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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 191 152 158
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 308 386 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.83% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.93% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 236 330 368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+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
20750 20038 21750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.01% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16279 16594 18612
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +39 137 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Surrey -36 60 £42,500 -1.16% 6
Berkshire -18 35 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +14 32 £49,000 -1.01%
East Sussex -3 20 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -8 15 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Sussex -10 14 £49,000 +3.15%
Middlesex -14 2 - -
Kent -67 1 £34,500 -31.00%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 504 (70.49%) SQL
2 433 (60.56%) SQL Server
3 364 (50.91%) Oracle
4 305 (42.66%) Oracle Database
5 264 (36.92%) Performance Tuning
6 255 (35.66%) Microsoft
7 247 (34.55%) T-SQL
8 209 (29.23%) Windows
9 194 (27.13%) Oracle RAC
10 191 (26.71%) Replication
11 178 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 176 (24.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 175 (24.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 173 (24.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 152 (21.26%) Clustering
15 152 (21.26%) Linux
16 146 (20.42%) MS Excel
17 143 (20.00%) Data Guard
18 132 (18.46%) PL/SQL
19 129 (18.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 125 (17.48%) Oracle Database 10g
21 114 (15.94%) SQL Server 2012
22 102 (14.27%) ITIL
23 91 (12.73%) Finance
23 91 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
24 90 (12.59%) UNIX
25 83 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
26 80 (11.19%) Shell Script
27 78 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
28 76 (10.63%) WebLogic

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 76 (10.63%) WebLogic
2 40 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.82%) WordPress
5 13 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 13 (1.82%) Apache
6 12 (1.68%) IIS
7 7 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.56%) Resin
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (0.42%) Lync
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.28%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 146 (20.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 49 (6.85%) Oracle Applications
2 38 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.28%) Summit
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) assyst
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.82%) Office 365
3 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.55%) SAN
2 34 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 28 (3.92%) Internet
4 18 (2.52%) DNS
5 8 (1.12%) VPN
5 8 (1.12%) LAN
5 8 (1.12%) WAN
6 7 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.70%) Firewall
7 5 (0.70%) NAS
8 4 (0.56%) 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
1 433 (60.56%) SQL Server
2 305 (42.66%) Oracle Database
3 178 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 176 (24.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 175 (24.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 173 (24.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 129 (18.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 125 (17.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 114 (15.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 91 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 74 (10.35%) MySQL
11 74 (10.35%) Data Warehouse
12 60 (8.39%) Relational Database
13 45 (6.29%) Oracle Reports
14 41 (5.73%) OLAP
15 39 (5.45%) RDBMS
16 38 (5.31%) Oracle Database 12c
17 31 (4.34%) DB2
18 27 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
19 24 (3.36%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 12 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.12%) Subversion
3 6 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.56%) JIRA
4 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.42%) JConsole
6 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.28%) Toad
6 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (12.73%) Finance
2 18 (2.52%) Banking
3 10 (1.40%) Advertising
3 10 (1.40%) Legal
4 9 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.98%) Marketing
7 6 (0.84%) Games
7 6 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.70%) Retail
9 4 (0.56%) Law
9 4 (0.56%) Back Office
10 3 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.53%) .NET
2 51 (7.13%) Middleware
3 43 (6.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 25 (3.50%) J2EE
5 23 (3.22%) Web Services
6 14 (1.96%) JDBC
7 13 (1.82%) XML
7 13 (1.82%) WebCenter
8 12 (1.68%) COM
9 11 (1.54%) HTML
9 11 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.84%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.56%) Java EE
11 4 (0.56%) jQuery
12 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.42%) Ajax
12 3 (0.42%) JRockit
12 3 (0.42%) LAMP
13 2 (0.28%) MDX
13 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 191 (26.71%) Replication
2 152 (21.26%) Clustering
3 51 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 17 (2.38%) Social Media
6 12 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.12%) Kindle
9 7 (0.98%) Open Source
9 7 (0.98%) Statistics
9 7 (0.98%) HACMP
10 6 (0.84%) Online Games
11 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.70%) User Experience
12 4 (0.56%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.56%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.42%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 209 (29.23%) Windows
2 152 (21.26%) Linux
3 90 (12.59%) UNIX
4 66 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (6.57%) AIX
6 31 (4.34%) HPUX
7 28 (3.92%) Solaris
8 25 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (1.12%) CentOS
13 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (36.92%) Performance Tuning
2 102 (14.27%) ITIL
3 75 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 61 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (7.41%) Migration
6 51 (7.13%) Capacity Planning
7 40 (5.59%) Database Security
8 37 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (5.17%) ETL
9 33 (4.62%) Load Balancing
10 32 (4.48%) Database Tuning
11 28 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
12 26 (3.64%) Mentoring
12 26 (3.64%) Data Analysis
12 26 (3.64%) E-Commerce
13 24 (3.36%) Data Management
13 24 (3.36%) E-business
13 24 (3.36%) Data Migration
14 22 (3.08%) High Availability
15 21 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 504 (70.49%) SQL
2 247 (34.55%) T-SQL
3 132 (18.46%) PL/SQL
4 80 (11.19%) Shell Script
5 38 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 32 (4.48%) Java
7 31 (4.34%) VB
8 20 (2.80%) Perl
9 17 (2.38%) Python
10 16 (2.24%) PHP
11 13 (1.82%) C#
12 12 (1.68%) Korn
13 11 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.12%) VBA
15 6 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.84%) C++
16 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.42%) VBScript
17 2 (0.28%) AWK
17 2 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 83 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (10.63%) Degree
3 57 (7.97%) Security Cleared
4 46 (6.43%) Oracle Certification
5 35 (4.90%) MCDBA
6 31 (4.34%) DV Cleared
7 28 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 27 (3.78%) MCITP
9 26 (3.64%) OCP
10 20 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.24%) MCSA
12 12 (1.68%) MCSE
13 6 (0.84%) MCTS
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 1 (0.14%) MCP
15 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.78%) ISO 9001
2 21 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.68%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 194 (27.13%) Oracle RAC
2 78 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 31 (4.34%) Active Directory
4 10 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.98%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.98%) vSphere
6 5 (0.70%) PowerHA
7 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 143 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 72 (10.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (3.08%) Puppet
4 14 (1.96%) Ansible
5 13 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.84%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.70%) SCOM
11 4 (0.56%) Munin
11 4 (0.56%) Nagios
12 3 (0.42%) WSUS
13 2 (0.28%) Foglight
14 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 364 (50.91%) Oracle
2 255 (35.66%) Microsoft
3 69 (9.65%) Red Hat
4 37 (5.17%) JBoss
5 18 (2.52%) SAP
6 16 (2.24%) VMware
7 13 (1.82%) Siebel
8 12 (1.68%) IBM
8 12 (1.68%) Infor
9 10 (1.40%) NetApp
10 9 (1.26%) Sybase
11 8 (1.12%) HP
11 8 (1.12%) Citrix
12 6 (0.84%) SunGard
12 6 (0.84%) Remedy
12 6 (0.84%) Percona
13 5 (0.70%) Netezza
13 5 (0.70%) BMC
13 5 (0.70%) ATG
13 5 (0.70%) EMC
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