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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (United Kingdom)

A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of £29,873 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are UNIX, Linux, PL/SQL, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server.
Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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£16,021 - £45,466
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MEDIAN: £29,872
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Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (?
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£6.59 - £19.76
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£16,021 - £45,466  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,860  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£15,475 - £46,306  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 457
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£6.59 - £19.76  
   
Overtime
£2.55 - £35.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,860  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£15,475 - £46,306  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
₤29,000
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Cardiff
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Northampton
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Manchester
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Database Administrator (DBA) Reviews

What is it like working as a Database Administrator (DBA)?
Database Administrator (DBA) in Cardiff:
"The good and the bad"
Pros: flexibility of my employer. Friendly relaxed atmosphere and environment. Ability to take time off as and when I want. Start and finish at the times I want. Regular breaks. Random gifts from time to time from my employer.
Cons: When other staff are off I have to go out in the field and cover their work.

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Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

National Average
₤29,000
Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 30%
Linux
up arrow 29%
up arrow 22%
PL/SQL
up arrow 22%
SQL
up arrow 10%
National Average
₤29,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%
HTML
up arrow 15%
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 49%