The median annual salary for a DBA Manager was £45,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Database Administrator Manager
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 936 978
Rank change year-on-year +74 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA Manager 2 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.030% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.031% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 28 8
Median salary £45,250 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.72% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £75,000 £83,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -11.81%  

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 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

DBA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA Manager in the UK

DBA Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DBA Manager in the UK

DBA Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA Manager over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA Manager in the UK

DBA Manager
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +70 2 £45,250 -13.80%
London +42 1 £38,000 -30.90%
Yorkshire +23 1 £52,500 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +23 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Leeds +22 1 £52,500 +16.66%

DBA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, DBA Manager 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 DBA Manager in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
7 5 (31.25%) E-business
7 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (31.25%) MySQL
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
7 5 (31.25%) Veeam
7 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (25.00%) Database Security
8 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
8 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat

DBA Manager 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (6.25%) Raiser's Edge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (31.25%) MySQL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) E-business
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Database Security
4 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) OpenUP
7 1 (6.25%) PDM
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Veeam
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Pegasus