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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 147 127 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 112 123 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 1.76% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.83% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 94 104 199
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 £58,000 £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
7391 6710 8820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6041 5722 7505
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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 +16 44 £40,000 +15.83% 4
Hertfordshire 0 30 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bedfordshire -17 17 £42,000 -1.17% 2
Suffolk +5 16 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Norfolk -21 1 £31,500 -10.00%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 254 (85.81%) SQL
2 189 (63.85%) SQL Server
3 160 (54.05%) Oracle
4 129 (43.58%) Oracle Database
5 109 (36.82%) Windows
6 86 (29.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 82 (27.70%) PL/SQL
8 78 (26.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 78 (26.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 76 (25.68%) Performance Tuning
10 72 (24.32%) T-SQL
11 69 (23.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 66 (22.30%) Linux
13 61 (20.61%) Relational Database
14 57 (19.26%) Replication
15 56 (18.92%) RDBMS
16 54 (18.24%) Clustering
17 53 (17.91%) UNIX
18 51 (17.23%) Finance
18 51 (17.23%) Oracle RAC
19 49 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 48 (16.22%) Microsoft
20 48 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
21 47 (15.88%) Disaster Recovery
22 46 (15.54%) Oracle RMAN
23 43 (14.53%) ITIL
24 41 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 39 (13.18%) Oracle Database 10g
26 38 (12.84%) Migration
27 35 (11.82%) Data Guard

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 25 (8.45%) OpenEdge
2 18 (6.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (6.08%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.39%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.36%) IIS
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (7.77%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (6.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (5.07%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (3.04%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.01%) Magento
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.68%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.68%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.45%) SAN
2 20 (6.76%) NAS
3 3 (1.01%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (63.85%) SQL Server
2 129 (43.58%) Oracle Database
3 86 (29.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (26.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 78 (26.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (23.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (20.61%) Relational Database
7 56 (18.92%) RDBMS
8 48 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (13.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (13.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 31 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (8.78%) SQLPlus
12 26 (8.78%) DTS
13 21 (7.09%) MySQL
14 19 (6.42%) OLAP
15 17 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
16 16 (5.41%) OLTP
17 8 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 51 (17.23%) Finance
2 4 (1.35%) Automotive
2 4 (1.35%) Banking
2 4 (1.35%) Retail
2 4 (1.35%) Marketing
3 3 (1.01%) Back Office
3 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.68%) Legal
4 2 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.12%) XML
1 27 (9.12%) Middleware
2 26 (8.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (5.74%) .NET
4 12 (4.05%) ODBC
5 7 (2.36%) Web Services
6 5 (1.69%) HTML
7 4 (1.35%) ADO.NET
7 4 (1.35%) CSS
8 3 (1.01%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.26%) Replication
2 54 (18.24%) Clustering
3 17 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.03%) Statistics
8 4 (1.35%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 109 (36.82%) Windows
2 66 (22.30%) Linux
3 53 (17.91%) UNIX
4 16 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
5 15 (5.07%) SUSE
6 14 (4.73%) Solaris
7 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (25.68%) Performance Tuning
2 47 (15.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (14.53%) ITIL
4 38 (12.84%) Migration
5 32 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 21 (7.09%) ETL
7 19 (6.42%) Data Migration
7 19 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (6.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (5.41%) High Availability
9 16 (5.41%) Identity Management
10 15 (5.07%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.07%) Performance Engineering
10 15 (5.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (4.39%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (3.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (3.04%) Data Protection
12 9 (3.04%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 254 (85.81%) SQL
2 82 (27.70%) PL/SQL
3 72 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.03%) VBA
6 4 (1.35%) Java
7 3 (1.01%) C#
7 3 (1.01%) PHP
8 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.34%) AWK
9 1 (0.34%) Korn
9 1 (0.34%) Perl
9 1 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (9.80%) Degree
3 23 (7.77%) MCTS
3 23 (7.77%) MCITP
4 20 (6.76%) Oracle Certification
5 17 (5.74%) OCA
6 15 (5.07%) OCP
7 7 (2.36%) MCSE
7 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.03%) MCSA
9 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.35%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.68%) PhD
12 1 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (17.23%) Oracle RAC
2 46 (15.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (11.82%) Data Guard
2 16 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.01%) Opsview
3 3 (1.01%) Nagios
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.68%) Munin
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
5 1 (0.34%) MOM
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 160 (54.05%) Oracle
2 48 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.08%) VMware
3 18 (6.08%) IBM
4 9 (3.04%) Red Gate
5 7 (2.36%) Capita
6 3 (1.01%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.01%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.01%) SAP
7 2 (0.68%) Anite
7 2 (0.68%) Northgate
7 2 (0.68%) Civica
7 2 (0.68%) Comino
7 2 (0.68%) Orchard
7 2 (0.68%) Percona
8 1 (0.34%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.34%) Splunk
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
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