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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 184 165 137
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1778 2000 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.73% 1.78% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.89% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1693 1835
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,357
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 +13 744 £57,500 +9.52% 69
South East +3 389 £45,000 - 33
North West +9 152 £42,500 +3.65% 30
Yorkshire -34 124 £40,000 -11.11% 19
East of England -42 117 £45,000 - 9
West Midlands +5 115 £41,500 -2.35% 15
East Midlands +9 68 £42,500 - 10
South West -5 58 £40,000 -3.61% 13
North East -43 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Midlands -11 1 £70,000 +27.27%
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 2687 (78.07%) SQL
2 2545 (73.94%) SQL Server
3 1381 (40.12%) Performance Tuning
4 1256 (36.49%) T-SQL
5 1249 (36.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1201 (34.89%) Oracle
7 1128 (32.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 969 (28.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 966 (28.07%) Oracle Database
10 950 (27.60%) Microsoft
11 881 (25.60%) Replication
12 875 (25.42%) Finance
13 852 (24.75%) Clustering
14 776 (22.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 712 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 700 (20.34%) Windows
17 604 (17.55%) Linux
18 603 (17.52%) MS Excel
19 567 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
20 549 (15.95%) Data Warehouse
21 536 (15.57%) Oracle Database 11g
22 520 (15.11%) Oracle RAC
23 487 (14.15%) SQL Server 2005
24 435 (12.64%) Data Guard
25 431 (12.52%) Relational Database
26 414 (12.03%) Capacity Planning
27 403 (11.71%) Disaster Recovery
28 400 (11.62%) UNIX
29 344 (9.99%) RDBMS
30 330 (9.59%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 164 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 146 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 139 (4.04%) IIS
4 77 (2.24%) Oracle Application Server
5 47 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
6 41 (1.19%) Apache
7 29 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 29 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (0.70%) JBoss
9 22 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.46%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.44%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (0.26%) Lync
12 9 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
13 8 (0.23%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.23%) OpenEdge
13 8 (0.23%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 603 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.66%) MS Office
3 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.087%) ProjectWise
6 2 (0.058%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.058%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.029%) SPSS
7 1 (0.029%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 197 (5.72%) Oracle EBS
2 165 (4.79%) Oracle Applications
3 132 (3.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 22 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
6 18 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 4 (0.12%) Primavera
12 4 (0.12%) Agresso
13 3 (0.087%) CODA-Financials
13 3 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 96 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (1.45%) SaaS
4 23 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.49%) PaaS
6 10 (0.29%) GitHub
7 9 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.058%) Office 365
10 2 (0.058%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.029%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.029%) IaaS
11 1 (0.029%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.029%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.47%) SAN
2 65 (1.89%) Internet
3 64 (1.86%) DNS
4 54 (1.57%) Firewall
5 32 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.64%) VPN
7 19 (0.55%) WAN
8 16 (0.46%) VLAN
9 15 (0.44%) NAS
10 14 (0.41%) DHCP
10 14 (0.41%) LAN
10 14 (0.41%) SSL
11 13 (0.38%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.38%) LDAP
12 11 (0.32%) SMTP
13 10 (0.29%) Intranet
14 9 (0.26%) HTTP
14 9 (0.26%) SNMP
15 8 (0.23%) Network Security
16 7 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2545 (73.94%) SQL Server
2 1249 (36.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1128 (32.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 969 (28.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 966 (28.07%) Oracle Database
6 776 (22.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 712 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 549 (15.95%) Data Warehouse
9 536 (15.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 487 (14.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 431 (12.52%) Relational Database
12 344 (9.99%) RDBMS
13 319 (9.27%) MySQL
14 290 (8.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 213 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 171 (4.97%) Oracle Database 12c
17 138 (4.01%) SQL Server 2000
18 102 (2.96%) DTS
18 102 (2.96%) DB2
19 97 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 37 (1.07%) Visual Studio
2 37 (1.07%) Toad
3 32 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (0.44%) ProC
6 14 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.35%) JIRA
8 11 (0.32%) Hudson
9 8 (0.23%) Subversion
10 7 (0.20%) Selenium
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.087%) Ant
12 3 (0.087%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.087%) JConsole
13 2 (0.058%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.058%) Liquibase
13 2 (0.058%) Flyway
14 1 (0.029%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.029%) MSTest
General
1 875 (25.42%) Finance
2 290 (8.43%) Banking
3 100 (2.91%) Retail
4 72 (2.09%) Marketing
5 58 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 54 (1.57%) Legal
7 44 (1.28%) Law
7 44 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 40 (1.16%) Advertising
9 37 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 34 (0.99%) Games
11 23 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.46%) Local Government
13 11 (0.32%) Publishing
14 7 (0.20%) Front Office
15 6 (0.17%) Back Office
16 5 (0.15%) Electronics
17 4 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.12%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (6.54%) .NET
2 117 (3.40%) Middleware
3 79 (2.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 74 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 57 (1.66%) Web Services
6 55 (1.60%) HTML
7 47 (1.37%) XML
8 35 (1.02%) JDBC
8 35 (1.02%) .NET Framework
9 27 (0.78%) ASP.NET
10 25 (0.73%) COM
11 22 (0.64%) LAMP
12 15 (0.44%) CSS
13 14 (0.41%) WebCenter
14 13 (0.38%) Entity Framework
14 13 (0.38%) MDX
15 9 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (0.26%) LINQ
16 7 (0.20%) J2EE
16 7 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 881 (25.60%) Replication
2 852 (24.75%) Clustering
3 260 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (2.88%) Statistics
4 99 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 86 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 53 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 47 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 43 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 40 (1.16%) Oracle Exalogic
9 40 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 28 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 26 (0.76%) Derivative
12 21 (0.61%) Social Network
13 20 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
14 18 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 16 (0.46%) Social Media
15 16 (0.46%) Kindle
16 15 (0.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 700 (20.34%) Windows
2 604 (17.55%) Linux
3 400 (11.62%) UNIX
4 145 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 141 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 119 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 118 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (2.38%) Solaris
9 39 (1.13%) AIX
10 33 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.58%) CentOS
12 18 (0.52%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (0.49%) zOS
14 14 (0.41%) HPUX
15 12 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.23%) Debian
17 4 (0.12%) SUSE
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1381 (40.12%) Performance Tuning
2 567 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
3 414 (12.03%) Capacity Planning
4 403 (11.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 330 (9.59%) ETL
6 319 (9.27%) ITIL
7 291 (8.45%) Migration
8 263 (7.64%) Database Mirroring
9 262 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
10 260 (7.55%) Database Security
11 258 (7.50%) High Availability
12 223 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
13 207 (6.01%) Database Tuning
14 176 (5.11%) Change Management
15 119 (3.46%) Service Delivery
16 94 (2.73%) Data Modelling
17 89 (2.59%) Incident Management
17 89 (2.59%) Data Migration
18 86 (2.50%) Mentoring
19 78 (2.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2687 (78.07%) SQL
2 1256 (36.49%) T-SQL
3 304 (8.83%) PL/SQL
4 249 (7.23%) PowerShell
5 152 (4.42%) Shell Script
6 148 (4.30%) Java
7 91 (2.64%) C#
8 88 (2.56%) Perl
9 86 (2.50%) Python
10 63 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 56 (1.63%) VBScript
11 56 (1.63%) C
12 37 (1.07%) VB
13 36 (1.05%) JavaScript
14 34 (0.99%) Ruby
15 31 (0.90%) VB.NET
16 27 (0.78%) PHP
17 21 (0.61%) C++
18 15 (0.44%) Korn
19 14 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 291 (8.45%) Degree
2 247 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 143 (4.15%) Oracle Certification
4 120 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 115 (3.34%) MCITP
6 113 (3.28%) OCP
7 79 (2.30%) MCTS
8 71 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 42 (1.22%) MCSA
9 42 (1.22%) MCDBA
10 31 (0.90%) MCSE
11 30 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (0.78%) HND
13 24 (0.70%) DV Cleared
14 16 (0.46%) IBM Certification
15 13 (0.38%) MCP
16 10 (0.29%) MCT
17 5 (0.15%) OCA
18 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
19 2 (0.058%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (2.85%) SLA
2 85 (2.47%) QA
3 22 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) TickIT
8 3 (0.087%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.029%) COBIT
9 1 (0.029%) HIPAA
System Software
1 520 (15.11%) Oracle RAC
2 100 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 53 (1.54%) Oracle Clusterware
5 21 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.55%) vSphere
7 6 (0.17%) XenApp
7 6 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.15%) NFS
8 5 (0.15%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.12%) Samba
9 4 (0.12%) Openswan
10 3 (0.087%) SRDF
10 3 (0.087%) OCFS2
11 2 (0.058%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.058%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.029%) Firmware
12 1 (0.029%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.029%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 435 (12.64%) Data Guard
2 291 (8.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 112 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 42 (1.22%) Oracle Flashback
5 23 (0.67%) Ansible
6 20 (0.58%) SCOM
7 19 (0.55%) logstash
8 18 (0.52%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.41%) Foglight
10 13 (0.38%) Puppet
10 13 (0.38%) Oracle Statspack
11 12 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
11 12 (0.35%) Nagios
12 9 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
13 8 (0.23%) Unicenter
13 8 (0.23%) SCCM
14 6 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.15%) WSUS
15 5 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1201 (34.89%) Oracle
2 950 (27.60%) Microsoft
3 182 (5.29%) VMware
4 166 (4.82%) Red Hat
5 83 (2.41%) IBM
6 76 (2.21%) SAP
7 67 (1.95%) Sybase
8 49 (1.42%) Facebook
9 41 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 40 (1.16%) NetApp
11 36 (1.05%) HP
12 35 (1.02%) Red Gate
13 32 (0.93%) Hyperion
14 28 (0.81%) EMC
15 27 (0.78%) Google
16 26 (0.76%) Remedy
17 25 (0.73%) Tableau
18 23 (0.67%) Splunk
19 21 (0.61%) Citrix
19 21 (0.61%) Twitter
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
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Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £250 - £350 per day + Benefits
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London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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EPM
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits, depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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