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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 190 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 75 124 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.81% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.88% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 92 193
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £50,000
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
7433 6612 8578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.62% 96.37% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6091 5305 7435
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Hertfordshire -23 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Essex -9 23 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 15 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Norfolk -16 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Bedfordshire -7 2 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Suffolk +1 1 £47,500 +35.71% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 151 (82.07%) SQL
2 123 (66.85%) SQL Server
3 94 (51.09%) Oracle
4 85 (46.20%) Windows
5 66 (35.87%) Oracle Database
6 53 (28.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (26.63%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
9 44 (23.91%) ITIL
10 43 (23.37%) T-SQL
10 43 (23.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (22.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 41 (22.28%) UNIX
12 39 (21.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (18.48%) Linux
14 33 (17.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (16.85%) OpenEdge
16 30 (16.30%) Oracle RMAN
17 29 (15.76%) PL/SQL
17 29 (15.76%) Disaster Recovery
18 28 (15.22%) Finance
18 28 (15.22%) Replication
18 28 (15.22%) Degree
19 27 (14.67%) Relational Database
19 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
19 27 (14.67%) Oracle Database 10g
20 26 (14.13%) IBM
20 26 (14.13%) Clustering
21 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (12.50%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 31 (16.85%) OpenEdge
2 22 (11.96%) WebSphere
3 20 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (8.15%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.72%) IIS
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.63%) Academy Housing
3 3 (1.63%) arcHouse
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.41%) SAN
2 11 (5.98%) NAS
3 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 3 (1.63%) Wireless
4 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (66.85%) SQL Server
2 66 (35.87%) Oracle Database
3 53 (28.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (26.63%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (23.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (22.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 39 (21.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (17.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (14.67%) Relational Database
9 27 (14.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (11.96%) RDBMS
11 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (7.61%) OLTP
13 12 (6.52%) SQLPlus
14 11 (5.98%) OLAP
15 10 (5.43%) DTS
16 9 (4.89%) MySQL
17 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
18 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 6 (3.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.09%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 28 (15.22%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.80%) Legal
4 5 (2.72%) Retail
5 4 (2.17%) Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.07%) Middleware
1 13 (7.07%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (5.98%) Web Services
3 7 (3.80%) .NET
4 5 (2.72%) XML
5 3 (1.63%) ODBC
5 3 (1.63%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.22%) Replication
2 26 (14.13%) Clustering
3 5 (2.72%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.63%) Internet of Things
4 3 (1.63%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.63%) Statistics
5 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 85 (46.20%) Windows
2 41 (22.28%) UNIX
3 34 (18.48%) Linux
4 7 (3.80%) SUSE
4 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.80%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.63%) Solaris
7 2 (1.09%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (23.91%) ITIL
3 29 (15.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (10.33%) Data Modelling
5 15 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (8.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (7.07%) High Availability
6 13 (7.07%) Migration
7 11 (5.98%) ETL
8 10 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.80%) Performance Engineering
10 7 (3.80%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.80%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.72%) Information Management
11 5 (2.72%) Database Security
12 4 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (2.17%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (2.17%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 151 (82.07%) SQL
2 43 (23.37%) T-SQL
3 29 (15.76%) PL/SQL
4 14 (7.61%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.72%) JCL
5 5 (2.72%) SELCOPY
5 5 (2.72%) Assembly Language
5 5 (2.72%) REXX
5 5 (2.72%) COBOL
6 3 (1.63%) Java
6 3 (1.63%) VBA
6 3 (1.63%) Python
7 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.09%) C#
7 2 (1.09%) VB
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) Degree
2 24 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (9.78%) MCTS
4 9 (4.89%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (4.35%) MCITP
6 6 (3.26%) OCP
7 5 (2.72%) OCA
7 5 (2.72%) MCSA
7 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.17%) MCDBA
8 4 (2.17%) MCSE
9 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) SLA
1 7 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.54%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (16.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.63%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (9.78%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.63%) Nagios
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.54%) Opsview
4 1 (0.54%) Munin
4 1 (0.54%) WSUS
4 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 94 (51.09%) Oracle
2 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.13%) IBM
4 11 (5.98%) VMware
5 5 (2.72%) Sybase
6 4 (2.17%) SAP
6 4 (2.17%) Google
7 3 (1.63%) Northgate
7 3 (1.63%) Civica
7 3 (1.63%) Comino
7 3 (1.63%) Capita
7 3 (1.63%) Orchard
7 3 (1.63%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.63%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.63%) Anite
8 2 (1.09%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.54%) Netezza
9 1 (0.54%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.54%) Red Gate
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