Period
to 7 April 2020

The median annual salary for a DBA was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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

Database Administrator
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 104 97
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 23 14 26
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.07% 0.91% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.96% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 22
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +18.56% +4.86%
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +8.25% +5.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,046 1,451 1,573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.98% 94.34% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1,103 1,253
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured DBA in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DBA in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Salary distribution for jobs citing DBA in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for DBA in Milton Keynes

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (78.26%) PCI DSS
4 18 (78.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (39.13%) High Availability
7 8 (34.78%) Retail
7 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 7 (30.43%) Azure
8 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
8 7 (30.43%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (30.43%) SLA
8 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
8 7 (30.43%) Clustering
8 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (8.70%) Linux
9 2 (8.70%) MySQL
9 2 (8.70%) Data Security
9 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.70%) Replication
9 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
9 2 (8.70%) SDLC

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (30.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data
7 1 (4.35%) DB2
7 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.35%) NewSQL
7 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) High Availability
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Data Protection
4 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
5 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) PCI DSS
2 7 (30.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ambari
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards