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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 80 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.25% 3.52% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 3.66% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.02%
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
753 792 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.80% 96.00% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 638 580 551
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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 -22 2 £35,000 -9.67%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) UNIX
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 1 (9.09%) Document Management
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (9.09%) Statistics
8 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Document Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft