The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Database Administrator
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 105 143 139
Rank change year-on-year +38 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 2 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.15% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% +4.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1198 1823 2224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.32% 93.68% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1473 1524
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured SQL Server DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server DBA in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SQL Server DBA in Reading

SQL Server DBA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server DBA in Reading

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Reading region featuring SQL Server DBA in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (63.64%) High Availability
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (45.45%) MCSE
6 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (36.36%) MCSA
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) Windows
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (9.09%) SLA
10 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 1 (9.09%) C#
10 1 (9.09%) .NET
10 1 (9.09%) MySQL
10 1 (9.09%) Oracle
10 1 (9.09%) ITIL
10 1 (9.09%) HNC
10 1 (9.09%) HND

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (9.09%) MySQL
7 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (63.64%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle