The table below looks at the statistics for the DB2 DBA role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DB2 DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 874 874 871
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 4 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.019% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 7
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £41,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £52,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DB2 DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DB2 DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DB2 DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DB2 DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK.

DB2 DBA Salary Trend in the UK

DB2 DBA
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Edinburgh +7 2 £52,000 +4.00%
Scotland +2 2 £52,000 +4.00%
England -17 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -

DB2 DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited DB2 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 DB2 DBA in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) DB2
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) IBM
4 18 (52.94%) Mainframe
5 17 (50.00%) zOS
6 15 (44.12%) Linux
6 15 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (44.12%) CA
6 15 (44.12%) REXX
7 14 (41.18%) OMEGAMON
7 14 (41.18%) BMC
7 14 (41.18%) Windows
8 12 (35.29%) ISPF
9 10 (29.41%) Degree
9 10 (29.41%) MVS
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle
10 9 (26.47%) UNIX
11 4 (11.76%) Java
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL
11 4 (11.76%) AIX
11 4 (11.76%) CICS
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
11 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
12 3 (8.82%) Change Management
12 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
13 2 (5.88%) Adabas

DB2 DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited DB2 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 DB2 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) CICS
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Adabas
3 2 (5.88%) OLAP
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) ISPF
2 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) zOS
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) MVS
5 9 (26.47%) UNIX
6 4 (11.76%) AIX
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Database Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.88%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) REXX
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) COBOL
4 2 (5.88%) JCL
4 2 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (5.88%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (5.88%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) IBM
2 15 (44.12%) CA
3 14 (41.18%) BMC
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft