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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 169 186 129
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 68 48 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 0.79% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.82% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 55 40 80
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,250 £45,000
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
5586 5820 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.72% 95.54% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4687 4858 4538
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Gloucestershire +9 24 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Bristol +9 23 £38,500 +28.33% 2
Wiltshire +8 14 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Dorset +6 4 - - 1
Somerset +16 3 £45,000 +36.36% 2
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 129 (88.97%) SQL Server
2 117 (80.69%) SQL
3 69 (47.59%) Finance
4 68 (46.90%) Performance Tuning
5 62 (42.76%) Windows
6 60 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (31.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (28.28%) T-SQL
11 37 (25.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 33 (22.76%) Oracle
12 33 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (22.07%) Performance Monitoring
14 31 (21.38%) Capacity Planning
15 29 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 27 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (17.93%) Migration
18 23 (15.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 22 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (15.17%) Client/Server
19 22 (15.17%) Data Modelling
20 21 (14.48%) N-Tier
20 21 (14.48%) IIS
20 21 (14.48%) MS Office
20 21 (14.48%) COM
20 21 (14.48%) SQL Server 2005
21 20 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
21 20 (13.79%) Data Protection
22 17 (11.72%) Service Delivery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (14.48%) IIS
2 14 (9.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.38%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 21 (14.48%) MS Office
2 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) WAN
2 5 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (1.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (88.97%) SQL Server
2 46 (31.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (25.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (15.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (14.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (11.03%) Oracle Database
9 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.83%) DB2
10 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (4.14%) MySQL
11 6 (4.14%) Informix
11 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (4.14%) IDMS
12 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (2.07%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 69 (47.59%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Advertising
4 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Marketing
6 3 (2.07%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.48%) COM
2 16 (11.03%) .NET
3 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.38%) LAMP
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.69%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) Middleware
5 1 (0.69%) JSON
5 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.17%) Client/Server
3 21 (14.48%) N-Tier
4 20 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (11.03%) Replication
6 13 (8.97%) Clustering
7 10 (6.90%) Statistics
7 10 (6.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.38%) GIS
9 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 62 (42.76%) Windows
2 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.52%) UNIX
5 8 (5.52%) Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (46.90%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (22.07%) Performance Monitoring
3 31 (21.38%) Capacity Planning
4 26 (17.93%) Migration
5 22 (15.17%) Data Modelling
6 20 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 17 (11.72%) Service Delivery
8 15 (10.34%) Database Tuning
9 14 (9.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.90%) Performance Improvement
11 9 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.21%) ITIL
12 7 (4.83%) Line Management
13 6 (4.14%) Wealth Management
14 5 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
14 5 (3.45%) Database Security
14 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (2.76%) ETL
15 4 (2.76%) Patch Management
15 4 (2.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (80.69%) SQL
2 41 (28.28%) T-SQL
3 14 (9.66%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.90%) Python
5 6 (4.14%) Perl
6 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.76%) VB
8 3 (2.07%) VBScript
8 3 (2.07%) C
8 3 (2.07%) C#
9 2 (1.38%) Java
10 1 (0.69%) R
10 1 (0.69%) C-shell
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.83%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.76%) vSphere
3 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.76%) Oracle
3 8 (5.52%) SAP
4 6 (4.14%) Sybase
5 5 (3.45%) VMware
6 4 (2.76%) NetApp
6 4 (2.76%) Facebook
7 2 (1.38%) Netezza
7 2 (1.38%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.69%) Twitter
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) HP
8 1 (0.69%) ESRI
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 30000-38000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago