The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 23 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 13 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.43% 2.06% 8.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.51% 2.29% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 18
Average salary £41,500 - £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
DBA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 175 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.86% 90.21% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 142 135 168
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

DBA
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Halifax region.

DBA Salary Trend in Halifax

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (60.00%) Replication
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (45.00%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (40.00%) Database Security
9 8 (40.00%) Oracle
9 8 (40.00%) DTS
10 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (30.00%) SLA
11 6 (30.00%) HP
11 6 (30.00%) Windows
11 6 (30.00%) Clustering
11 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
11 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (15.00%) Adabas
13 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (15.00%) High Availability
14 2 (10.00%) Advertising

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (40.00%) DTS
6 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.00%) Adabas
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Replication
2 6 (30.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (40.00%) Database Security
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) High Availability
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Baan