HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE ROLE OF A DATA ADMINISTRATOR? HERE’S ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

A database administrator maybe another one of those jobs that you’ve never heard of but do have very important roles to do. They use specific software and techniques to manage and keep the security of a database maintained. This would include planning how to do this, establishing consistency, as well as following methods that would implement them online.  

If you decide to become a database administrator, your duties will be varied and notable, such as exploring the needs of users, developing recovery plans, commissioning, installing management systems, and working with colleagues or other professionals.  

Your career path would be up to you, as working in this sector means that you can work for a company or decide to work for other areas. As a database administrator, you can choose to work in the financial sector, investment, or banking – but your salary will always depend on your location regardless of which sector you work in.  

ULTIMATE EARNING POTENTIAL IN THE UK

Position in Career  Associated Salary (UK)  
Entry Level  You can become a database administrator by having a degree in computer science or another relevant subject, like maths or computer software. Whatever degree you choose, make sure you focus on your IT skills as much as you can! £22,000 – £25,000 
Experienced  An experienced database administrator has excellent IT and analytical skills, where they can gain knowledge and experience that supplements their career. They usually start out gaining experience in the IT industry and then transferring their skills to other roles.  £35,000 – £45,000 
Senior  You can reach a senior position as a database administrator and increase your salary after several years of working in the industry. You might have to pursue a postgraduate qualification to boost your knowledge.  £60,000 

TOP 10 EMPLOYERS

  1. Triumph Consultants Ltd 
  2. Imagine Communications 
  3. South East Water 
  4. Confidential 
  5. Tracsis 
  6. Full Fact 
  7. University of Oxford 
  8. Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust 
  9. Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution 
  10. Deekay Technical 


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