Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 237 182
Rank change year-on-year -34 -55 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 56 96 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.93% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.96% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 78 149
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +3.75%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,844 10,050 10,449
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 97.66% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8,003 8,332 8,822
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,104 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Wiltshire -13 19 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Gloucestershire +16 14 £41,000 -18.00% 4
Bristol +5 10 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Somerset -1 9 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Devon +3 3 £50,500 +6.32%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
2 38 (67.86%) SQL
3 23 (41.07%) Oracle
4 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
6 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (25.00%) Linux
8 13 (23.21%) RDBMS
8 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
8 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (19.64%) ETL
10 11 (19.64%) ITIL
10 11 (19.64%) Replication
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
11 10 (17.86%) Windows
11 10 (17.86%) MySQL
11 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
12 9 (16.07%) Database Tuning
12 9 (16.07%) SAN
13 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (14.29%) Information Security
13 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
13 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

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 1 (1.79%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (23.21%) RDBMS
4 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
5 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
6 10 (17.86%) MySQL
6 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (8.93%) Power BI
9 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
10 4 (7.14%) OLAP
10 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (5.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
1 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) MDX
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) WinForms
3 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Replication
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (19.64%) ETL
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Database Tuning
5 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.29%) Information Security
5 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (10.71%) High Availability
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.36%) Open Source
10 2 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
3 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) MCITP
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) RHCE
4 2 (3.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) Veeam
4 1 (1.79%) VMware