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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 84 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 36 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.98% 1.34% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.43% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,005 £32,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
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
1733 1469 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.48% 93.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1306 1292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
2 36 (73.47%) SQL
3 25 (51.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
4 18 (36.73%) Oracle
4 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (36.73%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (28.57%) Windows
6 13 (26.53%) Linux
6 13 (26.53%) Finance
6 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (20.41%) Degree
8 9 (18.37%) Database Security
8 9 (18.37%) Database Tuning
8 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
9 8 (16.33%) MySQL
9 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (16.33%) Replication
9 8 (16.33%) VMware
9 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (12.24%) ITIL
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
12 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
12 5 (10.20%) SAP
12 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.20%) Shell Script

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (51.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (16.33%) MySQL
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
7 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Replication
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Solaris
3 4 (8.16%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (18.37%) Database Tuning
2 9 (18.37%) Database Security
3 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) ETL
5 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.08%) ERP
7 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.04%) Web Development
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
3 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
4 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.16%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (2.04%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) MCSA
4 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
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