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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 187 156 140
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 311 365 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.74% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.83% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 235 314 391
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 £57,500
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
20683 19896 21320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 95.00% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16224 16447 18215
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,500
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 2 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 2 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 +53 147 £45,000 +11.11% 15
Surrey -35 58 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Berkshire -9 39 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 28 £48,000 -2.04% 4
East Sussex -5 19 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Sussex -15 14 £49,000 +3.15%
Oxfordshire -8 12 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Kent -73 1 £55,000 +7.31% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 489 (68.87%) SQL
2 424 (59.72%) SQL Server
3 375 (52.82%) Oracle
4 311 (43.80%) Oracle Database
5 254 (35.77%) Microsoft
6 253 (35.63%) Performance Tuning
7 239 (33.66%) T-SQL
8 202 (28.45%) Windows
9 197 (27.75%) Oracle RAC
10 195 (27.46%) Replication
11 172 (24.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 170 (23.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 166 (23.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 163 (22.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 149 (20.99%) Data Guard
16 148 (20.85%) Linux
17 144 (20.28%) Clustering
18 143 (20.14%) MS Excel
19 133 (18.73%) PL/SQL
20 128 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 121 (17.04%) Oracle Database 10g
22 107 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
23 102 (14.37%) ITIL
24 91 (12.82%) Finance
25 90 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
26 89 (12.54%) UNIX
26 89 (12.54%) WebLogic
27 80 (11.27%) Shell Script
28 78 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
29 77 (10.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 89 (12.54%) WebLogic
2 42 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
4 15 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.97%) WordPress
6 13 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (1.83%) Apache
7 12 (1.69%) IIS
8 7 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.42%) Lync
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (0.42%) Resin
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.28%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.14%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 143 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 54 (7.61%) Oracle Applications
2 41 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (3.52%) 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 15 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (2.11%) Office 365
2 9 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.61%) SAN
2 34 (4.79%) iSCSI
3 25 (3.52%) Internet
4 17 (2.39%) DNS
5 8 (1.13%) VPN
5 8 (1.13%) LAN
5 8 (1.13%) WAN
6 7 (0.99%) 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
1 424 (59.72%) SQL Server
2 311 (43.80%) Oracle Database
3 172 (24.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 170 (23.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 166 (23.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 163 (22.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 128 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 121 (17.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 107 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 90 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 76 (10.70%) MySQL
12 67 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
13 62 (8.73%) Relational Database
14 49 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
15 42 (5.92%) RDBMS
16 38 (5.35%) OLAP
17 36 (5.07%) Oracle Database 12c
18 34 (4.79%) DB2
19 28 (3.94%) Oracle Discoverer
20 26 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.13%) Subversion
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.56%) JIRA
4 4 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.42%) JConsole
5 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 91 (12.82%) Finance
2 18 (2.54%) Banking
3 10 (1.41%) Advertising
3 10 (1.41%) Legal
4 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.27%) Retail
5 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.85%) Games
6 6 (0.85%) Marketing
7 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.56%) Law
8 4 (0.56%) Back Office
9 2 (0.28%) Electronics
9 2 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.17%) .NET
2 57 (8.03%) Middleware
3 49 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 25 (3.52%) J2EE
5 21 (2.96%) Web Services
6 14 (1.97%) JDBC
7 13 (1.83%) WebCenter
8 11 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.41%) COM
9 10 (1.41%) XML
9 10 (1.41%) HTML
10 6 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.56%) jQuery
11 4 (0.56%) LAMP
12 3 (0.42%) Ajax
12 3 (0.42%) JRockit
12 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.42%) Java EE
13 2 (0.28%) MDX
13 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 195 (27.46%) Replication
2 144 (20.28%) Clustering
3 46 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.25%) Social Media
6 15 (2.11%) Data Integration
7 12 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.55%) Statistics
9 9 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.13%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.13%) Kindle
11 7 (0.99%) Open Source
11 7 (0.99%) HACMP
12 6 (0.85%) Online Games
13 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.70%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.56%) Smart Meter
15 3 (0.42%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 202 (28.45%) Windows
2 148 (20.85%) Linux
3 89 (12.54%) UNIX
4 62 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (6.48%) AIX
6 34 (4.79%) HPUX
7 28 (3.94%) Solaris
8 24 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.99%) CentOS
13 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (35.63%) Performance Tuning
2 102 (14.37%) ITIL
3 71 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 55 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (7.18%) Migration
6 47 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
7 36 (5.07%) Load Balancing
8 35 (4.93%) Database Security
9 33 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (4.51%) ETL
11 30 (4.23%) Database Tuning
12 28 (3.94%) E-business
12 28 (3.94%) Performance Monitoring
13 25 (3.52%) E-Commerce
13 25 (3.52%) Data Analysis
14 24 (3.38%) Data Migration
15 23 (3.24%) Data Management
16 22 (3.10%) BCP
16 22 (3.10%) Mentoring
16 22 (3.10%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 489 (68.87%) SQL
2 239 (33.66%) T-SQL
3 133 (18.73%) PL/SQL
4 80 (11.27%) Shell Script
5 40 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 32 (4.51%) VB
7 31 (4.37%) Java
8 21 (2.96%) Perl
9 18 (2.54%) PHP
9 18 (2.54%) Python
10 13 (1.83%) Korn
11 12 (1.69%) C#
12 9 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.85%) C++
13 6 (0.85%) VBA
14 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.42%) AWK
15 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.42%) VBScript
15 3 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 78 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (10.00%) Degree
3 61 (8.59%) Security Cleared
4 45 (6.34%) Oracle Certification
5 35 (4.93%) DV Cleared
6 33 (4.65%) MCDBA
7 32 (4.51%) SC Cleared
8 26 (3.66%) MCITP
9 24 (3.38%) OCP
10 20 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.83%) MCSA
12 11 (1.55%) MCSE
13 8 (1.13%) MCTS
14 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.14%) MCP
15 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.94%) ISO 9001
2 20 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.69%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 197 (27.75%) Oracle RAC
2 76 (10.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 35 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.99%) vSphere
6 5 (0.70%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 149 (20.99%) Data Guard
2 77 (10.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (2.96%) Puppet
4 14 (1.97%) Ansible
5 13 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Management
6 9 (1.27%) HAProxy
6 9 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.99%) SCOM
8 6 (0.85%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.42%) WSUS
9 3 (0.42%) Nagios
9 3 (0.42%) Foglight
9 3 (0.42%) Munin
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 375 (52.82%) Oracle
2 254 (35.77%) Microsoft
3 66 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 36 (5.07%) JBoss
5 17 (2.39%) SAP
6 15 (2.11%) VMware
7 14 (1.97%) IBM
8 13 (1.83%) Siebel
9 12 (1.69%) Infor
10 9 (1.27%) NetApp
11 8 (1.13%) Sybase
11 8 (1.13%) Citrix
12 7 (0.99%) BMC
12 7 (0.99%) HP
13 6 (0.85%) Remedy
13 6 (0.85%) Percona
14 5 (0.70%) SunGard
14 5 (0.70%) Netezza
15 4 (0.56%) Computacenter
15 4 (0.56%) ATG
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £45000 - £61200 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £61500 per annum + impressive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £61500 per annum + impressive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and an excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + + bonus + exceptional pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone Studios or Farnham, Surrey, South East
University for the Creative Arts
Salary: £32,590 - £37,756 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 16 days ago