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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 186 188 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 58 47 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.96% 0.76% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.79% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 80
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
5777 5948 4959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.87% 95.89% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4911 4385
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Bristol -1 18 £40,000 - 4
Gloucestershire -2 16 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire -3 16 £44,000 -2.22% 3
Dorset +8 6 - - 1
Somerset +15 2 £45,000 +36.36%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 117 (83.57%) SQL Server
2 108 (77.14%) SQL
3 62 (44.29%) Finance
4 60 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 48 (34.29%) Windows
6 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
7 41 (29.29%) Oracle
8 37 (26.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 35 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 33 (23.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
13 24 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
13 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database
15 22 (15.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (14.29%) Migration
18 19 (13.57%) Banking
18 19 (13.57%) .NET
19 17 (12.14%) Service Delivery
19 17 (12.14%) IIS
19 17 (12.14%) Client/Server
19 17 (12.14%) N-Tier
20 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
20 16 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
21 15 (10.71%) Replication
21 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (12.14%) IIS
2 13 (9.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.71%) JBoss
3 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) MS Office
2 14 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) WAN
2 4 (2.86%) SAN
3 3 (2.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) NAS
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (83.57%) SQL Server
2 37 (26.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (23.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (16.43%) Oracle Database
6 22 (15.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (8.57%) Relational Database
10 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (5.71%) MySQL
12 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (5.00%) DB2
12 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (4.29%) Informix
13 6 (4.29%) IDMS
14 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
15 4 (2.86%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 62 (44.29%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Advertising
5 6 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.57%) Marketing
7 3 (2.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) .NET
2 15 (10.71%) COM
3 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.43%) CSS
5 2 (1.43%) HTML
5 2 (1.43%) LAMP
5 2 (1.43%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.71%) REST
6 1 (0.71%) JSON
6 1 (0.71%) WCF
6 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.14%) Client/Server
2 17 (12.14%) N-Tier
3 15 (10.71%) Replication
4 14 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (7.86%) Clustering
6 7 (5.00%) Statistics
6 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.71%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.71%) GIS
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.29%) Windows
2 35 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.43%) Linux
5 9 (6.43%) UNIX
6 3 (2.14%) Solaris
6 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 20 (14.29%) Migration
5 17 (12.14%) Service Delivery
6 16 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 16 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 12 (8.57%) Database Tuning
9 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.00%) ITIL
12 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.29%) Wealth Management
12 6 (4.29%) Performance Improvement
13 5 (3.57%) Database Security
13 5 (3.57%) Line Management
14 4 (2.86%) Database Mirroring
14 4 (2.86%) Patch Management
14 4 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (77.14%) SQL
2 35 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.14%) Python
5 8 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.00%) C#
6 7 (5.00%) Perl
7 4 (2.86%) C
7 4 (2.86%) VB
8 3 (2.14%) Java
9 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.43%) AWK
9 2 (1.43%) sed
10 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) R
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Degree
2 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 47 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.29%) Oracle
3 10 (7.14%) SAP
4 8 (5.71%) Sybase
5 6 (4.29%) VMware
6 4 (2.86%) Facebook
7 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.43%) Netezza
8 2 (1.43%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.43%) NetApp
9 1 (0.71%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy
9 1 (0.71%) ESRI
9 1 (0.71%) Twitter
9 1 (0.71%) Vertica
9 1 (0.71%) MapR
Bristol, Avon
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago