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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank - 56 52
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 0 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 5.07% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 5.20% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 5
Average salary - £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
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
375 558 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.94% 97.55% 99.09%
Number of salaries quoted 330 479 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,310
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (28.57%) Time Management
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
7 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
7 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
8 2 (14.29%) Life Science
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 2 (14.29%) MCSM
8 2 (14.29%) High Availability
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 1 (7.14%) VBA
9 1 (7.14%) ETL
9 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 2 (14.29%) MCSM
3 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft