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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 167 127 101
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 77 110 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.18% 1.96% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.05% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 63 108 125
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
6241 5377 5394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.69% 95.68% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5228 4651 4786
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +5 31 £42,500 -1.16% 5
Gloucestershire -29 13 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Bristol +2 12 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Devon -24 9 £27,500 -32.92%
Somerset -18 6 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Dorset -14 4 - -
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 136 (80.00%) SQL
2 113 (66.47%) SQL Server
3 74 (43.53%) Performance Tuning
4 67 (39.41%) Oracle
5 60 (35.29%) T-SQL
6 56 (32.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (27.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (25.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (25.29%) Microsoft
10 39 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (22.94%) Oracle Database
11 35 (20.59%) Replication
12 30 (17.65%) Clustering
13 29 (17.06%) Database Tuning
14 28 (16.47%) SQL Server 2012
15 27 (15.88%) PL/SQL
16 25 (14.71%) Windows
16 25 (14.71%) SAN
16 25 (14.71%) Linux
17 23 (13.53%) Oracle RAC
18 22 (12.94%) Finance
19 19 (11.18%) Degree
20 18 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
20 18 (10.59%) Change Management
21 17 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 16 (9.41%) SLA
23 15 (8.82%) Configuration Management
23 15 (8.82%) Release Management
23 15 (8.82%) Problem Management
24 14 (8.24%) Relational Database

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.35%) Agresso
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.59%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.71%) SAN
2 2 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) LAN
3 1 (0.59%) WAN
3 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (66.47%) SQL Server
2 56 (32.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (27.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (25.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (22.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (22.94%) Oracle Database
6 28 (16.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (8.24%) Relational Database
10 13 (7.65%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (7.65%) MySQL
11 10 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (5.88%) DTS
12 9 (5.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (4.71%) RDBMS
14 6 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
16 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.59%) Toad
General
1 22 (12.94%) Finance
2 14 (8.24%) Banking
3 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.35%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.76%) COM
2 2 (1.18%) HTML
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) jQuery
3 1 (0.59%) HTML5
3 1 (0.59%) CSS3
3 1 (0.59%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.59%) Replication
2 30 (17.65%) Clustering
3 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.35%) Open Source
7 3 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.76%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.59%) PDA
9 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.71%) Windows
1 25 (14.71%) Linux
2 13 (7.65%) UNIX
3 7 (4.12%) Solaris
4 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (43.53%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (17.06%) Database Tuning
3 18 (10.59%) Change Management
4 15 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.82%) Release Management
4 15 (8.82%) Configuration Management
5 14 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.65%) Database Security
7 11 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (5.88%) ITIL
9 8 (4.71%) ETL
9 8 (4.71%) Migration
10 7 (4.12%) ERP
10 7 (4.12%) Data Modelling
11 6 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.94%) Incident Management
12 5 (2.94%) High Availability
12 5 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
13 4 (2.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (80.00%) SQL
2 60 (35.29%) T-SQL
3 27 (15.88%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.29%) Shell Script
4 9 (5.29%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.71%) VB
6 7 (4.12%) C#
7 3 (1.76%) Java
7 3 (1.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.76%) VB6
8 2 (1.18%) Korn
8 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.18%) Perl
8 2 (1.18%) VBScript
9 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Degree
2 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.18%) MCITP
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (7.65%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 67 (39.41%) Oracle
2 43 (25.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.24%) VMware
4 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.35%) SAP
5 3 (1.76%) NetApp
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.59%) Netezza
7 1 (0.59%) Cognos
7 1 (0.59%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.59%) Sybase
7 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Intergraph (UK) Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Shares
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Shares
Posted: 22 days ago