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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 131 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 6 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.32% 1.48% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.54% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 18
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
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
1813 1749 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.89% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1395 1357
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 3 August 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 21 (67.74%) SQL
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Advertising
7 6 (19.35%) Replication
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) Clustering
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
9 4 (12.90%) MySQL
9 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (12.90%) Facebook
9 4 (12.90%) Marketing
10 3 (9.68%) Degree
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (12.90%) MySQL
8 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
1 6 (19.35%) Advertising
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) WebCenter
2 2 (6.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Replication
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Statistics
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Database Security
4 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Facebook
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Cognizant
3 2 (6.45%) Netezza
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