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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 121 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1970 1793 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.62% 95.99% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1486 1494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server DBA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Server DBA Salary Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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 -9 9 £35,000 -30.00%
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL
3 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
6 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (31.03%) Windows
11 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (17.24%) MVC
12 5 (17.24%) SSDT
12 5 (17.24%) Load Testing
12 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
13 4 (13.79%) Degree
13 4 (13.79%) ITIL
14 3 (10.34%) IIS
14 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
14 3 (10.34%) .NET
14 3 (10.34%) C#
14 3 (10.34%) OLTP
14 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
14 3 (10.34%) MCITP
14 3 (10.34%) Finance
14 3 (10.34%) Clustering
15 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (17.24%) SSDT
8 3 (10.34%) OLTP
9 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.90%) OLAP
9 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.45%) DTS
10 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Load Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Meridio
3 1 (3.45%) Computacenter
3 1 (3.45%) VMware