Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 253 278
Rank change year-on-year +46 +25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 56 13 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 46
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% +38.24% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 6,439 6,345 9,056
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.60% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,188 5,105 7,377
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 - 35 £55,000 -
Reading +28 11 £52,500 - 2
Windsor - 4 £57,500 -
Wokingham - 3 £60,000 -
SQL DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 56 (100.00%) SQL
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (35.71%) Oracle
4 20 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 20 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 15 (26.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (23.21%) High Availability
9 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
10 10 (17.86%) ITIL
10 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (16.07%) Service Management
11 9 (16.07%) C
11 9 (16.07%) MCSA
12 8 (14.29%) WAN
12 8 (14.29%) MCTS
12 8 (14.29%) MCITP
13 7 (12.50%) Logistics
13 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
13 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow
13 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
13 7 (12.50%) Windows Server

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 7 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.93%) Power BI
6 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (8.93%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (26.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (23.21%) High Availability
5 10 (17.86%) ITIL
6 9 (16.07%) Service Management
7 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 7 (12.50%) Logistics
7 7 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.93%) Machine Learning
10 4 (7.14%) CRM
10 4 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (3.57%) Analytics
11 2 (3.57%) Coaching
11 2 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
3 9 (16.07%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) MCSA
3 8 (14.29%) MCITP
3 8 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 20 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.50%) BMC
3 7 (12.50%) ServiceNow