The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 125 105 83
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 1.13% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.18% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 33
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1874 1690 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.50% 95.26% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1394 1462
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DBA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

DBA Salary Trend in Bristol

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 11 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (29.03%) Windows
7 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) Database Tuning
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
10 6 (19.35%) VMware
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
11 5 (16.13%) UNIX
11 5 (16.13%) SAN
11 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
12 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.90%) Database Security
12 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Agresso
2 1 (3.23%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.68%) MySQL
8 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (19.35%) Database Tuning
3 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Database Security
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Release Management
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Data Security
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Information Management
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
3 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
4 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.68%) VBScript
6 3 (9.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Netezza
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago