The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VLDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VLDB over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Very Large Database (VLDB)
UK / England
Rank 816 907 905
Rank change year-on-year +91 -2  
Permanent jobs citing VLDB 11 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.046% 0.044% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 23
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +22.22%  

VLDB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 23901 29821 30824
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.38% 31.02% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20509 25663 26362
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,193
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

VLDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VLDB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for VLDB in England

VLDB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VLDB in England.

Salary trend for VLDB in England

VLDB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VLDB within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +69 5 £57,500 +4.54%
London +70 3 £57,500 -11.53%
East of England - 3 - - 1
VLDB
UK

VLDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing VLDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VLDB.

1 36 (75.00%) SQL
2 29 (60.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
3 26 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (45.83%) High Availability
4 22 (45.83%) T-SQL
5 19 (39.58%) Unix
5 19 (39.58%) Linux
5 19 (39.58%) RDBMS
5 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
6 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 18 (37.50%) OLTP
7 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (31.25%) Oracle
8 13 (27.08%) ETL
8 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
9 12 (25.00%) Veritas
9 12 (25.00%) Replication
9 12 (25.00%) Clustering
9 12 (25.00%) NetBackup
9 12 (25.00%) Solaris
9 12 (25.00%) SAN
9 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (25.00%) Database Security
10 11 (22.92%) Degree
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database

VLDB
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (39.58%) RDBMS
2 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (37.50%) OLTP
4 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (16.67%) MySQL
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (14.58%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (12.50%) OLAP
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.25%) Big Data
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase ASE
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) DBA
2 26 (54.17%) SQL DBA
3 22 (45.83%) Administrator
4 13 (27.08%) Senior DBA
4 13 (27.08%) Senior SQL DBA
5 12 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (12.50%) Production DBA
7 6 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (10.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (25.00%) Clustering
2 12 (25.00%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
1 19 (39.58%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Solaris
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (54.17%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (45.83%) High Availability
4 13 (27.08%) ETL
5 12 (25.00%) Database Security
6 7 (14.58%) Change Management
7 6 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 6 (12.50%) Code Optimisation
7 6 (12.50%) Database Tuning
7 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (12.50%) Physics
7 6 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) SQL
2 22 (45.83%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (14.58%) GlusterFS
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (14.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
3 12 (25.00%) Veritas
4 7 (14.58%) Brocade
4 7 (14.58%) EMC
4 7 (14.58%) StorageTek
4 7 (14.58%) Sun
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) Tableau
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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