The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 78 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 21 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.83% 3.34% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 3.53% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 6
Average salary £42,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1111 964 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.69% 94.70% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 954 878 864
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 18 £42,000 -1.17% 1
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (56.41%) SAN
3 20 (51.28%) T-SQL
3 20 (51.28%) Oracle
3 20 (51.28%) Oracle Database
4 19 (48.72%) NAS
5 17 (43.59%) Replication
5 17 (43.59%) Linux
6 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
6 16 (41.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (41.03%) Migration
6 16 (41.03%) SUSE
6 16 (41.03%) Data Guard
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (41.03%) Data Migration
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle Linux
7 14 (35.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (35.90%) Performance Engineering
7 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (30.77%) Clustering
9 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (23.08%) Degree
11 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) SAN
2 19 (48.72%) NAS
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (51.28%) Oracle Database
3 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Replication
2 12 (30.77%) Clustering
3 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) SUSE
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Migration
1 16 (41.03%) Data Migration
2 14 (35.90%) Incident Management
2 14 (35.90%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (35.90%) Performance Engineering
3 9 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.82%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (12.82%) Database Security
5 5 (12.82%) Refactoring
5 5 (12.82%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Data Security
7 2 (5.13%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) T-SQL
3 16 (41.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) MCTS
3 5 (12.82%) MCITP
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 8 days ago
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