CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Data Base Administrators

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Information Technology
Job Family: Database Admin/Architecture
Benchmark Title: Data Base Administrators
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Coordinate changes to computer databases, test and implement the database applying knowledge of database management systems. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases. Database administrators work with database management systems software and determine ways to organize and store data. They identify user requirements, set up computer databases, and test and coordinate modifications to the systems. An organizations database administrator ensures the performance of the system, understands the platform on which the database runs, and adds new users to the system. Because they also may design and implement system security, database administrators often plan and coordinate se curity measures. With the volume of sensitive data generated every second growing rapidly, data integrity, backup systems, and database security have become increasingly important aspects of the job of database administrators.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Information Technology
Job Family: Database Admin/Architecture
Benchmark Title: Data Base Administrators
 
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
Access management software Access software
 
Acronis Recovery Expert Backup or archival software
 
AllFusion ERwin Data Modeler Metadata management software
 
BMC Catalog Manager Backup or archival software
 
BMC Change Manager Data base management system software
 
BMC Recovery Manager RMAN Backup or archival software
 
Backup and archival software Backup or archival software
 
C Development environment software
 
Catalog navigation software Data base management system software
 
Cluster server software Clustering software
 
Computer Associates Log Analyzer Program testing software
 
Computer based training software Computer based training software
 
Concurrency control software Data base management system software
 
DOS shell script Operating system software
 
Data definition language DDL Data base management system software
 
Data dictionary software Metadata management software
 
Data manipulation language DML Data base management system software
 
Data mapping software Metadata management software
 
Data modeling software Metadata management software
 
Data transformation services DTS software Data base management system software
 
Data validation software Information retrieval or search software
 
Database capacity planning software Requirements analysis and system architecture software
 
Database cloning software Backup or archival software
 
Database design software Data base management system software
 
Database management system software Data base management system software
 
Database query language Data base user interface and query software
 
Database security software Network security or virtual private network VPN management software
 
Database testing software Program testing software
 
Deployment software Configuration management software
 
Embarcadero Technologies DBArtisan Data base management system software
 
Encryption software Transaction security and virus protection software
 
Enterprise application integration EAI software Enterprise application integration software
 
Enterprise resource planning ERP software Enterprise resource planning ERP software
 
Hewlett-Packard HP Omniback II Backup or archival software
 
Hypertext markup language HTML Web platform development software
 
IBM ADSTAR Backup or archival software
 
IBM DB2 Data base user interface and query software
 
IBM Informix Object oriented data base management software
 
IBM Rational Data Architect Metadata management software
 
IBM WebSphere Application server software
 
Index tuning software Data base management system software
 
Informatica Corporation PowerCenter Enterprise resource planning ERP software
 
Legato NetWorker Backup or archival software
 
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software
 
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation software
 
Microsoft SQL Server Data base management system software
 
Microsoft Visual Basic Development environment software
 
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition VBScript Development environment software
 
Microsoft Visual Basic.NET Object or component oriented development software
 
Microsoft Visual C# .NET Object or component oriented development software
 
Microsoft Word Word processing software
 
MySQL software Data base management system software
 
Object database management system ODBMS software Object oriented data base management software
 
Oracle Application Express APEX Web platform development software
 
Oracle DBMS Data base management system software
 
Oracle Data Guard Backup or archival software
 
Oracle Designer Web platform development software
 
Oracle Enterprise Manager Data base management system software
 
Oracle Real Application Cluster RAC Clustering software
 
Oracle Reports Data base reporting software
 
Oracle SQL Loader Data base reporting software
 
Oracle SQL Plus Data base reporting software
 
Oracle procedural language/structured query language PL/SQL Data base management system software
 
PostgreSQL software Object oriented data base management software
 
Practical extraction and reporting language Perl Object or component oriented development software
 
Prolog Development environment software
 
Quest Central Data base management system software
 
ReCrystallize Crystal Reports Data base reporting software
 
Relational database management software Data base management system software
 
Restructured extended executor REXX Development environment software
 
SAP software Enterprise resource planning ERP software
 
Shell script Operating system software
 
Storage area network SAN software Storage networking software
 
Storage management software Backup or archival software
 
Structured query language SQL Data base user interface and query software
 
Sun Microsystems Java Object or component oriented development software
 
Sybase PowerBuilder Object or component oriented development software
 
Sybase Replication Server Data base management system software
 
Sybase SQL Server Data base management system software
 
Systems and data disaster recovery software Backup or archival software
 
Test data generator software Analytical or scientific software
 
VERITAS NetBackup Backup or archival software
 
Visual Paradigm DB Visual ARCHITECT Metadata management software
 
Desktop computers Desktop computers
 
Hard disk drives Hard disk drives
 
Mainframe computers Mainframe computers
 
Notebook computers Notebook computers
 
Redundant array of independent disks RAID systems Hard disk arrays
 
Tape libraries Tape arrays
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Information Technology
Job Family: Database Admin/Architecture
Benchmark Title: Data Base Administrators
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Automatic Data Processing Planner (ADP Planner)
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Computer Architect
DBMS Specialist
Data Administrator
Data Architect
Data Base Design Analyst
Data Center Manager
Data Management Associate
Data Management Information Technology Specialist
Data Miner
Data Modeler
Data Modeling Specialist
Data Recovery Planner
Data Storage Specialist
Data Warehouse Architect
Data Warehousing Engineer
Database Administration Associate
Database Administration Manager
Database Administrator (DBA)
Database Analyst
Database Coordinator
Database Design Analyst
Database Designer
Database Developer
Database Engineer
Database Management System Specialist (DBMS Specialist)
Database Manager
Database Modeler
Database Programmer
Database Security Administrator
Database Software Technician
Database Specialist
Database Technician
Database Tester
Databases Computer Consultant
Databases Software Consultant
Implementation Consultant
Information Architect
Information Engineer
Information Scientist
Information Systems Administrator
Information Systems Manager
Information Technology Administrator (IT Administrator)
Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst)
Internet Database Specialist
Knowledge Architect
Management Information Systems Director (MIS Director)
Network Administrator
Oracle Database Administrator (Oracle DBA)
Oracle Developer
Picture Archiving and Communication Systems Administrator (PACS Administrator)
Programmer Analyst
Systems Administrator
Systems Analyst
Systems Manager
Technical Support Manager
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Information Technology
Job Family: Database Admin/Architecture
Benchmark Title: Data Base Administrators
 
 
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