The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 112 146 73
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -73
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 66 34 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.80% 0.90% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.94% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 64 24 91
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,400 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3625 2921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.20% 95.55% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 3000 2498
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,272
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DBA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

DBA Salary Trend in the East Midlands

DBA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

DBA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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
Nottinghamshire +38 50 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Leicestershire +23 14 £44,500 +17.10%
Derbyshire +18 12 £45,000 +5.88%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 99 (78.57%) SQL
2 89 (70.63%) SQL Server
3 69 (54.76%) T-SQL
4 65 (51.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (43.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (37.30%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (34.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (31.75%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
10 29 (23.02%) Kimball Methodology
10 29 (23.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (20.63%) Oracle
11 26 (20.63%) Linux
12 25 (19.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (19.05%) ETL
13 24 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (18.25%) Replication
14 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
15 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database
16 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 10g
19 18 (14.29%) Clustering
20 17 (13.49%) Finance
21 16 (12.70%) UNIX
21 16 (12.70%) Oracle Database 12c
22 15 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
23 13 (10.32%) Data Guard
24 12 (9.52%) Inmon Methodology

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.59%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) LDAP
1 4 (3.17%) SSL
1 4 (3.17%) DMZ
1 4 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (70.63%) SQL Server
2 65 (51.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (43.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (37.30%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (34.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (23.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (19.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (17.46%) Oracle Database
9 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 20 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (12.70%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (8.73%) VLDB
14 8 (6.35%) MySQL
14 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
15 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (3.97%) RDBMS
16 4 (3.17%) Oracle Discoverer
16 4 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
16 4 (3.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Back Office
4 3 (2.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Local Government
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) Middleware
2 7 (5.56%) .NET
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.59%) Web Services
3 2 (1.59%) LAMP
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) MDX
4 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Replication
2 18 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) Linux
2 16 (12.70%) UNIX
3 12 (9.52%) Windows
4 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) AIX
5 2 (1.59%) zOS
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.75%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (23.02%) Kimball Methodology
3 26 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (19.05%) ETL
4 24 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (9.52%) Inmon Methodology
6 11 (8.73%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (8.73%) High Availability
7 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.76%) Analytics
8 6 (4.76%) Migration
8 6 (4.76%) Change Control
8 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.97%) ITIL
9 5 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.17%) Database Mirroring
10 4 (3.17%) Database Security
10 4 (3.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 99 (78.57%) SQL
2 69 (54.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.38%) PHP
3 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.59%) Perl
4 2 (1.59%) Python
4 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.59%) JCL
4 2 (1.59%) Ruby
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.14%) Degree
3 7 (5.56%) MCTS
3 7 (5.56%) MCITP
4 5 (3.97%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.17%) OCP
5 4 (3.17%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.59%) MCSA
6 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) TickIT
2 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.59%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.17%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) Data Guard
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (3.17%) Legato
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.63%) Oracle
3 6 (4.76%) Red Gate
4 5 (3.97%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.17%) VMware
6 3 (2.38%) IBM
7 2 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
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