Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a DBA was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 232 176
Rank change year-on-year +40 -56 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 80 44 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.13% 0.63% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.66% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 168
Berkshire median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,625 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.54% +5.28% -

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 6,766 6,693 9,759
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.89% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,443 5,355 7,966
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 33 £55,000 -
Reading +14 24 £36,750 -26.50% 3
Slough - 6 £60,000 -
Windsor - 4 £57,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £60,000 - 2
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (65.00%) SQL
2 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 42 (52.50%) Linux
4 41 (51.25%) Oracle
4 41 (51.25%) Oracle Database
5 26 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (26.25%) Red Hat
6 21 (26.25%) Unix
6 21 (26.25%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (22.50%) Migration
8 17 (21.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (21.25%) Windows
8 17 (21.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (20.00%) High Availability
10 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 10 (12.50%) RDBMS
13 10 (12.50%) ITIL
13 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (11.25%) WAN
14 9 (11.25%) MCSA
14 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (11.25%) MCTS
14 9 (11.25%) MCITP

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 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) WAN
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (51.25%) Oracle Database
3 17 (21.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
7 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (7.50%) MySQL
8 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
2 3 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.75%) Advertising
1 3 (3.75%) Banking
1 3 (3.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (1.25%) RESTful
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Data Structures
2 5 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.00%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (52.50%) Linux
2 26 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (26.25%) Unix
4 17 (21.25%) Windows
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (22.50%) Migration
3 17 (21.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (20.00%) High Availability
5 10 (12.50%) ITIL
5 10 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.50%) ETL
9 5 (6.25%) OpenUP
9 5 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.00%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.00%) Statistics
11 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.75%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (3.75%) DevOps
11 3 (3.75%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.00%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
2 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.25%) C
4 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.25%) MCITP
2 9 (11.25%) MCSA
2 9 (11.25%) MCTS
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.25%) OCP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Ansible
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) SCCM
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Oracle
2 21 (26.25%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) RedGate
4 3 (3.75%) Siebel