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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 48 49 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 10 16 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.24% 2.95% 7.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 3.04% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 49
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.18%
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
424 527 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.07% 97.23% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 355 495 600
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 20 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
Ipswich -8 2 £43,750 -2.77%
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle Database
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (56.52%) Middleware
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (56.52%) UNIX
4 13 (56.52%) WebLogic
5 12 (52.17%) Shell Script
5 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Data Architecture
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (21.74%) Replication
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (13.04%) Clustering
11 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
11 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (13.04%) TDD

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (56.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle Database
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (4.35%) OLTP
10 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
10 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Middleware
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (30.43%) Data Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Shell Script
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) VMware