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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
UK / England
Rank 245 199 198
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1022 1614 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.69% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.75% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1389 1438
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -80 342 £57,500 +4.54% 39
South East +8 202 £50,000 +11.11% 32
East of England +25 104 £45,250 -4.73% 8
North West -54 96 £41,500 -7.77% 11
South West -16 90 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Yorkshire -26 83 £42,500 +6.25% 14
West Midlands -2 64 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East Midlands +6 42 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North East +4 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1720 (80.45%) SQL
2 1596 (74.65%) SQL Server
3 843 (39.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 817 (38.21%) Performance Tuning
5 782 (36.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 717 (33.54%) Oracle
7 704 (32.93%) T-SQL
8 639 (29.89%) Microsoft
9 515 (24.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 515 (24.09%) Oracle Database
10 477 (22.31%) Replication
11 449 (21.00%) High Availability
12 437 (20.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 425 (19.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 419 (19.60%) Windows
15 405 (18.94%) Finance
16 380 (17.77%) Clustering
17 376 (17.59%) SQL Server 2014
18 363 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
19 336 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
20 333 (15.58%) MS Excel
21 298 (13.94%) Linux
22 273 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
23 272 (12.72%) ETL
23 272 (12.72%) Relational Database
24 253 (11.83%) MySQL
25 239 (11.18%) Oracle Database 11g
26 229 (10.71%) PowerShell
26 229 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
27 225 (10.52%) Windows Server

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
1 100 (4.68%) WebLogic
2 87 (4.07%) IIS
3 69 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 25 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 23 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
7 21 (0.98%) SAS
8 17 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
9 11 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.33%) JBoss
11 6 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.28%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.19%) Apache
13 4 (0.19%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle UPK
13 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 333 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 116 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
2 66 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 64 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
5 17 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.28%) Sage 1000
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.23%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.19%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 4 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.047%) OpenText MBPM
11 1 (0.047%) OpenText Process Suite
11 1 (0.047%) Relativity
11 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 193 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.54%) SaaS
4 26 (1.22%) PaaS
5 22 (1.03%) IaaS
6 17 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.42%) Office 365
9 5 (0.23%) Responsys
9 5 (0.23%) Taleo
10 4 (0.19%) GitHub
10 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.047%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.01%) Internet
2 36 (1.68%) SAN
3 31 (1.45%) Intranet
4 15 (0.70%) DNS
5 14 (0.65%) Extranet
6 13 (0.61%) NAS
7 12 (0.56%) Firewall
8 4 (0.19%) HTTP
8 4 (0.19%) LDAP
9 2 (0.094%) SMTP
9 2 (0.094%) SNMP
9 2 (0.094%) SSH
9 2 (0.094%) SSL
10 1 (0.047%) DHCP
10 1 (0.047%) LAN
10 1 (0.047%) Network Security
10 1 (0.047%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.047%) VoIP
10 1 (0.047%) VPN
10 1 (0.047%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1596 (74.65%) SQL Server
2 843 (39.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 782 (36.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 515 (24.09%) Oracle Database
4 515 (24.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 437 (20.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 425 (19.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 376 (17.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 336 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
9 272 (12.72%) Relational Database
10 253 (11.83%) MySQL
11 239 (11.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 221 (10.34%) RDBMS
13 208 (9.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 195 (9.12%) Oracle Database 12c
15 193 (9.03%) NoSQL
16 181 (8.47%) MongoDB
17 136 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 133 (6.22%) SQL Server 2016
19 106 (4.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 99 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (2.10%) JIRA
3 44 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 26 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
6 25 (1.17%) Toad
7 20 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (0.94%) PeopleTools
7 20 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 19 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (0.89%) MSBuild
8 19 (0.89%) Travis CI
9 15 (0.70%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.19%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.19%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.14%) Maven
14 2 (0.094%) Subversion
General
1 405 (18.94%) Finance
2 120 (5.61%) Banking
3 45 (2.10%) Advertising
4 38 (1.78%) Marketing
5 28 (1.31%) Legal
6 26 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.08%) Retail
8 16 (0.75%) Law
9 15 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 14 (0.65%) Music Industry
11 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.51%) Games
13 10 (0.47%) Back Office
