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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 183 142 121
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 62 93 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.54% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.62% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 87 87
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,509 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Wiltshire -16 21 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Bristol -28 14 £42,750 +4.90% 8
Gloucestershire +1 13 £33,750 -28.94%
Dorset +13 12 £40,000 -46.66% 1
Somerset 0 1 £45,000 +34.32%
Devon -18 1 £33,500 -25.55%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 96 (72.73%) SQL
2 88 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 53 (40.15%) Oracle
4 49 (37.12%) Performance Tuning
5 44 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 44 (33.33%) Finance
6 39 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (28.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (22.73%) T-SQL
9 27 (20.45%) Windows
10 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 23 (17.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
13 20 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (14.39%) .NET
15 18 (13.64%) Banking
15 18 (13.64%) Linux
15 18 (13.64%) Relational Database
16 17 (12.88%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (12.12%) UNIX
18 15 (11.36%) RDBMS
18 15 (11.36%) Replication
19 14 (10.61%) N-Tier
19 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (9.85%) PL/SQL
20 13 (9.85%) Clustering
20 13 (9.85%) Oracle RMAN
20 13 (9.85%) Telecoms

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (9.09%) IIS
2 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) SAN
2 3 (2.27%) WAN
3 2 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.76%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 44 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 39 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (28.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (17.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 17 (12.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (11.36%) RDBMS
11 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (8.33%) MySQL
13 9 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (6.82%) SSDT
14 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
17 3 (2.27%) TimesTen
17 3 (2.27%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 44 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Banking
3 13 (9.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.06%) Advertising
5 5 (3.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.39%) .NET
2 9 (6.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (6.82%) Entity Framework
3 8 (6.06%) COM
4 6 (4.55%) Middleware
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.27%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.52%) HTML
7 2 (1.52%) LAMP
7 2 (1.52%) CSS
7 2 (1.52%) ODBC
8 1 (0.76%) JSON
8 1 (0.76%) WCF
8 1 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Replication
2 14 (10.61%) N-Tier
3 13 (9.85%) Clustering
3 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.30%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.45%) Windows
2 18 (13.64%) Linux
3 16 (12.12%) UNIX
4 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.30%) Solaris
7 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.12%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 11 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (6.82%) Data Modelling
5 9 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.06%) Migration
6 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.06%) Database Mirroring
7 7 (5.30%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.30%) Data Protection
8 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (4.55%) Validation
9 5 (3.79%) Change Management
9 5 (3.79%) ITIL
9 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.03%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 96 (72.73%) SQL
2 30 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 13 (9.85%) PL/SQL
4 12 (9.09%) C#
5 9 (6.82%) VB
6 6 (4.55%) Java
6 6 (4.55%) sed
6 6 (4.55%) AWK
7 3 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.27%) Bourne shell
7 3 (2.27%) C
7 3 (2.27%) Perl
8 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.52%) VBA
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.27%) Degree
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) MCSA
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Oracle
2 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) SAP
4 8 (6.06%) VMware
5 5 (3.79%) Sybase
5 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.03%) Facebook
7 3 (2.27%) Vertica
7 3 (2.27%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (2.27%) MapR
8 2 (1.52%) NetApp
9 1 (0.76%) Netezza
9 1 (0.76%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.76%) Remedy
9 1 (0.76%) HP
9 1 (0.76%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
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