The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 164 137 148
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1874 2111 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.71% 2.07% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 2.20% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1831 1791
Average salary £47,665 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.92% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -35 803 £52,500 -4.54% 69
South East -34 362 £47,500 +11.76% 30
Yorkshire -3 166 £45,000 +18.42% 18
East of England -12 151 £42,000 +5.00% 7
North West -17 121 £42,500 +6.25% 20
West Midlands -27 101 £42,500 - 10
South West -40 69 £44,000 +10.00% 15
East Midlands -44 67 £42,500 +6.25% 7
North East +24 32 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Midlands +2 1 - -
South Coast - 1 £55,000 -
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2968 (75.44%) SQL
2 2572 (65.38%) SQL Server
3 1716 (43.62%) Oracle
4 1435 (36.48%) Performance Tuning
5 1367 (34.75%) Oracle Database
6 1271 (32.31%) T-SQL
7 1204 (30.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1190 (30.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1122 (28.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 998 (25.37%) Windows
11 960 (24.40%) Microsoft
12 954 (24.25%) Finance
13 935 (23.77%) Replication
14 842 (21.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 771 (19.60%) Linux
16 731 (18.58%) Oracle RAC
17 713 (18.12%) SQL Server 2005
18 683 (17.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 665 (16.90%) SQL Server 2012
20 663 (16.85%) Clustering
21 630 (16.01%) Data Guard
22 575 (14.62%) MS Excel
23 571 (14.51%) UNIX
24 560 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
25 540 (13.73%) PL/SQL
26 523 (13.29%) Oracle Database 10g
27 514 (13.07%) Relational Database
28 504 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
28 504 (12.81%) Oracle RMAN
29 481 (12.23%) MySQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 217 (5.52%) WebLogic
2 85 (2.16%) Oracle Application Server
3 80 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 61 (1.55%) IIS
5 44 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 33 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 31 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 30 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (0.51%) Oracle 10gAS
10 15 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (0.38%) OpenEdge
11 11 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.20%) CMS
12 8 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.20%) SAS
12 8 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (0.20%) WorkSite
13 7 (0.18%) Apache
14 6 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 575 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.42%) MS Office
3 12 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.28%) MS Project
5 8 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.076%) FastStats
7 2 (0.051%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 268 (6.81%) Oracle EBS
2 214 (5.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 199 (5.06%) Oracle Applications
4 82 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
5 25 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
6 19 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.31%) HFM
9 11 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
12 8 (0.20%) Magento
13 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.13%) Sage 1000
13 5 (0.13%) Findur
14 4 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.15%) SaaS
5 5 (0.13%) Office 365
6 4 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.076%) PaaS
7 3 (0.076%) IaaS
8 2 (0.051%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 260 (6.61%) SAN
2 75 (1.91%) Internet
3 69 (1.75%) NAS
4 46 (1.17%) DNS
5 43 (1.09%) WAN
6 40 (1.02%) VPN
7 34 (0.86%) Firewall
8 32 (0.81%) iSCSI
9 31 (0.79%) LAN
10 20 (0.51%) DHCP
11 13 (0.33%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.31%) Intranet
13 10 (0.25%) HTTP
14 9 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.18%) LDAP
16 4 (0.10%) VoIP
17 3 (0.076%) Kerberos
18 2 (0.051%) HTTPS
18 2 (0.051%) SSL
18 2 (0.051%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2572 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 1367 (34.75%) Oracle Database
3 1204 (30.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1190 (30.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1122 (28.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 842 (21.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 713 (18.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 683 (17.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 665 (16.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 523 (13.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 514 (13.07%) Relational Database
12 504 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
13 481 (12.23%) MySQL
14 424 (10.78%) RDBMS
15 223 (5.67%) DTS
16 209 (5.31%) SQL Server 2000
17 192 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
18 168 (4.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 166 (4.22%) OLTP
20 149 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 48 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
4 37 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 30 (0.76%) Toad
6 25 (0.64%) Git (software)
7 21 (0.53%) Subversion
8 13 (0.33%) Mercurial
9 10 (0.25%) Hudson
9 10 (0.25%) Selenium
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.20%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.076%) JConsole
13 3 (0.076%) JIRA
14 2 (0.051%) Maven
14 2 (0.051%) JDeveloper
15 1 (0.025%) PowerBuilder
15 1 (0.025%) ERwin
15 1 (0.025%) ProC
General
1 954 (24.25%) Finance
2 230 (5.85%) Banking
3 107 (2.72%) Retail
4 102 (2.59%) Marketing
5 80 (2.03%) Law
6 68 (1.73%) Legal
7 61 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 42 (1.07%) Advertising
10 35 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 35 (0.89%) Financial Institution
10 35 (0.89%) Back Office
11 20 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (0.51%) Games
12 19 (0.48%) Publishing
13 15 (0.38%) Music Industry
14 14 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.33%) Electronics
16 11 (0.28%) Automotive
17 4 (0.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (5.90%) .NET
2 181 (4.60%) Middleware
3 127 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 116 (2.95%) XML
5 86 (2.19%) Web Services
6 57 (1.45%) HTML
7 46 (1.17%) MDX
8 36 (0.92%) COM
9 26 (0.66%) Lucene
10 23 (0.58%) Oracle Streams
11 19 (0.48%) .NET Framework
11 19 (0.48%) J2EE
12 16 (0.41%) ASP.NET
13 14 (0.36%) Hibernate
14 12 (0.31%) ODBC
14 12 (0.31%) CSS
14 12 (0.31%) JDBC
15 11 (0.28%) WCF
16 8 (0.20%) FpML
17 6 (0.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 935 (23.77%) Replication
2 663 (16.85%) Clustering
3 103 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 53 (1.35%) Statistics
5 45 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 45 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 45 (1.14%) Data Integration
6 39 (0.99%) Social Media
7 38 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 37 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 30 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 30 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 24 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 24 (0.61%) Oracle Exalogic
11 23 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 19 (0.48%) HACMP
14 18 (0.46%) BBC
15 16 (0.41%) Firmware
15 16 (0.41%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 998 (25.37%) Windows
2 771 (19.60%) Linux
3 571 (14.51%) UNIX
4 213 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 159 (4.04%) Solaris
6 138 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 101 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 82 (2.08%) AIX
9 81 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 52 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
11 47 (1.19%) HPUX
12 33 (0.84%) SUSE
13 28 (0.71%) zOS
14 20 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (0.41%) CentOS
16 12 (0.31%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.13%) Debian
17 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.10%) Android
18 4 (0.10%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (36.48%) Performance Tuning
2 560 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
3 451 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 347 (8.82%) ETL
5 299 (7.60%) ITIL
6 242 (6.15%) Database Security
7 233 (5.92%) Migration
8 215 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
9 211 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 210 (5.34%) High Availability
11 185 (4.70%) Database Tuning
12 168 (4.27%) Data Modelling
13 143 (3.63%) Performance Monitoring
14 140 (3.56%) SOA
15 122 (3.10%) Change Management
16 111 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
17 107 (2.72%) Incident Management
18 98 (2.49%) Problem Management
19 86 (2.19%) Business Continuity
20 83 (2.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2968 (75.44%) SQL
2 1271 (32.31%) T-SQL
3 540 (13.73%) PL/SQL
4 260 (6.61%) Shell Script
5 139 (3.53%) PowerShell
6 131 (3.33%) Perl
7 123 (3.13%) Java
8 72 (1.83%) C#
9 60 (1.53%) VB
10 53 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 52 (1.32%) VBA
12 43 (1.09%) Python
13 39 (0.99%) PHP
14 28 (0.71%) Korn
15 22 (0.56%) VB.NET
16 20 (0.51%) JavaScript
17 19 (0.48%) C++
18 18 (0.46%) C
19 17 (0.43%) Ruby
20 15 (0.38%) AWK
Qualifications
1 324 (8.24%) Degree
2 296 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 196 (4.98%) Oracle Certification
4 140 (3.56%) OCP
5 139 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 125 (3.18%) MCITP
7 90 (2.29%) MCDBA
8 82 (2.08%) MCTS
9 72 (1.83%) SC Cleared
10 62 (1.58%) MCSE
11 57 (1.45%) MCSA
12 33 (0.84%) OCA
12 33 (0.84%) DV Cleared
13 20 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.51%) MCP
14 14 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 9 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (1.91%) SLA
2 62 (1.58%) QA
3 30 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 731 (18.58%) Oracle RAC
2 504 (12.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 103 (2.62%) Active Directory
4 59 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (0.58%) LiteSpeed
6 17 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.36%) vSphere
8 12 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.28%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.10%) SRDF
11 3 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.051%) XenApp
12 2 (0.051%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.025%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.025%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 630 (16.01%) Data Guard
2 177 (4.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 40 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 31 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
5 24 (0.61%) Puppet
6 21 (0.53%) SCOM
7 19 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 16 (0.41%) Oracle Statspack
9 15 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
9 15 (0.38%) Nagios
10 13 (0.33%) Foglight
11 12 (0.31%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.25%) Tivoli
13 9 (0.23%) Ansible
14 7 (0.18%) Munin
15 6 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (0.13%) OpenView
17 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 4 (0.10%) WSUS
18 3 (0.076%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1716 (43.62%) Oracle
2 960 (24.40%) Microsoft
3 153 (3.89%) Red Hat
4 140 (3.56%) VMware
5 103 (2.62%) Sybase
6 94 (2.39%) NetApp
7 71 (1.80%) IBM
8 54 (1.37%) SAP
9 50 (1.27%) HP
9 50 (1.27%) Red Gate
10 49 (1.25%) Sun
11 33 (0.84%) Business Objects
11 33 (0.84%) Teradata
12 32 (0.81%) Hyperion
12 32 (0.81%) Percona
13 27 (0.69%) Sony
14 26 (0.66%) Citrix
15 25 (0.64%) JBoss
15 25 (0.64%) EMC
16 23 (0.58%) EnterpriseDB
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £31000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £38,000 to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cobham - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
UWE
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
UWE
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday