The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 80 74 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 14 30 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.44% 2.42% 7.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.49% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 81
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
937 1203 1357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.50% 97.09% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 749 959 1131
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured DBA in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +6 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Chelmsford - 2 £48,750 -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 54 (96.43%) SQL
2 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 28 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (39.29%) Clustering
5 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
6 17 (30.36%) Oracle
6 17 (30.36%) PL/SQL
6 17 (30.36%) RDBMS
6 17 (30.36%) Relational Database
6 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
7 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (23.21%) Linux
8 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.43%) VMware
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (19.64%) NetApp
10 11 (19.64%) MS Access
10 11 (19.64%) iManage
11 10 (17.86%) Legal
11 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (16.07%) High Availability
12 9 (16.07%) Law
13 7 (12.50%) Case Management
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
13 7 (12.50%) Supplier Management

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
2 17 (30.36%) RDBMS
2 17 (30.36%) Relational Database
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (19.64%) MS Access
6 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (17.86%) Legal
2 9 (16.07%) Law
3 7 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) ODBC
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Clustering
2 7 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (10.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (16.07%) High Availability
4 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.50%) Case Management
4 7 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
4 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 4 (7.14%) Data Management
6 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Optimisation
8 1 (1.79%) Line Management
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) SQL
2 18 (32.14%) T-SQL
3 17 (30.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) OCP
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (8.93%) MCSA
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Data Guard
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) iManage
3 11 (19.64%) NetApp
4 7 (12.50%) Interwoven
5 5 (8.93%) RedGate
6 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds