The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 156 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 110 123 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 1.72% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.80% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 92 104 191
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DBA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

DBA Salary Trend in the East of England

DBA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in the East of England

DBA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Essex +17 43 £40,000 +15.05% 5
Hertfordshire +8 28 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bedfordshire -15 19 £42,000 -4.00% 1
Suffolk +12 17 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -16 5 £51,250 +17.14%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 279 (86.65%) SQL
2 205 (63.66%) SQL Server
3 175 (54.35%) Oracle
4 140 (43.48%) Oracle Database
5 116 (36.02%) Windows
6 90 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 89 (27.64%) PL/SQL
8 88 (27.33%) Performance Tuning
9 87 (27.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 83 (25.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 83 (25.78%) T-SQL
11 82 (25.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 75 (23.29%) Linux
13 66 (20.50%) Relational Database
14 61 (18.94%) Clustering
15 60 (18.63%) Replication
15 60 (18.63%) RDBMS
16 58 (18.01%) Microsoft
17 57 (17.70%) UNIX
18 54 (16.77%) Finance
18 54 (16.77%) Oracle RAC
19 53 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
19 53 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
20 49 (15.22%) Oracle RMAN
21 47 (14.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 44 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
23 43 (13.35%) Migration
24 42 (13.04%) ITIL
25 41 (12.73%) Oracle Database 10g
26 36 (11.18%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 19 (5.90%) OpenEdge
1 19 (5.90%) Oracle Application Server
2 16 (4.97%) WebSphere
2 16 (4.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (4.04%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.17%) IIS
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (9.01%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (6.83%) Oracle 11i
3 21 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (3.11%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle CRM
5 5 (1.55%) Magento
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.31%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.31%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.76%) SAN
2 20 (6.21%) NAS
3 3 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (63.66%) SQL Server
2 140 (43.48%) Oracle Database
3 90 (27.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 87 (27.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 83 (25.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (25.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 66 (20.50%) Relational Database
8 60 (18.63%) RDBMS
9 47 (14.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 44 (13.66%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (12.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 36 (11.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 34 (10.56%) DTS
14 26 (8.07%) SQLPlus
15 25 (7.76%) MySQL
16 24 (7.45%) Oracle Database 12c
17 23 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
18 17 (5.28%) OLAP
19 14 (4.35%) OLTP
20 9 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.31%) PowerBuilder
General
1 54 (16.77%) Finance
2 6 (1.86%) Marketing
3 5 (1.55%) Banking
4 4 (1.24%) Retail
4 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.24%) Automotive
5 3 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.25%) Middleware
2 32 (9.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (8.39%) XML
4 21 (6.52%) .NET
5 12 (3.73%) ODBC
6 6 (1.86%) Web Services
7 5 (1.55%) HTML
8 4 (1.24%) ADO.NET
8 4 (1.24%) CSS
9 3 (0.93%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.94%) Clustering
2 60 (18.63%) Replication
3 27 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.55%) Statistics
9 4 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.31%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 116 (36.02%) Windows
2 75 (23.29%) Linux
3 57 (17.70%) UNIX
4 20 (6.21%) Solaris
5 16 (4.97%) Oracle Linux
6 15 (4.66%) SUSE
7 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.24%) AIX
11 2 (0.62%) Android
11 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.33%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (16.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (13.35%) Migration
4 42 (13.04%) ITIL
5 28 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 22 (6.83%) Identity Management
7 21 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (6.52%) Data Migration
8 20 (6.21%) ETL
9 19 (5.90%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (5.59%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (4.97%) High Availability
12 15 (4.66%) Performance Engineering
12 15 (4.66%) Incident Management
13 14 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.04%) Database Security
15 12 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (3.42%) Database Tuning
16 11 (3.42%) Project Planning
16 11 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 279 (86.65%) SQL
2 89 (27.64%) PL/SQL
3 83 (25.78%) T-SQL
4 19 (5.90%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.86%) VBA
5 6 (1.86%) Java
6 5 (1.55%) PHP
7 4 (1.24%) C#
8 2 (0.62%) VB
8 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.31%) AWK
9 1 (0.31%) Korn
9 1 (0.31%) XQuery
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (8.39%) Degree
3 23 (7.14%) MCITP
4 20 (6.21%) Oracle Certification
5 19 (5.90%) MCTS
6 17 (5.28%) OCA
7 15 (4.66%) OCP
8 11 (3.42%) MCSE
9 8 (2.48%) MCDBA
10 7 (2.17%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.86%) MCSA
12 5 (1.55%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.93%) PhD
14 1 (0.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (16.77%) Oracle RAC
2 49 (15.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (10.87%) Data Guard
2 22 (6.83%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.93%) Opsview
3 3 (0.93%) Nagios
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.62%) Munin
5 1 (0.31%) WSUS
5 1 (0.31%) MOM
5 1 (0.31%) Control-M
5 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 175 (54.35%) Oracle
2 58 (18.01%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.59%) VMware
4 16 (4.97%) IBM
5 13 (4.04%) Red Gate
6 7 (2.17%) Capita
7 5 (1.55%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.55%) SAP
8 3 (0.93%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.62%) Percona
10 1 (0.31%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.31%) Orchard
10 1 (0.31%) Splunk
10 1 (0.31%) Anite
10 1 (0.31%) Northgate
10 1 (0.31%) Civica
10 1 (0.31%) Comino
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) Cisco
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich
Church International
Salary: £28k to £35k + bonus,pension & private medical
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 17 days ago