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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 188 157 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1555 1791 2390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.84% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.95% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1497 2010
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £33,000
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
91484 91720 93604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.46% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75958 74696 79606
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -5 616 £56,000 +1.81% 85
South East -16 323 £45,000 - 42
North West -8 161 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Yorkshire -28 138 £40,000 - 32
South West -7 77 £41,500 +3.75% 24
West Midlands -61 76 £42,500 - 6
East of England -85 74 £50,000 +17.64% 12
East Midlands +32 66 £40,000 -8.57% 15
North East +4 23 £31,500 +14.28% 2
Midlands -20 1 £55,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2710 (76.68%) SQL
2 2425 (68.62%) SQL Server
3 1288 (36.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1265 (35.80%) Oracle
5 1176 (33.28%) T-SQL
6 1107 (31.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1006 (28.47%) Oracle Database
8 928 (26.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 927 (26.23%) Microsoft
10 905 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 856 (24.22%) Finance
12 804 (22.75%) Replication
13 787 (22.27%) Windows
14 670 (18.96%) Linux
15 663 (18.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 611 (17.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 595 (16.84%) Clustering
18 560 (15.85%) Oracle RAC
19 558 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
20 530 (15.00%) MS Excel
21 504 (14.26%) Oracle Database 11g
22 485 (13.72%) Business Intelligence
23 462 (13.07%) SQL Server 2005
24 430 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
25 419 (11.86%) Data Guard
26 409 (11.57%) MySQL
27 387 (10.95%) UNIX
28 385 (10.89%) Relational Database
29 358 (10.13%) PL/SQL
29 358 (10.13%) Oracle Database 10g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 206 (5.83%) WebLogic
2 180 (5.09%) SharePoint
3 109 (3.08%) IIS
4 37 (1.05%) OpenEdge
5 33 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
6 22 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
7 21 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 18 (0.51%) Apache
9 17 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.42%) WordPress
11 14 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (0.34%) Apache Pig
14 11 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
15 10 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.28%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.25%) JBoss
16 9 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 530 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.73%) MS Office
3 18 (0.51%) PowerPivot
4 15 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 201 (5.69%) Oracle EBS
2 144 (4.07%) Oracle Applications
3 139 (3.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 65 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 18 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
8 16 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
13 3 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.085%) Agresso
13 3 (0.085%) CODA-Financials
13 3 (0.085%) Academy Housing
13 3 (0.085%) arcHouse
14 2 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
15 1 (0.028%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 81 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 33 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (0.91%) SaaS
6 23 (0.65%) Office 365
7 9 (0.25%) GitHub
8 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.085%) PaaS
11 1 (0.028%) IaaS
11 1 (0.028%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.15%) SAN
2 30 (0.85%) Internet
3 24 (0.68%) DNS
4 21 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.54%) HTTP
5 19 (0.54%) Firewall
6 17 (0.48%) WAN
7 13 (0.37%) NAS
8 10 (0.28%) VPN
8 10 (0.28%) SSL
9 9 (0.25%) LDAP
10 8 (0.23%) LAN
10 8 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.23%) FTP
11 7 (0.20%) DHCP
12 6 (0.17%) OpenVPN
12 6 (0.17%) Intranet
12 6 (0.17%) Network Security
13 4 (0.11%) DMZ
14 3 (0.085%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2425 (68.62%) SQL Server
2 1107 (31.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1006 (28.47%) Oracle Database
4 928 (26.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 905 (25.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 663 (18.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 611 (17.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 558 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 504 (14.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 462 (13.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 409 (11.57%) MySQL
12 385 (10.89%) Relational Database
13 358 (10.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 306 (8.66%) RDBMS
15 150 (4.24%) Oracle Database 12c
16 149 (4.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 139 (3.93%) OLTP
18 136 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
19 134 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
20 130 (3.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 81 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 54 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 47 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
4 37 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (0.96%) Toad
6 20 (0.57%) JIRA
7 14 (0.40%) ProC
8 13 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.31%) Subversion
10 9 (0.25%) Maven
11 8 (0.23%) Ant
11 8 (0.23%) Hudson
12 6 (0.17%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.17%) Selenium
13 5 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
14 4 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 856 (24.22%) Finance
2 237 (6.71%) Banking
3 92 (2.60%) Retail
4 81 (2.29%) Marketing
5 66 (1.87%) Law
6 59 (1.67%) Legal
7 44 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.10%) Advertising
10 32 (0.91%) Games
11 27 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 26 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.57%) Automotive
14 13 (0.37%) Publishing
15 7 (0.20%) Front Office
16 6 (0.17%) Local Government
17 5 (0.14%) Back Office
17 5 (0.14%) Electronics
18 4 (0.11%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (7.61%) .NET
2 122 (3.45%) Middleware
3 104 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 83 (2.35%) XML
5 65 (1.84%) ASP.NET
6 64 (1.81%) Web Services
7 47 (1.33%) HTML
8 40 (1.13%) LAMP
9 32 (0.91%) COM
9 32 (0.91%) MDX
10 31 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 27 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 21 (0.59%) REST
13 19 (0.54%) JDBC
14 18 (0.51%) CSS
15 17 (0.48%) WCF
16 12 (0.34%) ODBC
17 11 (0.31%) WSH
17 11 (0.31%) WebCenter
18 10 (0.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 804 (22.75%) Replication
2 595 (16.84%) Clustering
3 254 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (3.62%) Statistics
5 98 (2.77%) Computer Science
6 63 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 52 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 47 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 33 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 30 (0.85%) Open Source
10 30 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 25 (0.71%) Social Network
12 22 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
13 18 (0.51%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.45%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.45%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.40%) Derivative
16 12 (0.34%) Kindle
16 12 (0.34%) Oracle Exalogic
17 11 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 787 (22.27%) Windows
2 670 (18.96%) Linux
3 387 (10.95%) UNIX
4 194 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 139 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 93 (2.63%) Solaris
8 90 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (1.50%) HPUX
10 39 (1.10%) AIX
11 20 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (0.34%) CentOS
13 11 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 11 (0.31%) SUSE
14 9 (0.25%) zOS
15 8 (0.23%) VMS
16 4 (0.11%) MVS
17 3 (0.085%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1288 (36.45%) Performance Tuning
2 485 (13.72%) Business Intelligence
3 430 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 320 (9.05%) ETL
5 319 (9.03%) ITIL
6 275 (7.78%) Capacity Planning
7 266 (7.53%) Migration
8 252 (7.13%) Agile Software Development
9 229 (6.48%) Database Security
10 228 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 216 (6.11%) Database Tuning
12 189 (5.35%) High Availability
13 133 (3.76%) Data Modelling
14 131 (3.71%) Service Delivery
14 131 (3.71%) Change Management
15 109 (3.08%) E-Commerce
16 95 (2.69%) Mentoring
17 94 (2.66%) Line Management
17 94 (2.66%) DevOps
18 93 (2.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2710 (76.68%) SQL
2 1176 (33.28%) T-SQL
3 358 (10.13%) PL/SQL
4 227 (6.42%) PowerShell
5 193 (5.46%) Shell Script
6 129 (3.65%) C#
7 104 (2.94%) Java
8 79 (2.24%) Perl
8 79 (2.24%) Python
9 66 (1.87%) VB
10 51 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 48 (1.36%) PHP
12 46 (1.30%) VBScript
13 40 (1.13%) C
14 33 (0.93%) JavaScript
15 16 (0.45%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.42%) sed
16 15 (0.42%) AWK
16 15 (0.42%) Korn
17 14 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 315 (8.91%) Degree
2 252 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 186 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 144 (4.07%) Oracle Certification
5 138 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 134 (3.79%) MCITP
7 113 (3.20%) OCP
8 104 (2.94%) MCTS
9 99 (2.80%) VCP4
10 68 (1.92%) DV Cleared
11 55 (1.56%) MCDBA
12 35 (0.99%) MCSA
13 25 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.62%) MCSE
15 19 (0.54%) OCA
16 10 (0.28%) MCT
16 10 (0.28%) HND
16 10 (0.28%) IBM Certification
17 8 (0.23%) ACCA
17 8 (0.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (3.59%) SLA
2 89 (2.52%) QA
3 26 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.085%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.057%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.057%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.057%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.028%) TickIT
8 1 (0.028%) COBIT
System Software
1 560 (15.85%) Oracle RAC
2 339 (9.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 110 (3.11%) Active Directory
4 56 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.37%) vSphere
7 11 (0.31%) HDFS
8 10 (0.28%) Firmware
9 9 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 9 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.17%) Openswan
10 6 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.17%) XenApp
11 5 (0.14%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.11%) OCFS2
13 3 (0.085%) NFS
14 2 (0.057%) Samba
14 2 (0.057%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.028%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.028%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 419 (11.86%) Data Guard
2 150 (4.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 41 (1.16%) Foglight
4 39 (1.10%) HAProxy
5 24 (0.68%) SCOM
6 19 (0.54%) Nagios
7 13 (0.37%) Puppet
8 12 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (0.23%) HP SIM
9 8 (0.23%) Unicenter
10 7 (0.20%) SCCM
10 7 (0.20%) Cacti
11 6 (0.17%) OMEGAMON
11 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle Statspack
12 5 (0.14%) WSUS
12 5 (0.14%) Ganglia
12 5 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.14%) Ansible
13 4 (0.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1265 (35.80%) Oracle
2 927 (26.23%) Microsoft
3 140 (3.96%) Red Hat
4 119 (3.37%) VMware
5 108 (3.06%) Sybase
6 72 (2.04%) SAP
7 70 (1.98%) IBM
8 58 (1.64%) Hyperion
9 51 (1.44%) Business Objects
10 46 (1.30%) NetApp
11 42 (1.19%) HP
12 34 (0.96%) Red Gate
13 29 (0.82%) Imperva
14 28 (0.79%) Facebook
15 25 (0.71%) Teradata
15 25 (0.71%) Citrix
16 22 (0.62%) Remedy
16 22 (0.62%) Tableau
17 20 (0.57%) Twitter
18 17 (0.48%) Sony
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
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Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Market leading benefits package
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Bristol, Avon
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