Database Administrators and Web Content Technicians

Database administrators and web content technicians administer, maintain and provide user support for databases and websites and assist in the design and development of databases; and monitors social media sites for posts and comments on behalf of companies.


New workers

New workers start around £19,540. Normal pay is £30,782 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £48,153.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 49,236 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Proof reads social media content and checks content of videos before publication on websites.

  • Trains colleagues in the use of the databases and websites.

  • Writes and publishes content and monitors and maintains functionality of websites.

  • Extracts data and assists others in the use of the database.

  • Administers, monitors and supports databases and website content.

  • Tests databases and writes user guides for their operation.

  • Assists in database design and creation and amends existing databases.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Data Engineering

  • SQL (Programming Language)

  • Python (Programming Language)

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Extract Transform Load (ETL)

  • Marketing

  • Agile Methodology

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Data Pipelines

  • Data Warehousing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Problem Solving

  • Planning

  • Innovation

  • Research

  • Operations

  • Writing

  • Sales

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.