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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 172 142 154
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1787 2042 2080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.68% 2.05% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.18% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1763 1806
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -29 761 £52,500 -4.54% 84
South East -55 312 £46,500 +3.33% 35
Yorkshire -12 179 £42,500 +6.25% 26
North West -16 139 £45,000 +5.88% 30
West Midlands -12 122 £40,000 - 6
East of England -30 112 £42,000 +17.48% 7
South West -25 95 £42,500 - 5
East Midlands -72 39 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North East +13 27 £42,500 +60.37% 2
Midlands +8 1 £50,000 -9.09%
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2749 (71.46%) SQL
2 2413 (62.72%) SQL Server
3 1747 (45.41%) Oracle
4 1429 (37.15%) Performance Tuning
5 1400 (36.39%) Oracle Database
6 1169 (30.39%) T-SQL
7 1065 (27.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1056 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 964 (25.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 896 (23.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 895 (23.26%) Windows
12 867 (22.54%) Microsoft
13 861 (22.38%) Finance
14 836 (21.73%) Replication
15 779 (20.25%) Oracle RAC
16 770 (20.02%) Linux
17 683 (17.75%) Data Guard
18 614 (15.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 613 (15.93%) Clustering
20 610 (15.86%) SQL Server 2005
21 582 (15.13%) Oracle Database 10g
22 568 (14.76%) SQL Server 2012
23 560 (14.56%) UNIX
24 519 (13.49%) PL/SQL
25 518 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
26 516 (13.41%) MS Excel
27 509 (13.23%) Oracle RMAN
28 497 (12.92%) MySQL
29 478 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
30 469 (12.19%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 279 (7.25%) WebLogic
2 113 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 82 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 53 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 52 (1.35%) IIS
6 34 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 31 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 23 (0.60%) Apache
9 20 (0.52%) OpenEdge
10 16 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
10 16 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 13 (0.34%) Oracle UPK
11 13 (0.34%) WordPress
11 13 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.29%) WorkSite
12 11 (0.29%) CMS
13 8 (0.21%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 516 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.27%) MS Office
3 13 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.10%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.078%) MS Project
7 1 (0.026%) FastStats
7 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 308 (8.01%) Oracle EBS
2 247 (6.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 241 (6.26%) Oracle Applications
4 77 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
5 20 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 20 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 20 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (0.31%) HFM
8 10 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.13%) Magento
11 5 (0.13%) Agresso
12 4 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
14 2 (0.052%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.31%) Office 365
4 11 (0.29%) SaaS
5 8 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.078%) PaaS
7 3 (0.078%) IaaS
8 2 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 237 (6.16%) SAN
2 65 (1.69%) Internet
3 57 (1.48%) NAS
4 38 (0.99%) DNS
5 36 (0.94%) iSCSI
6 27 (0.70%) WAN
7 24 (0.62%) Firewall
7 24 (0.62%) LAN
7 24 (0.62%) VPN
8 19 (0.49%) DHCP
9 10 (0.26%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.21%) HTTP
10 8 (0.21%) LDAP
11 4 (0.10%) Intranet
11 4 (0.10%) VoIP
12 3 (0.078%) SSL
12 3 (0.078%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.052%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.052%) VLAN
13 2 (0.052%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2413 (62.72%) SQL Server
2 1400 (36.39%) Oracle Database
3 1065 (27.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1056 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 964 (25.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 896 (23.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 614 (15.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 610 (15.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 582 (15.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 568 (14.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 497 (12.92%) MySQL
12 478 (12.43%) Data Warehouse
13 469 (12.19%) Relational Database
14 376 (9.77%) RDBMS
15 195 (5.07%) DTS
16 181 (4.70%) Oracle Database 12c
17 170 (4.42%) SQL Server 2000
18 168 (4.37%) OLTP
19 145 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
19 145 (3.77%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
2 51 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 32 (0.83%) Toad
5 30 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.49%) Hudson
6 19 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 19 (0.49%) Selenium
6 19 (0.49%) Subversion
7 16 (0.42%) JIRA
8 15 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
9 13 (0.34%) Mercurial
10 9 (0.23%) Maven
11 8 (0.21%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.13%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.13%) Ant
13 3 (0.078%) JConsole
13 3 (0.078%) ERwin
14 1 (0.026%) PowerBuilder
General
1 861 (22.38%) Finance
2 221 (5.74%) Banking
3 103 (2.68%) Retail
4 95 (2.47%) Marketing
5 75 (1.95%) Law
6 74 (1.92%) Legal
7 66 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.25%) Advertising
9 39 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 29 (0.75%) Back Office
11 28 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.49%) Games
13 18 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 14 (0.36%) Electronics
16 12 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.26%) Music Industry
18 9 (0.23%) Publishing
19 8 (0.21%) Automotive
20 4 (0.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (5.95%) .NET
2 181 (4.70%) Middleware
3 150 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 122 (3.17%) XML
5 91 (2.37%) Web Services
6 57 (1.48%) HTML
7 51 (1.33%) MDX
8 32 (0.83%) COM
9 31 (0.81%) .NET Framework
10 25 (0.65%) J2EE
11 24 (0.62%) Lucene
12 20 (0.52%) ASP.NET
13 18 (0.47%) JDBC
14 17 (0.44%) WebCenter
15 16 (0.42%) WCF
16 15 (0.39%) Oracle Streams
17 14 (0.36%) ISPF
18 13 (0.34%) ODBC
19 12 (0.31%) Hibernate
20 11 (0.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 836 (21.73%) Replication
2 613 (15.93%) Clustering
3 268 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 51 (1.33%) N-Tier
6 50 (1.30%) Statistics
7 44 (1.14%) Social Media
8 43 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 35 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 29 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 28 (0.73%) Oracle Exalogic
12 27 (0.70%) Mainframe
13 25 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 25 (0.65%) Thin Client
14 24 (0.62%) BBC
15 20 (0.52%) Open Source
16 18 (0.47%) HACMP
16 18 (0.47%) Mathematics
17 17 (0.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 895 (23.26%) Windows
2 770 (20.02%) Linux
3 560 (14.56%) UNIX
4 198 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (3.98%) Solaris
6 117 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (2.68%) AIX
8 95 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 72 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (1.35%) HPUX
11 50 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
12 31 (0.81%) SUSE
13 23 (0.60%) zOS
14 22 (0.57%) CentOS
15 20 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.26%) MVS
17 9 (0.23%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.16%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1429 (37.15%) Performance Tuning
2 518 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
3 406 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 345 (8.97%) ETL
5 320 (8.32%) ITIL
6 233 (6.06%) Migration
7 226 (5.87%) E-Commerce
8 216 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
9 205 (5.33%) Database Security
10 204 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
11 162 (4.21%) SOA
11 162 (4.21%) High Availability
12 160 (4.16%) Performance Monitoring
13 159 (4.13%) Data Modelling
14 154 (4.00%) Database Tuning
15 144 (3.74%) Mentoring
16 136 (3.54%) Incident Management
17 117 (3.04%) Change Management
18 104 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
19 91 (2.37%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2749 (71.46%) SQL
2 1169 (30.39%) T-SQL
3 519 (13.49%) PL/SQL
4 285 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 138 (3.59%) Java
6 112 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 105 (2.73%) Perl
8 79 (2.05%) C#
9 64 (1.66%) VB
10 53 (1.38%) Python
11 45 (1.17%) PHP
12 41 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 31 (0.81%) VBA
14 29 (0.75%) Korn
15 28 (0.73%) C++
16 19 (0.49%) JavaScript
17 18 (0.47%) AWK
18 17 (0.44%) sed
18 17 (0.44%) Ruby
19 16 (0.42%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 275 (7.15%) Degree
2 263 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 188 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 152 (3.95%) Oracle Certification
5 119 (3.09%) MCITP
6 111 (2.89%) OCP
7 98 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 85 (2.21%) MCTS
9 77 (2.00%) MCDBA
10 54 (1.40%) MCSE
11 43 (1.12%) MCSA
12 40 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 33 (0.86%) OCA
14 29 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (0.52%) MCP
16 14 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
18 7 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
19 6 (0.16%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (1.72%) SLA
2 52 (1.35%) QA
3 29 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 779 (20.25%) Oracle RAC
2 509 (13.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 93 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 57 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.39%) PowerHA
6 15 (0.39%) LiteSpeed
7 13 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.23%) vSphere
9 2 (0.052%) XenApp
10 1 (0.026%) HDFS
10 1 (0.026%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 683 (17.75%) Data Guard
2 178 (4.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 43 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
4 37 (0.96%) Puppet
5 24 (0.62%) Foglight
6 22 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 21 (0.55%) SCOM
8 18 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 16 (0.42%) HP SIM
10 14 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
10 14 (0.36%) Ansible
11 10 (0.26%) OMEGAMON
11 10 (0.26%) Nagios
12 8 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.21%) Oracle Statspack
13 7 (0.18%) Munin
14 5 (0.13%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1747 (45.41%) Oracle
2 867 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 161 (4.19%) Red Hat
4 120 (3.12%) VMware
5 86 (2.24%) Sybase
6 69 (1.79%) NetApp
7 61 (1.59%) IBM
8 46 (1.20%) Sun
9 45 (1.17%) SAP
10 43 (1.12%) JBoss
11 42 (1.09%) HP
12 41 (1.07%) Hyperion
13 38 (0.99%) Red Gate
14 37 (0.96%) Sony
15 35 (0.91%) Business Objects
16 26 (0.68%) Facebook
17 25 (0.65%) Percona
17 25 (0.65%) Cognos
17 25 (0.65%) Teradata
18 24 (0.62%) Yahoo!
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Considerable Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + flex bens, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago