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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 77 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.35% 1.82% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.89% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 32
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.19%
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
926 1113 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.36% 96.70% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 821 956 864
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 -7 7 £45,000 +7.14%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £50,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £50,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Oracle
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
5 12 (57.14%) High Availability
5 12 (57.14%) Clustering
5 12 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (57.14%) Windows
6 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
7 8 (38.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (38.10%) SAN
7 8 (38.10%) Migration
8 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
9 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (28.57%) MCSE
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) UNIX

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (38.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (38.10%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 12 (57.14%) High Availability
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) CAD
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft