The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 74 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.67% 0.66% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.67% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 14
Average salary - £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
579 745 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.50% 98.94% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 470 606 534
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

DBA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

DBA Salary Trend in Dorset

DBA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -1 4 - -
DBA
South West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Perl
6 6 (46.15%) Sybase
6 6 (46.15%) DB2
6 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) Informix
6 6 (46.15%) Python
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) Replication
6 6 (46.15%) Clustering
6 6 (46.15%) Banking
6 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
6 6 (46.15%) Wealth Management
6 6 (46.15%) IDMS
6 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
7 4 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) DB2
3 6 (46.15%) Informix
3 6 (46.15%) IDMS
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (15.38%) OLTP
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Wealth Management
2 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (30.77%) Patch Management
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Sybase
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter