Database Administrators

Database Administrators are responsible for handling and maintaining the databases of organisations. Database Administrator responsibilities include ensuring that company databases remain accessible at all times, ensuring that they are backed up in the event of memory loss and maintaining compliance with data management policies.

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Starting Salaries

Avg. 

497000

Min. 

238000

Max. 

1000000

What you need to get started

  • IT internship programs and portfolio capstone projects can help obtain the information and connections necessary to land jobs in this field.

  • Most positions require knowledge of structured query language (SQL), Unix and DBMS.

Employment Outlook

  • Numerous opportunities to work abroad.

  • There are opportunities within any organisation that uses computerised databases, including organisations in public, private and third sectors.

  • There are also opportunities for Database Administrators in small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

International Opportunities

New Jersey, Washington, Massachusetts,  Rhode Island, Connecticut and Illinois 

Educational Qualifications

  • BCA/ BSc Computer Science / B.Tech in Computer Science

  • M.Tech/ MCA

Soft Skills

  • Accuracy

  • Business focused 

  • Communication 

  • Problem Solving

  • Organizational skills 

Technical Skills

  • IT skills

  • Knowledge of database and relational database

  • Knowledge of SQL

  • UNIX

  • Linux

  • Oracle A

  • Window Operating Sysytem

  • Data Analysis

  • Microsoft Access 

  • Python, HTML5, CSS, and C++

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