Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 218 207
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 107 146 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.01% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.29% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 80 144 132
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +5.62% -8.25%
10th Percentile £24,625 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £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 10,250 11,302 12,762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.10% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7,806 9,307 10,638
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,963 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Bedfordshire +24 28 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Essex +3 28 £42,250 +20.71%
Cambridgeshire +24 24 £43,750 -1.69% 1
Hertfordshire -30 16 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Suffolk +7 7 £35,000 -9.68%
Norfolk +1 4 £38,358 -19.25% 2
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 86 (80.37%) SQL
2 64 (59.81%) SQL Server
3 45 (42.06%) Performance Tuning
4 41 (38.32%) Unix
5 40 (37.38%) Linux
5 40 (37.38%) Oracle
6 38 (35.51%) Oracle Database
7 32 (29.91%) Replication
8 31 (28.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (25.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
10 25 (23.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (21.50%) T-SQL
12 22 (20.56%) Oracle RMAN
12 22 (20.56%) Oracle RAC
12 22 (20.56%) Data Guard
12 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database 12c
14 19 (17.76%) Windows
14 19 (17.76%) Solaris
15 18 (16.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (15.89%) High Availability
16 17 (15.89%) ITIL
17 16 (14.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 16 (14.95%) Clustering
18 15 (14.02%) Migration
18 15 (14.02%) Client/Server
18 15 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012

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 (11.21%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (6.54%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
1 2 (1.87%) SAN
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (59.81%) SQL Server
2 38 (35.51%) Oracle Database
3 31 (28.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (25.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (23.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (16.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (9.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (8.41%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (7.48%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (7.48%) MySQL
13 7 (6.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (6.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (6.54%) MariaDB
13 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (2.80%) Subversion
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Advertising
3 4 (3.74%) Publishing
4 3 (2.80%) Automotive
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (6.54%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.91%) Replication
2 16 (14.95%) Clustering
3 15 (14.02%) Client/Server
4 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.32%) Unix
2 40 (37.38%) Linux
3 19 (17.76%) Solaris
3 19 (17.76%) Windows
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (15.89%) High Availability
2 17 (15.89%) ITIL
3 15 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (14.02%) Migration
4 14 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (11.21%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.35%) ETL
7 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.54%) DevOps
7 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.54%) Mathematics
7 7 (6.54%) Physics
7 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.54%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 6 (5.61%) Database Security
9 5 (4.67%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.74%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 86 (80.37%) SQL
2 23 (21.50%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.35%) Java
3 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.48%) Python
6 7 (6.54%) C#
6 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.54%) Korn
7 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.74%) AWK
8 4 (3.74%) C-shell
8 4 (3.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.80%) MCP
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (5.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (20.56%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (6.54%) Ceph
2 7 (6.54%) Docker
3 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) Data Guard
1 22 (20.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 16 (14.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (7.48%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.54%) Ansible
4 7 (6.54%) Puppet
5 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 40 (37.38%) Oracle
2 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.41%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.87%) Facebook
4 2 (1.87%) RedGate
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) iManage
5 1 (0.93%) Infor