The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / South West
Rank 146 136 171
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 91 129 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 2.24% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.31% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 78 121 63
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,600 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,250 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%

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
4949 5583 5819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.51% 97.03% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 4627 4914
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +43 39 £45,000 +16.78% 1
Devon +8 22 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Somerset -19 13 £60,000 +56.86%
Bristol -21 12 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Gloucestershire -17 3 £50,000 +27.38%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 115 (67.65%) SQL
2 110 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 72 (42.35%) Oracle
4 56 (32.94%) Oracle Database
5 55 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (28.24%) High Availability
7 45 (26.47%) T-SQL
8 43 (25.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
10 38 (22.35%) Migration
10 38 (22.35%) Oracle RMAN
11 37 (21.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2014
13 35 (20.59%) Linux
14 29 (17.06%) Finance
14 29 (17.06%) Data Guard
15 28 (16.47%) Database Security
16 26 (15.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (14.71%) MySQL
18 23 (13.53%) SLA
18 23 (13.53%) Microsoft
18 23 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
19 22 (12.94%) Security Cleared
19 22 (12.94%) Oracle EBS R12
19 22 (12.94%) NetBackup
19 22 (12.94%) Oracle EBS
19 22 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (12.35%) Windows

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 17 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.94%) IIS
3 4 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (12.94%) Oracle EBS
1 22 (12.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (12.35%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (3.53%) Sage 1000
6 5 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) SaaS
2 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) Intranet
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 56 (32.94%) Oracle Database
3 43 (25.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (21.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (21.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (15.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (14.71%) MySQL
8 25 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 16 (9.41%) Oracle OWB
11 16 (9.41%) RDBMS
12 15 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (7.65%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (7.65%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (7.65%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (4.71%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.41%) PeopleTools
2 4 (2.35%) JIRA
3 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (17.06%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.12%) Banking
4 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.59%) .NET
2 11 (6.47%) Middleware
3 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.18%) MDX
6 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.59%) JSON
6 1 (0.59%) REST
6 1 (0.59%) RESTful
6 1 (0.59%) Web Services
6 1 (0.59%) WinForms
6 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Clustering
2 9 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.53%) Replication
4 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.59%) Linux
2 21 (12.35%) Windows
3 9 (5.29%) Unix
4 6 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.76%) AIX
5 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (28.24%) High Availability
3 38 (22.35%) Migration
4 28 (16.47%) Database Security
5 22 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (12.35%) Data Migration
7 20 (11.76%) ITIL
8 19 (11.18%) ITIL V3
9 16 (9.41%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (8.24%) ERP
12 13 (7.65%) CRM
12 13 (7.65%) ETL
13 11 (6.47%) BPEL
13 11 (6.47%) Load Testing
13 11 (6.47%) Scrum
14 9 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (4.71%) Data Modelling
16 7 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
16 7 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (67.65%) SQL
2 45 (26.47%) T-SQL
3 18 (10.59%) C#
4 16 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 16 (9.41%) SQR
5 14 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.29%) VB
7 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.18%) DV Cleared
2 19 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.24%) MCSA
5 5 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (2.35%) Degree
7 3 (1.76%) MCSE
8 2 (1.18%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.59%) MCP
9 1 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.53%) SLA
2 9 (5.29%) ISO 14001
2 9 (5.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 40 (23.53%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (22.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 29 (17.06%) Data Guard
3 22 (12.94%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (3.53%) Perfmon
5 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.76%) Puppet
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (42.35%) Oracle
2 23 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.59%) VMware
4 16 (9.41%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (6.47%) Siebel
6 6 (3.53%) HP
6 6 (3.53%) Sage
7 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.35%) Veeam
8 3 (1.76%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.18%) Google
9 2 (1.18%) RedGate
9 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.59%) Pegasus
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Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton Abbot
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £38248 - £49978 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago