The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 259 184 161
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 196 348 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 1.67% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.72% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 176 284 346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
17907 20200 22149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 97.10% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 16297 17929
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -18 49 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +3 36 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Hampshire -64 30 £42,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire +23 25 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Kent -9 22 £26,000 -45.26% 2
East Sussex +21 16 £45,000 +4.06% 1
Oxfordshire -10 8 £42,500 +49.12%
West Sussex -21 8 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Middlesex +5 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 382 (81.80%) SQL
2 323 (69.16%) SQL Server
3 224 (47.97%) Oracle
4 178 (38.12%) Performance Tuning
5 168 (35.97%) Oracle Database
6 141 (30.19%) Microsoft
7 136 (29.12%) T-SQL
8 124 (26.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 121 (25.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 116 (24.84%) Relational Database
11 108 (23.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 104 (22.27%) RDBMS
13 98 (20.99%) Linux
13 98 (20.99%) High Availability
14 97 (20.77%) Oracle RAC
14 97 (20.77%) MS Excel
14 97 (20.77%) Finance
15 91 (19.49%) Windows
16 88 (18.84%) Replication
16 88 (18.84%) Oracle RMAN
17 87 (18.63%) Unix
18 79 (16.92%) Oracle Database 12c
19 78 (16.70%) PL/SQL
20 76 (16.27%) SQL Server 2012
21 74 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
22 73 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
23 69 (14.78%) Data Guard
24 67 (14.35%) ITIL
24 67 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
25 64 (13.70%) Shell Script

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (9.21%) WebLogic
2 18 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.50%) IIS
4 6 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.64%) Apache
7 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.43%) FileNet
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (20.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.93%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.28%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.57%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (4.07%) SaaS
2 12 (2.57%) Amazon S3
3 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.28%) IaaS
4 6 (1.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.07%) SAN
2 7 (1.50%) NAS
3 6 (1.28%) FTP
4 5 (1.07%) LAN
4 5 (1.07%) WAN
5 4 (0.86%) iSCSI
5 4 (0.86%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.64%) Firewall
7 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) DNS
8 1 (0.21%) Internet
8 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.21%) LDAP
8 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (69.16%) SQL Server
2 168 (35.97%) Oracle Database
3 124 (26.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 121 (25.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 116 (24.84%) Relational Database
6 108 (23.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 104 (22.27%) RDBMS
8 79 (16.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 76 (16.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 74 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 59 (12.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 49 (10.49%) MySQL
13 44 (9.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 43 (9.21%) SQL Server 2014
15 37 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (7.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 36 (7.71%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (5.14%) Oracle9i Database
18 20 (4.28%) DB2
19 17 (3.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 18 (3.85%) Toad
2 12 (2.57%) Hudson
2 12 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.50%) Ant
4 7 (1.50%) Liquibase
4 7 (1.50%) Maven
5 5 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.21%) ERwin
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (20.77%) Finance
2 17 (3.64%) Banking
3 14 (3.00%) Marketing
4 13 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.36%) Back Office
6 10 (2.14%) Legal
7 9 (1.93%) Retail
8 8 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.28%) Automotive
9 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.07%) Advertising
11 4 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.86%) Electronics
12 3 (0.64%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Games
14 1 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.99%) Middleware
2 26 (5.57%) .NET
3 25 (5.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 16 (3.43%) XML
5 12 (2.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (2.36%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.93%) HTML
8 8 (1.71%) CSS
9 7 (1.50%) Hibernate
9 7 (1.50%) jQuery
10 5 (1.07%) LAMP
10 5 (1.07%) REST
10 5 (1.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Streams
12 3 (0.64%) XHTML
13 2 (0.43%) EDI
14 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.21%) COM
14 1 (0.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.84%) Replication
2 58 (12.42%) Clustering
3 25 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.71%) CMDB
5 12 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.36%) Statistics
7 10 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.28%) HACMP
9 5 (1.07%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.07%) iPad
10 3 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.64%) FMCG
11 2 (0.43%) EFT
11 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 98 (20.99%) Linux
2 91 (19.49%) Windows
3 87 (18.63%) Unix
4 39 (8.35%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.00%) Solaris
6 13 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.57%) AIX
8 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.50%) CentOS
10 5 (1.07%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.43%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (38.12%) Performance Tuning
2 98 (20.99%) High Availability
3 73 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 67 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (14.35%) ITIL
5 52 (11.13%) ETL
6 46 (9.85%) Capacity Planning
7 33 (7.07%) Migration
8 31 (6.64%) Data Protection
8 31 (6.64%) Database Tuning
9 30 (6.42%) Performance Monitoring
10 28 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (5.14%) Database Security
12 21 (4.50%) Data Management
12 21 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (4.28%) SOA
14 18 (3.85%) Database Mirroring
15 17 (3.64%) Business Continuity
16 16 (3.43%) Data Security
16 16 (3.43%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 382 (81.80%) SQL
2 136 (29.12%) T-SQL
3 78 (16.70%) PL/SQL
4 64 (13.70%) Shell Script
5 28 (6.00%) Perl
6 21 (4.50%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.07%) Java
8 17 (3.64%) Python
9 13 (2.78%) C#
10 11 (2.36%) C
11 9 (1.93%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.71%) Korn
13 5 (1.07%) Ruby
13 5 (1.07%) VB
13 5 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.07%) VBA
14 4 (0.86%) VBScript
15 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 58 (12.42%) Oracle Certification
2 51 (10.92%) OCP
3 39 (8.35%) Security Cleared
4 33 (7.07%) SC Cleared
5 32 (6.85%) Degree
6 25 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.36%) MCITP
8 8 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.71%) MCDBA
8 8 (1.71%) MCSE
9 5 (1.07%) MCTS
10 4 (0.86%) MCSA
11 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.43%) SLA
2 12 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 97 (20.77%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.64%) vSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 88 (18.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 69 (14.78%) Data Guard
3 30 (6.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.14%) Oracle Flashback
5 8 (1.71%) SCOM
6 6 (1.28%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.07%) Puppet
7 5 (1.07%) SCCM
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (0.64%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.21%) Foglight
9 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 224 (47.97%) Oracle
2 141 (30.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.64%) SAP
4 16 (3.43%) IBM
5 12 (2.57%) IFS
6 8 (1.71%) Hyperion
6 8 (1.71%) Jaspersoft
6 8 (1.71%) Sun
7 7 (1.50%) VMware
8 6 (1.28%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.86%) RedGate
9 4 (0.86%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.64%) Remedy
10 3 (0.64%) Sage
10 3 (0.64%) Sybase
10 3 (0.64%) Zerto
11 2 (0.43%) Retek
11 2 (0.43%) Siebel
11 2 (0.43%) Vignette
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + on call + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £50000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines
Cognizant
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £48000 - £51000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Staines
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Red Funnel
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago