The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 37 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 60 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.02% 2.93% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 3.06% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 24 50
Average salary £40,000 £34,766 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.05% -22.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1140 1078 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.32% 95.82% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 982 892 1002
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 10 £33,750 -
Colchester +2 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Basildon +10 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Saffron Walden - 6 £60,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 3 £40,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 151 (90.42%) SQL
2 104 (62.28%) SQL Server
3 94 (56.29%) Oracle
4 74 (44.31%) Oracle Database
5 70 (41.92%) Performance Tuning
6 57 (34.13%) PL/SQL
7 56 (33.53%) Windows
8 54 (32.34%) Relational Database
9 52 (31.14%) RDBMS
10 46 (27.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (23.35%) T-SQL
12 37 (22.16%) SQL Server 2008
13 36 (21.56%) Finance
14 34 (20.36%) Oracle RAC
15 32 (19.16%) Linux
15 32 (19.16%) Oracle Database 11g
16 31 (18.56%) Clustering
17 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
17 28 (16.77%) SQLPlus
18 26 (15.57%) Replication
19 25 (14.97%) UNIX
19 25 (14.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 23 (13.77%) Oracle Certification
20 23 (13.77%) SQL Server 2005
21 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
21 20 (11.98%) DTS
22 19 (11.38%) Oracle Database 10g
22 19 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
23 18 (10.78%) OCA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (3.59%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (4.19%) Magento
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle 11i
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.80%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) LDAP
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
1 1 (0.60%) SAN
1 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (62.28%) SQL Server
2 74 (44.31%) Oracle Database
3 54 (32.34%) Relational Database
4 52 (31.14%) RDBMS
5 46 (27.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (27.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (22.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (19.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (16.77%) SQLPlus
9 25 (14.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (13.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (11.98%) DTS
12 19 (11.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (5.39%) OLAP
15 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (3.59%) MySQL
15 6 (3.59%) OLTP
16 5 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Marketing
3 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.60%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.39%) XML
2 8 (4.79%) ODBC
2 8 (4.79%) .NET
3 7 (4.19%) Middleware
4 5 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) Clustering
2 26 (15.57%) Replication
3 8 (4.79%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.40%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.40%) Statistics
6 2 (1.20%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.53%) Windows
2 32 (19.16%) Linux
3 25 (14.97%) UNIX
4 7 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.59%) Solaris
6 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.92%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (9.58%) ETL
4 15 (8.98%) High Availability
5 13 (7.78%) Database Tuning
5 13 (7.78%) Data Modelling
6 11 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (4.79%) Migration
8 7 (4.19%) OO
8 7 (4.19%) CRM
8 7 (4.19%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.59%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.99%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.99%) Change Management
10 5 (2.99%) ITIL
10 5 (2.99%) Project Management
10 5 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (2.99%) E-business
10 5 (2.99%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (90.42%) SQL
2 57 (34.13%) PL/SQL
3 39 (23.35%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.19%) PHP
4 7 (4.19%) Java
5 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.60%) AWK
6 1 (0.60%) Korn
6 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.60%) Perl
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (13.77%) Oracle Certification
2 20 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.78%) OCA
4 17 (10.18%) OCP
5 9 (5.39%) MCDBA
6 8 (4.79%) MCTS
6 8 (4.79%) MCITP
7 2 (1.20%) Degree
7 2 (1.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.60%) RHCE
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (20.36%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (7.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.80%) Nagios
3 3 (1.80%) Opsview
4 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.20%) Munin
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.60%) Control-M
5 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (56.29%) Oracle
2 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.59%) Red Gate
4 7 (4.19%) JD Edwards
4 7 (4.19%) SAP
5 3 (1.80%) Sage
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) Splunk
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) Sun
7 1 (0.60%) HP