The median annual salary for a DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 29 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
UK > Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.08% - 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £35,750 - £42,500
90th Percentile £38,750 - £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 186 152 138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 94.90% 95.60% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 446 371 265
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £21,875 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £59,500 £60,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Northern Ireland

DBA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for DBA in Northern Ireland

DBA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
County Antrim - 8 £37,500 -
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northern Ireland region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) ETL
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (44.44%) Service Management
4 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (44.44%) High Availability
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (22.22%) ERP
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.56%) Cadence

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ETL
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) High Availability
3 8 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Cadence