The median annual salary for a DBA was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 196 172
Rank change year-on-year +43 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 107 58 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.73% 0.85% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.89% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 93 53 102
Median salary £48,500 £43,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.13% -6.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.04% +1.76%  

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 6024 6552 8038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.22% 96.28% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4914 5554 6629
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Hertfordshire +18 43 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Essex +24 32 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire -8 25 £44,500 +4.70% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £44,500 -
Suffolk -1 2 - - 1
Norfolk -8 2 £31,625 -13.35%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 155 (77.50%) SQL
2 125 (62.50%) Oracle
3 113 (56.50%) SQL Server
4 100 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 94 (47.00%) Performance Tuning
6 73 (36.50%) Linux
7 66 (33.00%) Unix
8 63 (31.50%) PL/SQL
9 57 (28.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 52 (26.00%) Data Guard
11 49 (24.50%) High Availability
12 46 (23.00%) Oracle EBS
13 44 (22.00%) Oracle RMAN
14 42 (21.00%) Relational Database
14 42 (21.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 41 (20.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (20.50%) T-SQL
16 39 (19.50%) RDBMS
16 39 (19.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 38 (19.00%) ETL
18 37 (18.50%) Disaster Recovery
19 35 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
19 35 (17.50%) Microsoft
20 34 (17.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 31 (15.50%) WebLogic
22 30 (15.00%) OCP
22 30 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
22 30 (15.00%) DevOps
23 29 (14.50%) Windows
24 28 (14.00%) ITIL

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 31 (15.50%) WebLogic
2 27 (13.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (11.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 46 (23.00%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (10.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (6.50%) iTrent
4 8 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.00%) SAN
2 3 (1.50%) Firewall
2 3 (1.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.50%) NAS
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (56.50%) SQL Server
2 100 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 57 (28.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 42 (21.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 42 (21.00%) Relational Database
5 41 (20.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (19.50%) RDBMS
6 39 (19.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (17.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (10.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 20 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
12 19 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (8.50%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (5.00%) OLAP
14 10 (5.00%) VLDB
15 9 (4.50%) NoSQL
15 9 (4.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (5.50%) Oracle APEX
2 9 (4.50%) Subversion
3 3 (1.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (11.50%) Finance
2 16 (8.00%) Retail
3 15 (7.50%) Advertising
4 9 (4.50%) Automotive
4 9 (4.50%) Publishing
5 7 (3.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.50%) Middleware
2 23 (11.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (6.50%) Web Services
4 9 (4.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 9 (4.50%) REST
4 9 (4.50%) SOAP
4 9 (4.50%) XML
4 9 (4.50%) XML Messaging
5 8 (4.00%) MDX
6 5 (2.50%) .NET
7 3 (1.50%) SAP Basis
8 2 (1.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.00%) Clustering
3 11 (5.50%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 73 (36.50%) Linux
2 66 (33.00%) Unix
3 29 (14.50%) Windows
4 27 (13.50%) Solaris
5 20 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.00%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (47.00%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (24.50%) High Availability
3 38 (19.00%) ETL
4 37 (18.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (15.00%) DevOps
7 28 (14.00%) ITIL
8 27 (13.50%) SOA
9 23 (11.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 23 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.00%) Change Management
10 20 (10.00%) ERP
11 13 (6.50%) Data Integration
12 12 (6.00%) Data Protection
12 12 (6.00%) Migration
12 12 (6.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (5.00%) Analytics
14 10 (5.00%) Database Tuning
14 10 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 155 (77.50%) SQL
2 63 (31.50%) PL/SQL
3 41 (20.50%) T-SQL
4 25 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 11 (5.50%) Java
6 9 (4.50%) Korn
7 5 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.00%) C#
8 4 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (0.50%) AWK
10 1 (0.50%) C-shell
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (15.00%) OCP
1 30 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 15 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.00%) OCA
4 6 (3.00%) MCITP
4 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.50%) MCTS
6 4 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.00%) MCSA
7 3 (1.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.50%) Degree
7 3 (1.50%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.00%) MCP
8 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) GDPR
2 5 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (11.50%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (26.00%) Data Guard
2 44 (22.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.00%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 125 (62.50%) Oracle
2 35 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.50%) Cognos
4 20 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (5.50%) SAP
6 9 (4.50%) IBM
7 5 (2.50%) Citrix
7 5 (2.50%) VMware
8 4 (2.00%) EMC
8 4 (2.00%) RedGate
9 2 (1.00%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.00%) Sun
10 1 (0.50%) NetApp
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.50%) Tableau
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