The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 81 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 34 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 2.42% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 2.55% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 16
Average salary £37,250 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.69% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £34,357 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
DBA
East of England

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Bedfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 21 £35,500 -5.33%
Bedford - 5 £35,000 -
Dunstable +12 2 £41,250 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 53 (88.33%) SQL
2 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 35 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 29 (48.33%) Oracle
5 24 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 22 (36.67%) Replication
7 20 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (28.33%) Degree
10 16 (26.67%) Data Guard
10 16 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
10 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 15 (25.00%) Migration
11 15 (25.00%) Linux
12 14 (23.33%) Windows
12 14 (23.33%) SAN
12 14 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (21.67%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (21.67%) Data Migration
13 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
13 13 (21.67%) SUSE
13 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
14 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (18.33%) NAS
15 11 (18.33%) Clustering
16 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) SAN
2 11 (18.33%) NAS
3 5 (8.33%) Intranet
3 5 (8.33%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) Firewall
4 4 (6.67%) DNS
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
5 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 20 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (15.00%) DTS
9 8 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.00%) DB2
12 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (8.33%) Automotive
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Replication
2 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (18.33%) Clustering
4 8 (13.33%) Statistics
5 5 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 14 (23.33%) Windows
3 13 (21.67%) Oracle Linux
3 13 (21.67%) SUSE
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) Solaris
7 3 (5.00%) UNIX
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (25.00%) Migration
3 13 (21.67%) Data Migration
4 9 (15.00%) Data Security
5 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (13.33%) Validation
6 6 (10.00%) Data Management
6 6 (10.00%) Memory Management
7 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
8 4 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (5.00%) Security Management
9 3 (5.00%) Database Security
10 2 (3.33%) Master Data Management
11 1 (1.67%) Data Modelling
11 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (88.33%) SQL
2 35 (58.33%) T-SQL
3 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.00%) VBScript
4 9 (15.00%) VB
5 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) AWK
7 1 (1.67%) C-shell
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) Data Guard
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.00%) Civica