Web Administrators design, build and maintain websites, and provide web technology solutions and services.

    Either extensive experience or a formal qualification in information technology is needed to work as a Web Administrator. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Web Administrators.

    Tasks

    • Designs and maintains web sites.

    All ICT Support Technicians

    • $1,498 Weekly Pay
    • Very strong Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Web Administrators

    • 2,700 workers Employment Size
    • High skill Skill level rating
    • 70% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 42 hours Average full-time
    • 37 years Average age
    • 49% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Web Administrators (in their main job) stayed about the same over 5 years:
    from 2,600 in 2011 to 2,700 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Web Administrators work in many regions of Australia.
    • Industries: They work in many industries such as Retail Trade; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Public Administration and Safety.
    • Full-time: Many work full-time (70%, similar to the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 42 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 37 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 49% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Retail Trade17.2
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services17.1
    Public Administration and Safety14.5
    Education and Training10.7
    Other Industries40.5

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateWeb AdministratorsAll Jobs Average
    NSW37.231.6
    VIC28.525.6
    QLD15.920.0
    SA4.57.0
    WA6.810.8
    TAS1.42.0
    NT0.81.0
    ACT4.81.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketWeb AdministratorsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-191.7-5.05.0
    20-247.4-9.39.3
    25-3432.2-22.922.9
    35-4430.6-22.022.0
    45-5417.9-21.621.6
    55-595.0-9.09.0
    60-643.3-6.06.0
    65 and Over2.0-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationWeb AdministratorsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate16.0-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree40.0-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma14.1-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV8.5-21.121.1
    Year 1216.6-18.118.1
    Year 111.6-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below3.2-12.512.5

    Either extensive experience or a formal qualification in information technology is needed to work as a Web Administrator. VET (Vocational Education and Training) and university are both common study pathways for Web Administrators.

    Membership with the Australian Computer Society may be useful.

    Thinking about study or training?

    Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.

    • Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
    • Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
    • Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
    • You might be interested in Information and Communications Technology VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.

    Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.

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    Employers look for ICT Support Technicians who are reliable, work well in a team and have a strong work ethic.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Computers and Electronics

      82% Skill level

      Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

    2. Clerical

      64% Skill level

      Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

    3. English Language

      63% Skill level

      English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    4. Customer and Personal Service

      58% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    5. Administration and Management

      58% Skill level

      Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 15-1199.03 - Web Administrators.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Electronic Mail

      99% Important

      How often do you use electronic mail?

    2. Indoors, Heat Controlled

      97% Important

      How often do you work indoors with access to heating or cooling?

    3. Spend Time Sitting

      95% Important

      How much time do you spend sitting?

    4. Telephone

      94% Important

      How often do you talk on the telephone?

    5. Face-to-Face Discussions

      88% Important

      How often do you talk with people face-to-face?

    Occupational Information Network
    O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 15-1199.03 - Web Administrators.

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