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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 64 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 22 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.07% 1.40% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.47% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 7
Average salary £50,000 £45,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.49% +20.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+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
998 883 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.89% 94.95% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 735 751 699
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 £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (86.36%) SQL
2 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
4 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
5 19 (43.18%) ITIL
5 19 (43.18%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) Linux
6 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (34.09%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (27.27%) Oracle
9 11 (25.00%) Finance
9 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.45%) Capacity Management
11 9 (20.45%) SSDT
11 9 (20.45%) Load Testing
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
11 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (20.45%) Solaris
12 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (15.91%) Degree
13 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
13 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (15.91%) Release Management

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
1 2 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (20.45%) SSDT
5 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (13.64%) DB2
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (11.36%) MySQL
9 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (9.09%) MariaDB
9 4 (9.09%) CouchDB
9 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
9 4 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) WinForms
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 4 (9.09%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Solaris
4 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.64%) AIX
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) ITIL
2 15 (34.09%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.45%) Capacity Management
3 9 (20.45%) Load Testing
3 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (15.91%) Release Management
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) TDD
5 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 4 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) SQL
2 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.91%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 4 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Sybase
4 4 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Computacenter
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) McAfee
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Meridio