The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 169 174 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 79 62 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 1.07% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.12% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 58 58 88
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,716 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Gloucestershire 0 23 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Bristol +7 21 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Wiltshire +4 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Dorset -16 10 - -
Cornwall - 3 £30,000 -
Somerset +4 2 £45,000 +36.36%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 140 (86.42%) SQL Server
2 127 (78.40%) SQL
3 82 (50.62%) Performance Tuning
4 74 (45.68%) Finance
5 71 (43.83%) Microsoft
6 61 (37.65%) Windows
7 50 (30.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (29.01%) T-SQL
10 46 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (25.31%) Oracle
12 39 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (20.37%) Performance Monitoring
15 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2005
15 31 (19.14%) Migration
16 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (15.43%) Capacity Planning
18 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
19 23 (14.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 23 (14.20%) Client/Server
19 23 (14.20%) Data Modelling
19 23 (14.20%) IIS
20 22 (13.58%) MS Office
20 22 (13.58%) MS Excel
20 22 (13.58%) COM
20 22 (13.58%) N-Tier
21 21 (12.96%) Degree
21 21 (12.96%) Data Protection Act

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 23 (14.20%) IIS
2 14 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.62%) ArcSDE
4 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) JBoss
4 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (13.58%) MS Office
1 22 (13.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (4.32%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) WAN
2 8 (4.94%) SAN
3 2 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (86.42%) SQL Server
2 50 (30.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (24.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (14.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (8.64%) Oracle Database
8 12 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.32%) DB2
10 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (3.70%) IDMS
11 6 (3.70%) MySQL
11 6 (3.70%) Informix
12 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.85%) OLTP
13 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
General
1 74 (45.68%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Banking
3 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.58%) COM
2 13 (8.02%) .NET
3 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.23%) LAMP
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (14.20%) Client/Server
3 22 (13.58%) N-Tier
4 21 (12.96%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (11.73%) Replication
6 18 (11.11%) Clustering
7 11 (6.79%) Computer Science
8 10 (6.17%) Statistics
9 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.23%) GIS
10 2 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.62%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.62%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.65%) Windows
2 48 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.41%) Linux
6 8 (4.94%) UNIX
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (50.62%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (20.37%) Performance Monitoring
3 31 (19.14%) Migration
4 25 (15.43%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (14.20%) Data Modelling
6 21 (12.96%) Data Protection
7 20 (12.35%) Database Tuning
8 16 (9.88%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
10 12 (7.41%) Database Security
11 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.56%) ITIL
12 8 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.94%) Change Management
13 7 (4.32%) Line Management
14 6 (3.70%) ETL
14 6 (3.70%) Wealth Management
14 6 (3.70%) Release Management
15 5 (3.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 127 (78.40%) SQL
2 47 (29.01%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.17%) Python
5 8 (4.94%) VB
6 6 (3.70%) Perl
7 4 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.47%) C#
7 4 (2.47%) VBScript
8 2 (1.23%) C
8 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.62%) VB6
9 1 (0.62%) C-shell
9 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.62%) R
9 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.79%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.47%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 71 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 41 (25.31%) Oracle
3 7 (4.32%) Sybase
3 7 (4.32%) SAP
4 3 (1.85%) NetApp
5 2 (1.23%) Netezza
5 2 (1.23%) Facebook
5 2 (1.23%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.62%) Twitter
6 1 (0.62%) ESRI
6 1 (0.62%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago