Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of £29,080 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, Microsoft SQL Server, and PL/SQL.

£16,071 - £45,517
(Median)
£16K
£29K
£46K
MEDIAN: £29,079
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£6.91 - £15.00
(Median)
£6
£9
£15
MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£16,071 - £45,517  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,933  
Profit Sharing
£150.00 - £6,000  
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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£15,723 - £46,420  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 444
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£6.91 - £15.00  
   
Overtime
£2.42 - £31.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,933  
   
Profit Sharing
£150.00 - £6,000  
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).
)
£15,723 - £46,420  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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
₤28,000

Late-Career
up arrow 7%


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 43%

Linux
up arrow 32%

up arrow 24%


PL/SQL
up arrow 17%

SQL
up arrow 11%

National Average
₤28,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%



Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 8%


HTML
up arrow 15%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 16%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 49%
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