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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Database Administrator
Rank 116 115 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server DBA 10 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
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
1891 1757 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.03% 95.59% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1470 1487
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 10 £35,000 -30.00%
SQL Server DBA
South East

SQL Server DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
5 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (60.87%) T-SQL
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
9 7 (30.43%) MVC
9 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) SSDT
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
11 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
12 4 (17.39%) ITIL
13 3 (13.04%) Degree
13 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
14 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
14 2 (8.70%) Clustering
14 2 (8.70%) IIS
14 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
14 2 (8.70%) HP
14 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
15 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (4.35%) NAS

SQL Server DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) SSDT
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) OLTP
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) XML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (30.43%) Load Testing
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.35%) Meridio