Salary LevelMuch Above Average
|Title||Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed|
|Experience||A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.|
|Education||Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.|
|Job Training||Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.|
|Examples||Many of these occupations involve coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, database administrators, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and special agents.|
|SVP Range||(7.0 to 8.0)|
- Majority (52.37) percent of respondents had : Bachelor's Degree
- Some (20.3) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
- Some (10.13) percent of respondents had :Master's Degree
Interest Code : IRC
- Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
- Realistic-Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Conventional-Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
- Problem Sensitivity-The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Information Ordering-The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Independence-Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
Top 3 Values
- Working Conditions-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
- Support-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Judgment and Decision Making-Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Systems Analysis-Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Customer and Personal Service-Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Engineering and Technology-Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Telecommunications-Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
- Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
- Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.
- Configure, monitor, and maintain email applications or virus protection software.
- Operate master consoles to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
- Monitor network performance to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
- Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
- Analyze equipment performance records to determine the need for repair or replacement.
- Implement and provide technical support for voice services and equipment, such as private branch exchange, voice mail system, and telecom system.
- Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work-Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Contact With Others-This job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- Access software e.g. Access management software
- Internet directory services software e.g. Active directory software
- Enterprise resource planning ERP software e.g. Adexa eGPS Suite
- Document management software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Development environment software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe ActionScript
- Web page creation and editing software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Fireworks
- Object or component oriented development software e.g. Advanced business application programming ABAP
- Web platform development software e.g. AJAX
- Expert system software e.g. Ansible software
- Network analyzers e.g.Asynchronous transfer mode ATM analyzers
- Digital testers e.g.Bit error rate testers BERT
- Cable accessories e.g.Cable verifiers
- Network analyzers e.g.Communications analyzers
- Computer tool kits
- Desktop computers
- Server load balancer e.g.Load balancers
- Mainframe computers
- Network analyzers
- Network switches