SAGE-NZ Inaugural Membership Survey

From the survey done by Donald Neal in February 2000

Total Responses: 30

Where People live and/or work:

17 in or near Wellington
4 each in Auckland and Palmerston North
2 in Hamilton
1 each in Christchurch, Dunedin, Nelson, Raglan and Raumati (south)

Job Titles:

4 Systems Administrator
2 each Consultant; Senior Consultant; Technical Consultant
20 titles at one person each

Only 11 (37%) of the 30 people have either the words System(s) or Administrator in their job title.

Employer Type:

8 (27%) Education
4 (13%) Systems Integrator / IT Consultant
2 (7%) in each of Advertising or Marketing and Internet/Web Development
1 each in Agriculture; Defence; Food Manufacturing; Importing/Distribution; IT Services; Legal; Local Government; Prepress; Quango; Research; Self-employed; Software Development; Telco

Software Worked With:

PeopleSoftware
20-24Windows NT
15-19Linux
10-14Solaris
7-9Windows 95; Windows 98
4-6Compaq Tru64 UNIX; MacOS; HP-UX
1-3AIX; Apache; BEA Tuxedo; BMC Patrol; Checkpoint Firewall; MS Exchange 5.5; Firewall/1; Fortran; FrontPage; Gauntlet; MS Internet Information Server; Cisco IOS; Informix 7.3; Ingres; SGI Irix; LaTeX; Legato Networker; Lotus Domino; Lotus Notes; Windows 3.1; MS Windows Terminal Server; Novell Netware 3.1, 4.0, 4.1 and 5.1; OpenBSD 2.5 and 2.6; Oracle; OS/2; HP OpenView Network Node Manager 6.01 and 6.1; OS/400; Matlab; Maple; PalmOS 3.x; RT11; PeopleSoft; PostgreSQL; Samba; SCO OpenServer 5.04; SCO UnixWare; MS Site Server; Sun MediaCenter 2.1; MS SQL Server 6.5 and 7.0; VMS; Winframe/Metaframe; Xitami

Would Like to Know About:

6 each for Firewalls; Security/Network Security (plus more specific subjects below)
5 for Linux (especially installation and administration?)
3 for NIS (including under Linux)
2 each for Project Management; Networking; Web caching/proxies; Web management
1 each for How to set up ASP; Apache; Artificial Intelligence; Broadband access; Database/web integration; E-commerce; Encryption/authentication; Hardware; Use of encrypted VPN's over ISP services without the ISP's active cooperation; Integrating multiple OS's; IOS; IPv6; Java Application Servers; Jedi Mind Tricks; Linux firewalling; Linux web serving; MS Windows 2000; Network Management; Non-MS operating systems (response from MS user); Numerical Computation; Script Kiddie Detection; Software packaging; Spam prevention; Storage management/RAID; Streaming multimedia; SQL DB's; UNIX system administration; VPN's