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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 66 27 59
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 33 105 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.50% 7.46% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 7.78% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 88 17
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1266 1350 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.76% 95.88% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1105 822
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -3 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Colchester -17 2 £34,000 -9.33%
Brentwood -22 1 £55,000 +1.85%
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
2 40 (74.07%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) Replication
4 25 (46.30%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (38.89%) Clustering
6 21 (38.89%) Windows
7 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (35.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (33.33%) High Availability
9 18 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
10 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
11 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
12 14 (25.93%) Oracle
12 14 (25.93%) ITIL
13 13 (24.07%) Finance
14 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
15 11 (20.37%) RDBMS
16 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
17 9 (16.67%) MySQL
17 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
18 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (14.81%) Banking
19 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
19 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (35.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
6 11 (20.37%) RDBMS
7 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 9 (16.67%) MySQL
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (9.26%) DB2
13 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
14 2 (3.70%) OLTP
15 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Replication
2 21 (38.89%) Clustering
3 5 (9.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Derivative
4 2 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) UNIX
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.33%) High Availability
2 18 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 14 (25.93%) ITIL
4 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 6 (11.11%) Database Security
7 5 (9.26%) Line Management
7 5 (9.26%) Information Management
7 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Wealth Management
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) Logistics
9 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.26%) SELCOPY
3 5 (9.26%) COBOL
3 5 (9.26%) JCL
3 5 (9.26%) Assembly Language
3 5 (9.26%) REXX
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
3 1 (1.85%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) IBM
4 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Red Gate
5 3 (5.56%) Netezza
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Dell