Period
to 19 March 2019

The median annual salary for a DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 142 174
Rank change year-on-year -97 +32 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 65 266 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.76% 2.09% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 2.15% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 259 143
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,050 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 8,341 12,353 12,121
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.99% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6,434 9,994 9,863
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +3 24 £56,250 +2.27% 2
Essex -47 21 £45,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +22 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bedfordshire -4 6 £60,000 -
Norfolk +12 4 £35,929 -24.36%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 60 (92.31%) SQL
2 51 (78.46%) SQL Server
3 21 (32.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 19 (29.23%) Oracle
5 19 (29.23%) High Availability
6 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database
8 15 (23.08%) Linux
8 15 (23.08%) Replication
9 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
9 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (20.00%) Windows
11 12 (18.46%) Clustering
12 10 (15.38%) ITIL
12 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (13.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (12.31%) Unix
14 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
14 8 (12.31%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (12.31%) Proactive Monitoring
15 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (10.77%) Data Guard
15 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (10.77%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (10.77%) ETL
16 6 (9.23%) CRM
16 6 (9.23%) SharePoint

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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (78.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database
3 17 (26.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (9.23%) Power BI
6 6 (9.23%) SSDT
7 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.08%) MySQL
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.08%) SQLite
11 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.15%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Velocity
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Replication
2 12 (18.46%) Clustering
3 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.23%) Life Science
5 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (12.31%) Unix
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (29.23%) High Availability
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 8 (12.31%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (12.31%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.77%) ETL
6 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.23%) Change Control
6 6 (9.23%) CRM
6 6 (9.23%) Document Management
6 6 (9.23%) Information Management
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.08%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Database Tuning
8 2 (3.08%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) SQL
2 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Python
5 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.15%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.54%) Ceph
3 1 (1.54%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (10.77%) Data Guard
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.54%) Ansible
3 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) IDERA
4 1 (1.54%) NetApp