The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 160 185 145
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 94 65 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 1.09% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.12% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 43 86
Median salary £41,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,262
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,845 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +0.81%
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
5457 5809 5905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.14% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4894 4879
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

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 31 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +31 27 £36,750 -18.33% 4
Somerset +14 21 £41,000 -8.88% 2
Cornwall - 13 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -11 11 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Devon +9 8 £45,000 +34.32% 3
Dorset +4 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Wiltshire -3 7 £36,750 -6.96% 1
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 151 (77.84%) SQL
2 146 (75.26%) SQL Server
3 104 (53.61%) T-SQL
4 89 (45.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (34.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (29.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (28.35%) Performance Tuning
8 51 (26.29%) Microsoft
9 50 (25.77%) Oracle
10 46 (23.71%) Windows
11 44 (22.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 42 (21.65%) Oracle Database
13 39 (20.10%) PowerShell
14 38 (19.59%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (17.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
16 32 (16.49%) Windows Server
17 31 (15.98%) Linux
17 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
17 31 (15.98%) Data Warehouse
17 31 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (13.40%) Finance
19 25 (12.89%) Oracle RMAN
19 25 (12.89%) Oracle RAC
20 24 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
20 24 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (11.86%) OLTP
21 23 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
22 22 (11.34%) XML
23 21 (10.82%) Migration

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.70%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) Commerce Server
3 4 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.03%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Oracle Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (9.79%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (5.67%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.06%) SAP CRM
4 4 (2.06%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.06%) SAP SCM
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) GitHub
2 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) SAN
2 3 (1.55%) Intranet
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (75.26%) SQL Server
2 89 (45.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (34.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (29.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 44 (22.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 42 (21.65%) Oracle Database
7 38 (19.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 33 (17.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (15.98%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (11.86%) OLTP
11 23 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
12 18 (9.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (8.25%) OLAP
13 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
14 13 (6.70%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (6.19%) MySQL
16 11 (5.67%) MongoDB
16 11 (5.67%) RDBMS
17 10 (5.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.09%) tSQLt
3 1 (0.52%) Ant
3 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Hudson
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) JUnit
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 26 (13.40%) Finance
2 14 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.06%) Electronics
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.34%) XML
2 12 (6.19%) MDX
2 12 (6.19%) Web Services
3 9 (4.64%) Middleware
4 8 (4.12%) JSON
4 8 (4.12%) REST
5 5 (2.58%) .NET
6 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.55%) RESTful
7 2 (1.03%) HTML
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.52%) EJB
8 1 (0.52%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (0.52%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.52%) Spring
8 1 (0.52%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.15%) Clustering
2 10 (5.15%) Digital Media
2 10 (5.15%) Statistics
3 8 (4.12%) Replication
4 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.06%) NHS
4 4 (2.06%) Physics
5 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.03%) iPad
5 2 (1.03%) iPhone
5 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.52%) CMDB
6 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.71%) Windows
2 32 (16.49%) Windows Server
3 31 (15.98%) Linux
4 19 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (6.19%) Unix
6 8 (4.12%) AIX
6 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.58%) Solaris
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.35%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (10.82%) Migration
5 20 (10.31%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (8.76%) CRM
6 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
7 16 (8.25%) ERP
8 13 (6.70%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.19%) ITIL
10 11 (5.67%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.64%) High Availability
11 9 (4.64%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.64%) TDD
12 8 (4.12%) ETL
12 8 (4.12%) OWASP
12 8 (4.12%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (3.61%) Information Security
13 7 (3.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (77.84%) SQL
2 104 (53.61%) T-SQL
3 39 (20.10%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.19%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.12%) VBScript
7 5 (2.58%) Java
8 4 (2.06%) VB
9 3 (1.55%) C#
9 3 (1.55%) Perl
9 3 (1.55%) PHP
10 2 (1.03%) C
11 1 (0.52%) C++
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (10.31%) MCSA
3 18 (9.28%) Degree
3 18 (9.28%) Security Cleared
4 15 (7.73%) MCP
5 11 (5.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.15%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.64%) MCSE
8 5 (2.58%) OCP
8 5 (2.58%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.03%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (12.89%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (12.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (8.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (7.22%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.58%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.52%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 51 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.77%) Oracle
3 13 (6.70%) SAP
4 10 (5.15%) RedGate
5 9 (4.64%) VMware
6 2 (1.03%) Lotus
6 2 (1.03%) NetApp
6 2 (1.03%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.03%) Sage
6 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.52%) Cognos
7 1 (0.52%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.52%) Informatica
7 1 (0.52%) Siebel
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Generous Benifit Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Taunton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Camborne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Relocation + Home working
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Salary: £40,028 - £48,034
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago