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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 47 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.02% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £42,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.23% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
330 338 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 95.38% 95.21% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 247 313 351
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,500
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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Luton

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 22 (84.62%) SAN
3 19 (73.08%) NAS
4 14 (53.85%) Data Guard
4 14 (53.85%) Data Migration
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
4 14 (53.85%) Incident Management
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (53.85%) Migration
4 14 (53.85%) SUSE
4 14 (53.85%) Replication
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle
4 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Performance Engineering
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Clustering
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) MCTS
9 5 (19.23%) MCITP
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) SAN
2 19 (73.08%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Replication
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
1 14 (53.85%) SUSE
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Migration
1 14 (53.85%) Incident Management
1 14 (53.85%) Data Migration
1 14 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (53.85%) Performance Engineering
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) Kimball Methodology
2 5 (19.23%) Database Security
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
2 5 (19.23%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
3 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCTS
2 5 (19.23%) MCITP
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
2 5 (19.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Lumesse
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft