The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 66 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.53% 3.68% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 3.77% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 18
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -27.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £28,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
DBA
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
697 637 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.81% 97.70% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 595 527 505
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
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 Sheffield

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

DBA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

DBA Salary Trend in Sheffield

DBA
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 18 (72.00%) SQL
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (56.00%) Data Guard
4 13 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (44.00%) Solaris
6 10 (40.00%) UNIX
7 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
7 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (32.00%) Middleware
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (28.00%) JBoss
9 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
9 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (20.00%) COBOL
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (20.00%) Replication
12 4 (16.00%) NetBackup

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (28.00%) JBoss
1 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (4.00%) MSDE
10 1 (4.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Middleware
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Solaris
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) HPUX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (4.00%) Database Security
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) COBOL
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) OCP
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) Data Guard
2 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) CommVault
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix