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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 133 168 168
Rank change year-on-year
+35 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 98 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.90% 1.15% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.20% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 98 64 34
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
4902 5319 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.87% 95.91% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4015 3938 3749
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +3 26 £45,000 -32.58% 3
Slough -1 13 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wokingham - 10 £42,500 -
Bracknell +3 1 £42,500 -15.00%
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 227 (85.98%) SQL
2 135 (51.14%) Performance Tuning
3 132 (50.00%) Oracle
4 131 (49.62%) SQL Server
5 118 (44.70%) Oracle Database
6 110 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 89 (33.71%) PL/SQL
7 89 (33.71%) RDBMS
7 89 (33.71%) Relational Database
8 85 (32.20%) Oracle RAC
9 83 (31.44%) Oracle Certification
9 83 (31.44%) Oracle Database 12c
10 71 (26.89%) OCP
11 69 (26.14%) T-SQL
12 65 (24.62%) Oracle RMAN
12 65 (24.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 56 (21.21%) High Availability
14 54 (20.45%) Linux
15 51 (19.32%) Microsoft
16 46 (17.42%) Replication
16 46 (17.42%) Middleware
16 46 (17.42%) Unix
16 46 (17.42%) WebLogic
17 43 (16.29%) Clustering
17 43 (16.29%) Data Guard
17 43 (16.29%) SQL Server 2012
18 37 (14.02%) ETL
19 36 (13.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 34 (12.88%) Finance
20 34 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 46 (17.42%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (4.17%) Apache
3 11 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (7.95%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (7.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.38%) SMTP
1 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (49.62%) SQL Server
2 118 (44.70%) Oracle Database
3 110 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 89 (33.71%) RDBMS
4 89 (33.71%) Relational Database
5 83 (31.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 65 (24.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (16.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (12.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 29 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (10.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 25 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
14 22 (8.33%) MS Access
15 16 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
16 15 (5.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (4.17%) OLTP
17 11 (4.17%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 34 (12.88%) Finance
2 16 (6.06%) Retail
3 14 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.92%) Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.52%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.42%) Middleware
2 36 (13.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 14 (5.30%) .NET
4 13 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (3.79%) J2EE
6 2 (0.76%) HTML
6 2 (0.76%) XML
7 1 (0.38%) COM
7 1 (0.38%) COM+
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.42%) Replication
2 43 (16.29%) Clustering
3 25 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.47%) Computer Science
4 16 (6.06%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.89%) Streaming Music
6 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.45%) Linux
2 46 (17.42%) Unix
3 22 (8.33%) Windows
4 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.79%) Solaris
5 7 (2.65%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (51.14%) Performance Tuning
2 56 (21.21%) High Availability
3 37 (14.02%) ETL
4 26 (9.85%) Migration
5 22 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (8.33%) ITIL
6 18 (6.82%) Database Tuning
7 17 (6.44%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (6.06%) SQL Optimisation
9 15 (5.68%) Data Management
10 12 (4.55%) Time Management
11 11 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (4.17%) Line Management
11 11 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.79%) ERP
12 10 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (3.41%) Database Security
13 9 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.41%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 227 (85.98%) SQL
2 89 (33.71%) PL/SQL
3 69 (26.14%) T-SQL
4 31 (11.74%) Shell Script
5 12 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.55%) VBScript
6 11 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 11 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 10 (3.79%) Java
8 7 (2.65%) C#
9 3 (1.14%) C
9 3 (1.14%) C++
9 3 (1.14%) PHP
9 3 (1.14%) Python
10 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (31.44%) Oracle Certification
2 71 (26.89%) OCP
3 29 (10.98%) Degree
4 11 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.14%) MCITP
6 3 (1.14%) MCTS
7 2 (0.76%) MCP
7 2 (0.76%) MCSA
7 2 (0.76%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.41%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (32.20%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 65 (24.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 43 (16.29%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 132 (50.00%) Oracle
2 51 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.79%) HP
3 10 (3.79%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.79%) Vertica
4 9 (3.41%) IFS
4 9 (3.41%) SAP
5 1 (0.38%) Epicor
5 1 (0.38%) Veritas
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago