The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 132 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.47% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
SQL Server DBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2101 1925 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.38% 94.59% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1466 1452
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server DBA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SQL Server DBA Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server DBA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -22 2 £28,500 -18.57%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited SQL Server DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server DBA in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) Clustering
3 16 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
5 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (38.46%) RDBMS
8 10 (38.46%) Windows
8 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (30.77%) MCITP
10 8 (30.77%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) MCTS
11 6 (23.08%) MCSA
11 6 (23.08%) High Availability
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (15.38%) Time Management
13 4 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (15.38%) Replication
13 4 (15.38%) ETL
14 3 (11.54%) Database Mirroring

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited SQL Server DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
6 10 (38.46%) RDBMS
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (23.08%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Logistics
8 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (30.77%) MCITP
3 6 (23.08%) MCTS
3 6 (23.08%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Foglight
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft