Database Administrator (DBA) Salary

A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of £29,021 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 MySQL.

£15,848 - £44,928
(Median)
£16K
£29K
£45K
MEDIAN: £29,020
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£6.92 - £19.87
(Median)
£6
£9
£20
MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£15,848 - £44,928  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,034  
Profit Sharing
£400.00  
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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£15,564 - £46,248  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 451
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£6.92 - £19.87  
   
Overtime
£1.25 - £32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
£400.00  
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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£15,564 - £46,248  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,171

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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
₤28,000

Late-Career
up arrow 6%


Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 43%

Linux
up arrow 32%

up arrow 24%

PL/SQL
up arrow 22%


MySQL
up arrow 17%

SQL
up arrow 13%

National Average
₤28,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%



Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 9%


HTML
up arrow 14%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 16%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 49%
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