The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 70 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.33% 4.95% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 5.07% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 12
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
DBA
North 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 Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 572 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.01% 97.61% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 479 503 485
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DBA Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 8 £22,500 -43.75%
DBA
North East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (35.00%) ERP
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) Replication
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
8 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (5.00%) Finance
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Document Management
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Dell