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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 136 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 11 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 1.24% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.33% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 24
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
DBA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2372 2252 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.09% 93.29% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1777 1590
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

DBA Salary Trend in Reading

DBA
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

DBA Salary Histogram in Reading

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Data Structures
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (21.05%) MySQL
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) Red Gate
8 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
8 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
9 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.79%) Data Guard

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) MySQL
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (15.79%) DB2
6 3 (15.79%) MS Access
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Solaris
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) AIX
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) OCP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Red Gate
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Veritas
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) SunGard
5 1 (5.26%) HP
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Posted: 2 days ago
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