Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 114 138
Rank change year-on-year -46 +24 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 71 163 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.37% 2.51% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.57% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63 114 129
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £51,750 £47,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 5057 6334 7285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.72% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 5011 5906
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,700 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for DBA in the East Midlands

DBA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -26 45 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Leicestershire +24 8 £41,250 -8.33% 3
Derbyshire -14 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Northamptonshire +11 6 £32,500 -23.53%
Lincolnshire +15 2 £32,500 -23.53%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 48 (67.61%) SQL
2 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
3 33 (46.48%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (35.21%) Linux
5 24 (33.80%) Oracle
6 22 (30.99%) Oracle Database
7 20 (28.17%) Clustering
8 19 (26.76%) Replication
8 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
9 18 (25.35%) Windows
10 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (19.72%) Data Guard
12 14 (19.72%) Oracle RMAN
13 12 (16.90%) MySQL
13 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (15.49%) High Availability
14 11 (15.49%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (15.49%) Unix
14 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
14 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
15 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (11.27%) Python
16 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
16 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
17 7 (9.86%) Customer Requirements
17 7 (9.86%) Retail
17 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (30.99%) Oracle Database
3 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (16.90%) MySQL
5 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
6 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
7 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.45%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
13 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
13 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (9.86%) Retail
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Clustering
2 19 (26.76%) Replication
3 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Linux
2 18 (25.35%) Windows
3 11 (15.49%) Unix
4 7 (9.86%) AIX
4 7 (9.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (15.49%) High Availability
3 8 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (9.86%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
6 5 (7.04%) DevOps
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.04%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.63%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (4.23%) Change Control
8 3 (4.23%) Change Management
8 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.23%) ERP
8 3 (4.23%) ETL
8 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
2 8 (11.27%) Python
3 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Master's Degree
2 3 (4.23%) MCDBA
2 3 (4.23%) MCITP
2 3 (4.23%) MCSA
2 3 (4.23%) MCSE
2 3 (4.23%) OCA
2 3 (4.23%) OCP
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) Data Guard
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (5.63%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) hybris
3 2 (2.82%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Sun
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) EMC
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com