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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 44 61 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 43 31 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.92% 2.81% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 2.93% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 59
Average salary £40,000 £34,766 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.05% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £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
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Chelmsford +3 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £42,500 - 3
Colchester +1 3 £40,000 +53.84%
Basildon -1 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Billericay - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £67,500 - 1
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 132 (95.65%) SQL
2 84 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 73 (52.90%) Oracle
4 56 (40.58%) Oracle Database
5 54 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 53 (38.41%) PL/SQL
7 51 (36.96%) RDBMS
8 46 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 37 (26.81%) Finance
10 36 (26.09%) Windows
11 34 (24.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (22.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
14 29 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (20.29%) Linux
15 28 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (18.84%) T-SQL
16 26 (18.84%) SQLPlus
17 24 (17.39%) UNIX
18 23 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
19 22 (15.94%) DTS
20 20 (14.49%) Clustering
20 20 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 20 (14.49%) Data Guard
21 19 (13.77%) Replication
21 19 (13.77%) Data Modelling
21 19 (13.77%) Oracle Database 10g
22 18 (13.04%) ETL
22 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 17 (12.32%) OCA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.62%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.72%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.72%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) LDAP
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
1 1 (0.72%) VPN
1 1 (0.72%) SAN
1 1 (0.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 56 (40.58%) Oracle Database
3 54 (39.13%) Relational Database
4 51 (36.96%) RDBMS
5 34 (24.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (22.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 29 (21.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (18.84%) SQLPlus
10 22 (15.94%) DTS
11 20 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (13.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (11.59%) OLAP
14 13 (9.42%) OLTP
15 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
18 5 (3.62%) MySQL
19 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
20 3 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (26.81%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Marketing
3 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.45%) Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (0.72%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.14%) XML
2 8 (5.80%) ODBC
3 6 (4.35%) Middleware
3 6 (4.35%) .NET
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.72%) Web Services
5 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Clustering
2 19 (13.77%) Replication
3 8 (5.80%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.62%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.90%) Statistics
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.09%) Windows
2 28 (20.29%) Linux
3 24 (17.39%) UNIX
4 6 (4.35%) Solaris
5 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (13.77%) Data Modelling
4 18 (13.04%) ETL
5 12 (8.70%) High Availability
6 7 (5.07%) Database Tuning
6 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.62%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.62%) OO
8 5 (3.62%) CRM
8 5 (3.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.62%) E-business
8 5 (3.62%) Identity Management
8 5 (3.62%) Change Management
8 5 (3.62%) Migration
8 5 (3.62%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (2.90%) ITIL
10 2 (1.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (95.65%) SQL
2 53 (38.41%) PL/SQL
3 26 (18.84%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.62%) PHP
4 5 (3.62%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.72%) AWK
6 1 (0.72%) Korn
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
6 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.32%) OCA
2 17 (12.32%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (8.70%) OCP
4 11 (7.97%) MCTS
4 11 (7.97%) MCITP
5 5 (3.62%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) RHCE
7 1 (0.72%) PhD
7 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (11.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (14.49%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.17%) Nagios
3 3 (2.17%) Opsview
4 2 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.45%) Munin
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.72%) Control-M
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 73 (52.90%) Oracle
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.35%) Red Gate
4 5 (3.62%) SAP
4 5 (3.62%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.72%) Anite
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) Northgate
6 1 (0.72%) Civica
6 1 (0.72%) Comino
6 1 (0.72%) Capita
6 1 (0.72%) Orchard
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) Splunk
6 1 (0.72%) Sun
6 1 (0.72%) HP
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 18 days ago