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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 25 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 7 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.95% 2.69% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 2.73% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £26,041 £39,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.22% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,771 £37,800 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,021 £43,800 £44,900
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
169 256 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.48% 98.46% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 114 194 167
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Chester

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) Clustering
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) IIS
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Vertica
6 4 (28.57%) Big Data
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) OLTP
6 4 (28.57%) VLDB
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) OLTP
2 4 (28.57%) VLDB
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) DTS
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Vertica
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Google