The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 62 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 43 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.54% 0.85% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 0.88% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 6
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SQL DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1175 1243 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.79% 96.36% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 885 999 719
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SQL DBA Salary Trend in Essex

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL DBA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SQL DBA Salary Histogram in Essex

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Colchester -5 16 £47,500 -
Chelmsford - 9 £50,000 - 4
Basildon - 8 - -
SQL DBA
East of England

SQL DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title.

1 102 (97.14%) SQL
2 98 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 68 (64.76%) T-SQL
4 58 (55.24%) Clustering
5 54 (51.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (41.90%) Performance Tuning
7 43 (40.95%) MS Excel
8 34 (32.38%) MS Access
9 33 (31.43%) Windows
9 33 (31.43%) Replication
10 32 (30.48%) Finance
11 31 (29.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (29.52%) Database Mirroring
12 30 (28.57%) Service Delivery
13 29 (27.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (27.62%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
15 27 (25.71%) Red Gate
15 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 26 (24.76%) MCSA
16 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
17 24 (22.86%) High Availability
17 24 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (19.05%) Legal
20 19 (18.10%) SQL Server 2012
20 19 (18.10%) SQL Server 2014
21 18 (17.14%) Law
21 18 (17.14%) ITIL

SQL DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited SQL 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 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (40.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 54 (51.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (32.38%) MS Access
4 31 (29.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (27.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 24 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (18.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (18.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (4.76%) MySQL
10 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 20 (19.05%) Legal
3 18 (17.14%) Law
4 3 (2.86%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 58 (55.24%) Clustering
2 33 (31.43%) Replication
3 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (31.43%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Performance Tuning
2 31 (29.52%) Database Mirroring
3 30 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 29 (27.62%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (22.86%) High Availability
6 18 (17.14%) ITIL
7 16 (15.24%) Data Management
8 14 (13.33%) Case Management
8 14 (13.33%) Supplier Management
9 5 (4.76%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.81%) Project Management
11 3 (2.86%) Database Security
11 3 (2.86%) Document Management
12 2 (1.90%) Business Continuity
12 2 (1.90%) Software Architecture
13 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1 (0.95%) Line Management
13 1 (0.95%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 102 (97.14%) SQL
2 68 (64.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) MCSA
1 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Red Gate
2 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.19%) iManage
4 14 (13.33%) Interwoven
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.95%) NetApp
6 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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