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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 80 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 22 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.71% 3.25% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 3.40% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 29
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,700 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1229 912 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.79% 95.70% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 981 700 746
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 30 January 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
Colchester +8 7 £47,500 +57.02%
Saffron Walden - 1 £60,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (84.75%) SQL
2 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
3 28 (47.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (38.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (37.29%) Finance
6 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (25.42%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
8 13 (22.03%) OLTP
9 12 (20.34%) Oracle
9 12 (20.34%) Replication
10 11 (18.64%) Data Modelling
10 11 (18.64%) High Availability
11 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
12 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
13 8 (13.56%) Clustering
13 8 (13.56%) Legal
13 8 (13.56%) ETL
13 8 (13.56%) DTS
13 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (13.56%) OLAP
14 7 (11.86%) UNIX
14 7 (11.86%) Windows
14 7 (11.86%) IBM
14 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
14 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Academy Housing
1 3 (5.08%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (47.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (38.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (22.03%) OLTP
6 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
8 8 (13.56%) DTS
8 8 (13.56%) OLAP
9 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (10.17%) Data Mining
11 5 (8.47%) DB2
11 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.47%) SQLPlus
12 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Legal
3 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 5 (8.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) ODBC
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Replication
2 8 (13.56%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) UNIX
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Performance Tuning
1 15 (25.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (18.64%) Data Modelling
2 11 (18.64%) High Availability
3 8 (13.56%) ETL
3 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.47%) Information Management
4 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
4 5 (8.47%) Line Management
5 4 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.78%) Wealth Management
6 3 (5.08%) ERP
6 3 (5.08%) Data Security
7 2 (3.39%) Database Security
7 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Content Management
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) CRM
8 1 (1.69%) Migration
8 1 (1.69%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.47%) COBOL
4 5 (8.47%) Assembly Language
4 5 (8.47%) REXX
4 5 (8.47%) JCL
4 5 (8.47%) SELCOPY
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.78%) MCITP
2 4 (6.78%) MCDBA
3 3 (5.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) IBM
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.08%) Anite
4 3 (5.08%) Northgate
4 3 (5.08%) Civica
4 3 (5.08%) Comino
4 3 (5.08%) Capita
4 3 (5.08%) Orchard
5 2 (3.39%) Netezza
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) VMware
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