The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 208 195 189
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 11 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.50% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 37
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £50,000 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5222 5161 5583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.23% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 4093 4706
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
SQL Server DBA
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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 -9 6 £43,750 -18.60%
Slough - 2 - -
Reading -4 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Bracknell -10 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (34.62%) Clustering
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 6 (23.08%) Replication
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) MySQL
10 4 (15.38%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Linux
10 4 (15.38%) MCTS
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (11.54%) High Availability
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) Windows

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (19.23%) MySQL
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (7.69%) Couchbase
8 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (3.85%) QlikView
9 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) MDX
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) XSD
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Clustering
2 6 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (34.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (11.54%) High Availability
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Management
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Security
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCTS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects