The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 41 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 17 14 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.96% 2.53% 6.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 2.62% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
DBA
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
418 535 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.44% 96.75% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 365 500 627
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

DBA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

DBA Salary Trend in Suffolk

DBA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Ipswich +4 4 £42,500 -
Bury St Edmunds +2 2 £42,500 +112.50%
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database
3 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (48.15%) Middleware
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (48.15%) UNIX
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) WebLogic
5 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (33.33%) Replication
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (25.93%) Data Architecture
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.81%) Clustering
12 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 3 (11.11%) SOA

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (48.15%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle Database
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (40.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
12 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (3.70%) OLTP
12 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
12 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
12 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Middleware
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.93%) Data Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Release Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Database Security
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) VMware