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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 188 164 132
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1679 1975 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.80% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.90% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1659 1855
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £38,000
% 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 727 £60,000 +14.28% 82
South East -30 327 £45,000 - 40
North West -11 134 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire -11 134 £39,500 -1.25% 25
East of England -43 125 £50,000 +11.11% 9
West Midlands -15 85 £38,750 -8.82% 15
South West +13 71 £41,500 +3.75% 11
East Midlands +28 60 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North East -31 7 £22,500 -43.75%
Midlands -8 1 £70,000 +33.33%
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2607 (79.07%) SQL
2 2421 (73.43%) SQL Server
3 1251 (37.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1200 (36.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1194 (36.21%) T-SQL
6 1117 (33.88%) Oracle
7 1037 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 942 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 929 (28.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 875 (26.54%) Oracle Database
11 829 (25.14%) Finance
12 796 (24.14%) Replication
13 749 (22.72%) Windows
14 740 (22.44%) Clustering
15 700 (21.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 681 (20.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 614 (18.62%) Linux
18 550 (16.68%) MS Excel
19 538 (16.32%) Data Warehouse
20 519 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
21 503 (15.26%) Oracle RAC
22 472 (14.32%) SQL Server 2005
23 452 (13.71%) Oracle Database 11g
24 402 (12.19%) Data Guard
25 398 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
26 389 (11.80%) UNIX
27 384 (11.65%) Relational Database
28 357 (10.83%) Capacity Planning
29 342 (10.37%) MySQL
30 315 (9.55%) RDBMS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 145 (4.40%) WebLogic
2 136 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 128 (3.88%) IIS
4 53 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
5 36 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
6 27 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (0.79%) Apache
8 22 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (0.49%) JBoss
10 14 (0.42%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.33%) OpenEdge
11 11 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.30%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (0.27%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle 9iAS
14 6 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.15%) WordPress
15 5 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 550 (16.68%) MS Excel
2 66 (2.00%) MS Office
3 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.21%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.091%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 160 (4.85%) Oracle EBS
2 141 (4.28%) Oracle Applications
3 114 (3.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 50 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 18 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
6 15 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.18%) Agresso
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
14 3 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 3 (0.091%) CODA-Financials
14 3 (0.091%) Primavera
15 2 (0.061%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 89 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (0.85%) SaaS
5 7 (0.21%) GitHub
5 7 (0.21%) Office 365
6 6 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.12%) PaaS
9 3 (0.091%) Datadog
9 3 (0.091%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.030%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.030%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.030%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.40%) SAN
2 53 (1.61%) Internet
3 49 (1.49%) DNS
4 43 (1.30%) Firewall
5 25 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.58%) WAN
6 19 (0.58%) VPN
7 15 (0.45%) HTTP
7 15 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 14 (0.42%) SSL
9 13 (0.39%) DHCP
10 12 (0.36%) LAN
11 11 (0.33%) NAS
11 11 (0.33%) LDAP
12 8 (0.24%) VLAN
12 8 (0.24%) Network Security
13 6 (0.18%) SSH
13 6 (0.18%) Intranet
13 6 (0.18%) OpenVPN
14 5 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2421 (73.43%) SQL Server
2 1200 (36.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1037 (31.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 929 (28.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 875 (26.54%) Oracle Database
6 700 (21.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 681 (20.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 538 (16.32%) Data Warehouse
9 472 (14.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 452 (13.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 384 (11.65%) Relational Database
12 342 (10.37%) MySQL
13 315 (9.55%) RDBMS
14 279 (8.46%) Oracle Database 10g
15 197 (5.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 144 (4.37%) Oracle Database 12c
17 112 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
18 104 (3.15%) DTS
19 103 (3.12%) DB2
19 103 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 85 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 39 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (1.00%) Toad
4 31 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
4 31 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.42%) ProC
6 12 (0.36%) Hudson
7 11 (0.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.30%) JIRA
8 10 (0.30%) Selenium
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.15%) Subversion
11 3 (0.091%) JConsole
11 3 (0.091%) Ant
12 2 (0.061%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.061%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.061%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.061%) Flyway
12 2 (0.061%) Liquibase
13 1 (0.030%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 829 (25.14%) Finance
2 269 (8.16%) Banking
3 86 (2.61%) Retail
4 66 (2.00%) Marketing
5 47 (1.43%) Legal
6 44 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.12%) Law
7 37 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 35 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 32 (0.97%) Advertising
9 32 (0.97%) Games
10 22 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.39%) Publishing
11 13 (0.39%) Local Government
12 9 (0.27%) Automotive
13 7 (0.21%) Front Office
