The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 102 189 179
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 119 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.34% 0.63% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 0.68% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 83 25 35
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,845 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +1.19%
DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

DBA Salary Trend in Berkshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DBA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

DBA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +66 76 £45,000 -23.40% 5
Slough +11 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Wokingham - 9 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell +10 3 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Newbury +9 1 - -
Maidenhead 0 1 £55,000 +15.78% 2
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 98 (60.87%) SQL
2 85 (52.80%) Performance Tuning
3 84 (52.17%) SQL Server
4 72 (44.72%) Oracle
5 66 (40.99%) Oracle Database
6 55 (34.16%) Linux
7 48 (29.81%) Computer Science
8 45 (27.95%) Replication
9 43 (26.71%) T-SQL
10 40 (24.84%) Clustering
11 39 (24.22%) Oracle RAC
12 37 (22.98%) ETL
13 34 (21.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (21.12%) Degree
14 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
15 32 (19.88%) Relational Database
16 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (17.39%) SaaS
17 27 (16.77%) MySQL
18 26 (16.15%) RDBMS
18 26 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (15.53%) Database Tuning
20 23 (14.29%) Middleware
20 23 (14.29%) WebLogic
21 21 (13.04%) MS Excel
21 21 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 21 (13.04%) Open Source
22 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2012
22 20 (12.42%) Oracle Database 10g
23 19 (11.80%) SQL Server 2000

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 18 (11.18%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.73%) GlassFish
3 6 (3.73%) JBoss
3 6 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.73%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.39%) SaaS
2 18 (11.18%) PaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Firewall
2 3 (1.86%) SMTP
3 2 (1.24%) FTP
3 2 (1.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 66 (40.99%) Oracle Database
3 34 (21.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (19.88%) Relational Database
5 27 (16.77%) MySQL
6 26 (16.15%) RDBMS
6 26 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (12.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (11.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 18 (11.18%) OLTP
11 17 (10.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (9.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (8.70%) SQL CLR
14 13 (8.07%) Oracle9i Database
15 11 (6.83%) MS Access
15 11 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (6.21%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 12 (7.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Retail
4 7 (4.35%) Law
5 4 (2.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.29%) Middleware
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (3.73%) WebCenter
3 6 (3.73%) LAMP
3 6 (3.73%) HTML
4 3 (1.86%) XML
5 2 (1.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.81%) Computer Science
2 45 (27.95%) Replication
3 40 (24.84%) Clustering
4 28 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (11.18%) Public Cloud
6 9 (5.59%) Data Integration
7 7 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.73%) Oracle Exalogic
8 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.73%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.11%) User Experience
10 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.16%) Linux
2 12 (7.45%) Windows
3 6 (3.73%) Solaris
3 6 (3.73%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.11%) UNIX
4 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.86%) Debian
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (52.80%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (22.98%) ETL
3 25 (15.53%) Database Tuning
4 21 (13.04%) Open Source
5 19 (11.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.56%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 14 (8.70%) ITIL
9 13 (8.07%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.45%) Data Management
10 12 (7.45%) Load Balancing
11 10 (6.21%) Project Management
11 10 (6.21%) Benchmarking
11 10 (6.21%) Data Privacy
12 9 (5.59%) Migration
13 8 (4.97%) ERP
13 8 (4.97%) Analytics
14 7 (4.35%) Data Migration
14 7 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 98 (60.87%) SQL
2 43 (26.71%) T-SQL
3 15 (9.32%) PowerShell
4 14 (8.70%) VBScript
5 12 (7.45%) Java
6 11 (6.83%) C++
7 10 (6.21%) PHP
7 10 (6.21%) C
7 10 (6.21%) Python
8 8 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.11%) Perl
10 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.62%) C#
11 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (21.12%) Degree
2 17 (10.56%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.35%) OCP
4 7 (4.35%) MCSE
5 5 (3.11%) MCITP
6 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) MCTS
7 2 (1.24%) MCP
7 2 (1.24%) MCSA
8 1 (0.62%) OCA
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (24.22%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (10.56%) Data Guard
2 15 (9.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (8.07%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (44.72%) Oracle
2 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.94%) HP
4 14 (8.70%) Vertica
5 4 (2.48%) Veritas
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) Sybase
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Free Parking + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension & More
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Citi Logik
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago