The median annual salary for a DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 25 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
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.43% 0.97% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 0.99% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +9.37%  
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 Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 204 203 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.03% 98.07% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 180 182 133
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Colchester

DBA
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for DBA in Colchester

DBA Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Colchester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle