DBA Jobs in the South East

Database Administrator
England > South East

The median Database Administrator salary in the South East is £57,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 312 260 373
Rank change year-on-year -52 +113 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 49 99 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.84% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.92% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 40 86 107
10th Percentile £46,375 £32,000 £34,140
25th Percentile £53,688 £41,250 £43,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £68,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £71,550 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the South 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 14,712 10,706 21,240
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 91.33% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10,138 7,319 12,629
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,875 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the South East

DBA
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBA in the South East.

Salary trend for DBA in the South East

DBA
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBA in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2024.

Salary histogram for DBA in the South East

DBA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +4 19 £59,125 +31.39% 2
Kent -16 13 £69,250 +53.89% 2
Hampshire -33 12 £57,500 +69.12%
Berkshire +18 10 £59,125 +87.76% 2
Oxfordshire -15 5 £67,000 +48.89%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £35,000 -33.96%
Surrey -29 4 £57,500 -8.00%
East Sussex -9 1 £57,500 -4.17% 1
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2024, DBA job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 40 (81.63%) SQL
2 30 (61.22%) Azure
3 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
4 26 (53.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (46.94%) Social Skills
6 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle
8 19 (38.78%) Power Platform
8 19 (38.78%) Power BI
9 17 (34.69%) High Availability
9 17 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (32.65%) Decision-Making
11 15 (30.61%) Collaborative Working
11 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
12 14 (28.57%) Oracle Database
13 13 (26.53%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (22.45%) Broadband
15 11 (22.45%) VMS
15 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
15 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
15 11 (22.45%) Virtual Machines
16 9 (18.37%) Database Optimisation
16 9 (18.37%) AWS
16 9 (18.37%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (18.37%) Data Security
16 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
16 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
17 8 (16.33%) Coaching

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (61.22%) Azure
2 19 (38.78%) Power Platform
3 9 (18.37%) AWS
4 7 (14.29%) GCP
5 3 (6.12%) OCI
6 2 (4.08%) dbt
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (4.08%) Snowflake
7 1 (2.04%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.78%) Power BI
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 13 (26.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (10.20%) MySQL
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (8.16%) SAP HANA
9 3 (6.12%) DB2
9 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
9 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
9 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (46.94%) Social Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (4.08%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) VMS
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (34.69%) High Availability
3 17 (34.69%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (32.65%) Decision-Making
5 15 (30.61%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
7 9 (18.37%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (18.37%) Data Security
7 9 (18.37%) Database Optimisation
8 8 (16.33%) Coaching
9 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 7 (14.29%) Data Validation
9 7 (14.29%) Database Security
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 7 (14.29%) Validation
10 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
10 6 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (8.16%) OCP
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Google
4 6 (12.24%) RedGate
5 4 (8.16%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) IFS
7 1 (2.04%) VMware