The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 143 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.15% 0.44% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.47% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 15
Average salary £41,250 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.06% -38.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL Server 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
2369 2335 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.57% 92.95% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1847 1631
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 Reading

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

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Red Gate
4 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Gate
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase