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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 106 84 124
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 10 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 2.08% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 2.24% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 19
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
1708 1699 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.63% 92.79% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1366 1773
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 26 January 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
High Wycombe -7 7 £39,250 -28.63%
Iver - 2 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes -18 1 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (71.43%) SQL
3 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
4 23 (54.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (42.86%) Replication
6 18 (42.86%) MySQL
7 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
11 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
12 10 (23.81%) Load Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (23.81%) SSDT
12 10 (23.81%) MVC
12 10 (23.81%) Clustering
12 10 (23.81%) Linux
13 9 (21.43%) MariaDB
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (19.05%) Windows
14 8 (19.05%) ITIL
15 7 (16.67%) Foglight
15 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (9.52%) Apache
1 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (54.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (42.86%) MySQL
5 14 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (30.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (23.81%) SSDT
9 9 (21.43%) MariaDB
10 7 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
12 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
13 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
13 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (9.52%) CouchDB
14 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) LAMP
2 5 (11.90%) REST
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) CSS3
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) HTML5
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Replication
2 10 (23.81%) Clustering
2 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 4 (9.52%) CMDB
4 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) CentOS
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
3 10 (23.81%) Load Testing
3 10 (23.81%) MVC
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) ETL
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Database Security
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Logistics
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) AWK
4 3 (7.14%) sed
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) MCITP
2 4 (9.52%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Foglight
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Percona