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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 28 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.82% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 0.71% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
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
142 140 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 94.59% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 134 113 169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) RDBMS
2 14 (73.68%) PL/SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
2 14 (73.68%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
3 8 (42.11%) ODBC
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Clustering
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Sage
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) MS Access
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Sage 200
9 1 (5.26%) Data Protection

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) RDBMS
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
1 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.53%) MS Access
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) TKPROF
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) ODBC
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
2 4 (21.05%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Sage
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft