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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 213 194 186
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 30
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
5421 5097 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.40% 92.98% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3781 3985 4360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 28 August 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 -11 6 £47,500 -20.83%
Reading -7 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Bracknell -8 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 28 August 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) MySQL
3 10 (40.00%) Replication
3 10 (40.00%) Clustering
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) IIS
8 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (12.00%) MCTS
10 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.00%) Ajax

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) MySQL
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
8 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Ajax
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Replication
1 10 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Database Security
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCTS
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) SAP