The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 153 158 140
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 384 392 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.71% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.80% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 296 330 377
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £34,850 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 South 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19955 21746 21098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.94% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16310 17614 17489
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

DBA Salary Trend in the South East

DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in the South East

DBA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Hampshire -24 90 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Surrey +3 88 £45,000 -4.76% 5
Berkshire +48 81 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Sussex +25 36 £42,000 +19.14% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 34 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Kent +3 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex +9 16 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Oxfordshire 0 13 £33,250 -21.76%
Middlesex +2 3 £45,000 -5.26%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 520 (71.92%) SQL
2 503 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 353 (48.82%) Performance Tuning
4 297 (41.08%) T-SQL
5 258 (35.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 234 (32.37%) Oracle
7 214 (29.60%) Clustering
8 204 (28.22%) Microsoft
9 200 (27.66%) Oracle Database
10 191 (26.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 180 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 165 (22.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 158 (21.85%) Capacity Planning
14 154 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
15 153 (21.16%) Windows
16 152 (21.02%) MS Excel
16 152 (21.02%) Replication
17 147 (20.33%) Relational Database
18 136 (18.81%) Finance
19 134 (18.53%) Linux
20 133 (18.40%) RDBMS
21 119 (16.46%) Data Warehouse
21 119 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
22 116 (16.04%) Performance Monitoring
23 100 (13.83%) Oracle Database 11g
23 100 (13.83%) UNIX
24 98 (13.55%) PL/SQL
24 98 (13.55%) SQL Server 2005
25 97 (13.42%) Oracle RAC
26 91 (12.59%) ETL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 43 (5.95%) WebLogic
2 37 (5.12%) IIS
3 28 (3.87%) Oracle Application Server
4 23 (3.18%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.49%) Apache
5 18 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.24%) JBoss
8 7 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.28%) SAS
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 152 (21.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (5.53%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (4.01%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.70%) SaaS
2 18 (2.49%) PaaS
3 8 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.73%) Firewall
2 23 (3.18%) DNS
3 21 (2.90%) Internet
4 14 (1.94%) VPN
5 6 (0.83%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.55%) SMTP
6 4 (0.55%) SAN
7 3 (0.41%) SSH
7 3 (0.41%) SNMP
7 3 (0.41%) SSL
8 2 (0.28%) FTP
8 2 (0.28%) LAN
8 2 (0.28%) WAN
8 2 (0.28%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) DMZ
9 1 (0.14%) Network Security
9 1 (0.14%) NAS
9 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 258 (35.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 200 (27.66%) Oracle Database
4 191 (26.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 180 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 165 (22.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 147 (20.33%) Relational Database
8 133 (18.40%) RDBMS
9 119 (16.46%) Data Warehouse
9 119 (16.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 100 (13.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 98 (13.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 67 (9.27%) MySQL
12 67 (9.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 48 (6.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 42 (5.81%) OLTP
15 35 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
16 27 (3.73%) SQL Server 2000
17 24 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
18 18 (2.49%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (2.21%) Toad
3 15 (2.07%) ProC
4 10 (1.38%) Hudson
5 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.97%) Selenium
6 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 136 (18.81%) Finance
2 24 (3.32%) Banking
3 14 (1.94%) Marketing
4 13 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.11%) Advertising
6 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.55%) Retail
8 2 (0.28%) Law
8 2 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.14%) Back Office
9 1 (0.14%) Automotive
9 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Publishing
9 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.05%) Middleware
2 48 (6.64%) .NET
3 29 (4.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (3.18%) HTML
5 19 (2.63%) XML
6 18 (2.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 17 (2.35%) LAMP
8 9 (1.24%) WebCenter
9 8 (1.11%) Web Services
10 7 (0.97%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.83%) RSS
12 5 (0.69%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.55%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.55%) Ajax
13 4 (0.55%) CSS
14 2 (0.28%) COM
15 1 (0.14%) J2EE
15 1 (0.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 1 (0.14%) OC4J
15 1 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 214 (29.60%) Clustering
2 152 (21.02%) Replication
3 79 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (6.50%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.73%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.97%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.83%) Oracle Exalogic
12 6 (0.83%) User Experience
12 6 (0.83%) Wiki
13 5 (0.69%) Social Network
14 4 (0.55%) CMDB
14 4 (0.55%) BBC
14 4 (0.55%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 153 (21.16%) Windows
2 134 (18.53%) Linux
3 100 (13.83%) UNIX
4 26 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (2.77%) Solaris
6 13 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.80%) HPUX
7 10 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.83%) AIX
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.28%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (48.82%) Performance Tuning
2 158 (21.85%) Capacity Planning
3 154 (21.30%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (16.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 91 (12.59%) ETL
6 68 (9.41%) Change Management
7 62 (8.58%) Migration
8 58 (8.02%) ITIL
9 50 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 45 (6.22%) Database Tuning
10 45 (6.22%) Database Security
11 44 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (5.12%) Data Migration
12 37 (5.12%) SDLC
13 32 (4.43%) Load Balancing
14 31 (4.29%) Database Mirroring
15 29 (4.01%) Data Protection
16 27 (3.73%) Release Management
16 27 (3.73%) Mentoring
17 22 (3.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 520 (71.92%) SQL
2 297 (41.08%) T-SQL
3 98 (13.55%) PL/SQL
4 60 (8.30%) Shell Script
5 56 (7.75%) PowerShell
6 49 (6.78%) Java
7 29 (4.01%) Perl
8 23 (3.18%) C
9 20 (2.77%) C#
10 19 (2.63%) VBScript
11 16 (2.21%) C++
11 16 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 12 (1.66%) PHP
12 12 (1.66%) VB
13 10 (1.38%) JavaScript
14 8 (1.11%) Python
15 5 (0.69%) Uniface
15 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (7.05%) Degree
2 38 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.87%) Oracle Certification
4 16 (2.21%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.80%) MCITP
5 13 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.66%) OCP
7 8 (1.11%) MCSE
8 7 (0.97%) MCTS
9 6 (0.83%) MCSA
10 5 (0.69%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.28%) MCP
12 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.60%) SLA
2 20 (2.77%) QA
3 11 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 97 (13.42%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.90%) Oracle Clusterware
4 20 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 85 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 73 (10.10%) Data Guard
3 49 (6.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.24%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.41%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.41%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.14%) Foglight
8 1 (0.14%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) SCCM
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 234 (32.37%) Oracle
2 204 (28.22%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.73%) VMware
4 22 (3.04%) EMC
4 22 (3.04%) NetApp
5 21 (2.90%) HP
6 17 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.80%) SAP
8 11 (1.52%) Veritas
9 10 (1.38%) IBM
9 10 (1.38%) Cognos
9 10 (1.38%) Sun
10 9 (1.24%) CommVault
10 9 (1.24%) Facebook
10 9 (1.24%) Vertica
11 8 (1.11%) Sybase
12 7 (0.97%) Red Gate
13 6 (0.83%) Google
14 5 (0.69%) Twitter
15 4 (0.55%) Apple
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, UK
Amdocs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £44000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Coeo Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + £8K if on call and great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton , Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per year + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
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