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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 103 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 14 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 1.04% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.08% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 23
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,200 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1889 1765 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.33% 96.24% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1441 1511
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) UNIX
8 3 (13.04%) VBScript
8 3 (13.04%) VB
8 3 (13.04%) MySQL
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) NetApp
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) Release Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Release Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
3 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.04%) VBScript
4 3 (13.04%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Netezza
4 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
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