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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 211 202 218
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 14 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.46% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.48% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 12
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -2 9 £47,500 -30.65%
Slough - 3 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £36,250 -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (85.11%) SQL
3 27 (57.45%) Clustering
4 24 (51.06%) Performance Tuning
5 23 (48.94%) Replication
6 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
7 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (23.40%) Windows
11 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (17.02%) High Availability
13 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
13 8 (17.02%) Banking
13 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.89%) VBScript
14 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
15 6 (12.77%) Degree
15 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
15 6 (12.77%) SQL CLR
16 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (10.64%) Vertica

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (27.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (12.77%) SQL CLR
10 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
10 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.51%) OLTP
11 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
11 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (57.45%) Clustering
2 23 (48.94%) Replication
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Streaming Music
4 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.02%) High Availability
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.64%) ETL
5 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Optimisation
6 3 (6.38%) Database Security
6 3 (6.38%) Line Management
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.13%) Database Tuning
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL
8 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 21 (44.68%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.89%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) Vertica
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle