The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 73 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.66% 2.17% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 2.21% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 33
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
DBA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
721 950 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.12% 98.14% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 623 802 953
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

DBA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

DBA Salary Trend in Oxford

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Replication
7 4 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
7 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) C#
8 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
9 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 1 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (7.69%) SharePoint

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) DB2
5 1 (7.69%) MS Access
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
2 4 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sage
3 1 (7.69%) Primavera
3 1 (7.69%) Open Text