Network Systems/Data Communications Analyst Other titles include Network Engineers, Systems Engineers, Systems Administrators, Network Specialists, and System Programmers. These individuals evaluate, analyze, test, and design network systems such as Internet, intranet, local area networks (LAN), network systems, and other systems for data communication. At an increase of almost 54% since 2006, this job is considered one of the leading jobs in the United States with a salary approximately $73,000 a year. Although the majority of these positions require a bachelor’s degree, some companies only require associates degrees in areas such as information technology or computer science. Computer Software Engineer Other