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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 139 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 124 218 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.68% 2.58% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.71% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 104 188 179
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,750 £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
7097 8054 7855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 95.40% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 6712 6839
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 £25,683 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 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 29 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
(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 -15 31 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Essex -38 31 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Hertfordshire +3 28 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Norfolk - 21 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire +8 8 £43,750 +16.66%
Suffolk +1 5 £47,500 +18.75%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 175 (85.78%) SQL
2 171 (83.82%) SQL Server
3 77 (37.75%) T-SQL
4 73 (35.78%) Windows
4 73 (35.78%) Performance Tuning
5 63 (30.88%) Replication
6 61 (29.90%) Clustering
7 60 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (24.02%) Oracle
10 47 (23.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 43 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (20.59%) High Availability
12 42 (20.59%) Microsoft
13 39 (19.12%) MS Excel
14 38 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 38 (18.63%) SQL Server 2005
15 34 (16.67%) Oracle Database
15 34 (16.67%) MySQL
16 33 (16.18%) Linux
17 31 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
17 31 (15.20%) ITIL
18 30 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
18 30 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 30 (14.71%) Relational Database
18 30 (14.71%) Database Mirroring
19 28 (13.73%) Degree
20 26 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 23 (11.27%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (3.43%) IIS
1 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.98%) Lync
4 2 (0.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 39 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.49%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.49%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.49%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.49%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.49%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.33%) SAN
2 6 (2.94%) Internet
3 3 (1.47%) Wireless
4 2 (0.98%) SMTP
4 2 (0.98%) HTTP
4 2 (0.98%) SNMP
4 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.98%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (83.82%) SQL Server
2 60 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (23.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (18.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 34 (16.67%) MySQL
8 31 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (14.71%) Relational Database
10 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 22 (10.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (9.31%) NoSQL
13 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (7.35%) RDBMS
15 12 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (4.90%) Oracle9i Database
17 9 (4.41%) DB2
18 8 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.94%) Toad
2 2 (0.98%) Subversion
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 23 (11.27%) Finance
2 9 (4.41%) Banking
3 5 (2.45%) Legal
3 5 (2.45%) Marketing
4 4 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.86%) .NET
2 12 (5.88%) Web Services
3 8 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.47%) ODBC
5 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.98%) SAML
5 2 (0.98%) Classic ASP
5 2 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (30.88%) Replication
2 61 (29.90%) Clustering
3 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.41%) Streaming Music
5 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.47%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.98%) Derivative
9 2 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.98%) Statistics
9 2 (0.98%) SecurID
9 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.78%) Windows
2 33 (16.18%) Linux
3 22 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.92%) UNIX
7 5 (2.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.98%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.78%) Performance Tuning
2 42 (20.59%) High Availability
3 31 (15.20%) ITIL
4 30 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (14.71%) Database Mirroring
5 26 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 17 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 11 (5.39%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.39%) DevOps
9 11 (5.39%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (3.92%) Database Security
10 8 (3.92%) Migration
11 7 (3.43%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.43%) Line Management
11 7 (3.43%) Patch Management
12 6 (2.94%) Coaching
13 5 (2.45%) Software Testing
13 5 (2.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 175 (85.78%) SQL
2 77 (37.75%) T-SQL
3 9 (4.41%) C#
4 8 (3.92%) VBScript
4 8 (3.92%) VB
5 7 (3.43%) Java
6 6 (2.94%) Python
7 5 (2.45%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.47%) VBA
10 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.49%) COBOL
11 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.49%) REXX
11 1 (0.49%) JCL
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (13.73%) Degree
3 13 (6.37%) MCITP
4 10 (4.90%) MCTS
4 10 (4.90%) MCSA
4 10 (4.90%) MCT
5 3 (1.47%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.98%) MCSE
7 1 (0.49%) HND
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.96%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.41%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (24.02%) Oracle
2 42 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.90%) VMware
3 10 (4.90%) IBM
4 9 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.94%) Red Gate
5 6 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.45%) Google
7 4 (1.96%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.47%) SAP
8 3 (1.47%) Citrix
9 2 (0.98%) Netezza
10 1 (0.49%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Dell
10 1 (0.49%) Anite
10 1 (0.49%) NetApp
10 1 (0.49%) Northgate
10 1 (0.49%) Civica
10 1 (0.49%) Comino
10 1 (0.49%) Capita
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bubble
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago