations.
To become an IT Administrator, it is essential that one should have strong inter, organizational and problem resolving expertise. As an administrator one should be acquainted with all feature of project management, such as costing and scheduling, along with strong time management skills.