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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 191 211 194
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 22 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.19% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 21
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
4712 5228 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 92.94% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3687 4089
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Reading +12 13 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Wokingham - 6 £27,500 -
Slough -8 3 £45,000 - 1
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (65.79%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) Replication
4 18 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (44.74%) Clustering
5 17 (44.74%) T-SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (23.68%) OLTP
7 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.05%) ETL
9 7 (18.42%) MySQL
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (18.42%) Degree
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (18.42%) Analytics
10 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 6 (15.79%) Vertica
10 6 (15.79%) SQL CLR
10 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.79%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
10 6 (15.79%) Banking
10 6 (15.79%) VBScript
10 6 (15.79%) HP
10 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle
11 5 (13.16%) MCSE

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (23.68%) OLTP
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (18.42%) MySQL
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) SQL CLR
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) Ajax
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Replication
2 17 (44.74%) Clustering
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Debian
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (21.05%) ETL
3 7 (18.42%) Analytics
4 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.63%) Migration
9 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.63%) ERP
9 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.79%) VBScript
3 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) HP
2 6 (15.79%) Vertica
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £55,000 per annum Excellent Package - Full details on request
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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