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Web Administrators

Also called: Corporate Webmaster, Web Site Manager, Web Technologies Administrator, Webmaster

What they do:
Manage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web applications.
On the job, you would:
  • Monitor systems for intrusions or denial of service attacks, and report security breaches to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify or document backup or recovery plans.
  • Back up or modify applications and related data to provide for disaster recovery.

Knowledge

Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Communications
  • multimedia
Business
  • customer service

Skills

Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • reading work related information
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilities

Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Persistence
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Web platform development software
  • Apache Struts Hot Technology
  • PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor Hot Technology
Operating system software
  • KornShell Hot Technology
  • Linux Hot Technology
Application server software
  • Oracle WebLogic Server Hot Technology
  • Red Hat WildFly Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
some college
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$88,510
$46,240
$139,390
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