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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 97 76 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 26 50 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.33% 2.70% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.88% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 26
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -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
1867 1738 2027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.79% 93.79% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1368 1771
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 24 December 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
High Wycombe +7 15 £41,000 -25.45%
Iver - 7 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes -25 4 - -
DBA
South East

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (78.18%) SQL
1 43 (78.18%) SQL Server
2 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) MS Excel
4 27 (49.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (43.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (34.55%) T-SQL
6 19 (34.55%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (32.73%) MySQL
7 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (32.73%) Replication
8 16 (29.09%) ITIL
8 16 (29.09%) Windows
8 16 (29.09%) Linux
9 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (21.82%) MVC
11 12 (21.82%) Load Testing
11 12 (21.82%) SSDT
12 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (20.00%) Clustering
12 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (18.18%) Oracle
14 9 (16.36%) Finance
14 9 (16.36%) MariaDB
15 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
15 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (7.27%) Apache
1 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (52.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (78.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (49.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (43.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (32.73%) MySQL
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (21.82%) SSDT
8 9 (16.36%) MariaDB
9 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
9 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
9 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (12.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
12 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
13 4 (7.27%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) LAMP
2 5 (9.09%) XML
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) REST
3 4 (7.27%) CSS3
3 4 (7.27%) jQuery
3 4 (7.27%) HTML5
3 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) WinForms
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Replication
2 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (20.00%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) CMDB
4 4 (7.27%) Open Source
5 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.09%) Solaris
7 4 (7.27%) UNIX
7 4 (7.27%) CentOS
8 3 (5.45%) AIX
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (29.09%) ITIL
4 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 12 (21.82%) Load Testing
5 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) ETL
7 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.09%) Release Management
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.27%) TDD
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) DevOps
8 4 (7.27%) Database Tuning
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
9 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
9 3 (5.45%) Database Security
9 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.27%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) AWK
4 3 (5.45%) sed
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.09%) MCITP
3 4 (7.27%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Foglight
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 3 (5.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Sybase
3 3 (5.45%) Percona
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.82%) Meridio
5 1 (1.82%) HP