Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1140 1157 1243
Rank change year-on-year +17 +86 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA Manager 23 23 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 51
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -31.03%
10th Percentile £30,500 £48,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £76,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,125 £60,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.13% +71.43% -46.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

DBA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA Manager in the UK

DBA Manager
Top 12 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 6 months to 20 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
England +15 19 £61,500 +2.50% 3
London +11 12 £90,000 +5.88% 1
UK excluding London +8 10 £46,125 -23.13% 3
North of England -2 3 £60,000 +9.09%
North East - 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 2 £61,250 - 1
East of England - 2 £33,000 -
East Midlands +29 1 £39,750 -27.73% 2
Midlands +24 1 £39,750 -27.73% 2
South East +24 1 £52,500 -12.50%
North West -13 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

DBA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (26.09%) Replication
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (17.39%) MySQL
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Law
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
9 2 (8.70%) GDPR

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (4.35%) Luigi
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Firebase
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (4.35%) Azkaban
8 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (4.35%) CouchDB
8 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
8 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (8.70%) WF
2 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Pandas
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.35%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCDBA
3 2 (8.70%) MCITP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Radianz
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Unisys