The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 68 67 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 29 33 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.89% 2.53% 7.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.59% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 90
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
971 1273 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.91% 97.70% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1036 1110
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Essex region.

DBA Salary Trend in Essex

DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Essex

DBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Essex 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
Colchester +11 12 £42,500 +25.00%
Chelmsford - 5 £48,750 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 80 (97.56%) SQL
2 57 (69.51%) SQL Server
3 45 (54.88%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (45.12%) Clustering
5 34 (41.46%) T-SQL
6 25 (30.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (29.27%) MS Excel
8 21 (25.61%) RDBMS
8 21 (25.61%) PL/SQL
8 21 (25.61%) Oracle
8 21 (25.61%) Linux
8 21 (25.61%) Oracle Database
8 21 (25.61%) Relational Database
9 20 (24.39%) MS Access
10 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
10 18 (21.95%) High Availability
11 17 (20.73%) Finance
12 16 (19.51%) Replication
12 16 (19.51%) VMware
12 16 (19.51%) Database Mirroring
13 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (18.29%) NetApp
14 14 (17.07%) Windows
14 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (15.85%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (15.85%) Legal
15 13 (15.85%) iManage
15 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (29.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (69.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (30.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (25.61%) Oracle Database
3 21 (25.61%) RDBMS
3 21 (25.61%) Relational Database
4 20 (24.39%) MS Access
5 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (3.66%) MySQL
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Legal
3 12 (14.63%) Law
4 3 (3.66%) Publishing
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) ODBC
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (45.12%) Clustering
2 16 (19.51%) Replication
3 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Windows
3 10 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (12.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (21.95%) High Availability
3 16 (19.51%) Database Mirroring
4 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (15.85%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (10.98%) Case Management
6 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.98%) Supplier Management
7 8 (9.76%) Data Management
8 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.88%) Project Management
9 3 (3.66%) Database Security
10 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.44%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (2.44%) Speech Recognition
10 2 (2.44%) SQL Optimisation
11 1 (1.22%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (97.56%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) T-SQL
3 21 (25.61%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) MCSA
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) OCP
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Data Guard
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Oracle
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.51%) VMware
4 15 (18.29%) NetApp
5 13 (15.85%) iManage
6 11 (13.41%) RedGate
7 9 (10.98%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds