The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 53 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 9 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.45% 3.71% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.82% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 27
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +6.25%
DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
585 602 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.51% 97.10% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 475 524 565
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DBA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

DBA Salary Trend in Merseyside

DBA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -7 9 £25,000 -50.00% 1
DBA
North West

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Replication
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (35.00%) Clustering
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Database Security
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (10.00%) Middleware
10 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (5.00%) Analytics
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) MS Access
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Replication
2 7 (35.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Database Security
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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