The median annual salary for a DBA was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 101 116
Rank change year-on-year -34 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 10 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.54% 1.00% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.03% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 17
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

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 1816 1551 1897
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.37% 97.12% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1516 1349 1640
Median salary £42,500 £40,127 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.91% +0.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Bristol

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (47.37%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) Statistics
5 7 (36.84%) Marketing
5 7 (36.84%) Data Management
5 7 (36.84%) Statistical Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Electronics
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
7 5 (26.32%) SAP
7 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
7 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) Change Control
9 3 (15.79%) Database Security

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) DB2
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Marketing
2 5 (26.32%) Electronics
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Data Management
2 7 (36.84%) Statistical Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Statistics
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 3 (15.79%) Database Security
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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