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What are the Job prospects for a Database Administrator?

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Database administrators and industry

Database administrators are a group of people in the organization that is connected to the IT department and works in order to manage the exchange of information among the developers and other users properly. Thus, the database administrators or also called as a database admin are the most important part of the organization and works in order to make the data solutions more apt and concrete. The data is considered to be the foundation of the company and hence it channels through a centralized source that carries and moves all the data in the organization. Thus making data able to access by each and every person, proper measures and layout should be taken and that falls in the role of a database admin.

Job outlook for database experts

Since the growth of computer technologies in the system, and an increase in the dataset for the organizations, the employment rate for the group of people related to database technology has been increased widely. With the new statistics, the present day scenario requires a number of the people that are ready to work in databases and any modern technology. In India, there is a 21% percent requirement of the professionals that are good any database management system and have a sound knowledge of SQL. Worldwide this number is even large and the total of 14 percent more requirement of the Database admins or database engineers. That’s just not it, the growth rate provided in this type of job is even more and with the growth in experience and skillset, the appraisal is very common. By some statistics, there is almost 34,000 vacancies in India for the database oriented professional and will be increasing till 2020.

Key roles for a database administrator

The database administrator works in order to create and make better and more effective database system. This is done in order to work of the entire database system properly and with the reduced complexity. The Database admins works in order to create better and less complex designs of the database that can be used make data more presentable and effective in the system and hence resulting in the most effective and optimized database solution. Apart from that, the database administrator also provides the read and write access to all the other database users and hence making a better interface to implement the database operations as well as maintain the security in the system too. This is important as it helps in protecting the vital information about the database from the intruders and other people. These are the few main roles and responsibilities of the database administrators and hence making in order to make the system more secure.


With a potential increase in the technology and the usage of the system in the modern business. The salary and perks provided in this field are very high. The Salary provided to the beginner who is working as a database admin in an organization lies in between the range of 4 lakhs per anum to 7 lakhs per anum. This number might vary from organization to organization and hence the chances of change are exist. For a much expected candidate the salary is also more, since, experience determines the quality and hence the expected salary for a professional in this can be around, 10lakhs to 30 lakhs per anum, which is a very high number. On considering these numbers the growth rate can be expected easily and hence making this field as one the most desirable and nice work environments to look forward too.

Education and training

On considering the education and training aspect of this field, the SQL plays the most important role. SQL is the query language designed in order to carry out database operations and hence good education of SQL is mandatory at both beginner and advanced levels. Apart from that, knowledge of database design and normalization is also required. On the technological front, any training about the existing database systems in the systems like DB2, oracle, MS-SQL, MariaDB etc.

The field of the database administrator is very much preferable since it provides a quality job and nice work environment as well as it is growing at a faster rate and hence the technical and job security aspects of this career field are very strong. Hence planning to have a future in this field can be looked forward too.

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