The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 22 28 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.24% 6.54% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 6.71% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
DBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 149 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.61% 97.39% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 60 118 222
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

DBA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

DBA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

DBA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
County Londonderry - 3 - -
County Antrim +3 2 £45,000 +28.57%
DBA
UK

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (90.00%) Oracle
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 8 (80.00%) Essbase
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (80.00%) Hyperion
2 8 (80.00%) Fujitsu
2 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 8 (80.00%) Essbase
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Hyperion
2 8 (80.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft