The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 54 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.54% 5.37% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 5.51% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
DBA
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
365 526 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.12% 97.41% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 319 459 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

DBA
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

DBA Salary Trend in Leicester

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
3 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (29.63%) Fat Client
6 8 (29.63%) Thin Client
7 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (22.22%) Aerospace
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) MCSE
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (14.81%) Time Management
9 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.81%) High Availability
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (14.81%) MCSM
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (11.11%) Replication
10 3 (11.11%) Clustering
10 3 (11.11%) Music Industry
10 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.11%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Thin Client
1 8 (29.63%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.81%) Time Management
3 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 4 (14.81%) MCSM
3 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft