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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 122 119 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 10 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.50% 0.92% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.97% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 21
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
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
1894 1858 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.61% 95.38% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1553 1446
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (76.60%) SQL
2 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
3 21 (44.68%) Oracle
4 19 (40.43%) T-SQL
5 17 (36.17%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
8 12 (25.53%) Windows
9 11 (23.40%) Linux
9 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
9 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
10 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
10 10 (21.28%) Database Tuning
11 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
11 9 (19.15%) Degree
11 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
12 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (17.02%) VMware
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
14 6 (12.77%) UNIX
14 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
15 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
15 5 (10.64%) ITIL
15 5 (10.64%) Performance Analysis

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Agresso
2 1 (2.13%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
5 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.51%) MySQL
6 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (21.28%) Database Tuning
3 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Database Security
5 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.51%) ETL
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
7 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.13%) Information Management
8 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) T-SQL
3 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
4 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) VBScript
6 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) VMware
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Netezza
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £47k + pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago