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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 188 165 121
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 328 371 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.55% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.64% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 276 306 456
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +49 159 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Berkshire +20 48 £50,000 +13.50% 6
Surrey -32 41 £46,250 -2.63% 9
Kent -22 29 £55,000 +10.00%
East Sussex -21 14 £43,985 +9.96%
West Sussex +12 12 £55,000 +56.02% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 12 £37,500 -16.66%
M4 Corridor - 6 £57,500 -
Home Counties - 3 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire -7 1 £37,500 -10.71% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 526 (72.15%) SQL Server
2 521 (71.47%) SQL
3 305 (41.84%) T-SQL
4 292 (40.05%) Performance Tuning
5 275 (37.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 206 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 196 (26.89%) Oracle
8 182 (24.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 173 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 173 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 171 (23.46%) Replication
10 171 (23.46%) Windows
11 165 (22.63%) Clustering
12 162 (22.22%) Oracle Database
13 149 (20.44%) MS Excel
14 147 (20.16%) Linux
15 143 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
16 139 (19.07%) MySQL
17 115 (15.78%) Data Warehouse
18 107 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
18 107 (14.68%) Capacity Planning
19 106 (14.54%) Relational Database
20 102 (13.99%) Finance
21 98 (13.44%) RDBMS
22 89 (12.21%) Oracle RAC
23 84 (11.52%) PL/SQL
24 79 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
25 77 (10.56%) .NET
26 72 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
27 68 (9.33%) UNIX

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (7.13%) WebLogic
2 48 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.43%) IIS
4 11 (1.51%) WordPress
5 10 (1.37%) OpenEdge
5 10 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.10%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (0.82%) Apache
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.27%) SAS
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.14%) CMS
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 149 (20.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 53 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (6.04%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (4.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 16 (2.19%) Office 365
4 13 (1.78%) SaaS
5 6 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.27%) PaaS
8 1 (0.14%) IaaS
8 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.92%) Internet
2 8 (1.10%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.82%) DNS
4 5 (0.69%) SAN
5 4 (0.55%) Firewall
6 2 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) LAN
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
7 1 (0.14%) HTTP
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (72.15%) SQL Server
2 275 (37.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 182 (24.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 173 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 173 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 162 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 139 (19.07%) MySQL
7 115 (15.78%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 106 (14.54%) Relational Database
10 98 (13.44%) RDBMS
11 79 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 67 (9.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 57 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 42 (5.76%) MariaDB
15 36 (4.94%) Oracle Discoverer
16 33 (4.53%) Oracle Database 10g
17 30 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
18 27 (3.70%) Hadoop
19 26 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (2.61%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (1.65%) Hudson
4 10 (1.37%) Selenium
5 8 (1.10%) ProC
6 6 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.69%) Toad
8 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 102 (13.99%) Finance
2 22 (3.02%) Marketing
3 15 (2.06%) Automotive
4 7 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 7 (0.96%) Banking
4 7 (0.96%) Retail
5 4 (0.55%) Publishing
6 3 (0.41%) Advertising
7 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (10.56%) .NET
2 44 (6.04%) Middleware
3 38 (5.21%) LAMP
4 34 (4.66%) Oracle Fusion
5 32 (4.39%) XML
6 24 (3.29%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.74%) REST
8 15 (2.06%) Web Services
9 14 (1.92%) HTML
10 7 (0.96%) WebCenter
11 5 (0.69%) RSS
12 4 (0.55%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.55%) Ajax
13 2 (0.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 2 (0.27%) CSS
13 2 (0.27%) Regular Expression
14 1 (0.14%) CSS3
14 1 (0.14%) J2EE
14 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
14 1 (0.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 171 (23.46%) Replication
2 165 (22.63%) Clustering
3 72 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.78%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.23%) Open Source
8 8 (1.10%) Social Network
9 5 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.69%) Wiki
10 4 (0.55%) CMDB
10 4 (0.55%) Social Media
10 4 (0.55%) BBC
11 3 (0.41%) Life Science
11 3 (0.41%) Kindle
11 3 (0.41%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.14%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 171 (23.46%) Windows
2 147 (20.16%) Linux
3 68 (9.33%) UNIX
4 41 (5.62%) HPUX
5 15 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.78%) Solaris
8 10 (1.37%) AIX
9 9 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (40.05%) Performance Tuning
2 143 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
3 107 (14.68%) Capacity Planning
4 67 (9.19%) Migration
5 62 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 59 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (7.54%) Performance Monitoring
8 43 (5.90%) ETL
8 43 (5.90%) ITIL
9 41 (5.62%) Database Mirroring
10 39 (5.35%) Data Migration
11 38 (5.21%) Line Management
11 38 (5.21%) Database Security
11 38 (5.21%) Service Delivery
12 37 (5.08%) DevOps
13 33 (4.53%) E-business
13 33 (4.53%) Database Tuning
14 30 (4.12%) Load Balancing
15 28 (3.84%) Data Modelling
16 27 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 521 (71.47%) SQL
2 305 (41.84%) T-SQL
3 84 (11.52%) PL/SQL
4 66 (9.05%) Shell Script
5 42 (5.76%) PowerShell
6 34 (4.66%) Perl
7 31 (4.25%) Java
7 31 (4.25%) VB
8 21 (2.88%) C#
9 20 (2.74%) PHP
10 16 (2.19%) Python
11 15 (2.06%) C++
12 13 (1.78%) VBScript
13 11 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.37%) C
15 6 (0.82%) Korn
16 4 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
18 1 (0.14%) XQuery
18 1 (0.14%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 46 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 44 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.80%) Degree
3 35 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (3.43%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (1.92%) OCP
7 12 (1.65%) MCITP
8 8 (1.10%) MCDBA
9 6 (0.82%) MCSA
10 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 3 (0.41%) MCP
11 2 (0.27%) MCTS
12 1 (0.14%) MCSE
12 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.92%) SLA
2 12 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.10%) QA
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (12.21%) Oracle RAC
2 45 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.29%) Oracle Clusterware
4 6 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 67 (9.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 59 (8.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 48 (6.58%) Data Guard
4 26 (3.57%) HAProxy
5 19 (2.61%) Oracle Flashback
6 8 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.55%) Foglight
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.27%) SCOM
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 206 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 196 (26.89%) Oracle
3 13 (1.78%) EMC
3 13 (1.78%) NetApp
3 13 (1.78%) Facebook
4 12 (1.65%) Red Gate
5 11 (1.51%) Hyperion
5 11 (1.51%) Sybase
6 10 (1.37%) VMware
7 9 (1.23%) IBM
7 9 (1.23%) HP
8 8 (1.10%) SAP
8 8 (1.10%) Cognos
8 8 (1.10%) Endeca
8 8 (1.10%) Twitter
9 7 (0.96%) Siebel
9 7 (0.96%) Sun
9 7 (0.96%) CommVault
10 6 (0.82%) Veritas
10 6 (0.82%) Red Hat
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Fantastic employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Low Cost Travel Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 8 days ago