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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 154 193 136
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 398 304 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.91% 1.37% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.45% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 325 245 360
Average salary £42,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
19701 20992 19908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16447 16493 16428
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 £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +6 103 £45,000 -6.25% 9
Berkshire +76 101 £41,750 -12.10% 15
Surrey -18 49 £45,000 +5.88% 10
West Sussex +20 40 £42,000 -11.57% 2
Kent +26 39 £37,500 +8.69% 5
East Sussex +25 31 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Oxfordshire +9 22 £32,500 -25.71% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 22 £40,000 -18.36% 5
Sussex - 3 £45,000 - 4
Middlesex -3 1 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 540 (70.22%) SQL
2 514 (66.84%) SQL Server
3 378 (49.15%) Performance Tuning
4 286 (37.19%) Oracle
5 271 (35.24%) T-SQL
6 247 (32.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 244 (31.73%) Oracle Database
8 223 (29.00%) Microsoft
9 179 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 173 (22.50%) Clustering
11 170 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 165 (21.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 158 (20.55%) Windows
14 157 (20.42%) Capacity Planning
15 153 (19.90%) Linux
16 152 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
16 152 (19.77%) Relational Database
17 151 (19.64%) Replication
18 147 (19.12%) SQL Server 2012
19 143 (18.60%) MS Excel
20 140 (18.21%) Data Warehouse
20 140 (18.21%) Oracle Database 11g
21 123 (15.99%) RDBMS
22 122 (15.86%) Performance Monitoring
23 120 (15.60%) Finance
24 108 (14.04%) ETL
25 104 (13.52%) UNIX
26 102 (13.26%) SQL Server 2005
27 96 (12.48%) Oracle RAC
28 89 (11.57%) Oracle RMAN

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (6.76%) WebLogic
2 30 (3.90%) IIS
3 29 (3.77%) Apache
3 29 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
4 18 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.17%) JBoss
8 7 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.78%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle 10gAS
11 3 (0.39%) WordPress
11 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.39%) OpenEdge
11 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 143 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.56%) MS Office
3 9 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 41 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (5.20%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.16%) SaaS
2 18 (2.34%) PaaS
3 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.64%) Internet
1 28 (3.64%) Firewall
2 21 (2.73%) DNS
3 16 (2.08%) VPN
4 6 (0.78%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.78%) SMTP
5 5 (0.65%) LAN
5 5 (0.65%) WAN
6 3 (0.39%) SNMP
6 3 (0.39%) SSL
6 3 (0.39%) SSH
7 2 (0.26%) SAN
7 2 (0.26%) FTP
7 2 (0.26%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) HTTP
8 1 (0.13%) PPP
8 1 (0.13%) DMZ
8 1 (0.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (66.84%) SQL Server
2 247 (32.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 244 (31.73%) Oracle Database
4 179 (23.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 170 (22.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 165 (21.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 152 (19.77%) Relational Database
8 147 (19.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 140 (18.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 140 (18.21%) Data Warehouse
10 123 (15.99%) RDBMS
11 102 (13.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 69 (8.97%) OLTP
13 67 (8.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 64 (8.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 63 (8.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 53 (6.89%) MySQL
17 40 (5.20%) SQL Server 2000
18 27 (3.51%) MS Access
19 21 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (2.73%) Toad
2 15 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.56%) Hudson
5 10 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (1.30%) ProC
5 10 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.91%) ERwin
7 6 (0.78%) Selenium
7 6 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 120 (15.60%) Finance
2 22 (2.86%) Banking
3 16 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 12 (1.56%) Retail
5 10 (1.30%) Advertising
6 8 (1.04%) Law
7 7 (0.91%) Marketing
8 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.80%) Middleware
2 43 (5.59%) .NET
3 31 (4.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 28 (3.64%) XML
5 26 (3.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 23 (2.99%) HTML
7 10 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.91%) Web Services
9 6 (0.78%) WebCenter
9 6 (0.78%) CSS
9 6 (0.78%) RSS
10 5 (0.65%) LAMP
11 4 (0.52%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.26%) COM
13 1 (0.13%) J2EE
13 1 (0.13%) ADO
13 1 (0.13%) WSH
13 1 (0.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.13%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 173 (22.50%) Clustering
2 151 (19.64%) Replication
3 81 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (9.62%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.94%) Data Structures
6 27 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 25 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.95%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.43%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.78%) User Experience
13 6 (0.78%) Oracle Exalogic
13 6 (0.78%) CMDB
13 6 (0.78%) Wiki
14 4 (0.52%) FMCG
14 4 (0.52%) Social Media
14 4 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 158 (20.55%) Windows
2 153 (19.90%) Linux
3 104 (13.52%) UNIX
4 31 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (2.99%) Solaris
6 21 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.65%) HPUX
10 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.39%) Debian
12 2 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (49.15%) Performance Tuning
2 157 (20.42%) Capacity Planning
3 152 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
4 122 (15.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 108 (14.04%) ETL
6 76 (9.88%) ITIL
7 68 (8.84%) Change Management
8 65 (8.45%) Migration
9 60 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 53 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (6.24%) Data Migration
12 38 (4.94%) SDLC
13 35 (4.55%) High Availability
14 34 (4.42%) Database Tuning
15 32 (4.16%) Load Balancing
16 31 (4.03%) Mentoring
17 27 (3.51%) Release Management
18 25 (3.25%) Configuration Management
18 25 (3.25%) Database Security
19 22 (2.86%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 540 (70.22%) SQL
2 271 (35.24%) T-SQL
3 86 (11.18%) PL/SQL
4 69 (8.97%) Shell Script
5 65 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 37 (4.81%) Java
7 28 (3.64%) Perl
8 22 (2.86%) C
8 22 (2.86%) VBScript
9 19 (2.47%) VB
10 17 (2.21%) C++
11 15 (1.95%) PHP
12 14 (1.82%) Korn
12 14 (1.82%) Python
13 13 (1.69%) C#
13 13 (1.69%) JavaScript
14 10 (1.30%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.04%) VBA
16 5 (0.65%) Uniface
17 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (10.14%) Degree
2 50 (6.50%) Oracle Certification
3 45 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.73%) OCP
6 20 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.47%) MCITP
8 15 (1.95%) MCTS
9 12 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.56%) MCSA
10 11 (1.43%) MCSE
11 5 (0.65%) MCDBA
11 5 (0.65%) OCA
12 3 (0.39%) MCP
13 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.03%) SLA
2 21 (2.73%) QA
3 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (12.48%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.21%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 89 (11.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 80 (10.40%) Data Guard
3 40 (5.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (0.65%) SCCM
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
6 3 (0.39%) Hyperic
7 2 (0.26%) SCOM
7 2 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.13%) Foglight
Vendors
1 286 (37.19%) Oracle
2 223 (29.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.86%) VMware
4 21 (2.73%) Red Hat
4 21 (2.73%) HP
5 15 (1.95%) Red Gate
6 14 (1.82%) Vertica
6 14 (1.82%) EMC
6 14 (1.82%) NetApp
7 13 (1.69%) IBM
7 13 (1.69%) Cognos
8 12 (1.56%) Veritas
9 9 (1.17%) SAP
10 8 (1.04%) Siebel
10 8 (1.04%) Facebook
11 7 (0.91%) Sybase
12 6 (0.78%) Sun
12 6 (0.78%) Google
13 5 (0.65%) CommVault
14 4 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
Havant, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to 45k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
@ITS
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum £35,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Free Parking + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago