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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 43 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 16 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.89% 2.72% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 2.82% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +6.25%
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
404 532 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.30% 96.55% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 355 498 614
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Bury St Edmunds -1 2 £42,500 +112.50%
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (93.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (60.61%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
4 17 (51.52%) Windows
4 17 (51.52%) Oracle
5 16 (48.48%) Replication
6 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (33.33%) UNIX
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (30.30%) WebLogic
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (30.30%) Middleware
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
11 8 (24.24%) Clustering
12 7 (21.21%) Data Architecture
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
13 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
13 6 (18.18%) MySQL
14 5 (15.15%) Web Services
14 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
14 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (30.30%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (93.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.18%) MySQL
8 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
8 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.03%) OLTP
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
10 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Middleware
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Replication
2 8 (24.24%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (21.21%) Data Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) High Availability
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Release Management
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) VMware