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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 177 188 175
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 46 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.56% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.60% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 46
Average salary £50,000 £44,050 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.50% -2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
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
4988 5314 5007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.49% 93.31% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3674 3878 3924
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 4 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 4 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
Maidenhead +5 14 £55,000 +37.50%
Reading -9 14 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Slough +5 7 £50,000 +13.50%
Bracknell - 5 £55,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £32,500 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 67 (59.29%) SQL Server
2 52 (46.02%) MySQL
3 41 (36.28%) Oracle
4 40 (35.40%) SQL
5 35 (30.97%) Linux
6 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
7 31 (27.43%) Performance Tuning
8 30 (26.55%) LAMP
9 25 (22.12%) Service Delivery
10 23 (20.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (20.35%) Line Management
11 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (18.58%) Replication
12 21 (18.58%) Clustering
12 21 (18.58%) Oracle Database
13 19 (16.81%) XML
14 17 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (12.39%) UNIX
16 13 (11.50%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
16 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (11.50%) Finance
16 13 (11.50%) Automotive
16 13 (11.50%) REST
17 12 (10.62%) Migration
17 12 (10.62%) DB2
18 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
18 11 (9.73%) Oracle RAC
18 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database 11g

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.54%) IIS
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) JBoss
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.77%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) SaaS
1 4 (3.54%) PaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) DNS
2 2 (1.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (59.29%) SQL Server
2 52 (46.02%) MySQL
3 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (19.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (18.58%) Oracle Database
5 13 (11.50%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.62%) DB2
7 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (9.73%) MariaDB
8 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
9 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (5.31%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
10 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.54%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (2.65%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.50%) Finance
1 13 (11.50%) Automotive
2 1 (0.88%) Retail
2 1 (0.88%) Advertising
2 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.55%) LAMP
2 19 (16.81%) XML
3 13 (11.50%) REST
4 6 (5.31%) .NET
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.54%) Middleware
5 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.54%) Ajax
6 2 (1.77%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.77%) HTML
6 2 (1.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Replication
1 21 (18.58%) Clustering
2 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.54%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.54%) Open Source
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Exalogic
5 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.97%) Linux
2 14 (12.39%) UNIX
3 5 (4.42%) Solaris
3 5 (4.42%) Windows
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (22.12%) Service Delivery
3 23 (20.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (20.35%) Line Management
4 17 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (10.62%) Migration
6 10 (8.85%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.96%) ETL
8 8 (7.08%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.42%) ITIL
10 5 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.65%) Database Tuning
11 3 (2.65%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.65%) SOA
11 3 (2.65%) Analytics
11 3 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.65%) Server Monitoring
12 2 (1.77%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.40%) SQL
2 8 (7.08%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.54%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) Korn
4 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.65%) Java
4 3 (2.65%) PHP
5 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
6 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.65%) OCP
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (1.77%) MCP
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) MCITP
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (5.31%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (36.28%) Oracle
2 33 (29.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.65%) Hyperion
3 3 (2.65%) Veritas
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) Vertica
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