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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 71 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 27 65 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.25% 5.37% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 5.60% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +7.31%
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
1115 1161 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.76% 95.95% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 855 999 887
Average salary £38,848 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Colchester -2 1 £40,000 -
Brentwood -13 1 - -
Billericay - 1 £32,500 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Server
2 47 (79.66%) SQL
3 43 (72.88%) Replication
4 37 (62.71%) Clustering
5 34 (57.63%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (55.93%) T-SQL
7 31 (52.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (50.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (50.85%) Windows
8 30 (50.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (45.76%) Database Mirroring
10 26 (44.07%) High Availability
10 26 (44.07%) ITIL
11 25 (42.37%) MS Excel
12 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
14 17 (28.81%) MCSA
15 16 (27.12%) Capacity Planning
16 14 (23.73%) Oracle
16 14 (23.73%) Red Gate
17 13 (22.03%) Finance
18 12 (20.34%) MySQL
19 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
19 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
20 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
20 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (42.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (84.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (52.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (50.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (50.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 18 (30.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (28.81%) Relational Database
7 12 (20.34%) MySQL
8 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
8 11 (18.64%) Oracle Database
9 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (13.56%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
1 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.69%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (72.88%) Replication
2 37 (62.71%) Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Derivative
4 2 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (45.76%) Database Mirroring
3 26 (44.07%) High Availability
3 26 (44.07%) ITIL
4 16 (27.12%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (16.95%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.86%) Problem Management
7 7 (11.86%) Patch Management
8 4 (6.78%) Database Security
8 4 (6.78%) Server Patching
8 4 (6.78%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Logistics
10 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) SQL
2 33 (55.93%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (28.81%) MCSA
3 1 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (1.69%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
1 14 (23.73%) Red Gate
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Netezza
4 1 (1.69%) Twitter
4 1 (1.69%) Dell
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
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Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
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