The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
England / South West
Rank 144 126 167
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 90 136 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.79% 2.31% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.39% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 77 123 59
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £49,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the South West

DBA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for DBA in the South West

DBA
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in the South West

DBA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Wiltshire +44 43 £42,750 +8.22% 1
Devon +10 19 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Somerset -21 14 £60,000 +41.17% 3
Bristol -17 9 £38,250 -10.00% 5
Gloucestershire -14 2 £50,000 +20.48%
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 113 (66.08%) SQL
2 104 (60.82%) SQL Server
3 78 (45.61%) Oracle
4 61 (35.67%) Oracle Database
5 58 (33.92%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (28.65%) High Availability
7 44 (25.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (25.73%) Oracle RAC
8 42 (24.56%) Oracle RMAN
9 41 (23.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 39 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (21.64%) T-SQL
12 33 (19.30%) Linux
12 33 (19.30%) Migration
12 33 (19.30%) Data Guard
13 31 (18.13%) Finance
14 29 (16.96%) Windows
15 28 (16.37%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (15.79%) SLA
16 27 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
17 26 (15.20%) Oracle EBS
18 25 (14.62%) Oracle Applications
18 25 (14.62%) MySQL
19 24 (14.04%) ITIL
19 24 (14.04%) Oracle EBS R12
20 23 (13.45%) Security Cleared
20 23 (13.45%) Database Security
20 23 (13.45%) NetBackup
21 22 (12.87%) VMware
21 22 (12.87%) Microsoft

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.68%) IIS
3 4 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (15.20%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (14.62%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (14.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
5 9 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.75%) Sage 1000
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.77%) SaaS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) DHCP
1 3 (1.75%) DNS
1 3 (1.75%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (60.82%) SQL Server
2 61 (35.67%) Oracle Database
3 44 (25.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (23.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 39 (22.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 25 (14.62%) MySQL
8 21 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (11.70%) Relational Database
10 19 (11.11%) RDBMS
11 17 (9.94%) Oracle OWB
12 15 (8.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (8.19%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database 12c
14 12 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
15 10 (5.85%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (9.94%) PeopleTools
2 4 (2.34%) JIRA
3 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (18.13%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.51%) Banking
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.17%) Electronics
6 2 (1.17%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.77%) .NET
2 13 (7.60%) Middleware
3 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.58%) RESTful
4 1 (0.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Clustering
3 9 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.09%) Replication
5 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.30%) Linux
2 29 (16.96%) Windows
3 11 (6.43%) Unix
4 10 (5.85%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.92%) Performance Tuning
2 49 (28.65%) High Availability
3 33 (19.30%) Migration
4 28 (16.37%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (14.04%) ITIL
6 23 (13.45%) Database Security
7 20 (11.70%) ITIL V3
8 18 (10.53%) Data Migration
9 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (8.19%) ERP
11 13 (7.60%) BPEL
11 13 (7.60%) CRM
11 13 (7.60%) ETL
11 13 (7.60%) Load Testing
11 13 (7.60%) Scrum
12 9 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.09%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (4.09%) Statistics
14 6 (3.51%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (66.08%) SQL
2 37 (21.64%) T-SQL
3 20 (11.70%) PowerShell
4 17 (9.94%) SQR
5 15 (8.77%) C#
5 15 (8.77%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.26%) VB
7 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.17%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.70%) DV Cleared
2 20 (11.70%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.85%) MCSA
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.75%) Degree
7 2 (1.17%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.17%) MCITP
7 2 (1.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.79%) SLA
2 11 (6.43%) ISO 14001
2 11 (6.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 44 (25.73%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.68%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (24.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 33 (19.30%) Data Guard
3 23 (13.45%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (3.51%) Perfmon
5 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.75%) Puppet
6 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (45.61%) Oracle
2 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.87%) VMware
3 17 (9.94%) PeopleSoft
4 13 (7.60%) Siebel
5 6 (3.51%) HP
6 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.34%) Veeam
7 3 (1.75%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.75%) RedGate
7 3 (1.75%) Sage
8 2 (1.17%) Google
8 2 (1.17%) SAP
8 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.58%) Pegasus
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension, negotiable
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Salary: Circa £40k dependent on experience
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
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Somerset
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
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