The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 36 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 6 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.10% 6.87% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 7.11% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 0
Average salary £37,500 £34,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
255 253 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 89.16% 96.56% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 178 184 160
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) OLTP
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (41.67%) Big Data
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) Vertica
6 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Replication
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) OLTP
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Tru64
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Vertica
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) VMware