Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 159 206
Rank change year-on-year +22 +47 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 278 223 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.24% 1.84% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.89% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 251 160 156
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% -2.13%

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 12,023 11,778 13,775
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.98% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9,375 9,549 11,322
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +65 133 £50,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire -25 59 £45,000 +1.12% 7
Hertfordshire -29 58 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Bedfordshire +13 12 £47,500 +3.26% 5
Suffolk +7 11 £37,500 +13.64% 4
Norfolk +4 5 £44,000 +3.53% 1
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 237 (85.25%) SQL
2 219 (78.78%) SQL Server
3 161 (57.91%) Performance Tuning
4 133 (47.84%) T-SQL
5 128 (46.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 122 (43.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 108 (38.85%) Business Intelligence
8 101 (36.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 97 (34.89%) Oracle
10 95 (34.17%) Microsoft
11 75 (26.98%) Replication
11 75 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
12 74 (26.62%) Oracle Database
13 72 (25.90%) PowerShell
14 63 (22.66%) Linux
15 55 (19.78%) Migration
16 47 (16.91%) Clustering
17 45 (16.19%) Finance
17 45 (16.19%) NoSQL
18 44 (15.83%) Unix
19 43 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
19 43 (15.47%) Oracle Database 12c
20 40 (14.39%) High Availability
21 39 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
21 39 (14.03%) Advertising
22 36 (12.95%) PL/SQL
22 36 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
22 36 (12.95%) Data Virtualisation
22 36 (12.95%) HDInsight
22 36 (12.95%) Data Lake

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 (4.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (2.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (2.88%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.88%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.52%) Apache
3 7 (2.52%) GlassFish
3 7 (2.52%) JBoss
3 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.80%) ResourceLink
2 4 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 75 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (12.95%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.08%) SaaS
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.88%) SAN
2 2 (0.72%) DHCP
2 2 (0.72%) DNS
2 2 (0.72%) NAS
2 2 (0.72%) SMS
2 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (78.78%) SQL Server
2 128 (46.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 122 (43.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (36.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 74 (26.62%) Oracle Database
6 45 (16.19%) NoSQL
7 43 (15.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 39 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (12.95%) Data Lake
9 36 (12.95%) HDInsight
10 26 (9.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (8.63%) SQL Server 2016
12 21 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
13 19 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (6.83%) MySQL
13 19 (6.83%) RDBMS
13 19 (6.83%) Relational Database
14 18 (6.47%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (2.52%) PROIV
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.08%) Subversion
3 3 (1.08%) Toad
3 3 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 45 (16.19%) Finance
2 39 (14.03%) Advertising
3 16 (5.76%) Marketing
4 6 (2.16%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Automotive
5 4 (1.44%) Law
6 3 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (1.08%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.32%) Middleware
1 12 (4.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (3.96%) .NET
2 11 (3.96%) WPF
3 10 (3.60%) XML
4 9 (3.24%) Web Services
5 8 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (2.88%) REST
5 8 (2.88%) SOAP
5 8 (2.88%) XML Messaging
6 4 (1.44%) WF
7 2 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.72%) Velocity
8 1 (0.36%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (26.98%) Replication
2 47 (16.91%) Clustering
3 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.44%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.66%) Linux
2 44 (15.83%) Unix
3 31 (11.15%) Windows
4 21 (7.55%) Solaris
4 21 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (57.91%) Performance Tuning
2 108 (38.85%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (19.78%) Migration
4 40 (14.39%) High Availability
5 36 (12.95%) Data Virtualisation
6 34 (12.23%) ITIL
7 27 (9.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (9.35%) ETL
9 23 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (4.32%) DevOps
10 12 (4.32%) SOA
11 11 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (3.60%) Proactive Monitoring
13 9 (3.24%) Database Security
14 8 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (2.88%) Data Integration
14 8 (2.88%) Database Mirroring
14 8 (2.88%) Line Management
14 8 (2.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 237 (85.25%) SQL
2 133 (47.84%) T-SQL
3 72 (25.90%) PowerShell
4 36 (12.95%) PL/SQL
5 23 (8.27%) C#
6 20 (7.19%) Java
7 15 (5.40%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.60%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.60%) Python
9 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.08%) Korn
11 2 (0.72%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (15.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.04%) SC Cleared
2 14 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.60%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (2.88%) Degree
5 7 (2.52%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.16%) OCP
7 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.72%) MCTS
10 1 (0.36%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.60%) SLA
2 9 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (10.43%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.72%) Ceph
4 2 (0.72%) Docker
4 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (10.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 27 (9.71%) Data Guard
3 20 (7.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.72%) Ansible
5 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (0.72%) Puppet
6 1 (0.36%) Grafana
6 1 (0.36%) Graphite
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 97 (34.89%) Oracle
2 95 (34.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.12%) WorldPay
4 15 (5.40%) Facebook
5 12 (4.32%) IBM
6 9 (3.24%) NetApp
7 5 (1.80%) Google
7 5 (1.80%) NGA Human Resources
7 5 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.44%) VMware
9 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) Progress
10 1 (0.36%) RedGate
10 1 (0.36%) Tableau