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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 196 173 140
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1678 1892 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.64% 1.72% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.82% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 1592 1828
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.31%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -13 706 £57,500 +9.52% 57
South East +30 371 £42,500 -10.05% 51
North West +22 150 £42,500 - 18
Yorkshire -41 115 £40,000 -11.11% 29
West Midlands -6 111 £42,500 - 14
East of England -39 97 £45,000 +7.14% 13
East Midlands -1 64 £41,250 -2.94% 11
South West -23 59 £42,500 -3.40% 20
North East -42 2 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Midlands -14 1 £70,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2634 (77.31%) SQL
2 2489 (73.06%) SQL Server
3 1390 (40.80%) Performance Tuning
4 1251 (36.72%) T-SQL
5 1246 (36.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1203 (35.31%) Oracle
7 1137 (33.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 975 (28.62%) Oracle Database
9 956 (28.06%) SQL Server 2008
10 912 (26.77%) Microsoft
11 879 (25.80%) Replication
12 853 (25.04%) Clustering
13 833 (24.45%) Finance
14 766 (22.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 734 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
16 687 (20.16%) Windows
17 608 (17.85%) Linux
18 574 (16.85%) Data Warehouse
19 568 (16.67%) MS Excel
20 564 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
21 551 (16.17%) Oracle Database 11g
22 524 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
23 462 (13.56%) Relational Database
24 458 (13.44%) SQL Server 2005
25 444 (13.03%) Data Guard
26 419 (12.30%) Capacity Planning
27 391 (11.48%) UNIX
28 388 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
29 353 (10.36%) RDBMS
30 329 (9.66%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 185 (5.43%) WebLogic
2 143 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 120 (3.52%) IIS
4 89 (2.61%) Oracle Application Server
5 40 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
6 35 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 35 (1.03%) Apache
7 29 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 26 (0.76%) JBoss
10 18 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.26%) GlassFish
14 9 (0.26%) Lync
15 8 (0.23%) Oracle Spatial
15 8 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.23%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 568 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.38%) MS Office
3 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.088%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.059%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.059%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.029%) MS Project
7 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 218 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
2 182 (5.34%) Oracle Applications
3 134 (3.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 21 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
7 14 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
13 4 (0.12%) Agresso
13 4 (0.12%) Primavera
14 3 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.44%) SaaS
4 19 (0.56%) PaaS
5 16 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.35%) GitHub
7 9 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.029%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.029%) Office 365
11 1 (0.029%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.61%) SAN
2 72 (2.11%) Internet
3 61 (1.79%) DNS
4 57 (1.67%) Firewall
5 28 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.65%) VPN
7 17 (0.50%) NAS
8 16 (0.47%) WAN
9 15 (0.44%) LAN
9 15 (0.44%) VLAN
10 13 (0.38%) SMTP
10 13 (0.38%) Kerberos
11 10 (0.29%) Intranet
11 10 (0.29%) SSL
11 10 (0.29%) DHCP
12 9 (0.26%) SNMP
12 9 (0.26%) LDAP
13 8 (0.23%) Network Security
14 7 (0.21%) FTP
14 7 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2489 (73.06%) SQL Server
2 1246 (36.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1137 (33.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 975 (28.62%) Oracle Database
5 956 (28.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 766 (22.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 734 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 574 (16.85%) Data Warehouse
9 551 (16.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 462 (13.56%) Relational Database
11 458 (13.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 353 (10.36%) RDBMS
13 294 (8.63%) MySQL
14 270 (7.92%) Oracle Database 10g
15 219 (6.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 192 (5.64%) Oracle Database 12c
17 144 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
18 109 (3.20%) DB2
19 108 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
20 105 (3.08%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 97 (2.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 43 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 37 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (1.06%) Toad
5 25 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.44%) ProC
7 15 (0.44%) JIRA
8 12 (0.35%) Hudson
9 8 (0.23%) Subversion
10 7 (0.21%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.18%) Selenium
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.088%) Ant
12 3 (0.088%) JConsole
13 2 (0.059%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.059%) Liquibase
13 2 (0.059%) Flyway
13 2 (0.059%) ERwin
14 1 (0.029%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 833 (24.45%) Finance
2 277 (8.13%) Banking
3 107 (3.14%) Retail
4 68 (2.00%) Marketing
5 58 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 56 (1.64%) Law
7 52 (1.53%) Legal
8 42 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 40 (1.17%) Advertising
10 35 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.03%) Games
11 24 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.44%) Local Government
13 10 (0.29%) Publishing
14 7 (0.21%) Electronics
15 5 (0.15%) Front Office
16 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.12%) Back Office
16 4 (0.12%) International Banking
17 3 (0.088%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (5.87%) .NET
2 126 (3.70%) Middleware
3 96 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 81 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 52 (1.53%) Web Services
6 48 (1.41%) HTML
7 45 (1.32%) XML
8 33 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 29 (0.85%) JDBC
10 26 (0.76%) COM
11 23 (0.68%) ASP.NET
12 16 (0.47%) WebCenter
12 16 (0.47%) Entity Framework
13 15 (0.44%) LAMP
14 14 (0.41%) MDX
15 13 (0.38%) CSS
16 9 (0.26%) LINQ
17 7 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
18 6 (0.18%) REST
18 6 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 879 (25.80%) Replication
2 853 (25.04%) Clustering
3 261 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 91 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 86 (2.52%) Statistics
7 64 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 54 (1.58%) Data Structures
9 52 (1.53%) Oracle Exalogic
10 46 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 37 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 32 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 24 (0.70%) Derivative
15 20 (0.59%) Data Integration
16 16 (0.47%) Social Network
16 16 (0.47%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
17 15 (0.44%) N-Tier
17 15 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 687 (20.16%) Windows
2 608 (17.85%) Linux
3 391 (11.48%) UNIX
4 134 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 123 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 119 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 111 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 81 (2.38%) Solaris
9 44 (1.29%) AIX
10 27 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.56%) CentOS
13 17 (0.50%) zOS
13 17 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.29%) HPUX
16 8 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.23%) Debian
17 6 (0.18%) Android
18 4 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1390 (40.80%) Performance Tuning
2 564 (16.55%) Business Intelligence
3 419 (12.30%) Capacity Planning
4 388 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 329 (9.66%) ETL
6 323 (9.48%) ITIL
7 278 (8.16%) Migration
8 272 (7.98%) Performance Monitoring
9 259 (7.60%) High Availability
10 257 (7.54%) Database Mirroring
11 245 (7.19%) Database Security
12 223 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
13 185 (5.43%) Change Management
14 182 (5.34%) Database Tuning
15 104 (3.05%) Service Delivery
16 99 (2.91%) Incident Management
17 96 (2.82%) Data Modelling
18 94 (2.76%) SOA
19 88 (2.58%) Data Migration
19 88 (2.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2634 (77.31%) SQL
2 1251 (36.72%) T-SQL
3 293 (8.60%) PL/SQL
4 236 (6.93%) PowerShell
5 150 (4.40%) Shell Script
6 139 (4.08%) Java
7 95 (2.79%) C#
8 85 (2.49%) Perl
9 81 (2.38%) Python
10 63 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 57 (1.67%) C
12 48 (1.41%) VBScript
13 38 (1.12%) VB
14 37 (1.09%) JavaScript
15 32 (0.94%) Ruby
15 32 (0.94%) VB.NET
16 26 (0.76%) PHP
17 22 (0.65%) C++
18 18 (0.53%) Korn
19 17 (0.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 284 (8.34%) Degree
2 236 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 148 (4.34%) Oracle Certification
4 124 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 108 (3.17%) OCP
6 104 (3.05%) MCITP
7 72 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 69 (2.03%) MCTS
9 48 (1.41%) MCSA
10 39 (1.14%) MCDBA
11 35 (1.03%) MCSE
12 29 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (0.70%) HND
14 21 (0.62%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.41%) MCP
16 13 (0.38%) IBM Certification
17 10 (0.29%) MCT
18 5 (0.15%) OCA
19 2 (0.059%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 2 (0.059%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (2.73%) SLA
2 86 (2.52%) QA
3 18 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.088%) TickIT
9 1 (0.029%) COBIT
System Software
1 524 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
2 97 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (2.20%) Active Directory
4 57 (1.67%) Oracle Clusterware
5 19 (0.56%) vSphere
6 15 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.18%) XenApp
9 5 (0.15%) SRDF
9 5 (0.15%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.12%) Samba
11 3 (0.088%) NFS
11 3 (0.088%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.059%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.059%) Openswan
12 2 (0.059%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.059%) Firmware
12 2 (0.059%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.029%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 444 (13.03%) Data Guard
2 310 (9.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 114 (3.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 36 (1.06%) Oracle Flashback
5 21 (0.62%) SCOM
6 18 (0.53%) logstash
6 18 (0.53%) Ansible
7 17 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.44%) Puppet
9 14 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
10 12 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
11 10 (0.29%) SCCM
11 10 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
12 9 (0.26%) OMEGAMON
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
13 4 (0.12%) Foglight
13 4 (0.12%) Nagios
14 3 (0.088%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 1203 (35.31%) Oracle
2 912 (26.77%) Microsoft
3 178 (5.22%) VMware
4 160 (4.70%) Red Hat
5 90 (2.64%) IBM
6 73 (2.14%) SAP
7 59 (1.73%) Sybase
8 51 (1.50%) Facebook
8 51 (1.50%) Red Gate
9 44 (1.29%) NetApp
10 39 (1.14%) HP
11 33 (0.97%) Google
12 31 (0.91%) EMC
13 28 (0.82%) Tableau
14 27 (0.79%) Hyperion
15 23 (0.68%) Cognos
16 22 (0.65%) Sun
17 20 (0.59%) Twitter
17 20 (0.59%) Splunk
17 20 (0.59%) Remedy
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