Database and Network Professional

Database and Network Professional

Database and Network Professionals design data software that can be used for a range of tasks – from holding company records, to complex data systems and networks that can support workers in major infrastructure projects. If you have an analytical mindset and a curiosity for all things data and computer systems, then this could be the career for you.

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Average Salary

£35,000 - £60,000

Work Location


What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Designing and developing database software
  • Developing and implementing security plans for the software
  • Teaching others to use the software


  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous learning
  • Interest in IT and computing
  • Maths skills


  • STEM subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in Analytics or data-related subjects
  • Analytics or data-related Bachelor’s degree
  • Analytics or data-related Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma
  • T Level in Analytics or data-related subject
  • Level 4 NVQ, equivalent Level 5 Diploma or equivalent Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Analytics or data-related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 5 Award
  • Level 5 Certificate
  • Level 5 Diploma
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship

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