Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 173 174
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 252 221 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.02% 1.74% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.80% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 243 147 177
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - -

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 12,107 12,246 14,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 96.58% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,922 9,992 11,761
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +76 126 £45,000 -21.74% 9
Hertfordshire -10 71 £55,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -37 33 £43,750 -1.69% 14
Norfolk +10 10 £47,500 +6.74% 3
Suffolk +7 9 £37,500 +11.94% 9
Bedfordshire -2 3 £32,500 -31.58% 3
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 209 (82.94%) SQL
2 190 (75.40%) SQL Server
3 135 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
4 119 (47.22%) T-SQL
5 109 (43.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (42.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 102 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
8 89 (35.32%) Microsoft
9 86 (34.13%) Oracle
10 79 (31.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (26.19%) Oracle Database
12 60 (23.81%) Linux
13 57 (22.62%) PowerShell
14 55 (21.83%) Replication
15 52 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 44 (17.46%) Oracle Database 12c
17 42 (16.67%) PL/SQL
18 41 (16.27%) Unix
18 41 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 41 (16.27%) High Availability
19 36 (14.29%) Migration
20 33 (13.10%) Clustering
21 32 (12.70%) Oracle RMAN
21 32 (12.70%) Advertising
22 31 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
22 31 (12.30%) NoSQL
23 29 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
23 29 (11.51%) ITIL
24 28 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
25 27 (10.71%) Data Guard

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 8 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (2.78%) Apache
2 7 (2.78%) GlassFish
2 7 (2.78%) JBoss
2 7 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (9.52%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.38%) SAN
2 5 (1.98%) Firewall
3 4 (1.59%) DHCP
3 4 (1.59%) DNS
3 4 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (75.40%) SQL Server
2 109 (43.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 107 (42.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (31.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 66 (26.19%) Oracle Database
6 44 (17.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 31 (12.30%) NoSQL
8 28 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (9.52%) Data Lake
9 24 (9.52%) HDInsight
9 24 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (9.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 22 (8.73%) Relational Database
12 20 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 20 (7.94%) RDBMS
13 19 (7.54%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (6.35%) MySQL
15 15 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (3.17%) Subversion
2 7 (2.78%) Flyway
2 7 (2.78%) PROIV
3 3 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 32 (12.70%) Advertising
2 25 (9.92%) Finance
3 14 (5.56%) Marketing
4 10 (3.97%) Automotive
5 8 (3.17%) Publishing
5 8 (3.17%) Retail
6 4 (1.59%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.97%) .NET
2 9 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 9 (3.57%) XML
3 8 (3.17%) Middleware
3 8 (3.17%) Web Services
3 8 (3.17%) WPF
4 7 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.78%) REST
4 7 (2.78%) SOAP
4 7 (2.78%) XML Messaging
5 4 (1.59%) WF
6 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.79%) Angular 2
7 2 (0.79%) ODBC
7 2 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.40%) Ajax
8 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (21.83%) Replication
2 33 (13.10%) Clustering
3 16 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.79%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.40%) Fintech
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.81%) Linux
2 41 (16.27%) Unix
3 22 (8.73%) Windows
4 17 (6.75%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.17%) Solaris
6 4 (1.59%) CentOS
6 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
2 102 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (16.27%) High Availability
4 36 (14.29%) Migration
5 31 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (11.51%) ITIL
7 24 (9.52%) Data Virtualisation
8 16 (6.35%) ETL
9 13 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.16%) DevOps
10 12 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.97%) Database Tuning
11 10 (3.97%) Proactive Monitoring
12 8 (3.17%) Analytics
12 8 (3.17%) Data Analytics
12 8 (3.17%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.17%) Data Science
12 8 (3.17%) Logistics
12 8 (3.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 209 (82.94%) SQL
2 119 (47.22%) T-SQL
3 57 (22.62%) PowerShell
4 42 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 26 (10.32%) Java
6 20 (7.94%) C#
7 16 (6.35%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.57%) Python
9 8 (3.17%) Korn
10 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.79%) Go
11 2 (0.79%) Haskell
11 2 (0.79%) PHP
11 2 (0.79%) Ruby
11 2 (0.79%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.75%) Oracle Certification
3 15 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.16%) OCP
4 13 (5.16%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.78%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.98%) Degree
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) MCTS
9 1 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.40%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) Docker
2 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.40%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 32 (12.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (10.71%) Data Guard
3 22 (8.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.40%) Ansible
8 1 (0.40%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.40%) Puppet
8 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 86 (34.13%) Oracle
3 14 (5.56%) Facebook
4 11 (4.37%) IBM
5 6 (2.38%) NetApp
5 6 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.98%) NGA Human Resources
6 5 (1.98%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.59%) 3PAR
7 4 (1.59%) Google
7 4 (1.59%) VMware
7 4 (1.59%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.79%) Progress
8 2 (0.79%) SAP
8 2 (0.79%) Tableau
9 1 (0.40%) EMC
9 1 (0.40%) Epicor
9 1 (0.40%) Infor
9 1 (0.40%) Sage
9 1 (0.40%) Telerik