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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 154 146 144
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1988 2058 2193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.99% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.10% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1767 1928
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.77%
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
99690 97976 104297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.56% 94.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83416 81352 90186
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 £26,500 £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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
London -3 812 £57,500 +4.54% 58
South East -9 394 £45,000 - 37
Yorkshire -1 214 £40,750 +1.87% 28
North West +19 190 £45,000 +12.50% 25
West Midlands -7 137 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East of England -39 97 £42,500 +6.25% 6
South West -38 77 £42,500 +4.93% 17
East Midlands -19 57 £45,000 +12.50% 11
North East -4 26 £40,000 +19.40%
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 2677 (70.34%) SQL
2 2370 (62.27%) SQL Server
3 1676 (44.04%) Oracle
4 1439 (37.81%) Performance Tuning
5 1368 (35.94%) Oracle Database
6 1124 (29.53%) T-SQL
7 1007 (26.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 895 (23.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 861 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 841 (22.10%) Replication
11 840 (22.07%) Finance
12 818 (21.49%) Microsoft
13 812 (21.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 780 (20.49%) Windows
15 769 (20.20%) Oracle RAC
16 763 (20.05%) Linux
17 652 (17.13%) Data Guard
18 630 (16.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 569 (14.95%) Clustering
20 549 (14.42%) SQL Server 2012
21 543 (14.27%) Data Warehouse
22 542 (14.24%) Oracle Database 10g
23 526 (13.82%) UNIX
24 518 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
25 500 (13.14%) Oracle RMAN
26 493 (12.95%) SQL Server 2005
26 493 (12.95%) MS Excel
27 479 (12.59%) MySQL
28 474 (12.45%) PL/SQL
29 444 (11.67%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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
1 323 (8.49%) WebLogic
2 186 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 61 (1.60%) IIS
4 51 (1.34%) Oracle Application Server
5 44 (1.16%) OpenEdge
6 38 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 35 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 33 (0.87%) JBoss
9 28 (0.74%) Apache
10 27 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 23 (0.60%) WordPress
12 19 (0.50%) Apache Pig
12 19 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
13 18 (0.47%) Apache Solr
14 17 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
14 17 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 15 (0.39%) CMS
16 13 (0.34%) Oracle UPK
17 12 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
18 11 (0.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 493 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.26%) MS Office
3 22 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.026%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 323 (8.49%) Oracle EBS
2 260 (6.83%) Oracle Applications
3 250 (6.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 48 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
5 26 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
7 21 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 17 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
8 17 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.16%) Agresso
12 4 (0.11%) HFM
13 3 (0.079%) Academy Housing
13 3 (0.079%) arcHouse
14 1 (0.026%) assyst
14 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
14 1 (0.026%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 54 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 29 (0.76%) Office 365
5 21 (0.55%) SaaS
6 8 (0.21%) GitHub
7 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.079%) PaaS
9 1 (0.026%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.026%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 159 (4.18%) SAN
2 43 (1.13%) Internet
3 28 (0.74%) NAS
4 23 (0.60%) iSCSI
5 22 (0.58%) DNS
6 15 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.34%) HTTP
7 13 (0.34%) Firewall
8 10 (0.26%) WAN
8 10 (0.26%) DHCP
8 10 (0.26%) LAN
9 9 (0.24%) VPN
10 6 (0.16%) Intranet
10 6 (0.16%) LDAP
10 6 (0.16%) FTP
11 4 (0.11%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.11%) VoIP
12 3 (0.079%) DAB
12 3 (0.079%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.079%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2370 (62.27%) SQL Server
2 1368 (35.94%) Oracle Database
3 1007 (26.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 895 (23.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 861 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 812 (21.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 630 (16.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 549 (14.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 543 (14.27%) Data Warehouse
10 542 (14.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 493 (12.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 479 (12.59%) MySQL
13 444 (11.67%) Relational Database
14 374 (9.83%) RDBMS
15 192 (5.04%) OLTP
16 186 (4.89%) Oracle Database 12c
17 168 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
18 156 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 156 (4.10%) Oracle Exadata
19 155 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 62 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
3 49 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 38 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (0.87%) Toad
6 32 (0.84%) JIRA
7 22 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 22 (0.58%) Subversion
8 21 (0.55%) Selenium
8 21 (0.55%) Hudson
9 16 (0.42%) Maven
10 12 (0.32%) Ant
11 10 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
11 10 (0.26%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.21%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.21%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.13%) ProC
14 2 (0.053%) Talend Open Studio
14 2 (0.053%) ERwin
General
1 840 (22.07%) Finance
2 214 (5.62%) Banking
3 98 (2.57%) Retail
4 83 (2.18%) Marketing
5 80 (2.10%) Legal
6 75 (1.97%) Law
7 70 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 49 (1.29%) Advertising
9 36 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 31 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.50%) Games
11 19 (0.50%) Back Office
12 12 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.32%) Automotive
13 11 (0.29%) Electronics
14 10 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.18%) Publishing
16 5 (0.13%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.11%) Billing
17 4 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (7.07%) .NET
2 162 (4.26%) Middleware
3 151 (3.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 91 (2.39%) XML
5 75 (1.97%) Web Services
6 60 (1.58%) HTML
7 53 (1.39%) MDX
8 49 (1.29%) ASP.NET
9 36 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 26 (0.68%) LAMP
10 26 (0.68%) COM
11 20 (0.53%) WebCenter
12 18 (0.47%) WCF
13 17 (0.45%) Java EE
14 16 (0.42%) JDBC
15 14 (0.37%) CSS
15 14 (0.37%) J2EE
15 14 (0.37%) ISPF
15 14 (0.37%) REST
16 11 (0.29%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 841 (22.10%) Replication
2 569 (14.95%) Clustering
3 240 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (3.18%) Computer Science
5 81 (2.13%) Statistics
6 58 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 57 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 39 (1.02%) Open Source
9 37 (0.97%) Social Media
10 30 (0.79%) Oracle Exalogic
11 28 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 27 (0.71%) Mainframe
13 25 (0.66%) Hedge funds
14 24 (0.63%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.60%) Data Integration
16 21 (0.55%) BBC
16 21 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.45%) HACMP
18 14 (0.37%) Thin Client
18 14 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 780 (20.49%) Windows
2 763 (20.05%) Linux
3 526 (13.82%) UNIX
4 163 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (3.78%) Solaris
6 96 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 83 (2.18%) AIX
9 75 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (1.66%) HPUX
11 31 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
12 24 (0.63%) SUSE
13 22 (0.58%) CentOS
14 19 (0.50%) zOS
15 14 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 12 (0.32%) MVS
16 12 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.18%) VMS
18 7 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1439 (37.81%) Performance Tuning
2 518 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
3 397 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 322 (8.46%) ITIL
5 317 (8.33%) ETL
6 264 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 258 (6.78%) Migration
8 212 (5.57%) E-Commerce
9 203 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
10 193 (5.07%) Performance Monitoring
11 183 (4.81%) Database Tuning
12 176 (4.62%) Database Security
13 153 (4.02%) High Availability
14 151 (3.97%) Data Modelling
15 142 (3.73%) SOA
16 126 (3.31%) Mentoring
17 120 (3.15%) Change Management
18 119 (3.13%) Incident Management
19 101 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
20 94 (2.47%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2677 (70.34%) SQL
2 1124 (29.53%) T-SQL
3 474 (12.45%) PL/SQL
4 288 (7.57%) Shell Script
5 132 (3.47%) PowerShell
6 129 (3.39%) Java
7 109 (2.86%) C#
8 96 (2.52%) Perl
9 86 (2.26%) VB
10 75 (1.97%) Python
11 63 (1.66%) PHP
12 34 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 29 (0.76%) C++
14 28 (0.74%) JavaScript
14 28 (0.74%) Korn
15 19 (0.50%) REXX
16 18 (0.47%) C
17 17 (0.45%) AWK
17 17 (0.45%) sed
18 16 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 323 (8.49%) Degree
2 221 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 216 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 144 (3.78%) Oracle Certification
5 135 (3.55%) SC Cleared
6 104 (2.73%) OCP
7 102 (2.68%) MCITP
8 92 (2.42%) MCTS
9 67 (1.76%) DV Cleared
10 49 (1.29%) MCDBA
11 38 (1.00%) MCSE
12 36 (0.95%) MCSA
13 31 (0.81%) OCA
13 31 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.24%) MCP
15 8 (0.21%) ACCA
15 8 (0.21%) CIMA
16 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 6 (0.16%) MCSM
18 4 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (2.36%) SLA
2 75 (1.97%) QA
3 34 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.053%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 769 (20.20%) Oracle RAC
2 500 (13.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 102 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 53 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.42%) Firmware
7 14 (0.37%) PowerHA
8 11 (0.29%) HDFS
8 11 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
9 10 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.16%) vSphere
12 3 (0.079%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.053%) XenApp
13 2 (0.053%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.026%) XenServer
14 1 (0.026%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 652 (17.13%) Data Guard
2 199 (5.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 48 (1.26%) Foglight
4 35 (0.92%) HAProxy
5 32 (0.84%) Puppet
6 23 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
7 17 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
9 14 (0.37%) HP SIM
10 13 (0.34%) Ansible
10 13 (0.34%) SCOM
11 11 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.26%) Nagios
13 9 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
14 7 (0.18%) Backup Exec
15 5 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.13%) Munin
16 3 (0.079%) BMC PATROL
16 3 (0.079%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 1676 (44.04%) Oracle
2 818 (21.49%) Microsoft
3 144 (3.78%) Red Hat
4 108 (2.84%) Sybase
5 92 (2.42%) VMware
6 74 (1.94%) IBM
7 63 (1.66%) Hyperion
8 60 (1.58%) NetApp
9 44 (1.16%) Business Objects
10 43 (1.13%) Sun
11 42 (1.10%) HP
11 42 (1.10%) SAP
12 41 (1.08%) Sony
13 38 (1.00%) Red Gate
14 35 (0.92%) Imperva
15 32 (0.84%) Facebook
16 24 (0.63%) Google
17 21 (0.55%) Apple
17 21 (0.55%) Yahoo!
18 20 (0.53%) BMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, on call allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £46000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Wow
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Excelent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday