Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 204 215
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 174 170 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.52% 1.42% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.46% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 141 145 146
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% -1.05%

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 11,051 11,636 12,949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.21% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,275 9,422 10,904
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +43 61 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 39 £45,000 +1.12% 6
Hertfordshire -23 30 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Bedfordshire +27 29 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Suffolk +8 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Norfolk +6 6 £43,625 +12.58% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 146 (83.91%) SQL
2 115 (66.09%) SQL Server
3 88 (50.57%) Performance Tuning
4 68 (39.08%) Oracle
5 58 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 54 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (30.46%) T-SQL
8 52 (29.89%) Linux
9 46 (26.44%) Replication
10 44 (25.29%) Unix
10 44 (25.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 43 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 40 (22.99%) Microsoft
13 37 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (18.97%) PowerShell
15 33 (18.97%) Clustering
16 31 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (17.24%) Oracle RMAN
17 30 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
18 29 (16.67%) Finance
18 29 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
19 28 (16.09%) Migration
20 27 (15.52%) Solaris
20 27 (15.52%) Data Guard
21 24 (13.79%) Windows
22 22 (12.64%) ITIL
22 22 (12.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
22 22 (12.64%) Oracle Database 11g

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 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (4.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.57%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (17.82%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.47%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) SAN
2 2 (1.15%) DHCP
2 2 (1.15%) DNS
2 2 (1.15%) NAS
2 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (66.09%) SQL Server
2 58 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 58 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (25.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 22 (12.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (12.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 21 (12.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (10.34%) NoSQL
9 18 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (7.47%) Data Lake
10 13 (7.47%) HDInsight
10 13 (7.47%) Oracle Exadata
11 12 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (6.90%) RDBMS
11 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
12 11 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (5.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.72%) Subversion
2 3 (1.72%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 29 (16.67%) Finance
2 20 (11.49%) Advertising
3 10 (5.75%) Marketing
4 7 (4.02%) Retail
5 4 (2.30%) Publishing
6 3 (1.72%) Automotive
6 3 (1.72%) Back Office
6 3 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (4.02%) Middleware
3 5 (2.87%) .NET
3 5 (2.87%) WPF
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (2.30%) REST
4 4 (2.30%) SOAP
4 4 (2.30%) Velocity
4 4 (2.30%) Web Services
4 4 (2.30%) XML
4 4 (2.30%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.44%) Replication
2 33 (18.97%) Clustering
3 14 (8.05%) Client/Server
4 11 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.30%) Spread Betting
6 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.89%) Linux
2 44 (25.29%) Unix
3 27 (15.52%) Solaris
4 24 (13.79%) Windows
5 8 (4.60%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (50.57%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (21.26%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (16.09%) Migration
4 22 (12.64%) High Availability
4 22 (12.64%) ITIL
5 20 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (8.62%) ETL
7 13 (7.47%) Data Virtualisation
8 12 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 12 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (5.75%) Database Security
9 10 (5.75%) DevOps
10 7 (4.02%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.02%) SOA
11 6 (3.45%) Database Mirroring
11 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (2.87%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (83.91%) SQL
2 53 (30.46%) T-SQL
3 33 (18.97%) PowerShell
4 21 (12.07%) PL/SQL
5 17 (9.77%) Shell Script
6 14 (8.05%) C#
7 12 (6.90%) Java
8 9 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.17%) Python
9 7 (4.02%) Korn
10 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.30%) AWK
11 4 (2.30%) C-shell
11 4 (2.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (6.32%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.45%) Degree
4 4 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.15%) MCP
7 1 (0.57%) MCTS
7 1 (0.57%) OCP
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (5.75%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.30%) Ceph
3 4 (2.30%) Docker
3 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (17.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (15.52%) Data Guard
3 22 (12.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (5.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (2.87%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.30%) Ansible
6 4 (2.30%) Puppet
7 2 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.57%) Grafana
8 1 (0.57%) Graphite
8 1 (0.57%) Kibana
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (39.08%) Oracle
2 40 (22.99%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.62%) WorldPay
4 8 (4.60%) Facebook
5 5 (2.87%) Google
5 5 (2.87%) NetApp
6 4 (2.30%) IBM
6 4 (2.30%) VMware
7 2 (1.15%) RedGate
8 1 (0.57%) iManage
8 1 (0.57%) Infor