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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 210 209 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 17 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 7
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,350 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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
5020 5308 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.25% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 3857 3991
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
(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 +7 6 £52,500 +40.00%
Reading -7 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Bracknell - 4 - -
Slough -1 1 £55,000 +29.41%
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (45.24%) Replication
4 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (42.86%) Clustering
6 17 (40.48%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (33.33%) MySQL
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle
8 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
9 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
10 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
11 8 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (16.67%) Migration
13 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
15 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (9.52%) .NET
15 4 (9.52%) ETL
15 4 (9.52%) DNS
15 4 (9.52%) XML
15 4 (9.52%) IIS
15 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
15 4 (9.52%) C#

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (52.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (33.33%) MySQL
5 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (2.38%) OLTP
10 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.38%) SQL CLR
General
1 1 (2.38%) Advertising
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
1 4 (9.52%) XML
1 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
1 4 (9.52%) Ajax
2 2 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Replication
2 18 (42.86%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (40.48%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.81%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
8 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (4.76%) Analytics
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL
10 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C#
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
1 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCITP
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.38%) Vertica