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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 191 178 171
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 34 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.89% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 51
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -8 15 £47,500 -20.83%
Bracknell -4 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading -17 4 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Slough - 3 - - 2
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (51.43%) SQL
3 31 (44.29%) Oracle
4 29 (41.43%) MySQL
5 28 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (27.14%) Clustering
7 18 (25.71%) Windows
8 17 (24.29%) Linux
8 17 (24.29%) Replication
9 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database
10 14 (20.00%) Migration
11 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
11 13 (18.57%) Data Architecture
12 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
12 12 (17.14%) DNS
13 11 (15.71%) Data Management
13 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (15.71%) Master Data Management
13 11 (15.71%) Data Migration
13 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
14 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
15 9 (12.86%) Java
15 9 (12.86%) RDBMS
15 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (7.14%) IIS
1 5 (7.14%) Resin
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) DNS
2 5 (7.14%) Internet
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) NAS
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 29 (41.43%) MySQL
3 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
5 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (12.86%) RDBMS
9 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.71%) DB2
10 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (4.29%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
12 2 (2.86%) OLTP
General
1 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.86%) Finance
1 2 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (1.43%) German Language
2 1 (1.43%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Electronics
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) XML
2 5 (7.14%) Java EE
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) Ajax
4 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.86%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.43%) XSD
6 1 (1.43%) XSLT
6 1 (1.43%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.43%) jQuery
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Clustering
2 17 (24.29%) Replication
3 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
5 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.29%) Smart Meter
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.86%) NHS
7 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) UNIX
4 5 (7.14%) CentOS
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (20.00%) Migration
3 13 (18.57%) Data Architecture
4 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
5 11 (15.71%) Data Management
5 11 (15.71%) Data Migration
5 11 (15.71%) Master Data Management
6 9 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.57%) ITIL
8 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.14%) DevOps
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 9 (12.86%) Java
4 5 (7.14%) Python
4 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.71%) C#
5 4 (5.71%) VB
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.29%) MCTS
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 2 (2.86%) OCP
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.29%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Nagios
1 5 (7.14%) Munin
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (4.29%) WSUS
2 3 (4.29%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) Oracle
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.14%) JBoss
5 4 (5.71%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Sybase
6 2 (2.86%) Veritas
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) SunGard
7 1 (1.43%) HP
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: circ £30,000 - £40,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Bens + On call
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