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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 163 147 129
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 98 110 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.44% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.49% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 72 95 108
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
6884 7379 6812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.01% 96.39% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5840 6061 5857
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Cambridgeshire +40 29 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Hertfordshire -3 28 £55,000 +29.41% 9
Essex -21 28 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Bedfordshire -1 13 £45,000 +7.14% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 196 (87.50%) SQL
2 190 (84.82%) SQL Server
3 97 (43.30%) T-SQL
4 82 (36.61%) Performance Tuning
5 81 (36.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 80 (35.71%) Clustering
6 80 (35.71%) Windows
7 75 (33.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 74 (33.04%) Replication
9 66 (29.46%) MS Excel
10 64 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 53 (23.66%) High Availability
12 50 (22.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 49 (21.88%) ITIL
13 49 (21.88%) Oracle
14 48 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 47 (20.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 46 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 40 (17.86%) Oracle Database
18 39 (17.41%) SQL Server 2005
19 35 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (15.18%) Database Mirroring
21 33 (14.73%) Capacity Planning
22 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 31 (13.84%) Data Warehouse
24 30 (13.39%) MySQL
25 29 (12.95%) SQL Server 2000
26 26 (11.61%) Finance
26 26 (11.61%) Linux
27 25 (11.16%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.25%) IIS
3 8 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.68%) Lync
5 5 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.34%) JBoss
6 3 (1.34%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.89%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 66 (29.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.89%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.25%) SAN
2 6 (2.68%) Internet
2 6 (2.68%) SMTP
2 6 (2.68%) SNMP
2 6 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (84.82%) SQL Server
2 81 (36.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (33.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (22.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 48 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (20.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (17.86%) Oracle Database
8 39 (17.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 31 (13.84%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (13.39%) MySQL
12 29 (12.95%) SQL Server 2000
13 21 (9.38%) NoSQL
13 21 (9.38%) Relational Database
14 17 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (6.70%) DB2
16 14 (6.25%) RDBMS
17 12 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
18 8 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) Subversion
General
1 26 (11.61%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Legal
3 8 (3.57%) Banking
4 3 (1.34%) Retail
5 2 (0.89%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.80%) .NET
2 10 (4.46%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.57%) Web Services
4 6 (2.68%) Classic ASP
4 6 (2.68%) SAML
4 6 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.23%) Lucene
6 2 (0.89%) XML
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.45%) XSD
7 1 (0.45%) XSLT
7 1 (0.45%) HTML
7 1 (0.45%) J2EE
7 1 (0.45%) Spring
7 1 (0.45%) Middleware
7 1 (0.45%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.45%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (35.71%) Clustering
2 74 (33.04%) Replication
3 17 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.02%) Streaming Music
5 8 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.68%) SecurID
7 6 (2.68%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.23%) User Experience
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (0.89%) Statistics
10 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.71%) Windows
2 26 (11.61%) Linux
3 24 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.14%) UNIX
5 15 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.23%) AIX
8 4 (1.79%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (36.61%) Performance Tuning
2 53 (23.66%) High Availability
3 49 (21.88%) ITIL
4 35 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (15.18%) Database Mirroring
6 33 (14.73%) Capacity Planning
7 24 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 21 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (8.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (8.04%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.70%) DevOps
12 14 (6.25%) Migration
13 12 (5.36%) Database Security
14 8 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (3.57%) Change Management
14 8 (3.57%) ETL
14 8 (3.57%) Performance Management
14 8 (3.57%) Product Management
15 7 (3.13%) Problem Management
15 7 (3.13%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (87.50%) SQL
2 97 (43.30%) T-SQL
3 13 (5.80%) Shell Script
3 13 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.91%) C#
5 6 (2.68%) Perl
5 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.68%) VBScript
6 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.34%) VB
8 2 (0.89%) Java
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.45%) VBA
9 1 (0.45%) Python
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (20.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.16%) Degree
3 21 (9.38%) MCSA
4 10 (4.46%) MCSE
5 6 (2.68%) MCITP
6 5 (2.23%) MCTS
6 5 (2.23%) MCDBA
6 5 (2.23%) MCT
7 4 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.34%) OCP
9 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 64 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.88%) Oracle
3 18 (8.04%) Red Gate
4 9 (4.02%) IBM
5 7 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.68%) Cognos
6 6 (2.68%) Siebel
7 3 (1.34%) Sybase
7 3 (1.34%) VMware
8 2 (0.89%) Citrix
8 2 (0.89%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.45%) Temenos
9 1 (0.45%) Dell
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Twitter
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k + pension + healthcare + gym membership
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Salary: £50,000 - £56,000 + bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + pension, training budgets, flexitime and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago