The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 - 20 61
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 0 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 8.42% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 8.90% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 7
Average salary - £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
DBA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 281 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.80% 94.61% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 179 259 483
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

DBA
Salary Trend in Luton

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

DBA Salary Trend in Luton

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (85.71%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) NAS
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) SUSE
5 3 (42.86%) Replication
5 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
5 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) SUSE
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) Database Security
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
2 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Lumesse