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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 145 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 112 136 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.86% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.97% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 97 119 149
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +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
7582 6919 8605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.95% 94.73% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6233 5928 7331
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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
Essex +19 46 £40,000 +15.83% 3
Hertfordshire +7 24 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Bedfordshire -24 20 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Suffolk +8 16 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -17 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 287 (86.19%) SQL
2 213 (63.96%) SQL Server
3 183 (54.95%) Oracle
4 144 (43.24%) Oracle Database
5 119 (35.74%) Windows
6 105 (31.53%) Performance Tuning
7 97 (29.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 95 (28.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 92 (27.63%) PL/SQL
10 91 (27.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 90 (27.03%) T-SQL
12 82 (24.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 75 (22.52%) Linux
14 70 (21.02%) Relational Database
15 67 (20.12%) Microsoft
16 66 (19.82%) Replication
16 66 (19.82%) Clustering
17 64 (19.22%) RDBMS
18 53 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 52 (15.62%) UNIX
19 52 (15.62%) Oracle RAC
20 50 (15.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 50 (15.02%) Disaster Recovery
21 48 (14.41%) Finance
21 48 (14.41%) Migration
22 47 (14.11%) SQL Server 2005
23 45 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
24 39 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
25 36 (10.81%) ITIL
26 35 (10.51%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (6.01%) Oracle Application Server
2 13 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.90%) OpenEdge
2 13 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.10%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) FastStats
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (8.71%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (8.11%) Oracle 11i
3 24 (7.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.50%) Magento
5 5 (1.50%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.91%) SAN
2 19 (5.71%) NAS
3 3 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.60%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) DHCP
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (63.96%) SQL Server
2 144 (43.24%) Oracle Database
3 97 (29.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 95 (28.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (27.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (24.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 70 (21.02%) Relational Database
8 64 (19.22%) RDBMS
9 50 (15.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 47 (14.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 39 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (10.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 33 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (9.61%) MySQL
15 31 (9.31%) DTS
16 24 (7.21%) SQLPlus
16 24 (7.21%) Oracle Database 12c
17 11 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) PowerBuilder
General
1 48 (14.41%) Finance
2 6 (1.80%) Marketing
3 5 (1.50%) Banking
4 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.90%) Automotive
6 2 (0.60%) Advertising
6 2 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.61%) Middleware
2 30 (9.01%) Oracle Fusion
3 22 (6.61%) XML
4 21 (6.31%) .NET
5 12 (3.60%) ODBC
6 5 (1.50%) HTML
6 5 (1.50%) Web Services
7 4 (1.20%) CSS
7 4 (1.20%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.82%) Replication
1 66 (19.82%) Clustering
2 13 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.40%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.80%) Statistics
7 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.30%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 119 (35.74%) Windows
2 75 (22.52%) Linux
3 52 (15.62%) UNIX
4 21 (6.31%) Solaris
5 17 (5.11%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (4.80%) SUSE
7 9 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.20%) AIX
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.60%) Android
11 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (31.53%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (15.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 48 (14.41%) Migration
4 36 (10.81%) ITIL
5 24 (7.21%) Data Migration
6 22 (6.61%) Data Modelling
7 21 (6.31%) Identity Management
8 19 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
8 19 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (5.11%) High Availability
10 16 (4.80%) ETL
10 16 (4.80%) Database Security
11 15 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (4.50%) Database Tuning
12 14 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (4.20%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.20%) Performance Engineering
13 12 (3.60%) Project Planning
14 10 (3.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (86.19%) SQL
2 92 (27.63%) PL/SQL
3 90 (27.03%) T-SQL
4 16 (4.80%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.80%) Java
6 5 (1.50%) C#
6 5 (1.50%) PHP
6 5 (1.50%) VBA
7 2 (0.60%) VB
7 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.30%) AWK
8 1 (0.30%) Korn
8 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 53 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (7.81%) Degree
3 21 (6.31%) MCITP
4 18 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
5 17 (5.11%) OCA
6 14 (4.20%) MCTS
7 13 (3.90%) MCSE
7 13 (3.90%) OCP
8 9 (2.70%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.40%) MCSA
10 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.90%) PhD
12 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.30%) MCP
13 1 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (2.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (15.62%) Oracle RAC
2 45 (13.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (10.21%) Data Guard
2 21 (6.31%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.90%) Opsview
4 3 (0.90%) Nagios
4 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (0.60%) Munin
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) MOM
6 1 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 183 (54.95%) Oracle
2 67 (20.12%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.41%) VMware
4 16 (4.80%) Red Gate
5 13 (3.90%) IBM
6 6 (1.80%) Capita
7 5 (1.50%) SAP
7 5 (1.50%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.60%) Sage
9 2 (0.60%) Percona
10 1 (0.30%) Splunk
10 1 (0.30%) JBoss
10 1 (0.30%) Sybase
10 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.30%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) Dell
10 1 (0.30%) Sun
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Upto 65k plus flexible benefits scheme
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