Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 229 262
Rank change year-on-year +54 +33 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 81 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.42% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 21
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £31,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.42% -40.95% +23.53%
10th Percentile £40,000 £29,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,413 6,247 7,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.36% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4,352 5,087 5,751
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured SQL DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Berkshire

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +32 62 £53,750 +22.86% 1
Slough - 7 £61,250 - 2
Reading -4 6 £40,000 +29.03% 4
Windsor - 1 £55,000 -
SQL DBA
South East

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 78 (96.30%) SQL
1 78 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 38 (46.91%) Performance Tuning
3 36 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (44.44%) Windows
4 30 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 25 (30.86%) Oracle
5 25 (30.86%) Linux
5 25 (30.86%) Oracle Database
6 24 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (29.63%) Service Management
6 24 (29.63%) Red Hat
7 22 (27.16%) High Availability
8 21 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
9 20 (24.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (23.46%) Logistics
10 19 (23.46%) Windows Server
11 17 (20.99%) Private Cloud
11 17 (20.99%) ServiceNow
11 17 (20.99%) BMC
11 17 (20.99%) IIS
12 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (17.28%) ITIL
13 14 (17.28%) C
14 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
14 13 (16.05%) Problem Management
15 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (14.81%) Replication

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.99%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.94%) SaaS
4 3 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (30.86%) Oracle Database
4 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.47%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (2.47%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.47%) Informix
10 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Liquibase
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Advertising
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.47%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Private Cloud
2 12 (14.81%) Replication
3 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Clustering
3 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Fintech
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Windows
2 25 (30.86%) Linux
3 24 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (23.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.47%) Unix
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (29.63%) Service Management
3 22 (27.16%) High Availability
4 21 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (24.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (23.46%) Logistics
7 14 (17.28%) ITIL
8 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
8 13 (16.05%) Problem Management
9 10 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.64%) Statistics
11 5 (6.17%) Migration
12 3 (3.70%) Change Control
13 2 (2.47%) Active Record
13 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
13 2 (2.47%) Database Mirroring
13 2 (2.47%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 78 (96.30%) SQL
2 14 (17.28%) C
3 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) C#
5 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.41%) MCITP
2 6 (7.41%) MCSA
2 6 (7.41%) MCTS
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCCM
1 7 (8.64%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.47%) Packer
3 2 (2.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.86%) Oracle
3 24 (29.63%) Red Hat
4 17 (20.99%) BMC
4 17 (20.99%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.23%) Facebook
6 1 (1.23%) VMware