DBA Jobs in the UK excluding London

Database Administrator
UK > UK excluding London

The median Database Administrator salary in the UK excluding London is £57,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

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

6 months to
22 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 413 418 439
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 383 395 497
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.53% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 279 303 356
10th Percentile £42,250 £36,125 £37,224
25th Percentile £50,000 £40,000 £40,132
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.58% +8.33% +1.05%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,125 £57,813
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 68,121 52,440 69,419
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 89.17% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48,105 29,890 42,562
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in the UK excluding London

DBA
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBA in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for DBA in the UK excluding London

DBA
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 22 May 2024.

Salary histogram for DBA in the UK excluding London

DBA
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 22 May 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +66 96 £55,000 +3.77% 22
Midlands -12 73 £57,500 +15.00% 11
South West +11 70 £57,500 +11.65% 4
South East -44 59 £57,500 +4.55% 11
North West +24 52 £55,000 +3.77% 5
East Midlands +15 38 £55,000 - 3
Scotland -44 37 £57,500 +15.00% 4
West Midlands -24 31 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Yorkshire +61 26 £57,500 +4.55% 5
East of England -11 24 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Wales +25 22 £48,000 +24.68% 1
North East -3 18 £52,500 +31.25% 12
Northern Ireland - 2 £77,500 - 2
DBA
UK

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2024, DBA job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 298 (77.81%) SQL
2 234 (61.10%) SQL Server
3 195 (50.91%) Azure
4 194 (50.65%) Microsoft
5 161 (42.04%) Social Skills
6 155 (40.47%) Performance Tuning
7 135 (35.25%) Oracle
8 127 (33.16%) T-SQL
9 126 (32.90%) Business Intelligence
10 118 (30.81%) Power BI
10 118 (30.81%) Power Platform
11 116 (30.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 108 (28.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 98 (25.59%) Azure SQL Database
14 91 (23.76%) High Availability
14 91 (23.76%) Linux
15 82 (21.41%) Collaborative Working
16 79 (20.63%) Finance
17 77 (20.10%) Security Cleared
18 74 (19.32%) Windows
18 74 (19.32%) VMS
18 74 (19.32%) Broadband
18 74 (19.32%) Virtual Machines
19 70 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 66 (17.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 66 (17.23%) Oracle Database
20 66 (17.23%) Problem-Solving
21 62 (16.19%) PowerShell
22 61 (15.93%) MySQL
23 58 (15.14%) Mentoring

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.87%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.78%) MQSeries
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.78%) WildFly
4 2 (0.52%) IIS
4 2 (0.52%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) CICS
5 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (3.66%) NEC Housing
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.04%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
4 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 195 (50.91%) Azure
2 118 (30.81%) Power Platform
3 38 (9.92%) AWS
4 24 (6.27%) OCI
5 19 (4.96%) GCP
6 3 (0.78%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.78%) PaaS
6 3 (0.78%) Power Automate
7 2 (0.52%) Entra ID
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (0.52%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Snowflake
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.32%) Broadband
2 3 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.26%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (61.10%) SQL Server
2 118 (30.81%) Power BI
3 98 (25.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 70 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 66 (17.23%) Oracle Database
5 66 (17.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (15.93%) MySQL
7 50 (13.05%) MongoDB
8 49 (12.79%) Relational Database
9 32 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (7.57%) RDBMS
11 21 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (2.61%) DB2
15 10 (2.61%) NoSQL
16 7 (1.83%) OLTP
17 6 (1.57%) MariaDB
18 4 (1.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Git
2 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 161 (42.04%) Social Skills
2 79 (20.63%) Finance
3 42 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.96%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.18%) Police
6 14 (3.66%) Back Office
6 14 (3.66%) Local Government
7 7 (1.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.57%) Retail
9 3 (0.78%) Law
9 3 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) German Language
10 2 (0.52%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.09%) Middleware
2 4 (1.04%) .NET
2 4 (1.04%) XML
3 3 (0.78%) EDI
3 3 (0.78%) Entity Framework
4 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.26%) CSS
5 1 (0.26%) J2EE
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.83%) Replication
2 22 (5.74%) Clustering
3 20 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 13 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.61%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.57%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.57%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (1.57%) PMI
9 5 (1.31%) NHS
10 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.78%) Onboarding
12 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.52%) Photography
13 1 (0.26%) Distributed Computing
13 1 (0.26%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.76%) Linux
2 74 (19.32%) VMS
2 74 (19.32%) Windows
3 36 (9.40%) CentOS
3 36 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (9.14%) Unix
5 34 (8.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 34 (8.88%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.04%) AIX
7 4 (1.04%) SUSE
8 2 (0.52%) Debian
8 2 (0.52%) zOS
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (40.47%) Performance Tuning
2 126 (32.90%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (30.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 91 (23.76%) High Availability
5 82 (21.41%) Collaborative Working
6 66 (17.23%) Problem-Solving
7 58 (15.14%) Mentoring
8 54 (14.10%) Database Tuning
9 48 (12.53%) Migration
10 45 (11.75%) Customer Service
11 44 (11.49%) Actionable Insight
11 44 (11.49%) Performance Monitoring
12 38 (9.92%) Storage Management
13 35 (9.14%) Capacity Planning
13 35 (9.14%) Database Security
14 34 (8.88%) Capacity Management
14 34 (8.88%) User Experience
15 31 (8.09%) Problem Management
16 30 (7.83%) Computer Science
17 27 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (77.81%) SQL
2 127 (33.16%) T-SQL
3 62 (16.19%) PowerShell
4 37 (9.66%) Bash
5 28 (7.31%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.57%) C#
6 6 (1.57%) Python
7 2 (0.52%) AWK
7 2 (0.52%) Java
7 2 (0.52%) sed
7 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) COBOL
8 1 (0.26%) JCL
8 1 (0.26%) PHP
8 1 (0.26%) ProC
8 1 (0.26%) REXX
8 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (28.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (20.10%) Security Cleared
3 49 (12.79%) Degree
4 42 (10.97%) Oracle Certification
5 34 (8.88%) DV Cleared
6 30 (7.83%) DBS Check
7 28 (7.31%) OCP
8 24 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (5.48%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.35%) Azure Certification
11 8 (2.09%) OCA
12 6 (1.57%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.78%) CIPD
14 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.52%) MCITP
14 2 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.44%) Accessibility
2 6 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.78%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (19.32%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) RACF
5 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (2.09%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.57%) Ansible
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.78%) Perfmon
4 3 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.26%) Foglight
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) MAINVIEW
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 194 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 135 (35.25%) Oracle
3 36 (9.40%) Red Hat
4 17 (4.44%) VMware
5 15 (3.92%) Commvault
5 15 (3.92%) Google
6 14 (3.66%) NEC
7 8 (2.09%) RedGate
8 4 (1.04%) IBM
8 4 (1.04%) SAP
9 3 (0.78%) New Relic
10 2 (0.52%) Civica
10 2 (0.52%) IFS
10 2 (0.52%) Progress
10 2 (0.52%) Veeam
10 2 (0.52%) Zoho
11 1 (0.26%) BMC
11 1 (0.26%) Cisco
11 1 (0.26%) F5
11 1 (0.26%) Qualys