The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 151 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 72 102 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.95% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.05% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 63 88 106
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,306 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5870 4981 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4317 4719
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
England

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Salary Trend in the South West

DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in the South West

DBA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bristol +2 26 £41,500 +3.75% 4
Wiltshire -25 20 £45,000 +23.28% 5
Devon -9 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Dorset -19 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Gloucestershire -10 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Somerset -18 3 £33,500 -10.66%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 108 (82.44%) SQL
2 93 (70.99%) SQL Server
3 58 (44.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (43.51%) Performance Tuning
5 55 (41.98%) Oracle
6 52 (39.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (33.59%) T-SQL
8 39 (29.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (29.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (25.95%) Oracle Database
11 32 (24.43%) Finance
12 27 (20.61%) Replication
13 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
14 25 (19.08%) Windows
15 24 (18.32%) PL/SQL
16 23 (17.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (14.50%) UNIX
18 19 (14.50%) SAN
18 19 (14.50%) Linux
19 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
19 18 (13.74%) Oracle RAC
20 16 (12.21%) DTS
20 16 (12.21%) Solaris
20 16 (12.21%) ITIL
20 16 (12.21%) MySQL
21 14 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
22 12 (9.16%) SQL Server 2000
22 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
22 12 (9.16%) Database Tuning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (6.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.29%) IIS
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.53%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.53%) Agresso
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.50%) SAN
2 4 (3.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (70.99%) SQL Server
2 58 (44.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (39.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (29.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (29.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (25.95%) Oracle Database
7 23 (17.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (12.21%) DTS
9 16 (12.21%) MySQL
10 12 (9.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (5.34%) Relational Database
14 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
15 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (3.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.53%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (24.43%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Legal
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) .NET
2 3 (2.29%) XML
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.53%) Silverlight
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.53%) MDX
3 2 (1.53%) HTML
3 2 (1.53%) COM
3 2 (1.53%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.53%) SAP XI
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) Replication
2 6 (4.58%) Clustering
3 4 (3.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.05%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.29%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.29%) Statistics
4 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.29%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.53%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.08%) Windows
2 19 (14.50%) UNIX
2 19 (14.50%) Linux
3 16 (12.21%) Solaris
4 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.53%) HPUX
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.51%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (12.21%) ITIL
3 14 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (9.16%) Database Tuning
5 9 (6.87%) Migration
6 8 (6.11%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (6.11%) High Availability
6 8 (6.11%) ETL
7 7 (5.34%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.34%) Database Security
7 7 (5.34%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.58%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.82%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.82%) Change Management
10 4 (3.05%) Release Management
10 4 (3.05%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.05%) ERP
11 3 (2.29%) Data Protection
11 3 (2.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 108 (82.44%) SQL
2 44 (33.59%) T-SQL
3 24 (18.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.05%) C
6 3 (2.29%) C#
6 3 (2.29%) Java
7 2 (1.53%) Perl
7 2 (1.53%) VB
7 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.53%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) AWK
8 1 (0.76%) VB6
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) Korn
8 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.05%) MCITP
5 3 (2.29%) OCP
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.53%) MCTS
6 2 (1.53%) MCSA
6 2 (1.53%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.53%) HNC
6 2 (1.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (13.74%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.40%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.53%) OpenView
3 2 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.76%) Foglight
Vendors
1 55 (41.98%) Oracle
2 26 (19.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.63%) VMware
4 9 (6.87%) SAP
5 6 (4.58%) NetApp
6 4 (3.05%) IBM
6 4 (3.05%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.29%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.53%) BMC
8 2 (1.53%) HP
8 2 (1.53%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.76%) Sybase
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.76%) MapR
9 1 (0.76%) Vertica
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