Top 10 Most Always-On IT Jobs


No. 10: Database Management

With 87 percent of database managers saying others depend on their work a great deal, database manager positions rank No. 10 in terms of always-on jobs. When it comes to ensuring the quality of their work, 58 percent of respondents agreed they don't have the time to do so, and 47 percent said they don't have time to think through their work. As such, database pros, according to the report, expressed some level of frustration. "I have to work under pressure while troubleshooting any number of issues that come up on a daily basis," one respondent wrote. "There are strict time lines to finish projects while still working to put out fires."



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