The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 156 212 182
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 55 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.22% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.24% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 32
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
SQL DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4724 5493 5160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 92.58% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 3805 4022
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Berkshire region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 18 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Slough +12 14 £41,500 -17.00%
Wokingham - 8 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell +25 3 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Newbury +8 1 - -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title.

1 70 (97.22%) SQL
2 60 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 36 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (34.72%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (34.72%) Replication
6 23 (31.94%) ETL
7 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 20 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (25.00%) Clustering
10 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (20.83%) OLTP
12 13 (18.06%) Linux
13 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 11 (15.28%) MS Access
15 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (13.89%) Data Management
16 9 (12.50%) Retail
16 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
16 9 (12.50%) Degree
17 8 (11.11%) Data Integration
17 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
17 8 (11.11%) Finance
17 8 (11.11%) Law
17 8 (11.11%) Banking
17 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (11.11%) Analytics

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (20.83%) OLTP
7 11 (15.28%) MS Access
8 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (9.72%) SQL CLR
10 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.78%) MySQL
12 2 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 9 (12.50%) Retail
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Law
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
1 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.72%) Replication
2 18 (25.00%) Clustering
3 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.11%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.17%) FMCG
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.17%) Debian
5 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (31.94%) ETL
3 10 (13.89%) Data Management
4 8 (11.11%) Analytics
5 7 (9.72%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.33%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analytics
8 3 (4.17%) Open Source
8 3 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.17%) Migration
9 2 (2.78%) High Availability
9 2 (2.78%) ERP
9 2 (2.78%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.39%) CRM
10 1 (1.39%) B2B
10 1 (1.39%) B2C
10 1 (1.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 70 (97.22%) SQL
2 36 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.72%) VBScript
5 1 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.94%) MCSE
4 2 (2.78%) MCP
4 2 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) HP
2 7 (9.72%) Vertica
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
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