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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 107 115 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 28 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.49% 0.70% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.74% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 14
Average salary £41,250 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,007 £42,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £52,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
1789 1617 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.26% 94.67% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1415 1308
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 £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 23 October 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Bristol

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (70.59%) SQL
1 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (49.02%) Oracle
3 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (29.41%) Linux
6 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (25.49%) Finance
7 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
7 13 (25.49%) Degree
8 12 (23.53%) Windows
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
10 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
10 10 (19.61%) Database Tuning
11 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
12 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
12 8 (15.69%) VMware
12 8 (15.69%) MySQL
13 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
13 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (11.76%) UNIX
15 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.80%) Clustering
15 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Agresso
2 1 (1.96%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (37.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 8 (15.69%) MySQL
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Clustering
4 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) UNIX
4 4 (7.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (19.61%) Database Tuning
3 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (9.80%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Database Security
5 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.84%) ETL
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.92%) ERP
7 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.96%) Information Management
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 19 (37.25%) T-SQL
3 13 (25.49%) PL/SQL
4 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.84%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.96%) Netezza
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