Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 232 272
Rank change year-on-year +44 +40 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 71 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.14% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 34
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +14.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,550 £27,375
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £46,750
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.42% +10.00%

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 5,967 5,818 8,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.50% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,836 4,682 6,556
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +9 50 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Reading +7 12 £53,750 +2.38%
Slough -3 4 £61,250 +2.08% 6
Wokingham +3 2 £47,500 +55.74%
Windsor - 1 £55,000 - 1
SQL DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 69 (97.18%) SQL
1 69 (97.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 30 (42.25%) Linux
3 30 (42.25%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (39.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (39.44%) Oracle Database
4 28 (39.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (39.44%) Oracle
4 28 (39.44%) Red Hat
5 25 (35.21%) Windows
6 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
7 21 (29.58%) Service Management
8 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
8 20 (28.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (26.76%) ServiceNow
9 19 (26.76%) Private Cloud
9 19 (26.76%) BMC
9 19 (26.76%) IIS
9 19 (26.76%) Incident Management
9 19 (26.76%) Problem Management
9 19 (26.76%) Logistics
10 14 (19.72%) C
11 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
12 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (14.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence

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 19 (26.76%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (97.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (39.44%) Oracle Database
3 23 (32.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.63%) Power BI
7 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.82%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (2.82%) Informix
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.41%) OLTP
10 1 (1.41%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Liquibase
General
1 4 (5.63%) Advertising
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.41%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Private Cloud
2 5 (7.04%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Replication
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Linux
2 28 (39.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (35.21%) Windows
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.82%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (39.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (29.58%) Service Management
4 20 (28.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 19 (26.76%) Incident Management
5 19 (26.76%) Logistics
5 19 (26.76%) Problem Management
6 10 (14.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.27%) High Availability
9 5 (7.04%) Machine Learning
10 4 (5.63%) CRM
10 4 (5.63%) Migration
11 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.23%) Change Control
11 3 (4.23%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (4.23%) ITIL
11 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.23%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (2.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) SQL
2 14 (19.72%) C
3 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) MCSA
1 1 (1.41%) MCSE
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.41%) Packer
2 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (39.44%) Oracle
2 28 (39.44%) Red Hat
3 19 (26.76%) BMC
3 19 (26.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.41%) Facebook