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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 81 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 15 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.39% 2.76% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.92% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 15
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
1020 926 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.62% 94.68% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 772 783 699
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 October 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 36 (85.71%) SQL
2 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (54.76%) T-SQL
5 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
6 18 (42.86%) ITIL
7 17 (40.48%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (38.10%) Windows
9 15 (35.71%) Linux
9 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (26.19%) SSDT
12 11 (26.19%) Load Testing
12 11 (26.19%) Oracle
12 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (26.19%) MVC
12 11 (26.19%) Finance
13 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
14 9 (21.43%) Capacity Management
14 9 (21.43%) Solaris
15 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
15 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
15 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (16.67%) Degree
16 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (16.67%) Release Management
16 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (26.19%) SSDT
4 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
5 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (19.05%) RDBMS
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (14.29%) DB2
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (11.90%) MySQL
8 4 (9.52%) MariaDB
8 4 (9.52%) CouchDB
8 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
8 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.76%) OLAP
9 2 (4.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) LAMP
1 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.52%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Solaris
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.29%) AIX
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (9.52%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (26.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (26.19%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) Load Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Capacity Management
5 7 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.38%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) SQL
2 23 (54.76%) T-SQL
3 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Sybase
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Computacenter
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) McAfee
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Meridio