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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 212 180 184
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 14 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.74% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 37
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,425 £42,050 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
5462 5257 5323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.33% 93.16% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4136 4455
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Maidenhead -10 8 £47,500 -20.83%
Slough +8 1 £50,000 -
Newbury 0 1 £40,000 -4.76%
Bracknell -10 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading -11 1 £42,500 -19.04%
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (91.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (75.68%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) Clustering
4 15 (40.54%) Replication
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (32.43%) T-SQL
6 12 (32.43%) MySQL
6 12 (32.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
12 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
12 5 (13.51%) IIS
12 5 (13.51%) OO

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (91.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) MySQL
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
7 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.41%) Couchbase
9 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
9 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
1 1 (2.70%) Electronics
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.11%) Ajax
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.70%) XSD
5 1 (2.70%) XSLT
5 1 (2.70%) LAMP
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Clustering
2 15 (40.54%) Replication
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Performance Tuning
1 12 (32.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) ETL
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Database Security
7 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) VB
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) MCTS
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) vSphere
1 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) HP