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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 15 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.33% 4.76% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 4.88% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex 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
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 82 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 97.67% 97.62% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 49
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

DBA
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

DBA Salary Trend in Sussex

DBA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Replication

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft