Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £39,513 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 75 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 29 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.61% 1.55% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 1.62% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 6
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,513 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.03% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £30,100 £30,800 £35,625
90th Percentile £59,551 £52,045 £50,000
North East median annual salary £39,236 £42,500 £31,479
% change year-on-year -7.68% +35.01% -18.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,084 989 874
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.57% 95.93% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 952 823 757
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,513 £37,062 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.61% +5.89% -0.66%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,935 £58,450
North East median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +1.35%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 16 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 23 £39,513 -1.22% 2
Sunderland -2 3 £45,000 +2.86% 1
South Tyneside - 2 - -
Gateshead - 1 £32,500 -
DBA
North East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (37.93%) Data Guard
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
5 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 11 (37.93%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (34.48%) Degree
7 9 (31.03%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
8 8 (27.59%) NetBackup
8 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
8 8 (27.59%) Open Source
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
10 6 (20.69%) DevOps
10 6 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
11 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (17.24%) T-SQL

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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.24%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) MariaDB
7 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (58.62%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
3 8 (27.59%) Open Source
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps
6 5 (17.24%) Case Management
7 4 (13.79%) Bug Management
7 4 (13.79%) Telematics
8 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (10.34%) Kanban
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.90%) High Availability
10 1 (3.45%) Migration
10 1 (3.45%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (17.24%) MCSA
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle RAC
1 11 (37.93%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Data Guard
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (27.59%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) Nagios
3 3 (10.34%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.90%) VMware