14 7 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.28%) Publishing
16 5 (0.23%) Automotive
16 5 (0.23%) Billing
17 1 (0.047%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.047%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (6.03%) .NET
2 57 (2.67%) XML
3 54 (2.53%) Middleware
4 48 (2.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 45 (2.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 25 (1.17%) Web Services
7 19 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 14 (0.65%) MDX
9 10 (0.47%) HTML
10 9 (0.42%) JSON
11 8 (0.37%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.37%) DCOM
12 5 (0.23%) CSS
12 5 (0.23%) jQuery
13 4 (0.19%) ODBC
13 4 (0.19%) SAP Basis
13 4 (0.19%) SOAP
14 3 (0.14%) MSMQ
14 3 (0.14%) REST
15 2 (0.094%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 477 (22.31%) Replication
2 380 (17.77%) Clustering
3 153 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 36 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (1.50%) Fintech
7 32 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
9 18 (0.84%) iPad
10 12 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 12 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (0.51%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.47%) CMDB
12 10 (0.47%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.28%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.19%) FMCG
14 4 (0.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.19%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 419 (19.60%) Windows
2 298 (13.94%) Linux
3 225 (10.52%) Windows Server
4 213 (9.96%) Unix
5 110 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (2.71%) Solaris
8 41 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (1.36%) AIX
11 6 (0.28%) CentOS
12 3 (0.14%) SUSE
12 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.094%) Android
13 2 (0.094%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.094%) Debian
13 2 (0.094%) HPUX
13 2 (0.094%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.094%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (38.21%) Performance Tuning
2 449 (21.00%) High Availability
3 363 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
4 273 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 272 (12.72%) ETL
6 223 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
7 217 (10.15%) ITIL
8 185 (8.65%) Migration
9 154 (7.20%) Capacity Planning
10 150 (7.02%) Database Security
11 137 (6.41%) Performance Monitoring
12 116 (5.43%) DevOps
13 101 (4.72%) Data Modelling
14 87 (4.07%) Change Management
14 87 (4.07%) Scrum
15 81 (3.79%) Statistics
16 69 (3.23%) Database Tuning
17 61 (2.85%) Database Mirroring
18 59 (2.76%) ITIL V3
19 58 (2.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1720 (80.45%) SQL
2 704 (32.93%) T-SQL
3 229 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 182 (8.51%) PL/SQL
5 133 (6.22%) Shell Script
6 106 (4.96%) C#
7 45 (2.10%) VB.NET
8 27 (1.26%) VB
9 26 (1.22%) Java
10 20 (0.94%) SQR
11 19 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 18 (0.84%) Python
13 14 (0.65%) C
13 14 (0.65%) Perl
13 14 (0.65%) PHP
13 14 (0.65%) VBA
14 9 (0.42%) VB6
15 8 (0.37%) C++
16 7 (0.33%) R
17 6 (0.28%) AWK
Qualifications
1 200 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 198 (9.26%) Degree
3 102 (4.77%) Oracle Certification
4 87 (4.07%) OCP
5 86 (4.02%) Security Cleared
6 68 (3.18%) MCITP
7 61 (2.85%) MCSA
8 53 (2.48%) SC Cleared
9 51 (2.39%) MCTS
10 39 (1.82%) OCA
11 38 (1.78%) MCDBA
12 33 (1.54%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.84%) MCSE
14 17 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.14%) MCP
16 2 (0.094%) MySQL Certification
17 1 (0.047%) BPSS Clearance
17 1 (0.047%) DBS Check
17 1 (0.047%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.49%) SLA
2 52 (2.43%) QA
3 39 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.47%) ISO 9000
5 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 209 (9.78%) Oracle RAC
2 52 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 11 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.42%) Oracle Clusterware
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.23%) XenServer
10 4 (0.19%) vSphere
11 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.047%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.047%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 229 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 217 (10.15%) Data Guard
3 110 (5.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 85 (3.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 40 (1.87%) Failover Clustering
6 39 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 36 (1.68%) Puppet
8 34 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (1.45%) NetBackup
9 31 (1.45%) SCOM
10 26 (1.22%) Ansible
11 25 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 24 (1.12%) Tivoli
13 19 (0.89%) CFEngine
14 18 (0.84%) Perfmon
15 12 (0.56%) Galera Cluster
16 9 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
17 8 (0.37%) Nagios
18 7 (0.33%) Opsview
19 5 (0.23%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 717 (33.54%) Oracle
2 639 (29.89%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.40%) VMware
4 80 (3.74%) Sybase
5 56 (2.62%) IBM
6 37 (1.73%) Tableau
7 36 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 35 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
9 33 (1.54%) SAP
10 32 (1.50%) RedGate
11 24 (1.12%) SolarWinds
12 22 (1.03%) Facebook
13 20 (0.94%) HP
14 19 (0.89%) Cognos
14 19 (0.89%) New Relic
15 17 (0.80%) Veritas
16 12 (0.56%) Siebel
16 12 (0.56%) Sun
16 12 (0.56%) Teradata
17 11 (0.51%) CommVault
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £11000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum £50-70k+
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
AAP3
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + attractive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Holiday buy/sale etc
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10%bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday