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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 43 68 27
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 28 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.31% 1.82% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 1.88% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 23
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -43.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +1.19%
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
635 691 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.69% 96.91% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 545 550 549
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +21 23 £42,500 +41.66% 1
DBA
West Midlands

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 38 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) SQL
2 33 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 30 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (65.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (47.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (45.45%) Finance
7 19 (43.18%) Replication
8 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (36.36%) QA
9 16 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (36.36%) Clustering
10 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
11 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
11 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
12 12 (27.27%) OLTP
12 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
13 11 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
13 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
15 8 (18.18%) Database Security
16 7 (15.91%) Windows
16 7 (15.91%) Games
17 4 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
17 4 (9.09%) Linux
17 4 (9.09%) Oracle
17 4 (9.09%) UNIX
17 4 (9.09%) Pegasus
17 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
17 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 30 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (65.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
6 12 (27.27%) OLTP
6 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) HTML5
1 1 (2.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Replication
2 16 (36.36%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (47.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
5 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
6 8 (18.18%) Database Security
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) Data Security
8 1 (2.27%) Data Management
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) ETL
8 1 (2.27%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Pegasus
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) VMware