2Annual Base Salary for Oracle Pros
3Economic Hits Keep Coming, But So Do We
4DBA Certifications Impact on Salaries
The salary difference between those with certifications and those without was about $2,000. Researchers asked respondents if they held certifications in a range of Oracle and general IT areas, including Oracle 10g and Oracle 9i. A majority of the survey’s DBA respondents reported having no certifications. However, the survey also found that DBAs with certifications are more likely to make above $100,000 than those without them.
5DBA Salaries by Specialization
Among specialty areas, those DBAs involved in the management of very large databases-in the multi-terabyte range-are the most well compensated in terms of specialty area, the survey finds. Overall, 37 percent of the DBAs responding to this survey report they specialize in multi-terabyte sites, and their average base salary is more than $100,000.
6Experience Pays off for DBAs
7Developer and Analyst Base Salaries
8How Analysts, Developers Spend Their Time
9IT Managers Get Boost
10How IT Managers Spend Their Time
Nearly 90 percent of the management respondents spend most of their time engaged in team and staff management activities, and eight out of 10 say their days are spent in project management-related activities. Almost 40 percent also reported spending a lot of time involved in database performance management activities.