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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 189 216 198
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 19 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.18% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 21
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -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
4725 5426 5081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.99% 92.59% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3756 3759 3959
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +17 11 £56,250 +32.35% 3
Wokingham - 4 £27,500 -
Slough - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury +8 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (82.86%) SQL
3 18 (51.43%) T-SQL
3 18 (51.43%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (48.57%) Replication
5 15 (42.86%) Clustering
6 10 (28.57%) OLTP
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) ETL
8 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.86%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) Banking
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (20.00%) Vertica
9 7 (20.00%) SQL CLR
9 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (20.00%) QA
9 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 7 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (20.00%) VBScript
9 7 (20.00%) Analytics
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.29%) MCSE
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
10 5 (14.29%) Business Analytics

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) OLTP
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) SQL CLR
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.71%) MySQL
9 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Replication
2 15 (42.86%) Clustering
3 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Debian
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (22.86%) ETL
3 7 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (20.00%) Analytics
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) ERP
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) HP
2 7 (20.00%) Vertica
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
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