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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 184 160 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 60 76 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.23% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.29% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 86
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,100 £30,722
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
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
5622 5902 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.10% 95.75% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 4912 4276
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +2 26 £44,000 -2.22% 12
Gloucestershire +7 16 £33,000 -17.50%
Dorset +10 10 £40,000 -36.00% 4
Bristol -38 6 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Somerset +10 2 £45,000 +34.32% 1
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 103 (74.64%) SQL Server
2 100 (72.46%) SQL
3 58 (42.03%) Finance
3 58 (42.03%) Performance Tuning
4 54 (39.13%) Oracle
5 37 (26.81%) Microsoft
6 36 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (26.09%) Oracle Database
7 34 (24.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (24.64%) Windows
8 29 (21.01%) T-SQL
9 28 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
11 22 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (15.94%) Banking
12 19 (13.77%) .NET
12 19 (13.77%) Relational Database
13 18 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (11.59%) Linux
15 16 (11.59%) Replication
16 15 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (10.14%) Migration
17 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
17 14 (10.14%) UNIX
18 13 (9.42%) IIS

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (9.42%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (0.72%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) SAN
2 4 (2.90%) WAN
3 3 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) LDAP
5 1 (0.72%) Firewall
5 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (74.64%) SQL Server
2 36 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 34 (24.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (20.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (13.77%) Relational Database
7 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (8.70%) RDBMS
8 12 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (7.97%) MySQL
10 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (5.07%) SSDT
12 6 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (4.35%) DB2
13 5 (3.62%) Informix
13 5 (3.62%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 58 (42.03%) Finance
2 22 (15.94%) Banking
3 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.07%) Advertising
5 5 (3.62%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.62%) Marketing
6 3 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) .NET
2 10 (7.25%) COM
3 7 (5.07%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.07%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (2.17%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.45%) HTML
6 2 (1.45%) CSS
6 2 (1.45%) Middleware
6 2 (1.45%) LAMP
7 1 (0.72%) JSON
7 1 (0.72%) WCF
7 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Replication
2 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.42%) Client/Server
3 13 (9.42%) N-Tier
3 13 (9.42%) Clustering
4 9 (6.52%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Windows
2 22 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (11.59%) Linux
5 14 (10.14%) UNIX
6 7 (5.07%) Solaris
6 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.14%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.14%) Migration
6 12 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 11 (7.97%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.52%) Data Protection
9 8 (5.80%) Database Tuning
10 6 (4.35%) Validation
10 6 (4.35%) ITIL
10 6 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.62%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (3.62%) Wealth Management
12 4 (2.90%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (72.46%) SQL
2 29 (21.01%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.25%) C#
5 9 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.80%) Perl
7 7 (5.07%) VB
8 6 (4.35%) Python
8 6 (4.35%) AWK
8 6 (4.35%) sed
9 5 (3.62%) C
10 3 (2.17%) Java
10 3 (2.17%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) Degree
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.90%) vSphere
4 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (5.07%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.07%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 54 (39.13%) Oracle
2 37 (26.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.97%) SAP
4 10 (7.25%) Sybase
5 7 (5.07%) VMware
6 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.90%) Facebook
8 3 (2.17%) Vertica
8 3 (2.17%) MapR
9 2 (1.45%) Netezza
9 2 (1.45%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.45%) NetApp
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) IBM
10 1 (0.72%) Remedy
10 1 (0.72%) Twitter
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Madison Talent Sourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc extensive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + pension, benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago