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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 66 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 26 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.12% 3.79% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 3.96% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,766
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +15.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
1117 1085 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.18% 95.59% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 856 887 851
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
Basildon +8 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Colchester 0 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Chelmsford -19 2 £48,750 +39.28%
Brentwood -10 1 - - 2
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 49 (84.48%) SQL
1 49 (84.48%) SQL Server
2 42 (72.41%) Replication
3 41 (70.69%) Clustering
4 38 (65.52%) T-SQL
5 36 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (58.62%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (55.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (55.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (55.17%) Windows
8 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
9 27 (46.55%) Database Mirroring
10 25 (43.10%) ITIL
11 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2000
11 23 (39.66%) High Availability
12 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (32.76%) MCSA
14 17 (29.31%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (27.59%) Red Gate
16 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (22.41%) Finance
17 13 (22.41%) Service Delivery
18 12 (20.69%) MySQL
19 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
19 10 (17.24%) RDBMS
19 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
19 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
20 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
20 9 (15.52%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 2 (3.45%) IIS
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) WorkSite
Applications
1 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (84.48%) SQL Server
2 36 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (55.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (55.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (20.69%) MySQL
8 10 (17.24%) RDBMS
8 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
9 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
10 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (13.79%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (5.17%) MS Access
13 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
1 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) Spring
2 1 (1.72%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (72.41%) Replication
2 41 (70.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (46.55%) Database Mirroring
3 25 (43.10%) ITIL
4 23 (39.66%) High Availability
5 17 (29.31%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (22.41%) Service Delivery
7 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
8 7 (12.07%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.90%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (5.17%) Database Security
11 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.45%) OOD
11 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.45%) Server Patching
12 1 (1.72%) MVC
12 1 (1.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (84.48%) SQL
2 38 (65.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (32.76%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Red Gate
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
4 1 (1.72%) Dell
4 1 (1.72%) Interwoven
Westcliff-On-Sea
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £7060 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Salary: Comp+bens+bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago