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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 135 180 181
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 83 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.64% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.65% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 50 30 37
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,000
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
4733 5108 5030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.50% 93.18% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3583 3687 4026
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +52 69 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Wokingham -4 8 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Slough -9 3 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bracknell - 2 £36,500 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 71 (52.21%) Performance Tuning
2 69 (50.74%) SQL Server
3 66 (48.53%) Oracle
4 56 (41.18%) SQL
5 54 (39.71%) Oracle Database
6 41 (30.15%) Clustering
6 41 (30.15%) Linux
7 39 (28.68%) MySQL
7 39 (28.68%) Replication
8 38 (27.94%) Computer Science
9 34 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
10 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
10 27 (19.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (17.65%) SaaS
11 24 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 24 (17.65%) Degree
12 23 (16.91%) WebLogic
12 23 (16.91%) Middleware
13 22 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (16.18%) Relational Database
14 21 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (14.71%) Open Source
15 20 (14.71%) ETL
15 20 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (13.97%) Database Tuning
17 18 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (13.24%) Oracle Fusion
17 18 (13.24%) PaaS
17 18 (13.24%) Oracle GoldenGate

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (16.91%) WebLogic
2 18 (13.24%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.41%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.41%) JBoss
3 6 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.65%) SaaS
2 18 (13.24%) PaaS
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) DNS
1 6 (4.41%) Firewall
2 2 (1.47%) FTP
3 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (50.74%) SQL Server
2 54 (39.71%) Oracle Database
3 39 (28.68%) MySQL
4 27 (19.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (16.18%) Relational Database
6 21 (15.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 15 (11.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (6.62%) OLTP
11 9 (6.62%) SQL CLR
12 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (5.15%) DB2
13 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (5.15%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (10.29%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Retail
3 2 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.91%) Middleware
2 18 (13.24%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (13.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 17 (12.50%) LAMP
4 7 (5.15%) XML
5 6 (4.41%) WebCenter
5 6 (4.41%) HTML
5 6 (4.41%) .NET
6 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.94%) Ajax
6 4 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.74%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.15%) Clustering
2 39 (28.68%) Replication
3 38 (27.94%) Computer Science
4 21 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (13.24%) Public Cloud
6 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle Exalogic
7 6 (4.41%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (3.68%) User Experience
9 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.15%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) UNIX
3 6 (4.41%) Windows
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (2.94%) Solaris
5 2 (1.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (52.21%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (14.71%) ETL
3 20 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (14.71%) Open Source
4 19 (13.97%) Database Tuning
5 13 (9.56%) Mentoring
6 12 (8.82%) Load Balancing
7 11 (8.09%) Migration
8 10 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.62%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 8 (5.88%) Analytics
10 8 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.88%) ITIL
11 7 (5.15%) ERP
11 7 (5.15%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.41%) Time Management
12 6 (4.41%) Project Management
12 6 (4.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.18%) SQL
2 24 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.82%) Java
4 9 (6.62%) VBScript
4 9 (6.62%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.88%) PHP
6 7 (5.15%) C++
7 6 (4.41%) Python
7 6 (4.41%) C
8 5 (3.68%) C#
8 5 (3.68%) Perl
8 5 (3.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.47%) Korn
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (17.65%) Degree
2 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.62%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.68%) MCSE
5 3 (2.21%) OCP
6 2 (1.47%) MCP
6 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.47%) MCITP
7 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (48.53%) Oracle
2 27 (19.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.09%) HP
4 9 (6.62%) Vertica
5 3 (2.21%) Veritas
6 2 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
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