Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 181 229
Rank change year-on-year -53 +48 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 96 170 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 1.58% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.63% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78 149 108
South West median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Somerset +2 36 £36,000 -7.69%
Wiltshire -20 18 £37,500 -9.64%
Gloucestershire +27 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Bristol -43 12 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Devon -1 8 £47,500 +5.56%
Dorset -9 2 £32,500 -27.78%
Cornwall -11 2 £37,500 -25.00%
DBA
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 75 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 57 (59.38%) SQL
3 40 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 39 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 31 (32.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 24 (25.00%) Windows
9 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (19.79%) Oracle
10 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.75%) PowerShell
11 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (17.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (16.67%) OLAP
13 16 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
14 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (14.58%) Finance
16 13 (13.54%) Unix
17 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 12 (12.50%) ETL
17 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database
18 11 (11.46%) VMware
19 10 (10.42%) Marketing
19 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio

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 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.08%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.38%) GitHub
2 9 (9.38%) SaaS
3 8 (8.33%) IaaS
4 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.04%) MailChimp
5 1 (1.04%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (32.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 24 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 20 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (16.67%) OLAP
9 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 9 (9.38%) OLTP
11 9 (9.38%) SSDT
12 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (7.29%) MySQL
13 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (5.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.38%) tSQLt
3 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Marketing
3 7 (7.29%) Electronics
3 7 (7.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) MDX
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.21%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Unix
3 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.29%) Solaris
5 3 (3.13%) AIX
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (12.50%) ETL
5 10 (10.42%) Data Protection
6 9 (9.38%) High Availability
6 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (8.33%) Migration
8 7 (7.29%) Data Management
8 7 (7.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (7.29%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.17%) BPEL
11 4 (4.17%) CRM
11 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (59.38%) SQL
2 40 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 18 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.08%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) MCITP
5 3 (3.13%) MCTS
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) ISO 14001
2 3 (3.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Data Guard
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) SCCM
3 3 (3.13%) SCOM
3 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) VMware
4 9 (9.38%) RedGate
5 8 (8.33%) SAP
6 5 (5.21%) NetApp
7 3 (3.13%) IBM
7 3 (3.13%) Siebel
8 2 (2.08%) Sun
8 2 (2.08%) Teradata
9 1 (1.04%) Google
9 1 (1.04%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.04%) Informatica
9 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com