The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 87 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 2.78% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 2.98% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 27 21
Average salary - £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
DBA
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1058 972 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.14% 93.19% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 835 815 974
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

DBA Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 26 (83.87%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) T-SQL
4 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
5 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (41.94%) Linux
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (38.71%) SSDT
7 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (38.71%) MVC
7 12 (38.71%) Load Testing
8 11 (35.48%) ITIL
8 11 (35.48%) Finance
9 10 (32.26%) Windows
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
12 7 (22.58%) Release Management
12 7 (22.58%) Solaris
12 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (16.13%) MySQL
14 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (12.90%) MariaDB
14 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
14 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
14 4 (12.90%) Sybase
14 4 (12.90%) CouchDB
14 4 (12.90%) MongoDB

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (12.90%) Apache
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) SSDT
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
5 5 (16.13%) MySQL
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (12.90%) MariaDB
6 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.90%) CouchDB
6 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
6 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (12.90%) DB2
6 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
1 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) Replication
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Solaris
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.90%) CentOS
4 4 (12.90%) AIX
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (38.71%) Load Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (38.71%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Release Management
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
6 3 (9.68%) Database Theory
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Document Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Data Guard
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Sybase
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.23%) Meridio
5 1 (3.23%) HP