The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 258 151 200
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 170 435 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 2.07% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 2.14% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 138 373 237
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
16811 20300 21240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.01% 96.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14106 17008 16563
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -30 74 £41,714 -12.18% 4
Berkshire -68 19 £50,000 +19.76% 2
Surrey -10 18 £60,000 +33.33% 2
East Sussex -7 17 £45,000 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -2 15 £41,500 +27.69% 1
West Sussex -13 15 £47,000 +11.90% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Kent -35 1 £37,500 +7.14%
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 312 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 308 (82.80%) SQL
3 146 (39.25%) T-SQL
4 142 (38.17%) Performance Tuning
5 130 (34.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 124 (33.33%) Oracle
7 115 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 114 (30.65%) Microsoft
9 108 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 106 (28.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 94 (25.27%) Windows
12 93 (25.00%) Finance
13 78 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
14 74 (19.89%) High Availability
15 72 (19.35%) Replication
16 71 (19.09%) Clustering
17 70 (18.82%) MySQL
17 70 (18.82%) Oracle Database
18 67 (18.01%) ITIL
18 67 (18.01%) ETL
19 65 (17.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 55 (14.78%) Oracle RAC
21 54 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
22 53 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
23 46 (12.37%) Windows Server
24 45 (12.10%) Relational Database
25 43 (11.56%) Linux
26 42 (11.29%) IBM
26 42 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
26 42 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.18%) IIS
2 20 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.34%) FileNet
5 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.81%) Confluence
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 108 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.88%) MS Office
3 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.96%) Office 365
3 9 (2.42%) SaaS
4 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.14%) SAN
2 15 (4.03%) NAS
3 5 (1.34%) Firewall
4 3 (0.81%) FTP
5 2 (0.54%) DHCP
5 2 (0.54%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 2 (0.54%) LAN
5 2 (0.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (83.87%) SQL Server
2 130 (34.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 115 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (28.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 70 (18.82%) MySQL
5 70 (18.82%) Oracle Database
6 65 (17.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 54 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 45 (12.10%) Relational Database
9 42 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 40 (10.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 40 (10.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 38 (10.22%) RDBMS
12 34 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 31 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 29 (7.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 28 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (6.99%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.15%) JIRA
2 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.34%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.81%) Toad
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 93 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (5.65%) Back Office
3 13 (3.49%) Retail
4 9 (2.42%) Banking
4 9 (2.42%) Games
5 8 (2.15%) Automotive
6 7 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.34%) Marketing
8 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.11%) .NET
2 13 (3.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 12 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.69%) HTML
5 8 (2.15%) CSS
5 8 (2.15%) Middleware
6 7 (1.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 7 (1.88%) Web Services
7 5 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (1.34%) jQuery
7 5 (1.34%) XML
8 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Streams
9 3 (0.81%) XHTML
10 2 (0.54%) LAMP
10 2 (0.54%) REST
11 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.27%) JSF
11 1 (0.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.35%) Replication
2 71 (19.09%) Clustering
3 31 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.26%) CMDB
5 25 (6.72%) Data Centre
6 19 (5.11%) Statistics
7 18 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (4.84%) Management Information System
8 16 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (3.49%) Reinsurance
10 9 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.61%) HACMP
12 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (1.08%) EFT
14 3 (0.81%) FMCG
15 2 (0.54%) Blog
15 2 (0.54%) Fintech
15 2 (0.54%) Online Games
16 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 94 (25.27%) Windows
2 46 (12.37%) Windows Server
3 43 (11.56%) Linux
4 29 (7.80%) Unix
5 22 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.96%) AIX
8 10 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.08%) CentOS
9 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (38.17%) Performance Tuning
2 78 (20.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 74 (19.89%) High Availability
4 67 (18.01%) ETL
4 67 (18.01%) ITIL
5 53 (14.25%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 30 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (6.45%) DevOps
9 22 (5.91%) Open Source
10 21 (5.65%) Business Continuity
10 21 (5.65%) Project Management
11 20 (5.38%) Data Transformation
12 19 (5.11%) Migration
13 16 (4.30%) SOA
14 15 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (3.76%) Data Protection
15 14 (3.76%) Mentoring
16 13 (3.49%) Database Security
16 13 (3.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 308 (82.80%) SQL
2 146 (39.25%) T-SQL
3 39 (10.48%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 12 (3.23%) C
5 12 (3.23%) C#
6 11 (2.96%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.69%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.69%) Python
7 10 (2.69%) VBA
8 6 (1.61%) VB
9 4 (1.08%) Perl
9 4 (1.08%) Ruby
10 3 (0.81%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) Java
11 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (9.14%) Degree
3 21 (5.65%) MCSA
4 17 (4.57%) MCITP
5 14 (3.76%) MCSE
6 13 (3.49%) MCTS
7 12 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.42%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.27%) OCP
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.84%) SLA
2 12 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) QA
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (14.78%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.34%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.34%) vSphere
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.54%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (11.02%) Data Guard
2 35 (9.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 34 (9.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 25 (6.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (2.42%) Puppet
6 5 (1.34%) Ambari
6 5 (1.34%) SCOM
6 5 (1.34%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Flashback
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle Statspack
9 2 (0.54%) SCCM
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 124 (33.33%) Oracle
2 114 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 42 (11.29%) IBM
4 39 (10.48%) VMware
5 12 (3.23%) Cognizant
6 11 (2.96%) Citrix
7 9 (2.42%) Tableau
7 9 (2.42%) Zerto
8 8 (2.15%) EMC
9 6 (1.61%) Jaspersoft
9 6 (1.61%) NetApp
9 6 (1.61%) Remedy
10 5 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.34%) Cognos
10 5 (1.34%) CommVault
10 5 (1.34%) RedGate
10 5 (1.34%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.34%) Sophos
10 5 (1.34%) Vignette
11 4 (1.08%) Sybase
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
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