The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 88 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 32 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.60% 0.96% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.00% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 7
Average salary £49,000 £49,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.01% +52.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £38,900
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1897 1796 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.94% 95.53% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1504 1506
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Buckinghamshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

DBA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Milton Keynes +6 27 £50,000 +10.49%
High Wycombe -5 3 £38,750 -22.50%
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 46 (83.64%) SQL
2 43 (78.18%) SQL Server
3 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
4 24 (43.64%) T-SQL
4 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
5 21 (38.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (36.36%) ITIL
6 20 (36.36%) Windows
7 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (29.09%) Linux
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (25.45%) Oracle
11 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (20.00%) Finance
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (18.18%) Replication
14 9 (16.36%) MySQL
14 9 (16.36%) Solaris
14 9 (16.36%) Capacity Management
15 8 (14.55%) SSDT
15 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.55%) MVC
15 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
15 8 (14.55%) Load Testing
15 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
1 2 (3.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (78.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (38.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (16.36%) MySQL
7 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
7 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
7 8 (14.55%) SSDT
8 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (10.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (10.91%) DB2
9 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (7.27%) CouchDB
10 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (7.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
3 1 (1.82%) WinForms
3 1 (1.82%) jQuery
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Replication
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.91%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.27%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Solaris
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.91%) AIX
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (7.27%) CentOS
8 3 (5.45%) UNIX
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 18 (32.73%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.36%) Capacity Management
5 8 (14.55%) MVC
5 8 (14.55%) Load Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Release Management
6 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) TDD
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
7 4 (7.27%) BDD
8 3 (5.45%) Database Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) SQL
2 24 (43.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.64%) AWK
5 2 (3.64%) sed
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) MCITP
4 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Sybase
4 4 (7.27%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Computacenter
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) NetApp
6 2 (3.64%) McAfee
6 2 (3.64%) EMC
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Percona
7 1 (1.82%) Meridio