The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 139 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.57% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 9
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
SQL DBA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Reading region.

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Reading

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) MCSE
6 3 (37.50%) MCTS
6 3 (37.50%) Replication
7 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (25.00%) High Availability
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (25.00%) Database Security
8 1 (12.50%) NAS
8 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (12.50%) .NET
8 1 (12.50%) MySQL
8 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) C#
8 1 (12.50%) Java
8 1 (12.50%) PHP
8 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (12.50%) ETL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Database Security
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP