Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 257 105
Rank change year-on-year +51 -152 +144
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 48 38 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.75% 0.44% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.46% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 252
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £28,875 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -4.26% +8.05% -7.45%

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 6078 8309 10573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6513 8406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Reading +52 28 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Slough - 5 £60,000 -
Maidenhead +24 4 £42,500 -29.17%
Wokingham - 3 £30,500 -
Thatcham - 2 £62,500 -
Newbury - 1 £46,000 -
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 20 (41.67%) Oracle
4 18 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (29.17%) Unix
5 14 (29.17%) Linux
5 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
7 11 (22.92%) Statistics
8 10 (20.83%) Database Tuning
8 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (18.75%) Migration
9 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.75%) Windows
9 9 (18.75%) High Availability
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 8 (16.67%) Replication
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 6 (12.50%) Change Data Capture

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 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) IaaS
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Akamai
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (12.50%) OLTP
8 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
10 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) RESTful
3 2 (4.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Replication
2 6 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
1 14 (29.17%) Unix
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Data Modelling
1 11 (22.92%) Statistics
2 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.83%) Database Tuning
2 10 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (18.75%) High Availability
3 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
4 6 (12.50%) Database Optimisation
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) Data Management
7 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.17%) ERP
7 2 (4.17%) Open Source
7 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) RedGate