Database Administrator (DBA) Salary (United Kingdom)

A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of £29,725 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, Oracle, PL/SQL, and Microsoft SQL Server.
Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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£15,898 - £45,258
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MEDIAN: £29,724
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Database Administrator (DBA) Total Pay (?
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£6.84 - £19.67
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£15,898 - £45,258  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,850  
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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£15,481 - £45,895  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 497
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£6.84 - £19.67  
   
Overtime
£2.48 - £34.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,850  
   
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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£15,481 - £45,895  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 497
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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 9%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 30%
Linux
up arrow 29%
up arrow 23%
PL/SQL
up arrow 23%
SQL
up arrow 11%
National Average
₤29,000
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 3%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 7%
HTML
up arrow 13%
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 54 votes.
Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 50%
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