Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 268 183
Rank change year-on-year +38 -85 +120
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 25 28 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.32% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 159
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.74% +10.00% -5.56%

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 6075 8295 10539
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.66% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6504 8379
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Reading +40 14 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Maidenhead +18 3 £42,500 -29.17%
Slough - 3 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £30,500 -
SQL DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
7 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (8.00%) VMware
9 2 (8.00%) Retail
9 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (4.00%) RavenDB
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) RedGate