The median annual salary for a DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Database Administrator
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 50 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 3 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.02% 3.31% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 3.48% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 4
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +53.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 287 488 401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.29% 94.94% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 250 441 337
Median salary £37,500 £36,384 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.06% +3.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

DBA
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for DBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware