The median annual salary for a SQL Server DBA was - in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 127 140
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 0 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Median salary - £27,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -52.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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 1268 1704 2206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.02% 96.43% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1350 1656
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering

SQL Server DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle