Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 197 179
Rank change year-on-year -25 -18 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 143 185 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 1.40% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.46% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 138 140 173
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -5.26% +13.10%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £32,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £61,250
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 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 11740 12701 14700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.45% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9639 10550 12191
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
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 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 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Essex +56 54 £33,500 -39.09% 7
Hertfordshire -2 53 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Norfolk +17 17 £47,500 +6.74% 3
Cambridgeshire -49 9 £44,500 +18.67% 2
Bedfordshire +1 7 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Suffolk 0 3 £38,750 +19.23% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 107 (74.83%) SQL
2 83 (58.04%) SQL Server
3 73 (51.05%) Oracle
4 71 (49.65%) Performance Tuning
5 51 (35.66%) Oracle Database
6 49 (34.27%) Linux
7 44 (30.77%) Unix
8 41 (28.67%) PL/SQL
9 40 (27.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (27.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 38 (26.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (26.57%) Oracle RMAN
10 38 (26.57%) T-SQL
10 38 (26.57%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (21.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (20.98%) High Availability
12 30 (20.98%) Data Guard
13 29 (20.28%) Microsoft
14 27 (18.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (18.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
15 26 (18.18%) Advertising
16 20 (13.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (13.29%) Relational Database
18 18 (12.59%) Shell Script
18 18 (12.59%) ITIL
19 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
19 17 (11.89%) DevOps
20 16 (11.19%) Clustering

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 12 (8.39%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (8.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (8.39%) WebLogic
1 12 (8.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.10%) iTrent
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) Firewall
1 5 (3.50%) Internet
2 4 (2.80%) SAN
3 3 (2.10%) NAS
3 3 (2.10%) SSL
3 3 (2.10%) VPN
4 2 (1.40%) DHCP
4 2 (1.40%) DNS
4 2 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (58.04%) SQL Server
2 51 (35.66%) Oracle Database
3 40 (27.97%) Oracle Database 12c
3 40 (27.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (26.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (18.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (18.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (13.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (13.29%) Relational Database
9 14 (9.79%) RDBMS
9 14 (9.79%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
13 5 (3.50%) OLAP
13 5 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Oracle APEX
1 10 (6.99%) Subversion
2 7 (4.90%) Flyway
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (18.18%) Advertising
2 13 (9.09%) Retail
3 10 (6.99%) Automotive
3 10 (6.99%) Marketing
3 10 (6.99%) Publishing
4 6 (4.20%) Finance
5 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.40%) Electronics
6 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) Web Services
2 12 (8.39%) Middleware
2 12 (8.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (8.39%) REST
2 12 (8.39%) SOAP
2 12 (8.39%) XML
2 12 (8.39%) XML Messaging
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (4.20%) .NET
5 3 (2.10%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.40%) Angular 2
6 2 (1.40%) MDX
6 2 (1.40%) WPF
7 1 (0.70%) Ajax
7 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Clustering
1 16 (11.19%) Replication
2 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.27%) Linux
2 44 (30.77%) Unix
3 13 (9.09%) Solaris
4 9 (6.29%) Windows
5 7 (4.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (49.65%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (26.57%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (21.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (20.98%) High Availability
5 18 (12.59%) ITIL
6 17 (11.89%) DevOps
6 17 (11.89%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.39%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.39%) Data Integration
7 12 (8.39%) Load Balancing
7 12 (8.39%) SOA
7 12 (8.39%) Task Automation
8 11 (7.69%) Database Tuning
8 11 (7.69%) ETL
9 10 (6.99%) Analytics
9 10 (6.99%) Data Analytics
9 10 (6.99%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.99%) Logistics
9 10 (6.99%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 107 (74.83%) SQL
2 41 (28.67%) PL/SQL
3 38 (26.57%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.59%) Shell Script
5 16 (11.19%) Java
6 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.99%) Korn
8 9 (6.29%) C#
9 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.80%) Python
10 2 (1.40%) C
10 2 (1.40%) Go
10 2 (1.40%) Haskell
10 2 (1.40%) PHP
10 2 (1.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) OCP
1 15 (10.49%) Oracle Certification
2 12 (8.39%) DV Cleared
2 12 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.10%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (2.10%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.40%) Degree
7 1 (0.70%) MCITP
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.40%) Ceph
3 2 (1.40%) Docker
3 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (26.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 30 (20.98%) Data Guard
3 20 (13.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.80%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.10%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (1.40%) Ansible
6 2 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) Puppet
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.70%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (51.05%) Oracle
2 29 (20.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.39%) IBM
4 8 (5.59%) Facebook
5 3 (2.10%) Citrix
5 3 (2.10%) Cognos
5 3 (2.10%) EMC
5 3 (2.10%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.10%) SAP
6 2 (1.40%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.40%) Google
6 2 (1.40%) RedGate
6 2 (1.40%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) Epicor
7 1 (0.70%) Infor
7 1 (0.70%) Sage
7 1 (0.70%) Tableau
7 1 (0.70%) Telerik
7 1 (0.70%) WorldPay