The median annual salary for a DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.26% - 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 142 130 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 93.42% 95.59% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 119 109 64
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Belfast

DBA
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for DBA in Belfast

DBA Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) ETL
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (66.67%) Service Management
3 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (66.67%) High Availability
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Cadence

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ETL
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL
3 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (66.67%) High Availability
3 8 (66.67%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cadence