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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 166 193 154
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 53 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.60% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.64% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 51 20 58
Average salary £50,000 £42,800 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.82% -4.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,250
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
5106 5296 4831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.41% 93.60% 93.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3804 3908 3874
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +19 21 £55,000 +34.96%
Reading -1 14 £50,000 +26.58% 1
Slough +5 8 £50,000 +13.50% 3
Bracknell -7 4 £43,250 - 1
Thatcham - 1 £40,000 -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 76 (59.84%) SQL Server
2 52 (40.94%) MySQL
3 51 (40.16%) SQL
4 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
5 41 (32.28%) Oracle
6 37 (29.13%) Linux
7 36 (28.35%) Performance Tuning
8 34 (26.77%) LAMP
9 27 (21.26%) Service Delivery
9 27 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (19.69%) Line Management
11 23 (18.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (17.32%) UNIX
12 22 (17.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (16.54%) XML
13 21 (16.54%) Replication
14 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
14 20 (15.75%) Oracle Database
15 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (14.17%) Clustering
17 15 (11.81%) DB2
17 15 (11.81%) Oracle EBS
17 15 (11.81%) Automotive
17 15 (11.81%) Oracle EBS R12
17 15 (11.81%) REST
18 14 (11.02%) Finance
18 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database 11g
19 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
19 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (10.24%) Oracle RMAN

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (10.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.15%) IIS
3 2 (1.57%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (11.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (59.84%) SQL Server
2 52 (40.94%) MySQL
3 23 (18.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (17.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (15.75%) Oracle Database
6 15 (11.81%) DB2
7 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (9.45%) Oracle Discoverer
9 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (9.45%) Essbase
9 12 (9.45%) MariaDB
9 12 (9.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (9.45%) Oracle Exadata
10 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (6.30%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (11.81%) Automotive
2 14 (11.02%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.77%) LAMP
2 21 (16.54%) XML
3 15 (11.81%) REST
4 8 (6.30%) .NET
5 5 (3.94%) Web Services
6 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.15%) Ajax
6 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Replication
2 18 (14.17%) Clustering
3 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Linux
2 22 (17.32%) UNIX
3 4 (3.15%) AIX
3 4 (3.15%) Solaris
4 2 (1.57%) Windows
4 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (21.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (21.26%) Service Delivery
3 25 (19.69%) Line Management
4 19 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.45%) Migration
5 12 (9.45%) Data Modelling
6 9 (7.09%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.72%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.72%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.94%) ITIL
9 5 (3.94%) ETL
9 5 (3.94%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.94%) Data Transformation
10 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.15%) SOA
10 4 (3.15%) Data Mapping
11 3 (2.36%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (2.36%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.16%) SQL
2 9 (7.09%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.72%) Korn
3 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.15%) C#
4 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.36%) PHP
6 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.15%) MCP
4 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 2 (1.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.36%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (32.28%) Oracle
3 12 (9.45%) Hyperion
4 7 (5.51%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.36%) Sybase
5 3 (2.36%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.79%) Facebook
Bracknell
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + on call and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago