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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 191 160 123
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1686 2082 2458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.85% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.96% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1733 2049
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(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 -19 686 £57,500 +9.52% 71
South East -23 328 £45,000 - 29
North West -4 171 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Yorkshire -11 152 £40,000 - 17
East of England -51 110 £50,000 +12.35% 11
South West +5 79 £41,500 +3.75% 8
East Midlands +45 71 £42,500 - 9
West Midlands -43 71 £39,500 -7.05% 13
North East -13 16 £25,000 -37.50% 2
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2684 (79.34%) SQL
2 2457 (72.63%) SQL Server
3 1272 (37.60%) Performance Tuning
4 1199 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1197 (35.38%) T-SQL
6 1094 (32.34%) Oracle
7 1003 (29.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 956 (28.26%) Microsoft
9 910 (26.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 847 (25.04%) Oracle Database
11 819 (24.21%) Finance
11 819 (24.21%) Replication
12 772 (22.82%) Windows
13 707 (20.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 669 (19.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 654 (19.33%) Clustering
16 644 (19.04%) Linux
17 559 (16.52%) Data Warehouse
18 545 (16.11%) MS Excel
19 516 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
20 474 (14.01%) Oracle RAC
21 456 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
22 413 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
23 412 (12.18%) Oracle Database 11g
24 381 (11.26%) UNIX
25 377 (11.14%) MySQL
26 368 (10.88%) Relational Database
27 346 (10.23%) Data Guard
28 315 (9.31%) PL/SQL
29 313 (9.25%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 166 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 140 (4.14%) WebLogic
3 121 (3.58%) IIS
4 31 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 25 (0.74%) OpenEdge
6 22 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
7 19 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.44%) Apache
8 15 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.35%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.33%) WordPress
11 11 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.33%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.30%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.27%) JBoss
14 8 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 545 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.74%) MS Office
3 14 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.38%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 147 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 106 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 104 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
4 61 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
5 24 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.089%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.089%) Agresso
11 3 (0.089%) CODA-Financials
12 2 (0.059%) Sophis RISQUE
12 2 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.059%) Academy Housing
12 2 (0.059%) arcHouse
12 2 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 110 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (0.86%) SaaS
5 26 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 16 (0.47%) Office 365
7 9 (0.27%) GitHub
8 6 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.089%) Datadog
11 2 (0.059%) PaaS
12 1 (0.030%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.030%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.030%) IaaS
12 1 (0.030%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.19%) SAN
2 42 (1.24%) Internet
3 24 (0.71%) DNS
4 22 (0.65%) Firewall
5 20 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.56%) HTTP
7 18 (0.53%) Kerberos
8 16 (0.47%) WAN
9 12 (0.35%) NAS
10 11 (0.33%) VPN
11 9 (0.27%) SSL
11 9 (0.27%) LDAP
11 9 (0.27%) LAN
12 8 (0.24%) Network Security
12 8 (0.24%) FTP
13 6 (0.18%) OpenVPN
14 5 (0.15%) DHCP
15 4 (0.12%) DMZ
15 4 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2457 (72.63%) SQL Server
2 1199 (35.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1003 (29.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 910 (26.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 847 (25.04%) Oracle Database
6 707 (20.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 669 (19.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 559 (16.52%) Data Warehouse
9 456 (13.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 412 (12.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 377 (11.14%) MySQL
12 368 (10.88%) Relational Database
13 295 (8.72%) RDBMS
14 293 (8.66%) Oracle Database 10g
15 187 (5.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 130 (3.84%) Oracle Database 12c
17 125 (3.69%) DTS
18 122 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
19 110 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
20 101 (2.99%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 86 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 50 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 37 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 31 (0.92%) Toad
6 15 (0.44%) JIRA
7 13 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 12 (0.35%) Hudson
8 12 (0.35%) ProC
9 10 (0.30%) Selenium
10 5 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.15%) Subversion
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.089%) Maven
11 3 (0.089%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.089%) Ant
12 2 (0.059%) Liquibase
12 2 (0.059%) PowerBuilder
13 1 (0.030%) ERwin
General
1 819 (24.21%) Finance
2 245 (7.24%) Banking
3 90 (2.66%) Retail
4 79 (2.34%) Marketing
5 46 (1.36%) Legal
6 45 (1.33%) Law
7 43 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.12%) Advertising
9 35 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 33 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.86%) Games
12 27 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.53%) Automotive
14 14 (0.41%) Publishing
15 12 (0.35%) Local Government
16 7 (0.21%) Front Office
17 5 (0.15%) Back Office
17 5 (0.15%) Electronics
18 4 (0.12%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (7.45%) .NET
2 90 (2.66%) Middleware
3 76 (2.25%) XML
4 73 (2.16%) Web Services
5 66 (1.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 52 (1.54%) ASP.NET
7 46 (1.36%) HTML
8 44 (1.30%) LAMP
9 34 (1.01%) COM
10 28 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 24 (0.71%) JDBC
12 23 (0.68%) MDX
13 21 (0.62%) .NET Framework
13 21 (0.62%) REST
14 14 (0.41%) CSS
15 12 (0.35%) WCF
16 10 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
17 8 (0.24%) ODBC
17 8 (0.24%) Kafka
18 7 (0.21%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 819 (24.21%) Replication
2 654 (19.33%) Clustering
3 258 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 106 (3.13%) Statistics
5 75 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 60 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 57 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 46 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 37 (1.09%) Data Structures
10 27 (0.80%) N-Tier
11 26 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
12 24 (0.71%) Social Network
13 20 (0.59%) Open Source
14 18 (0.53%) Derivative
15 17 (0.50%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.47%) Social Media
17 15 (0.44%) Public Cloud
18 14 (0.41%) Kindle
18 14 (0.41%) BBC
18 14 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 772 (22.82%) Windows
2 644 (19.04%) Linux
3 381 (11.26%) UNIX
4 185 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 145 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 88 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 84 (2.48%) Solaris
9 41 (1.21%) HPUX
10 33 (0.98%) AIX
11 22 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (0.35%) CentOS
14 11 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.27%) SUSE
16 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.18%) Debian
17 6 (0.18%) zOS
18 5 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1272 (37.60%) Performance Tuning
2 516 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
3 413 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 313 (9.25%) ETL
5 307 (9.07%) Capacity Planning
6 285 (8.42%) Migration
7 269 (7.95%) ITIL
8 240 (7.09%) Database Security
9 221 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
10 214 (6.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 214 (6.33%) Database Mirroring
11 203 (6.00%) Database Tuning
12 194 (5.73%) High Availability
13 131 (3.87%) Service Delivery
14 122 (3.61%) Data Modelling
15 121 (3.58%) Change Management
16 98 (2.90%) Line Management
17 93 (2.75%) Data Migration
18 92 (2.72%) Data Management
19 87 (2.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2684 (79.34%) SQL
2 1197 (35.38%) T-SQL
3 315 (9.31%) PL/SQL
4 229 (6.77%) PowerShell
5 172 (5.08%) Shell Script
6 118 (3.49%) Java
7 102 (3.02%) C#
8 90 (2.66%) Python
9 83 (2.45%) Perl
10 59 (1.74%) VB
11 53 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 45 (1.33%) PHP
12 45 (1.33%) C
13 43 (1.27%) VBScript
14 28 (0.83%) JavaScript
15 22 (0.65%) Ruby
16 20 (0.59%) C++
17 19 (0.56%) VB.NET
18 18 (0.53%) Korn
19 14 (0.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 289 (8.54%) Degree
2 232 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 141 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 136 (4.02%) Oracle Certification
5 123 (3.64%) MCITP
6 112 (3.31%) OCP
7 104 (3.07%) SC Cleared
8 83 (2.45%) MCTS
9 51 (1.51%) DV Cleared
10 49 (1.45%) MCDBA
11 32 (0.95%) MCSA
12 27 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.59%) MCSE
14 17 (0.50%) OCA
15 15 (0.44%) HND
16 13 (0.38%) MCT
17 12 (0.35%) MCP
18 11 (0.33%) IBM Certification
19 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
20 3 (0.089%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (3.31%) SLA
2 66 (1.95%) QA
3 24 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 23 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.059%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.030%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.030%) TickIT
8 1 (0.030%) COBIT
8 1 (0.030%) JSP 440
System Software
1 474 (14.01%) Oracle RAC
2 106 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 69 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (1.36%) Oracle Clusterware
5 39 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.53%) vSphere
7 10 (0.30%) HDFS
8 9 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 8 (0.24%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.18%) Openswan
10 6 (0.18%) Firmware
10 6 (0.18%) XenApp
11 5 (0.15%) NFS
11 5 (0.15%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.12%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.12%) Samba
12 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.089%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.059%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.059%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 346 (10.23%) Data Guard
2 285 (8.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 111 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 43 (1.27%) Oracle Flashback
5 26 (0.77%) HAProxy
6 19 (0.56%) Foglight
7 18 (0.53%) Nagios
8 15 (0.44%) SCOM
9 13 (0.38%) Puppet
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
10 8 (0.24%) Unicenter
10 8 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
12 6 (0.18%) Ansible
12 6 (0.18%) Cacti
12 6 (0.18%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.15%) Ganglia
13 5 (0.15%) Oracle Statspack
13 5 (0.15%) SCCM
13 5 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1094 (32.34%) Oracle
2 956 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 140 (4.14%) VMware
4 131 (3.87%) Red Hat
5 112 (3.31%) Sybase
6 88 (2.60%) SAP
7 55 (1.63%) IBM
8 53 (1.57%) Hyperion
9 50 (1.48%) Business Objects
10 41 (1.21%) HP
11 38 (1.12%) Facebook
12 36 (1.06%) Red Gate
13 35 (1.03%) NetApp
14 29 (0.86%) Tableau
15 25 (0.74%) Teradata
16 24 (0.71%) Citrix
17 22 (0.65%) Sony
17 22 (0.65%) Twitter
18 21 (0.62%) Remedy
19 20 (0.59%) EMC
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £74,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Fantastic employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday