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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 143 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 110 76 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.94% 1.24% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.27% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 95 54 54
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5476 5963 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.39% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4891 4703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,859
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 30 April 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
Somerset +23 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bristol +3 27 £42,500 +17.24% 6
Gloucestershire +7 19 £42,500 +2.40% 2
Wiltshire -8 15 £45,000 - 8
Devon - 9 £42,500 - 1
Dorset +2 2 £38,750 -
Cornwall -8 1 £27,500 -8.33%
DBA
England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 160 (66.67%) SQL
2 141 (58.75%) SQL Server
3 97 (40.42%) Oracle
4 88 (36.67%) Oracle Database
5 79 (32.92%) Performance Tuning
6 76 (31.67%) T-SQL
7 75 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (27.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 66 (27.50%) Linux
10 64 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
11 63 (26.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 62 (25.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 62 (25.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 59 (24.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 59 (24.58%) Finance
13 59 (24.58%) Oracle Applications
13 59 (24.58%) Oracle EBS
14 52 (21.67%) Shell Script
15 51 (21.25%) Unix
16 48 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 47 (19.58%) Oracle EBS R12
18 45 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
19 42 (17.50%) Relational Database
20 41 (17.08%) RDBMS
21 39 (16.25%) VMware
22 38 (15.83%) Oracle Database 10g
22 38 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
23 37 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
23 37 (15.42%) Security Cleared
23 37 (15.42%) SQL Server 2005

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 35 (14.58%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 12 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 59 (24.58%) Oracle Applications
1 59 (24.58%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (19.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (10.42%) Oracle 11i
4 24 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
5 18 (7.50%) Oracle ASCP
6 7 (2.92%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.42%) FastStats
8 1 (0.42%) FastStats PeopleStage
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) SAN
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 88 (36.67%) Oracle Database
3 75 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (27.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 62 (25.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (25.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (24.58%) Oracle Database 12c
7 45 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 42 (17.50%) Relational Database
9 41 (17.08%) RDBMS
10 38 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (15.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 37 (15.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (12.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 30 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 27 (11.25%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (7.92%) Oracle9i Database
16 15 (6.25%) SSDT
17 8 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.42%) Ant
3 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.42%) Hudson
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) JUnit
3 1 (0.42%) NUnit
3 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 59 (24.58%) Finance
2 27 (11.25%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.33%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.83%) Law
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.58%) .NET
2 16 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 15 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 13 (5.42%) XML
5 7 (2.92%) Middleware
6 5 (2.08%) ISPF
6 5 (2.08%) Web Services
6 5 (2.08%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.83%) RESTful
8 1 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.42%) HTML
8 1 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.67%) Replication
3 14 (5.83%) Clustering
4 10 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 8 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.33%) Physics
6 5 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.08%) Statistics
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) CMDB
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (27.50%) Linux
2 51 (21.25%) Unix
3 34 (14.17%) Windows
4 24 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.08%) Solaris
6 5 (2.08%) zOS
7 4 (1.67%) AIX
8 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (32.92%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (12.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (11.25%) ERP
3 27 (11.25%) ETL
4 26 (10.83%) Performance Monitoring
5 22 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 15 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (6.25%) CRM
7 14 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (5.83%) ITIL
8 12 (5.00%) High Availability
9 11 (4.58%) Patch Management
10 8 (3.33%) Database Theory
10 8 (3.33%) Time Management
11 7 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (2.08%) Data Analysis
13 5 (2.08%) Load Testing
13 5 (2.08%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 160 (66.67%) SQL
2 76 (31.67%) T-SQL
3 52 (21.67%) Shell Script
4 22 (9.17%) PowerShell
5 16 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 15 (6.25%) C#
7 8 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.92%) VB
9 5 (2.08%) JCL
10 3 (1.25%) C
10 3 (1.25%) Java
10 3 (1.25%) PHP
11 2 (0.83%) C++
11 2 (0.83%) Perl
12 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 13 (5.42%) Degree
3 13 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.00%) OCP
4 12 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.25%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.25%) MCITP
7 3 (1.25%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.08%) ISO 14001
2 5 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 64 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.08%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 63 (26.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 48 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 34 (14.17%) Data Guard
4 26 (10.83%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.08%) Oracle Flashback
5 5 (2.08%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.42%) Puppet
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (40.42%) Oracle
2 39 (16.25%) VMware
3 18 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.92%) SAP
5 5 (2.08%) RedGate
6 3 (1.25%) Cognos
7 1 (0.42%) Apteco
7 1 (0.42%) Citrix
7 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.42%) IFS
7 1 (0.42%) Informatica
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.42%) Siebel
7 1 (0.42%) Sybase
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