The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 213 201 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 12 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 24
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SQL Server 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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 9 £47,500 -20.83%
Reading -8 2 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Bracknell -15 1 £42,500 -15.00%
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) MySQL
4 12 (42.86%) Replication
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Clustering
7 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
9 5 (17.86%) IIS
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 4 (14.29%) XML
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) C#
10 4 (14.29%) Java
11 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
11 3 (10.71%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) MCSE
11 3 (10.71%) Migration
11 3 (10.71%) MCTS

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) MySQL
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (7.14%) Couchbase
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) Ajax
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
2 9 (32.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.57%) Database Security
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
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