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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 180 158 130
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1629 1823 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.88% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.98% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1547 1999
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
London -1 633 £55,000 +2.80% 75
South East -6 382 £45,000 - 37
Yorkshire -37 155 £41,500 +2.46% 30
North West -16 132 £42,500 +7.59% 28
West Midlands -32 109 £42,500 +13.33% 8
South West -3 74 £40,000 - 8
East of England -82 65 £47,500 +11.76% 10
East Midlands +11 61 £40,000 -17.94% 16
North East +5 24 £31,500 -3.07%
Midlands -28 1 £55,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2621 (72.99%) SQL
2 2309 (64.30%) SQL Server
3 1434 (39.93%) Oracle
4 1335 (37.18%) Performance Tuning
5 1164 (32.41%) Oracle Database
6 1077 (29.99%) T-SQL
7 1007 (28.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 873 (24.31%) Microsoft
9 839 (23.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 831 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 829 (23.09%) Finance
12 783 (21.80%) Replication
13 781 (21.75%) Windows
14 718 (19.99%) Linux
15 660 (18.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 653 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
17 608 (16.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 553 (15.40%) SQL Server 2012
19 539 (15.01%) Clustering
20 515 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
21 514 (14.31%) Data Guard
22 479 (13.34%) MS Excel
23 471 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
24 462 (12.87%) Oracle Database 10g
25 451 (12.56%) UNIX
25 451 (12.56%) SQL Server 2005
26 444 (12.36%) MySQL
27 414 (11.53%) Oracle RMAN
28 405 (11.28%) PL/SQL
29 404 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
1 276 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 199 (5.54%) SharePoint
3 94 (2.62%) IIS
4 43 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
5 36 (1.00%) OpenEdge
6 32 (0.89%) Apache
7 24 (0.67%) JBoss
8 22 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 22 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (0.56%) WordPress
10 19 (0.53%) Apache Pig
11 16 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
11 16 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (0.42%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (0.33%) CMS
15 9 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 479 (13.34%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.48%) MS Office
3 20 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.53%) PowerPivot
5 6 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 256 (7.13%) Oracle EBS
2 203 (5.65%) Oracle Applications
3 195 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 60 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
5 35 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
6 20 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
7 18 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.14%) Agresso
10 3 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.084%) Academy Housing
10 3 (0.084%) arcHouse
10 3 (0.084%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 2 (0.056%) CODA-Financials
12 1 (0.028%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.028%) Sage 300 ERP
12 1 (0.028%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.09%) Amazon S3
4 31 (0.86%) SaaS
5 28 (0.78%) Office 365
6 23 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.22%) GitHub
8 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.084%) PaaS
11 1 (0.028%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 102 (2.84%) SAN
2 27 (0.75%) Internet
3 22 (0.61%) DNS
3 22 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.47%) Firewall
4 17 (0.47%) HTTP
5 16 (0.45%) iSCSI
5 16 (0.45%) NAS
6 12 (0.33%) SSL
6 12 (0.33%) WAN
7 9 (0.25%) LDAP
8 8 (0.22%) DHCP
8 8 (0.22%) VPN
9 6 (0.17%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.14%) OpenVPN
10 5 (0.14%) FTP
10 5 (0.14%) Intranet
11 4 (0.11%) DMZ
12 3 (0.084%) Wireless
12 3 (0.084%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2309 (64.30%) SQL Server
2 1164 (32.41%) Oracle Database
3 1007 (28.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 839 (23.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 831 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 660 (18.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 608 (16.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 553 (15.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 515 (14.34%) Data Warehouse
10 462 (12.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 451 (12.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 444 (12.36%) MySQL
13 396 (11.03%) Relational Database
14 318 (8.86%) RDBMS
15 157 (4.37%) OLTP
16 156 (4.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 156 (4.34%) Oracle Database 12c
17 143 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
18 129 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
19 127 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (1.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 57 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 53 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
4 40 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (0.84%) JIRA
6 27 (0.75%) Toad
7 15 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.42%) Hudson
7 15 (0.42%) Subversion
8 14 (0.39%) Maven
8 14 (0.39%) Selenium
9 11 (0.31%) Ant
10 9 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.25%) ProC
11 5 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.056%) ERwin
12 2 (0.056%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.028%) Liquibase
General
1 829 (23.09%) Finance
2 215 (5.99%) Banking
3 100 (2.78%) Retail
4 84 (2.34%) Marketing
5 76 (2.12%) Law
6 73 (2.03%) Legal
7 57 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 50 (1.39%) Advertising
9 31 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 30 (0.84%) Games
11 24 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.56%) Automotive
13 14 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.31%) Back Office
14 11 (0.31%) Publishing
15 5 (0.14%) Front Office
16 4 (0.11%) Electronics
16 4 (0.11%) Military
16 4 (0.11%) Local Government
16 4 (0.11%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (7.80%) .NET
2 133 (3.70%) Middleware
3 129 (3.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 81 (2.26%) XML
5 72 (2.01%) Web Services
6 63 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 47 (1.31%) HTML
8 40 (1.11%) MDX
9 39 (1.09%) LAMP
10 36 (1.00%) .NET Framework
11 29 (0.81%) COM
12 23 (0.64%) WCF
13 21 (0.58%) REST
14 19 (0.53%) WebCenter
15 16 (0.45%) CSS
15 16 (0.45%) JDBC
16 14 (0.39%) J2EE
17 13 (0.36%) Java EE
17 13 (0.36%) ODBC
17 13 (0.36%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 783 (21.80%) Replication
2 539 (15.01%) Clustering
3 243 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (3.09%) Statistics
5 104 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 52 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 46 (1.28%) Hedge funds
8 44 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 39 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 35 (0.97%) Open Source
11 24 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 23 (0.64%) Data Structures
13 22 (0.61%) Social Media
14 20 (0.56%) Oracle Exalogic
15 19 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
16 17 (0.47%) Social Network
17 16 (0.45%) Mathematics
17 16 (0.45%) Visualisation
18 14 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
19 12 (0.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 781 (21.75%) Windows
2 718 (19.99%) Linux
3 451 (12.56%) UNIX
4 197 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 128 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 124 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 118 (3.29%) Solaris
8 84 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (1.67%) HPUX
10 55 (1.53%) AIX
11 21 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 20 (0.56%) CentOS
13 17 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (0.47%) SUSE
14 15 (0.42%) zOS
15 14 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 11 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.28%) MVS
18 8 (0.22%) VMS
19 3 (0.084%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1335 (37.18%) Performance Tuning
2 471 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
3 404 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 325 (9.05%) ITIL
5 306 (8.52%) ETL
6 261 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 239 (6.66%) Migration
8 217 (6.04%) Capacity Planning
9 215 (5.99%) Performance Monitoring
10 202 (5.63%) Database Tuning
11 196 (5.46%) Database Security
12 154 (4.29%) High Availability
13 138 (3.84%) Data Modelling
14 134 (3.73%) E-Commerce
15 124 (3.45%) Service Delivery
16 114 (3.17%) Change Management
17 113 (3.15%) Mentoring
18 94 (2.62%) SOA
19 92 (2.56%) Capacity Management
20 90 (2.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2621 (72.99%) SQL
2 1077 (29.99%) T-SQL
3 405 (11.28%) PL/SQL
4 234 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 200 (5.57%) PowerShell
6 130 (3.62%) C#
7 104 (2.90%) Java
8 78 (2.17%) Perl
9 73 (2.03%) Python
10 72 (2.01%) VB
11 55 (1.53%) PHP
12 39 (1.09%) VBScript
13 36 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 31 (0.86%) JavaScript
15 28 (0.78%) C
16 18 (0.50%) REXX
16 18 (0.50%) C++
17 16 (0.45%) AWK
17 16 (0.45%) sed
18 14 (0.39%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 304 (8.47%) Degree
2 230 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 216 (6.02%) Security Cleared
4 151 (4.20%) Oracle Certification
5 150 (4.18%) SC Cleared
6 119 (3.31%) MCITP
7 118 (3.29%) OCP
8 101 (2.81%) MCTS
9 72 (2.01%) DV Cleared
10 46 (1.28%) MCDBA
11 31 (0.86%) MCSA
12 29 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.64%) MCSE
14 19 (0.53%) OCA
15 9 (0.25%) IBM Certification
16 8 (0.22%) ACCA
16 8 (0.22%) CIMA
17 6 (0.17%) MCP
18 5 (0.14%) HND
19 4 (0.11%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (3.48%) SLA
2 83 (2.31%) QA
3 31 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 24 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.084%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.056%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.056%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.028%) COBIT
9 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.028%) TickIT
System Software
1 653 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 414 (11.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 103 (2.87%) Active Directory
4 46 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.42%) Firmware
7 11 (0.31%) HDFS
8 9 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.19%) PowerHA
9 7 (0.19%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.14%) Openswan
11 4 (0.11%) OCFS2
11 4 (0.11%) vSphere
12 2 (0.056%) NFS
12 2 (0.056%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.028%) XenApp
13 1 (0.028%) XenServer
13 1 (0.028%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.028%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 514 (14.31%) Data Guard
2 175 (4.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 57 (1.59%) Foglight
4 39 (1.09%) HAProxy
5 21 (0.58%) Puppet
6 19 (0.53%) SCOM
6 19 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
7 17 (0.47%) Nagios
8 13 (0.36%) HP SIM
9 12 (0.33%) OMEGAMON
10 10 (0.28%) Ansible
11 7 (0.19%) Cacti
12 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.17%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle Statspack
13 5 (0.14%) Ganglia
13 5 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.14%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1434 (39.93%) Oracle
2 873 (24.31%) Microsoft
3 146 (4.07%) Red Hat
4 110 (3.06%) Sybase
5 91 (2.53%) VMware
6 68 (1.89%) IBM
7 61 (1.70%) Hyperion
8 56 (1.56%) SAP
9 44 (1.23%) Imperva
10 43 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 41 (1.14%) NetApp
12 36 (1.00%) Red Gate
13 34 (0.95%) HP
14 27 (0.75%) Facebook
14 27 (0.75%) Sony
15 22 (0.61%) Teradata
16 20 (0.56%) Remedy
17 19 (0.53%) Tableau
17 19 (0.53%) Google
17 19 (0.53%) BMC
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + on call
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday