Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 113 62
Rank change year-on-year +56 -51 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 54 25 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.84% 1.18% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 1.27% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 59
Essex median annual salary £33,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.09% +15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £41,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £55,250 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% -5.26% +13.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1334 1968 2491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.83% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1517 1845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Essex

DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for DBA in Essex

DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Essex

DBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Wickford - 10 £37,500 - 3
Chelmsford -2 5 £34,000 -38.18%
Colchester - 5 £41,250 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £20,000 - 1
Basildon - 2 £38,750 -
Brentwood +23 1 - -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 50 (92.59%) SQL
2 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
3 31 (57.41%) Performance Tuning
4 24 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 24 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (40.74%) Oracle
5 22 (40.74%) High Availability
6 20 (37.04%) Linux
7 19 (35.19%) Unix
8 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (29.63%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (29.63%) Data Guard
9 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
10 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
10 15 (27.78%) OCP
10 15 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (27.78%) ITIL
10 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
11 13 (24.07%) Replication
12 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 24 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
4 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.85%) DTS
7 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.85%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (14.81%) Advertising
1 8 (14.81%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Replication
2 8 (14.81%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 19 (35.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (40.74%) High Availability
4 16 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) Time Management
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.85%) Code Optimisation
8 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.85%) Data Management
8 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.85%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (1.85%) DevOps
8 1 (1.85%) ERP
8 1 (1.85%) Migration
8 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
3 15 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) OCP
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GDPR
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Data Guard
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Facebook
4 1 (1.85%) Epicor
4 1 (1.85%) IFS
4 1 (1.85%) Infor
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) Sage
4 1 (1.85%) SAP