The Top 10 IT Jobs & Salaries for 2014

7. Database Administrator

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Average salary: $77,080, according to BLS

Desirable certifications/qualifications: B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science. 2-5 years of database creation and management experience. Proficient in .NET, Java, SQL, Oracle.

What does this person do?: These experts organize data and often help other departments to use collected data to improve products and services.

Most promising quote: “Database administration — which didn’t even make last year’s list — will be hot in 2014, likely because of interest in big data.” — Computerworld’s article “8 Hot IT Skills for 2014

On the next page: the job outlook for systems administrators…

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