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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Administrator
Rank 60 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.78% - 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% - 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £32,500
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
497 587 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.50% 95.92% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 426 497 481
Average salary £40,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.82% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

DBA
Salary Trend in Slough

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

DBA Salary Trend in Slough

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
1 4 (44.44%) Smart Meter
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle