A Database Administrator (DBA) earns an average salary of £29,974 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, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle.

£17,391 - £46,003
(Median)
£17K
£30K
£46K
MEDIAN: £29,974
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£6.91 - £13.91
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £8.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£17,391 - £46,003  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,082  
Profit Sharing
£500  
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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£16,695 - £46,473  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£6.91 - £13.91  
   
Overtime
£9.83 - £35.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,082  
   
Profit Sharing
£500  
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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£16,695 - £46,473  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £29,148

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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 20%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 38%

Linux
up arrow 28%

PL/SQL
up arrow 18%


up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 8%

National Average
₤29,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%



Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 12%

HTML
up arrow 16%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 22%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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