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Database Administrator

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Database administrators (DBAs) design, manage and update computer databases which store large amounts of information. They are also responsible for the accuracy and security of the database.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries tend to be around £22,000 to £26,000 a year. With experience earnings can be £35,000 to £50,000 a year or more and at senior level could be up to £60,000 a year or more.

Salaries may include performance-related pay or bonus schemes.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobs are in the technical departments of all sectors in industry and commerce: banks, building societies, computer and telecommunications companies, hospitals, insurance companies, retail, transport, central and local government, colleges and universities.

Job opportunities are good, but entry is competitive.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
2774
0.8 %
RISE
2029
2796
  United Kingdom
2024
45702
3.6 %
RISE
2029
47339

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

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Career Area

Computing and ICT