Period
to 7 April 2020

The median annual salary for a DBA was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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

Database Administrator
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 162 118
Rank change year-on-year +34 -44 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 51 46 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.55% 1.10% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.14% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 93
Median annual salary £31,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,750 £57,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3,179 4,019 5,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.54% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,664 2,948 4,398
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,875 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBA in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBA in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +27 30 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Northamptonshire +22 8 £30,000 -48.94%
Derbyshire -14 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Leicestershire - 6 £30,000 -
Lincolnshire -4 1 £40,000 -
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 37 (72.55%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) Oracle
3 29 (56.86%) Oracle Database
4 22 (43.14%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (43.14%) Windows
5 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
6 18 (35.29%) PL/SQL
6 18 (35.29%) OCP
6 18 (35.29%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (33.33%) Unix
7 17 (33.33%) Linux
7 17 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (33.33%) Data Guard
8 14 (27.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (19.61%) Replication
9 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
9 10 (19.61%) Database Mirroring
10 9 (17.65%) High Availability
11 7 (13.73%) Retail
11 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (13.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 7 (13.73%) AIX
12 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (11.76%) OCA
12 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (9.80%) Shell Script

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Azure
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) Oracle Database
2 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.96%) OLAP
8 1 (1.96%) OLTP
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) EPoS
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) NHS
2 3 (5.88%) Pricing Data
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (13.73%) AIX
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (19.61%) Database Mirroring
3 9 (17.65%) High Availability
4 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (5.88%) Data Entry
7 3 (5.88%) Data Management
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.92%) ETL
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.92%) Line Management
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (1.96%) Architectural Design
9 1 (1.96%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) SQL
2 18 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) OCP
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) OCA
3 4 (7.84%) MCDBA
3 4 (7.84%) MCP
3 4 (7.84%) MCSA
3 4 (7.84%) MCSE
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds