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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 189 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 65 161 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 2.43% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.52% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 51 127 203
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
6836 6380 8163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 96.24% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5545 5161 7074
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 £62,500 £57,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Hertfordshire -37 22 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Essex -27 21 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 14 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Norfolk -16 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Suffolk -9 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bedfordshire -19 1 £32,500 -23.52%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 131 (79.88%) SQL
2 119 (72.56%) SQL Server
3 72 (43.90%) Windows
4 70 (42.68%) Oracle
5 49 (29.88%) Oracle Database
6 43 (26.22%) Performance Tuning
6 43 (26.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (26.22%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (24.39%) T-SQL
9 39 (23.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (20.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (20.73%) ITIL
11 33 (20.12%) Finance
12 32 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 31 (18.90%) UNIX
14 29 (17.68%) Microsoft
14 29 (17.68%) Replication
15 28 (17.07%) Degree
15 28 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (16.46%) Clustering
17 26 (15.85%) Linux
18 24 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
19 23 (14.02%) OpenEdge
20 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (12.80%) Oracle RMAN
21 19 (11.59%) IBM
22 17 (10.37%) Data Modelling
22 17 (10.37%) Oracle RAC
22 17 (10.37%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (14.02%) OpenEdge
2 15 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 12 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (6.10%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.05%) IIS
6 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.83%) Academy Housing
3 3 (1.83%) arcHouse
3 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.15%) SAN
2 5 (3.05%) NAS
3 3 (1.83%) Internet
3 3 (1.83%) Wireless
4 2 (1.22%) HTTP
4 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (72.56%) SQL Server
2 49 (29.88%) Oracle Database
3 43 (26.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (26.22%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (25.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (23.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (20.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (10.37%) Relational Database
9 17 (10.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (8.54%) OLTP
11 12 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (6.71%) DTS
12 11 (6.71%) OLAP
13 10 (6.10%) RDBMS
13 10 (6.10%) MySQL
14 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (3.66%) Data Mining
15 6 (3.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.44%) Toad
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
General
1 33 (20.12%) Finance
2 11 (6.71%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.88%) Banking
3 8 (4.88%) Legal
4 6 (3.66%) Marketing
5 5 (3.05%) Retail
6 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.10%) .NET
1 10 (6.10%) Web Services
2 7 (4.27%) Middleware
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (3.05%) XML
4 3 (1.83%) ODBC
4 3 (1.83%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.22%) HTML
5 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Replication
2 27 (16.46%) Clustering
3 5 (3.05%) Mainframe
3 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.83%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Statistics
6 2 (1.22%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (43.90%) Windows
2 31 (18.90%) UNIX
3 26 (15.85%) Linux
4 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.83%) SUSE
8 3 (1.83%) Solaris
9 2 (1.22%) AIX
9 2 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.22%) Performance Tuning
2 34 (20.73%) ITIL
3 28 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (10.37%) Data Modelling
4 17 (10.37%) High Availability
5 16 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.71%) ETL
8 8 (4.88%) Migration
9 7 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.66%) ERP
11 5 (3.05%) Content Management
11 5 (3.05%) Information Management
11 5 (3.05%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.05%) Line Management
11 5 (3.05%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.44%) Database Security
12 4 (2.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (79.88%) SQL
2 40 (24.39%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.66%) Java
6 5 (3.05%) COBOL
6 5 (3.05%) VBScript
6 5 (3.05%) VB
6 5 (3.05%) JCL
6 5 (3.05%) SELCOPY
6 5 (3.05%) Assembly Language
6 5 (3.05%) REXX
7 4 (2.44%) VBA
8 3 (1.83%) Python
8 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (17.07%) Degree
2 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.76%) MCTS
4 6 (3.66%) MCITP
5 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.44%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.83%) MCSA
7 3 (1.83%) OCP
8 2 (1.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (10.37%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.44%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.15%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 70 (42.68%) Oracle
2 29 (17.68%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.59%) IBM
4 10 (6.10%) VMware
5 5 (3.05%) SAP
6 4 (2.44%) Sybase
6 4 (2.44%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.44%) Google
7 3 (1.83%) Anite
7 3 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.83%) Northgate
7 3 (1.83%) Civica
7 3 (1.83%) Comino
7 3 (1.83%) Capita
7 3 (1.83%) Orchard
7 3 (1.83%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.83%) Citrix
7 3 (1.83%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.22%) Netezza
9 1 (0.61%) Greenplum
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