Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

SQL Server Database Administrator
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 292 276
Rank change year-on-year +48 -16 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 12 19 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.19% 0.22% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 54
Berkshire median annual salary £31,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £63,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% -

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 5955 8281 10615
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 6489 8425
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £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 Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Berkshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Berkshire

SQL Server 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 Server DBA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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 +35 6 £31,000 -34.74%
Wokingham - 3 £30,500 -
Maidenhead +18 2 £42,500 -29.17%
SQL Server DBA
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server DBA in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (8.33%) Games
8 1 (8.33%) iPhone
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics

SQL Server 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) VMware