The median annual salary for a DBA was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
South West / Bristol
Rank 122 104 119
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 9 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.50% 1.69% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.74% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 8
Median salary £38,250 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,720 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £50,000 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1760 1779 1875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.13% 96.74% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1557 1574
Median salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.87% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for DBA in Bristol

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Change Control
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Database Security
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) Security Management
8 2 (11.11%) Electronics
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Statistics

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.56%) ActiveReports
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) Database Security
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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