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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 254 198 167
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1299 1725 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.67% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.73% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1477 1721
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -50 550 £55,000 -4.34% 40
South East -77 189 £44,000 -2.22% 17
Yorkshire +2 143 £40,000 - 16
North West -14 112 £45,000 +5.88% 12
South West +35 110 £42,500 +2.40% 19
East of England -31 77 £42,500 -15.00% 7
West Midlands -30 62 £45,000 +15.38% 11
East Midlands -16 46 £42,500 -3.40% 7
North East +2 6 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Midlands -2 1 £45,000 -35.71%
South Coast - 1 £50,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2358 (78.78%) SQL
2 2102 (70.23%) SQL Server
3 1135 (37.92%) Performance Tuning
4 1096 (36.62%) Oracle
5 1002 (33.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 925 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 924 (30.87%) T-SQL
8 882 (29.47%) Oracle Database
9 863 (28.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 780 (26.06%) Microsoft
11 708 (23.66%) Finance
12 701 (23.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 686 (22.92%) Replication
14 659 (22.02%) High Availability
15 549 (18.34%) Windows
16 541 (18.08%) Relational Database
17 533 (17.81%) Clustering
18 531 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
19 513 (17.14%) Linux
20 481 (16.07%) Oracle RAC
21 475 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
22 467 (15.60%) SQL Server 2014
23 445 (14.87%) MS Excel
24 427 (14.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 417 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
26 408 (13.63%) Oracle Database 12c
27 405 (13.53%) Data Guard
28 400 (13.36%) Oracle RMAN
29 369 (12.33%) RDBMS
29 369 (12.33%) Data Warehouse

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 196 (6.55%) WebLogic
2 96 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 52 (1.74%) Apache
4 48 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (1.27%) IIS
6 31 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
7 21 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 19 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 17 (0.57%) Oracle Spatial
11 12 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.30%) JBoss
14 6 (0.20%) Confluence
14 6 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.20%) Skype for Business
15 5 (0.17%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
16 4 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 445 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.90%) MS Office
3 7 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.17%) SPSS
5 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 171 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 152 (5.08%) Oracle Applications
3 99 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 63 (2.10%) Oracle 11i
5 25 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
6 19 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
7 11 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
11 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.13%) SystmOne
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Utilities
13 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.067%) SAP Payroll
14 1 (0.033%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 1 (0.033%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 99 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.04%) SaaS
4 19 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.47%) PaaS
7 8 (0.27%) IaaS
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.067%) Office 365
10 1 (0.033%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.033%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.41%) SAN
2 40 (1.34%) NAS
3 39 (1.30%) Firewall
4 38 (1.27%) Internet
5 34 (1.14%) DNS
6 22 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 20 (0.67%) LDAP
8 12 (0.40%) FTP
9 9 (0.30%) HTTP
10 8 (0.27%) LAN
10 8 (0.27%) WAN
11 5 (0.17%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.13%) DHCP
12 4 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.13%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.10%) Intranet
13 3 (0.10%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.10%) SSL
13 3 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2102 (70.23%) SQL Server
2 1002 (33.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 925 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 882 (29.47%) Oracle Database
5 863 (28.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 701 (23.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 541 (18.08%) Relational Database
8 531 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 467 (15.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 427 (14.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 408 (13.63%) Oracle Database 12c
12 369 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
12 369 (12.33%) RDBMS
13 311 (10.39%) MySQL
14 308 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 276 (9.22%) Oracle Database 10g
16 136 (4.54%) NoSQL
17 134 (4.48%) MongoDB
18 133 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 124 (4.14%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 60 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 30 (1.00%) Toad
4 26 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 26 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 25 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 22 (0.74%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.43%) Hudson
8 12 (0.40%) ERwin
8 12 (0.40%) JIRA
9 11 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (0.30%) Subversion
11 8 (0.27%) Ant
11 8 (0.27%) Liquibase
12 7 (0.23%) Maven
13 5 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.17%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.067%) MSI
14 2 (0.067%) ProC
15 1 (0.033%) JUnit
General
1 708 (23.66%) Finance
2 172 (5.75%) Banking
3 90 (3.01%) Law
4 75 (2.51%) Legal
5 74 (2.47%) Retail
6 69 (2.31%) Marketing
7 63 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 58 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 41 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.34%) Games
11 37 (1.24%) Publishing
12 25 (0.84%) Advertising
13 16 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.40%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.23%) Electronics
15 7 (0.23%) Local Government
16 5 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.13%) Back Office
18 3 (0.10%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (5.55%) .NET
2 140 (4.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 138 (4.61%) Middleware
4 47 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 40 (1.34%) XML
6 28 (0.94%) Web Services
7 27 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 27 (0.90%) MDX
8 23 (0.77%) Entity Framework
9 20 (0.67%) ASP.NET
10 18 (0.60%) J2EE
11 14 (0.47%) HTML
11 14 (0.47%) LAMP
12 13 (0.43%) REST
13 12 (0.40%) COM
14 11 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (0.33%) CakePHP
15 10 (0.33%) ODBC
16 7 (0.23%) Hibernate
17 6 (0.20%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 686 (22.92%) Replication
2 533 (17.81%) Clustering
3 165 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 61 (2.04%) Statistics
6 55 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 55 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 32 (1.07%) Mainframe
8 29 (0.97%) CMDB
9 27 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 25 (0.84%) Online Games
11 23 (0.77%) Digital Media
12 19 (0.63%) Data Integration
13 18 (0.60%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.57%) iPad
15 16 (0.53%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.47%) Data Extraction
16 14 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
17 12 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 549 (18.34%) Windows
2 513 (17.14%) Linux
3 313 (10.46%) Unix
4 194 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 134 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 132 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 89 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 87 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (2.77%) Solaris
10 76 (2.54%) AIX
11 28 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 22 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 21 (0.70%) CentOS
14 17 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (0.47%) zOS
16 12 (0.40%) SUSE
17 5 (0.17%) VMS
18 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
19 2 (0.067%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.067%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1135 (37.92%) Performance Tuning
2 659 (22.02%) High Availability
3 475 (15.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 417 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
5 336 (11.23%) ETL
6 302 (10.09%) Capacity Planning
7 285 (9.52%) ITIL
8 234 (7.82%) Migration
9 227 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
10 219 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 162 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 142 (4.74%) Database Mirroring
13 133 (4.44%) Database Tuning
14 127 (4.24%) Incident Management
15 126 (4.21%) Database Security
16 121 (4.04%) Data Management
17 104 (3.47%) Change Management
18 88 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
19 87 (2.91%) DevOps
20 86 (2.87%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2358 (78.78%) SQL
2 924 (30.87%) T-SQL
3 364 (12.16%) PL/SQL
4 284 (9.49%) Shell Script
5 162 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 86 (2.87%) Perl
7 77 (2.57%) C#
8 66 (2.21%) Java
9 37 (1.24%) Python
10 36 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 31 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 27 (0.90%) C
13 26 (0.87%) VB
14 24 (0.80%) PHP
15 20 (0.67%) Korn
16 18 (0.60%) AWK
17 17 (0.57%) ANSI SQL
18 12 (0.40%) Bourne shell
18 12 (0.40%) sed
19 11 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 216 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 207 (6.92%) Degree
3 189 (6.31%) Oracle Certification
4 163 (5.45%) OCP
5 161 (5.38%) Security Cleared
6 111 (3.71%) SC Cleared
7 94 (3.14%) MCITP
8 84 (2.81%) MCSE
9 80 (2.67%) MCDBA
10 69 (2.31%) MCSA
11 59 (1.97%) MCTS
12 39 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 29 (0.97%) DV Cleared
14 16 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.13%) MCP
16 4 (0.13%) OCA
17 2 (0.067%) HND
18 1 (0.033%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (2.87%) SLA
2 31 (1.04%) QA
3 18 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 16 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.13%) COBIT
10 2 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 481 (16.07%) Oracle RAC
2 75 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 66 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.10%) Oracle Clusterware
5 15 (0.50%) Firmware
6 14 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.20%) SRDF
7 6 (0.20%) vSphere
8 5 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.10%) Docker
10 2 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.033%) Ceph
11 1 (0.033%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.033%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 405 (13.53%) Data Guard
2 400 (13.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 222 (7.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 41 (1.37%) Oracle Flashback
5 35 (1.17%) NetBackup
6 27 (0.90%) LiteSpeed
7 23 (0.77%) Puppet
8 20 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (0.60%) SCOM
10 17 (0.57%) Perfmon
11 12 (0.40%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.33%) Foglight
12 10 (0.33%) SCCM
13 9 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
14 8 (0.27%) Ansible
15 7 (0.23%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.20%) Nagios
16 6 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 5 (0.17%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1096 (36.62%) Oracle
2 780 (26.06%) Microsoft
3 138 (4.61%) VMware
4 80 (2.67%) Red Hat
5 57 (1.90%) RedGate
6 55 (1.84%) Sybase
7 53 (1.77%) NetApp
8 52 (1.74%) SAP
9 49 (1.64%) IBM
10 33 (1.10%) Remedy
11 31 (1.04%) SolarWinds
12 27 (0.90%) Siebel
13 24 (0.80%) Sun
14 17 (0.57%) Cognos
14 17 (0.57%) IFS
15 16 (0.53%) hybris
15 16 (0.53%) Hyperion
16 15 (0.50%) Teradata
17 14 (0.47%) EMC
18 13 (0.43%) Fujitsu
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: c£38,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: Competitive
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Lincolnshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago