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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 187 158 119
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1623 1912 2453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.83% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.94% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1420 1579 2070
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -10 662 £57,000 +5.55% 80
South East -16 320 £45,000 - 31
North West +6 170 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Yorkshire -17 148 £40,000 - 25
East of England -78 90 £50,000 +17.64% 11
South West -4 82 £41,500 +3.75% 13
East Midlands +42 67 £41,500 -5.14% 11
West Midlands -56 65 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North East +10 22 £31,500 -18.70% 1
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 2738 (78.48%) SQL
2 2480 (71.08%) SQL Server
3 1278 (36.63%) Performance Tuning
4 1211 (34.71%) T-SQL
5 1189 (34.08%) Oracle
6 1177 (33.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 977 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 965 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 933 (26.74%) Oracle Database
10 898 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 845 (24.22%) Finance
12 807 (23.13%) Replication
13 793 (22.73%) Windows
14 703 (20.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 658 (18.86%) Linux
16 649 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
17 625 (17.91%) Clustering
18 571 (16.37%) Data Warehouse
19 543 (15.56%) MS Excel
20 524 (15.02%) Oracle RAC
21 516 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
22 470 (13.47%) SQL Server 2005
23 457 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
24 436 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
25 382 (10.95%) MySQL
25 382 (10.95%) Data Guard
26 380 (10.89%) Relational Database
27 379 (10.86%) UNIX
28 346 (9.92%) PL/SQL
29 336 (9.63%) Oracle Database 10g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 173 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 167 (4.79%) WebLogic
3 121 (3.47%) IIS
4 31 (0.89%) OpenEdge
5 28 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
6 25 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
7 18 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.43%) Apache
9 13 (0.37%) WordPress
9 13 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.34%) Apache Pig
10 12 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 543 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.69%) MS Office
3 16 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 5 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 168 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 120 (3.44%) Oracle Applications
3 114 (3.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 63 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.14%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.086%) Agresso
11 3 (0.086%) CODA-Financials
11 3 (0.086%) Academy Housing
11 3 (0.086%) arcHouse
12 2 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.057%) Oracle Receivables
13 1 (0.029%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 79 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 28 (0.80%) SaaS
6 21 (0.60%) Office 365
7 7 (0.20%) GitHub
7 7 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.086%) Datadog
9 3 (0.086%) PaaS
10 1 (0.029%) IaaS
10 1 (0.029%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.029%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.09%) SAN
2 35 (1.00%) Internet
3 22 (0.63%) DNS
3 22 (0.63%) Firewall
4 20 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.54%) HTTP
6 17 (0.49%) WAN
7 14 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 14 (0.40%) NAS
8 11 (0.32%) VPN
9 10 (0.29%) LAN
9 10 (0.29%) FTP
10 9 (0.26%) LDAP
10 9 (0.26%) SSL
11 8 (0.23%) Network Security
12 6 (0.17%) OpenVPN
13 5 (0.14%) DHCP
14 4 (0.11%) DMZ
14 4 (0.11%) Intranet
14 4 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2480 (71.08%) SQL Server
2 1177 (33.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 977 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 933 (26.74%) Oracle Database
5 898 (25.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 703 (20.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 649 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 571 (16.37%) Data Warehouse
9 470 (13.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 457 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 382 (10.95%) MySQL
12 380 (10.89%) Relational Database
13 336 (9.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 299 (8.57%) RDBMS
15 176 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 149 (4.27%) Oracle Database 12c
17 138 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
18 129 (3.70%) DTS
19 125 (3.58%) Oracle Reports
20 117 (3.35%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 82 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 60 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 42 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 42 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (1.03%) Toad
5 12 (0.34%) ProC
5 12 (0.34%) JIRA
6 11 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.29%) Subversion
8 9 (0.26%) Hudson
9 7 (0.20%) Selenium
10 5 (0.14%) Ant
10 5 (0.14%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.14%) Maven
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (0.086%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.029%) Liquibase
General
1 845 (24.22%) Finance
2 249 (7.14%) Banking
3 86 (2.46%) Retail
4 84 (2.41%) Marketing
5 55 (1.58%) Law
5 55 (1.58%) Legal
6 47 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 42 (1.20%) Advertising
8 38 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 30 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 30 (0.86%) Games
10 28 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.52%) Automotive
12 14 (0.40%) Publishing
13 10 (0.29%) Local Government
14 7 (0.20%) Front Office
15 5 (0.14%) Electronics
15 5 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.11%) Back Office
16 4 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (7.80%) .NET
2 105 (3.01%) Middleware
3 81 (2.32%) XML
4 80 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 70 (2.01%) Web Services
6 62 (1.78%) ASP.NET
7 48 (1.38%) HTML
8 43 (1.23%) LAMP
9 33 (0.95%) COM
10 31 (0.89%) MDX
11 30 (0.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 25 (0.72%) .NET Framework
13 21 (0.60%) JDBC
13 21 (0.60%) REST
14 17 (0.49%) CSS
15 16 (0.46%) WCF
16 12 (0.34%) ODBC
17 9 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (0.26%) WebCenter
17 9 (0.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 807 (23.13%) Replication
2 625 (17.91%) Clustering
3 260 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 117 (3.35%) Statistics
5 90 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 63 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 57 (1.63%) Hedge funds
8 52 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 32 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 31 (0.89%) N-Tier
11 26 (0.75%) Social Network
12 25 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
12 25 (0.72%) Open Source
13 17 (0.49%) Social Media
13 17 (0.49%) Mathematics
13 17 (0.49%) Derivative
14 14 (0.40%) Mainframe
14 14 (0.40%) BBC
14 14 (0.40%) Kindle
15 13 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 793 (22.73%) Windows
2 658 (18.86%) Linux
3 379 (10.86%) UNIX
4 197 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 148 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 95 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 90 (2.58%) Solaris
9 47 (1.35%) HPUX
10 37 (1.06%) AIX
11 19 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.29%) CentOS
14 10 (0.29%) SUSE
15 8 (0.23%) VMS
16 7 (0.20%) zOS
17 4 (0.11%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.086%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1278 (36.63%) Performance Tuning
2 516 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
3 436 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 323 (9.26%) ETL
5 301 (8.63%) Capacity Planning
6 288 (8.25%) ITIL
7 276 (7.91%) Migration
8 239 (6.85%) Database Security
9 238 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 225 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
11 211 (6.05%) Database Tuning
12 197 (5.65%) High Availability
13 134 (3.84%) Service Delivery
14 130 (3.73%) Data Modelling
15 127 (3.64%) Change Management
16 97 (2.78%) Data Management
16 97 (2.78%) Line Management
17 93 (2.67%) DevOps
18 89 (2.55%) Mentoring
19 87 (2.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2738 (78.48%) SQL
2 1211 (34.71%) T-SQL
3 346 (9.92%) PL/SQL
4 230 (6.59%) PowerShell
5 181 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 124 (3.55%) C#
7 112 (3.21%) Java
8 90 (2.58%) Python
9 87 (2.49%) Perl
10 67 (1.92%) VB
11 55 (1.58%) Bash Shell
12 45 (1.29%) C
13 44 (1.26%) VBScript
14 42 (1.20%) PHP
15 32 (0.92%) JavaScript
16 20 (0.57%) Korn
17 18 (0.52%) VB.NET
18 17 (0.49%) Ruby
19 16 (0.46%) AWK
19 16 (0.46%) sed
Qualifications
1 308 (8.83%) Degree
2 244 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 165 (4.73%) Security Cleared
4 139 (3.98%) Oracle Certification
5 132 (3.78%) MCITP
6 124 (3.55%) SC Cleared
7 115 (3.30%) OCP
8 89 (2.55%) MCTS
9 61 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 54 (1.55%) MCDBA
11 35 (1.00%) MCSA
12 22 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (0.54%) OCA
13 19 (0.54%) MCSE
14 13 (0.37%) HND
15 11 (0.32%) MCT
15 11 (0.32%) IBM Certification
16 8 (0.23%) MCP
17 4 (0.11%) ACCA
17 4 (0.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.41%) SLA
2 75 (2.15%) QA
3 26 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 25 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.057%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.057%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.029%) TickIT
8 1 (0.029%) COBIT
8 1 (0.029%) JSP 440
System Software
1 524 (15.02%) Oracle RAC
2 112 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.40%) Oracle Clusterware
5 41 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.46%) vSphere
7 11 (0.32%) HDFS
8 9 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 8 (0.23%) Firmware
10 6 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.17%) XenApp
10 6 (0.17%) Openswan
11 5 (0.14%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.11%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.11%) Samba
12 4 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.086%) NFS
14 2 (0.057%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.029%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 382 (10.95%) Data Guard
2 324 (9.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 133 (3.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 54 (1.55%) Oracle Flashback
5 33 (0.95%) HAProxy
6 32 (0.92%) Foglight
7 19 (0.54%) Nagios
8 18 (0.52%) SCOM
9 11 (0.32%) Puppet
10 10 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (0.23%) Unicenter
12 7 (0.20%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.20%) Cacti
13 6 (0.17%) Ansible
13 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
14 5 (0.14%) Oracle Statspack
14 5 (0.14%) WSUS
14 5 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.14%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1189 (34.08%) Oracle
2 965 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 137 (3.93%) Red Hat
4 128 (3.67%) VMware
5 112 (3.21%) Sybase
6 83 (2.38%) SAP
7 64 (1.83%) IBM
8 59 (1.69%) Hyperion
9 55 (1.58%) Business Objects
10 44 (1.26%) HP
11 39 (1.12%) NetApp
12 37 (1.06%) Facebook
13 35 (1.00%) Red Gate
14 25 (0.72%) Teradata
14 25 (0.72%) Citrix
15 23 (0.66%) Sony
15 23 (0.66%) Tableau
16 22 (0.63%) Twitter
17 21 (0.60%) Remedy
18 20 (0.57%) Imperva
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum bonus, pension, medical, training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
EDWARD CARTER SOLUTIONS
Salary: £Negotiable + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40-55k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
England
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £60000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28,352 - £32,870 per annum
Posted: Yesterday