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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 144 138 152
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 409 426 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.87% 1.96% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.07% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 368 362 414
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
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
20864 20617 22302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.86% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16795 16577 19450
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 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
Hampshire +76 167 £45,000 +15.38% 14
Berkshire -4 73 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Surrey -54 43 £42,500 -15.00% 12
East Sussex +18 37 £55,000 +37.50%
Buckinghamshire -26 28 £42,500 -5.55%
Kent -45 22 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Oxfordshire +2 20 £33,500 -25.55% 1
West Sussex +1 16 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Thames Valley +4 2 £53,000 +0.95%
Sussex +6 1 £60,000 +20.00%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 460 (64.16%) SQL
2 438 (61.09%) SQL Server
3 326 (45.47%) Oracle
4 277 (38.63%) Oracle Database
5 244 (34.03%) Performance Tuning
6 218 (30.40%) Microsoft
7 206 (28.73%) Replication
8 200 (27.89%) T-SQL
9 186 (25.94%) Windows
10 180 (25.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 175 (24.41%) Linux
12 171 (23.85%) Oracle RAC
13 146 (20.36%) MySQL
14 138 (19.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 123 (17.15%) Oracle Database 11g
16 121 (16.88%) PL/SQL
17 118 (16.46%) MS Excel
18 115 (16.04%) WebLogic
19 110 (15.34%) Data Guard
20 107 (14.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 99 (13.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 96 (13.39%) Shell Script
23 93 (12.97%) Clustering
24 91 (12.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
25 89 (12.41%) UNIX
26 82 (11.44%) ITIL
26 82 (11.44%) Finance
27 80 (11.16%) Oracle Database 10g
27 80 (11.16%) SQL Server 2005
27 80 (11.16%) Security Cleared

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 115 (16.04%) WebLogic
2 66 (9.21%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.63%) WordPress
4 22 (3.07%) JBoss
5 19 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (1.81%) IIS
7 12 (1.67%) Apache
8 9 (1.26%) OpenEdge
9 8 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.70%) CMS
12 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.28%) Lync
14 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.28%) Resin
14 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.14%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 118 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.63%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.26%) MS Office
4 4 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 75 (10.46%) Oracle Applications
2 68 (9.48%) Oracle EBS
3 49 (6.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) assyst
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.30%) Amazon S3
3 33 (4.60%) Office 365
4 6 (0.84%) SaaS
5 3 (0.42%) PaaS
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.18%) SAN
2 20 (2.79%) iSCSI
3 10 (1.39%) DNS
4 6 (0.84%) Internet
5 4 (0.56%) LAN
5 4 (0.56%) WAN
6 3 (0.42%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.42%) VPN
6 3 (0.42%) Firewall
6 3 (0.42%) NAS
7 2 (0.28%) LDAP
7 2 (0.28%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (61.09%) SQL Server
2 277 (38.63%) Oracle Database
3 180 (25.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 146 (20.36%) MySQL
5 138 (19.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 123 (17.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 107 (14.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 99 (13.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (11.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 80 (11.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 74 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 60 (8.37%) Relational Database
12 57 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
13 56 (7.81%) Oracle Discoverer
14 52 (7.25%) MariaDB
15 50 (6.97%) Oracle Reports
16 45 (6.28%) MS Access
17 43 (6.00%) RDBMS
18 39 (5.44%) Hadoop
19 38 (5.30%) TokuDB
Development Applications
1 20 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.70%) Subversion
4 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.56%) JIRA
6 3 (0.42%) Selenium
6 3 (0.42%) Hudson
7 1 (0.14%) ProC
General
1 82 (11.44%) Finance
2 13 (1.81%) Retail
3 12 (1.67%) Marketing
3 12 (1.67%) Automotive
4 8 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 7 (0.98%) Legal
6 5 (0.70%) Advertising
7 3 (0.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.28%) French Language
8 2 (0.28%) Publishing
8 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.14%) Law
9 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.14%) Back Office
9 1 (0.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.14%) German Language
9 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.04%) .NET
2 67 (9.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 63 (8.79%) Middleware
4 31 (4.32%) ASP.NET
5 26 (3.63%) XML
6 23 (3.21%) LAMP
7 19 (2.65%) WebCenter
8 17 (2.37%) REST
9 14 (1.95%) Web Services
10 10 (1.39%) J2EE
11 9 (1.26%) JDBC
11 9 (1.26%) HTML
12 5 (0.70%) jQuery
13 4 (0.56%) CSS3
13 4 (0.56%) HTML5
13 4 (0.56%) CSS
13 4 (0.56%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.42%) Ajax
15 2 (0.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 2 (0.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 206 (28.73%) Replication
2 93 (12.97%) Clustering
3 57 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.09%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.95%) Open Source
7 12 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.67%) Statistics
8 10 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.26%) Social Media
10 8 (1.12%) Kindle
11 5 (0.70%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.56%) CMDB
12 4 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.42%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.28%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.28%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.28%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.28%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 186 (25.94%) Windows
2 175 (24.41%) Linux
3 89 (12.41%) UNIX
4 52 (7.25%) HPUX
5 41 (5.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (5.30%) AIX
7 33 (4.60%) Solaris
8 14 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.84%) CentOS
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (34.03%) Performance Tuning
2 82 (11.44%) ITIL
3 76 (10.60%) Migration
4 64 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 53 (7.39%) DevOps
7 51 (7.11%) Load Balancing
8 50 (6.97%) Data Migration
8 50 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (6.14%) Capacity Planning
10 43 (6.00%) E-business
11 40 (5.58%) Data Analysis
12 35 (4.88%) SOA
13 33 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
14 28 (3.91%) BCP
15 27 (3.77%) Data Modelling
16 24 (3.35%) Line Management
17 23 (3.21%) Data Management
18 22 (3.07%) Data Architecture
19 21 (2.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 460 (64.16%) SQL
2 200 (27.89%) T-SQL
3 121 (16.88%) PL/SQL
4 96 (13.39%) Shell Script
5 47 (6.56%) VB
6 36 (5.02%) PHP
7 35 (4.88%) Python
8 27 (3.77%) Perl
8 27 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 23 (3.21%) Java
10 15 (2.09%) C#
11 7 (0.98%) C++
11 7 (0.98%) VBScript
12 6 (0.84%) Korn
13 5 (0.70%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.42%) sed
15 3 (0.42%) AWK
16 2 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 66 (9.21%) Degree
3 60 (8.37%) SC Cleared
4 45 (6.28%) DV Cleared
5 44 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (5.72%) Oracle Certification
7 21 (2.93%) OCP
8 18 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.81%) MCITP
10 10 (1.39%) MCSA
11 6 (0.84%) MCDBA
12 5 (0.70%) MCTS
13 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.28%) MCP
14 2 (0.28%) MCSE
15 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.98%) SLA
3 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 171 (23.85%) Oracle RAC
2 61 (8.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 59 (8.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 110 (15.34%) Data Guard
2 91 (12.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 38 (5.30%) HAProxy
4 19 (2.65%) Oracle Identity Management
5 15 (2.09%) Puppet
6 9 (1.26%) Ansible
7 8 (1.12%) Foglight
8 6 (0.84%) SCOM
9 5 (0.70%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.28%) Nagios
11 2 (0.28%) Munin
Vendors
1 326 (45.47%) Oracle
2 218 (30.40%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.16%) Red Hat
4 19 (2.65%) Siebel
5 14 (1.95%) Hyperion
6 10 (1.39%) IBM
7 9 (1.26%) Sybase
7 9 (1.26%) Red Gate
8 8 (1.12%) Endeca
9 6 (0.84%) VMware
9 6 (0.84%) Remedy
9 6 (0.84%) BMC
10 5 (0.70%) Cognos
11 4 (0.56%) SAP
11 4 (0.56%) Citrix
12 3 (0.42%) Percona
13 2 (0.28%) Facebook
13 2 (0.28%) F5
13 2 (0.28%) SunGard
13 2 (0.28%) HP
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