The median annual salary for a DBA was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Database Administrator
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 61 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 2 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.44% 1.21% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.25% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 17
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
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 Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 431 479 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 95.57% 96.57% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 394 419 479
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 2 £37,500 +15.38% 3
DBA
North East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (45.45%) Replication
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (18.18%) Clustering
8 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
8 2 (18.18%) ETL
9 1 (9.09%) VMware
9 1 (9.09%) JCL
9 1 (9.09%) BCP
9 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
9 1 (9.09%) zOS
9 1 (9.09%) Solaris
9 1 (9.09%) Linux
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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