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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 140 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 129 237 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 2.77% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.89% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 110 205 203
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 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
7329 8188 8152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.61% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 6827 7099
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 £26,000 £26,000
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 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
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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 -39 33 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire +3 31 £50,000 +28.20% 8
Cambridgeshire -8 29 £55,000 +23.59% 2
Norfolk - 22 £42,500 - 2
Bedfordshire 0 7 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Suffolk -9 7 £47,500 +5.55%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 166 (85.13%) SQL
2 155 (79.49%) SQL Server
3 74 (37.95%) Windows
4 65 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 65 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 54 (27.69%) Replication
6 53 (27.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (26.67%) Oracle
8 50 (25.64%) Clustering
9 49 (25.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 41 (21.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (19.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (18.97%) High Availability
12 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
13 34 (17.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 33 (16.92%) Oracle Database
14 33 (16.92%) Linux
15 32 (16.41%) ITIL
16 31 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
17 30 (15.38%) MySQL
17 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
17 30 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
18 29 (14.87%) Degree
18 29 (14.87%) Relational Database
18 29 (14.87%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (14.87%) Database Mirroring
19 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (11.28%) Finance
21 21 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
22 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.59%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.56%) IIS
4 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.54%) OpenEdge
5 3 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.03%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.51%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.51%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.51%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.51%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.51%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.74%) SAN
2 4 (2.05%) Internet
3 3 (1.54%) Wireless
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
4 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (79.49%) SQL Server
2 53 (27.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (25.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (21.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (19.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (17.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (16.92%) Oracle Database
8 30 (15.38%) MySQL
8 30 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (14.87%) Relational Database
9 29 (14.87%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (9.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (8.72%) NoSQL
13 15 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (7.18%) RDBMS
15 12 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (6.15%) DB2
16 8 (4.10%) Oracle9i Database
17 6 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Toad
2 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 22 (11.28%) Finance
2 9 (4.62%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.62%) Banking
3 6 (3.08%) Legal
4 5 (2.56%) Marketing
5 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.15%) .NET
1 12 (6.15%) Web Services
2 6 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.54%) ODBC
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.69%) Replication
2 50 (25.64%) Clustering
3 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.56%) Streaming Music
6 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.54%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.03%) Derivative
7 2 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.03%) Statistics
7 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.95%) Windows
2 33 (16.92%) Linux
3 20 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (8.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.62%) UNIX
7 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.54%) AIX
9 2 (1.03%) Solaris
9 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (18.97%) High Availability
3 32 (16.41%) ITIL
4 31 (15.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (14.87%) Database Mirroring
6 21 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.18%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.64%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.64%) Problem Management
9 11 (5.64%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (4.62%) Migration
11 8 (4.10%) Database Security
12 7 (3.59%) DevOps
12 7 (3.59%) Line Management
13 6 (3.08%) Coaching
14 5 (2.56%) ERP
14 5 (2.56%) Information Management
14 5 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (2.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (85.13%) SQL
2 65 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 9 (4.62%) VB
4 7 (3.59%) C#
4 7 (3.59%) Java
5 6 (3.08%) VBScript
5 6 (3.08%) Python
6 5 (2.56%) COBOL
6 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.56%) JCL
6 5 (2.56%) Assembly Language
6 5 (2.56%) REXX
6 5 (2.56%) SELCOPY
7 4 (2.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.05%) VBA
8 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (14.87%) Degree
2 23 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.15%) MCITP
4 10 (5.13%) MCTS
4 10 (5.13%) MCT
5 7 (3.59%) MCSA
6 3 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) HND
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.05%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 7 (3.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (26.67%) Oracle
2 37 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.21%) IBM
4 11 (5.64%) VMware
5 8 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.08%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.56%) SAP
8 4 (2.05%) Google
8 4 (2.05%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.54%) Sybase
9 3 (1.54%) Citrix
9 3 (1.54%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.54%) Netezza
10 1 (0.51%) HP
10 1 (0.51%) Dell
10 1 (0.51%) Anite
10 1 (0.51%) NetApp
10 1 (0.51%) Twitter
10 1 (0.51%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.51%) Northgate
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