The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 56 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 26 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.39% 3.23% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 3.33% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 12
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -29.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 600 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.35% 96.93% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 634 528 542
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DBA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

DBA Salary Trend in the North East

DBA
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in the North East

DBA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Tyne and Wear -13 18 £42,500 +25.00%
Durham - 7 £27,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 27 (50.00%) Oracle
3 21 (38.89%) Finance
4 17 (31.48%) DB2
5 14 (25.93%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (25.93%) Mainframe
5 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (22.22%) IBM
7 12 (22.22%) BMC
7 12 (22.22%) zOS
7 12 (22.22%) MVS
7 12 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
7 12 (22.22%) ISPF
7 12 (22.22%) Degree
8 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database
8 11 (20.37%) REXX
9 10 (18.52%) CA
9 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
11 8 (14.81%) UNIX
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (12.96%) Performance Management
13 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 6 (11.11%) Document Management
13 6 (11.11%) Oracle Forms

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) DB2
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (9.26%) ProC
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) ISPF
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) DTV
4 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (3.70%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) zOS
1 12 (22.22%) MVS
2 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) Performance Management
4 6 (11.11%) Document Management
5 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.85%) Change Control
8 1 (1.85%) Analytics
8 1 (1.85%) Database Security
8 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.85%) Project Management
8 1 (1.85%) E-business
8 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) REXX
3 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.26%) C
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) IBM
2 12 (22.22%) BMC
3 10 (18.52%) CA
4 4 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Progress
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Sony