Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 199 244
Rank change year-on-year +75 +45 -133
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 134 60 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.37% 0.92% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 0.97% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 36
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £69,125 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%

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 5,370 6,198 7,511
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.44% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,305 5,029 5,835
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +49 96 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Reading -11 10 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Slough -9 7 £61,250 +81.48% 2
Wokingham +19 4 £42,500 +39.34%
Windsor - 1 £55,000 -
DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 89 (66.42%) SQL
2 87 (64.93%) SQL Server
3 72 (53.73%) Oracle
3 72 (53.73%) Oracle Database
4 60 (44.78%) Performance Tuning
5 53 (39.55%) Linux
6 52 (38.81%) Windows
7 46 (34.33%) Microsoft
8 37 (27.61%) Problem Management
9 36 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (26.87%) Service Management
10 35 (26.12%) Logistics
10 35 (26.12%) Windows Server
11 33 (24.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 33 (24.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (24.63%) Root Cause Analysis
11 33 (24.63%) Red Hat
12 32 (23.88%) Active Directory
13 29 (21.64%) IIS
13 29 (21.64%) BMC
13 29 (21.64%) ServiceNow
13 29 (21.64%) Private Cloud
14 26 (19.40%) High Availability
14 26 (19.40%) ITIL
15 25 (18.66%) Oracle RAC
15 25 (18.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (18.66%) Incident Management
16 24 (17.91%) Data Guard
16 24 (17.91%) Oracle Database 12c
17 22 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery

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 29 (21.64%) IIS
2 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Oracle 11i
1 12 (8.96%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (8.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.73%) SaaS
4 4 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) WAN
2 4 (2.99%) Firewall
2 4 (2.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (64.93%) SQL Server
2 72 (53.73%) Oracle Database
3 36 (26.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (18.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 24 (17.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 15 (11.19%) Relational Database
7 14 (10.45%) RDBMS
8 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (8.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) JIRA
1 2 (1.49%) Liquibase
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 4 (2.99%) Finance
2 2 (1.49%) Advertising
2 2 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.94%) Middleware
2 6 (4.48%) .NET
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.49%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.64%) Private Cloud
2 13 (9.70%) Replication
3 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.97%) Clustering
5 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.49%) Fintech
6 2 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.55%) Linux
2 52 (38.81%) Windows
3 35 (26.12%) Windows Server
4 33 (24.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (14.93%) Unix
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.78%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (27.61%) Problem Management
3 36 (26.87%) Service Management
4 35 (26.12%) Logistics
5 33 (24.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (24.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 26 (19.40%) High Availability
6 26 (19.40%) ITIL
7 25 (18.66%) Incident Management
8 22 (16.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (14.93%) Statistics
10 12 (8.96%) BPEL
10 12 (8.96%) Proactive Monitoring
11 10 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.97%) Migration
13 5 (3.73%) Performance Monitoring
14 4 (2.99%) DevOps
14 4 (2.99%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (66.42%) SQL
2 14 (10.45%) C
3 9 (6.72%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.97%) MCSA
3 6 (4.48%) Degree
3 6 (4.48%) MCITP
3 6 (4.48%) MCTS
4 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.75%) MBA
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) GDPR
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 32 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 25 (18.66%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (17.91%) Data Guard
2 12 (8.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (5.22%) SCCM
3 7 (5.22%) SCOM
4 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.49%) Ansible
5 2 (1.49%) Packer
5 2 (1.49%) Puppet
5 2 (1.49%) Terraform
6 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 72 (53.73%) Oracle
2 46 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (24.63%) Red Hat
4 29 (21.64%) BMC
4 29 (21.64%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.24%) VMware
6 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.75%) Facebook