Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £39,513 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 18 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 74 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 42 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.12% 2.71% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 2.86% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 12
North East median annual salary £39,513 £42,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +24.44% -20.59%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £52,500 £47,450
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1303 1432 1515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 94.52% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1233 1307
North East median annual salary £39,065 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.17% +4.00% +6.44%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the North East

DBA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for DBA in the North East

DBA
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in the North East

DBA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Tyne and Wear +11 37 £39,513 -5.92% 1
Durham - 5 £32,500 -
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 29 (69.05%) Oracle
2 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (59.52%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (52.38%) Degree
6 20 (47.62%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (47.62%) Data Guard
6 20 (47.62%) SQL
6 20 (47.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
6 20 (47.62%) Mentoring
6 20 (47.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 20 (47.62%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
7 18 (42.86%) Linux
8 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
9 14 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) NetBackup
9 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 12 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (21.43%) Open Source
12 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (19.05%) MCSA
12 8 (19.05%) Case Management
12 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (16.67%) DevOps
13 7 (16.67%) ITIL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database 12c
2 14 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
1 18 (42.86%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (47.62%) Mentoring
4 9 (21.43%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) Case Management
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.14%) B2C
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) Bug Management
9 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) Degree
3 12 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (19.05%) MCSA
4 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle RAC
1 20 (47.62%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (47.62%) Data Guard
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.14%) Opsview
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Rackspace