Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 June 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 > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 203 225
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 233 204 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.60% 1.33% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.37% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 191 170 226
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.82% +2.72% -3.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 14,117 14,874 18,149
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.96% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11,297 12,316 14,549
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the Midlands

DBA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for DBA in the Midlands

DBA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in the Midlands

DBA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 June 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
East Midlands +47 136 £45,500 +1.11% 16
West Midlands -11 97 £42,500 - 6
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Midlands region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 194 (83.26%) SQL
2 177 (75.97%) SQL Server
3 86 (36.91%) Performance Tuning
4 76 (32.62%) T-SQL
5 75 (32.19%) Oracle
6 72 (30.90%) Replication
7 64 (27.47%) Microsoft
8 63 (27.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 62 (26.61%) Clustering
10 57 (24.46%) Windows
11 53 (22.75%) MySQL
11 53 (22.75%) Oracle Database
12 52 (22.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (19.31%) Linux
14 38 (16.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 37 (15.88%) Relational Database
16 34 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (13.73%) MongoDB
17 32 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
18 31 (13.30%) Finance
18 31 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (13.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 31 (13.30%) SQL Server 2016
19 29 (12.45%) PowerShell
20 28 (12.02%) Capacity Planning
20 28 (12.02%) High Availability
20 28 (12.02%) RDBMS
20 28 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (10.73%) PostgreSQL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 22 (9.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.72%) OpenEdge
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle UPK
3 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.29%) Internet
1 3 (1.29%) SAN
2 2 (0.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (75.97%) SQL Server
2 63 (27.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (22.75%) MySQL
3 53 (22.75%) Oracle Database
4 52 (22.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (16.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (15.88%) Relational Database
7 32 (13.73%) MongoDB
8 31 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (13.30%) SQL Server 2016
8 31 (13.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (12.02%) RDBMS
10 25 (10.73%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (9.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (9.01%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (8.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (8.15%) NoSQL
15 12 (5.15%) MariaDB
16 10 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (3.86%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (6.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (13.30%) Finance
2 17 (7.30%) Retail
3 13 (5.58%) Legal
4 8 (3.43%) Banking
5 7 (3.00%) Advertising
6 6 (2.58%) Law
6 6 (2.58%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.58%) .NET
2 8 (3.43%) Middleware
3 4 (1.72%) Angular 2
3 4 (1.72%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.29%) MDX
4 3 (1.29%) XML
5 2 (0.86%) HTML
6 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.43%) COM
6 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.43%) Kafka
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 72 (30.90%) Replication
2 62 (26.61%) Clustering
3 8 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.43%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.15%) NHS
7 4 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.43%) Fintech
9 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.46%) Windows
2 45 (19.31%) Linux
3 21 (9.01%) Windows Server
4 15 (6.44%) Unix
5 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.58%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.91%) Performance Tuning
2 32 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (12.02%) Capacity Planning
3 28 (12.02%) High Availability
3 28 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (8.15%) Database Security
4 19 (8.15%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (7.30%) ITIL
6 15 (6.44%) Data Cleansing
6 15 (6.44%) DevOps
7 14 (6.01%) Business Continuity
7 14 (6.01%) Migration
8 12 (5.15%) Presales
9 11 (4.72%) Software Engineering
9 11 (4.72%) Trend Analysis
10 10 (4.29%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.86%) Database Mirroring
12 8 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 194 (83.26%) SQL
2 76 (32.62%) T-SQL
3 29 (12.45%) PowerShell
4 20 (8.58%) Python
5 19 (8.15%) C#
6 13 (5.58%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.58%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.72%) Java
7 11 (4.72%) Ruby
8 9 (3.86%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.86%) PHP
9 7 (3.00%) Perl
10 6 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.86%) VBA
12 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.58%) Degree
3 12 (5.15%) MCSA
3 12 (5.15%) MCSE
4 11 (4.72%) MCDBA
5 8 (3.43%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.15%) OCP
8 2 (0.86%) MCT
9 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.43%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.72%) PMO
3 4 (1.72%) QA
4 3 (1.29%) TickIT
5 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.15%) SCOM
2 8 (3.43%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (3.00%) Ansible
3 7 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.00%) Puppet
4 6 (2.58%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.72%) Galera Cluster
6 2 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (32.19%) Oracle
2 64 (27.47%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.44%) SAP
4 11 (4.72%) SolarWinds
5 6 (2.58%) Facebook
6 5 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.72%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.72%) Google
7 4 (1.72%) hybris
7 4 (1.72%) Sybase
7 4 (1.72%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.29%) BMC
8 3 (1.29%) HP
8 3 (1.29%) Remedy
8 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.86%) Logi
9 2 (0.86%) Logi Analytics
9 2 (0.86%) RedGate
10 1 (0.43%) IDERA
10 1 (0.43%) Twitter