The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 256 198 178
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1143 1767 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.71% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.77% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1486 1746
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88814 99844 109574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.54% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75725 83289 90452
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

DBA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the England region.

DBA Salary Trend in England

DBA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in England

DBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -67 492 £55,000 -4.34% 30
South East -65 202 £45,000 - 17
Yorkshire -4 101 £42,500 +7.59% 12
North West -18 97 £45,000 +5.88% 22
South West +32 76 £39,000 -2.50% 8
East Midlands +13 54 £42,500 -5.55% 10
West Midlands -58 53 £41,000 -3.52% 3
East of England -40 46 £42,500 -5.55% 9
North East +13 19 £42,000 +46.08% 2
Midlands +12 1 £45,000 -35.71%
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 2127 (80.72%) SQL
2 1953 (74.12%) SQL Server
3 1038 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
4 939 (35.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 935 (35.48%) Oracle
6 866 (32.87%) T-SQL
7 821 (31.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 737 (27.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 720 (27.32%) Oracle Database
10 713 (27.06%) Microsoft
11 637 (24.17%) Finance
12 634 (24.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 625 (23.72%) Replication
14 562 (21.33%) High Availability
15 514 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
16 506 (19.20%) Windows
17 474 (17.99%) Clustering
18 462 (17.53%) Relational Database
19 416 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
20 409 (15.52%) Linux
21 402 (15.26%) MS Excel
22 396 (15.03%) Disaster Recovery
22 396 (15.03%) Oracle RAC
23 388 (14.72%) Oracle Database 11g
24 386 (14.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 349 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
26 336 (12.75%) Data Guard
27 322 (12.22%) RDBMS
28 320 (12.14%) ETL
29 302 (11.46%) Oracle RMAN

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 136 (5.16%) WebLogic
2 116 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 56 (2.13%) IIS
4 48 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 27 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
6 24 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (0.83%) Apache
8 21 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
9 14 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
12 9 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.23%) Confluence
14 6 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.19%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 402 (15.26%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.02%) MS Office
3 8 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.23%) SPSS
5 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.076%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 140 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
2 129 (4.90%) Oracle Applications
3 77 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 60 (2.28%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
7 8 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.27%) Oracle ASCP
9 6 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.15%) SAP SCM
11 4 (0.15%) SystmOne
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
13 2 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
13 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.076%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.076%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.29%) SaaS
4 17 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.42%) PaaS
6 10 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.27%) IaaS
8 5 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.19%) GitHub
9 2 (0.076%) Office 365
10 1 (0.038%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.038%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.038%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.038%) BIME
10 1 (0.038%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.038%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.038%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.038%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 148 (5.62%) SAN
2 46 (1.75%) NAS
3 35 (1.33%) Internet
4 33 (1.25%) Firewall
5 23 (0.87%) DNS
6 13 (0.49%) LDAP
7 11 (0.42%) DHCP
7 11 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.38%) FTP
9 9 (0.34%) LAN
9 9 (0.34%) WAN
10 6 (0.23%) HTTP
10 6 (0.23%) SMTP
11 5 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.15%) DAB
12 4 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.15%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.15%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1953 (74.12%) SQL Server
2 939 (35.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 821 (31.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 737 (27.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 720 (27.32%) Oracle Database
6 634 (24.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 514 (19.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 462 (17.53%) Relational Database
9 388 (14.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 386 (14.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 349 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
12 322 (12.22%) RDBMS
13 302 (11.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 298 (11.31%) Oracle Database 12c
15 288 (10.93%) MySQL
16 220 (8.35%) Oracle Database 10g
17 131 (4.97%) MongoDB
18 116 (4.40%) NoSQL
19 107 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
20 101 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 30 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 27 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 22 (0.83%) Toad
6 21 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 21 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.57%) JIRA
7 15 (0.57%) Subversion
8 12 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.42%) Hudson
9 11 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.30%) ERwin
11 7 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.19%) MSBuild
13 5 (0.19%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.19%) tSQLt
General
1 637 (24.17%) Finance
2 131 (4.97%) Banking
3 81 (3.07%) Law
4 71 (2.69%) Legal
5 66 (2.50%) Marketing
6 53 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 49 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 49 (1.86%) Retail
8 36 (1.37%) Games
9 34 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 30 (1.14%) Publishing
11 25 (0.95%) Advertising
12 20 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.49%) Back Office
14 11 (0.42%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.38%) Electronics
16 8 (0.30%) Automotive
16 8 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (6.41%) .NET
2 118 (4.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 97 (3.68%) Middleware
4 39 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 29 (1.10%) Web Services
6 28 (1.06%) XML
7 22 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 22 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.61%) Entity Framework
8 16 (0.61%) MDX
9 15 (0.57%) HTML
9 15 (0.57%) LAMP
10 13 (0.49%) J2EE
11 12 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (0.34%) CakePHP
12 9 (0.34%) COM
13 8 (0.30%) CSS
13 8 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 7 (0.27%) jQuery
14 7 (0.27%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 625 (23.72%) Replication
2 474 (17.99%) Clustering
3 160 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 65 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.20%) Statistics
7 48 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 38 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.14%) CMDB
10 21 (0.80%) Fintech
11 20 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 20 (0.76%) iPad
12 18 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
12 18 (0.68%) Online Games
13 17 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 15 (0.57%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.53%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.49%) Data Integration
17 11 (0.42%) Data Structures
17 11 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 506 (19.20%) Windows
2 409 (15.52%) Linux
3 263 (9.98%) Unix
4 196 (7.44%) Windows Server
5 135 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 105 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 89 (3.38%) AIX
9 72 (2.73%) Solaris
10 59 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.61%) CentOS
11 16 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.34%) VMS
15 6 (0.23%) SUSE
16 5 (0.19%) zOS
17 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.11%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1038 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
2 562 (21.33%) High Availability
3 416 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 396 (15.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 320 (12.14%) ETL
6 262 (9.94%) Capacity Planning
7 225 (8.54%) ITIL
8 210 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
9 198 (7.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 193 (7.32%) Migration
11 146 (5.54%) Data Modelling
12 120 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
13 111 (4.21%) Database Security
14 108 (4.10%) Database Tuning
15 91 (3.45%) E-Commerce
16 89 (3.38%) Data Management
17 81 (3.07%) Service Delivery
18 78 (2.96%) Change Control
19 77 (2.92%) DevOps
20 76 (2.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2127 (80.72%) SQL
2 866 (32.87%) T-SQL
3 263 (9.98%) PL/SQL
4 225 (8.54%) Shell Script
5 193 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 92 (3.49%) C#
7 69 (2.62%) Perl
8 58 (2.20%) Java
9 40 (1.52%) Python
10 33 (1.25%) VB
11 32 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 32 (1.21%) C
12 29 (1.10%) VB.NET
13 25 (0.95%) PHP
14 20 (0.76%) VBA
15 17 (0.65%) ANSI SQL
16 15 (0.57%) JavaScript
16 15 (0.57%) Korn
17 13 (0.49%) Ruby
18 12 (0.46%) AWK
Qualifications
1 236 (8.96%) Degree
2 182 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 137 (5.20%) Oracle Certification
4 125 (4.74%) Security Cleared
5 117 (4.44%) OCP
6 79 (3.00%) MCSE
7 78 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 70 (2.66%) MCDBA
9 57 (2.16%) MCITP
9 57 (2.16%) MCSA
10 45 (1.71%) MCTS
11 34 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 32 (1.21%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.34%) MCP
15 6 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
16 3 (0.11%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.11%) OCA
17 1 (0.038%) HND
17 1 (0.038%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.42%) SLA
2 33 (1.25%) QA
3 32 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.57%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.076%) COBIT
9 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 396 (15.03%) Oracle RAC
2 66 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 47 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.95%) Oracle Clusterware
5 24 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.34%) Firmware
9 6 (0.23%) SRDF
9 6 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
10 5 (0.19%) vSphere
11 3 (0.11%) Docker
11 3 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.038%) Ceph
12 1 (0.038%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.038%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.038%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 336 (12.75%) Data Guard
2 302 (11.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 159 (6.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 44 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 28 (1.06%) Puppet
6 24 (0.91%) LiteSpeed
7 23 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (0.83%) Oracle Flashback
9 21 (0.80%) SCOM
10 18 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 14 (0.53%) Ansible
11 14 (0.53%) Perfmon
12 11 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.27%) Nagios
13 7 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
13 7 (0.27%) SCCM
13 7 (0.27%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (0.23%) HP SIM
15 5 (0.19%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 935 (35.48%) Oracle
2 713 (27.06%) Microsoft
3 102 (3.87%) VMware
4 79 (3.00%) Sybase
5 66 (2.50%) IBM
6 63 (2.39%) RedGate
7 58 (2.20%) SAP
8 57 (2.16%) Red Hat
9 37 (1.40%) Remedy
10 35 (1.33%) NetApp
11 27 (1.02%) SolarWinds
12 17 (0.65%) Cognos
12 17 (0.65%) EMC
13 16 (0.61%) Cisco
14 14 (0.53%) Citrix
15 13 (0.49%) Cognizant
15 13 (0.49%) Teradata
16 12 (0.46%) Retek
17 11 (0.42%) Sun
18 10 (0.38%) Veritas
Swindon, Wiltshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k + 10% + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37088.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bath, Avon
University of Bath
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Send
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,000 per annum + on call allowance + great range of
Posted: 6 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Send
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,000 per annum + on call allowance + great range of
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £47,000 to £52,000 per annum + on call allowance + great range of
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + on call + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £53,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
networx
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday