The first table below looks at the demand for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 58 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 24 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.29% 6.06% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 6.26% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 33
Average salary £39,500 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.92% +46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £43,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
699 639 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.75% 96.82% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 570 551 429
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
DBA
West Midlands

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Staffordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Staffordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Cannock - 9 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent -12 6 £30,000 -42.85%
Stafford -8 2 £24,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent -9 1 £31,500 -30.00%
DBA
West Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 59 (95.16%) SQL Server
2 58 (93.55%) SQL
3 33 (53.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (33.87%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (32.26%) ITIL
9 18 (29.03%) Database Security
9 18 (29.03%) Degree
10 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
11 16 (25.81%) DTS
12 15 (24.19%) ETL
12 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (22.58%) Finance
14 13 (20.97%) Change Management
14 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (20.97%) Data Architecture
14 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
15 12 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (19.35%) Replication
15 12 (19.35%) OLAP
16 9 (14.52%) OLTP
16 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
16 9 (14.52%) Windows
17 7 (11.29%) Web Services
17 7 (11.29%) XML

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (1.61%) IIS
1 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (95.16%) SQL Server
2 33 (53.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (25.81%) DTS
6 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (20.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (20.97%) Relational Database
7 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (19.35%) OLAP
9 9 (14.52%) OLTP
9 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
10 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (8.06%) MySQL
11 5 (8.06%) Big Data
12 3 (4.84%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
1 7 (11.29%) Web Services
1 7 (11.29%) XML
2 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.45%) WCF
4 2 (3.23%) JSON
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.61%) Ajax
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Replication
2 6 (9.68%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Debian
2 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (33.87%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (32.26%) ITIL
4 18 (29.03%) Database Security
5 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (24.19%) ETL
7 13 (20.97%) Change Management
7 13 (20.97%) Data Architecture
8 5 (8.06%) OO
9 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) Logistics
10 2 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (3.23%) Financial Analysis
10 2 (3.23%) SOA
11 1 (1.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (93.55%) SQL
2 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Degree
2 12 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) Talend