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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 160 161 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 82 63 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.18% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.24% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 120
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
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
5761 5093 5187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.41% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4816 4355 4571
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 £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +1 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Gloucestershire +8 24 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Bristol -8 13 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Dorset -17 9 - -
Cornwall - 6 £35,500 -
Somerset +1 1 £45,000 +36.36%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (84.34%) SQL Server
2 133 (80.12%) SQL
3 82 (49.40%) Performance Tuning
4 72 (43.37%) Finance
5 70 (42.17%) Microsoft
6 63 (37.95%) Windows
7 52 (31.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (30.72%) T-SQL
9 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (27.71%) Oracle
11 42 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (21.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (21.08%) SQL Server 2005
14 34 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (19.28%) Performance Monitoring
16 30 (18.07%) Migration
17 29 (17.47%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (15.06%) Capacity Planning
20 24 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
21 23 (13.86%) IIS
21 23 (13.86%) Database Tuning
22 22 (13.25%) Degree
22 22 (13.25%) Client/Server
22 22 (13.25%) Data Modelling
23 21 (12.65%) N-Tier
23 21 (12.65%) MS Excel
23 21 (12.65%) MS Office
23 21 (12.65%) COM
24 20 (12.05%) Data Protection Act

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (13.86%) IIS
2 15 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.81%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.60%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (12.65%) MS Office
1 21 (12.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.60%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.02%) WAN
2 8 (4.82%) SAN
3 2 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (84.34%) SQL Server
2 52 (31.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (21.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (21.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (17.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (10.24%) Oracle Database
7 17 (10.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (4.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.61%) DB2
11 6 (3.61%) Informix
11 6 (3.61%) IDMS
12 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (3.01%) MySQL
13 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.81%) OLTP
13 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (7.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (43.37%) Finance
2 16 (9.64%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.61%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.65%) COM
2 13 (7.83%) .NET
3 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.20%) HTML
5 2 (1.20%) LAMP
6 1 (0.60%) jQuery
6 1 (0.60%) HTML5
6 1 (0.60%) CSS3
6 1 (0.60%) CSS
6 1 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.25%) Client/Server
3 21 (12.65%) N-Tier
4 20 (12.05%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (11.45%) Replication
6 18 (10.84%) Clustering
7 14 (8.43%) Computer Science
8 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
8 9 (5.42%) Statistics
9 2 (1.20%) GIS
9 2 (1.20%) Open Source
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.60%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.60%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 63 (37.95%) Windows
2 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (7.83%) Linux
6 8 (4.82%) UNIX
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (49.40%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (19.28%) Performance Monitoring
3 30 (18.07%) Migration
4 25 (15.06%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (13.86%) Database Tuning
6 22 (13.25%) Data Modelling
7 20 (12.05%) Data Protection
8 17 (10.24%) Service Delivery
9 13 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (7.23%) Performance Improvement
11 10 (6.02%) Database Security
12 9 (5.42%) Change Management
12 9 (5.42%) ITIL
13 8 (4.82%) ETL
13 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.22%) Line Management
14 7 (4.22%) Release Management
15 6 (3.61%) Wealth Management
16 5 (3.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (80.12%) SQL
2 51 (30.72%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.23%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.02%) Python
5 9 (5.42%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.42%) VB
6 6 (3.61%) Perl
7 5 (3.01%) C#
7 5 (3.01%) VBScript
8 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.20%) C
9 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.20%) VB6
10 1 (0.60%) C-shell
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (7.23%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (3.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.81%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 70 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 46 (27.71%) Oracle
3 7 (4.22%) Sybase
3 7 (4.22%) SAP
4 3 (1.81%) NetApp
5 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.60%) ESRI
6 1 (0.60%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.60%) Netezza
6 1 (0.60%) Twitter
6 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
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Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: DOE + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Negotiable + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago