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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 138 120 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.79% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 16
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -
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
2296 2141 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.26% 92.76% 94.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1693 1581
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

DBA Salary Histogram in Reading

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) MCSE
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (18.75%) Replication
8 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (18.75%) MCTS
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.25%) DB2
6 1 (6.25%) OLTP
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Database Security
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 2 (12.50%) OCP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Data Guard
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SunGard
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) F5
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