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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 143 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.22% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
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 £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (80.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (61.90%) Clustering
6 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
8 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
10 6 (28.57%) Migration
10 6 (28.57%) Replication
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (19.05%) SQL
13 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
13 3 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
14 2 (9.52%) Analytics
14 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (9.52%) MCP
14 2 (9.52%) Windows
14 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (9.52%) MCITP
14 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
15 1 (4.76%) Finance

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.76%) OLTP
7 1 (4.76%) SQL CLR
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Vertica
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