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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 158 150 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 70 66 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 1.25% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.33% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 70 38 78
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 24 £66,750 +90.71% 2
Maidenhead +15 14 £47,500 -20.83%
Slough +10 13 £50,000 +20.48%
Bracknell -34 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Thatcham - 3 £40,000 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 54 (46.15%) SQL
2 54 (46.15%) MySQL
3 45 (38.46%) Oracle
4 38 (32.48%) Performance Tuning
5 37 (31.62%) Linux
5 37 (31.62%) Microsoft
6 26 (22.22%) LAMP
7 24 (20.51%) UNIX
8 23 (19.66%) Service Delivery
8 23 (19.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (19.66%) Line Management
9 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
10 20 (17.09%) Replication
11 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
12 18 (15.38%) XML
12 18 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (13.68%) Oracle Exadata
13 16 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (12.82%) Automotive
14 15 (12.82%) REST
14 15 (12.82%) Oracle EBS R12
14 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (11.97%) Clustering
15 14 (11.97%) Migration
15 14 (11.97%) Data Modelling
16 13 (11.11%) DB2
16 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
16 13 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (16.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (12.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (58.97%) SQL Server
2 54 (46.15%) MySQL
3 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
4 18 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (13.68%) Oracle Exadata
6 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (11.11%) DB2
7 13 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (10.26%) Essbase
8 12 (10.26%) Oracle Discoverer
8 12 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (7.69%) MariaDB
11 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (6.84%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (12.82%) Automotive
2 12 (10.26%) Finance
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) French Language
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) LAMP
2 18 (15.38%) XML
3 15 (12.82%) REST
4 7 (5.98%) .NET
5 4 (3.42%) Web Services
6 3 (2.56%) Ajax
6 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Replication
2 14 (11.97%) Clustering
3 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.42%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Linux
2 24 (20.51%) UNIX
3 4 (3.42%) Solaris
4 3 (2.56%) AIX
5 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (19.66%) Service Delivery
2 23 (19.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (19.66%) Line Management
3 16 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (11.97%) Migration
4 14 (11.97%) Data Modelling
5 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.13%) ITIL
6 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.13%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.13%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.27%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.27%) Data Transformation
8 4 (3.42%) Master Data Management
8 4 (3.42%) Service Management
8 4 (3.42%) SOA
8 4 (3.42%) Data Management
8 4 (3.42%) Data Architecture
8 4 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) SQL
2 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.27%) Korn
5 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.56%) PHP
6 3 (2.56%) C#
7 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (1.71%) MCP
3 2 (1.71%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Oracle
2 37 (31.62%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.26%) Hyperion
4 7 (5.98%) Red Gate
5 4 (3.42%) Sybase
6 3 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Facebook
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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