The median annual salary for a DBA was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 190 176
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 22 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.70% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.74% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 50
Median salary £51,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3203 4754 5179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.80% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 3882 3834
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured DBA in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +36 14 £50,000 +5.26%
Bracknell - 4 £60,000 -
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 29 (65.91%) Oracle
3 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
4 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database
5 23 (52.27%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (47.73%) Linux
7 20 (45.45%) ETL
7 20 (45.45%) High Availability
8 17 (38.64%) Unix
9 15 (34.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
10 13 (29.55%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
11 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
11 12 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (22.73%) Windows
13 10 (22.73%) Finance
13 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
14 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (20.45%) Database Tuning
14 9 (20.45%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 6 (13.64%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Eloqua
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Responsys
1 6 (13.64%) SaaS
1 6 (13.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (15.91%) OLTP
9 6 (13.64%) OLAP
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (13.64%) VLDB
10 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.82%) Fintech
5 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 17 (38.64%) Unix
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Solaris
6 6 (13.64%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Debian
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
8 1 (2.27%) SUSE
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (45.45%) ETL
2 20 (45.45%) High Availability
3 13 (29.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (20.45%) Database Tuning
7 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.91%) Statistics
8 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
8 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 6 (13.64%) Code Optimisation
8 6 (13.64%) Line Management
8 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
8 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
8 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
8 6 (13.64%) Physics
8 6 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
3 11 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.64%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.36%) MCSA
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
5 1 (2.27%) HND
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (13.64%) XenServer
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (13.64%) Puppet
5 4 (9.09%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Sun
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) arcserve
6 1 (2.27%) CommVault
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas