The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 40 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.81% 7.24% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 7.62% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 11
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +114.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £40,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £45,000 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
265 407 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.67% 95.09% 99.43%
Number of salaries quoted 195 238 133
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
DBA
Cheshire

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DBA
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Chester region.

DBA Salary Trend in Chester

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (26.67%) Teradata
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (20.00%) Replication
8 3 (20.00%) High Availability
8 3 (20.00%) Change Control
8 3 (20.00%) FMCG
8 3 (20.00%) QA
8 3 (20.00%) Tru64

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) DTS
8 1 (6.67%) DB2
8 1 (6.67%) MySQL
8 1 (6.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) FMCG
2 2 (13.33%) HACMP
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Tru64
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Database Security
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (13.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Teradata
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sun