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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 190 174 172
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 36 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.83% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.89% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 49
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £44,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £71,000
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
5475 5271 5216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.34% 93.09% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4037 4314
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 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 30 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
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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 -9 15 £47,500 -20.83%
Bracknell +6 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading -17 4 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Slough - 4 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 37 (52.86%) SQL
3 30 (42.86%) Oracle
4 29 (41.43%) MySQL
4 29 (41.43%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (22.86%) Clustering
7 15 (21.43%) Replication
7 15 (21.43%) Migration
7 15 (21.43%) Linux
7 15 (21.43%) Oracle Database
8 14 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 14 (20.00%) Windows
9 13 (18.57%) Data Architecture
10 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
11 11 (15.71%) Data Management
11 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (15.71%) Master Data Management
11 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (15.71%) Data Migration
11 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
12 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (14.29%) DNS
12 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
13 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
13 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (11.43%) UNIX
14 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) Resin
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) NAS
3 2 (2.86%) SAN
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
4 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 14 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (7.14%) DB2
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.86%) OLTP
11 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.43%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Electronics
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) Ajax
4 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.29%) Java EE
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 16 (22.86%) Clustering
2 15 (21.43%) Replication
3 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (15.71%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.71%) Smart Meter
6 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.43%) NHS
8 1 (1.43%) DTV
8 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Linux
2 14 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) UNIX
4 3 (4.29%) Solaris
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) CentOS
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (21.43%) 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 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.00%) ITIL
7 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.71%) Service Management
10 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.29%) DevOps
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.86%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
3 7 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) VB
4 4 (5.71%) C#
4 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Korn
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.29%) MCTS
4 3 (4.29%) MCSE
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 2 (2.86%) OCP
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 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 3 (4.29%) Nagios
1 3 (4.29%) WSUS
1 3 (4.29%) Data Guard
1 3 (4.29%) Munin
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Oracle
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.71%) VMware
5 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 3 (4.29%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Sybase
6 2 (2.86%) Veritas
7 1 (1.43%) SunGard
7 1 (1.43%) HP
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.43%) F5
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