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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 202 175 144
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1623 1790 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.68% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.78% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1508 1769
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,400
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -46 588 £55,000 +4.76% 53
South East +39 398 £42,250 -11.05% 53
North West +39 194 £42,500 -5.55% 31
Yorkshire -38 112 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England -16 98 £45,000 +7.14% 19
West Midlands -25 88 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Midlands +34 85 £37,500 -11.76% 7
South West -41 62 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North East -23 7 £35,000 -17.64% 4
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2525 (74.73%) SQL
2 2388 (70.67%) SQL Server
3 1391 (41.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1264 (37.41%) Oracle
5 1194 (35.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1171 (34.66%) T-SQL
7 1093 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1036 (30.66%) Oracle Database
9 887 (26.25%) Microsoft
10 875 (25.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 874 (25.87%) Replication
12 802 (23.73%) Clustering
13 750 (22.20%) Finance
14 737 (21.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 737 (21.81%) SQL Server 2012
15 650 (19.24%) Windows
16 626 (18.53%) Linux
17 599 (17.73%) Oracle Database 11g
18 590 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
19 577 (17.08%) Business Intelligence
20 522 (15.45%) MS Excel
21 505 (14.95%) Oracle RAC
22 497 (14.71%) Relational Database
23 433 (12.81%) Data Guard
24 411 (12.16%) UNIX
25 407 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
26 402 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
27 357 (10.57%) Disaster Recovery
28 356 (10.54%) RDBMS
29 352 (10.42%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 219 (6.48%) WebLogic
2 148 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 105 (3.11%) Oracle Application Server
4 101 (2.99%) IIS
5 50 (1.48%) Apache
6 39 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 31 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (0.83%) JBoss
8 28 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 26 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
10 15 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.44%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.30%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
12 9 (0.27%) Lync
12 9 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.27%) OpenEdge
12 9 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 522 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.21%) MS Office
3 12 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.27%) PowerPivot
5 7 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.089%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.030%) MS Project
8 1 (0.030%) SPSS
8 1 (0.030%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 241 (7.13%) Oracle EBS
2 218 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
3 141 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 39 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
5 17 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
8 13 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
12 7 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
14 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 4 (0.12%) Agresso
15 4 (0.12%) Primavera
15 4 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 4 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 77 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.45%) SaaS
4 20 (0.59%) PaaS
5 11 (0.33%) GitHub
6 9 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.089%) Office 365
10 1 (0.030%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.43%) Internet
2 79 (2.34%) SAN
3 62 (1.83%) Firewall
4 61 (1.81%) DNS
5 31 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.71%) VPN
7 15 (0.44%) SSL
7 15 (0.44%) NAS
8 14 (0.41%) VLAN
9 13 (0.38%) SMTP
10 12 (0.36%) WAN
11 11 (0.33%) Kerberos
11 11 (0.33%) LAN
12 9 (0.27%) LDAP
12 9 (0.27%) DHCP
12 9 (0.27%) HTTP
12 9 (0.27%) SNMP
12 9 (0.27%) Intranet
13 8 (0.24%) SSH
14 5 (0.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2388 (70.67%) SQL Server
2 1194 (35.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1093 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1036 (30.66%) Oracle Database
5 875 (25.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 737 (21.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 737 (21.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 599 (17.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 590 (17.46%) Data Warehouse
9 497 (14.71%) Relational Database
10 407 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
11 356 (10.54%) RDBMS
12 300 (8.88%) MySQL
13 277 (8.20%) Oracle Database 10g
14 239 (7.07%) Oracle Database 12c
15 233 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 152 (4.50%) SQL Server 2000
17 126 (3.73%) Oracle Exadata
18 125 (3.70%) OLTP
19 108 (3.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 81 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 65 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 37 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
5 35 (1.04%) Toad
6 21 (0.62%) Git (software)
7 20 (0.59%) JIRA
8 15 (0.44%) Subversion
9 14 (0.41%) Hudson
9 14 (0.41%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.30%) ProC
11 8 (0.24%) ERwin
12 6 (0.18%) Selenium
13 3 (0.089%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.089%) JConsole
13 3 (0.089%) Ant
14 2 (0.059%) Liquibase
14 2 (0.059%) Flyway
15 1 (0.030%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.030%) Dreamweaver
General
1 750 (22.20%) Finance
2 261 (7.72%) Banking
3 118 (3.49%) Retail
4 69 (2.04%) Marketing
5 64 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 63 (1.86%) Legal
7 57 (1.69%) Law
8 43 (1.27%) Advertising
9 41 (1.21%) Games
10 31 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 26 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.47%) Local Government
14 8 (0.24%) Publishing
15 7 (0.21%) Front Office
16 6 (0.18%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.15%) Back Office
17 5 (0.15%) Electronics
18 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.12%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (5.68%) .NET
2 141 (4.17%) Middleware
3 108 (3.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 87 (2.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 46 (1.36%) XML
6 43 (1.27%) Web Services
7 40 (1.18%) HTML
8 29 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 24 (0.71%) ASP.NET
10 23 (0.68%) COM
11 19 (0.56%) JDBC
12 17 (0.50%) Entity Framework
13 14 (0.41%) WebCenter
14 13 (0.38%) CSS
15 12 (0.36%) MDX
16 10 (0.30%) LAMP
17 9 (0.27%) LINQ
18 7 (0.21%) REST
19 6 (0.18%) SAML
19 6 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 874 (25.87%) Replication
2 802 (23.73%) Clustering
3 271 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 90 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 82 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 76 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 66 (1.95%) Statistics
9 62 (1.83%) Oracle Exalogic
10 42 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 40 (1.18%) Hedge funds
12 37 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (0.86%) Data Integration
14 23 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.53%) Mathematics
15 18 (0.53%) User Experience
16 16 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
17 15 (0.44%) BBC
17 15 (0.44%) Mainframe
18 14 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 650 (19.24%) Windows
2 626 (18.53%) Linux
3 411 (12.16%) UNIX
4 128 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 100 (2.96%) Solaris
7 99 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 97 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (1.27%) AIX
10 25 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.62%) CentOS
12 19 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (0.44%) zOS
14 10 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.30%) Android
15 9 (0.27%) Debian
16 8 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.15%) HPUX
18 4 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1391 (41.17%) Performance Tuning
2 577 (17.08%) Business Intelligence
3 402 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
4 357 (10.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 352 (10.42%) ETL
6 334 (9.88%) ITIL
7 260 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 260 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 259 (7.66%) Migration
9 242 (7.16%) High Availability
10 227 (6.72%) Database Mirroring
11 199 (5.89%) Database Security
12 184 (5.45%) Change Management
13 156 (4.62%) Database Tuning
14 104 (3.08%) SOA
15 101 (2.99%) Incident Management
16 98 (2.90%) Data Modelling
17 90 (2.66%) Service Delivery
18 88 (2.60%) Mentoring
19 87 (2.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2525 (74.73%) SQL
2 1171 (34.66%) T-SQL
3 275 (8.14%) PL/SQL
4 232 (6.87%) PowerShell
5 169 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 117 (3.46%) Java
7 89 (2.63%) C#
8 87 (2.57%) Perl
9 65 (1.92%) Python
10 50 (1.48%) C
11 46 (1.36%) VBScript
12 42 (1.24%) VB
13 41 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 37 (1.09%) JavaScript
15 35 (1.04%) PHP
16 28 (0.83%) VB.NET
17 24 (0.71%) Korn
18 22 (0.65%) Ruby
18 22 (0.65%) C++
19 15 (0.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 286 (8.46%) Degree
2 242 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 165 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
4 159 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 115 (3.40%) OCP
6 104 (3.08%) MCITP
7 98 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 70 (2.07%) MCTS
9 54 (1.60%) MCSA
10 40 (1.18%) MCSE
11 34 (1.01%) DV Cleared
12 33 (0.98%) MCDBA
13 24 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.53%) HND
15 15 (0.44%) MCP
16 11 (0.33%) OCA
17 10 (0.30%) IBM Certification
18 5 (0.15%) RHCE
18 5 (0.15%) MCT
18 5 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (2.84%) SLA
2 89 (2.63%) QA
3 18 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.089%) TickIT
8 1 (0.030%) COBIT
8 1 (0.030%) EMIR
8 1 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 505 (14.95%) Oracle RAC
2 92 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 45 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
5 11 (0.33%) vSphere
6 8 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (0.15%) SRDF
8 4 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.12%) Firmware
9 3 (0.089%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.089%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.089%) KVM
10 2 (0.059%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.059%) NFS
10 2 (0.059%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.059%) Samba
11 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 433 (12.81%) Data Guard
2 327 (9.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 114 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 26 (0.77%) Oracle Flashback
5 18 (0.53%) Puppet
5 18 (0.53%) Ansible
5 18 (0.53%) logstash
6 17 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 17 (0.50%) Oracle Statspack
7 15 (0.44%) SCOM
8 13 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.30%) OMEGAMON
11 9 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
12 8 (0.24%) SCCM
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (0.12%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.12%) Foglight
14 3 (0.089%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.089%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 1264 (37.41%) Oracle
2 887 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 161 (4.76%) VMware
4 145 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 89 (2.63%) IBM
6 70 (2.07%) Red Gate
7 64 (1.89%) Sybase
8 60 (1.78%) SAP
9 49 (1.45%) Facebook
10 38 (1.12%) Google
11 37 (1.09%) Cognos
12 36 (1.07%) NetApp
13 34 (1.01%) Tableau
14 28 (0.83%) HP
14 28 (0.83%) Sun
15 27 (0.80%) Siebel
16 25 (0.74%) EMC
17 22 (0.65%) EnterpriseDB
18 21 (0.62%) Hyperion
19 19 (0.56%) Veritas
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Career Progression
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus (c. 100%) + benefits
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South East London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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South East London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: 45k + pension + healthcare + gym membership
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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