The median annual salary for a DBA was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 165 193
Rank change year-on-year -12 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 56 76 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.07% 1.45% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.48% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 46
Median salary £39,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,233 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

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 5067 5129 5828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.99% 97.64% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4214 4347 4914
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 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
Somerset -7 21 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Devon +11 14 £47,500 +43.93% 1
Bristol -25 8 £39,000 -5.45% 3
Wiltshire -7 4 £38,500 -1.28% 2
Gloucestershire -6 3 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Cornwall -4 2 £35,750 +30.00% 1
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 99 (67.81%) SQL
2 98 (67.12%) SQL Server
3 67 (45.89%) Performance Tuning
4 61 (41.78%) Oracle
5 49 (33.56%) T-SQL
6 47 (32.19%) Oracle Database
7 45 (30.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (28.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (28.77%) Windows
9 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
10 38 (26.03%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (23.97%) VMware
12 33 (22.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (22.60%) High Availability
13 31 (21.23%) Oracle RAC
13 31 (21.23%) Oracle RMAN
14 26 (17.81%) Finance
14 26 (17.81%) ETL
15 25 (17.12%) Linux
16 22 (15.07%) Oracle EBS
16 22 (15.07%) Oracle Applications
16 22 (15.07%) PowerShell
16 22 (15.07%) Data Guard
17 21 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
18 19 (13.01%) Data Management
18 19 (13.01%) SQL Server 2014
19 18 (12.33%) Migration
19 18 (12.33%) SLA
19 18 (12.33%) MySQL
19 18 (12.33%) PL/SQL

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
4 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Oracle Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (10.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (7.53%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.64%) SaaS
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.42%) GitHub
4 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) DHCP
1 3 (2.05%) DNS
2 2 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (67.12%) SQL Server
2 47 (32.19%) Oracle Database
3 45 (30.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (28.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (22.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (14.38%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (13.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (12.33%) MySQL
9 17 (11.64%) OLAP
9 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (10.96%) Relational Database
11 15 (10.27%) RDBMS
12 14 (9.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (8.90%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (8.22%) Power BI
14 12 (8.22%) QlikView
15 9 (6.16%) Oracle OWB
16 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) PeopleTools
2 5 (3.42%) tSQLt
2 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 26 (17.81%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.79%) Marketing
4 5 (3.42%) Electronics
4 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.37%) Publishing
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) Middleware
2 3 (2.05%) .NET
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.22%) Data Structures
3 10 (6.85%) Clustering
4 9 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (5.48%) Replication
6 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.77%) Windows
2 25 (17.12%) Linux
3 17 (11.64%) Unix
4 12 (8.22%) Solaris
5 10 (6.85%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.89%) Performance Tuning
2 38 (26.03%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (22.60%) High Availability
4 26 (17.81%) ETL
5 19 (13.01%) Data Management
6 18 (12.33%) Migration
7 17 (11.64%) Load Testing
7 17 (11.64%) Scrum
8 14 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (8.90%) ITIL
10 12 (8.22%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.85%) Database Security
11 10 (6.85%) Statistics
12 9 (6.16%) ERP
12 9 (6.16%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (6.16%) ITIL V3
13 7 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.79%) Statistical Analysis
14 6 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 99 (67.81%) SQL
2 49 (33.56%) T-SQL
3 22 (15.07%) PowerShell
4 18 (12.33%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.16%) SQR
6 5 (3.42%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.74%) C#
8 2 (1.37%) C
8 2 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.90%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.74%) MCSA
6 2 (1.37%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.37%) MCITP
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.33%) SLA
2 15 (10.27%) ISO 14001
2 15 (10.27%) ISO 9001
3 14 (9.59%) QA
System Software
1 31 (21.23%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (21.23%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (15.07%) Data Guard
3 16 (10.96%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.05%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.37%) Puppet
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Sentry
8 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (41.78%) Oracle
2 39 (26.71%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.97%) VMware
4 12 (8.22%) NetApp
5 9 (6.16%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (5.48%) RedGate
7 6 (4.11%) HP
7 6 (4.11%) SAP
8 4 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.74%) Siebel
8 4 (2.74%) Veeam
9 3 (2.05%) Google
10 2 (1.37%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits + Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
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Computershare Investor Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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