The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 192 196 173
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1660 1652 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.66% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.72% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1486 1527
Average salary £47,032 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,363 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average 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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in England

DBA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
London -6 653 £55,000 - 72
South East -11 331 £45,000 - 28
Yorkshire +3 153 £40,000 -1.23% 18
North West +16 138 £45,000 +5.88% 20
South West +37 132 £40,000 - 13
East of England +25 100 £47,500 -2.56% 13
West Midlands -22 91 £40,000 -5.88% 15
East Midlands -4 56 £44,500 +11.25% 7
North East -17 4 £36,250 +15.07% 1
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 2594 (75.34%) SQL
2 2345 (68.11%) SQL Server
3 1327 (38.54%) Oracle
4 1243 (36.10%) Performance Tuning
5 1118 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1080 (31.37%) Oracle Database
7 1049 (30.47%) T-SQL
8 1019 (29.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 930 (27.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 866 (25.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 831 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 819 (23.79%) Replication
13 758 (22.02%) Finance
14 712 (20.68%) High Availability
15 674 (19.58%) Oracle Database 11g
16 659 (19.14%) Clustering
17 587 (17.05%) Windows
18 585 (16.99%) Relational Database
19 581 (16.87%) Linux
20 580 (16.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 533 (15.48%) Oracle RAC
22 509 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
23 492 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
24 486 (14.12%) Oracle Database 12c
25 477 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
25 477 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
26 476 (13.83%) MS Excel
27 467 (13.56%) Oracle RMAN
28 428 (12.43%) Data Guard
29 415 (12.05%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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
1 283 (8.22%) WebLogic
2 101 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 94 (2.73%) Apache
4 51 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
5 43 (1.25%) IIS
6 29 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 24 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 22 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
11 14 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 14 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 12 (0.35%) Confluence
12 12 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (0.35%) JBoss
13 11 (0.32%) WordPress
14 8 (0.23%) Oracle UPK
14 8 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.20%) SAS
15 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 476 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 33 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
3 30 (0.87%) MS Office
4 5 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.087%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 234 (6.80%) Oracle EBS
2 231 (6.71%) Oracle Applications
3 155 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 80 (2.32%) Oracle 11i
5 26 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
6 25 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
8 21 (0.61%) Oracle ASCP
9 18 (0.52%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 10 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
13 3 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 2 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
14 2 (0.058%) SAP Payroll
14 2 (0.058%) Temenos T24
15 1 (0.029%) FastStats
15 1 (0.029%) FastStats PeopleStage
15 1 (0.029%) Markit EDM
15 1 (0.029%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 98 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.58%) SaaS
5 7 (0.20%) PaaS
6 6 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.17%) IaaS
7 4 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.12%) Office 365
8 3 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.029%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.029%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.29%) SAN
2 56 (1.63%) Internet
3 52 (1.51%) DNS
4 47 (1.37%) Firewall
5 22 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.55%) LDAP
7 16 (0.46%) NAS
8 13 (0.38%) SSL
9 12 (0.35%) VPN
10 11 (0.32%) FTP
11 9 (0.26%) HTTP
12 6 (0.17%) LAN
13 5 (0.15%) WAN
13 5 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.12%) DHCP
14 4 (0.12%) Intranet
14 4 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (0.087%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.087%) Kerberos
15 3 (0.087%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2345 (68.11%) SQL Server
2 1118 (32.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1080 (31.37%) Oracle Database
4 1019 (29.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 930 (27.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 866 (25.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 674 (19.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 585 (16.99%) Relational Database
9 580 (16.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 492 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 486 (14.12%) Oracle Database 12c
12 477 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
13 415 (12.05%) RDBMS
14 370 (10.75%) MySQL
15 335 (9.73%) Oracle Database 10g
16 303 (8.80%) SQL Server 2005
17 213 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 175 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
19 148 (4.30%) Oracle Exadata
20 144 (4.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 51 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
4 44 (1.28%) Toad
5 39 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 32 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 28 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 15 (0.44%) ERwin
8 15 (0.44%) Subversion
9 14 (0.41%) Hudson
10 13 (0.38%) JIRA
11 9 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.20%) Liquibase
13 6 (0.17%) Ant
13 6 (0.17%) Maven
14 4 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
15 3 (0.087%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.058%) MSI
17 1 (0.029%) ProC
17 1 (0.029%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 758 (22.02%) Finance
2 221 (6.42%) Banking
3 122 (3.54%) Retail
4 76 (2.21%) Legal
5 70 (2.03%) Marketing
6 65 (1.89%) Law
7 56 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 47 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.19%) Advertising
11 40 (1.16%) Games
12 23 (0.67%) Publishing
13 11 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.29%) Local Government
15 9 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.15%) Front Office
18 4 (0.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (6.24%) Middleware
2 146 (4.24%) .NET
3 135 (3.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 93 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 63 (1.83%) XML
6 32 (0.93%) MDX
7 20 (0.58%) J2EE
8 19 (0.55%) Entity Framework
9 18 (0.52%) COM
10 17 (0.49%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.41%) ASP.NET
12 13 (0.38%) REST
13 12 (0.35%) Web Services
14 10 (0.29%) HTML
15 9 (0.26%) ODBC
16 8 (0.23%) CakePHP
16 8 (0.23%) CGI
17 7 (0.20%) LAMP
17 7 (0.20%) WSH
18 6 (0.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 819 (23.79%) Replication
2 659 (19.14%) Clustering
3 205 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 74 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 63 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 57 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 56 (1.63%) Statistics
9 32 (0.93%) CMDB
10 29 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 29 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 23 (0.67%) Oracle Exalogic
12 22 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.55%) Hedge funds
14 18 (0.52%) Online Games
15 17 (0.49%) Data Extraction
16 16 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
16 16 (0.46%) NHS
17 13 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
18 12 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 587 (17.05%) Windows
2 581 (16.87%) Linux
3 387 (11.24%) Unix
4 201 (5.84%) Windows Server
5 138 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 123 (3.57%) Solaris
7 114 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 101 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 92 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (2.56%) AIX
11 30 (0.87%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 13 (0.38%) CentOS
14 11 (0.32%) SUSE
14 11 (0.32%) zOS
15 8 (0.23%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.17%) VMS
17 5 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1243 (36.10%) Performance Tuning
2 712 (20.68%) High Availability
3 509 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
4 477 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 357 (10.37%) ETL
6 346 (10.05%) Capacity Planning
7 345 (10.02%) ITIL
8 279 (8.10%) Agile Software Development
9 261 (7.58%) Migration
10 225 (6.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 192 (5.58%) Database Mirroring
12 164 (4.76%) Data Modelling
13 163 (4.73%) Database Security
14 156 (4.53%) Database Tuning
15 146 (4.24%) Data Management
16 142 (4.12%) Change Management
17 140 (4.07%) Incident Management
18 104 (3.02%) E-Commerce
19 100 (2.90%) Mentoring
20 98 (2.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2594 (75.34%) SQL
2 1049 (30.47%) T-SQL
3 400 (11.62%) PL/SQL
4 296 (8.60%) Shell Script
5 174 (5.05%) PowerShell
6 127 (3.69%) Perl
7 79 (2.29%) Java
8 68 (1.98%) C#
9 52 (1.51%) VB
10 50 (1.45%) Python
11 44 (1.28%) Korn
12 42 (1.22%) Bash Shell
13 39 (1.13%) C
14 38 (1.10%) VBA
15 33 (0.96%) PHP
16 24 (0.70%) VBScript
17 22 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.38%) AWK
19 11 (0.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 9 (0.26%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 262 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 204 (5.93%) Degree
2 204 (5.93%) Oracle Certification
3 203 (5.90%) Security Cleared
4 166 (4.82%) OCP
5 159 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 119 (3.46%) MCITP
7 87 (2.53%) MCSA
8 79 (2.29%) MCDBA
9 66 (1.92%) MCSE
10 58 (1.68%) MCTS
11 35 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
12 28 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 26 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 16 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.38%) OCA
16 8 (0.23%) MCP
16 8 (0.23%) MySQL Certification
17 4 (0.12%) RHCE
18 2 (0.058%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (2.58%) SLA
2 51 (1.48%) QA
3 22 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.15%) COBIT
8 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.087%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 533 (15.48%) Oracle RAC
2 97 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 70 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
5 15 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.35%) Firmware
7 5 (0.15%) SRDF
8 3 (0.087%) vSphere
9 2 (0.058%) Docker
9 2 (0.058%) KVM
9 2 (0.058%) Time Sharing Option
9 2 (0.058%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.029%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.029%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 467 (13.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 428 (12.43%) Data Guard
3 230 (6.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 40 (1.16%) Oracle Flashback
5 33 (0.96%) Puppet
6 32 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 24 (0.70%) LiteSpeed
7 24 (0.70%) Perfmon
8 17 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.41%) Foglight
10 12 (0.35%) SCCM
11 10 (0.29%) SCOM
11 10 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (0.26%) Ansible
12 9 (0.26%) HP SIM
13 8 (0.23%) Nagios
14 7 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
16 5 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
16 5 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1327 (38.54%) Oracle
2 831 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 134 (3.89%) VMware
4 107 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 92 (2.67%) Sybase
6 76 (2.21%) Red Gate
7 69 (2.00%) Siebel
8 56 (1.63%) SAP
9 49 (1.42%) Sun
10 48 (1.39%) IBM
11 42 (1.22%) NetApp
12 36 (1.05%) Hyperion
13 27 (0.78%) hybris
14 21 (0.61%) Vertica
15 20 (0.58%) Facebook
15 20 (0.58%) Remedy
16 19 (0.55%) iManage
17 18 (0.52%) IFS
18 17 (0.49%) Cognos
18 17 (0.49%) HP
London
SLS Services Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Midlands
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + pension, holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + £6500 on call (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gillingham, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £33k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £600000.00 - £670000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday