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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 44 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 46 32 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.00% 2.95% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 3.10% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 50
Average salary £40,000 £34,532 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.83% -10.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +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
1093 1033 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.13% 95.38% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 906 854 897
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 £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 +5 10 £33,750 -
Basildon +4 4 £45,000 +25.55%
Colchester +1 4 £40,000 +36.75%
Saffron Walden - 4 £60,000 -
Brentwood - 3 £40,000 -
Billericay - 1 - - 2
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 134 (91.78%) SQL
2 91 (62.33%) SQL Server
3 81 (55.48%) Oracle
4 63 (43.15%) Oracle Database
5 56 (38.36%) Performance Tuning
6 50 (34.25%) PL/SQL
6 50 (34.25%) Relational Database
7 47 (32.19%) Windows
7 47 (32.19%) RDBMS
8 37 (25.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (24.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (23.29%) T-SQL
11 33 (22.60%) Finance
12 31 (21.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 28 (19.18%) Linux
13 28 (19.18%) Oracle RAC
13 28 (19.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (15.75%) SQLPlus
15 22 (15.07%) UNIX
15 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
15 22 (15.07%) Clustering
16 21 (14.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
18 18 (12.33%) DTS
18 18 (12.33%) Replication
19 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (11.64%) OCA
19 17 (11.64%) Oracle Certification
19 17 (11.64%) Data Guard
20 16 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (3.42%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (3.42%) Magento
3 2 (1.37%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) LDAP
1 1 (0.68%) HTTP
1 1 (0.68%) SAN
1 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (62.33%) SQL Server
2 63 (43.15%) Oracle Database
3 50 (34.25%) Relational Database
4 47 (32.19%) RDBMS
5 37 (25.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (24.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (21.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (19.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (15.75%) SQLPlus
10 21 (14.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (12.33%) DTS
12 16 (10.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (10.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (6.16%) OLAP
16 6 (4.11%) OLTP
16 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
17 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
18 4 (2.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (22.60%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) XML
2 8 (5.48%) ODBC
3 7 (4.79%) Middleware
4 6 (4.11%) .NET
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Clustering
2 18 (12.33%) Replication
3 8 (5.48%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.42%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.74%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.74%) Statistics
6 2 (1.37%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 47 (32.19%) Windows
2 28 (19.18%) Linux
3 22 (15.07%) UNIX
4 6 (4.11%) Solaris
5 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.36%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (13.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (8.90%) Data Modelling
4 12 (8.22%) ETL
5 10 (6.85%) High Availability
6 9 (6.16%) Database Tuning
6 9 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.79%) Migration
9 6 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.42%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (3.42%) E-business
10 5 (3.42%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.42%) OO
10 5 (3.42%) CRM
10 5 (3.42%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.42%) Change Management
11 4 (2.74%) ITIL
11 4 (2.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (91.78%) SQL
2 50 (34.25%) PL/SQL
3 34 (23.29%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.42%) PHP
4 5 (3.42%) Java
5 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.68%) AWK
6 1 (0.68%) Korn
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (11.64%) OCA
1 17 (11.64%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (8.22%) OCP
3 9 (6.16%) MCTS
3 9 (6.16%) MCITP
4 5 (3.42%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.37%) Degree
5 2 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) RHCE
6 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (19.18%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (8.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.05%) Nagios
3 3 (2.05%) Opsview
4 2 (1.37%) Munin
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.68%) Control-M
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 81 (55.48%) Oracle
2 22 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.16%) Red Gate
4 5 (3.42%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.37%) Sage
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) Splunk
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) Sun
6 1 (0.68%) HP
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