And experience is some times required too. The common experience wanted is two to six years in systems support, programming, network services, diagnostics and/or communications, again according to EUREKA. Some of the best colleges in California to earn a degree in computers are Cal Tech, Cal Poly, USC, and Cal State Fullerton.
There is a TV show called The Screen Savers that started in 1998 and continues today. I started watching the show from the beginning but I wasn't really interested in it fully, I really only cared about what games I could play on my computer.