Database Administration
IT Career Level 3

Following are some of the most popular IT job titles that companies are looking for, as well as their job description, salary and education/credential requirements. There are many more IT job titles than what you see below; we have only listed a few of the most popular in each sector.

Database Manager Job Titles

Enterprise Architect, Database Manager

Job Description:
Database Managers direct the work of computer programmers, database administrators, and other database-related workers. They plan and coordinate activities such as installation and upgrading of database servers and database systems, database design, and implementation of internet and intranet databases. They are increasingly involved with the upkeep, maintenance, and security of a company's databases. They analyze the database and information needs of their organizations from an operational and strategic perspective and determine immediate and long-range personnel and equipment requirements. They assign and review the work of their subordinates and stay abreast of the latest technology to ensure the organization does not lag behind in the newest database technology.

Database Managers manage database resources for their organizations. They often work under the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and plan and direct the work of subordinate database-related employees. These managers ensure the availability, continuity, and security of data in their organizations. They need the ability to lead and motivate individuals and groups of people toward the accomplishment of work and organizational goals with experience in selection, evaluation, and direction of subordinates. The constant interaction with other database personnel, and employees requires the ability to communicate effectively on paper, via email, over the phone, and in person. Strong writing skills are useful in preparing communication for upper management.

Education/Credential Requirements:
(Note: The requirements listed below were assembled based on the most popular IT job titles and company expectations. We have listed the most likely requirements. You may not need them all, but you will certainly be required to have some of them. If you need help with this, please speak to one of our Training Advisors at 877-872-4646 and they can guide you to the correct path.)

(Required): [High School Diploma or Equivalent]; [Crystal Report Writer]; [Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): SQL Server 2005]; [Microsoft Database Administrator (MCDBA)]; [Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Database Administrator]; [Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Database Developer]; [Oracle Database Administrator Certified Associate]; [Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professional]; [IBM Certified Database Associate]; [IBM Certified Database Administrator]; [IBM INFORMIX-Online Dynamic Server]; [Soft Skills in Communications]; [Soft Skills in Management]

(Recommended): Working towards [Bachelor's Degree]

Also review the following page on Understanding Certifications

Also review the following page on Understanding Soft Skills

Salary information:
National Average Salary: $78,301.00
For more detailed Salary information see our Salary Statistics page.

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