Data Analyst

Network Administrator

Minimum Degree in Computer Science

Not applicable

The tasks a Data Communication Analyst is expected to perform include:

Researching, testing, evaluating and recommending data communications hardware and software

Identifying areas of operation which need upgraded equipment, such as modems, fibre optic cables and telephone wires

Conducting survey to determine user needs

Proficient in reading technical manuals and brochures to identify equipment which meets establishment requirements

Adept with visiting vendors to learn about available products or services

Knowledge of testing and evaluating hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing system, using equipment such as computer terminal and modem

Well-versed with analyzing test data and recommending hardware or software for purchase

Proficient in developing and writing procedures for installation, use and solving problems of communications hardware and software

Adept with monitoring system performance

Knowledge of training users in use of equipment

Knowledge of assisting users to identify and solve data communication problems

Knowledge of writing technical specifications to send to vendors for bid

Knowledge of overseeing or assisting in installation of communications hardware

Knowledge of performing minor equipment repairs

Will be updated

Good analytical skills

Strong technical skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving skills

High productivity

Positive attitude


Quick learner


It is a desk job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 6 days a week for 8 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Being self-employed is an option. In this case, working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system may predominantly not be available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health hazards include working in front of computer for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, cervical and lumbar spondylosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, mental stress, etc.

For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month

For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Current Trends of IT & ITeS Sector in India

In 2012, the Indian IT & ITeS sector crossed the US$100 billion milestone; it grew by almost 1,000 times in the last two decades on the basis of cost arbitration, skill availability and government support. The sector is estimated to grow at an 11.5 percent CAGR over 2008-2013 to reach US$108.4 billion. The IT & ITeS industry is expected to reach US$300 billion by 2020 driven by rising demand in domestic market, along with increasing IT Services exports. The CAGR for 2013-2020 is estimated to be 16 percent.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.The Indian IT and ITES Industry would record about US $ 220 billion in exports and US $ 60 billion domestically by 2022, totaling to about US $ 260 billion growing at a CAGR of 12.8%.

The sector provides indirect employment to about 9.5 million people. The sector is expected to employ about 5.1 million professionals directly in FY22 and exports are likely to continue to dominate. This would definitely lead to an increase in employment opportunities of Data Communication Analyst across towns and cities in India.

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Cities across India