The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 29 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 19 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.39% 4.46% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.51% 4.73% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 3
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +57.02%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
DBA
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
253 148 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.44% 94.27% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 223 138 132
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

DBA
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

DBA Salary Trend in Colchester

DBA
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Colchester

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 35 (94.59%) SQL
2 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
3 22 (59.46%) T-SQL
3 22 (59.46%) Clustering
4 21 (56.76%) MS Access
4 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
8 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 7 (18.92%) VMware
9 7 (18.92%) ODBC
9 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
9 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
9 7 (18.92%) NetApp
9 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
9 7 (18.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) Data Management
12 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
13 3 (8.11%) High Availability
14 2 (5.41%) Law
14 2 (5.41%) Legal
14 2 (5.41%) Project Management
14 2 (5.41%) Windows
14 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (56.76%) MS Access
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
4 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
4 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.41%) Law
1 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (18.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Data Management
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Document Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (2.70%) Database Security
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) MCSA
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) NetApp
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft