The median annual salary for a DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
Rank 73 66 77
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 15 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.49% 3.25% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 3.34% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 20
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £40,000 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 956 1048 1208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.94% 97.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 726 812 969
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
Brentwood - 4 - -
Witham - 1 £50,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 33 (84.62%) SQL
1 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 25 (64.10%) Finance
3 18 (46.15%) High Availability
4 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (35.90%) Tableau
6 14 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (30.77%) QlikView
8 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (28.21%) Presales
9 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
10 10 (25.64%) OCP
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (20.51%) Database Theory
12 8 (20.51%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (17.95%) Data Guard
14 6 (15.38%) Data Security
14 6 (15.38%) Replication
14 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
14 6 (15.38%) OCA
14 6 (15.38%) SLA
15 5 (12.82%) ITIL
15 5 (12.82%) Linux
15 5 (12.82%) Clustering

DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (30.77%) QlikView
6 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
8 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (5.13%) VLDB
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
General
1 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Replication
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) High Availability
2 14 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (28.21%) Presales
5 8 (20.51%) Database Theory
6 6 (15.38%) Data Security
7 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Change Control
8 3 (7.69%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) Database Security
8 3 (7.69%) ETL
8 3 (7.69%) Service Management
9 2 (5.13%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (5.13%) Network Management
9 2 (5.13%) PDM
9 2 (5.13%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) OCP
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (15.38%) OCA
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCDBA
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (17.95%) Data Guard
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Tableau
3 2 (5.13%) Sun
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