Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 212 177
Rank change year-on-year -40 -35 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 73 155 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 1.28% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.32% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60 146 152
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,845 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,625 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 9,630 11,745 12,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 96.81% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,268 9,616 10,461
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the East of England

DBA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for DBA in the East of England

DBA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the East of England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in the East of England

DBA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the East of England region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Essex -36 18 £41,500 +10.67% 3
Bedfordshire +18 17 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Hertfordshire -9 15 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Cambridgeshire +40 12 £45,000 - 6
Suffolk -5 6 £33,750 -10.00%
Norfolk +7 5 £38,358 -19.25% 3
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 of England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 63 (86.30%) SQL
2 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
3 33 (45.21%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (38.36%) Replication
5 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
6 26 (35.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (30.14%) Unix
7 22 (30.14%) Linux
7 22 (30.14%) Oracle
8 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database
8 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (26.03%) High Availability
9 18 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (21.92%) Client/Server
11 15 (20.55%) Migration
12 14 (19.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (19.18%) Windows
12 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
13 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (16.44%) Clustering
15 10 (13.70%) ITIL
15 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (12.33%) Python
17 8 (10.96%) Velocity
17 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (6.85%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.37%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (24.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (35.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database
4 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (24.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (19.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (8.22%) MySQL
9 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (6.85%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (6.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (6.85%) MariaDB
10 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Advertising
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Publishing
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.36%) Replication
2 16 (21.92%) Client/Server
3 12 (16.44%) Clustering
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Life Science
6 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Linux
1 22 (30.14%) Unix
2 14 (19.18%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Solaris
4 3 (4.11%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (26.03%) High Availability
3 15 (20.55%) Migration
4 14 (19.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.70%) ITIL
6 7 (9.59%) ETL
7 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.85%) DevOps
7 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
7 5 (6.85%) Physics
7 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineering
8 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (86.30%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
3 9 (12.33%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) AWK
6 2 (2.74%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) C-shell
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) Korn
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Ceph
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Data Guard
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (8.22%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.85%) Ansible
3 5 (6.85%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (2.74%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Infor
3 1 (1.37%) RedGate