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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 121 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 12 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.57% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.79% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 6
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2021 1896 2005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.56% 94.28% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1541 1725
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
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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 0 7 - -
Iver - 3 £42,500 -
High Wycombe -3 2 £42,500 -22.72%
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (80.95%) T-SQL
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (57.14%) SSDT
5 12 (57.14%) Load Testing
5 12 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (57.14%) MVC
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (23.81%) MCITP
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) MCDBA
10 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (14.29%) Foglight
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (14.29%) Database Theory
12 2 (9.52%) Logistics

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (95.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) SSDT
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.76%) MySQL
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.76%) OLAP
8 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (57.14%) Load Testing
2 12 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (57.14%) MVC
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Database Theory
6 2 (9.52%) Logistics
6 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCITP
3 4 (19.05%) MCDBA
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Foglight
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.76%) Meridio
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco