The median annual salary for a DB2 DBA was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

IBM DB2 Database Administrator
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 919 926
Rank change year-on-year +82 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 15 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.031% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 20
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £38,533 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £57,850
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -18.18% +12.82%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

DB2 DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured DB2 DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 DBA in the UK

DB2 DBA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DB2 DBA.

Salary trend for DB2 DBA in the UK

DB2 DBA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 DBA over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DB2 DBA in the UK

DB2 DBA
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +55 11 £70,000 +16.66% 3
London +59 10 £75,000 +15.38% 3
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
East of England +18 1 £45,000 -
Norwich - 1 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, DB2 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 featuring DB2 DBA in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) DB2
2 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 15 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (52.00%) IBM
5 12 (48.00%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (44.00%) Unix
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) Cognizant
8 7 (28.00%) AIX
8 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) Sybase
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (16.00%) DevOps
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) CA
10 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (16.00%) REXX
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (16.00%) zOS
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (16.00%) Flash
10 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) IMS/DB
4 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.00%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) OLTP
6 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) HACMP
2 1 (4.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Unix
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) AIX
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) zOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (48.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) High Availability
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Document Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) AWK
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (16.00%) REXX
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Cognizant
3 5 (20.00%) Sybase
4 4 (16.00%) CA
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) Vignette
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
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