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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 171 150 137
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 345 379 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.75% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.84% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 274 320 402
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
20681 20579 21307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.02% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16344 16975 18242
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +77 169 £45,000 +11.11% 11
Surrey -33 53 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Berkshire -21 47 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Buckinghamshire -4 32 £47,500 +11.11% 2
East Sussex +7 24 £50,000 +25.00% 4
West Sussex -2 16 £45,000 -8.16%
Oxfordshire -1 9 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Kent -58 4 £38,000 -24.00%
Thames Valley +1 1 £46,000 -12.38%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 461 (65.11%) SQL
2 402 (56.78%) SQL Server
3 379 (53.53%) Oracle
4 322 (45.48%) Oracle Database
5 251 (35.45%) Performance Tuning
6 234 (33.05%) Microsoft
7 221 (31.21%) T-SQL
8 207 (29.24%) Oracle RAC
9 199 (28.11%) Replication
10 191 (26.98%) Windows
11 172 (24.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 170 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 159 (22.46%) Linux
14 148 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 147 (20.76%) Data Guard
16 142 (20.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 138 (19.49%) PL/SQL
18 135 (19.07%) MS Excel
19 132 (18.64%) Clustering
20 124 (17.51%) Oracle Database 10g
21 116 (16.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 104 (14.69%) WebLogic
23 99 (13.98%) ITIL
24 92 (12.99%) UNIX
24 92 (12.99%) Shell Script
25 91 (12.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
26 89 (12.57%) MySQL
27 87 (12.29%) Finance
28 86 (12.15%) SQL Server 2012
29 85 (12.01%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 104 (14.69%) WebLogic
2 54 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 36 (5.08%) JBoss
4 17 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
5 16 (2.26%) WordPress
6 15 (2.12%) Oracle Service Bus
6 15 (2.12%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.84%) Apache
7 13 (1.84%) IIS
8 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.56%) CMS
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
10 3 (0.42%) Resin
10 3 (0.42%) Lync
11 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.28%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 135 (19.07%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.99%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (8.76%) Oracle Applications
2 48 (6.78%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (4.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.28%) Summit
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) assyst
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.82%) Office 365
3 18 (2.54%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.49%) SAN
2 34 (4.80%) iSCSI
3 17 (2.40%) Internet
4 15 (2.12%) DNS
5 8 (1.13%) VPN
5 8 (1.13%) LAN
5 8 (1.13%) WAN
6 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.71%) NAS
8 4 (0.56%) Firewall
9 3 (0.42%) LDAP
9 3 (0.42%) DHCP
10 2 (0.28%) HTTP
11 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (56.78%) SQL Server
2 322 (45.48%) Oracle Database
3 172 (24.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 170 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 148 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 142 (20.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 124 (17.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 116 (16.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 89 (12.57%) MySQL
10 86 (12.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 85 (12.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 63 (8.90%) Data Warehouse
12 63 (8.90%) Relational Database
13 53 (7.49%) Oracle Reports
14 41 (5.79%) Oracle Discoverer
15 40 (5.65%) RDBMS
16 35 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
17 32 (4.52%) DB2
18 29 (4.10%) MS Access
18 29 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.27%) Subversion
2 9 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.56%) JIRA
4 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.42%) JConsole
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 87 (12.29%) Finance
2 18 (2.54%) Banking
3 11 (1.55%) Retail
4 10 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.13%) Legal
6 7 (0.99%) Advertising
7 6 (0.85%) Marketing
8 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.56%) Games
9 4 (0.56%) Back Office
10 3 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.32%) .NET
2 64 (9.04%) Middleware
3 59 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 25 (3.53%) J2EE
5 18 (2.54%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.40%) Web Services
7 15 (2.12%) WebCenter
8 14 (1.98%) JDBC
9 12 (1.69%) HTML
9 12 (1.69%) XML
10 7 (0.99%) LAMP
11 6 (0.85%) COM
11 6 (0.85%) jQuery
11 6 (0.85%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.42%) Java EE
12 3 (0.42%) JRockit
12 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.42%) HTML5
12 3 (0.42%) REST
12 3 (0.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 199 (28.11%) Replication
2 132 (18.64%) Clustering
3 41 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.12%) Data Integration
5 15 (2.12%) Social Media
6 13 (1.84%) Statistics
7 12 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.27%) Kindle
11 8 (1.13%) Open Source
12 7 (0.99%) HACMP
13 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.71%) Smart Meter
15 4 (0.56%) Online Games
16 3 (0.42%) CMDB
16 3 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 191 (26.98%) Windows
2 159 (22.46%) Linux
3 92 (12.99%) UNIX
4 58 (8.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (7.06%) AIX
6 40 (5.65%) HPUX
7 33 (4.66%) Solaris
8 20 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.99%) CentOS
13 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (35.45%) Performance Tuning
2 99 (13.98%) ITIL
3 62 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
4 59 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 54 (7.63%) Migration
6 44 (6.21%) Load Balancing
7 43 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
8 40 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (4.94%) E-business
10 34 (4.80%) ETL
11 32 (4.52%) Data Analysis
12 29 (4.10%) Data Migration
13 28 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
14 27 (3.81%) DevOps
15 26 (3.67%) SOA
16 25 (3.53%) BCP
16 25 (3.53%) E-Commerce
16 25 (3.53%) Database Tuning
17 22 (3.11%) Incident Management
17 22 (3.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 461 (65.11%) SQL
2 221 (31.21%) T-SQL
3 138 (19.49%) PL/SQL
4 92 (12.99%) Shell Script
5 36 (5.08%) VB
6 29 (4.10%) Java
7 28 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.53%) Perl
9 23 (3.25%) PHP
9 23 (3.25%) Python
10 16 (2.26%) Korn
11 13 (1.84%) C#
12 10 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.85%) C++
14 5 (0.71%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.56%) VBA
16 3 (0.42%) AWK
16 3 (0.42%) VBScript
16 3 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 74 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 72 (10.17%) Degree
3 54 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (6.36%) Oracle Certification
5 42 (5.93%) SC Cleared
5 42 (5.93%) DV Cleared
6 23 (3.25%) OCP
7 19 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.26%) MCDBA
9 15 (2.12%) MCITP
10 12 (1.69%) MCSA
11 7 (0.99%) MCSE
12 5 (0.71%) MCTS
13 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.28%) MCP
14 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.38%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.27%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 207 (29.24%) Oracle RAC
2 77 (10.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 39 (5.51%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.71%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.71%) vSphere
5 5 (0.71%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 147 (20.76%) Data Guard
2 91 (12.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (2.97%) Puppet
4 18 (2.54%) HAProxy
5 15 (2.12%) Oracle Identity Management
6 14 (1.98%) Ansible
7 10 (1.41%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.13%) Foglight
9 7 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.85%) SCOM
11 5 (0.71%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.42%) Munin
12 3 (0.42%) Nagios
12 3 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 379 (53.53%) Oracle
2 234 (33.05%) Microsoft
3 62 (8.76%) Red Hat
4 15 (2.12%) Siebel
4 15 (2.12%) IBM
5 13 (1.84%) SAP
6 12 (1.69%) VMware
7 10 (1.41%) Sybase
8 8 (1.13%) NetApp
9 7 (0.99%) HP
9 7 (0.99%) Hyperion
9 7 (0.99%) Citrix
10 6 (0.85%) BMC
10 6 (0.85%) Remedy
10 6 (0.85%) Infor
11 5 (0.71%) Red Gate
11 5 (0.71%) Netezza
12 4 (0.56%) Computacenter
12 4 (0.56%) ATG
12 4 (0.56%) EMC
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000 + on-call allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus (c10%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago