The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 190 148 102
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 75 131 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 1.70% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.74% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 61 111 209
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,350 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
6571 7528 8361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.73% 97.68% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5448 6168 6954
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 28 £42,500 -15.00%
Hertfordshire +10 23 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 12 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Bedfordshire +9 10 £43,097 +5.11%
Suffolk -2 2 £37,750 -20.52% 3
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 139 (78.09%) SQL
2 119 (66.85%) SQL Server
3 72 (40.45%) Oracle
4 69 (38.76%) Performance Tuning
5 57 (32.02%) T-SQL
6 53 (29.78%) Oracle Database
7 51 (28.65%) Clustering
8 46 (25.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 44 (24.72%) Windows
10 38 (21.35%) Linux
11 36 (20.22%) High Availability
11 36 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (19.66%) PL/SQL
12 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
13 32 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (17.42%) Oracle RAC
15 30 (16.85%) Relational Database
16 29 (16.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (15.73%) MS Excel
18 27 (15.17%) Replication
19 26 (14.61%) VMware
20 25 (14.04%) RDBMS
20 25 (14.04%) SQL Server 2014
21 24 (13.48%) Data Guard
22 22 (12.36%) Oracle Database 11g
22 22 (12.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 22 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
23 21 (11.80%) NetApp
24 20 (11.24%) Oracle Database 10g
24 20 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) LDAP
2 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (66.85%) SQL Server
2 53 (29.78%) Oracle Database
3 46 (25.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (16.85%) Relational Database
7 29 (16.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (14.04%) RDBMS
8 25 (14.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (12.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (12.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (11.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (10.67%) MS Access
12 17 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (9.55%) MySQL
12 17 (9.55%) NoSQL
13 16 (8.99%) MongoDB
13 16 (8.99%) Oracle Database 12c
13 16 (8.99%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (11.24%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Legal
3 9 (5.06%) Law
4 7 (3.93%) Games
5 5 (2.81%) Advertising
6 3 (1.69%) Publishing
6 3 (1.69%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 10 (5.62%) .NET
2 10 (5.62%) ODBC
3 9 (5.06%) J2EE
4 3 (1.69%) MDX
4 3 (1.69%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.65%) Clustering
2 27 (15.17%) Replication
3 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.25%) FMCG
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.12%) Biology
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.72%) Windows
2 38 (21.35%) Linux
3 17 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.93%) Unix
6 6 (3.37%) AIX
7 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.76%) Performance Tuning
2 36 (20.22%) High Availability
3 22 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (10.11%) Database Mirroring
6 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (8.99%) Open Source
7 15 (8.43%) E-Commerce
7 15 (8.43%) ITIL
7 15 (8.43%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (6.18%) Data Management
9 11 (6.18%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (5.06%) Information Security
12 8 (4.49%) Database Security
12 8 (4.49%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (4.49%) Identity Management
13 7 (3.93%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (78.09%) SQL
2 57 (32.02%) T-SQL
3 35 (19.66%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.06%) C#
4 9 (5.06%) Java
4 9 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.49%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.93%) Perl
7 4 (2.25%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.18%) MCSA
2 11 (6.18%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (4.49%) OCP
4 4 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) MCITP
5 2 (1.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (17.42%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Ceph
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (13.48%) Data Guard
2 15 (8.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (40.45%) Oracle
2 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.61%) VMware
4 21 (11.80%) NetApp
5 13 (7.30%) RedGate
6 11 (6.18%) iManage
7 8 (4.49%) 3PAR
8 7 (3.93%) Interwoven
9 6 (3.37%) Sybase
10 3 (1.69%) Citrix
10 3 (1.69%) Teradata
11 2 (1.12%) Civica
11 2 (1.12%) Facebook
11 2 (1.12%) HP
11 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.12%) Vertica
12 1 (0.56%) Google
12 1 (0.56%) Kypera
12 1 (0.56%) Microgen
12 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
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