Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Database Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 211 260
Rank change year-on-year +77 +49 -112
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 132 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.07% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 0.75% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 44
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,350 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +6.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,084 5,866 8,319
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,943 4,719 6,603
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Berkshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for DBA in Berkshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DBA in Berkshire

DBA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +31 90 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Reading +2 17 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Slough -2 4 £61,250 +28.95% 4
Wokingham +4 2 £47,500 +55.74%
Windsor - 2 £57,500 - 1
DBA
South East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 87 (65.91%) Oracle
1 87 (65.91%) Oracle Database
2 70 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 70 (53.03%) SQL
2 70 (53.03%) Linux
3 54 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 52 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
5 48 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 47 (35.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (35.61%) Red Hat
7 43 (32.58%) Windows
8 40 (30.30%) Problem Management
9 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
9 39 (29.55%) Service Management
10 38 (28.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 37 (28.03%) ServiceNow
11 37 (28.03%) Private Cloud
11 37 (28.03%) Logistics
11 37 (28.03%) Incident Management
11 37 (28.03%) BMC
11 37 (28.03%) IIS
11 37 (28.03%) Windows Server
12 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (17.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 21 (15.91%) Oracle RAC
15 19 (14.39%) Data Guard
16 18 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (13.64%) Unix
17 16 (12.12%) WebLogic

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (28.03%) IIS
2 16 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle 11i
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (65.91%) Oracle Database
2 70 (53.03%) SQL Server
3 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (17.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 18 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (10.61%) RDBMS
7 14 (10.61%) Relational Database
8 11 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (3.03%) Power BI
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.52%) Informix
12 2 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Liquibase
General
1 4 (3.03%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Advertising
3 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) Middleware
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.76%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) Private Cloud
2 5 (3.79%) Clustering
3 4 (3.03%) Replication
4 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (53.03%) Linux
2 47 (35.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (32.58%) Windows
4 37 (28.03%) Windows Server
5 18 (13.64%) Unix
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) Performance Tuning
2 48 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 40 (30.30%) Problem Management
4 39 (29.55%) Service Management
5 38 (28.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 37 (28.03%) Incident Management
6 37 (28.03%) Logistics
7 16 (12.12%) Proactive Monitoring
8 14 (10.61%) BPEL
9 11 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (6.82%) High Availability
11 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.55%) ITIL
13 5 (3.79%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (3.79%) CRM
13 5 (3.79%) Mentoring
13 5 (3.79%) Statistics
14 4 (3.03%) Dashboard Development
14 4 (3.03%) Machine Learning
14 4 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (53.03%) SQL
2 14 (10.61%) C
3 11 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) MCSA
2 1 (0.76%) MCSE
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) OCP
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (15.91%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (14.39%) Data Guard
2 16 (12.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Packer
4 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 87 (65.91%) Oracle
2 54 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 47 (35.61%) Red Hat
4 37 (28.03%) BMC
4 37 (28.03%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.55%) Siebel
6 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.76%) Facebook
7 1 (0.76%) SAP