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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 173 193 184
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 44 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.53% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.57% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 37
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
4735 5236 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 92.69% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 3803 3970
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +13 21 £51,750 -1.42% 8
Maidenhead 0 9 £55,000 +37.50%
Wokingham +4 4 £31,500 -16.00%
Slough -5 4 £56,250 +12.50%
Bracknell - 4 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 62 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 42 (40.38%) MySQL
3 39 (37.50%) Oracle
4 38 (36.54%) SQL
5 33 (31.73%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
7 25 (24.04%) Linux
8 24 (23.08%) LAMP
9 23 (22.12%) Clustering
10 22 (21.15%) Replication
10 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
11 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (20.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
14 15 (14.42%) Finance
14 15 (14.42%) Line Management
15 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (12.50%) XML
17 12 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (10.58%) Oracle RAC
19 10 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
19 10 (9.62%) Migration
19 10 (9.62%) ETL
19 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
19 10 (9.62%) DB2
19 10 (9.62%) UNIX
20 9 (8.65%) T-SQL
21 8 (7.69%) SharePoint

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (1.92%) GlassFish
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.92%) Apache
3 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
1 4 (3.85%) PaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (59.62%) SQL Server
2 42 (40.38%) MySQL
3 22 (21.15%) Oracle Database
4 21 (20.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (9.62%) DB2
9 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 8 (7.69%) MariaDB
10 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (5.77%) RDBMS
12 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (2.88%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (2.88%) OLTP
14 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Automotive
3 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.08%) LAMP
2 13 (12.50%) XML
3 7 (6.73%) REST
4 5 (4.81%) .NET
5 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.85%) Ajax
5 4 (3.85%) Middleware
5 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.92%) HTML
6 2 (1.92%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Clustering
2 22 (21.15%) Replication
3 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) UNIX
3 6 (5.77%) Windows
4 4 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (20.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.42%) Line Management
5 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.62%) Migration
6 10 (9.62%) ETL
7 8 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.69%) Database Tuning
8 7 (6.73%) Performance Management
9 6 (5.77%) ITIL
9 6 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.85%) SDLC
11 4 (3.85%) Open Source
11 4 (3.85%) Analytics
12 3 (2.88%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (2.88%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (2.88%) ERP
12 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.54%) SQL
2 9 (8.65%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) Java
4 3 (2.88%) PHP
4 3 (2.88%) Korn
5 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.92%) VBScript
5 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.88%) OCP
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) MCITP
3 2 (1.92%) MCP
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (0.96%) MCSE
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) Oracle
2 30 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Veritas
4 2 (1.92%) HP
4 2 (1.92%) Vertica
5 1 (0.96%) Sybase
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
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