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 Tomcat
  • jQuery
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Operating system software
  • Oracle Solaris
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Education

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

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$88,550
$43,780
$146,440

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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 Tomcat
  • jQuery
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Operating system software
  • Oracle Solaris
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

EDUCATION

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

JOB OUTLOOK

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$88,550
$43,780
$146,440

EXPLORE MORE