The median annual salary for a DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Database Administrator
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 40 60
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.26% 1.92% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.92% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
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 Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 384 312 432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.96% 99.68% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 342 251 360
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Leicester

DBA
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for DBA in Leicester

DBA Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicester region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Automotive
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle