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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 132 170 172
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 130 76 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 1.29% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.32% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 123 65 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £49,850
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
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Bristol +28 35 £45,000 -4.25% 3
Somerset +16 25 £37,500 -23.07% 1
Wiltshire +1 24 £40,000 -9.60% 4
Dorset +9 14 £38,750 - 3
Devon +10 11 £30,000 +30.43%
Gloucestershire -17 6 £39,250 +16.29% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (58.25%) SQL Server
2 112 (57.73%) SQL
3 88 (45.36%) Oracle
4 81 (41.75%) Oracle Database
5 72 (37.11%) Performance Tuning
6 64 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 58 (29.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 56 (28.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 56 (28.87%) Oracle RMAN
9 54 (27.84%) Linux
10 52 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 51 (26.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 50 (25.77%) Oracle EBS
13 49 (25.26%) Oracle Applications
13 49 (25.26%) Shell Script
13 49 (25.26%) Unix
13 49 (25.26%) T-SQL
14 48 (24.74%) Finance
15 44 (22.68%) Oracle RAC
16 42 (21.65%) WebLogic
17 40 (20.62%) Relational Database
18 39 (20.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 39 (20.10%) RDBMS
19 38 (19.59%) VMware
20 36 (18.56%) SQL Server 2005
21 35 (18.04%) Oracle EBS R12
22 33 (17.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
23 30 (15.46%) Oracle BI EE
23 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (14.95%) Oracle Database 10g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (21.65%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.58%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.03%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 50 (25.77%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (25.26%) Oracle Applications
3 35 (18.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (12.37%) Oracle ERP
5 20 (10.31%) Oracle ASCP
6 14 (7.22%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (3.61%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.52%) FastStats
9 1 (0.52%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) HTTP
1 1 (0.52%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (58.25%) SQL Server
2 81 (41.75%) Oracle Database
3 64 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (29.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 56 (28.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (26.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (26.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 40 (20.62%) Relational Database
9 39 (20.10%) RDBMS
9 39 (20.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 36 (18.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (15.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 29 (14.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (14.43%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (10.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (10.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (7.73%) SSDT
16 13 (6.70%) Oracle9i Database
17 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
18 6 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.52%) Toad
General
1 48 (24.74%) Finance
2 23 (11.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.55%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.79%) .NET
2 15 (7.73%) .NET Framework
2 15 (7.73%) Entity Framework
3 8 (4.12%) Middleware
4 6 (3.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.58%) WebCenter
5 5 (2.58%) XML
6 3 (1.55%) ODBC
7 2 (1.03%) ISPF
8 1 (0.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.31%) Clustering
3 18 (9.28%) Replication
4 13 (6.70%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.58%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) Physics
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.84%) Linux
2 49 (25.26%) Unix
3 25 (12.89%) Windows
4 13 (6.70%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.03%) zOS
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.11%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (12.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (12.89%) ERP
3 20 (10.31%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (9.79%) ETL
5 17 (8.76%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.70%) Capacity Management
7 13 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (5.67%) High Availability
9 10 (5.15%) CRM
10 8 (4.12%) Patch Management
11 7 (3.61%) ITIL
12 5 (2.58%) Migration
12 5 (2.58%) Project Management
13 4 (2.06%) Change Control
13 4 (2.06%) Database Mirroring
13 4 (2.06%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 112 (57.73%) SQL
2 49 (25.26%) Shell Script
2 49 (25.26%) T-SQL
3 15 (7.73%) C#
4 8 (4.12%) VB
5 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.61%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.09%) Java
7 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.55%) VBA
8 2 (1.03%) JCL
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.15%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.61%) Degree
4 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.06%) MCITP
5 4 (2.06%) OCP
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.55%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.55%) OCA
7 1 (0.52%) MCSA
7 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (22.68%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 56 (28.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 33 (17.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 28 (14.43%) NetBackup
4 16 (8.25%) Data Guard
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.03%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (45.36%) Oracle
2 38 (19.59%) VMware
3 12 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.09%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (1.55%) Red Gate
5 3 (1.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.52%) Apteco
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) Cognos
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) IFS
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42157 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + pension, bonus,
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + pension, bonus,
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
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Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago