The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 62 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.19% 0.16% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
491 607 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.71% 96.20% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 437 525 479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £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 Slough

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Slough

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Clustering
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (63.64%) Replication
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) OO
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (18.18%) Migration
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
9 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
9 2 (18.18%) High Availability
9 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Clustering
2 7 (63.64%) Replication
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle