The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 67 21 45
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 6 50 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.84% 7.89% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 8.10% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 19
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
DBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 617 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.65% 97.32% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 554 505 420
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent -24 5 £30,000 -33.33%
DBA
West Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (44.00%) XML
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (44.00%) RDBMS
5 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) ETL
9 4 (16.00%) Web Services
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (12.00%) Database Security
10 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.00%) Change Management
10 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (12.00%) Windows
10 3 (12.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.00%) DTS
11 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
11 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (8.00%) OLAP

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) RDBMS
3 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (12.00%) DTS
6 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (8.00%) OLAP
6 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Debian
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (28.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Database Security
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Talend
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects