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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 155 145 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 74 85 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 1.44% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.54% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 71 57 80
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
5469 5505 5127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.10% 93.34% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 4029 4257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -10 28 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Slough -3 14 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Bracknell -27 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Maidenhead +15 11 £47,500 -
Thatcham - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 68 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 47 (43.52%) SQL
3 43 (39.81%) MySQL
3 43 (39.81%) Oracle
4 41 (37.96%) Performance Tuning
5 33 (30.56%) Linux
6 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.44%) Oracle Database
8 20 (18.52%) UNIX
9 19 (17.59%) Replication
9 19 (17.59%) Migration
10 17 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
10 17 (15.74%) LAMP
11 16 (14.81%) Line Management
11 16 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
11 16 (14.81%) Service Delivery
12 15 (13.89%) XML
13 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
13 14 (12.96%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
14 13 (12.04%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
15 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (11.11%) Essbase
15 12 (11.11%) Hyperion
15 12 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (11.11%) REST

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) Resin
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (12.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) SAN
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) NAS
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) DHCP
2 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 43 (39.81%) MySQL
3 21 (19.44%) Oracle Database
4 16 (14.81%) Oracle Exadata
5 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (11.11%) Essbase
6 12 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (8.33%) DB2
8 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (6.48%) MariaDB
10 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.63%) MS Access
11 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (11.11%) Automotive
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) French Language
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.74%) LAMP
2 15 (13.89%) XML
3 12 (11.11%) REST
4 9 (8.33%) .NET
5 5 (4.63%) Web Services
6 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.78%) Ajax
7 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.93%) Java EE
8 1 (0.93%) jQuery
8 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.93%) HTML
8 1 (0.93%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Replication
2 12 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (10.19%) Data Integration
4 10 (9.26%) Clustering
5 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.56%) Linux
2 20 (18.52%) UNIX
3 4 (3.70%) Solaris
4 3 (2.78%) AIX
5 2 (1.85%) Windows
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (17.59%) Migration
3 17 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 16 (14.81%) Line Management
5 14 (12.96%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (10.19%) Master Data Management
6 11 (10.19%) Data Management
6 11 (10.19%) Data Migration
6 11 (10.19%) Data Architecture
6 11 (10.19%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) ITIL
9 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.63%) Data Transformation
9 5 (4.63%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.70%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.70%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.70%) Korn
4 4 (3.70%) C#
4 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.85%) PHP
5 2 (1.85%) Java
5 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 3 (2.78%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.93%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
3 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.93%) Munin
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (39.81%) Oracle
2 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 7 (6.48%) Red Gate
5 4 (3.70%) Sybase
6 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) F5
8 1 (0.93%) Facebook
8 1 (0.93%) SunGard
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