14 6 (0.18%) Back Office
15 4 (0.12%) International Banking
15 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (6.98%) .NET
2 98 (2.97%) Middleware
3 68 (2.06%) Web Services
4 65 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 63 (1.91%) XML
6 48 (1.46%) HTML
7 47 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 32 (0.97%) ASP.NET
9 30 (0.91%) COM
10 28 (0.85%) LAMP
10 28 (0.85%) JDBC
11 22 (0.67%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.45%) CSS
13 11 (0.33%) MDX
14 10 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (0.30%) WebCenter
15 9 (0.27%) REST
16 8 (0.24%) J2EE
16 8 (0.24%) WCF
17 6 (0.18%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 796 (24.14%) Replication
2 740 (22.44%) Clustering
3 234 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (3.34%) Statistics
5 66 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 51 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 41 (1.24%) Data Structures
8 39 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 39 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 29 (0.88%) Oracle Exalogic
9 29 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 28 (0.85%) Public Cloud
11 24 (0.73%) Social Network
12 23 (0.70%) N-Tier
13 22 (0.67%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.61%) Derivative
15 19 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.52%) Social Media
16 17 (0.52%) Open Source
17 16 (0.49%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 749 (22.72%) Windows
2 614 (18.62%) Linux
3 389 (11.80%) UNIX
4 173 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 144 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 74 (2.24%) Solaris
9 32 (0.97%) AIX
10 30 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 28 (0.85%) HPUX
12 21 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (0.39%) CentOS
14 13 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.27%) zOS
16 8 (0.24%) Debian
17 7 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.21%) SUSE
18 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1251 (37.94%) Performance Tuning
2 519 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
3 398 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 357 (10.83%) Capacity Planning
5 307 (9.31%) ETL
6 303 (9.19%) ITIL
7 274 (8.31%) Migration
8 251 (7.61%) Database Security
9 232 (7.04%) High Availability
10 229 (6.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 220 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
12 203 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
13 192 (5.82%) Database Tuning
14 139 (4.22%) Change Management
15 115 (3.49%) Service Delivery
16 113 (3.43%) Data Modelling
17 91 (2.76%) Line Management
18 89 (2.70%) Data Management
19 84 (2.55%) Data Migration
20 73 (2.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2607 (79.07%) SQL
2 1194 (36.21%) T-SQL
3 304 (9.22%) PL/SQL
4 249 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 153 (4.64%) Shell Script
6 135 (4.09%) Java
7 91 (2.76%) C#
8 80 (2.43%) Python
9 79 (2.40%) Perl
10 58 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 49 (1.49%) C
12 46 (1.40%) VB
13 43 (1.30%) VBScript
14 31 (0.94%) JavaScript
15 30 (0.91%) PHP
16 29 (0.88%) Ruby
17 22 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 21 (0.64%) C++
19 16 (0.49%) Korn
20 12 (0.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 258 (7.83%) Degree
2 236 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 153 (4.64%) Oracle Certification
4 133 (4.03%) OCP
5 124 (3.76%) Security Cleared
6 122 (3.70%) MCITP
7 85 (2.58%) MCTS
8 78 (2.37%) SC Cleared
9 44 (1.33%) MCDBA
10 34 (1.03%) MCSA
11 32 (0.97%) DV Cleared
12 23 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.64%) MCSE
13 21 (0.64%) HND
14 16 (0.49%) IBM Certification
15 12 (0.36%) OCA
16 11 (0.33%) MCP
17 10 (0.30%) MCT
18 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
19 2 (0.061%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (3.18%) SLA
2 64 (1.94%) QA
3 26 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) TickIT
8 2 (0.061%) COBIT
9 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 503 (15.26%) Oracle RAC
2 95 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 87 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (1.55%) Oracle Clusterware
5 31 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.61%) vSphere
7 6 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.18%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.18%) XenApp
7 6 (0.18%) Openswan
8 5 (0.15%) PowerHA
8 5 (0.15%) NFS
9 4 (0.12%) Samba
9 4 (0.12%) Firmware
9 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.12%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.061%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.061%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.030%) XenServer
11 1 (0.030%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 402 (12.19%) Data Guard
2 281 (8.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 113 (3.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 41 (1.24%) Oracle Flashback
5 17 (0.52%) SCOM
6 15 (0.45%) Ansible
6 15 (0.45%) Foglight
6 15 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 14 (0.42%) Nagios
8 12 (0.36%) Puppet
9 11 (0.33%) logstash
10 9 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
11 8 (0.24%) Unicenter
11 8 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
12 7 (0.21%) SCCM
13 6 (0.18%) Cacti
13 6 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
13 6 (0.18%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.15%) Ganglia
14 5 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1117 (33.88%) Oracle
2 942 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 164 (4.97%) Red Hat
4 159 (4.82%) VMware
5 88 (2.67%) Sybase
6 84 (2.55%) SAP
7 68 (2.06%) IBM
8 44 (1.33%) Business Objects
8 44 (1.33%) Facebook
9 33 (1.00%) HP
10 32 (0.97%) Red Gate
11 31 (0.94%) NetApp
12 30 (0.91%) Hyperion
13 24 (0.73%) Remedy
13 24 (0.73%) Citrix
14 23 (0.70%) Twitter
14 23 (0.70%) Tableau
15 22 (0.67%) Teradata
15 22 (0.67%) Google
16 20 (0.61%) EMC
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Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Exsurgo
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
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Horsham, West Sussex
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £42000 Per Annum
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West Midlands
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Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Pension
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