£29,937
Avg. Salary
£8.56
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,930

Profit Sharing

£2,250

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is £8.56 per hour.

The average pay for a Database Administrator (DBA) is £29,937 per year.

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MEDIAN $29,937
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Salary £17,310 - £48,068
Bonus £0.00 - £6,153
Profit Sharing £101 - £10,137
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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£16,731 - £48,732
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 511
Hourly Data £0£50
Hourly Rate £7.11 - £13.25
Overtime £9.74 - £50.34
Annual Data £0£48K
Bonus £0.00 - £6,153
Profit Sharing £101 - £10,137
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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£16,731 - £48,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Database Administrator (DBA)

A database administrator (DBA) is an IT professional who ensures that the software used to manage a database is properly maintained to allow rapid access when needed. Because constant access, searches, traffic are likely to have a damaging effect on any company database, the DBA works to maintain the efficiency of the servers. He or she also will typically work to ensure data security, coordinating with an IT security professional or team in larger companies to help maintain the integrity of sensitive business data.

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Database Administrator (DBA) Tasks

  • Implement, configure, and troubleshoot database instances, replication, backup, partitions, storage, and access.
  • Set user privileges within the database environment.
  • Monitor and optimize system performance using index tuning, disk optimization, and other methods.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a database system.

Common Career Paths for Database Administrator (DBA)


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Popular Skills for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience Level for Database Administrator (DBA)

Pay by Experience for a Database Administrator (DBA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Database Administrator (DBA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤25,000 based on 189 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Database Administrator (DBA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Database Administrator (DBA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 61 salaries. A Database Administrator (DBA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

National Average: £29,281

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Database Administrator (DBA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Database Administrator (DBA)?

Database Administrator (DBA) in Leominster:
"Quiet."
Pros: Being able to live in the countryside is nice. There are plenty of golf courses around.
Cons: It's a small town without much going on. It is not near any larger cities so in general it's too quiet. Pay around here, I believe, is quite low compared to a more urban area.

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Key Stats for Database Administrator (DBA)

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

▲23%

Late-Career
▲23%

▲20%

National Average
₤29,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Database Administrator (DBA) Salaries

UNIX
▲38%

Linux
▲27%


PL/SQL
▲18%

SQL
▲13%

▲4%


National Average
₤29,000



Visual Basic (VB)
▼13%

▼17%

Microsoft Excel
▼21%

Database Management & Reporting
▼23%



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 56%