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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 52 35 54
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.49% 5.39% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 5.52% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 3
Average salary £24,250 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.11% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £32,750 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £45,000 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +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
395 453 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.29% 97.63% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 311 396 331
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (28.57%) Inmon Methodology
1 2 (28.57%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft