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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 264 198 182
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 189 337 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.57% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.62% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 173 279 313
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
Surrey -13 40 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Berkshire +1 39 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Hampshire -78 35 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +30 25 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Kent -17 21 £47,500 -13.63% 1
East Sussex +28 15 £45,000 +2.29%
Oxfordshire +4 11 £46,250 +23.33% 1
West Sussex -23 3 £45,000 -18.18%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (80.45%) SQL
2 367 (64.05%) SQL Server
3 293 (51.13%) Oracle
4 238 (41.54%) Oracle Database
5 228 (39.79%) Performance Tuning
6 176 (30.72%) Microsoft
7 170 (29.67%) T-SQL
8 160 (27.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 155 (27.05%) Relational Database
10 142 (24.78%) Oracle RAC
11 138 (24.08%) RDBMS
12 135 (23.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 134 (23.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 126 (21.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 125 (21.82%) Linux
16 123 (21.47%) Oracle RMAN
17 122 (21.29%) PL/SQL
18 113 (19.72%) Unix
18 113 (19.72%) High Availability
19 106 (18.50%) Finance
20 103 (17.98%) Windows
21 102 (17.80%) MS Excel
22 101 (17.63%) Replication
23 99 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
24 93 (16.23%) Data Guard
24 93 (16.23%) Middleware
25 92 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
26 91 (15.88%) Oracle Certification
27 90 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
28 82 (14.31%) Business Intelligence

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 75 (13.09%) WebLogic
2 20 (3.49%) Apache
3 16 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.44%) IIS
6 8 (1.40%) JBoss
7 7 (1.22%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.87%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle UPK
11 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.17%) SAS
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 102 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (6.63%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (4.54%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (3.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.32%) SaaS
2 18 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.40%) IaaS
5 8 (1.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.27%) SAN
2 8 (1.40%) FTP
3 5 (0.87%) LAN
3 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
3 5 (0.87%) WAN
4 4 (0.70%) iSCSI
4 4 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.52%) DNS
5 3 (0.52%) Firewall
5 3 (0.52%) Internet
5 3 (0.52%) Intranet
5 3 (0.52%) LDAP
5 3 (0.52%) NAS
6 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (64.05%) SQL Server
2 238 (41.54%) Oracle Database
3 160 (27.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 155 (27.05%) Relational Database
5 138 (24.08%) RDBMS
6 135 (23.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 134 (23.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 126 (21.99%) Oracle Database 12c
9 99 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 90 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 73 (12.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 54 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
12 54 (9.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 53 (9.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 50 (8.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 48 (8.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 46 (8.03%) MySQL
17 31 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
18 26 (4.54%) Oracle Discoverer
19 20 (3.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (3.66%) Toad
2 12 (2.09%) Hudson
2 12 (2.09%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.22%) Ant
5 7 (1.22%) Liquibase
5 7 (1.22%) Maven
6 6 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.52%) ERwin
8 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (18.50%) Finance
2 23 (4.01%) Banking
3 16 (2.79%) Marketing
4 14 (2.44%) Retail
5 13 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.57%) Legal
7 7 (1.22%) Publishing
8 5 (0.87%) Advertising
9 4 (0.70%) Back Office
9 4 (0.70%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.52%) Local Government
11 2 (0.35%) Automotive
11 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (16.23%) Middleware
2 42 (7.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 29 (5.06%) .NET
4 24 (4.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 20 (3.49%) XML
6 13 (2.27%) REST
7 8 (1.40%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.05%) J2EE
10 5 (0.87%) HTML
10 5 (0.87%) LAMP
11 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.70%) CSS
12 3 (0.52%) EDI
12 3 (0.52%) jQuery
12 3 (0.52%) XHTML
13 2 (0.35%) Oracle Streams
14 1 (0.17%) COM
14 1 (0.17%) COM+
14 1 (0.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 101 (17.63%) Replication
2 65 (11.34%) Clustering
3 30 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.66%) CMDB
5 21 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.92%) Statistics
7 10 (1.75%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.05%) HACMP
10 5 (0.87%) iPad
11 4 (0.70%) BBC
11 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.52%) FMCG
13 2 (0.35%) EFT
13 2 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 125 (21.82%) Linux
2 113 (19.72%) Unix
3 103 (17.98%) Windows
4 43 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 27 (4.71%) Solaris
6 17 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.92%) AIX
9 6 (1.05%) CentOS
9 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.35%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (39.79%) Performance Tuning
2 113 (19.72%) High Availability
3 92 (16.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 82 (14.31%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (11.69%) ITIL
6 57 (9.95%) Capacity Planning
7 56 (9.77%) ETL
8 45 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (7.16%) Database Tuning
10 40 (6.98%) Migration
11 34 (5.93%) Performance Monitoring
12 32 (5.58%) Data Protection
13 29 (5.06%) SOA
14 25 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
15 24 (4.19%) Database Mirroring
16 22 (3.84%) Data Management
16 22 (3.84%) Database Security
17 17 (2.97%) Data Security
17 17 (2.97%) ERP
18 15 (2.62%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 461 (80.45%) SQL
2 170 (29.67%) T-SQL
3 122 (21.29%) PL/SQL
4 80 (13.96%) Shell Script
5 36 (6.28%) Perl
6 24 (4.19%) Java
7 20 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.27%) C#
9 12 (2.09%) Korn
9 12 (2.09%) Python
10 8 (1.40%) C
11 6 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.05%) VBScript
12 5 (0.87%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.70%) Ruby
13 4 (0.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 1 (0.17%) C++
14 1 (0.17%) VB
14 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (15.88%) Oracle Certification
2 81 (14.14%) OCP
3 49 (8.55%) Security Cleared
4 47 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 40 (6.98%) Degree
6 31 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (3.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (3.32%) MCITP
8 13 (2.27%) MCTS
9 10 (1.75%) MCSA
10 8 (1.40%) MCSE
11 7 (1.22%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.70%) MCP
13 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.79%) SLA
2 7 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.87%) QA
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 142 (24.78%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.27%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 123 (21.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 93 (16.23%) Data Guard
3 47 (8.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (2.44%) Oracle Flashback
5 7 (1.22%) SCOM
6 6 (1.05%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.87%) Puppet
8 4 (0.70%) SCCM
9 3 (0.52%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.52%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.17%) Foglight
11 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 293 (51.13%) Oracle
2 176 (30.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.49%) SAP
4 17 (2.97%) Hyperion
4 17 (2.97%) Sun
5 16 (2.79%) IFS
6 13 (2.27%) VMware
7 8 (1.40%) NetApp
8 6 (1.05%) Jaspersoft
8 6 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.05%) RedGate
8 6 (1.05%) Siebel
9 5 (0.87%) IBM
9 5 (0.87%) SolarWinds
10 4 (0.70%) Capita
10 4 (0.70%) Sage
10 4 (0.70%) Zerto
11 3 (0.52%) HP
11 3 (0.52%) Retek
12 2 (0.35%) Cognizant
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Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rark Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £26000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
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Basingstoke
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Salary negotiable dependent on experience
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Hampshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
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