What is it about
Systems management is the administration of distributed computer systems. It includes monitoring, diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving problems with hardware, software, network, and other parts of the computer system, including the replacing of defective components when necessary, so all pieces work and function together so users get the information they need without interruption; and performing backups and disaster recovery operations to safeguard the users' data. Computer systems utilize major computer operating systems like Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and others, to function.
In CareerCast, a career advice and salary website, lists System Administrators, a role within Systems Management, in their top twenty "Best Jobs for 2015."
They included a variety of people, from the desktop support team in a company, to the people who design and build computing infrastructures, to the senior management that help guide a company's IT decisions. These people run the millions of computers that make everything in our daily lives possible.