The median annual salary for a DBA was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 128 137
Rank change year-on-year +36 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 14 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.12% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.60% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 14
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £80,000
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1212 1836 2305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.35% 93.87% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1487 1577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Reading

DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA in Reading.

Salary trend for DBA in Reading

DBA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DBA in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DBA in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 21 (65.63%) High Availability
3 19 (59.38%) Oracle
4 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (46.88%) Linux
6 14 (43.75%) ETL
6 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database
7 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
7 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
7 13 (40.63%) Unix
8 12 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
8 12 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (28.13%) Windows
12 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
12 7 (21.88%) OLTP
12 7 (21.88%) Solaris
12 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
12 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (21.88%) Degree
13 6 (18.75%) Statistics
13 6 (18.75%) Taleo

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Eloqua
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Responsys
1 6 (18.75%) SaaS
1 6 (18.75%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle Database
3 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
4 12 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (21.88%) OLTP
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (18.75%) OLAP
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle OLAP
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (18.75%) VLDB
10 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (9.38%) MySQL
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Unix
3 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Solaris
5 6 (18.75%) CentOS
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Debian
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) High Availability
2 16 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (43.75%) ETL
4 13 (40.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
7 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
7 6 (18.75%) Change Management
7 6 (18.75%) Code Optimisation
7 6 (18.75%) Database Tuning
7 6 (18.75%) Line Management
7 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
7 6 (18.75%) Performance Management
7 6 (18.75%) Physics
7 6 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (18.75%) Statistics
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.63%) MCSA
3 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) HNC
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (18.75%) XenServer
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (18.75%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Sun
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) arcserve
5 1 (3.13%) CommVault
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas