Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 253 219
Rank change year-on-year +31 -34 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 46 14 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.20% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.21% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 105
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,875 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 6,771 6,764 9,860
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.92% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5,445 5,416 8,052
Berkshire median annual salary £49,270 £49,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.04% -1.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 April 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 21 April 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 - 22 £55,000 -
Reading +23 17 £31,000 -43.12% 1
Windsor - 4 £57,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £60,000 - 2
SQL DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 45 (97.83%) SQL Server
3 15 (32.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
4 14 (30.43%) High Availability
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle
5 13 (28.26%) Windows
5 13 (28.26%) Linux
5 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
6 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (19.57%) Migration
9 9 (19.57%) MCSA
9 9 (19.57%) ITIL
9 9 (19.57%) MCTS
9 9 (19.57%) MCITP
9 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (17.39%) WAN
11 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.87%) C
12 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
13 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (8.70%) T-SQL

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 3 (6.52%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (97.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database
3 13 (28.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.17%) Power BI
8 1 (2.17%) RavenDB
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
1 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.52%) Advertising
1 3 (6.52%) Banking
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (32.61%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (30.43%) High Availability
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 9 (19.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Task Automation
8 1 (2.17%) CRM
8 1 (2.17%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.17%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C
3 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) MCITP
2 9 (19.57%) MCSA
2 9 (19.57%) MCTS
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.52%) RedGate