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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 150 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 95 119 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.50% 2.23% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.34% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83 117 113
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,218 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
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
6052 5079 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.25% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4447 4635
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Wiltshire -8 39 £42,500 -2.85% 5
Bristol +17 27 £40,000 -8.57% 6
Devon -20 12 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Dorset -6 7 £75,000 +15.38% 3
Gloucestershire -24 4 £30,000 -
Somerset -36 3 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Cornwall - 1 £34,000 -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 130 (79.75%) SQL
2 108 (66.26%) SQL Server
3 66 (40.49%) Oracle
4 64 (39.26%) Performance Tuning
5 58 (35.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (34.36%) T-SQL
7 50 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 43 (26.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (23.93%) Oracle Database
10 36 (22.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
12 33 (20.25%) Replication
13 31 (19.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (16.56%) SAN
15 26 (15.95%) PL/SQL
15 26 (15.95%) Linux
16 25 (15.34%) Clustering
16 25 (15.34%) Database Tuning
17 24 (14.72%) Finance
17 24 (14.72%) Windows
18 19 (11.66%) Degree
18 19 (11.66%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (11.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 16 (9.82%) Oracle Database 11g
19 16 (9.82%) MySQL
20 14 (8.59%) UNIX
20 14 (8.59%) VMware
21 13 (7.98%) Change Management
21 13 (7.98%) SQL Server 2000
21 13 (7.98%) SLA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.84%) IIS
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.45%) Agresso
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.56%) SAN
2 3 (1.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (66.26%) SQL Server
2 58 (35.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (30.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (26.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (23.93%) Oracle Database
6 36 (22.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (19.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (11.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (9.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (9.82%) MySQL
10 13 (7.98%) DTS
10 13 (7.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (7.36%) Relational Database
12 9 (5.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (4.91%) RDBMS
14 6 (3.68%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (3.07%) OLTP
15 5 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.07%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 24 (14.72%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) Banking
3 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Advertising
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.84%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) XML
2 2 (1.23%) HTML
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) jQuery
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
3 1 (0.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Replication
2 25 (15.34%) Clustering
3 13 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.45%) Open Source
6 2 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) PDA
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.95%) Linux
2 24 (14.72%) Windows
3 14 (8.59%) UNIX
4 11 (6.75%) Solaris
5 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.26%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (15.34%) Database Tuning
3 13 (7.98%) Change Management
4 12 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.36%) Configuration Management
4 12 (7.36%) Problem Management
4 12 (7.36%) Release Management
5 11 (6.75%) ITIL
6 9 (5.52%) ETL
6 9 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (5.52%) Database Security
7 8 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.68%) Migration
9 5 (3.07%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.07%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.07%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.07%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.45%) Waterfall
10 4 (2.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 130 (79.75%) SQL
2 56 (34.36%) T-SQL
3 26 (15.95%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.52%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.68%) VB
7 5 (3.07%) C#
8 4 (2.45%) C
9 3 (1.84%) Java
9 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.84%) VB6
10 2 (1.23%) Korn
10 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.23%) Perl
10 2 (1.23%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (11.66%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (7.98%) Data Guard
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 66 (40.49%) Oracle
2 34 (20.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.59%) VMware
4 5 (3.07%) NetApp
4 5 (3.07%) SAP
5 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.61%) Netezza
7 1 (0.61%) Cognos
7 1 (0.61%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.61%) Sybase
7 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
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