The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Administrator
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 41 71 60
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.34% 0.67% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.70% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.73%  
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 Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 294 575 540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.66% 95.83% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 265 507 438
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Suffolk

DBA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for DBA in Suffolk

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (43.75%) Clustering
6 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (37.50%) Change Control
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
8 4 (25.00%) Replication
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) User Stories
9 3 (18.75%) High Availability
9 3 (18.75%) Tableau
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (18.75%) Confluence
9 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) JIRA
9 3 (18.75%) Information Security

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (37.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (18.75%) Power BI
5 3 (18.75%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (12.50%) OLAP
6 2 (12.50%) OLTP
6 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Perfmon
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Dell Compellent