ANZSCO 313113 – Web Administrator

Web Administrator ANZSCO 313113

Web Administrator ANZSCO 313113


Web Administrator ANZSCO-313113 provides support for the deployment and maintenance of web technology. Web Administrator designs, builds and maintains web sites, and provides web technology solutions, maintenance and services.

Skill Level: 2

Alternative Titles

  • Web Master

Skills Assessment Authority

  • ACS (Australian Computer Society)

Occupation Lists

Web Administrator is on the following skill lists:
  • Combined Skilled Occupations List (STSOL MLTSSL)
  • RSMS Occupations List (RSMSL)
  • Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
It is not on the following skill lists:
  • Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL)
  • Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

Visa Provision

As the occupation features on the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), it is possible to apply for a Skilled Nominated 190 visa or a Skilled Regional Nominated 489 visa. If you are employed in this occupation and you wish to pursue a GSM visa, you will be required to apply for state nomination in order to move to Australia. Note: *Please note that while the occupation is on the STSOL it remains a possibility that no states currently have a demand for people in that profession. The online assessment only lists occupations which are currently in demand by a state or territory in Australia, so if the occupation does not appear on the online assessment you should consider seeking an employer sponsor in Australia.

Unit Group: 3131 ICT Support Technicians


A Web Administrator in Australia provides support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and the diagnosis and resolution of technical problems.


  • determining software and hardware requirements to provide solutions to problems
  • responding to inquiries about software and hardware problems
  • adapting existing programs to meet users’ requirements
  • installing and downloading appropriate software
  • ensuring efficient use of applications and equipment
  • implementing computer networks
  • designing and maintaining websites
  • repairing and replacing peripheral equipment such as terminals, printers and modems
  • may work in a call center

Skill Level

Most occupations in the web administrator unit group (Group 3131) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) At least three years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations within the Group

  • 313111 Hardware Technician
  • 313112 ICT Customer Support Officer
  • 313113 Web Administrator
  • 313199 ICT Support Technicians (nec)
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same web administrator group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.

English Requirement

  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland
  • Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.

Closely Related Core ICT Units

  • Introduction to Networking
  • Network administration
  • Operating systems – (Unix, Linux, Xenix, Network OS)
  • Web administration
  • Web Systems Design – (Interactive System Design)
  • WWW and the Internet – (Web Technologies, Web Engineering, XML and Web Services, Web Authoring, Web Applications Development, Multimedia & the Internet)
Brief Description

Web administrator or webmaster will include the technical design and development of websites. They use programming languages to craft and improve websites that are appealing and functional. Their goal is to test sites for design flaws and usability across multiple browsers and operating systems. Their work may involve troubleshooting and resolving complex technical issues with websites, which requires a logical mind and the patience to find and correct errors.

Additional Closely Related ICT Units

  • Database design
  • Database implementation
  • Database Management Systems – (Relational Database, Object Oriented Database)
  • Introduction to ICT – (Introduction to Computer Science, Computer Theory, Introduction to Business Computing, Computer Science I)
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Mobile Devices
  • Web programming – (PHP, Perl, HTML, ASP)
Brief Description

Web Administrator work extensively with database design, database implementation and Database management systems. They are also concerned with computer hardware, software and related technical equipment. Web administrators oversee websites, ensuring all users can access them and that the sites operate smoothly. Web administrators have multiple responsibilities that revolve around the maintenance of websites and multimedia appearance. They also make sure that web pages are up to date, secure and function smoothly for the user. In the case of website problems or crashes, the web administrator is responsible for troubleshooting the problem and fixing it as quickly as possible.

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