The median annual salary for a DBA was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 March 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 of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 162 188
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 96 119 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.56% 1.60% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.66% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50 89 74
Median salary £44,500 £45,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.65% -9.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £63,150 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5925 7156 7405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.03% 96.23% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 5778 5964
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +38 34 £44,500 +4.70% 7
Hertfordshire -13 26 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Essex -6 16 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Norfolk - 12 £37,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +11 6 £46,000 +6.73% 1
Suffolk +27 2 £45,000 +11.11% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 of England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 160 (71.43%) SQL
2 130 (58.04%) Oracle
3 126 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 113 (50.45%) Oracle Database
5 82 (36.61%) Linux
6 72 (32.14%) Unix
7 62 (27.68%) Performance Tuning
8 58 (25.89%) Oracle EBS
9 55 (24.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (22.77%) PL/SQL
11 50 (22.32%) High Availability
11 50 (22.32%) DevOps
12 49 (21.88%) Finance
13 46 (20.54%) Data Guard
14 44 (19.64%) Oracle RMAN
14 44 (19.64%) WebLogic
15 41 (18.30%) Oracle Database 12c
16 39 (17.41%) Solaris
17 38 (16.96%) Microsoft
18 36 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (15.63%) T-SQL
19 35 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 34 (15.18%) Oracle Database 11g
20 34 (15.18%) Oracle EBS R12
21 33 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
21 33 (14.73%) Shell Script
21 33 (14.73%) Clustering
22 31 (13.84%) Middleware

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 44 (19.64%) WebLogic
2 28 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 28 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.13%) SAS
4 6 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.34%) Confluence
7 2 (0.89%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 58 (25.89%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (15.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (6.70%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.23%) SAN
2 3 (1.34%) Firewall
2 3 (1.34%) Internet
2 3 (1.34%) NAS
3 1 (0.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 113 (50.45%) Oracle Database
3 55 (24.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (24.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (18.30%) Oracle Database 12c
5 35 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (15.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 33 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (13.39%) Relational Database
9 25 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (10.27%) RDBMS
11 21 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (7.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (7.14%) MySQL
13 16 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
14 13 (5.80%) OLAP
14 13 (5.80%) OLTP
14 13 (5.80%) QlikView
15 11 (4.91%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) JIRA
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.45%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (21.88%) Finance
2 9 (4.02%) Advertising
2 9 (4.02%) Marketing
3 6 (2.68%) Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.89%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.84%) Middleware
2 28 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (5.80%) Web Services
4 9 (4.02%) XML
5 7 (3.13%) REST
5 7 (3.13%) SOAP
5 7 (3.13%) XML Messaging
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (1.34%) .NET
7 3 (1.34%) HTML
7 3 (1.34%) MDX
7 3 (1.34%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.89%) JSF
8 2 (0.89%) JSON
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.73%) Clustering
2 22 (9.82%) Replication
3 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.34%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.89%) Wiki
7 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 82 (36.61%) Linux
2 72 (32.14%) Unix
3 39 (17.41%) Solaris
4 23 (10.27%) Windows
5 14 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.89%) SUSE
7 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.89%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.68%) Performance Tuning
2 50 (22.32%) DevOps
2 50 (22.32%) High Availability
3 36 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (13.84%) ETL
6 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 28 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (12.50%) SOA
8 24 (10.71%) ITIL
9 17 (7.59%) Change Management
9 17 (7.59%) Data Integration
10 16 (7.14%) ERP
10 16 (7.14%) Migration
11 14 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (5.36%) Change Control
13 12 (5.36%) Scrum
14 11 (4.91%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 160 (71.43%) SQL
2 51 (22.77%) PL/SQL
3 35 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 33 (14.73%) Shell Script
5 12 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.23%) AWK
7 5 (2.23%) C-shell
7 5 (2.23%) Perl
8 3 (1.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.89%) Java
9 2 (0.89%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) Korn
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
10 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (11.16%) OCP
1 25 (11.16%) Oracle Certification
2 20 (8.93%) OCA
3 12 (5.36%) Degree
4 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.34%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.34%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.89%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.89%) MCP
8 2 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) MCSA
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (13.39%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (20.54%) Data Guard
2 44 (19.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (6.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.79%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 130 (58.04%) Oracle
2 38 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.48%) Tableau
4 17 (7.59%) Cognos
5 16 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
6 11 (4.91%) SAP
7 7 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.13%) Teradata
8 4 (1.79%) EMC
9 2 (0.89%) Citrix
9 2 (0.89%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.89%) RedGate
9 2 (0.89%) Sun
9 2 (0.89%) Sybase
10 1 (0.45%) Dell
10 1 (0.45%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.45%) IBM
10 1 (0.45%) Remedy
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